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P. O. Box 6363 Christiansburg VA 24068 US

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NEW RIVER

Reserve your tickets now for "Three Sisters Dressed in Black." A 60 minute One Act Play. Written by Anna Bond, originally commissioned by the Christiansburg Library and directed by Anna Dalton. This is a local historical true crime murder mystery. The play centers around the sensational murder trial in New Jersey where the Sisters were accused of murdering Ocey Martin Snead.

There are no witches in this story. Sometimes real life is SCARY enough.

Mary Snead, Caroline Wardlaw Martin and Virginia Wardlaw lived in Christiansburg Virginia in the early 1900s. They taught at the Montgomery Academy College for Women located on College Street, a school their Aunt Ocena Seaborn Pollock operated the school for nearly 50 years. Christiansburg Middle School was built on the same site.

Generations of Christiansburg students, faculty, and staff have seen the ghosts of the sisters walking the halls at the school. Black figures have been seen in the halls, lights mysteriously turned off and on, and sometimes a crying baby was heard.

The show opens in Blacksburg at the Village Center 2387 Warm Hearth Drive on October 19 & 20 at 7PM. Threre will be a matinee October 21st at 3PM. The Christiansburg event is on October 26th at 7PM at the Knights of Columbus lodge at 400 College Street.

On Friday, October 26th the Montgomery Museum will have a special historical presentation prior to the show. Get to know the sisters dark past as it relates to the town of Christiansburg. 

All seats $10 general admission. Buy your tickets online today! Photo credit: Lincoln Sklar

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2018 NEW RIVER STAGE THEATER SEASON

COMING SOON


Hillbilly Women - Appalachian History & Music - February 24th & 25th

Peter Pan the Musical - Youth Education Class - April 14th 2018

Treasure Island - April 28th & 29th,

May 5-6th 2018

Decision Height - Summer Project

Three Sisters Dressed in Black - The Story of the Christiansburg Black Sisters

Scrooge the Musical - December 2018