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Kelsey Cordrey News

 
Birth Place:
Richmond VA USA
Bio:
Regional Credits include Nadia in BARE: A POP OPERA (Richmond Triangle Players) and Diwata in SPEECH AND DEBATE (TheatreLAB). She is currently pursuing a BFA in Musical Theatre from New York University's Tisch School of the Arts. (read complete bio)
 

Birth Place: Richmond VA USA

Bio:
Regional Credits include Nadia in BARE: A POP OPERA (Richmond Triangle Players) and Diwata in SPEECH AND DEBATE (TheatreLAB). She is currently pursuing a BFA in Musical Theatre from New York University's Tisch School of the Arts. (read complete bio)
BWW Review: PIPELINE at Virginia Rep Photo BWW Review: PIPELINE at Virginia Rep
by Susan Haubenstock - Oct 26, 2021

Dominique Morisseau's 2019 play--one of the most-produced plays of that year--hurls the audience into the emotions that surface when schoolteacher Nya's son Omari is threatened with being diverted from his private boarding school into the notorious school-to-prison pipeline.

BWW Review: THE NICETIES at The Conciliation Lab Photo BWW Review: THE NICETIES at The Conciliation Lab
by Susan Haubenstock - Oct 3, 2021

'The Niceties' is Eleanor Burgess's 2018 drama in which a white professor and a Black undergraduate argue over provocative issues of race and history--an excellent choice for The Conciliation Lab's season opener.

BWW Review: RICHMOND'S 2020 ARTSIES AWARDED at Richmond Theatre Critics Circle Photo BWW Review: RICHMOND'S 2020 ARTSIES AWARDED at Richmond Theatre Critics Circle
by Susan Haubenstock - Sep 22, 2020

Richmond's TheatreLAB won ten awards and eight went to Virginia Rep in the 13th annual Artsies, presented virtually for the first time.

BWW Feature: MASH NOTE TO 'AMERICAN IDIOT' AND 'THE TOXIC AVENGER' at Firehouse Theat Photo BWW Feature: MASH NOTE TO 'AMERICAN IDIOT' AND 'THE TOXIC AVENGER' at Firehouse Theatre Project And 5th Wall Theatre
by Susan Haubenstock - Jun 4, 2020

Peak summer wackiness resulted when Firehouse did 'American Idiot' and 5th Wall did 'The Toxic Avenger.'

BWW Review: THE REVOLUTIONISTS at TheatreLAB Is a Stunning Womanifesto Photo BWW Review: THE REVOLUTIONISTS at TheatreLAB Is a Stunning Womanifesto
by Susan Haubenstock - Mar 4, 2020

In 'The Revolutionists,' a quartet of French Revolution-era women brilliantly claim their power in this comedy/drama at TheatreLAB.

BWW Review: URINETOWN at TheatreLAB Is a Stunning and Hilarious Anti-Holiday Musical Photo BWW Review: URINETOWN at TheatreLAB Is a Stunning and Hilarious Anti-Holiday Musical
by Susan Haubenstock - Nov 29, 2019

For an antidote to holiday treacle overload, look no further than TheatreLAB's superb production of the 2001 agitprop musical comedy 'Urinetown.'

BWW Review: FALSETTOS at Richmond Triangle Players Is Transcendent with Love and Pain Photo BWW Review: FALSETTOS at Richmond Triangle Players Is Transcendent with Love and Pain
by Susan Haubenstock - Sep 9, 2019

Triangle Players triumphs with a wonderful cast that is more than equal to this heartbreakingly funny musical.

RTP Opens 2019-20 Season With FALSETTOS Photo RTP Opens 2019-20 Season With FALSETTOS
by Stephi Wild - Aug 12, 2019

Richmond Triangle Players launches its 2019-20 season with the Tony-Award winning musical Falsettos, opening Friday September 6, 2019, at 8 pm, following two low-priced previews on Wednesday and Thursday, September 4 and 5 at 8 pm. The production will run five weeks, through Saturday, October 5.

5th Wall Theatre and TheatreLAB Team Up For The Women's Theatre Festival 2019 Photo 5th Wall Theatre and TheatreLAB Team Up For The Women's Theatre Festival 2019
by Stephi Wild - Feb 23, 2019

5th Wall Theatre and TheatreLAB are teaming up again to co-produce the Women's Theatre Festival beginning March 27, 2019. With the increased focus on Women's Rights, the Equal Rights Amendment, and the #MeToo movement, the Artistic Directors of 5th Wall Theatre and TheatreLAB, Carol Piersol and Deejay Gray, have created this festival to celebrate, champion, and advance women's rights, women's stories, and the work of female theatre artists in Richmond.

BWW Review: Spread the Love Around--Virginia Repertory Theatre's Infectious and Prist Photo BWW Review: Spread the Love Around--Virginia Repertory Theatre's Infectious and Pristine Production of SISTER ACT is a Holiday Treat Dressed in a Habit!
by Jeremy Bustin - Dec 1, 2018

Virginia Repertory Theatre Presents SISTER ACT Photo Virginia Repertory Theatre Presents SISTER ACT
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 3, 2018

Virginia Repertory Theatre announces the opening of Sister Act on Friday, November 16, 2018 at the November Theatre/Arenstein Stage, 114 West Broad Street. The show will run through Sunday, January 6, 2019.  Previews will be on Wednesday, November 14 and Thursday, November 15, 2018. With music by Alan Menken, book by Bill and Cheri Steinkellner, lyrics by Glenn Slater and additional book material by Douglas Carter Beane, this uplifting musical comedy is based on the hit 1992 movie starring Whoopi Goldberg.

5th Wall and TheatreLAB Present Quick-Witted Dark Comedy HAND TO GOD Photo 5th Wall and TheatreLAB Present Quick-Witted Dark Comedy HAND TO GOD
by Stephi Wild - Jun 8, 2018

5th Wall Theatre's artistic director Carol Piersol and TheatreLAB's artistic director Deejay Gray announce their upcoming co-production HAND TO GOD, an ingenious contemporary comedy that shocked and delighted audiences for years on the Off-Broadway and Broadway circuits before nabbing five Tony nominations including one for Best New Play. The local production of this play that opens July 13th at The Basement in downtown Richmond features a talented local cast led by Adam Turck playing both Jason and his demonically possessed hand puppet, Tyrone. A host of other talented actors fill out the ranks including Kimberly Jones Clark, Anne Michelle Forbes, Adam Valentine, and Fred Iacovo.

BWW Review: TOPDOG/UNDERDOG at TheatreLAB: A Powerful Portrayal of the Human Dynamic Photo BWW Review: TOPDOG/UNDERDOG at TheatreLAB: A Powerful Portrayal of the Human Dynamic
by Brent Deekens - Jun 6, 2018

Plays Through June the 9th, 2018

BWW Review: MOTH at TheatreLAB: A Taut Teenage Nightmare Photo BWW Review: MOTH at TheatreLAB: A Taut Teenage Nightmare
by Brent Deekens - Apr 23, 2018

Declan Greene's MOTH is an 'in-yer-face' allegory that covers the sullen travails of two hopeless teenagers who just can't seem to find an adequate niche in school or, indeed, within the limits of their own lives.

TheatreLAB Presents I'M GONNA PRAY FOR YOU SO HARD Photo TheatreLAB Presents I'M GONNA PRAY FOR YOU SO HARD
by Stephi Wild - Jan 18, 2018

TheatreLAB, Richmond's home for unexpected and evocative performance, is proud to present I'M GONNA PRAY FOR YOU SO HARD by Halley Feiffer as part of the 2018 Acts of Faith Festival. Directed by TheatreLAB Artistic Director, Deejay Gray, and starring Alan Sader and Liz Earnest; the show runs from February 2nd through February 17th at The Basement at 300 East Broad Street.

Firehouse Theatre presents the World Premiere of MARY C. BROWN AND THE HOLLYWOOD SIGN Photo Firehouse Theatre presents the World Premiere of MARY C. BROWN AND THE HOLLYWOOD SIGN
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2017

Firehouse Theatre presents the world premiere of Dory Previn's musical revue MARY C. BROWN AND THE HOLLYWOOD SIGN in a limited run for eight performances from Today, December 8 thru Saturday, December 16. The cabaret revue is based on Previn's 1972 cult concept album that centers on a would-be starlet's attempt to break into the movies and the misfits she befriends or exploit or shun her. The Firehouse production is directed by George Boyd, with musical direction and arrangements by Matthew Pool and features performers Dan Cimo, Kelsey Cordrey, Nicole Forret Oh, Jessi Johnson, Matt Polson, Stevie Rice, and Emily Skidmore accompanied by Steve Belven, Troy Gatrell, and Starlet Knight.

Firehouse Theatre presents the World Premiere of MARY C. BROWN AND THE HOLLYWOOD SIGN Photo Firehouse Theatre presents the World Premiere of MARY C. BROWN AND THE HOLLYWOOD SIGN
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 24, 2017

Firehouse Theatre presents the world premiere of Dory Previn's musical revue MARY C. BROWN AND THE HOLLYWOOD SIGN in a limited run for eight performances from Friday, December 8 thru Saturday, December 16. The cabaret revue is based on Previn's 1972 cult concept album that centers on a would-be starlet's attempt to break into the movies and the misfits she befriends or exploit or shun her. The Firehouse production is directed by George Boyd, with musical direction and arrangements by Matthew Pool and features performers Dan Cimo, Kelsey Cordrey, Nicole Forret Oh, Jessi Johnson, Matt Polson, Stevie Rice, and Emily Skidmore accompanied by Steve Belven, Troy Gatrell, and Starlet Knight.

TheatreLAB & Firehouse Theatre present ALICE: A NEW MUSICAL Photo TheatreLAB & Firehouse Theatre present ALICE: A NEW MUSICAL
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 15, 2017

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.

A KID LIKE JAKE Begins 4/19 at Richmond Triangle Players
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 6, 2017

Richmond Triangle Players continues its 24th Anniversary season with its Daniel Pearle's acclaimed play A Kid Like Jake.  Sponsored by David Peake, the production - about loving your child, no matter what - opens Thursday, April 20, 2017 at 8 pm, following a low-priced preview on Wednesday, April 19, and runs through May 13. 

TheatreLAB presents TWILIGHT: Los Angeles, 1992
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 9, 2017

 TheatreLAB, Richmond's home for unexpected and evocative performance, is proud to present Anna Deavere Smith's stunning work of "documentary theatre," TWILIGHT: Los Angeles, 1992 as part of The Cellar Series: When The Other Becomes The Self. Directed by Addie Barnhart and starring TheatreLAB Associate Artistic Director, Katrinah Carol Lewis (2016 Richmond Theatre Critics Circle Award Winner, Best Actress in a Musical). The show will run March 24 thru April 1 at TheatreLAB's venue, The Basement (300 East Broad Street). TWILIGHT: Los Angeles, 1992 is being performed 25 years after the Rodney King Riots.

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