Tag: theater

Virginia Rep’s “Erma” at Hanover Tavern is a Friend You Can Visit Again and...

I started reading Erma Bombeck’s columns and books years ago when I was a young housewife. Like millions of her fans, I could relate...

TheatreVCU Offers a Lively “Legally Blonde – The Musical” for New and Old Fans...

For the college-centric story of Legally Blonde – The Musical, there seems no better fit than TheaterVCU to bring this musical to life. This...

Light Comedy “Dancing Lessons” Extended through April 9

It’s often difficult to realize you’re not the only one facing problems, but that’s the real lesson learned in Dancing Lessons,  playing at Virginia...

Spots Available for Free Sensory-Friendly Performance of “Junie B. Jones: The Musical”

Virginia Rep’s Children’s Theatre of Virginia at Willow Lawn presents a sensory-friendly performance of Junie B. Jones: The Musical for children with autism and other sensory, social, or...

“Twelfth Night” is Wonderfully Entertaining and (Yay for Quill!) Easy to Follow

As the son of two English majors (one a current English teacher), I doubt I’ve gone twenty-four hours at home without hearing a reference...

“Little Shop of Horrors” Has Comedic Bite and Music with Staying Power

  It’s been almost thirty years since the delightfully campy Little Shop of Horrors appeared on the stage at Swift Creek Mill Theatre, so bringing...

“Summer and Smoke” a Sultry Consideration of Tortured Southern Souls

Virginia Rep’s current production of Tennessee Williams’ play Summer and Smoke opens by paying tribute to the founders of Barksdale Theatre who invested every...

“The Lion King” Roars into Richmond, Wowing Families at Altria Theater

When Disney’s The Lion King first came to town in 2012, it set new attendance records at the Altria (then Landmark) Theater. Look for...

New Broadway in Richmond Season Features a Favorite and Four Premieres at Altria Theater

(RICHMOND, April 5, 2016) — Jam Theatricals announces the lineup of blockbuster shows for the 2016-2017 Broadway In Richmond Season which includes the Richmond premieres of...

“The Velveteen Rabbit” is a Captivating and Timeless Classic

“Real isn’t how you are made,” said the Skin Horse. “It’s a thing that happens to you. When a child loves you for a...