Category Archives: Announcements

Mayhem & Mirth: On Vacation with OTARP

By | June 13, 2021

*FREE ADMISSION*Who doesn’t want to get away from it all these days? Escape with the On The Air Radio Players, who will be presenting a live radio drama in the tradition of the Golden Age of Radio. This vacation-themed show will feature the classic adventure-thriller short story “The Most Dangerous Game”, together with a lighthearted… Read More »

The Richmond Shakespeare Festival is Back!

By | June 13, 2021

WE HAVE SOME EXCITING NEWS! (By the way…we’ve missed you…) After a long year, we are finally ready to bring LIVE THEATRE back to our community! This year, we will be performing the 22nd Annual Richmond Shakespeare Festival on Agecroft Hall’s spacious back lawn, where audiences can sit as close or as far from the… Read More »

Mekong Xpress at Parking Lot Party!

By | June 13, 2021

Meet our 2021 Parking Lot Party Headlining Band! Mekong Xpress is an RVA musical collective with a unique blend of Soul, Rock, Jazz, Singer/Songwriter, and Funk. And, just announced, opening for Mekong Express will be Whitney & the Saying Goes! RPAA’s 2nd Annual Parking Lot Party will be held on Saturday, June 26th from 4-7 PM in the parking lot… Read More »

Matinee of Short Plays – Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen

By | June 13, 2021

 Come out to the Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen on Sunday, July 11, for a one-time matinee of short plays written by members of the Richmond Playwrights Forum. Sponsored by the Henrico County Department of Recreation and Parks, this one-time performance of staged readings features plays by Margie Langston, Janet Chenoweth and Mike Fletcher,… Read More »

2021 RICHMOND SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL

By | June 6, 2021

EXCITING NEWS! Quill Theatre and Agecroft Hall & Gardens are so happy to announce the 2021 RICHMOND SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL running from July 8th thru August 15th! Tickets go on sale in two weeks! For this year’s festival we will be setting up the stage on Agecroft’s spacious back lawn so people can stretch out safely… Read More »

Genworth Lights Up! Youth Series

By | May 30, 2021

Monday: Stage Makeup WorkshopJoin makeup pro, Taylor Baltimore, for a tutorial on how to apply your own stage makeup. In this class you will learn basic techniques to look your best on stage! Tuesday: Stage Management WorkshopJoin local equity stage manager, Jocelyn Thompson, as she shares her process for mounting a successful show and answers… Read More »

OUTDOOR CONCERT featuring Bak N Da Day!

By | May 23, 2021

2ND PERFORMANCE ADDED!OUTDOOR CONCERT featuring Bak N Da Day! New performance: Sunday, June 27th at 3:00 & 5:30pm – Tickets available at 804-261-ARTS or http://bit.ly/CACGABakNDaDay. Enjoy an afternoon of Golden Oldies and take a trip down memory lane with Richmond’s quintessential oldies vocal group, Bak N Da Day. This is an outside, socially distant, 60-minute concert… Read More »

A NIGHT OF 1,000 LAUGHS – FTP

By | May 23, 2021

A NIGHT OF 1,000 LAUGHS Wed, June 23 @ 7:30p $8 exact change at door or in advance at https://tix.firehousetheatre.org/e/a-night-of-1-000-laughs/tickets  PACK is an improv show starring Patrick Gantz and Nick Leveski. Trained in the Chicago-style of long form improvisation, Gantz and Leveski combine their years of improv experience to put on a show that is heavy… Read More »

GO MENTAL! with Doc Volz – FTP

By | May 23, 2021

GO MENTAL! with Doc Volz Mon June 14 @ 7:30pm $10 advance / $15 door Experience a wildly improbable evening of persuasion, perception, and possibility as world champion impossibilist and prankster Larry Volz distills decades of magic and mentalism into an evening’s elixir of laughter & amazement. Feel what it’s like firsthand to have him… Read More »

Gracefully Broadway! – RPAA

By | May 16, 2021

Gracefully Broadway! Starring Grey Garrett, Jessi Johnson Peterson, Matt Shofner and Durron Tyre with musical direction by JS Fauquet From Gershwin to Sondheim, join us for this up-close and personal experience with our homegrown Richmond legends, as they bring you the songs and stories of Broadway! Join us on Saturday, July 10th at 7pm for… Read More »

Richmond’s Firehouse Theatre to produce world premiere of Andrew Gall’s WALLED IN

By | April 25, 2021

MAGA meets Thoreau in Andrew Gall’s new play, WALLED IN. The world premiere production will run at Firehouse Theatre from Thursday May 27 through Saturday June 26, 2021. WALLED IN is a play for a single performer. It revolves around Lester, a privileged, well-connected corporate lawyer, political consultant, lobbyist, and campaign bigwig who is promised… Read More »

Lucy Dacus Comes Home to Film Performance for National Television

By | April 18, 2021

Lucy Dacus introduced the opening track on her new album, Hot and Heavy, Tuesday, April 13 on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert. The performance was filmed at the November Theatre downtown on the Marjorie Arenstein Stage with her bandmates. The Marquee outside proudly announced Hot and Heavy. Managing Director Phil Whiteway said, “We were all sworn to silence… Read More »

World premiere WALLED IN – FTP

By | April 11, 2021

World premiere WALLED IN a new play by Andrew Gall with material from Henry David Thoreau’s Walden Thu May 27-Sat June 26, 2021 Lester has played the game well all his life. At 68 years old he’s amassed the rewards of privilege and power that befit his station as a high powered lobbyist, political consultant,… Read More »

RPAA – Our 2021 Legends on Grace Season!

By | November 29, 2020

RPAA is thrilled to announce the 2021 Season of Legends on Grace! We can’t wait to welcome you to Rhythm Hall at Dominion Energy Center or have you join us via livestream. Below are your options for enjoying the shows! Livestreaming from Dominion Energy Center in Rhythm HallTickets for individual livestream performances are $30 per… Read More »