Joe Stephens

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 ther...

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 Scotland for the summer, but they’re not allowed to come over to your place unless there’s a c...

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...

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 father responded by dropping on the doorstep of her aunt and uncle. When her uncle passed away...

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,...

How Teachers Are Coping a Year into the Pandemic

Towards the end of the previous academic year, Clutch MOV examined how teachers were attempting to keep students engaged during the first months of the pandemic. At the time, we were in the midst of a statewide discussion on how to “flatten the curv...

The Sweet Delilah Swim Club

It’s been true for decades, if not centuries, practically becoming a rite of passage. College friends promise to stay in touch after graduation, most knowing d...
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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