Category Archives: Announcements

Virginia Repertory Theatre Presents Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad

By | September 27, 2020

Book and Lyrics by Douglas JonesMusic by Ron BarnettDeveloped by Virginia Rep Virginia Repertory Theatre is thrilled to welcome audiences back to theNovember Theatre with socially-distanced performances of Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad, beginning Saturday, October 3, 2020. Developed at Virginia Rep, this vital story will be told at the historic November Theatre, 114… Read More »

Calling all Virginia musical theater composers!

By | September 20, 2020

Calling all Virginia musical theater composers! This year’s Virtual VTA Conference has an event just for you! Register here: https://www.accelevents.com/e/vta2020 (Submission requirements and FAQ listed below). Jason Marks is the program manager and host of this NEW event that’s open to any Virginia-based composers, ages 16 and up (adults, bring your best work!) Great opportunity for exposure… Read More »

2020 Artsies results

By | September 20, 2020

“Lucky 13” Annual Theater Awards Winners Announced TheatreLAB wins ten “Artsies,” VA Rep honored for Children’s Theatre The 13th Richmond Theatre Critics Circle Awards (Artsies), which is typically an in-person black-tie event, was all virtual this year. With a “Lucky 13” theme, the show highlighted the funny – and often outrageous – ways that theater… Read More »

Intermission is Over! “Second Coming of Joan of Arc” and Georgia Rogers Farmer Now on Sale! – RTP

By | September 20, 2020

INTERMISSION IS OVER!The Second Coming of Joan of Arc and a new Georgia Rogers Farmer Cabaret Will Be Produced Both Live On Stage and Streaming!Joan of Arc led an army to victory at seventeen. At eighteen, she engineered the coronation of a king. At nineteen, she went up against the Catholic church… and lost. Joan was anorectic. She was… Read More »

SUNDAY FUNDAYS FOR THE KIDS – The Cultural Arts Center

By | September 13, 2020

SUNDAY FUNDAYS FOR THE KIDS – FREE TO ATTEND! Enjoy fun for the entire family in October at The Cultural Arts Center. Join us outside on the lawn at Walkerton Tavern! MARK YOUR CALENDAR FOR THE BELOW DATES: Sunday, October 4 at 3 p.m. – Enjoy a juggling and magic show by Jonathan the Juggler… Read More »

A Letter To Our Patrons – Chamberlayne Actors Theatre

By | September 13, 2020

Dear Friends of Chamberlayne Actors Theatre: Two years ago, we were at a crossroads. Faced with financial challenges, including unrealistic rent increases, we came to the difficult decision that Chamberlayne Actors Theatre, or CAT, would close after fifty-four seasons in our North Wilkinson Road location. Then an amazing thing happened. You rallied around us and let… Read More »

WAR IN PIECES / WORKS IN PROCESS – FTP

By | September 13, 2020

 WAR IN PIECES / WORKS IN PROCESSMon Sept 28, Tue Sept 29, Mon Oct 5, and Tue Oct 6Sign up for livestream at https://forms.gle/jbUhY8zPtRghcrdR9 ​Join dramaturg David Robbins in conversations with the four military veterans who wrote one-act plays that were to receive their world premieres as part of Firehouse’s WAR IN PIECES festival in September… Read More »

Swift Creek Mill Theatre Announces Plans to Go Digital this Fall

By | September 13, 2020

Historic Swift Creek Mill Theatre has announced plans to offer digital youth performances beginning this fall. The theatre, known locally as “the People’s Playhouse,” will launch its “Young People’s Playhouse” productions in October.  In addition to five MainStage productions each year, the theatre has produced live, youth-focused performances for decades. The plays combine performing arts… Read More »

Grief, Guilt, and Paranoia: The Madness of Poe

By | September 6, 2020

This October, the Whistle Stop Theatre Company – in collaboration with the Ashland Museum – explores how madness sinks in through the famous works of Edgar Allan Poe. This pay what you can, pandemic appropriate, LIVE performance includes original music, dance, and choral readings of Edgar Allen Poe’s Eleonora, Annabel Lee, The Raven, The Tell-Tale Heart, The Premature Burial and… Read More »

Ann – FTP

By | September 6, 2020

ANN by Holland Taylor with Jacqueline Jones directed by Billy Christopher Maupin Wed Sept 16 – Sun Oct 25, 2020 ​​Just in time for what’s probably the most important election of our time, Firehouse Theatre is pleased to announce the Richmond premiere of Holland Taylor’s ANN. The one-woman show features Jacqueline Jones in the role… Read More »

Final RPAA’s Legends Livestream series will take place on Saturday, October 10th

By | August 9, 2020

Richmond legend Robyn O’Neill and pianist Anthony Williams are pulling out the trunk and dusting off their favorite show tunes! Join us for some standards from the Golden Age of Musical Theatre, including songs by Irving Berlin, Rodgers & Hammerstein, and Jules Stein and some newer hits too! This final performance will take place on Saturday,… Read More »