FestivALL welcomes you to enjoy a little bit of it ALL in Charleston, WV. Many events at FestivALL are FREE and others are offered at a reasonable cost.
We aim to make all events accessible. If you have questions or need accommodations, please contact us at (304) 470-0489 in advance. We will be happy to assist you!
June 9, 10, 16 & 17, 7:30PM & June 11 & 18, 2PM at the Charleston Light Opera Guild Theater
Based on the 1960 Roger Corman movie, the musical “Little Shop of Horrors” with music by Alan Menken and book and lyrics by Howard Ashman tells the story of Seymour Krelhourn, a meek floral assistant who makes a Faustian pact with a tiny plant in order to win the girl he loves. The mysterious Audrey II plant becomes an overnight sensation but exhibits a thirst for blood in order to survive and by the end of the show the plant’s secret threatens the entire planet.
June 10, 7:30PM at The Clay Center
Isaac Shelem Fadiga, known by his mononym Shelem is a 25-year-old hip-hop artist and producer. A self-proclaimed true entertainer, his primary focus has always been to bring levity and good times into the lives of his audience. He strives to create a magnificent experience with every song, performance, video, and interaction. Born in Silver Spring, MD to parents from the Ivory Coast in West Africa, he began producing, writing, and recording his own songs at age 14.
June 10, 9PM at Base Camp Printing
The West Virginia International Film Festival presents A Film Under the Stars during FestivALL!
Bring a chair, bring a friend, and enjoy a screening of Jumanji in Base Camp’s new space.
June 11, 5PM at the Culture Center Theater
This headlining event features Alicia Mae Holloway & her dance partner Keith Reeves. Holloway is from Morgantown, West Virginia and began dancing when she was three years old at Kat and Company Dance Studio. In 2007, Alicia began taking classes at MorgantownDance Studio. She also trained at Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet and the University of North Carolina School of the Arts before attending the School of American Ballet from 2011-2015. She began her professional career dancing with the Suzanne Farrell Ballet, and just completed dancing her seventh season with the Dance Theatre of Harlem where she has worked with Alicia Keys, Aretha Franklin, and Gladys Knight. She is currently the co-chairwoman of the School of American Ballet’s Visiting Faculty program and recently was cast as The Lady in a Yellow Dress in the revival of Broadway’s show, CONTACT.
Holloway and Reeves will be joined by pieces from the Charleston Ballet, River City Youth Ballet and JADCO in this celebration of dance.
June 11, 7:30PM at The Clay Center Walker Theater
Hannah Jane is a Charleston, WV native who lives in New York City and is working as a professional actress. She is honored to be doing a show for the 2023 FestivALL and to bring to you a performance filled with some of her favorite Broadway music. From audition rooms, to cabaret houses, to concert halls all throughout NYC, Hannah Jane has been singing Broadway hits since she stepped out in NYC at the young age of thirteen. The show will take you on a journey through musicals that HJ has been in, wants to be in, and even some she may never be in but loves to sing the music from. You’ll hear songs from shows such as Hamilton, Parade, 9 to 5 and more! Be sure to join HJ for an incredible night of music and stories.
June 13, 7:30PM at The Clay Center
Leslie Odom, Jr. is a multifaceted performer recognized for his work on the Broadway stage, on television, in film, and as a recording artist. He is a Tony winner, a Grammy winner, and a three-time Emmy Award nominee. For his critically acclaimed performance as legendary soul singer Sam Cooke in Regina King’s One Night in Miami, Odom, Jr. was nominated for the Academy Award as Best Supporting Actor. He received a second nomination in the same year, as a songwriter, for co-writing the film’s original song, “Speak Now.” Odom Jr. is one of only four performers in history to be nominated in both the acting and writing categories in the same year. After his breakout role as ‘Aaron Burr’ in the hit musical Hamilton, Odom, Jr. has performed to sold-out crowds in hallowed halls around the country including The Kennedy Center in DC, The Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles, and Lincoln Center in New York City.
June 14, 7PM at Christ Church United Methodist
Emmet Cahill, an Irish tenor and former member of the men’s choral group, Celtic Thunder, will be giving a concert of traditional Irish tunes combined with other pop and folk music. Critics say, “not only does Emmet have an outstanding voice, he is a wonderful Irish storyteller!” His concerts have sold out all over the country, including Carnegie Hall in New York City. Emmet will be joined by the local groups, The Opus Chorale of West Virginia under the direction of David Donathan, the WV State Concert Choir under the direction of Josh O’Dell, and members of the WVSU Chamber Orchestra under the direction of Scott Woodard.
June 17, 3PM at The Clay Center
Born with the gifts of flexibility, curiosity, and goofiness, Jonathan Burns combines these unique talents to astonish audiences around the globe. Jonathan has wow’d the AMERICA’S GOT TALENT judges, been told by Penn Jillette he was ”absolutely fabulous (Teller nodded along) on their show FOOL US, dazzled the audience on THE LATE LATE SHOW with James Corden. The New York Times called him “Extremely Funny” and Campus Activities Magazine named him “Variety Artist of the Year” — TWICE!
Three Things: Season 8 Pass
FestivALL’s live monthly speaker series, Three Things, showcases three West Virginians who will share insight into their personal story of where they started, what they love, and where they are going.
This Season Pass is Admission for 1 for total of 9 episodes in Season 8 of Three Things – $70.
Three Things: Season 8, Episode 4
May 17, 7PM at Habitat for Humanity – John L. Dickinson Family & Homeowner Education Center
Season 8, Episode 4 features Chef, Keyarna Frederick, Radio Host, Steve Bishop, Storyteller, Douglas John Imbrogno.
Three Things: Season 8, Episode 5
June 14, 7PM at Capitol Market
Season 8, Episode 5 features Margaret O’Neal of United Way, Erika Connelly from the Kanawha County Public Library and Viki Williams.
Three Things: Season 8, Episode 6
July 19, 7PM at TBA
Season 8, Episode 6 features TBA.
Three Things: Season 8, Episode 7
August 16, 7PM at TBA
Season 8, Episode 7 features TBA.
Three Things: Season 8, Episode 8
September 20, 7PM at TBA
Season 8, Episode 8 features TBA.
Three Things: Season 8, Episode 9
October 18, 7PM at TBA
Season 8, Episode 9 features TBA.
Virtual recordings for past Three Things still available!
Season 8, Episode 1 | February 15, 7PM featuring Judge Tera Salango, Craig Glover of FamilyCare, and Michael Jarrouj of Olive Tree Cafe & Catering.
Season 8, Episode 2 | March 15, 7PM featuring consultant Alisa Bailey, journalist Lori Kersey and artist Wes Eary.
Season 8, Episode 3 | April 19, 7PM featuring Mya Ross from WTSQ, Alex Burdette from Blenko Glass and DJEJ.
Email [email protected] to get the links!