Sat. May 19: Our Night to Shine at Masonic Theatre!

STARS (Special Theatrical Artists Revue & Showcase) will perform “Our Night to Shine,” its first variety show of the troupe’s 23rd performance season on stage at the Historic Masonic Theatre on Saturday, May 19, at 7pm.

Under the direction of Paula Crance and Sonja Kimberlin, STARS will perform a variety of skits and songs with Chris Fisher serving as the emcee.

Founded by Appalfolks of America Association (AAA), STARS has performed variety shows at the Historic Masonic Theatre and at other venues while the theatre was closed from 2010 till 2016 for restoration, a $6.5 million project completed by the Masonic Theatre Preservation Foundation by July of 2016.

Ray Allen, founder and president of AAA, remarked, “STARS continues to be one of our most important outreaches, and the troupe has grown to 21 performers over the years.”

AAA produced a documentary film about the troupe and the need for the complete restoration of the theatre in 2006, and the documentary film entitled “STARS” won a Bronze Telly that can be viewed in the Clifton Forge Public Library.

Tickets for “Our Night to Shine” are $8, $10 and $15 when purchased in advance and $10, $12 and $17 the day of the show.  Group rates are available for parties of eight or more when tickets are purchased prior to the day of the show.

The Historic Masonic Theatre (circa 1905) is the oldest continually operating theatre in Virginia, and it is fully air-conditioned.  The box office is (540) 862-5655.  Tickets may also be purchased online at historicmasonictheatre.com.

Allen added, “STARS continues to entertain audiences, and the outreach program for the mentally and physically challenged performers has served our community well. WestRock and the Town of Clifton Forge both support STARS,” Allen concluded.

– Hashtag 101. May 2018.

 

Submit a Comment

All About Country Living w/ Hashtag Lewisburg!

All About Country Living in HashtagWV this May! - This May, it’s all about country living with Farmer’s Day! Every community has its annual celebrations. In Pocahontas County it’s Pioneer Days and the Autumn Harvest Festival. In Greenbrier County you have The Chocolate Festival, The Dandelion Festival, Taste of Our Town, and the granddaddy of them all, the State Fair of West Virginia. But […]

Stay Updated w/ HashtagWV!

Want to stay updated with the paper or thinking about advertising? Sign up today for the latest HASHTAGWV monthly newsletter!

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.
"Over the last 10 years, we have tried several avenues for advertising. Beyond a doubt, our greatest return has been through HASHTAGWV. Whether it be in the HASHTAGWV print edition, or online, our customers, both locals and tourists, really do look for this media form to be in tune with what’s going on in the area and for destination shopping. Advertising with LBSPY (now HASHTAG) has unequivocally been a great asset for our business!" - Craig Miller w/ Serenity Now Outfitters. Ad rates start at just $20! Click here for MEDIA KIT  

LBMEDIAKIT
lbspy-featured-events-music
lbspy-festivals
LBSPY-Testimonials1
Patrick4CMPLTshrp "LBSPY is the best thing that has happened in Greenbrier County since I have been here for seven years. Maybe the whole state.... a first class operation and a lot of hard work," Patrick O'Flaherty (pictured above), The Irish Pub, Lewisburg, WV

Donating = Loving

HashtagWV remains D.I.Y. in nature and it takes hundreds of hours a month to research and write, and thousands of dollars to sustain. If you find any joy and value in it, please consider making a one time or recurring monthly donation of your choosing, between a cup of coffee at The Wild Bean and a good dinner at Food & Friends
Adam DeGraff "LB Spy always has their finger on the pulse of this community!" - Adam Degraff (pictured above), (The Weight/ The Dueling Fiddlers / Pianafiddle)

Instagram

  • Repost @thejasonscott Finished my first week of morning runs like
...
#lewisburg #lewisburgwv #gotowv #greenbriercounty #wv_igers #igers_of_wv #simplygbv #appalachianmountains #hashtagwv #smalltownliving #writerscommunityofinstagram #catstsgram #readingcat #newspaperprint #catreading #catstyle #catswag
  • Summer ready with @mizmooz from @wolfcreek3  in Lewisburg WV.
...
#lewisburg #lewisburgwv #gotowv #igers_of_wv #wv_igers #wvview #greenbriercounty #downtownshopping #shoplocally #smalltownliving #smallbusinessesrock #mizmooz #mizmoozshoes #wolfcreek #wolfcreekgallery #wedgesandals #wedgeheels #summerisback #weekendvibes✌️
  • Repost @mountainmeadow_wv 🎉🐗Congrats Kenny Shinaberry on your WIN!!
...
#wildbean #coffeeshoplove #lewisburgwv #lewisburg #greenbriercounty #hashtagwv #lewisburgwv #mountainmeadow #monroecountywv #boarhunting #hogwild #huntingpreserve #huntingtrip #pocahontascounty #gotowv #igers_of_wv #wv_igers

Follow Us!

LBSPY ARTICLES

Wonder How HashtagWV Remains Free?

WONDER HOW LBSPY REMAINS FREE? - Wondering how LBSPY gets published and distributed FREE every 2 weeks in print and online? Do we have wealthy parents or did one of us seduce a millionaire? No. Are we financed by bank loans or grant money? Nope, not that either. Until we hit it BIG in the lotto, every issue of LBSPY comes […]