Jeremy Bustin

Jeremy Bustin Jeremy Bustin is a Communications Manager at GE. He has contributed as a writer for AltDaily, an ultra-independent magazine founded in Norfolk. Outside of his professional life, he dabbles in theatre, both as a spectator and a performer. He feels fortunate to live in a city with such a thriving theatre community and with so much talent. Jeremy holds a Master's of Strategic Public Relations from The George Washington University. In addition to theatre and earning a living, he enjoys creative writing. Jeremy lives in Richmond, Virginia.


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BWW Review: ALWAYS PATSY CLINE at Riverside Center For The Performing Arts Soars!BWW Review: ALWAYS PATSY CLINE at Riverside Center For The Performing Arts Soars!
June 24, 2018


BWW Review: Virginia Repertory Theatre's WEST SIDE STORY is Richmond's Smash Hit of the Summer!BWW Review: Virginia Repertory Theatre's WEST SIDE STORY is Richmond's Smash Hit of the Summer!
June 23, 2018

Sizzling with incredible talent and energy, and moving at a brisk pace, Virginia Repertory Theatre's first-rate production breathes new life into the classic tale of star-crossed lovers. West Side Story runs through July 29 at the November Theatre.

BWW Review: A CHORUS LINE at Richmond Triangle PlayersBWW Review: A CHORUS LINE at Richmond Triangle Players
June 18, 2018

Richmond Triangle Players closes its 25th anniversary season with an already-extended, completely-sold-out production of the very ambitious A CHORUS LINE.

BWW Review: Compelling and Controversial: APPROPRIATE at Cadence Theatre DeliversBWW Review: Compelling and Controversial: APPROPRIATE at Cadence Theatre Delivers
May 8, 2018

Cadence Theatre's latest offering is Branden Jacobs-Jenkins' Obie Award-winning play APPROPRIATE-a wildly subversive and disturbing piece of theatre that is anything but appropriate. Given the perfectly cluttered stage, patrons walking into the theatre may feel they are about to bear witness to a live episode of "Hoarders," but what unfolds over the next two-and-a-half hours is far more chaotic.

BWW Review: RIVER DITTY: AN AMERICAN FOLKTALE at Virginia Repertory Theatre (World Premiere)BWW Review: RIVER DITTY: AN AMERICAN FOLKTALE at Virginia Repertory Theatre (World Premiere)
April 28, 2018

For the past several years, Virginia Repertory Theatre has produced one world premiere of a new play or musical. Last year's award-winning THE END OF WAR by David L. Robbins was theatre at its very finest, with incredible special effects, set design and a gorgeous book by Robbins. While River Ditty's story could benefit from some tightening, some exceptional performances make this an enjoyable production. Richmond audiences should jump at the opportunity to see yet another fresh new play.

BWW Review: THE NORMAL HEART at Richmond Triangle Players is an Essential Piece of TheatreBWW Review: THE NORMAL HEART at Richmond Triangle Players is an Essential Piece of Theatre
April 21, 2018

The Richmond Triangle Players' production of Larry Kramer's THE NORMAL HEART is not the most polished audiences have seen, but it is one of the most important and heartrending pieces of theatre the company has produced in recent years. While the story may be more compelling to those who lived through the AIDS crisis, it's imperative for millennials to visit this monumental time in LGBTQ history.

BWW Review: Relevant and Remarkable, Virginia Rep's A RAISIN IN THE SUN DeliversBWW Review: Relevant and Remarkable, Virginia Rep's A RAISIN IN THE SUN Delivers
February 20, 2018

Teeming with emotionally-charged and nuanced performances, and led by Tony-award winning actress Trezana Beverley, Virginia Rep's RAISIN is a tour de force not to be missed. Audiences can see the Broadway-caliber masterwork through March 11 at Virginia Rep's November Theatre.

BWW Review: Virginia Repertory Theatre's MIRACLE ON SOUTH DIVISION STREET is the Surprise Hit of the Season!BWW Review: Virginia Repertory Theatre's MIRACLE ON SOUTH DIVISION STREET is the Surprise Hit of the Season!
December 18, 2017

Head on over to Hanover Tavern to see one of the smartest, funniest and, surprisingly, most charming plays of the year. Wrapped in twists, MIRACLE ON SOUTH DIVISION STREET features a powerhouse cast-delivering some of their best dramatic and comedic work.

BWW Review: The Hills are Revived in THE SOUND OF MUSIC at Altria TheatreBWW Review: The Hills are Revived in THE SOUND OF MUSIC at Altria Theatre
December 9, 2017

NETworks Presentations' production of Rodgers and Hammerstein's beloved classic, THE SOUND OF MUSIC, is nearly pitch perfect thanks to brilliant, refreshing new direction from Jack O'Brien, and standout performances by several cast members. Playing through Sunday at the Altria Theatre in Richmond, the cross-generational THE SOUND OF MUSIC is not to be missed.

BWW Review: Whimsical and Winsome, Virginia Repertory Theatre's Production of MARY POPPINS is a Holiday Best Bet for FamiliesBWW Review: Whimsical and Winsome, Virginia Repertory Theatre's Production of MARY POPPINS is a Holiday Best Bet for Families
December 7, 2017

Everyone's favorite Nanny has landed, with 'supercalifragilisticexpialidocious' magic in tow, at Virginia Repertory Theatre. Based on the 1934 P.L. Travers series and subsequent Disney film, the Tony-nominated MARY POPPINS has been extended through January 7 at the November Theatre due to popular demand.

BWW Previews: Alet Taylor and Dani Apple Star in DISNEY'S FREAKY FRIDAY at Virginia Musical Theatre, December 1-3BWW Previews: Alet Taylor and Dani Apple Star in DISNEY'S FREAKY FRIDAY at Virginia Musical Theatre, December 1-3
November 27, 2017

The critically-acclaimed new musical from Tom Kitt and Brian Yorkey, FREAKY FRIDAY opens Friday at the Sandler Center for the Performing Arts.

BWW Review: SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE at Virginia Repertory Theatre is Thoroughly EntertainingBWW Review: SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE at Virginia Repertory Theatre is Thoroughly Entertaining
September 27, 2017

Virginia Repertory Theatre's production of SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE is first-rate entertainment that will keep audiences smiling through the final curtain. I loved it.

BWW Review: Cadence Theatre Takes on Tony-Winning FUN HOMEBWW Review: Cadence Theatre Takes on Tony-Winning FUN HOME
September 13, 2017

FUN HOME looks and sounds great, and has many, many moments of brilliance.

BWW Review: THE VIEW UPSTAIRS at Richmond Triangle PlayersBWW Review: THE VIEW UPSTAIRS at Richmond Triangle Players
August 27, 2017

The images are haunting. Their stories are heartbreaking. Prior to the Pulse nightclub tragedy, it was the most deadly attack against the LGBT community. The arson at the UpStairs Lounge in the French Quarter of New Orleans is at the center of Richmond Triangle Players' entertaining and moving season opener, THE VIEW UPSTAIRS.

Inventive and Engaging, ALICE: A NEW MUSICAL is a Fresh Trip Down the Rabbit HoleInventive and Engaging, ALICE: A NEW MUSICAL is a Fresh Trip Down the Rabbit Hole
August 22, 2017

Under the imaginative hand of Adam Ferguson, The Basement is transformed into a 360-degree Wonderland. Serving as the director, scenic designer and props master, Ferguson displays the kind of vision and talent that take years to hone.

BWW Review: DA at Virginia Repertory TheatreBWW Review: DA at Virginia Repertory Theatre
August 4, 2017

Virginia Repertory Theatre's intimate space at the Hanover Tavern is the perfect venue for Hugh Leonard's Drama Circle and Tony Award-winning play, DA. Set in Ireland in the 1960s, the production is equal parts memory play and Irish comedy.

BWW Review: RAGTIME at Peninsula Community TheatreBWW Review: RAGTIME at Peninsula Community Theatre
August 3, 2017

The Hampton Roads theatre scene is bursting with talent, and some of it is on display in Peninsula Community Theatre's enjoyable production of RAGTIME. The production follows three distinct societal classes in New York at the turn of the 20th century. Exploring themes of racism, anti-Semitism, anti-immigrant bias and radicalism, RAGTIME is just as relevant to today's America as with the stories featured in PCT's production.

BWW Review: MAMMA MIA at Altria TheaterBWW Review: MAMMA MIA at Altria Theater
July 26, 2017

For two nights only, the 'Farewell Tour' of MAMMA MIA brings the beloved jukebox musical back to Richmond. The Altria Theater is the second to last stop on the 10-month 'final' American tour for this crowd-pleasing production.

BWW Review: NEXT TO NORMAL at The Williamsburg Players is Heartrending and PowerfulBWW Review: NEXT TO NORMAL at The Williamsburg Players is Heartrending and Powerful
July 10, 2017

NEXT TO NORMAL is an emotional roller coaster that's unlike anything in the Broadway archives. It's an important story and the kind of powerful theatre that changes people to the core. The Williamsburg Players' production is not to be missed. It runs through July 16 at the James York Playhouse.

BWW Review: TheatreLAB and Firehouse Theatre's Co-production of HEATHERS: THE MUSICAL is So Very.BWW Review: TheatreLAB and Firehouse Theatre's Co-production of HEATHERS: THE MUSICAL is So Very.
July 6, 2017

Not since Virginia Repertory Theatre's acclaimed staging of Spring Awakening has there been so much teen angst on one stage in Richmond. Like the aforementioned production, the young, spry cast of TheatreLAB's and Firehouse Theatre's Heathers: The Musical brings tenacity, rockin' vocals and an abundance of snark to Richmond audiences.



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