This week on Curtain Call features the second of a 2-part interview with Nathaniel Shaw and Vida Williams, the co-artistic directors of The New Theatre, an innovative new approach to the art.
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Richmond Theatre Critics review shows and discuss other local news, including interviews.
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Act 7, Scene 4 (The New Theatre)
This week on Curtain Call features the first of a 2-part interview with Nathaniel Shaw and Vida Williams, the co-artistic directors of The New Theatre, an innovative new approach to the art.
Act 7, Scene 3 (4 Fall shows!)
This week’s Curtain Call is crammed with 4 reviews! Julie Turner, Julinda Lewis, Susie Haubenstock, Claire Boswell and Jerry Williams review EVERY BRILLIANT THING (Illuminated Stage), SMALL MOUTH SOUNDS (Cadence), VINCENT RIVER (RTP) and WAR IN PIECES (Firehouse).
Act 7, Scene 2 (“I Love You” at the Mill, BLT)
Julinda Lewis and Jerry Williams review I LOVE YOU, YOU’RE PERFECT, NOW CHANGE (Swift Creek Mill), then we meet Heather Miles, Artistic Director of the Broken Leg Theatre Company and hear about their new home and season.
Act 7, Scene 1 (Perkinson Center)
Our first show of our SEVENTH season is a cool one. Jerry went down to The Perkinson Center for the Arts & Education to interview Julie Fulcher–Davis, the Artistic Director of the Illuminated Theatre, which has been named the resident professional theatre for…
Act 6, Scene 24 (Bottom Show, Zombie Life)
For the final Curtain Call of our 6th season, 4 of our critics review THE BOTTOM SHOW (Quill), then we meet Chris and Joan Gavaler, the writer and director of THE ZOMBIE LIFE (opening in August at Firehouse).
Act 6, Scene 23 (Ella/Frank, 12th Night)
This week on Curtain Call, five of our critics gather to review ELLA AND HER FELLA FRANK (Va Rep), then two of us talk about 12TH NIGHT (Quill).
Act 6, Scene 22 (BlackList, Whistle Stop)
We feature conversations about 2 special celebrations in our theatre community. Louise Keeton, the Artistic Director of Ashland’s WHISTLE STOP THEATRE will tell us about their 10 year history, then 2 of the women behind BLACKLIST (Mary Shaw and Dr.…
Act 6, Scene 21 (Walled In / Shakespeare)
This week on CURTAIN CALL Julie Harthill Turner, Jerry Williams, Julinda Lewis & Susie Haubenstock discuss WALLED IN (Firehouse), then James Ricks (Quill Theatre) fills us in on all the changes for this summer’s Richmond Shakespeare Festival.
Act 6, Scene 20 (Porch Plays / Shanidar)
This week’s CURTAIN CALL looks at 2 unique theatrical collabs. Carol Piersol (Artistic Director, 5th Wall Theatre) tells us about the previous and upcoming Porch Plays. Then, co-directors Chelsea Burke & Austin Lewis discuss how writer Chandler Hubbard’s play SHANIDAR became…