BWW Review: THE BOOK OF MORMON is Funny, Offensive and Cheekily Smart Entertainment for AdultsBWW Review: THE BOOK OF MORMON is Funny, Offensive and Cheekily Smart Entertainment for Adults
by Jeremy Bustin - Mar 28, 2019

For those who have yet to experience this critically-acclaimed musical, THE BOOK OF MORMON tour is as funny and fresh as it was with the original cast on Broadway. Please note this show is not for children. It's not even for some adults. Nothing is off limits. (more...)

BWW Feature: Say 'Hello!' to Richmond Actor Josh Marin as THE BOOK OF MORMON Arrives at The Altria TheaterBWW Feature: Say 'Hello!' to Richmond Actor Josh Marin as THE BOOK OF MORMON Arrives at The Altria Theater
by Jeremy Bustin - Mar 25, 2019

When The Book of Mormon opens at the Altria Theater tomorrow, a face familiar to Richmond audiences will be among the members of its very talented ensemble. (more...)

BWW Review: IN THE HEIGHTS at The EngemanBWW Review: IN THE HEIGHTS at The Engeman
by Melissa Giordano - Mar 21, 2018

When I attended the Broadway incarnation of In the Heights, I thoroughly enjoyed it. Accordingly, when they announced their current season, I had the upmost confidence that the showing at the gorgeous The John W. Engeman Theatre was going to be just as stellar. Being the Engeman Theatre, I was proven right. The wonderful production runs through April 29th at the Northport venue masterfully directed by Paul Stancato. (more...)

Photo Flash: John W. Engeman Theater Stages IN THE HEIGHTSPhoto Flash: John W. Engeman Theater Stages IN THE HEIGHTS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2018

The John W. Engeman Theater announces IN THE HEIGHTS. Performances begin on Thursday, March 15 at 8:00pm and run through Sunday, April 29, 2018. (more...)

Photo Coverage: IN THE HEIGHTS Opens at The John W. Engeman TheaterPhoto Coverage: IN THE HEIGHTS Opens at The John W. Engeman Theater
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Mar 19, 2018

The John W. Engeman Theater's production of IN THE HEIGHTS began on Thursday, March 15 at 8:00pm. The show will run through Sunday, April 29, 2018. (more...)

IN THE HEIGHTS Comes to The John W. Engeman TheaterIN THE HEIGHTS Comes to The John W. Engeman Theater
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2018

The John W. Engeman Theater announces the cast and creative team for IN THE HEIGHTS. Performances begin on Thursday, March 15 at 8:00pm and run through Sunday, April 29, 2018. (more...)

Photo Flash: Stage Couple Jarrod Spector and Kelli Barrett Carol for Broadway's Babies at Macy'sPhoto Flash: Stage Couple Jarrod Spector and Kelli Barrett Carol for Broadway's Babies at Macy's
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2017

In the spirit of the Holidays, Broadway's Babies joined forces with Macy's Department store to create an opportunity for students at Urban Assembly High School, a low-income school in Harlem, to sing Christmas Carols with Broadway performers last Friday, December 1st. Scroll down for photos of Broadway's Jarrod Spector, Kelli Barrett, Rachel Zatcoff, Anna Eilinsfeld and Vishal Vaidya singing alongside the kids! (more...)

Stage Couple Jarrod Spector and Kelli Barrett to Carol for Broadway's Babies at Macy'sStage Couple Jarrod Spector and Kelli Barrett to Carol for Broadway's Babies at Macy's
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2017

In the spirit of the Holidays, Broadway's Babies has joined forces with Macy's Department store to create an opportunity for students at Urban Assembly High School, a low-income school in Harlem, to sing Christmas Carols with Broadway performers. (more...)

BWW Review: Impassioned and Invigorating, Virginia Repertory Theatre Delivers Impressive IN THE HEIGHTS
by Jeremy Bustin - Jun 26, 2017

IN THE HEIGHTS is a universal story of life, hope and new beginnings; and with this pitch-perfect, dynamic production that transcends generational and cultural boundaries, Virginia Repertory Theatre breaks new ground. IN THE HEIGHTS is on stage at the November Theatre now through July 30. (more...)

Arielle Jacobs, JJ Caruncho, Shea Gomez and More Tapped for IN THE HEIGHTS at Virginia Rep; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2017

Virginia Repertory Theatre announces the opening of In the Heights on Friday June 23, 2017 at the November Theatre/Arenstein Stage, 114 West Broad Street. The show will run through July 30, 2017. Previews will run for two nights on Wednesday, June 21 and Thursday, June 22, 2017. (more...)

Virginia Repertory Theatre to Stage BUFFALO SOLDIER
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2017

Virginia Repertory Theatre opens Buffalo Soldier, the story of Richmond native Jones Morgan, February 3rd at the Children's Theatre at Willow Lawn. The show runs through February 26th. (more...)

Virginia Repertory Theatre to Stage BUFFALO SOLDIER
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2017

Virginia Repertory Theatre opens Buffalo Soldier, the story of Richmond native Jones Morgan, February 3rd at the Children's Theatre at Willow Lawn. The show runs through February 26th. (more...)

PETER AND THE STARCATCHER Makes Regional Debut at Virginia Rep Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2015

Virginia Repertory Theatre announces the regional premiere of PETER AND THE STARCATCHER at the Sara Belle and Neil November Theatre, 114 West Broad Street on Friday, October 2 with a preview tonight, October 1. (more...)

PETER AND THE STARCATCHER Makes Regional Debut at Virginia Rep Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2015

Virginia Repertory Theatre announces the regional premiere of PETER AND THE STARCATCHER at the Sara Belle and Neil November Theatre, 114 West Broad Street on Friday, October 2 with a preview on Thursday, October 1. (more...)

BWW Reports: The 7th Annual 2014 RTCC AWARDS Are Presented
by Bruce Levy - Oct 20, 2014

The seventh annual Richmond Theater Critics Circle Awards were presented Sunday night...and the awards went to... (more...)

BWW Reviews: Big, Beautiful, Breathtaking and Bold - THE COLOR PURPLE Soars at Virginia Rep
by Jeremy Bustin - Jun 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. (more...)

Virginia Repertory Theatre's THE COLOR PURPLE Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2014

Virginia Repertory Theatre announces the opening of The Color Purple at the Sara Belle and Neil November Theatre, 114 West Broad Street on Friday, June 20, 2014 with a Preview tonight, June 19. The show runs through August 3, 2014. (more...)

Virginia Repertory Theatre Presents THE COLOR PURPLE, Begin. 6/19
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2014

Virginia Repertory Theatre announces the opening of The Color Purple at the Sara Belle and Neil November Theatre, 114 West Broad Street on Friday, June 20, 2014 with a Preview on Thursday, June 19. The show runs through August 3, 2014. Based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by Alice Walker, this joyful musical and epic story follows the life and personal awakening of Celie, a downtrodden young African American woman. With a book by Marsha Norman and music and lyrics by Brenda Russell, Allee Willis, and Stephen Bray, the uplifting score features jazz, ragtime, gospel, African music and blues. The Broadway production earned eleven Tony nominations. (more...)

BWW Reviews: THE ELABORATE ENTRANCE OF CHAD DEITY
by Jeremy Bustin - Mar 4, 2014

Firehouse Theatre Project, touted as Off-Broadway on Broad Street, was transformed from a decommissioned fire station to an intimate theatre space in the early 1990s. And for Kristoffer Diaz's THE ELABORATE ENTRANCE OF CHAD DEITY, a 2010 finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for Drama, the space has changed once again to take on the persona of a small wrestling arena. A serviceable ring complete with ringside seats brings greater authenticity to the 'main event.' But outside the ring, Edwin Slipek's set design feels neglected. (more...)

'CHAD DEITY' Opens Tonight at Firehouse Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2014

Firehouse Theatre Project combines faith and professional wrestling in its next installment of its 20th Season Anniversary, The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity, by Kristoffer Diaz. Directed by Kerry McGee (Any Given Monday) and a proud participant of Richmond's annual Acts of Faith festival, this balls-out dramatic comedy will play 15 performances, February 6 - March 8. Opening Night is tonight, February 7th. (more...)

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