After participating in a two-week residency, eight talented high school playwrights will bring their original one-act plays to the stage for the 27th annual New Voices for the Theater Festival of New Works, to be held at VCU's Shafer Street Playhouse more

Jul 7, 2016 10:18 AM Arts

Hometown theaters serve as a springboard for performing artists more

Jun 7, 2016 2:31 PM Features

The season of outdoor performance is, happily, upon us. "Twelfth Night" opens Saturday in the Richmond Shakespeare Festival at Agecroft Hall. The Richmond Ballet appears at Dogwood Dell and the Richmond Symphony plays Pocahontas State Park. more

Jun 3, 2016 2:45 PM Arts

In “Live Art: Blue” at Altria Theater on June 5, SPARC students share the stage with Grammy-winning blues musician Keb’ Mo’ and other guests. more

Jun 2, 2016 2:18 PM Datebook

After starring on Broadway, the Richmond theater alum explores the West Coast scene. more

May 26, 2016 3:46 PM Stage & Screen


Photo by Elmo Thamm

A guide to summer outdoor concert season, in Richmond and around Virginia. more

Apr 23, 2015 8:00 AM , , , , , , , Features


photo by Tom Topinka, courtesy SPARC

Directed and produced by the School of Performing Arts for the Richmond Community (SPARC), the June 7 "Live Art: Soul" show will feature SPARC students performing alongside the likes of Jason Mraz, Sara Bareilles, Mandy Moore. more

Feb 6, 2015 10:43 AM Arts

Richmond native Emily Skinner is coming home to play the title role in Mame, staged by the Virginia Repertory Theatre from Nov. 21 to Jan. 11, 2015. more

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