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march, 2018

sat17mar8:00 pm- 10:00 pmTowngate Theatre presents "The Cripple of Inishmaan"8:00 pm - 10:00 pm Towngate Theatre, 2118 Market Street Wheeling WV 26003

Event Details

Towngate Theater presents The Cripple of Inishmaan by Martin McDonagh March 16-18 & 23-24. Curtain is at 8pm. A 3pm matinee takes place Sunday, March 18.

On the drab island of Inishmaan, off the coast of Ireland, a physically handicapped young boy, Billy,  is eager to leave. When a Hollywood film crew arrives,  Billy sees his chance to escape. He goes with the film crew back to the United States, only to learn that it is not everything he dreamed it would be.

Admission is $12.50/$11 OI members. Purchase tickets online or call 304-242-7700.

Join Us for Pub Nights After the Show

The Friends of Towngate  present two “Pub Nights” in conjunction with Towngate’s production of “The Cripple of Inishmaan.”

Join us in The Gallery at Towngate immediately following the March 16 and March 23 performances, from approximately 10pm to midnight. Enjoy Irish food provided by Ye Olde Alpha, beer provided by Carenbauer Distributing and Wheeling Brewing Company and live Celtic music. Gallowglass and The Troubadour with Karissa Martin will perform on March 16 and Matt Smith and The Troubadour will perform on March 23.

Get your Irish on and support Towngate Theatre at one of these popular Pub Nights at Towngate. Admission is $25 per person and does NOT include show ticket. Purchase online, call 304-242-7700 or contact a member of the Friends of Towngate. Space is limited at each event.

Experience the magic of art onstage…

Towngate is the premiere venue for community theater in Wheeling.  Enjoy an intimate theater experience. Marvel at and applaud the talent of local actors. Experience a variety of though-provoking, heartwarming, comedic and historically significant works from renowned playwrights and talented newcomers. When watching a stage production, you are transported into a different world. Escape from reality and feel the energy created by sharing an intimate space with actors and fellow theatergoers. Live action happens right before your eyes. There’s no app for that!  Furthermore, theater is a social experience meant to be shared with one another. So, bring your family and friends and meet new friends, too. And, most importantly, support your local actors, directors, stage managers, set and costume designers. They spend months working to bring characters and stories to life. Their efforts produce amazing art time and time again.

Keeping the Community in Community Theater in Wheeling. . .

Towngate is a cornerstone of creative life in Wheeling and serves as an entertainment destination for residents of the Ohio Valley and beyond. People of all ages and backgrounds gather here to create and experience art onstage. Most of all, Towngate celebrates the essential power of theater to illuminate our common humanity. The community enjoys and participates in hundreds of live performances, classes and workshops year-round.


(Saturday) 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm


Towngate Theatre

2118 Market Street Wheeling WV 26003


Oglebay Institute304-242-7700