September 18, 2020 - September 26, 2020
  • Oglebay Institute's Towngate Theatre & Cinema
    2118 Market Street Wheeling
  • 304-242-7700
  • Hours
    Friday & Saturday: 8:00pm / Sunday: 3:00pm
  • $12.50 ($11.00 OI members)

Towngate Theatre presents Future, Here by Jeremy F. Richter September 18-20 & 25-26, 2020. Curtain is at 8pm. A 3pm matinee takes place Sunday, September 20.

Welcome to Future, an unincorporated village populated by five randomly selected children and monitored by Society. Their only connection to mainstream America is a cell phone which is constantly fed with a steady stream of news, entertainment and culture. At the end of each day, the children meet to share what they’ve learned. Today, at the age of 18 and having lived in Future for 12 years, they learn of their next residence as the countdown clock looming over their meeting area reaches 00:00:00.

Admission is $12.50/$11 OI members. Seating is limited to maintain social distancing. Advanced ticket sales only. Masks are required.

Purchase tickets online or call 304-242-7700.

Sponsored by Unified Bank.

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.