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: 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.

BWW Review: Impassioned and Invigorating, Virginia Repertory Theatre Delivers Impressive IN THE HEIGHTSBWW Review: Impassioned and Invigorating, Virginia Repertory Theatre Delivers Impressive IN THE HEIGHTS
June 26, 2017

IN THE HEIGHTS is a universal story of life, hope and new beginnings; andwith this pitch-perfect, dynamic productionthattranscends generationaland cultural boundaries, Virginia Repertory Theatrebreaks new ground. IN THE HEIGHTS is on stage at the November Theatre now through July 30.

BWW Review: IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU at Richmond Triangle Players, a Feel-Good Wedding With a TwistBWW Review: IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU at Richmond Triangle Players, a Feel-Good Wedding With a Twist
June 4, 2017

IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU isn't smart and doesn't have a lot of artistic merit, but it's thoroughly entertaining and offers the kind of trivial comedy audiences need right now. The production runs through July 1 at the Robert B. Moss Theatre.

BWW Review: A KINKY Revolution in RichmondBWW Review: A KINKY Revolution in Richmond
May 31, 2017

Winner of six Tony Awards, including Best Musical, KINKY BOOTS runs at the Altria Theater through Sunday, June 4.

BWW Review: Jewish Family Theatre's Encore Presentation of BAD JEWS is Viciously Good FunBWW Review: Jewish Family Theatre's Encore Presentation of BAD JEWS is Viciously Good Fun
May 14, 2017

The Jewish Family Theatre encore presentation of Joshua Harmon's sharp and penetrating comedy, BAD JEWS, runs at the Weinstein Jewish Community Center through May 14.

BWW Review: Cadence Theatre's RABBIT HOLE Examines Life After TragedyBWW Review: Cadence Theatre's RABBIT HOLE Examines Life After Tragedy
May 5, 2017

'Things just aren't nice anymore.' People have different coping mechanisms for grief, a message that is profoundly on display in Cadence Theatre's production of David Lindsay Abaire's Pulitzer Prize-winning drama RABBIT HOLE. The show runs through May 20 at Virginia Repertory Theatre.

BWW Review: Virginia Repertory Theatre's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST is Enchanting Fun for the Whole FamilyBWW Review: Virginia Repertory Theatre's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST is Enchanting Fun for the Whole Family
April 29, 2017

From puppetry and stage magic to big dance numbers and notable performances, Virginia Repertory Theatre's production of Beauty and the Beast has something for everyone. Billed as children's theatre, the company puts forth a noble effort to mount a show with many accouterments of a mainstage production.

BWW Review: Virginia Stage Company and Norfolk State University Present a Supersized Production of THE WIZBWW Review: Virginia Stage Company and Norfolk State University Present a Supersized Production of THE WIZ
April 27, 2017

VSC's and NSU's Co-production of THE WIZ runs through April 30 at the Wells Theatre in Norfolk.

BWW Review: BEAUTIFUL: THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL Toe-taps Its Way to the Altria TheaterBWW Review: BEAUTIFUL: THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL Toe-taps Its Way to the Altria Theater
April 27, 2017

BEAUTIFUL: THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL is part of the 2016-2017 Broadway in Richmond series.

BWW Reviews: Firehouse Theatre Project's Enjoyable HAIR Has Some TanglesBWW Reviews: Firehouse Theatre Project's Enjoyable HAIR Has Some Tangles
July 23, 2014

Firehouse Theatre Project opens its 21st season with the regional premiere of the 'hippified' musical sensation, HAIR. With so many fantastic productions to choose from this summer, Richmond audiences are encouraged to take a trip back to the 1960s in this trimmed-cut revival of the hit Broadway show.

BWW Reviews: Big, Beautiful, Breathtaking and Bold - THE COLOR PURPLE Soars at Virginia RepBWW Reviews: Big, Beautiful, Breathtaking and Bold - THE COLOR PURPLE Soars at Virginia Rep
June 21, 2014

It has taken more than two years to bring THE COLOR PURPLE to Virginia Repertory Theatre, and the ambitious final production of the 2013-2014 season is absolutely stunning and every bit worth the wait. PURPLE is a convergence of some of Richmond's finest performers and creative collaborators, and is as close to a Broadway performance as it gets.

BWW Reviews: Come to the Seductive and Stirring CABARET in RichmondBWW Reviews: Come to the Seductive and Stirring CABARET in Richmond
June 9, 2014

Richmond Triangle Players closes its season with the Sam Mendes revival of Kander and Ebb's CABARET, which has returned to Broadway for a limited engagement at Studio 54. While it would be a real treat to see Alan Cumming, Michelle Williams and company, the Triangle Players' production stands well on its own.

First Look: Behind the Scenes of Richmond Triangle Players' Hotly Anticipated CABARET with Chris Hester as the EmceeFirst Look: Behind the Scenes of Richmond Triangle Players' Hotly Anticipated CABARET with Chris Hester as the Emcee
May 8, 2014

Richmond Triangle Players is bringing its triumphant 21st season to a close with the reinvented and licentious 1990s revival of Kander and Ebb's CABARET, which was staged for Broadway by Sam Mendes (American Beauty) and Rob Marshall (Chicago) and starred Alan Cumming as the Emcee.



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