Joe Stephens

The Hallelujah Girls

The death of a longtime friend can cause us to reflect on our lives and remind us of the importance of choosing not to put off our dreams for someday. This is ...

Wonder Valley Farm

When Sierra Cox, a graduate of the United States Naval Academy originally from Parkersburg, finished her tour of duty in which she’d been a surface warfare off...

Parkersburg Choral Society

One of the big reasons people give for either not wanting to move to the Mid-Ohio Valley or for yearning to move away as soon as they get out of school is there’s nothing to do here. Set aside that fact that, when pressed for specifics, the things t...

Opening Up: A Musical Revue

Theater is magical under almost all circumstances. You go into a room, the lights go down, and you’re suddenly in a different world. Sometimes many different w...

MOVP Presents Charley’s Aunt

We’ve all been there. You and your college classmate are both in love with girls to whom you want to propose before they’re dragged off by their family to Scot...

Guild Builders Produce Our Town

Grover’s Corners is every small town in early 20th-century America. It has a doctor and a blacksmith and a small-town newspaper and a milk man, complete with a stubborn old horse pulling his cart, and the prettiest girl in town and the town star ath...

The Miss Firecracker Contest

The Miss Firecracker Contest is the latest production by The Actors Guild of Parkersburg Carnelle Scott has had a rough life. When her mother died, her fath...

MOVP’s Festival of New One-Act Plays

Theater fans in the Mid-Ohio Valley are in for a treat in that they’ll have an opportunity to see performances of three brand-new shows written by local playwrights and performed local actors. One of the best parts of the festival is the variety of ...

Love, Loss, and What I Wore

The house lights go down. They move to their seats. The stage lights blaze. And there they are—five women. Each beautiful in her own way. Each unique. And yet,...
Joe Stephens

Joe Stephens

Author

Joe Stephens is the author of The Shalan Adventures, starring Harry and Dee Shalan. While he's not writing stories of daring-do, he's an award-winning high school English teacher. He's also a big fan of anything nerd, especially superhero.

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