The four-person play, performed in abstract, music video-inspired scenes, follows James Dean-esque rebel Jim (Alexander Gerber), popular blonde Judy (Courtney McCotter) and closeted social pariahs Neechee (Joe Winters) and Kimberly (Kerry McGee), as they deal with the frustrations of growing up and surviving high school.
Stupid Kids is RTP’s official entry in Minds Wide Open: Virginia Celebrates Children and the Arts, a statewide initiative to promote and highlight art, performances, poetry and music by and involving children. Stupid Kids will have its official opening Thurs., March 29 at 8 p.m. following a reduced-price public preview the night before. It will run Thursdays through Saturdays at 8:00 p.m. through April 21, with 4:00 p.m. Sunday matinees on April 4 and 15.
Richmond Triangle Players has been RVA’s leading source for LGBTQ entertainment and theatre for about 25 years, but their lavished Scotts Addition location wasn’t always their home. Back in the early days, they performed on the third floor of the now defunct-Fielden’s nightclub. “It was a postage-stamp stage, you could literally watch the building crumble around [...]