ASL Interpreted Performances

ASL performances

Virginia Rep is thrilled to be a part of a series of American Sign Language interpreted performances presented by the Richmond Virginia Theatre Alliance (RVATA) through a generous grant from CultureWorks.

Performances include Virginia Rep’s March 2 matinee of A Raisin in the Sun at the November Theatre, as well as select dates of
Heritage Ensemble Theatre Company’s A Free Man of Color
Quill Theatre’s Romeo and Juliet
Swift Creek Mill Theatre’s Dames at Sea.

A free ticket will be provided to the Deaf patron and one guest. Additional tickets are available (see the press release PDF).

Contact Jacquie O’Connor for reservations and additional information at Jacquiemoconnor@gmail.com

About RVATA

The Richmond Theatre Alliance is a group of professional theatres who are dedicated to Read more

Auditions for West Side Story

WEST SIDE STORY

Book by Arthur Laurents
Music by Leonard Bernstein
Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim

DIRECTION BY NATHANIEL SHAW

CHOREOGRAPHY BY MATTHEW COUVILLON

MUSICAL DIRECTION BY ANTHONY SMITH

WEST SIDE STORY is the musical tale of star-crossed lovers, Tony and Maria, kept apart by prejudice and warring gangs on the streets of New York City. This classic retelling of Romeo and Juliet is a love affair for the ages and remains as powerful as ever.

Please direct all questions to casting@virginiarep.org

 

Rehearsals for this Signature Season production begin May 22, 2018 for a performance run of June 22, 2018 – July 29, 2018* at Virginia Rep’s November Theatre.

  • NOTE: An extension through August 5, 2018 is likely. All cast members will be required to participate in these additional performances.

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Adult Training: Living on Stage begins March 13

Living on Stage: an organic approach to the art and craft of acting
Taught by Rusty Wilson

Cadence Theatre Company in partnership with Virginia Rep is pleased to announce this continued adult training program.

Rusty WilsonMarch 13 – May 8, 2018
Tuesdays, 7 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
The Children’s Theatre at Willow Lawn

Tuition: $300
Minimum: 8 students | Maximum: 16 students

This class introduces students of all levels to an organic, step-by-step approach to the art and craft of acting. Through a structured sequence of stage tasks, stories, improvisations, and Read more

Auditions for Pinkalicious

PINKALICIOUS! THE MUSICAL

Book by Elizabeth Kann & Victoria Kann

Music by John Gregor

Lyrics by John Gregor, Elizabeth Kann, & Victoria Kann

DIRECTION BY LESLIE OWENS-HARRINGTON

MUSICAL DIRECTION BY BILLY DYE

Auditions are by appointment only. Please e-mail casting@virginiarep.org to request an appointment.

Include PINKALICIOUS – AUDITION REQUEST in the subject line.

Auditions will be held Sunday, January 21, 2018 from 6-10 p.m. at the Virginia Rep’s Children’s Theatre at the Shops at Willow Lawn.

Callbacks will be Read more

Lorraine Hansberry: Sighted Eyes/Feeling Heart

PBS this Month
American Masters Documentary:
Lorraine Hansberry: Sighted Eyes/Feeling Heart

Just ahead of the opening of Hansberry’s A Raisin in the Sun as part of our Signature Season, PBS presents the new feature-length documentary, Sighted Eyes/Feeling Heart, which examines Hansberry’s life and work using a remarkable collection of archival footage, home movies, rare photos and unpublished documents.

From growing up in the segregated city of Chicago in the 1930s, to her work as a radical journalist in Harlem in the 1950s — which brought her to the attention of J. Edgar Hoover’s FBI — to the moment when she directly confronted Read more