Save the Date…June 27

No Comments 27 May 2015

5th Annual Arts & Culture Xpo

Saturday, June 27, 2015,
10 am to 4 pm

Science Museum of Virginia, Thalhimer Pavilion

The Arts & Culture Xpo is an annual event presented by CultureWorks spotlighting the Region’s nonprofit arts and culture organizations. It is a gathering for anyone who values arts and culture in our community!

Arts & culture, history, science, and family fun for the Region – all on one day.


  • FREE admission
  • Food trucks and craft beer
  • A variety of stage performances throughout the day highlighting local arts and culture organizations including musical, visual art, theatrical, historical and dance.
  • Hands-on learning activities including art demos, cultural interactions, and more!
  • Opportunities to interact with over 50 diverse local arts and culture organization.
  • Opportunities to take advantage of Xpo-only discounts on memberships, classes, tickets, subscriptions, performances, and education programs and more.
  • TA DA! Exhibitors will be unveiling at the Xpo, new products, programs, their upcoming season, new exhibitions — just about anything!
  • While at the Xpo, guests will have an opportunity to vote for their favorite exhibitor with a People’s Choice Award. The top 3 organizations will receive a grant from CultureWorks.

Need more information? Visit www.richmondcultureworks.org or call 804.340.5280


1906 A North Hamilton St.
Richmond, VA 23230


E. Rhodes & Leona B. Carpenter Foundation | Dominion
Markel | McGuireWoods LLP | Troutman Sanders LLP
Union Bank & Trust | Virginia Credit Union
Media Sponsors: STYLE Weekly | The Community Idea Stations

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4th Wall at A Lie of the Mind

No Comments 15 May 2015

Cadence Theatre Company in partnership with Virginia Rep presents Sam Shepard’s A Lie of the Mind. Directed by Anna Johnson. Show runs April 30 – May 23. Tickets at
(804) 282-2620 or www.va-rep.org.

Filmed and edited by Skye Shannon.



No Comments 22 March 2015

Cadence Theatre Company in partnership with Virginia Rep Announces Season of Contemporary Award-Winning Theatre

Richmond, VA—Cadence Theatre Company is pleased to announce its new titles for the 2015-2016 Season at Theatre Gym. The upcoming season of contemporary, award-winning plays produced in partnership with Virginia Rep. The plays include:

PeterShafferEquus by Peter Shaffer

November 5-28, 2015, with two previews on November 5 and 6

In Association with Amaranth Contemporary Dance and VCU Dance. This whirlwind thriller presents a provocative view of the Apollonian and Dionysian conflict between logical reasoning and chaotic emotional obsession as a psychiatrist endeavors to comprehend his young patient’s shocking brutality. This gripping international theatrical masterpiece is the winner of the 1975 Drama Desk Award: Best Play; Tony Award: Best Play; New York Drama Critics Circle: Best Play. Contains full nudity. Recommended age range: 18 +

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The Mountaintop by Katori Hall

February 18-March 12, 2016, with two previews on February 18 and 19

Entry for the 2015 Acts of Faith Festival. As The Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King drafts his final oration, he candidly reflects upon his personal life, achievements, and unrealized dreams during a humorous late night conversation with the uncommon woman who brings coffee to his hotel room. Winner of the 2009 Olivier Award for Best New Play.

AmyHerzog4000 Miles by Amy Herzog

April 28-May 21, 2016, with two previews on April 28 and 29

A beautifully spun, comedic,heart-wrenching story of  an elderly woman and her 21-year-old grandson
seeking respite from a recent tragedy. His visit extends until the unlikely pair builds a loving familial bond from the ground up and healing begins. Winner of the 2013 Obie Award: Best New American Play; 2013 Pulitzer Prize finalist.

Anna Johnson, Cadence Theatre Company’s Artistic and Managing Director, shares, “These plays have been chosen for their artistic merit and exploration of the human condition. We are excited beyond belief to bring these important stories to Richmond audiences, and to collaborate with various organizations such as Amaranth Contemporary Dance, VCU Dance and The Acts of Faith Festival. We are honored to share these important works written by some of the world’s greatest leaders of contemporary theatre.”

Subscriptions and packages are currently available for an affordable price of $75. Click here to download a subscription form, or call (804) 233-4894.

Single tickets will be available July 1st at (804) 282-2620, or at www.virginiarep.org.

About Cadence Theatre Company

The mission of Cadence Theatre Company (CTC) is to inspire and transform our community by presenting contemporary, award-winning plays and musicals that uplift the spirit, challenge the mind, and honor both our individuality and our shared humanity. Through a commitment to artistic excellence, Cadence fearlessly tells the stories of our lives as we live them now.

In pursuing its mission, CTC, in partnership with Virginia Repertory Theatre, presents a multi-show season that celebrates the work of the world’s most renowned playwrights and composers. CTC is dedicated to engaging ever-widening audiences and building community participation by sharing important, diverse themes and stories, and by presenting a variety of original educational programs that foster inclusion, empathy, and critical dialog across age, gender, and cultural ancestry.

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