The Virginia Stage Company has announced plans for its 37th season, one that includes two new and two Tony Award winning plays.

This season is set to be a powerful line-up with a little something for everyone at the historic Wells Theatre in Norfolk.

Peter and the Starcatcher
September 22 - October 11, 2015
The Wells Theatre

The season opens with Peter and the Starcatcher, a Tony Award winning re-imagined story of Peter Pan By Rick Elice, Based on the Novel by Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson. With the snap of a finger and the magic of stagecraft a dozen actors playing more than 100 different roles take us on a rambunctious adventure through Neverland.

Arthur Miller’s All My Sons
October 27 – November 15, 2015
The Wells Theatre

Next on stage, is the Tony Award winning masterwork about family dynamics, courage and the struggle to survive during WWII, Arthur Miller’s All My Sons.

A Christmas Carol
December 9 – 24
The Wells Theatre

In this heartwarming tradition for the whole family, the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Future visit Ebenezer Scrooge and remind us all of hope, redemption and love. A Norfolk holiday tradition, Dickens ‘ classic story, as adapted by Patrick Mullins, returns to the Well’s Theatre with performances taking us right up to Christmas Eve.

The Hampton Years
January 19 - February 7, 2016
The Wells Theatre

The next addition to the Company’s American Soil Series, The Hampton Years , is a true story of a Jewish WWII refugee mentoring students from Hampton University, whose passion, determination and talents introduced African American Art to the Nation. The American Soil series is plays produced by VSC, focused on bringing new plays with local relevance to Hampton Roads. 

March 1-20, 2016
The Wells Theatre

A mesmerizing one-woman play about the shift in American warfare from the air to the chair as drones take over the battlefield, Grounded is a kinetic, provocative story of a fighter pilot’s balance between life and war.

Shakespeare’s The Tempest
April 16 and 17, 2016
Chrysler Hall
Virginia Stage Company and Virginia Arts Festival are co-producing a new production of Shakespeare’s THE TEMPEST with the music of Sibelius. This fully staged new theatrical production with Virginia Symphony Orchestra and Virginia Symphony Chorus, will be conducted by JoAnn Faletta. Sibelius’ incidental music for THE TEMPEST is considered by many as one of his greatest achievements. To accommodate the size of this production, the performances will be held in Norfolk’s Chrysler Hall.

Virginia Stage Company is Southeastern Virginia’s leading theater destination, serving an audience of over 70,000 annually both at the Wells Theatre and throughout the community. VSC's mission is to "enrich, educate and entertain the region by creating and producing theatrical art of the highest quality.”

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