Passing of Randy Lee Strawderman

By | August 9, 2020

Randy Lee Strawderman of Midlothian, Virginia left the stage for the last time on August 5, 2020. Obituary can be found here:

“The Breakdown: A Self-Tape Series” Premieres Friday

By | August 9, 2020

A new comedy web series about the painful and awkward world of self-taped auditions, “The Breakdown: A Self-Tape Series” will be released on Friday August 14. The cast and crew heavily features Richmond actors and artists. Produced by Richmond-based HimHer Productions, casting associate Madison Landis (Arvold), and actor/writer John-Michael Jalonen (Richmond Magazine, RTD), “The Breakdown”… Read More »

Deconstructing Racism in the RVA Theatre Community

By | August 2, 2020

RVA On Stage is partnering with The Conciliation Project in Residence at TheatreLab The Basement on three FREE workshops on August 7th, 11th, and 13th. Please see the dates below with more information on the specific focus groups for each date. The mission of The Conciliation Project (TCP) is to promote through active and challenging… Read More »


By | August 2, 2020

At the Modlin Center, the safety of our patrons, students, faculty, staff, and visiting artists is our top priority. Given the ever-evolving challenges we face with the COVID-19 pandemic, we are transforming our presenting model and suspending all in-person, public performances through fall 2020. The Modlin Center faculty and staff are enthusiastically exploring ways to… Read More »

Arts and Cultural Funding Workshop

By | July 26, 2020

Ashland artist Arthur Brill will share his 8 years journey of activism for arts funding in the town of Ashland, leading to the towns creation of the Arts and Cultural Incentive Grant in July, 2020. When: Monday, September 14, 2020 at 2 PM – 4 PM Where: Online through Messenger Rooms – LINK

THE ZOMBIE monologues – FTP

By | July 26, 2020

THE ZOMBIE monologues by Chris Gavaler directed by Joan Gavaler August 19-30, 2020 ​ THE ZOMBIE monologues is a prequel to our world premiere THE ZOMBIE LIFE by Chris Gavaler that we’ve had to postpone due to COVID-19. THE ZOMBIE monologues has been developed by Firehouse Theatre with support from Aura CuriAtlas Physical Theatre through a series… Read More »

Auditions for One Unhappy Family stage play

By | July 19, 2020

Come on out to the Fairfield Area Library and audition for a chance to be a part of something great. These auditions are for a family oriented play. No headshot needed. No experience needed.Address:1401 N Laburnum Ave, Richmond, VA 23223Youth Conference Room. Second Floor. Wednesday, August 12, 2020 at 12:15 PM – 3:30 PM Facebook… Read More »

The Conciliation Project and TheatreLAB Announce Merger

By | July 19, 2020

Founding Artistic Director of The Conciliation Project, Dr. Tawnya Pettiford-Wates and Founding Artistic Director of TheatreLAB, Deejay Gray are excited to announce a year-long process to merge their organizations, creating a new social justice theatre company working at the intersection of art and activism. Now Co-Artistic Directors, Dr. Tawnya Pettiford-Wates and Deejay Gray will facilitate, with… Read More »

RPAA and Westminster Canterbury Richmond are excited to present the Legends Livestream Series!

By | July 19, 2020

Join us for this special concert series from the comfort of your home! In partnership with our friends at Westminster Canterbury Richmond, this one-hour concert series features some of our best local singers performing nostalgic and contemporary music that you have come to love! Shannon Gibson Brown – Thursday, August 27th at 7:30pm Join Shannon Gibson Brown… Read More »

FIREHOUSE THEATRE to produce Holland Taylor’s ANN

By | July 12, 2020

Just in time for what may be the most important election of our time, Firehouse Theatre is pleased to announce the dates for its Richmond premiere of Holland Taylor’s ANN. The one-woman show features Jacqueline Jones in the role of Ann Richards, who was a revolutionary figure in American politics. Performances begin Wednesday, September 16… Read More »

Passing of Eric Dobbs

By | June 28, 2020

It is with deep sadness that we have to report that Eric Dobbs passed away this week. Please keep his family in your thoughts. Eric’s Facebook Page: Additional information will be posted as we receive it.