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.
In an effort to help combat violence and tell the stories of individuals within the LGBTQ community, TheatreLAB and Richmond Triangle Players have once again partnered with the Virginia Anti-Violence Project (VAVP) on the piece, “NERVE: Stories of Queer Resilience.” Led in concept by director Melissa Rayford, the piece brings real-life stories of resilience and [...]