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COVID-19 UPDATES: Return to Campus

VCUarts Theatre Mainstage Season

Given the current pandemic of Covid-19 and the safety of our students, patrons, faculty, and staff, VCUarts Theatre has had to postpone all productions since April 2020. We will announce any updates as soon as we have them.

Our previously planned 2020-21 Season:

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SPRING AWAKENING

An angsty pop rock musical about the trials and tribulations of teenage life, set in 18th century Germany.

Books and Lyrics by Steven Sater

Music by Duncan Sheik

Based on the play by Frank Wedekind

Directed by Kikau Alvaro

Musical Direction by Anthony Smith

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SHE KILLS MONSTERS

High schooler Agnes Evans stumbles upon her late sisters Dungeons and Dragons notebook and falls headfirst into the fantasy.

by Qui Nguyen

Directed by Wes Seals

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JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH

In this family friendly musical, young James finds himself in the center of a gigantic peach among human-sized insects with equally oversized personalities. They manage to survive and create their own family.

music and lyrics by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul

book by Timothy Allen McDonald

based on the children’s book by Roald Dahl

Directed by Happy Mahaney

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Nights of Improv

VCU’s own Running Amok led by Elizabeth Byland

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A Collaboration with VCUarts Music

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ONCE ON THIS ISLAND

BOOK & LYRICS BY LYNN AHRENS    MUSIC BY STEPHEN FLAHERTY

directed by Kikau Alvaro

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