On Stage in Virginia
by Casey | Posted on March 5th, 2013
Plan now to enjoy a fantastic performance at a Virginia venue you won’t soon forget. Whether it’s Broadway, Shakespeare, opera, ballet or music that brings a smile to your face, you’ll find your favorite performing arts right here in Virginia.
Running several titles concurrently, the American Shakespeare Center in Staunton brings big drama to Blackfriars Playhouse nearly every day of the week.
- Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare – March 7, 9, 17 and April 4
- Henry VIII by William Shakespeare – March 8, 14, 23, 30 and April 5
- The Country Wife by William Wycherley – March 9, 16, 20, 24, 29 and April 7
- The Custom of the Country by John Fletcher and Philip Massinger – March 10, 16, 22, 27, 30 and April 6
- The Two Noble Kinsmen by William Shakespeare and John Fletcher – March 13, 15, 21, 23, 28, 31 and April 6
The Virginia Opera performs at a variety of venues. See something fun while you’re in one of these destinations.
- Richmond CenterStage – A Streetcar Named Desire – March 8 and 10
- Ferguson Center for the Arts in Newport News – An Afternoon of Arias and Duets – March 10
Lovers of music will find a wide variety of genres rifting across Virginia.
- Beethoven Orchestra Bonn at George Mason University Center for the Arts, Fairfax – March 9
- 300 Years of Music: Baroque to Contemporary at Williamsburg Library Theatre – March 9
- Creole Choir of Cuba at Ferguson Center for the Arts in Newport News – March 10
- The Oak Ridge Boys at Sandler Center for the Performing Arts in Virginia Beach – March 14
- Chatham Baroque at The Barns at Wolf Trap in Vienna – March 15
- Kandinsky Trio: Anniversary Finale at Roanoke College Olin Theater in Salem – March 16
- Schubert’s “The Great” by the Virginia Symphony at Sandler Center for the Performing Arts in Virginia Beach – March 17
- Danú at the Hylton Performing Arts Center in Manassas – March 17
- Sibelius’ Symphony No. 7 in C Major at Shenandoah Conservatory Armstrong Concert Hall in Winchester – March 23
Drama, comedy, tears and laughter. Experience all of it with powerful acting and dance.
- Always … Patsy Cline at Peninsula Community Theatre in Newport News – March 9, 10, 15 and 16
- Ballet Virginia International: Snow White at Sandler Center for the Performing Arts – Virginia Beach – March 9
- Richmond Ballet at Piedmont Arts in Martinsville – March 9
- Richmond Ballet at Piedmont Virginia Community College in Charlottesville – March 13
- Elvis Lives! at Ferguson Center for the Arts in Newport News – March 14
- Step Afrika! at Suffolk Center for the Arts in Suffolk – March 15
- Women of Ireland at Ferguson Center for the Arts in Newport News – March 16
- The Rainbow Fish at Sandler Center for the Performing Arts in Virginia Beach – March 18
- Sing-A-Long Sound of Music at Piedmont Arts in Martinsville – March 22
That’s not all! See our full calendar of performances to plan ahead.