Category Archives: Announcements

River City Community Players announce the cast of THE COCKTAIL HOUR

By | February 5, 2023

River City Community Players and director Brian Martin are excited to announce the cast of THE COCKTAIL HOUR by A.R. Gurney: Bradley – Bill Oglesby Ann – Rebekah Spence John – Michael McClain Nina – Katherine Ferranti Performances are March 3 – 11 (Fridays at 7:30 pm and Saturdays at 2:30 and 7:30 pm) at… Read More »

Lewiston – HATTheatre

By | February 5, 2023

As we continue our 30th season, we are proud to announce our cast and creative team for Lewiston by Samuel D. Hunter (The Whale, A Bright New Boise). Having produced The Whale in 2015 (yes, the play that the new movie is based on), we decided to re-visit Samuel D. Hunter’s unique voice for this milestone year. Directed by Julie… Read More »

Chamberlayne Actors Theatre and director Charles Wax are excited to announce the cast of SILENT SKY

By | February 5, 2023

Chamberlayne Actors Theatre and director Charles Wax are excited to announce the cast of SILENT SKY by Lauren Gunderson: Henrietta Leavitt – A.G. Sweany Margaret Leavitt – Amber James Peter Shaw – Brandon Duncan Annie Jump Cannon – Sandra Clayton Williamina Fleming – Sharon Hollands Performances are March 24-26 and March 31-April 2 at The… Read More »

RTP Patrons Can Get 25% Off Tickets to Fellow Travelers at Virginia Opera

By | February 5, 2023

Virginia Opera invites YOU to Fellow Travelers this February at the Dominion Energy Center! Fellow Travelers is a contemporary opera about two men who fall in love during the “Lavender Scare” in McCarthy Era Washington, D.C. During the 1950s, thousands of gay men and women lost their jobs as cultural and political paranoia wrongfully connected homosexuality to communist… Read More »

THE ACROBATS OF CIRQUE-TACULAR – The Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen

By | February 5, 2023

THE ACROBATS OF CIRQUE-TACULARSaturday, March 18th at 7pm at The Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen Tickets available online or at 804-261-ARTS Big Top circus fun is coming to The Cultural Arts Center! Claim your tickets for this one-night-only performance. The Acrobats of Cirque-tacular is a heart-stopping, mind-boggling display of artistry and athleticism! Experience the wow factor and star… Read More »

Richmond Symphony and the Tribute Gospel Ensemble in concert

By | January 29, 2023

RICHMOND’S FINEST RETURNS with the Richmond Symphony and the Tribute Gospel Ensemble in concert – February 11th at 7pm at The Cultural Arts Center! Tickets available at bit.ly/RSOCACGA or 804-261-ARTS. Gospel and symphony fans unite! Join us this year as The Cultural Arts Center pairs the Tribute Gospel Ensemble and the Richmond Symphony in this popular, annual concert series. The… Read More »

The Virginia War Memorial and Virginia Rep Co-Produce Four New One Act Plays Written by Veterans

By | January 29, 2023

This March, The Virginia War Memorial Foundation will present four one act plays written by Virginia veterans, which will be professionally produced and performed with leadership from Virginia Repertory Theatre, under the program title, War in Pieces. This project has also received funding from The Carpenter Foundation. This co-production has grown out of the VWMF’s unique veteran program, The Mighty Pen… Read More »

She Persisted at Virginia Rep Center for Arts and Education

By | January 29, 2023

She Persisted at Virginia Rep Center for Arts and Education, Jessica M. Bogese Theatre, 4204 Herrmitage Rd. FEB 17 – MAR 12, 2023 | Student Matinee dates also available for school groups. The Virginia Rep Center is fully alive as the director, cast, artistic and technical crews have all converged for rehearsals. This story focuses on female empowerment.… Read More »

Yes, And! Theatrical Company presents PLACEBO

By | January 22, 2023

Yes, And! Theatrical Company presents PLACEBO, by Melissa James Gibson. Direction by Maggie Roop. A minty green pill—medication or sugar? Louise is working on a placebo-controlled study of a new female arousal drug. As her work in the lab navigates the blurry lines between perception and deception, the same questions pertain more and more to… Read More »

Firehouse Theatre leadership changes + merger news

By | January 22, 2023

The boards of Firehouse Theatre and The New Theatre are thrilled to announce the merger of these two adventurous, dynamic organizations. With considerable mission overlap, cultural alignment, and complimentary visions and ambitions, this synergistic fusion will expand and accelerate the delivery of shared core commitments and programmatic intentions. While the merger is finalized Firehouse Producing… Read More »

Uncle Vanya Tix On Sale Now – Richmond Shakes

By | January 22, 2023

Tickets are now on sale for our upcoming production of Uncle Vanya by Anton Chekhov. We hope you’ll join us for this exciting adaptation by Conor Mcpherson, featuring some of Richmond’s favorite actors and an incredible design team!In the heat of summer, Sonya and her Uncle Vanya while away their days on a crumbling estate deep in… Read More »

“A Soldier’s Play” by Charles Fuller to open at Swift Creek Mill Theatre on January 28th.

By | January 22, 2023

Pay-What-You-Can: 01/26/2023 Preview: 01/27/2023Opening Night: 01/28/2023Closing Night: 03/04/2023Performances: Select Fridays, Saturdays, and Thursdays at 8:00 pm; Select Wednesday, Saturday, and Sunday matinees at 2:30 PM 1982 Pulitzer Prize winner for Drama. In a segregated Louisiana Army camp in 1944, the murder of a rancorous Black sergeant stirs deep seated animosity and corruption among the soldiers under his… Read More »

Lily’s Dinner Theatre Salon is delighted to announce the cast of KINDERTRANSPORT by Diane Samuels

By | January 15, 2023

Lily’s Dinner Theatre Salon is delighted to announce the cast of KINDERTRANSPORT by Diane Samuels. CHLOE CARLSON-JAQUEZ (Eva) she/her, is a sophomore at Henrico HS for the Arts. There she has appeared in NEWSIES (Bowery Beauty), SCHOOLHOUSE ROCK (Interplanet Janet), and INTO THE WOODS (the Witch). Outside of the theatre, Chloe is in Boy Scouts… Read More »

Anything Goes Gala: A Celebration of Friendship

By | January 15, 2023

Join us February 25 for a Celebration of Friendship RESERVE YOUR SEAT TODAY! RESERVE NOW Sponsorships and VIP Host tickets are still available!  6:00 p.m.The Jefferson Hotel Cocktail Attire, Black Tie Optional Cocktails and Seated Dinner Silent and Live Auctions Musical Entertainment Including selections from our Summer 2023 production of  Beautiful: The Carole King Musical… Read More »

How Black Mothers Say I Love You – RTP

By | January 15, 2023

“Powerful and touching …” — Ottawa Citizen“Beautifully written … phenomenal …This play leaves you with a lot to think about and it is powerful stuff.  If your parents are still around, hug them. — Ottawa Life“Trey Anthony has delivered another important play about the experiences of black women.” —The Star You’ll Fall in Love with this Powerful Play! How Black Mothers Say… Read More »