Tag Archives: Theater

Broken Leg Theater announces auditions for our Spring Musical – BYE BYE BIRDIE!

By | February 17, 2019

Auditions will be held on the following dates:February 25 (Monday) at Thomas Dale West Campus 6:00-7:30PMFebruary 26th (Tuesday) at Tomahawk Middle School 6:00-7:30 PM March 2 (Saturday) at Trinity United Methodist Church on 6600 Greenyard Road 10:00 AM-12:00 PM Rehearsals will be at Thomas Dale West Campus on Monday and Thursday nights and at various libraries… Read More »

Tamara Wellon’s jazz musical SONGS FOR JANIE returns to Firehouse

By | February 10, 2019

Tamara Wellons brings her unique jazz musical concert SONGS FOR JANIE back to Firehouse for four performances in March and April 2019. In SONGS FOR JANIE Tamara Wellons gives voice to the coming-of-age story of Janie Crawford, the central character in Zora Neale Hurston’s seminal novel “Their Eyes Were Watching God” — about womanhood, independence, and self worth. SONGS… Read More »

Virginia Repertory Theatre Announces the Company of Once

By | January 27, 2019

Virginia Repertory Theatre Announces the Company of Once Based on the Film by John Carney Direction and Choreography by Nathaniel Shaw Virginia Repertory Theatre announces the opening of Once on Friday, February 8, 2019 at the November Theatre/Arenstein Stage, 114 West Broad Street. The show will run through Sunday, March 3, 2019. Previews will be… Read More »

THE MODLIN CENTER OFFERING FREE TICKETS TO FURLOUGHED FEDERAL EMPLOYEES!

By | January 27, 2019

Workers with an official identification can attend the following performances: Friday, January 25 | 7:30pm • Mark Morris Dance Group Saturday, January 26 | 7:30pm • Mark Morris Dance Group Friday, February 1 | 7:30pm • Sounds of China Thursday, February 7 | 7:30pm • Daniil Trifonov, piano Sunday, February 10 | 12:55pm • Bolshoi Ballet Broadcast: La Sylphide Thursday, February… Read More »

Check with Chuck: Swift Creek Mill Theatre Hires Chuck Bowen as House Manager

By | January 20, 2019

The Mill now offers onsite guidance to patrons during performances via the new position of House Manager. Starting this fall, guests of the Mill have a new, charming face to turn to when they need help at the landmark venue. Whether they are visitors with an attending group, volunteers searching to make a difference, or… Read More »

Virginia Repertory Theatre Presents Huck and Tom and the Mighty Mississippi

By | January 13, 2019

Virginia Repertory Theatre Presents Huck and Tom and the Mighty Mississippi Music and Lyrics by Ron Barnett Adapted from Mark Twain by Peter Howard Developed by Virginia Repertory Theatre Virginia Repertory Theatre announces the company of the second production of the 2018/19 Children’s Season, Huck and Tom and the Mighty Mississippi, opening Friday, January 25,… Read More »

Auditions for THE WIZ – VA REP

By | December 23, 2018

Auditions for THE WIZ (MUSICAL)Music and Lyrics by Charlie Smalls Book by William F. BrownDirection by Kikau AlvaroMusic Direction by Anthony Smith Please direct all questions to casting@virginiarep.org. The Casting Department is closed for the holidays and will re-open on JANUARY 2, at which time staff will begin responding to messages. Thanks for your patience. SYNOPSIS: Based on… Read More »

AUDITIONS: The Illuminated Stage announces auditions for “A Christmas Memory”

By | August 12, 2018

AUDITIONS: The Illuminated Stage, a new professional theatre company based in the Tri-cities, announces auditions for “A Christmas Memory”. The Illuminated Stage at the Beacon Theater in Hopewell, Virginia Written by Duane Poole, Music by Larry Grossman, Lyrics by Carol Hall Directed by Julie Fulcher-Davis, Musical Direction by Tony Williams Based on the classic short… Read More »

Richmond Triangle Players Season Announced

By | May 27, 2018

Mainstage  Sondheim on Sondheim by Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine (8/8-9/1) A new musical revue celebrating Sondheim’s work with video interviews and selections from his songbook.  Cast announced so far: Susan Sanford, Durron Tyre and Matt Polson   The Laramie Project by Moisés Kaufman and the Members of Tectonic Theater Project (9/26-10/20) This follows the true story… Read More »

Long Form Improv Live! Coaching

By | April 1, 2018

Need an improv coach/guest coach? Want personal feedback after shows? Try me! I have 13 years of Improv experience & offer kind direct feedback through side coaching & action-oriented notes. Training includes iO South (defunct), the Annoyance Intensive, Coalition Theater, UCB, and CSz Richmond. Current teams include Disco Lemonade Improv, Here’s the Kicker, and Short,… Read More »

Hey Improv Nerds! Are you…

By | May 14, 2017

Hey Improv Nerds! Are you… Making the same moves over and over again? Hitting a plateau? Practicing great!! And performing not-so-great? Let Betzi coach you. Betzi has 11+ years of improv experience and has a knack for seeing what’s tripping you up and how to make improv easier. Betzi gives detailed notes; offers solutions and… Read More »

Looking for a improv coach? Consider Betzi Hekman.

By | April 9, 2017

Looking for a improv coach? Consider Betzi Hekman. Betzi has 11+ years experience & excels at creating character, establishing relationships and working with emotions. Betzi graduated from iO South at Comedyworx, Raleigh, NC (defunct) and was taught by Jason Shotts, Jason Chin and Dan Sipp. She also trained at Coalition Theater (201-401), CSz Richmond, and… Read More »

Richmond CenterStage Foundation to Change Name to Richmond Performing Arts Alliance

By | January 29, 2017

Organization’s mission, activities, venues to remain the same Richmond CenterStage Foundation is excited to announce that, effective March 1, 2017, its new name will be Richmond Performing Arts Alliance. The organization’s mission remains the same – to provide diverse local and world-class performing arts, transformative arts education experiences for students of all ages, and inspirational… Read More »

Actor Coaching and Consulting

By | January 15, 2017

Commonwealth Theatre Consulting is now offering coaching and consulting services!    Brandon Carter – Consultant  Conducting private actor coaching for almost a decade in Farmville, VA; New York, New York; State College, Pennsylvania; Newark, New Jersey, Carter is thrilled that so many of his students have gone on to theatre training programs, (New York Film… Read More »