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The Virginia Premiere of Jez Butterworth's haunting play THE RIVER runs through February 11 at Live Arts. Get tickets now!

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Current Season

THE RIVER

20 January - 11 February, 2023
Director: Robert Chapel

CRUMBS FROM THE TABLE OF JOY

3 March - 19 March, 2023
Director: Ti Ames

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Edinburgh Festival Fringe
2023 Fringe Team

Applications are open!

Come to Scotland with us for an unforgettable summer at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe! Applications for the 2023 Fringe Tech Team are due by February 2.

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CALL FOR NEW READS

Read our submission guidelines and submit your original work! WATERWORKS is a new works festival coming to Live Arts May-June, 2023. Deadline for New Reads March 5.

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2023

Summer Camps

We can't wait to see your young theater artist this summer! Camp registration is open for ages 4-17, with opportunities to explore musical theater, Shakespeare, production design, stage combat, comedy, and more.

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