The author of a best-selling book, a veteran singer-songwriter and the founders of a remarkable theater company are among the honorees in our 19th annual arts awards. more

Oct 17, 2016 8:30 AM Features

At the Ashland Theater, an elegant, late Art Deco testimony to community spirit, a nonprofit group that began out of the town's desire to revive its main street is putting the business in show. more

Sep 1, 2016 3:35 PM Stage & Screen

Virginia Rep’s new artistic director takes the stage. more

Aug 29, 2016 2:15 PM Stage & Screen

Novelist and playwright David L. Robbins, founder of the Mighty Pen Project, had an idea worthy of Hawkeye and Trapper: let's collect a group of actors and recreate M*A*S*H episodes in staged readings. It's so crazy, it just might work. more

Aug 2, 2016 9:16 PM Stage & Screen 1 Comments

After an invitation from the Vatican, next week the year-old Richmond Catholic Theatre will perform a play with special meaning at World Youth Day in Poland. more

Jul 22, 2016 10:57 AM Arts

Hometown theaters serve as a springboard for performing artists more

Jun 7, 2016 2:31 PM Features

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

May 26, 2016 3:46 PM Stage & Screen

Monday might be your last chance to witness the Sandston Memorial Day Parade. Read on for details, plus news on exhibitions, live music and other happenings. more

May 25, 2016 5:15 PM Arts

Watch the indigo-tinted provocateurs of Blue Man Group blend music, dance, humor and eye-popping visuals at the Altria Theater on May 22 more

May 17, 2016 9:51 AM Datebook

The Richmond Symphony's RVA East End Festival starts on a brassy note, the Black History Museum opens, the Friday Cheers concert series gets underway and "Big Stone Gap" comes to Ashland, plus First Fridays openings and more in this week's lineup. more

May 6, 2016 4:00 PM Arts

An Obie Award-winning Best New American Play, Arts in the Park, and the East Coast Triathlon Festival are in this week's line-up, plus a rundown of what's onstage and in galleries around town. more

Apr 29, 2016 3:15 PM Arts

What if you turned back the clock a few (say, six) decades? Firehouse Theatre's new production, "Maple and Vine," explores that question. This weekend's events also include the Monument Avenue 10K, James River Film Festival, art openings and more. more

Apr 7, 2016 3:11 PM Arts

The next Broadway in Richmond season includes four local premieres, plus the return of 'The Book of Mormon.' more

Apr 6, 2016 9:00 AM Arts

The choice of Tennessee Williams' 1948 play "Summer and Smoke" as the last production Bruce Miller will direct is rooted in histories both personal and theatrical for Virginia Repertory Theatre's artistic director. more

Mar 22, 2016 12:15 PM Stage & Screen

KDance's fourth adventure in adapting plays to movement takes to the stage March 24 to 26 at Richmond Triangle Players in Scott's Addition. more

Mar 21, 2016 3:15 PM Stage & Screen

The circus is here, a frog is about to kiss a princess and music is all around us this weekend, plus we have a film festival recap and "Mercy Street" news. more

Mar 9, 2016 5:22 PM Arts

Lauren Leinhaas-Cook and Larry Cook draw on their decades of marital experience in Virginia Repertory Theatre's production of the Tom Jones-Harvey Schmidt musical “I Do! I Do!” running Feb. 26 to April 10 at Hanover Tavern. more

Feb 25, 2016 7:30 PM Stage & Screen

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The standardized patient program is a unique day job for several Richmond stage veterans whose acting skills help medical students learn how to interact with patients and to practice their skills on real people. more

Feb 25, 2016 3:33 PM Health

In Richmond Triangle Players' production of "Lazarus Syndrome," a former concert pianist living with HIV is visited by his father and brother, bearing brisket, a bottle of Manischewitz and family baggage. more

Feb 23, 2016 6:20 PM Stage & Screen

What happened the night of April 3, 1968, at the Lorraine Motel, where the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. stayed in Memphis, Tennessee, is imagined in Katori Hall’s play, “The Mountaintop,” which Cadence Theatre and Virginia Rep open on Saturday. more

Feb 17, 2016 5:31 PM Arts

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