Virginia Rep Summer Camps for any Age

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Virginia Repertory Theatre is pleased to announce that it will offer day camps for rising 1st -10th graders and a half-day camp for preschoolers and rising kindergarteners. Virginia Rep’s fun-filled camps are full of exploration, investigation and imagination. Our unique and fun day camps provide an exciting and comprehensive understanding of professional theatre performance and […]

The Maggie Walker Story at Virginia Rep

Jessi Johnson

It’s no secret that Richmond has a lot of history. Sure, you can read about it, or learn about it in school, but there is nothing quite as engaging as seeing it live, right in front of you.  Virginia Rep’s Children’s Theatre at Willow Lawn is engaging kids in the compelling drama, The Maggie Walker Story […]

Mysteries of H2O

5th Wall Theatre presents Jane Martin’s newest work, H2O, playing at Virginia Rep’s Theatre Gym, September 4 – 27.  H2O stars two of RVA’s finest young talents, Liz Earnest (Nice People Dancing to Good Country Music, Closer) and RTCC Award nominee Landon Nagel (Guys and Dolls, Children of a Lesser God,Detroit), with Morrie Piersol (Edmond, The Late Henry Moss, A Bright New Boise) at […]

Mysteries of H2O

5th Wall Theatre presents Jane Martin’s newest work, H2O, playing at Virginia Rep’s Theatre Gym, September 4 – 27.  H2O stars two of RVA’s finest young talents, Liz Earnest (Nice People Dancing to Good Country Music, Closer) and RTCC Award nominee Landon Nagel (Guys and Dolls, Children of a Lesser God,Detroit), with Morrie Piersol (Edmond, The Late Henry Moss, A Bright New Boise) at […]

Mysteries of H2O

5th Wall Theatre presents Jane Martin’s newest work, H2O, playing at Virginia Rep’s Theatre Gym, September 4 – 27.  H2O stars two of RVA’s finest young talents, Liz Earnest (Nice People Dancing to Good Country Music, Closer) and RTCC Award nominee Landon Nagel (Guys and Dolls, Children of a Lesser God,Detroit), with Morrie Piersol (Edmond, The Late Henry Moss, A Bright New Boise) at […]

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

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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 […]