Virginia Rep seasons announced

By | March 4, 2018


 The Curious Incident of the Dog in Night-Time (9/21 – 10/14)

This drama revolves around a neurologically atypical 15-year-old, who investigates the mysterious murder of his neighbor’s dog.

Sister Act (11/16 – 12/30)

Based on the 1992 hit movie that featured Whoopi Goldberg as a fallen showgirl forced to take refuge in a convent.

Once (2/8 – 3/3, 2019)

This Tony-award winner follows a classic tale of boy-meets-girl through the eyes of 2 musicians on the streets of Dublin. The 2007 film that inspired it won an Oscar for Best Original Song (“Falling Slowly”).

Atlantis (4/12 – 5/5, 2019)

This is the first developmental production of a new musical that travels to the titular island.

The Wiz (6/21 – 7/28, 2019)

The popular musical that’s based on classic Wizard of Oz, set to the sounds of R&B, soul and pop.



 Between Riverside and Crazy (11/13 – 12/4)

The 2015 Pulitzer Prize-winning play about an ex-cop who welcomes his ex-con son back into his rent-controlled apartment along with some unlikely but frequent guests.

 In My Chair (3/2-24, 2019)

This is an original work written and performed by Richmond artist Eva DeVirgilis. It started as a TEDx Talk about self-esteem, body image, and beauty standards.

Gloria (5/11 – 6/2, 2019).

This 2016 Pulitzer Prize-finalist is a sharp satire that exposes workplace toxicity at its most volatile.



The Game’s Afoot: Holmes for the Holidays (11/30 – 12/30)

This “twisty whodunit” is centered on a star who’s known for portraying Sherlock Holmes, but must solve a mystery in real life.

Broadway Bound (3/15 – 4/20, 2019)

This is the third installment of Neil Simon’s autobiographical trilogy. It finds Eugene and his older brother trying to break into show business as comedy writers.

Forever Plaid (7/19 – 8/25, 2019).

This popular local favorite harkens back to days of barbershop quartets, when high school friends return from the afterlife for their last chance at musical glory.



Mr. Popper’s Penguins (10/19 – 12/30)

This regional premiere is based on the popular children’s book about a British house painter, who finds himself and his family with a family of penguins.

Huck and Tom and the Mighty Mississippi (1/25 – 3/3, 2019).

This Virginia Rep original adaptation brings Mark Twain’s two classic American novels (Huckleberry Finn and Tom Sawyer) into one fast-paced musical adventure.

Pinocchio (3/29 – 5/5, 2019).

The classic tale of Geppetto’s little wooden puppet who wishes is to be a real boy (written by Bruce Craig Miller).

Polkadots: The Cool Kids Musical (7/12 – 8/11, 2019).

This follows 8-year-old Lily Polkadot, who has polkadot skin and attends the school in the “Squares Only” small town of Rockaway.


Subscriptions for all seasons may be purchased starting 3/5 at 10:00 am by calling the Box Office (282.2620). Individual tickets won’t go on sale until later this Spring.

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