Tag Archives: Theatre

The Marcia Quick Gard Theatre Arts Scholarship

By | April 14, 2019

The 2019 scholarship auditions will be held at the Firehouse Theatre, 1609 W. Broad Street, Richmond, VA, 23220 Saturday, May 25 Applications Now Being Accepted Adjudicators will be: Joel Bassin (artistic director of the Firehouse Theatre) Suzi Moore Fenton (actor and theatre teacher from Franklin, Indiana) Larry Gard (retired artistic director of Carpenter Science Theatre Company). From the… Read More »

WORLD PREMIERE OF WRONG CHOPPED OPENS AT FIREHOUSE

By | April 14, 2019

Firehouse Theatre presents the world premiere WRONG CHOPPED—a Dada comedy by Dixon Cashwell and Levi Meerovich — from May 17 to June 8, 2019. WRONG CHOPPED is a senseless Dada comedy that was workshopped at Firehouse in November, 2018. WRONG CHOPPED shares a few qualities with the Food Network’s hit reality competition series Chopped. By… Read More »

CAT Theatre presents BINGO! THE WINNING MUSICAL

By | April 14, 2019

CAT Theatre presents BINGO! THE WINNING MUSICAL by Ilene Reid, Michael Heitzman, and David Holcenberg, directed by Pat Walker, opening Friday, April 19 and running through Saturday, May 4, 2019. Come play bingo in a musical comedy about a group of die-hard bingo players who stop at nothing to get to their weekly game. In… Read More »

VA Rep 2019 – 2020 SEASON

By | April 14, 2019

Our Artistic Staff Introduces this Season’s Shows A note from Artistic Director, Nathaniel Shaw: “Our 2019-2020 season will be a fascinating flight, again exploring lands both near and far, some fantastical and some hardened and real. It is a season that runs the gamut of human emotion, brimming with hilarity, pain, and resounding love. We… Read More »

Quill Theatre’s FESTIVAL YOUNG COMPANY

By | April 7, 2019

Have a teenager who is looking for something fun to do this summer? Then check out Quill Theatre’s FESTIVAL YOUNG COMPANY – Richmond’s ONLY Shakespeare-intensive training program for high school students! In this 4 month program, students train with experienced professionals in a variety of performance skills appropriate to the Renaissance era, learning Shakespearean scenes… Read More »

Office Hours – CAT Theatre

By | April 7, 2019

CAT Theatre announces the cast of Office Hours by Norm Foster, the final show in CAT’s 55th Season, playing June 7-22, 2019.Director Andrew Bryce has selected the following cast. Madeleine Gish: Pam Gerard, Ellie Young, Sharon Freeman Paige Reisenfeld: Rhonda Penny, Francine Majors Bill Blair: Warren Kimble, Lloyd Penny, Stan Thurber Joel White: Richard Penny, Bobby Holland… Read More »

First Drafts and Bagels – Firehouse Theatre

By | April 7, 2019

First Drafts and BagelsSaturday, April 27th, 12:00-200 PM$5 suggested donation Need some dynamic theatre to elevate your weekend?Join us at Firehouse for mimosas and bagels and participate in the creative process of making a new play.The First Drafts and Bagels program is geared towards providing opportunities for playwrights to workshop 20 – 30 minute pieces… Read More »

OH MY GLOB! A Burlesque Journey Into the Land of Ooo

By | April 7, 2019

OH MY GLOB! A Burlesque Journey Into the Land of OooSunday, April 28th, 7:30 PM$15 advance, $20 day of, $25 VIP Firehouse Theatre Burlesque Time! Come on, grab your friends! We’ll go to many glittered lands. With Burlesque Right Meow, the tease will never end! Come along with us to the Land of Ooo, where… Read More »

ANIMAL CONTROL – Firehouse Theatre

By | March 31, 2019

ANIMAL CONTROLA new play by Chandler HubbardDirected by Joel Bassin Winner of the 2019 Martha Hill Newell Playwriting Award, ANIMAL CONTROL is set in the manager’s office of the Carson County Pound as Kim Hawkins tries to cope with the unexpected and mounting fallout from a complaint about a pit bull terrorizing a dog park.… Read More »

CAT Theatre Announces 2019-2020 Season

By | March 31, 2019

Richmond’s Professional Theatre with a Community Heart is excited to announce its 56th season – “We’re Still Here!”  ART OF MURDER by Joe DiPietro September 27 – October 12, 2019 In a remote estate in the countryside of Connecticut, Jack Brooks, one of the most accomplished and eccentric painters of his generation, awaits the imminent… Read More »

The Creative Space Showcase at Firehouse Theatre

By | March 31, 2019

The Creative Space Showcase at Firehouse TheatreThursday, April 25th @ 7:30 PMTickets: $10 advance, $15 day of The Creative Space will be bringing together a variety of local Virginia artists for a live performance at Firehouse Theatre! This is an opportunity for artists to present their music in a live and intimate setting. RahulAs an… Read More »

The Women’s Theatre Festival Continues its Second Week

By | March 31, 2019

Four shows. Four amazing companies. Running in repertory through April 20th.   PRETTY FIRE (Next performance Sunday March 31st) Produced by 5th Wall Theatre, Directed by Carol Piersol, Starring Haliya Roberts Tickets: https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/4090320 GOLDA’S BALCONY (Next performance April 3rd) Produced by the Weinstein JCC, Directed by Deb Clinton, Starring Jacqueline Jones Tickets: https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/4090330 MESSAGE FROM A… Read More »

Women’s Festival: Pretty Fire – The Basement

By | March 24, 2019

Women’s Festival: Pretty Fire by Charlayne Woodard Directed by Carol Piersol Starring Haliya Roberts “Exhilarating and unflaggingly entertaining…One of the most positive pictures of the black-American experience I’ve ever seen on stage…Rapturous tales…” — NY Times. The stage is bare except for a wooden loveseat and a young African-American woman. Then the lyrical, lifting words… Read More »

Shorts 2019! by K Dance

By | March 24, 2019

Shorts 2019! by K Dance Mar 28-30 at 7:30PM & Mar 30 at 4PM; A K Dance production on the stage Firehouse Theatre; Conceived & Choreographed by Kaye Weinstein Gary TICKETS:​ 804-355-2001 or https://shorts2019.brownpapertickets.com/ K Dance’s unique and unconventional style of storytelling through the integration of theatre and contemporary dance features short plays directed &… Read More »