In the Next Room or the vibrator play
by Sarah Ruhl

No Comments 02 May 2012

August 17-September 8, 2012 (previews August 16)
Directed by Rusty Wilson

With Andrew Boothby, Maura Burroughs, Larry Cook, Lauren Leinhaas-Cook, Stephanie Hill, Adrian Rieder and Laine Satterfield.

Presented by Cadence Theatre Company,
in partnership with
Barksdale’s Theatre Gym
Theatre Gym is located inside the Virginia Repertory Center at 114 W. Broad St.

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“…I wanted to walk out of the theater and start telling strangers to buy a ticket.
Smart, funny, poignant, thought-provoking, intimate, why, every quality that describes a good woman could be applied to this play (and by default, Sarah Ruhl).” – icouldgoonandon.blogspot.com

“Put this one down in the Must See column.”
John Porter, WCVE Public Radio

“Rusty Wilson directed what is an enchanting two-hour eclipse of the real world.”
Richmond Arts Review


A 2010 Tony Award nominee for Best Play and Pulitzer Prize finalist, this playful and entertaining story set at the dawn of the age of electricity examines the medical treatment of hysteria of Victorian-era women. In the Next Room or the vibrator play is a groundbreaking examination of marriage and love.
Ruhl’s play premiered at Berkeley Repertory Company and went on to be presented at Broadway’s Lincoln Center Theatre.

“In the Next Room brings scintillating news of the politics of desire, scientific history, and sexual behavior. Part of the comedy of Ruhl’s play—her most commercial and best to date—is her nonjudgmental attack on a sensational subject…Ruhl has extended the geography of the comedy of manners.”—The New Yorker

Contains nudity and sexual content.

Performance Schedule
Directions to Theatre Gym at 114 W. Broad


An August Adventure

No Comments 02 May 2012

Cadence Theatre Company in association with SPARC presents An August Adventure August 13-24 2012! Join CTC and SPARC for a 2-week musical theatre camp at Mary Munford Elementary School and the SPARC center. Children will present Disney’s Winnie the Pooh Kids and Thoroughly Modern Millie Jr.!

Registration is now open at www.sparconline.org.




CTC in the News

No Comments 01 May 2012

Cadence Theatre Company congratulates the cast and production team of Tracy Letts’ August: Osage County

“…stunningly realized, an experience of outrageous comedy and visceral pain.”
(Susan Haubenstock,
Richmond Times-Dispatch)

“This production of August: Osage County is powerful, darkly funny, tragic, and damn fine theatre.”
(John Porter, WCVE)

“Keri Wormald’s direction of the 13-member cast is excellent and manages to keep the humor in Letts’ script intact even in its most dramatic scenes.”
(Rich Griset, STYLE Weekly)

“…an excitingly shrill production that’s as sizzling as the roasting heat of Pawhuska, Oklahoma, the homestead of the deranged Weston Family.”
(Matthew Miller, gayRVA.com)


David Lindsay-Abaire’s Kimberly Akimbo!

“Five out of Five Stars”
(Matthew Miller, gayRVA.com)

“…a heartfelt production, acted by an impressive cast.”
(Susan Haubenstock, The Richmond Times-Dispatch)

“…a challenging, thoughtful, funny and ultimately sweet play.”
(John Porter, WCVE Public Radio)

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