The Drowsy Chaperone

February 28, 2018 – March 3, 2018

Billed as "A Musical With A Comedy," the show opens with agoraphobic musical theatre fan "Man in Chair" listening to the record of a performance he has never seen. The show comes to life in his living room, hilariously influenced by his imagination, side commentary, skipping record and power outages.

Upcoming Events

2018 Faculty Art Show

January 16, 2018 – March 13, 2018

View the work of Shawnee State University Faculty. January 16-March 13

PAAC-Willy Wonka Jr.

March 16, 2018 – March 18, 2018

The Portsmouth Area Arts Council & Children's Theatre presents their production of this delightfully offbeat adaptation of the classic Roald Dahl adventure.

Sunspot Tanning Salon Rock N Roll House Party 19 – The Four Tops

April 7, 2018

One of the greatest groups of Motown. The Four Tops, graces the stage for Rock n Roll House Party 19 with their hits, "Baby I Need Your Loving," “I Can’t Help Myself (Sugar Pie, Honey Bunch),” “It’s The Same Old Song,” “Reach Out I’ll Be There,” “Standing In The Shadows Of Love,” “Bernadette,” "Ain't No Woman Like The One I Got," and so many more.

Recent Updates

We Want To Put Art In Your Business

Want To Show Off The Talents of Local Artists In Your Business? We are looking for businesses and organizations who are all about showing some love and pride in the talented people of our community by providing some space to display some art for about three weeks before the next Vern Riffe After Dark on […]

Show Off Your Creative Abilities At Art After Dark V

You may think that “V” is for the fifth After Dark (okay, sure it is) but even more it is a V for Victory thanks to the support of the creative folks who have made this event successful over the past few years. Thanks to the interest and response to our last After Dark event, we are […]

Call For Submissions Baby! Vern Riffe After Dark Fall 2017

We are putting out a call for entries for our next Vern Riffe After Dark on Thursday, October 26, 7-10 pm Right now we are looking for artists interested in participating in showing and selling their original art.  We will be accepting applications with work samples until October 13. Upon acceptance of work for the […]

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