"Charitable Sisterhood Christmas" by Bo Wilson, at Virginia Repertory Theater in Richmond, Va., In 2016. Pictured: Catherine Shaffner, Debra Wagoner, and Jody Smith Strickler. (Photo by Jay Paul)
RICHMOND, VA. Virginia Repertory Theater showed the lineup for its 2019-20 season. In addition to the Signature season, Virginia Rep will present the Cadence season, Hanover season, and the Children's season.
“Our 2019-20 season looks to be a fantastic flight, exploring lands close and far, some artistic directors and truly and genuinely,” said Nathaniel Shaw in a statement. “It is a season that runs the feeling of the person, treating it with great beauty, pain and love. We continue our commitment to developing new plays, while you stay in your Broadway opera house, we look at the loving singers, and entertain the whole family. ”
Robert L. Freedman and Steven Lutvaks Guide to Love and Murder of Gentlemen (September 27-October 20) shall open the Signature season. The opera involves a bleak and unbelievable drum about an eighth man in line with a sense of homage that he intends to take up the job by murdering all his predecessors. Kikau Alvaro, associate art director, will be directed by Scott Wichmann and Alexander Sapp.
Cadence season will open with him Parade (October 17-17 Nov. 17), an opera by Alfred Uhry and Jason Robert Brown based on the truly evil story of Leo Frank's trial in 1913 Atlanta, Georgia.
Transfusion (18 October-Dec. 1), with a book by Claudia Shear and Tim Federle, Chris Miller's music, and Nathan Tysen's lyrics, which will open the Children's season. Following Natalie Babbitt's children's novel, the music follows a young girl who comes with a magical family with a young youth.
Hanover season opens Patsy Cline always (November 15-January. 5, 2020), based on the story of unexpected and unexpected friendship with fans. The play is written by Ted Swindley and features Patsy Cline's music. Debra Wagoner will be performing.
Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella (November 29 -5. 5, 2020), the holiday production is for the Signature and Children's season, the next. This book will include an updated book by Douglas Carter Beane.
After the children season will follow Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad (24 January – March 1, 2020). In drama, with a book and lyrics by Douglas Jones and music by Ron Barnett, viewers share the joys, sorrows and challenges faced by Harriet Tubman and himself and hundreds of others relentlessly releasing from slave bands.
The Signature season will continue Hedges (February 7-March 3, 2020), led by Tawnya Pettiford-Wates. August Wilson's play tells a promising story
Black baseball player excluded from the main series during his main works. The sarcasm of the person puts his relationships into practice, especially with his son, who now wants to play a ball.
Small Sounds of the Way (Tuesday 5-29, 2020) by Beth Wohl the next in Cadence season. The new drama group of six strangers follows a quiet Yoga recession in the woods.
Patrick Barlow and John Buchan The 39 Degrees (March 13 – April 19, 2020) in Hanover season. The play combines Hitchcock's masterpiece with an interesting eye novel, and brings together a handful of Monty Python to create a mysterious mystery. Nathaniel Shaw will be directed by an artistic director.
The next will be the Signature season Doll's House, Part 2 (10 April – 3 May, 2020) by Lucas Hnath. The play continues a play of Ibsen, picking up 15 years after the end of the original play.
The Children's season will continue Strawberry Freckleface (April 24-May 24, 2020), stage adaptation of Julianne Moore's book by Gary Kupper and Rose Caiola. Music, about a young girl learning to love her skin, aims to teach children that they make special differences.
Cadence season will close with Sam Shepard's True West (May 7-31, 2020), after the relationship between two brothers.
World premiere of Bo Wilson Bonnie and Claire (May 29-June 21, 2020), a new heartfelt and funny play that will follow Hanover season.
The signed season will close Chicago (26 June-August, 2, 2020). With music by John Kander, lyrics by Fred Ebb, and a book by Fred Ebb and Bob Fosse, the music follows two women in prison in search of fame, fortune and acquittal.
Elephant and Piggie “We're in Fun!” Children's season will close (10 July – August 16, 2020). In music, with a book and lyrics by Mo Willems and music by Deborah Wicks La Pluma, the title characters are two best friends invited to a party at three singing squirrels.
Hanover's season will close with Michael Weller Late morning [in America] By Ronald Reagan (July 24-August. 30, 2020), honest interviews about the late president's play.
Founded in 2012, Virginia Repertory Theater is the largest professional theater and one of the largest performing arts organizations in Central Virginia.