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 […]

An Energetic 2014-2015 Season for Virginia Rep!


We can’t wait to get out to the theatre for the 2014-2015 season at Virginia Rep! The Children’s Theatre of Virginia will feature favorite childhood classics including Charlotte’s Web, Treasure Island, and Goodnight Moon as well as the historical play, The Maggie Walker Story, and the foot-stomping holiday musical, Santa’s Christmas Miracle. The Children’s Theatre […]

FREE Preschool Drama Class!

Did you know that the Children’s Theatre of Virginia offers an interactive drama class for preschoolers? And that you can try it for FREE? Come check it out Monday, January 27th at 10 o’clock in the upstairs lobby of the Children’s Theatre of Virginia at Willow Lawn.  The lesson will run about 45 minutes to an […]

Review: ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas at The Children’s Theatre of Virginia

Pamela Shaw, P.J. Freebourn, Jessi Johnson, and Ashlee Heyward. Photo by Jay Paul

If you are looking for a short, sweet way to get into the Christmas spirit and you have small (and wiggly) children, look no further than ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas at Virginia Rep’s Children’s Theatre of Virginia.

  Jan Guarino directs a simple but charming production about how Clement C. Moore became inspired to write […]

2013 Richmond Summer Fun – A Complete List of What to Do With Your Kids This Summer in RVA


Nowhere else will you find a more detailed and unique listing of family-friendly summer activities!  Some are good ol’ Richmond stand-bys that are not to be missed, and many others are brand new and offer chances for you and your kids to have some new experiences this summer.  You may actually get those kids to […]