Greenbrier Valley Theatre (GVT), the State Professional Theatre of West Virginia, is excited to announce that Season Tickets for its 53rd season are on sale now! GVT’s 2020 line-up features everything from romance to history; zany comedies to moving classics. Since the theatre was founded on the banks of the Greenbrier River, it has provided the community with a broad range of productions meant to entertain, educate and inspire. For their 53rd season, they are excited to continue that proud tradition. Enter to WIN 2 Tix to any show this performance season. Find Charles Dickens hidden inside this issue. Tell us where you find him by emailing email@example.com. Deadline: Tuesday, Feb 25.
Such great talent!! Any play you choose to see here will be great! Thank you Greenbrier Valley Theatre for always entertaining me! – Paula Podge Boothe, via fb
The 2020 season line-up is as follows:
Silent Sky, by Lauren Gunderson. GENRE: Drama DATES: April 24-May 9. STORYLINE: The story of Henrietta Leavitt who made important discoveries in astronomy despite working in the shadows of her male counterpart.
A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder, Book and Lyrics by Robert L. Freedman. Music and Lyrics by Steven Lutvak. GENRE: Musical Comedy, DATES: May 29-June 20. STORYLINE: Low-born Monty Narvarro decides to take deadly action to more quickly becoming the Earl of Highhurst in this Tony-winning musical.
Leading Ladies, by Ken Ludwig. GENRE: Farce. DATES: July 10 – Aug. 1 STORYLINE: Struggling actors touring in a small town try to inherit a dying elderly woman’s fortune by posing as her long lost nephews – or nieces!
Return to The Forbidden Planet, by Rob Carlton. GENRE: Musical. DATES: Aug. 27-Sept. 12. STORYLINE: Rock ‘n’ Roll music meets Shakespeare in this jukebox space ride.
Pride and Prejudice, Adapted by Jon Jory. GENRE: Romantic Comedy. DATES: Sept. 25-Oct. 10. STORYLINE: All of the wit and romance of Jane Austen’s classic novel comes to life for the stage.
Arsenic and Old Lace, by Joseph Kesselring. GENRE: Comedy. DATES: Oct. 30-Nov. 14. STORYLINE: Two sisters take to murdering lonely old men in this classic comedy.
A Christmas Carol, Book & Lyrics by Cathey Sawyer, Music by Joe Buttram, Arranged by Jeremy Fenn-Smith; additional arrangements by Kermit Medsker. GENRE: Musical. DATES: Dec. 4-Dec.19. STORYLINE: The classic Charles Dickens tale follows Ebeneezer Scrooge as he realizes the mistakes of his life.
All dates and productions are subject to change. To purchase season passes or for more information, call GVT’s Box Office at 304-645-3838 or visit gvtheatre.org.
This program is presented with financial assistance from the West Virginia Division of Arts, Culture & History and the National Endowment for the Arts, with approval from the West Virginia Commission on the Arts.
GVT is located at 1038 Washington St. E. in downtown Lewisburg. It is committed to its mission statement to create live, professional-quality theatre in West Virginia and, through theatre, to enlighten, enrich, and enliven the life of our region. Throughout each year, GVT produces first-class theatrical productions featuring professional actors.
“This is a wonderful organization! They have a wide range of programs for kids, teens and the community along with a full roster of professionally produced theatre…Support the arts!!” – Wendye Clarendon, via facebook review.
Additionally, the theatre offers tons of programming including a successful after-school drama program, a summer camp for children and teens, literary readings, live simulcasts of the Metropolitan Opera, special events and musical performances, art appreciation activities, lectures, discussions and workshops. Check out GVT this performance season! Learn more at gvtheatre.org
– HashtagWV #122. February 2020.