Theatre

Family farce and drama take stage

Christine Mundy, left, played by Trish Epperson, is wooed by Gerry Evans, played by James Schlosser, in Winchester Little Theatre's production of "Dancing at Lughnasa." Photo courtesy of Leslie Bowery

May 5th, 2016

Audiences at theater performances in May will be able to chew on some complex and interesting character dramas that focus on family.

School musical an updated classic

Lindsay Bronston plays Cinderella and Richard Vois plays Prince Topher in Warren County High School's upcoming production of Rodgers and Hammerstein's "Cinderella."  Rich Cooley/Daily

April 6th, 2016

Students at Warren County High School have been hard at work putting together their spring performance of a well-known tale in Rodgers and Hammerstein’s “Cinderella.”

January plays feature personal, complex themes

January 8th, 2016

After the light-hearted jollity of theatre productions during the holiday season, audiences can sink into some thought-provoking and emotionally mature performances in January.

As fall darkens, theaters respond with mystery, fear

October 23rd, 2013

With stories ranging in theme from mystery to comedy, dark tales at playhouses in Winchester, Edinburg and New Market promise hair-raising moments that will haunt theatergoers long after the curtain falls.

September plays promise a good time for all

September 5th, 2013

Area volunteer theaters, Winchester Little Theatre in Winchester and The Schultz Theatre in New Market, have taken opposite approaches to their September productions, with WLT’s “Almost, Maine” a dramatic series of vignettes out of a fictional wintry town in Maine, and Schultz’s “Greater Tuna” a hilarious exhibit of quirky Texan townsfolk. But both shows promise a good time for all ages.

Strasburg grad Russell Rinker plans second tour with Blue Man Group

August 14th, 2013

In 2007, after five years performing full time with the Blue Man Group, Russell Rinker left to pursue other opportunities. But he still filled in from time to time, and last year he joined the group’s North American tour. On Monday he’ll leave for a second 10-month tour that will take him around the U.S., Mexico and Canada.

Husband, wife to portray young lovers in Bard’s play

August 8th, 2013

The Schultz Theatre in New Market will kick off its new play this weekend with William Shakespeare’s “Romeo and Juliet,” starring husband and wife team Chris and Beth Whitney in the title roles.

Two musicals and a farce playing at area theaters

July 10th, 2013

Theater for every age will take the stage locally this month, with the comedic but adult farce “Boeing Boeing” at Wayside Theatre in Middletown, the musical “Fiddler on the Roof” at The Schultz Theatre in New Market, and the junior version of “Disney’s Beauty and the Beast” at Winchester Little Theatre in Winchester.

Valley Vibes

June 5th, 2013

June 7
Theater

• “Church Basement Ladies” — 7:30 p.m. Friday, Saturday, Thursday, and 2:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Wayside Theatre, 7853 Main St., Middletown. Information: 869-1776, waysidetheatre.org.