The Color Purple

Virginia Rep announces the opening of The Color Purple on June 20, 2014 at the historic November Theatre downtown. Starring Washington DC actor, Felicia Curry as Celie, Desiree Roots Centeio as Sofia, Carolyn Minor Daughtry as Shug Avery, Jerold Solomon as Mister and Josh Marin as Harpo. A live band will accompany an outstanding cast […]

Go, Dog. Go!

GO, DOG. GO! July 11 – August 3, 2014 Shows at 10:30 am and 2:00 pm Tuesday-Sunday. The Children’s Theatre of Virginia at Willow Lawn Based on the book by P.D. Eastman Book by Steven Dietz and Allison Gregory Music and lyrics by Michael Koemer Community Partner From cars and boats to Ferris wheels and […]

Theatre Review: Other Desert Cities

Irene Ziegler, Sandi Carroll, Joe Inscoe. Photo by Aaron Sutten.

Brooke Wyeth, daughter of a prominent Republican politician, returns home for Christmas, and brings home with her a manuscript of her second book – a memoir.  When Brooke’s memoir threatens to reveal a deeply hidden family secret, the truth begins to unravel and Brooke learns something about her parents that she had never imagined. Sprawling […]

Other Desert Cities


Virginia Repertory Theatre announces the opening of Jon Robin Baitz’s award-winning Other Desert Cities at the Sara Belle and Neil November Theatre, 114 West Broad Street on Friday, April 25 with a preview on Thursday, April 24. The show runs through May 18, 2014. In this searing family drama by the creator of TV’s Brothers […]

Theatre Review: Shrek the Musical is an Absolute Delight

Shrek the Musical is currently running at The Children's Theatre of Virgina.
Photo by Jay Paul.

I told my 7 year old son we were going to go see a musical. “Ugh. A MUSICAL?””What’s wrong with musicals?” “They are so… songy.” By the end of act 1, however it was extremely clear, we may be seeing this show again before the run is over. Virginia Rep’s Shrek The Musical is absolutely […]

Acts of Faith is Back in RVA


The 2014 Acts of Faith Festival is back in Richmond this year! This is the 10th annual Acts of Faith Theatre Festival which is the largest faith-based theatre festival in the United States, and 15 area theaters are participating with a total of 18 shows.  The Acts of Faith Theatre Festival is not limited to one […]

Clybourne Park is Moving and Thought-Provoking

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February 20, 2014 – March 15, 2014 Cadence Theatre Company in partnership with Virginia Repertory Theatre proudly presents the Richmond premiere of Bruce Norris’ Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning play, Clybourne Park. Clybourne Park runs February 20-March 15, 2014 (opens February 22nd) in association with the 10th Annual Acts of Faith Festival, with Acts of […]

‘Twas the Night Before Christmas and Brunch with Snow Bear and Santa

John Hagadorn, Adelaide O'Connor, and Sophia Bunnell. Photo by Jay Paul

The Children’s Theatre of Virginia Kicks off the Holiday Season with Twas the Night Before Christmas and Brunch with Snow Bear and Santa on Saturdays We just love a good show at Virginia Repertory Theatre – and holiday shows are some of the finest! It’s time to plan your calendar now for the holidays and […]

Turkey Ticket Sale at Virginia Rep: Great Discounts through December 2

John Hagadorn, Adelaide O'Connor, and Sophia Bunnell. Photo by Jay Paul

If you’re looking for some serious fun at a discounted price, then you’ve come to the right place. Virginia Rep has some fantastic deals on shows that you don’t want to miss.  

Auditions for The Color Purple: November 2, 2013

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Do you think you have what it takes to be a star? Would you love to see your name in lights? Have you dreamed of seeing your child on stage? Then you might be able to see your dreams come true. Virginia Repertory Theatre (VA Rep) is searching for African American adults and children ages […]