4 Seasons Announced

4 Seasons Announced
4 Seasons Announced
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Virginia Repertory Theatre announced their 2017/18 Season today. This marks the first season that new Artistic Director Nathaniel Shaw has guided the selection.

 

 

SIGNATURE SEASON

(Sara Belle and Neil November Theatre, Marjorie Arenstein Stage)

 

Shakespeare in Love: Adapted from the movie which won 7 Oscars

9/15 – 10/8 (previews 9/13 & 14)

 

Mary Poppins: Based on the Disney musical (just in time for the movie reboot which opens in December)

11/17 – 12/30 (previews 11/15 & 16)

 

A Raisin in the Sun: The Lorraine Hansberry classic about a black family moving into a white neighborhood

2/16 – 3/11, 2018 (previews 2/14 & 15)

 

World Premiere: This title was recently developed at Virginia Rep in partnership with a Tony and Olivier Award winning producer. Given the commercial potential, the title is under wraps a while longer.

4/20 – 5/6 (previews 4/18 & 19)

 

West Side Story: The classic musical and the 2nd summer show in 2 years that’s grounded in NYC’s Latino community.

6/22 – 7/29 (previews 6/20 & 21)

 

 

CADENCE SEASON co-produced by Virginia Rep

(Theatre Gym) Cadence and co-producer Virginia Rep have enjoyed a 5-year relationship. VaRep plans to become a more visible co-producer of the studio series.

 

A New Tony Award-Winning Musical (TBA in May): In celebration of Richmond Triangle Players’ 25th Anniversary Season

9/9 – 10/8 (Previews 9/7 & 8)

 

The Christians: The pastor of a megachurch causes controversy with new thinking

2/10 – 3/3 (Previews 2/8 & 9)

 

Appropriate: The photo album of a recently deceased patriarch results in family controversy

4/28 – 5/19 (Previews 4 26 & 27)

 

 

HANOVER SEASON

(Hanover Tavern)

 

Miracle on South Division Street: A family’s legendary shrine is questioned

12/1 – 12/30th

 

Erma Bombeck:  At Wit’s End: A one-woman show about the famous humorist

3/2 – 4/8

 

Crimes of the Heart: A revival of the popular play about 3 sisters in Mississippi

7/20 – 8/26

 

 

CHILDREN’S SEASON

(Children’s Theatre at Willow Lawn)

 

Akeelah and the Bee: Based on the movie about a spelling bee champ

9/29- 11/12

 

Songs from the Soul: Book by local musician William Dye with music/lyrics by various artists

2/2 – 2/25

 

Pinkalicious the Musical: Based on the books about a girl who loves the color pink

4/6 – 5/13

 

Knuffle Bunny: A Cautionary Musical; Based on the book about a girl and her stuffed bunny

7/13 – 8/12

 

 

NOTES ON SPECIAL TICKET OPTIONS:

The Free-View Lottery provides 50 free tickets on the first Wednesday preview of all Signature shows.

The Community Tickets Grant Program creates a process for nonprofit organizations to apply for up to 50 free tickets for groups who may not otherwise have the ability to attend a show.

For pricing and package information for these and all shows, visit the Virginia Rep website or call 804-282-2620

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