Virginia Rep rolls out program for new season
Sara Belle and Neil November Theatre, 114 W. Broad St.
“Shakespeare in Love,”based on the screenplay by Marc Norman and Tom Stoppard, adapted for the stage by Lee Hall.
Previews: Sept. 13-14, runs Sept. 15-Oct. 8
“Mary Poppins,”a musical based on the stories of P.L. Travers and the Walt Disney film, original music and lyrics by Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman, book by Julian Fellowes with new songs and additional music and lyrics by George Stiles and Anthony Drewe; co-created by Cameron Mackintosh.
Previews Nov. 15-16, runs Nov. 17-Dec. 30
“A Raisin in the Sun,” by Lorraine Hansberry
Previews Feb. 14-15, runs Feb. 16-March 11, 2018
A World Premiere— This as-yet-unnamed production was recently developed at Virginia Rep in partnership with a Tony and Olivier Award-winning producer, who, given the promising commercial future of the play, has asked Virginia Rep to hold off on the announcement.
Previews April 18 and 19, runs April 20-May 6, 2018
“West Side Story,” based on the concept of Jerome Robbins, book by Arthur Laurents, music by Leonard Bernstein, lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
Previews June 20-21, runs June 22-July 29, 2018
CADENCE SEASON co-produced by Virginia Rep and Cadence Theatre Company
Theatre Gym, 114 W. Broad St.
A New Tony Award-Winning Musical, to be announced in May 2017, in celebration of Richmond Triangle Players’ 25th anniversary season
Previews Sept. 7-8, runs Sept. 9-Oct. 8
“The Christians,” by Lucas Hnath
Previews Feb. 8-9, runs Feb. 10-March 3, 2018
“Appropriate,” by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins
Previews April 26-27, runs April 28-May 19, 2018
At Hanover Tavern, 13181 Hanover Courthouse Road, Hanover
“Miracle on South Division Street,” by Tom Dudzick
“Erma Bombeck: At Wit’s End,” by Allison Engel and Margaret Engel
“Crimes of the Heart,” by Beth Henley
At Virginia Rep’s Children’s Theatre at Willow Lawn, 1601 Willow Lawn Drive
“Akeelah and the Bee,”by Cheryl L. West, based on the screenplay by Doug Atchison
“Songs from the Soul,” book by William Dye, music and lyrics by various artists
“Pinkalicious the Musical,” book and lyrics by Elizabeth Kann and Victoria Kann, music and lyrics by John Gregor, based on the book by Elizabeth Kann and Victoria Kann
“Knuffle Bunny: A Cautionary Musical,” based on the book “Knuffle Bunny: A Cautionary Tale” by Mo Willems, script and lyrics by Mo Willems, music by Michael Silversher
For full pricing and package information, visit www.va-rep.org or call (804) 282-2620.