Norfolk Newsroom

 

Theatre Company Celebrates Five Season with World Premieres and Audience Favorites Theatre Company Celebrates Five Season with World Premieres and Audience Favorites
by BWW News Desk on August 17, 2017 in Norfolk

Arts on the Horizon, the country's first theatre company specifically focused on children ages zero to six, is proud to announce the first production of their 5th Anniversary Season, Drumming with Dishes. The show was originally performed as Arts on the Horizon's inaugural show in May 2011. (more...)
Roanoke Children's Theatre Academy to Kick Off Next Weekend Roanoke Children's Theatre Academy to Kick Off Next Weekend
by BWW News Desk on August 17, 2017 in Norfolk

Calling all aspiring actors and students who just want to have fun! The 10th Anniversary Season at Roanoke Children's Theatre kicks off on August 27, 2017 with the start of RCT Academy Classes for the Fall Semester. (more...)
Virginia Stage Season 39 is Off to Record Start Virginia Stage Season 39 is Off to Record Start
by BWW News Desk on August 17, 2017 in Norfolk

Tickets for Virginia Stage Company's Season 39 have been on sale for just a few days and have broken multiple sales records, seeing more than a threefold increase on opening day over last season. This combined with season membership sales, that have already exceeded all of last season, shows promise for what was anticipated to be Virginia Stage's most blockbuster season in years. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 8/18 - EVITA, SOMETHING ROTTEN, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 8/18 - EVITA, SOMETHING ROTTEN, and More!
by BWW Special on August 18, 2017 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 Evita, Something Rotten, and more! (more...)
TheatreLAB & Firehouse Theatre present ALICE: A NEW MUSICAL TheatreLAB & Firehouse Theatre present ALICE: A NEW MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk on August 15, 2017 in Norfolk

The team currently presenting HEATHERS: THE MUSICAL, TheatreLAB & Firehouse Theatre, are proud to bring another exciting musical to the Richmond stage this summer. ALICE: a new musical, with music & lyrics by Lesley DeSantis & Andrew Barbato and book by Andrew Barbato. Directed by Adam B. Ferguson, the production will take place at TheatreLAB's venue, The Basement (300 East Broad Street), running August 12th-20th. (more...)
Appalachian Festival of Plays and Playwrights Returns to Barter Theatre Appalachian Festival of Plays and Playwrights Returns to Barter Theatre
by BWW News Desk on August 14, 2017 in Norfolk

Barter Theatre announces the lineup for its 17th annual Appalachian Festival of Plays and Playwrights (AFPP). Barter has a rich tradition of producing new plays, and this year six original plays and one mini-production will be presented before audiences. (more...)
FUN HOME Opens Cadence Theatre Company's 2017-18 Season FUN HOME Opens Cadence Theatre Company's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk on August 14, 2017 in Norfolk

Cadence Theatre Company and Virginia Repertory Theatre are pleased to present their first co-production of the 2017-2018 Cadence Season, Fun Home, book and lyrics by Lisa Kron and music by Jeanine Tesori. Adapted from the graphic memoir by Alison Bechdel, Fun Home is in celebration of Richmond Triangle Players'25th Anniversary Season. (more...)
Tickets Now On Sale for Shenan Arts' ROCKY HORROR Tickets Now On Sale for Shenan Arts' ROCKY HORROR
by BWW News Desk on August 13, 2017 in Norfolk

Innocent Brad and Janet find themselves seeking shelter at a mysterious old castle on a dark and stormy night, where they encounter transvestite Dr. Frank 'n' Furter, his 'perfect' creation Rocky, and an assortment of other crazy creatures. (more...)
A LITTLE PRINCESS, WITCH and More Set for Creative Cauldron's 2017-18 Theatrical Season A LITTLE PRINCESS, WITCH and More Set for Creative Cauldron's 2017-18 Theatrical Season
by BWW News Desk on August 11, 2017 in Norfolk

The 2017-18 Season will mark Creative Cauldron's ninth year producing and presenting live theater and music at ArtSpace Falls Church. The season includes a diverse range of programming for adults and families alike. (more...)
Betsy Struxness and Brandon Carter to Star in SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE at Virginia Rep Betsy Struxness and Brandon Carter to Star in SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE at Virginia Rep
by BWW News Desk on August 10, 2017 in Norfolk

Virginia Repertory Theatre opens the Signature Season with Shakespeare in Love, based on the screenplay by Marc Norman and Tom Stoppard and adapted by Lee Hall. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 8/11 - CHICAGO, KILL LOCAL, 42ND STREET, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 8/11 - CHICAGO, KILL LOCAL, 42ND STREET, and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on August 11, 2017 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 Chicago, Kill Local, 42nd Street, and More! (more...)
Tickets Still Available for SEUSSICAL THE MUSICAL at ShenanArts Tickets Still Available for SEUSSICAL THE MUSICAL at ShenanArts
by BWW News Desk on August 10, 2017 in Norfolk

Seussical is a fantastical, magical, musical extravaganza! All of our favorite Dr. Seuss characters are lovingly brought to life, including Horton the Elephant, The Cat in the Hat, Gertrude McFuzz, lazy Mayzie and a little boy with a big imagination - JoJo. The colorful characters transport us from the Jungle of Nool to the Circus McGurkus and to the invisible world of the Whos. (more...)
Off-Broadway's THE VIEW UPSTAIRS to Launch Richmond Triangle Players' 25th Season Off-Broadway's THE VIEW UPSTAIRS to Launch Richmond Triangle Players' 25th Season
by BWW News Desk on August 10, 2017 in Norfolk

Richmond Triangle Players launches its 25th Anniversary Season with the first post-New York production of the acclaimed new off-Broadway musical, The View UpStairs. (more...)
'Walk the Line' to Barter Theatre for MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET 'Walk the Line' to Barter Theatre for MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET
by BWW News Desk on August 08, 2017 in Norfolk

The Tony® Award-winning Broadway musical Million Dollar Quartet, inspired by the electrifying true story, rocks Barter Theatre's Gilliam Stage on Aug. 18. (more...)
Firehouse Theatre Preps for Second Annual BATTLE OF THE CORPORATE BANDS Firehouse Theatre Preps for Second Annual BATTLE OF THE CORPORATE BANDS
by BWW News Desk on August 08, 2017 in Norfolk

Firehouse Theatre will host the 2nd annual BATTLE OF THE CORPORATE BANDS at The Broadberry on Saturday, September 16, 2017. (more...)
CAT Theatre To Host 2017 Red Eye 10s International Play Festival CAT Theatre To Host 2017 Red Eye 10s International Play Festival
by BWW News Desk on August 07, 2017 in Norfolk

CAT Theatre is once again the East Coast Host to the Red Eye 10s International Play Festival. The festival takes place on September 30, 2017, and is a 24-Hour, 10-Minute Play festival featuring six original plays in multiple theaters around the world ON THE SAME DAY! Red Eye hosts produce the six plays and share that process with everyone else involved through social media and our redeye10s.com website. It's a worldwide collaboration and celebration of new work. The festival culminates in an exciting evening of public performances on September 30, 2017. (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in Norfolk - Week of 8/06/2017 Now Playing Onstage in Norfolk - Week of 8/06/2017
by BWW on August 06, 2017 in Norfolk

Upcoming Shows - Week of 8/06/2017 for Norfolk (more...)
BWW Review: DA at Virginia Repertory Theatre BWW Review: DA at Virginia Repertory Theatre
by Jeremy Bustin on August 04, 2017 in Norfolk

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. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 8/4 - NEWSIES, A CHORUS LINE, SPRING AWAKENING, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 8/4 - NEWSIES, A CHORUS LINE, SPRING AWAKENING, and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on August 04, 2017 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 NEWSIES, A CHORUS LINE, SPRING AWAKENING, and More! (more...)
Wolf Trap Announces Initial Lineup of The Barns at Wolf Trap's 2017-18 Season Wolf Trap Announces Initial Lineup of The Barns at Wolf Trap's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk on August 03, 2017 in Norfolk

Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts today announced the first performances of the 2017-2018 season at The Barns at Wolf Trap, its historic 382-seat indoor venue. (more...)
BWW Review: RAGTIME at Peninsula Community Theatre BWW Review: RAGTIME at Peninsula Community Theatre
by Jeremy Bustin on August 03, 2017 in Norfolk

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. (more...)
FOOTLOOSE and SAVANNAH SIPPING SOCIETY Add Shows at Barter Theatre FOOTLOOSE and SAVANNAH SIPPING SOCIETY Add Shows at Barter Theatre
by BWW News Desk on August 02, 2017 in Norfolk

Audiences have spoken, and Barter Theatre is listening. (more...)
Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Jul. 30 Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Jul. 30
by Audition Roundup on July 30, 2017 in Norfolk

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Non-Equity Auditions from Sunday, July 30, 2017 for productions in your area and around the country. (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in Norfolk - Week of 7/30/2017 Now Playing Onstage in Norfolk - Week of 7/30/2017
by BWW on July 30, 2017 in Norfolk

Upcoming Shows - Week of 7/30/2017 for Norfolk (more...)
3rd Annual Big Buggs Island Blues Bash Features Best Lineup Yet 3rd Annual Big Buggs Island Blues Bash Features Best Lineup Yet
by BWW News Desk on July 28, 2017 in Norfolk

Announcing the 3rd Annual Big Buggs Island Blues Bash, Saturday, September 30, from 2pm-10pm (rain or shine), on the Lake at Robbins Ballpark, 104 Woodland Drive in Clarksville, VA. (more...)