Richmond CenterStage Takes Home Prize at 36th Annual Telly Awards
(5/21/2015) - Richmond CenterStage has been named a Bronze winner at the 36th Annual Telly Awards for their piece entitled El Pintor, Latin Ballet of Virginia, which aired on the Community Idea Stations. The Telly Awards honors the very best film and video productions, groundbreaking online video content, and outstanding local, regional, and cable television commercials and programs. This year, nearly 12,000 entries from all 50 states were submitted for consideration.
KEEP ON THE SUNNY SIDE Set for Barter Theatre
(5/19/2015) - "Keep on the Sunny Side," the famous tale of the Carter family and the love story of A.P. and Sara Carter will be performed at the most deserving venue in the country. Hear the music and re-live the passion where the story first began, The Carter Family Fold.
UPDATE: The Phantom Is Finally Coming To America- LOVE NEVER DIES Will Tour US in 2017; Statement Released
(5/19/2015) - BroadwayWorld has just learned that the Phantom will soon return to America in the continuation of Andrew Lloyd Webber's most beloved musical. Love Never Dies is set to tour North America in 2017. This is the highly acclaimed follow up musical to the 1986 love story The Phantom of the Opera set against the spellbinding backdrop of Coney Island. A German production is also set to open in Hamburg this fall.
Casting has not yet been announced.
Virginia Rep's Artistic Director to Step Down
(5/18/2015) - Virginia Repertory Theatre announces the formation of a Leadership Transition Task Force to begin the search process for a new Artistic Director. After 40 years as a founding artistic leader of Virginia Repertory Theatre (formerly Theatre IV and Barksdale Theatre), Bruce Miller has announced that he will step aside as Artistic Director in July of 2016, "For four decades I've had the best job in the world. It's time to share it with someone new. I look forward to assisting and supporting the new Artistic Director in whatever way I can." Miller will be pursuing new job opportunities at Virginia Rep to lead efforts in development and education.
Barter Theatre Breaks Ground on New Building
(5/14/2015) - Construction is now beginning on a new building for Barter Theatre. A groundbreaking ceremony was held on Thursday, May 14 to kick-off the creation of a new facility for the properties department, often referred to as the Prop Shop. The land for this building is already owned by Barter and is located is on Barter Drive in Abingdon.
Photo Flash: Synetic Theater Opens A TALE OF TWO CITIES Tonight
(5/13/2015) - Synetic Theater will produce Everett Quinton's Obie Award-Winning play A Tale of Two Cities tonight, May 13 through June 21, 2015, directed by Studio Theatre's Producing Director Serge Seiden. Scroll down for a first look at the cast in action!