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American Chamber Players Perform Classical Selections by Gaubert, Beethoven, and Dvorak American Chamber Players Perform Classical Selections by Gaubert, Beethoven, and Dvorak
by BWW News Desk on May 25, 2018 in Norfolk

???????Acclaimed classical chamber group the American Chamber Players will perform Sunday, June 3, at 4 p.m., at Castleton. Featuring internationally renowned cellist Inbal Segev, the Castleton in Performance (CiP) concert will offer classical works by Philippe Gaubert, Ludwig van Beethoven, and Antonin Dvorak. (more...)
SPRING AWAKENING to Be Presented at West Potomac High School SPRING AWAKENING to Be Presented at West Potomac High School
by BWW News Desk on May 25, 2018 in Norfolk

Following an exciting run of the hit musicals Dogfight and Jesus Christ Superstar and the powerful plays A Few Good Men and DNA, Art that Matters 2: Human Struggle will continue to bring important issues and powerful stories to the forefront of the community. Spring Awakening, a powerful rock musical based on the play by Frank Wedekind, opens in the Kogelman Theatre on May 25th. Beyond The Page Theatre Company is excited to continue the legacy of American Idiot and bring the community meaningful and impactful theatre. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 5/25 - SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE, CABARET, ON YOUR FEET, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 5/25 - SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE, CABARET, ON YOUR FEET, and More!
by BWW Special on May 25, 2018 in Norfolk

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE, CABARET, ON YOUR FEET, and More! (more...)
Virginia Rep's Children's Theatre Presents KNUFFLE BUNNY: A CAUTIONARY MUSICAL Virginia Rep's Children's Theatre Presents KNUFFLE BUNNY: A CAUTIONARY MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk on May 23, 2018 in Norfolk

Virginia Repertory Theatre announces the opening of Knuffle Bunny: A Cautionary Musical on Friday, July 13, 2018, at the Children's Theatre at Willow Lawn. Based on the Caldecott Honor-winning picture book, author Mo Willems has adapted his cautionary tale for the stage. With Willems as book writer and lyricist and Michael Silversher as composer, this wacky, heartwarming tale of kerfuffle is bubbly, colorful, and perfect for kids and adults alike. (more...)
The Hub Theatre Names Matt Bassett New Artistic Director The Hub Theatre Names Matt Bassett New Artistic Director
by BWW News Desk on May 23, 2018 in Norfolk

The Hub Theatre announced today that Matt Bassett, Hub's former Associate Artistic Director, will be stepping into the role of Artistic Director as they move into their 11th season. (more...)
Richmond Triangle Players Announces Its 2018-19 Season Richmond Triangle Players Announces Its 2018-19 Season
by BWW News Desk on May 23, 2018 in Norfolk

Six plays, covering the depth and breadth of LGTBQ theater, comprise Richmond Triangle Players' 2018-19 Mainstage Season, as the company begins its second quarter-century as one of the area's most acclaimed cultural arts institutions. (more...)
ICA at VCU and Artist in Residence Paul Rucker Awarded MAP Fund Grant to Create New Art Work
by BWW News Desk on May 23, 2018 in Norfolk

Yesterday, the MAP Fund announced that it will award $40k to the new Institute for Contemporary Art at Virginia Commonwealth University (ICA at VCU) in Richmond and Artist in Residence Paul Rucker to realize plans for The Power of the Narrator, an original performance piece that will premiere at the ICA in 2019. (more...)
Photo Flash: First Look at PRELUDES at Firehouse Theatre Photo Flash: First Look at PRELUDES at Firehouse Theatre
by BWW News Desk on May 23, 2018 in Norfolk

Firehouse Theatre has released production photos from their production of Dave Malloy's new musical PRELUDES. Check them out below! (more...)
Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, May. 20 Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, May. 20
by Audition Roundup on May 20, 2018 in Norfolk

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Non-Equity Auditions from Sunday, May 20, 2018 for productions in your area and around the country. (more...)
Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, May. 20 Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, May. 20
by Audition Roundup on May 20, 2018 in Norfolk

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, May 20, 2018 for both productions in your area and around the country including what/when/where and how to audition! (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in Norfolk - Week of 5/20/2018 Now Playing Onstage in Norfolk - Week of 5/20/2018
by BWW on May 20, 2018 in Norfolk

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/20/2018 for Norfolk (more...)
SPRING AWAKENING to Be Presented at West Potomac High School SPRING AWAKENING to Be Presented at West Potomac High School
by BWW News Desk on May 19, 2018 in Norfolk

Following an exciting run of the hit musicals Dogfight and Jesus Christ Superstar and the powerful plays A Few Good Men and DNA, Art that Matters 2: Human Struggle will continue to bring important issues and powerful stories to the forefront of the community. Spring Awakening, a powerful rock musical based on the play by Frank Wedekind, opens in the Kogelman Theatre on May 25th. Beyond The Page Theatre Company is excited to continue the legacy of American Idiot and bring the community meaningful and impactful theatre. (more...)
Sing The Night Away at Barter Theatre with SISTER ACT Sing The Night Away at Barter Theatre with SISTER ACT
by BWW News Desk on May 18, 2018 in Norfolk

"Sister Act", the divine musical comedy, based on the hit 1992 film starring Whoopi Goldberg is a classic production that has been experienced by audiences all over the world. This entertaining summer smash hit is taking Gilliam Stage to the convent May 18 to August 11. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 5/18 - A CHORUS LINE, LES MIS, SOMETHING ROTTEN, And More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 5/18 - A CHORUS LINE, LES MIS, SOMETHING ROTTEN, And More!
by BWW Special on May 18, 2018 in Norfolk

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature A CHORUS LINE, LES MIS, SOMETHING ROTTEN, And More! (more...)
A CHORUS LINE Caps Richmond Triangle Players' 25th Anniversary Season A CHORUS LINE Caps Richmond Triangle Players' 25th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk on May 16, 2018 in Norfolk

Richmond Triangle Players concludes its 25th Anniversary Season with one of the most acclaimed musicals of the 20th century, A Chorus Line. This landmark work, with a cast comprised of performers from up and down the East Coast, opens Friday, June 8, 2018 at 8 pm, following a two low-priced previews on Wednesday and Thursday June 6 and 7 at 8 pm.  (more...)
Barter Theatre's THE LEMONADE STAND Provides A Humorous Spin On The American Dream Barter Theatre's THE LEMONADE STAND Provides A Humorous Spin On The American Dream
by BWW News Desk on May 16, 2018 in Norfolk

???????Barter Theatre is providing a humorous new perspective on the American dream with "The Lemonade Stand" by Matthew Fowler. This side-splitting comedy is the first of the summer season, running May 13 to August 11. (more...)
VIDEO: Behind the Scenes of Virginia's Stage's CROWNS VIDEO: Behind the Scenes of Virginia's Stage's CROWNS
by BWW News Desk on May 16, 2018 in Norfolk

Virginia Stage Company runs the hit gospel musical Crowns. Written by Regina Taylor and directed by Raelle Myrick-Hodges, this production returns after breaking box office records in 2006. "There is something about Crowns that warms the soul" (Chicago Tribune), and there is no better production to close the Stage Company's 39th season. (more...)
Photo Flash: Virginia Stage Company Mounts Gospel Musical CROWNS Photo Flash: Virginia Stage Company Mounts Gospel Musical CROWNS
by BWW News Desk on May 16, 2018 in Norfolk

Virginia Stage Company runs the hit gospel musical Crowns. Written by Regina Taylor and directed by Raelle Myrick-Hodges, this production returns after breaking box office records in 2006. "There is something about Crowns that warms the soul" (Chicago Tribune), and there is no better production to close the Stage Company's 39th season. (more...)
Sally Struthers Returns for A Fifth Engagement at the Riverside Center for the Performing Arts Sally Struthers Returns for A Fifth Engagement at the Riverside Center for the Performing Arts
by BWW News Desk on May 16, 2018 in Norfolk

Emmy Award-winning actress Sally Struthers returns for her fifth engagement at the Riverside Center for the Performing Arts in Fredericksburg, Virginia as Louise Seger in Always Patsy Cline opening on May 16th. She will be joined by Broadway veteran, Carter Calvert starring as Patsy Cline. Both ladies are no strangers to these roles and most recently performed in the show together at the North Carolina Theatre in Raleigh. Located at 95 Riverside Parkway, Fredericksburg, VA, performances will run until July 15th. (more...)
Swift Creek Mill Theatre Presents ALWAYS A BRIDESMAID Swift Creek Mill Theatre Presents ALWAYS A BRIDESMAID
by BWW News Desk on May 15, 2018 in Norfolk

From the authors of "The Dixie Swim Club" and "The Hallelujah Girls" comes another comic romp featuring the foibles of nuptial bliss!  Four Southern friends-for-life made a pact at their senior prom to be in each other's weddings….no matter what! Thirty years later, they are still honoring that vow.  (more...)
Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, May. 13 Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, May. 13
by Audition Roundup on May 13, 2018 in Norfolk

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Non-Equity Auditions from Sunday, May 13, 2018 for productions in your area and around the country. (more...)
Kacey Musgraves To Join Chris Thile On Live From Here At Wolf Trap Kacey Musgraves To Join Chris Thile On Live From Here At Wolf Trap
by BWW News Desk on May 10, 2018 in Norfolk

???????Chris Thile announced that Kacey Musgraves and comic Sheng Wang will join him for a live broadcast of Live from Here, (formerly A Prairie Home Companion), on Saturday, May 26 at Wolf Trap! (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 5/11 - TONY DANZA, LES MISERABLES, THE WHO'S TOMMY, And More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 5/11 - TONY DANZA, LES MISERABLES, THE WHO'S TOMMY, And More!
by BWW Special on May 11, 2018 in Norfolk

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature TONY DANZA, LES MISERABLES, THE WHO'S TOMMY, And More! (more...)
Virginia Repertory Theatre Presents WEST SIDE STORY Virginia Repertory Theatre Presents WEST SIDE STORY
by BWW News Desk on May 10, 2018 in Norfolk

Virginia Repertory Theatre announces the opening of West Side Story on Friday June 22, 2018 at the November Theatre/Arenstein Stage, 114 West Broad Street. The show will run through July 29, 2018.  Previews will be on Wednesday, June 20 and Thursday, June 21, 2018. With a book by Arthur Laurents, music by Leonard Bernstein and lyrics by legendary Broadway composer Stephen Sondheim, this classic musical retelling of Romeo and Juliet is set against the backdrop of New York's Hell's Kitchen in the 1950's. (more...)
Wolfbane's ROMEO AND JULIET Is Back Wolfbane's ROMEO AND JULIET Is Back
by BWW News Desk on May 10, 2018 in Norfolk

???????Wolfbane's Romeo and Juliet is returning to Appomattox from June 7-June 30, 2018! Wolfbane, in association with Jamerson Building Supply and Williams Collision Center, is proud to be presenting this hometown twist on a Shakespearean favorite outside at Appomattox Court (more...)