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Touring company comes to Prizery stage Tuesday

Walnut Street Theatre in Philadelphia is the state theatre of Pennsylvania.  The theatre opened in 1809, and soon after Thomas Jefferson and Marquis de Lafayette attended the opening night of “The Rivals.”  

Actor steps in to fill major role in ‘Elvis’

“The show must go on,” is one of the most well known statements in show business,  but for the latest Halifax County Little Theatre production it has been a difficult one to maintain. Fortunately, a seasoned veteran of the local stage was able to supply a level of talent and commitment that is rarely seen in community theatre. 

‘Around the World in 80 Days’ comes to SoBo

Walnut Street Theatre, America’s Oldest Theatre, celebrated 200 years of great entertainment in 2009. Most noteworthy American actors of the 19th century and many from the 20th century have appeared on stage at the Walnut. 

Meet the men behind ‘Elvis’

The King, the Pelvis, or just simply, Elvis, all describe an American icon, Elvis Presley. His slicked back hair, the sway of his thrusting hips and that deep voice that can make even the most uptight woman swoon all helped catapult him into stardom.

Hospice Masquerade Ball set for March 15

 

 

Treat yourself to a night of mystery, extravagance and intrigue on Friday, March 15, at Halifax Regional Hospice’s eighth annual Gala — a Masquerade Ball.

CONCERT CALENDAR: Check out what's happening

THIS WEEK/WEEKEND

Spare Times Grill, South Boston … DJ Kirby Feb. 13; Mezza Voce Feb. 15.

Halifax Regional Hospital ‘Third Thursday in the Lobby’ set Feb. 21

It’s Mardi Gras season.  Want to have some fun?  If so, join Halifax Regional’s Healing Arts Team for its “Third Thursday in the Lobby” on Thursday, Feb. 21, between noon and 2 p.m. to celebrate the season.

Russian-born artist’s work on display

Sunday afternoon from 3 to 5 a reception will be held for Alla Parsons in the Robert F. Cage Gallery at The Prizery.  The reception is free and open to the public. 

Theater veteran, newcomer add punch to comedy show

 

Elvis may have left the building, but he left behind an entertaining group of folks scrambling to not miss a beat, pun intended. The ensuing hilarity involves two characters in particular who are very focused on their work:  Trudy, the Colonel’s no-nonsense secretary, and Jill, the pushy reporter determined to find some dirt.

CONCERT CALENDAR: Carolina Rebellion rockfest will return

THIS WEEK/WEEKEND

Spare Times Grill, South Boston … Cam Owen Feb. 6.

Big crowd turns out for Bland Contest

Before an almost standing-room-only crowd, 17-year-old harpist Katherine Elizabeth Campbell of Danville’s George Washington High School and Caleb Anthony Flowers, a 15-year-old home-schooled countertenor from Clover, each took home $300 after winning the South  Boston Lions Club’s Annual James Bland Memorial Music Contest Friday night at The Prizery.