Family Fun in BC Appalachian Festival

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Family Fun in BC Appalachian Festival
Bluefield College is celebrating the history, culture, people and traditions of Appalachia with a series of lectures, music, theatre and exhibits in April 2013, including a daylong Appalachian Festival with bluegrass music, artisan and food merchants, storytelling, art shows, book sales and signings, outdoor sport demonstrations, and a host of other family fun.

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Celebrate Appalachia with Bluefield College

Bluefield College will celebrate the history, culture, people and traditions of Appalachia with a series of lectures, music, theatre, exhibits and workshops during the month of April 2013.

 

Open to the community at-large, the “Celebration of Appalachia” will feature an appearance by Ruth Graham, the daughter of legendary evangelist Billy Graham; a theatre production titled “Hatfield and McCoy;” a bluegrass music concert; and an Appalachian Festival with art exhibits and sales, Appalachia music, craft demonstrations, book signings and sales, storytelling, and history tours; and other educational and entertaining activities designed to honor the Appalachian heritage.

 

“From the people, the work ethic, the loyalties and the challenges, to the natural beauty, the traditions, the music and the food, Appalachia is a fascinating and beautiful culture,” said Bluefield College president Dr. David Olive. “Author Jeff Biggers once said, ‘you can't understand America until you understand Appalachia.’ Our desire through this symposium is to increase the understanding and appreciation for the region in which we live. We hope everyone will join us in this educational and entertaining venture, in this celebration of Appalachia.”

 

In addition to attendees, the college invites local vendors, artisans, musicians, artists and speakers to contribute or participate in the “Celebration of Appalachia,” particularly the Appalachian Festival on April 13. Download, print, complete and mail a vendor registration form.

 

Graham, one of the marquee participants in the month-long “Celebration of Appalachia,” is scheduled to speak twice during a dinner gathering just for women on Wednesday, April 10 at 6 p.m. at Westminster Presbyterian Church in Bluefield, West Virginia, and during a faith celebration, also featuring music and drama, on Thursday, April 11 at 7:30 p.m. in BC’s Harman Chapel.

 

Founder and president of Ruth Graham and Friends, Graham is the author of several books, including the award-winning “Step into the Bible.” She writes and speaks about life’s difficult challenges and God’s presence during trying times. No stranger to heartache herself, Graham provides a Biblical perspective to her journey of faith. She is the third child of Rev. Billy Graham and his wife, Ruth Bell Graham.

 

The Appalachian Festival portion of the “Celebration of Appalachia” is set for Saturday, April 13 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. A daylong event outside on the BC Quad, the Appalachian Festival will feature bluegrass music by Clinton Collins and the Creekboys, Chris Webb and Friends, Phil Bevins, and other musicians. The day will also include book sales and signings with authors Charles Shrader, Adda Leah Davis, Patricia Woodard Synan, Linda Hudson Hoagland, Claudia Ware, Tazewell County Historical Society, James Campbell, Appalachian Authors Guild, Eric Young, Fred Powers, Rebecca Elswick, John Velke and Lynn Salsi, and arts and craft sales and demonstrations from Bunk Loves Zoey, Doodle Bug Aprons, Patchwork Quilters, Wolf Creek Indian Village and Museum, Short Mountain Woodworks, Becky Mosley, Mary Robertson, Lyndale Gilley, Margaret Pruett, Patti’s Beads, Chick-A-Bee Farm, Fold and Fiber, Bluefield College Art Club and Stinson Quilting.

 

Food vendors will also be on hand for the Appalachian Festivel selling desserts, pies, chicken, sub sandwiches, kettle corn and more (from Cafe Soleil, Sweet Thangs, Stinson Baking, PW’s Bistro and Appalachy Kettle). Fred Powers and Lynn Salsi will offer storytelling throughout the day, and Bluefield Regional Medical Center will provide health screenings. Other demonstrations will include turkey calling, square foot gardening, fly-fishing, bait casting and more.

 

“It should be a wonderful day for the family to celebrate Appalachia,” said Bluefield College's Brenda Workman, one of the festival organizers. “Bring your camping chairs and stay for the day.”

 

As part of the April 13 Appalachian Festival, artists Walter and Linda Weatherly Shroyer will present an exhibit of their work inside BC’s Lansdell Hall. The school will host a reception for the Shroyers at 2 p.m. And, John Velke, a descendent of the Baldwin family will provide an oral history of the role the Baldwin-Felts Detectives Agency played in the mining labor disputes in the Pocahontas Coal Field region in the early 1900s. His presentation will include a tour of the former Baldwin-Felts Detectives Agency home in Bluefield, WV.

 

Another featured event during the “Celebration of Appalachia” will be Bluefield College Theatre’s presentation of “Hatfield and McCoy,” Thursday through Saturday, April 18-20 at 7:30 p.m., and Sunday, April 21 at 2 p.m. Written by Chicago-based actor, writer and singer Shawn Pfautch, “Hatfield and McCoy” emulates William Shakespeare’s famous tragedy, “Romeo and Juliet.” In fact, Pfautch uses the “Romeo and Juliet” storyline to tell the story of the historical feud between the Hatfield and McCoy families.

 

Other events scheduled for BC’s “Celebration of Appalachia:” a lecture, titled “Southwest Virginia Historical and Genealogical Research” by Dr. Terry W. Mullins, Tuesday, April 9 at 3 p.m. in Lansdell Hall 111; “Remembering Dr. Marsha Mead, A True Appalachian,” Wednesday, April 10 at 10 a.m. in Harman Chapel; and a Wayne Henderson bluegrass concert, Friday, April 12 at 7:30 p.m. in Shott Hall. For more information, call 276-326-4212 or email .

 

 

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Complete Schedule

Tuesday, April 9

Southwest Virginia Historical and Genealogical Research

  • A lecture by Dr. Terry W. Mullins
  • 3 p.m., Lansdell Hall 111

 

Wednesday, April 10

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Bluefield College's 2013 version of "A Celebration of Appalachia" is dedicated to the late Dr. Marsha Mead, a longtime licensed professional counselor and family therapist who taught psychology at BC from 2009 to 2012 before succumbing to cancer in December 2012.

Remembering Dr. Marsha Mead, A True Appalachian

  • 10 a.m.
  • Harman Chapel
  • Featuring a tribute to the late Dr. Marsha Mead, former professor at Bluefield College, to whom the spring 2013 Celebration of Appalachia activities are dedicated
  • Tribute program to include music and remarks and reflections provided by professors and students from the psychology and history departments.
  • Open and free to all

 

Ruth Graham Meets Women: Dinner, Lecture and Book Signing

  • 6 p.m.
  • Westminster Presbyterian Church, Bluefield, WV
  • $20 (including dinner, speech and book of devotions)
  • Open to female students, faculty, staff, and women in the community

 

Thursday, April 11

Ruth Graham Breakfast

  • 7:30 a.m.
  • Shott Hall A&B
  • Open and free to BC faculty and staff only on a limited, first-come-first-serve basis due to space constraints

 

Ruth Graham Lunch and Book Signing

  • 11:30 a.m.
  • Shott Hall A&B
  • Open and free to BC students only
  • Book signing to follow at 1 p.m. in Easley Library (Students must purchase or bring their own books.)

 

A Celebration of Faith: An Evening with Ruth Graham

  • 7:30 p.m.
  • Harman Chapel
  • Featuring remarks from Ruth Graham and musical and theatrical performances by BC’s Variations and Instrumental Ensemble

Note - Tickets for the “Celebration of Faith through Music and Drama” may be reserved online by visiting www.bcevents.ticketleap.com. This event is free and open to the public. Those with tickets will have reserved priority seating. Others will be seated at a first come first serve basis.

 

Friday, April 12

Wayne Henderson Bluegrass Concert

  • 7:30 p.m.
  • Student Activities Center, Shott Hall
  • Open and free to all

 

Saturday, April 13

Appalachian Festival

  • 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Campus Quad
  • Featuring bluegrass music provided by Clinton Collins and the Creekboys, The Back Porch Pickers, Chris Webb and Friends, and other musicians
  • Book sales and signings (Charles Shrader, Adda Leah Davis, Patricia Woodard Synan, Linda Hudson Hoagland, Claudia Ware, Tazewell County Historical Society, James Campbell, Appalachian Authors Guild, Eric Young, Fred Powers, Rebecca Elswick, John Velke, Lynn Salsi)
  • Craft sales and demonstrations (aprons, quilts, pillows, afghans, scarves, crochet, woodwork, dolls, jewelry, candles, purses, bird houses, soaps, Indian artifacts, note cards and more from Bunk Loves Zoey, Doodle Bug Aprons, Patchwork Quilters, Wolf Creek Indian Village and Museum, Short Mountain Woodworks, Becky Mosley, Mary Robertson, Lyndale Gilley, Margaret Pruett, Patti’s Beads, Chick-A-Bee Farm, Fold and Fiber, Bluefield College Art Club and Stinson Quilting)
  • Art sales and demonstrations (pottery, painting, and more)
  • Food vendors (desserts, pies, chicken, sub sandwiches, kettle corn and more from Cafe Soleil, Sweet Thangs, Stinson Baking, PW’s Bistro and Appalachy Kettle)
  • Storytelling (Fred Powers, Lynn Salsi)
  • Health screenings by Bluefield Regional Medical Center
  • Other demonstrations (turkey calling, square foot gardening, fly fishing, and more)
  • Open and free (except for purchases from vendors) to all

 

Art Show: Reverberating Intervals

  • 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Lansdell Hall
  • Featuring the works of Walter and Linda Weatherly Shroyer
  • And a reception honoring the artists from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.

 

Baldwin-Felts Detectives Lecture and Home Tour

  • 2 p.m. or 3 p.m.
  • An oral history of the role the Baldwin-Felts Detectives Agency played in the Matewan Massacre, Paint Creek-Cabin Creek Strike, and other mining labor disputes in the Pocahontas Coal Field region in the early 1900s, provided by Baldwin family descendent John Velke
  • And, a short trip to tour the former Baldwin-Felts Detectives Agency home in Bluefield, WV

 

April 18-21

Bluefield College Theatre Presents “Hatfield and McCoy”

  • A of love in the midst of a family feud
  • Wade Center, Bluefield, WV
  • Thursday through Saturday, 18-20, 7:30 p.m.
  • Sunday, April 21, 2 p.m.

 

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Author and Speaker Ruth Graham to Speak at Bluefield College

 

 

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Ruth Graham, the daughter of legendary evangelist Billy Graham, will visit the Bluefield College campus, April 10-11, speaking twice during events open to the public and two additional times for gatherings exclusive to the BC family.

 

As part of the college’s month-long “Celebration of Appalachia,” Graham will invite the campus community and the public at-large to “Celebrate Faith” during her four appearances in Bluefield.

 

The first public appearance: a women’s only dinner, lecture and book signing on Wednesday, April 10 at 6 p.m. at Westminster Presbyterian Church in Bluefield, West Virginia. The cost: $20, including dinner, Graham’s speech, and an autographed book of devotions. This initial gathering is open to female students, faculty, staff, and women in the community.

 

Graham’s second public appearance will be “A Celebration of Faith through Music and Drama,” Thursday, April 11 at 7:30 p.m. in BC’s Harman Chapel. Open and free to all (up to 600, first-come, first-served), the fine arts celebration will feature remarks from Graham, along with musical and theatrical performances by BC’s select student voice ensemble, Variations, its Instrumental Ensemble, and its theatrical troupes.

 

The two events exclusive to the BC family will be a breakfast with Graham on Thursday, April 11 at 7:30 a.m. in BC’ Shott Hall A&B, open and free to college faculty and staff as space will allow; and a lunch with Graham on Thursday, April 11 at 11:30 a.m. in Shott Hall A&B, open and free to BC students as space will allow. Following lunch on April 11, Graham will offer students a book signing at 1 p.m. in Easley Library. Students must purchase or bring their own books.

 

Because space is limited, reservations are required for all Graham events, even the free functions. To reserve a seat, call 276-326-4242, or email

 

Celebration of Faith through Music and Drama

Tickets for the “Celebration of Faith through Music and Drama” may be reserved online by visiting www.bcevents.ticketleap.com. This event is free and open to the public. Those with tickets will have reserved priority seating. Others will be seated at a first come first serve basis.

 

 

Ruth Graham Meets Women: Dinner, Lecture, Book

  • Wednesday, April 10 at 6 p.m.
  • Westminster Presbyterian Church, Bluefield, WV
  • $20 (including dinner, speech and book of devotions)
  • Open to female students, faculty, staff, and women in the community

Ruth Graham Breakfast

  • Thursday, April 11 at 7:30 a.m.
  • Shott Hall A&B
  • Open and free to BC faculty and staff only on a limited, first-come-first-serve basis due to space constraints

Ruth Graham Lunch and Book Signing

  • Thursday, April 11 at 11:30 a.m.
  • Shott Hall A&B
  • Open and free to BC students only
  • Book signing to follow at 1 p.m. in Easley Library (Students must purchase or bring their own books.)

A Celebration of Faith: An Evening with Ruth Graham

  • Thursday, April 11 at 7:30 p.m.
  • Harman Chapel
  • Featuring remarks from Ruth Graham and musical and theatrical performances by BC’s Variations and Instrumental Ensemble
  • Open and free to all as space allows (capacity 600)

 

 

 

 

 

 

As founder and president of Ruth Graham and Friends, Graham is the author of several books, including the award-winning “Step into the Bible;” the book most pertinent to her ministry, “In Every Pew Sits A Broken Heart;” and her most recent “Fear Not Tomorrow, God is Already There.” She writes and speaks about life’s difficult challenges and God’s presence during trying times. No stranger to heartache herself, Graham provides a Biblical perspective to her journey of faith.

 

Through her books and her Friends ministry, Graham seeks to minister God’s grace and restoration to those who feel marginalized within the church and to better equip churches themselves to address the needs of the hurting in their midst. Warm and articulate, she connects with audiences, talking openly about her own pilgrimage through her husband’s infidelities, her divorces, her teenage daughter’s two unplanned pregnancies, another daughter’s bulimia, her son’s battle with drugs, and returning to school at age 40.

 

Graham has appeared on a variety of radio and television shows and networks, including “Good Morning America,” “The Hour of Power,” “Focus on the Family,” “Fox & Friends,” “Life Today,” Moody Broadcasting, CBN, and CNN. The third child of Rev. Billy Graham and his wife, Ruth Bell Graham, she makes her home in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia, and her life Bible verse is John 1:16.

 

For more information about Graham, her events with Bluefield College or other events associated with the “Celebration of Appalachia,” visit the BC web site at www.bluefield.edu/appalachia, call 276-326-4212, or e-mail

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Appalachian Festival to Feature Bluegrass Music, Arts and Crafts, Storytelling, Other Family Fun

 

 

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Fred Powers will bring his coal mining storytelling to the Appalachian Festival.

 

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Lynn Salsi, one of many authors who will autograph and sell books during the Appalachian Festival.

 

 

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John Velke will provide an oral history and tour of the Baldwin-Felts Detectives Agency as part of the Appalachian Festival.

As part of its month-long “Celebration of Appalachia,” Bluefield College will host a day-long Appalachian Festival, Saturday, April 13, featuring bluegrass music, artisan and food merchants, storytelling, art shows, book sales and signings, outdoor sport demonstrations, and a host of other family fun.

 

Sponsored by Grant's Supermarkets, Verizon and the Bluefield Daily Telegraph, the Appalachian Festival is open and free to the community and will run from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. outside on the BC Quad (between Shott Hall and Easley Library) or in the event of inclement weather inside the Dome Gymnasium.

 

Featured on the schedule for the day will be the bluegrass music of Clinton Collins and the Creek Boys, Phil Bevins, and Chris Webb and Friends, starting at 10:15 a.m.Bevins, who will perform at 10:15 a.m., is the founder of The Tower Street Stringband, an old-time mountain music band featuring himself on fiddle; his wife, Teressa, on doghouse bass; his 14-year-old son, Joe, on claw hammer banjo and guitar; and his three-year-old daughter, Kathleen, in dance and song. Collins, who will perform at 11:00 a.m. is an award-winning singer/songwriter from the heart of Appalachia, who won the 2005 New Song Festival Award for “We’re Watching Home and Garden” and the Next Great West Virginia Song Contest with “The Appalachian Way.” Chris Webb will perform the final bluegrass show.

 

The Appalachian Festival will also feature fishing, turkey calling and nature demonstrations, beginning at 10:15 a.m. and continuing throughout the day. Angler specialist Peter Laws will provide bait-casting demonstrations and other fishing games for the young or less proficient anglers, along with a fly-fishing demonstration for the more serious enthusiasts. Outdoorsman Chris Walls will demonstrate turkey calling, and Pipestem State Park’s Jim Phillips will offer a nature demonstration.

 

Artists Walter and Linda Weatherly Shroyer will present an exhibit of their works, “Reverberating Intervals,” from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., including Walter’s oil paintings of caves and rock formations in the area and prints of landscapes along the Appalachian Trail, along with Linda’s watercolors and mixed media based on imaginative narratives and work she created after being diagnosed with breast cancer. The show will feature a reception for the Shroyers at 2 p.m.

 

Other artists and craftsmen will be on hand throughout the day to show and sell their wares, including Bunk Loves Zoey’s crochet; Doodle Bug Aprons; Patchwork Quilters; Wolf Creek Indian Village and Museum’s stuffed animals, flutes, arrowheads, rainsticks and carved animals; Short Mountain Woodworks; Becky Mosley’s primitive pillows; Mary Robertson’s quilts, afghans, towels and aprons; Lyndale Gilley’s sewing, rag dolls, solar light displays, birdhouses and woodwork; Margaret Pruett’s quilted items and purses; Patti’s Beads (homemade jewelry); Chick-A-Bee Farm’s homemade soaps, shampoo bars, lotions and lip balms; Fold and Fiber’s origami jewelry, knitted scarves and hand embroidered note cards; Stinson Quilting and Baking’s quilts and wall hangings; and the Bluefield College Art Club.

 

Author John Velke, a descendent of William Gibbony Baldwin, who founded the Baldwin-Felts Detectives Agency, will provide an oral history of the role the Agency played in the Matewan Massacre, Paint Creek-Cabin Creek Strike, and other mining labor disputes in the Pocahontas Coal Field region in the early 1900s. His presentation at 2 p.m. will include a short trip from the BC campus to tour the former Baldwin-Felts Detectives Agency home in Bluefield, West Virginia.

 

Other authors will participate in the Appalachian Festival with book sales and signings, including writers Charles Shrader, Adda Leah Davis, Patricia Woodard Synan, Linda Hudson Hoagland, Claudia Ware, the Tazewell County Historical Society, James Campbell, the Appalachian Authors Guild, Eric Young, RebeccaElswick, Fred Powers, Lynn Salsi, and B. Chelsea Adams.

 

Powers, a third generation coal miner who spent 20 years underground, dodging danger and even death, will also participate in storytelling throughout the day, equipped with his mining clothes, hardhat, safety light and lunch bucket, as will Salsi, an expert on Jack Tales and Appalachian folklore and an award-winning author of 19 books and 12 plays, including the Pulitzer Prize-nominated “The Life and Times of Ray Hicks, Keeper of the Jack Tales.”

 

Adams, well known for her poems that reveal day-by-day wonders and celebrate nature, will offer a poetry reading of her works, including “At Last Light,” which was nominated for the Virginia Library Poetry Prize, “Java Poems,” and “Looking for a Landing.”

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Also on the Appalachian Festival schedule: a square-foot gardening workshop from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. with gardener Lynn Hobbs. The workshop is limited to 25 participants and includes a materials cost of $20.

 

In addition, Bluefield Regional Medical Center will provide blood pressure, oxygen saturation, pulse rate and other health screenings throughout the day. And,Mountain Home Center will offer free giveaways to participants.

 

Food for the day will include Margaret Pruett’s homemade bread and fried pies; Stinson Quilting and Baking’s fudge, Oreo balls, rock candy and fried apple pies; Cafe Soleil’s fruity chicken on slider rolls and assorted desserts; Sweet Thangs’ cake pops, cupcakes and cookies; Appalachy Kettle’s kettle corn; PW Bistro’s homemade cinnamon rolls; and Appalachian lunch items from Valley Food Services at Bluefield College.

 

“It should be a wonderful day for the family to celebrate Appalachia,” said Bluefield College’s Brenda Workman, a member of the festival organizing team. “Bring your camping chairs and stay for the day.”

 

The events of the Appalachian Festival are made possible, in part, by the support of Grant's Supermarkets, Verizon and the Bluefield Daily Telegraph. For more information, email or call 276-326-4212.

 

Download an Appalachian Festival vendor registration form.

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Legendary Bluegrass Musician Wayne Henderson Coming to BC

 

 

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Legendary bluegrass musician Wayne Henderson will perform live in concert on the campus of Bluefield College, Friday, April 12 at 7:30 p.m.

 

Open and free to the community in BC’s Quick Shott Coffeehouse Café in Shott Hall, the Henderson show is part of the college’s month-long “Celebration of Appalachia,” featuring not only bluegrass music, but also theatre, art, lectures, exhibits and an Appalachian Festival, all designed to celebrate the history, culture, people and traditions of Appalachia.

 

A native of Grayson County, Virginia, Henderson and his musical friends well know for their finger-style Appalachian guitar playing are often featured performers at concerts, festivals and other venues for bluegrass and old-time music, including the Wayne C. Henderson Music Festival and Guitar Competition, established in 1995 to express appreciation for the “living legend” guitarist.

 

While well known in southwest Virginia and Appalachia for his mastery of the guitar, Henderson has also played at the prestigious Carnegie Hall in New York City during three national tours of the “Masters of the Steel-String Guitar.” His tour stops have also included many other states across the U.S., seven nations in Asia, andadditional spots in Africa and the Middle East.

 

Henderson is also a renowned luthier, or stringed instrument maker, creating about 20 instruments a year. In fact, during a 1995 White House ceremony, he received a National Heritage Award from the National Endowment for the Arts in recognition of his extraordinary instrument-making skills. Among his customers: Rock and Roll Hall of Fame guitarist Eric Clapton and well-known mandolin musician Doc Watson, who often stops by Henderson’s shop in Rugby, Virginia, to pick a few tunes.

 

“That Henderson mandolin is as good as any I’ve had my hands on,” said Watson, “and that’s saying a lot, because I’ve picked up some good ones.”

 

Local music fans are invited to join the Bluefield College family for the Henderson bluegrass concert, April 12 at 7:30 p.m. For more information about the Henderson show or other events that are part of the college’s “Celebration of Appalachia,” contact the BC Office of Public Relations by email at or by phone at 276-326-4212.

 

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BC Theatre to Present 'Hatfields and McCoys'

As part of the college’s month-long “Celebration of Appalachia,” featuring theatre, music, art, lectures, exhibits and other events designed to celebrate the history, culture, people and traditions of Appalachia, the “Hatfield and McCoy” performances will take place at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Friday and Saturday, April 18-20, and at 2 p.m. on Sunday, April 21 at the Wade Center in Bluefield, West Virginia. Admission for each show will be $10 for adults and $5 for students and senior citizens.

 

Written by Chicago-based actor, writer and singer Shawn Pfautch, “Hatfield and McCoy” emulates William Shakespeare’s famous tragedy, “Romeo and Juliet.” In fact, Pfautch uses the “Romeo and Juliet” storyline to tell the story of the historical feud between the Hatfield and McCoy families.

 

“It’s an exciting show and a wonderful script,” said BC theatre professors Charles Reese and Rebecca McCoy-Reese, who are directing the production. “A large part of the excitement comes from the stage combat. There are gun fights, knife fights, fist fights and lots of mayhem.”

 

The conflicts, Reese added, are being staged by Jennifer Bohannan, a Bluefield College theatre alumna and current BC staffer, who recently attended a stage combat symposium at Regent University in Virginia Beach, Virginia, in preparation for “Hatfield and McCoy.”

 

The cast for the play features BC theatre majors Bobby Hall as Johnce Hatfield and Summer Wilding as Rosanna McCoy, the young lovers whose marriage is at the heart of the family conflict. Other student cast members include Christian Barham as Ran’l McCoy and Mindy Blume as Sarah McCoy.

 

Reese plays Captain William Anderson “Devil Anse” Hatfield, and McCoy-Reese plays Bad Lias Hatfield. Bohannan is Levicy McCoy. Other cast members include Nick Exposito, Katherine Santschi, Ben Shumate, Brittany Walters, Zach Hudler, Ben Barrett, Katie Priest, Alexandra Stout, Tori Doyle, Kaleb Cline, Justin Cook, Kara Neal, and Alandra Blume.

 

“This production is also noteworthy because it’s being done off campus in the auditorium of the Wade Center in Bluefield,” said McCoy-Reese. “It’s challenging to perform and build in a new space, but it has been a good learning experience for our students.”

 

For more information about Bluefield College Theatre’s “Hatfield and McCoy,” including directions to the Wade Center, contact the BC Theatre Department at 276-326-4244 or 276-326-4213, or email .