Category Archives: Announcements

K DANCE GETS A NEW HOME AT FIREHOUSE THEATRE

By | July 14, 2019

Firehouse Theatre and K Dance are pleased to announce that K Dance will be a company-in-residence at Firehouse. The residency provides K Dance with a permanent home after more than twenty years of being nomadic, and Firehouse gains unique and high quality dance programming that fits its mission to be an artistic home for performing… Read More »

THE VERGE – FTP

By | July 7, 2019

THE VERGEWritten and Performed by Dante PiroThurs, July 25 – Sat, Aug 3 @ 7:30pmSat, Aug 3 – Sun, Aug 4 @ 4pm$20 adv / $30 day of Performances at the Branch Museum of Architecture and Design2501 Monument Ave, RVA 23220 John Randolph Bessenger is dead.  You and seven other guests have been gathered to… Read More »

The Creative Space Showcase by Creative Space & Nu Era Moguls – FTP

By | July 7, 2019

The Creative Space Showcaseby Creative Space & Nu Era MogulsSat, Aug 3 @ 7:30pm$10 advance / $15 day of The Creative Space will be bringing together a variety of local Virginia artists for a live performance at Firehouse Theatre! This is an opportunity for artists to present their music in a live and intimate setting.… Read More »

Firehouse hosts RVA premiere of Priyanka Shetty’s ELEPHANT IN THE ROOM

By | June 30, 2019

Unapologetically Indian, Priyanka Shetty examines otherness, time, death, and the forces that build and break us in her solo performance THE ELEPHANT IN THE ROOM for two performances at Firehouse on Saturday, August 10 @ 7:30pm and Sunday, August 11 at 4pm. In her one-hour solo performance Shetty navigates her difficult transition from deeply-embedded roots… Read More »

Swift Creek Mill Theatre Cabaret Nights Presents Audra Honaker July 19 & 20

By | June 30, 2019

Audra Honaker’s new cabaret, “Suggestions Welcome” needs YOUR ideas – and they may become part of the show! Audra Honaker, the dynamic ray of sunshine that has graced stages all over Central Virginia, will entertain audiences through song July 19 & 20 at the Mill. Musical direction by the exceptional Shellie Johnson. Doors open at… Read More »

Forever Plaid – Hanover Tavern

By | June 23, 2019

Onstage at Hanover Tavern from July 19 – August 25. For anyone looking for a trip back to the days of close-harmony quartets, look no further than Stuart Ross’s nifty musical revue, Forever Plaid. Four young singers are killed in a car crash when their convertible is driven off the road by a bus filled with… Read More »

Polkadots: The Cool Kids Musical – Children’s Theatre at Willow Lawn

By | June 23, 2019

Onstage at the Children’s Theatre at Willow Lawn from July 12 – August 11. Polkadots follows 8-year-old Lily Polkadot, the first Polkadot to attend the school in the “Squares Only” small town of Rockaway. However, Lily, along with her new friend Sky, a shy Square boy who appreciates her for her unique polkadot skin, prove that… Read More »

Dance Nation – TheatreLAB

By | June 16, 2019

Dance Nation by Clare Barron Direction by Maggie Roop July 11 – August 3 at The Basement Somewhere in America, an army of pre-teen competitive dancers plots to take over the world. And if their new routine is good enough, they’ll claw their way to the top at the Boogie Down Grand Prix in Tampa… Read More »

ANIMAL CONTROL – Firehouse Theatre

By | June 16, 2019

ANIMAL CONTROLa new play by Chandler Hubbarddirected by Joel Bassin Wed, July 3 – Sat, July 27 Kim Hawkins is struggling in her new job as manager of Carson County Pound as she tries to repair a dysfunctional office and cope with the mounting fallout from a complaint about a pit bull terrorizing a dog… Read More »

Virginia Repertory Theatre at Hanover Tavern Presents Forever Plaid

By | June 9, 2019

Virginia Repertory Theatre at Hanover Tavern Presents Forever Plaid Book by Stuart Ross Music by Various Artists Direction by Wes Seals Virginia Repertory Theatre announces the company of the final production of the 2018/2019 Hanover Season, Forever Plaid, opening Friday, July 19, 2019, at the Hanover Tavern. For anyone looking for a nostalgic trip back… Read More »

Firehouse will produce new version of Chandler Hubbard’s ANIMAL CONTROL

By | May 26, 2019

Firehouse Theatre is pleased to announce that it will remount Chandler Hubbard’s new play ANIMAL CONTROL for nine performances from July 3 thru July 27, 2019. The remount features a rewritten script and two new performers. The rewrites are part of the continuing development of the new play and are based on lessons that Hubbard… Read More »

Virginia Repertory Theatre’s Children’s Theatre at Willow Lawn Presents Polkadots: The Cool Kids Musical

By | May 26, 2019

Book by Melvin Tunstall III Music by Greg Borowsky and Douglas Lyons Lyrics by Douglas Lyons Virginia Repertory Theatre announces the company of the final production of the 2018/2019 Children’s Season, Polkadots: The Cool Kids Musical, opening Friday, July 12, 2019, at the Children’s Theatre at Willow Lawn. Inspired by the events of The Little… Read More »

Swift Creek Mill Theatre Cabaret Nights Presents Audra Honaker July 19 & 20

By | May 26, 2019

Audra Honaker’s new cabaret, “Suggestions Welcome” needs YOUR ideas – and they may become part of the show! Audra Honaker, the dynamic ray of sunshine that has graced stages all over Central Virginia, will entertain audiences through song July 19 & 20 at the Mill. Musical direction by the exceptional Shellie Johnson. Doors open at… Read More »

RPAA’s 10th Anniversary Celebration!

By | May 12, 2019

On September 6, 2019, at 7:30pm, In honor of the 10th Anniversary, Virginia Repertory Theatre’s Artistic Director, Nathaniel Shaw, will bring together Resident Companies City Dance Theatre, Elegba Folklore Society, Latin Ballet of Virginia, Quill Theatre, Richmond Ballet, Richmond Symphony, SPARC, Virginia Opera, and Virginia Repertory Theatre for an unforgettable, one-night-only performance to celebrate the… Read More »

Virginia Repertory Theatre Announces the Company of The Wiz

By | May 12, 2019

Virginia Repertory Theatre Announces the Company of The Wiz Music and Lyrics by Charlie Smalls Book by William F. Brown Direction and Choreography by Kikau Alvaro Virginia Repertory Theatre announces the opening of The Wiz on Friday, June 21, 2019 at the November Theatre/Arenstein Stage, 114 West Broad Street. The show will run through Sunday,… Read More »