HATTheatre announces 2016-2017 season
For over 20 years, Henrico’s HATTheatre has offered a diverse collection of performances for folks of all ages and it appears the 2016-17 season will continue that trend. The company announced their new theatre season this week and below are the proposed shows. You can pick up season tickets and learn more about the group through their website here.
Wonderful World, Beautiful People
October 14-16 (with possible extension to the 22nd)
A look back on the songs from the 60′s & 70′s that defined a generation; of love, hope, and the surety that together we can make the world a better place. Featuring some of RVA’s finest voices.
Bill W. and Dr. Bob
Feb. 10-12, 17-19, and 24-25 - Part of the Acts of Faith Festival
by Samuel Shem and Janet Surrey
Bill W. and Dr. Bob recounts the true story of Bill Wilson and Dr. Robert Smith, two men whose friendship ultimately led to the founding of Alcoholics Anonymous.Together with their wives, Lois Wilson and Anne Smith, who went on to develop Al-Anon, their discoveries have touched and saved countless lives since the program’s inception. Bill W and Dr. Bob debuted in 2007 with an award-winning run Off-Broadway before moving across the country with record-breaking performances in over 30 states in the U.S,
Australia, Canada, and England.
Directed by Scott Wichmann, with Chris Hester and Michael Hawke in the title roles.
“The phrase “God As We Understand Him” is perhaps the most important expression to be found in our whole AA vocabulary.
Within the compass of these five significant words there can be included every kind and degree of faith,
together with the positive assurance that each of us may choose his own.” -Bill Wilson
“Captures the humor of the human experience” -The New York Times
“The miraculous story, beautifully told, of the men who named the disease and created the cure.” —Martin Sheen
“You don’t have to be a member of AA to enjoy this- it’s what good theatre should be” TalkinBroadway
Is There Life After Highschool?
June 16-17 & 23-25
by Jeffrey Kindley, Craig Carnelia, and Ralph Keyes
Directed by Julie Fulcher
All evening shows at 8:00 pm, Sundays at 2:00 pm.
Loosely inspired by Ralph Keyes’ best-selling book of the same name, this charming, funny ‘memory’ musical that played on Broadway, takes us back as we remember the joy, the laughter and the angst of what it was like to go through high school.
In addition to our mainstage offerings, our two resident companies with be producing 2 plays and 1 musical this year with
titles to be announced later in the fall.
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When you ask someone about Bert Williams, many people are going to give you a blank look. Even plenty of theatre folks may scrunch up their nose in confusion at the question. And, why wouldn’t they? Vaudeville, and particularly minstrelsy, are relics of a bygone age that are rarely discussed as part of the performing [...]January 11, 2017
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