BWW's Top Norfolk Theatre Stories of 2012

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BroadwayWorld brings you the Best of Norfolk in the year 2012. Check out the Top Theatre Stories from each month during in the year 2012. We look forward to another exciting year of theatre in 2013!

January

BWW's Top Norfolk Theatre Stories of 2012

Virginia Stage Company Announces Its 2012-2013 Season


Today, Virginia Stage Company announced its 34th Season show lineup, including one as-yet-unnamed show.... (read more...)
BWW's Top Norfolk Theatre Stories of 2012

Signature Theatre to Offer 20 Seats for $20 For Really Really


Signature Theatre is offering a special "20 for $20" ticket special to see the world premiere of the Generation Me tragic comedy Really Really by Paul Downs Colaizzo.... (read more...)
BWW's Top Norfolk Theatre Stories of 2012

Black Pearl Sings! Plays Onstage at VSC, Runs 1/17-2/5


African-American folk songs and spirituals will fill the Wells Theatre as Virginia Stage Company presents Black Pearl Sings! by Frank Higgins. ... (read more...)

February

BWW's Top Norfolk Theatre Stories of 2012

Hurrah Players Present WILLY WONKA, 3/9-11


The Hurrah Players are set to present the latest adaptation of the Roald Dahl classic, Charlie and The Chocolate Factory, next month at The TCC Roper Performing Arts Center. ... (read more...)
BWW's Top Norfolk Theatre Stories of 2012

THE LION KING Opens Tonight in Richmond


The Richmond premiere of Disney's THE LION KING opens tonight, Friday, February 17, 2012 at 8:00pm at Landmark Theater for a limited engagement of four weeks through Sunday, March 11, 2012.... (read more...)
BWW's Top Norfolk Theatre Stories of 2012

American Shakespeare Center on Tour Brings the Bard to The Alden for One Day Only, 4/7


Staunton's American Shakespeare Center (ASC) will bring its brisk and authentic stagings of "The Winter's Tale" and "A Midsummer Night's Dream" to the Alden on Saturday, April 7. Tickets are $30/$20 M... (read more...)

March

BWW's Top Norfolk Theatre Stories of 2012

Barksdale Theatre Presents SCORCHED EARTH, 4/13-5/20


Barksdale Theatre announces the World Premiere of Scorched Earth by best-selling Richmond author, David L. Robbins, and featuring Richmond actors. This theatrical adaptation is based on Robbin's accla... (read more...)
BWW's Top Norfolk Theatre Stories of 2012

Wolf Trap Announces 35 Additions to its Summer 2012 Schedule: Idina Menzel, Norah Jones and More


Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts announced yesterday 35 new shows to its summer schedule at the Filene Center at Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts. Tickets are on sale now to... (read more...)

The Barns at Wolf Trap Features George Winston, 4/4-6


George Winston, the celebrated "rural folk" pianist, returns to The Barns to perform selections from his latest release, Love Will Come - The Music of Vince Guaraldi, Vol. 2, which features originals ... (read more...)

April

BWW's Top Norfolk Theatre Stories of 2012

The Firehouse Theatre Project's 2012-13 Season to Include DEATH OF A SALESMAN, TIME STANDS STILL and More


The Firehouse Theatre Project today announced the four contemporary American plays being produced for the 2012-13 season, opening in September 2012 and closing in April 2013. The 2012-13 Season will f... (read more...)
BWW's Top Norfolk Theatre Stories of 2012

Theatre IV Presents SEUSSICAL, 4/27-5/20


Theatre IV announces the return of Seussical the musical, to the Sara Belle and Neil November Theatre, running Friday, April 27 through Sunday, May 20, 2012. Based on the work of Dr. Seuss with music... (read more...)
BWW's Top Norfolk Theatre Stories of 2012

Richmond CenterStage and the Firehouse Theatre Project Present Dessa Rose, 5/2-6/3


The Firehouse Theatre Project and Richmond CenterStage present the Civil War-Era musical Dessa Rose May 2 - June 3, 2012. Dessa Rose will be performed at the Firehouse Theatre and comes during Virgin... (read more...)

May

BWW's Top Norfolk Theatre Stories of 2012

Wolf Trap to Include Demi Lovato, Lyle Lovett, et al. in Summer Season


Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts announces its entire 2012 Summer season, featuring 92 performances at the majestic Filene Center amphitheater, nine evenings of opera at The Barns at Wolf ... (read more...)
BWW's Top Norfolk Theatre Stories of 2012

Barksdale Theatre and Theatre IV Merge to Form Virginia Repertory Theatre


Barksdale Theatre and Theatre IV announce that the two nonprofit theaters will formally merge effective July 1, 2012 under a new name - Virginia Repertory Theatre (Virginia Rep). With a budget exceedi... (read more...)
BWW's Top Norfolk Theatre Stories of 2012

MetroStage Presents Steven Dietz' LONELY PLANET, 5/10-6/17


Producing Artistic Director Carolyn Griffin has announced that the final play of the season, Lonely Planet, by Steven Dietz, will be in performance May 10-June 17, 2012. (Note that this replaces the p... (read more...)

June

BWW's Top Norfolk Theatre Stories of 2012

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at Terence Sullivan as Frank N Furter in Firehouse Theatre Project's ROCKY HORROR SHOW


Get ready for a Horror-bly good time Richmond, Firehouse Theatre Project's summer spectacle The Rocky Horror Show runs July 19 - August 19, 2012. Check out the promotional photos of Chris Hester as Rr... (read more...)
BWW's Top Norfolk Theatre Stories of 2012

Firehouse Theatre Project Presents ROCKY HORROR SHOW, 7/19-8/19


Get ready for a Horror-bly good time Richmond, Firehouse Theatre Project's summer spectacle The Rocky Horror Show runs July 19 - August 19, 2012.... (read more...)
BWW's Top Norfolk Theatre Stories of 2012

NICE PEOPLE DANCING TO GOOD COUNTRY MUSIC Set to Play Hanover Tavern, 7/13


Virginia Rep announces the opening of NICE PEOPLE DANCING TO GOOD COUNTRY MUSIC, at Hanover Tavern, on July 13 and running through August 26. ... (read more...)

July

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Virginia Repertory Theatre Brings Always...Patsy Cline to Willow Lawn, 8/10-9/16


Virginia Rep announces the return of Always...Patsy Cline featuring Debra Wagoner and Terri Moore and the full band from the Hanover Tavern stage. The show will reopen on August 10 at the Willow Lawn st... (read more...)
BWW's Top Norfolk Theatre Stories of 2012

Barry Manilow, Joe Walsh and More Set for Wolf Trap's August Performances


Wolf Trap has announced the following events for the week of August 13-19.... (read more...)
BWW's Top Norfolk Theatre Stories of 2012

Wolf Trap Summer Performances Announces Summer Performances: ABBA, Il Divo and More


Wolf Trap has announced the following events for August.... (read more...)

August

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AMERICAN IDIOT to Rock Chrysler Hall in 2013, 1/25-26


Chrysler Hall is set to welcome the AMERICAN IDIOT national tour this upcoming winter, the punk rock adaptation of Green Day's conceptual album of the same name, from January 25 and 26th. ... (read more...)
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Barter Theatre to Present DAVID, 8/23-9/8


Barter Theatre in Abingdon, Va., will host a special presentation of "The New Musical: DAVID," based on the Biblical story of David with original music. Written and produced by Danny Hamilton and Gary... (read more...)
BWW's Top Norfolk Theatre Stories of 2012

Firehouse Theatre Project Extends ROCKY HORROR Through 8/25


Firehouse Theatre Project has announced that due to the success of THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW, they will be adding an extra weekend of performances. Mark your calendar for August 23rd, 24th and 25th.... (read more...)

September

BWW's Top Norfolk Theatre Stories of 2012

Virginia Repertory Theatre Opens NIGHT BLOOMS, 9/28


Virginia Repertory Theatre announces the opening of Night Blooms by Margaret Baldwin at the Sara Belle and Neil November Theatre on Friday, September 28 with Previews on September 26 and 27. ... (read more...)
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CenterStage Foundation Announces $500,000 Challenge Grant from The Mary Morton Parsons Foundation


Today, CenterStage Foundation has announced a significant challenge from The Mary Morton Parsons Foundation as part of its Landmark and Legacies Capital and Endowment Campaign. ... (read more...)
BWW's Top Norfolk Theatre Stories of 2012

The Barns at Wolf Trap Announce Upcoming Performances


The Barns at Wolf Trap have announced the following upcoming performances.... (read more...)

October

BWW's Top Norfolk Theatre Stories of 2012

Newt Gingrich to Hold Book Signing at Liberty University Bookstore, 10/20


Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich will make a special appearance at the Liberty University Barnes & Noble Bookstore Saturday from noon to 2 p.m. for a book signing. He will sign copies of his ... (read more...)
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Henley Street Theatre and CenterStage Announce Partnership to Offer Acting Workshops


Henley Street Theatre and Richmond CenterStage today announced a partnership to offer three acting workshops for students and adults during the month of November.... (read more...)
BWW's Top Norfolk Theatre Stories of 2012

Nathaniel Smith Makes Professional Stage Debut in Firehouse Theatre Project's A BRIGHT NEW BOISE, 10/4


Nathaniel (Nate) Smith makes his professional stage debut in Firehouse Theatre Project's season opener, A Bright New Boise. Nate plays Alex, a complex teen working at a Boise Hobby Lobby. Smith takes ... (read more...)

November

BWW's Top Norfolk Theatre Stories of 2012

Richmond Shakespeare Presents A CHILD'S CHRISTMAS IN WALES 11/29-12/23


Richmond Shakespeare presents A Child's Christmas in Wales, a new adaptation of Dylan Thomas's beloved seasonal work, November 29 through December 23. Performances are 7:30pm Thursday-Saturday and 3pm... (read more...)
BWW's Top Norfolk Theatre Stories of 2012

Hot Club of San Francisco to Perform Concert at the Alden, Featuring Early Stop-Action Animated Films, 11/17


The Alden in McLean, Virginia, brings Hot Club of San Francisco to the East coast for a concert of Django Reinhart-inspired hot jazz, 'Cinema Vivant,' on Saturday, November 17, at 8 p.m. The Alden is ... (read more...)
BWW's Top Norfolk Theatre Stories of 2012

THE LION, THE WITCH, AND THE WARDROBE Comes to ShenanArts, 12/7-9


ShenanArts presents The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe, running Friday, Saturday, and Sunday December 7th - 9th and Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, December 13th - 15th. Performances take place Thur... (read more...)

December

BWW's Top Norfolk Theatre Stories of 2012

Ball in the House Performs at The Alden, 12/15


The Alden Theatre in McLean welcomes Boston-based a cappella group, Ball in the House (www.ballinthehouse.com), for one performance on Saturday, Dec. 15, at 8 p.m. The event is part of the Alden's, "L... (read more...)
BWW's Top Norfolk Theatre Stories of 2012

Wolf Trap Dedicates Wing of the Foundation's Celebrated Center for Education in Honor of Terre Jones, Departing President and CEO


Amidst friends, family, colleagues and staff, Terre Jones-Wolf Trap's longtime President and CEO-today enjoyed a very extraordinary occasion with the unveiling of the Terrence D. Jones Family Educatio... (read more...)
BWW's Top Norfolk Theatre Stories of 2012

McLean Community Center's 10th AnnuAl Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration Features 'An Evening with Dick Gregory,' 1/19


Civil Rights icon Dick Gregory will be the featured speaker at the 10th Annual McLean Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration at 8 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 19, in the Alden Theatre. Sponsored by the McLe... (read more...)

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