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.




(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 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 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




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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