Performing Arts

Scandal and secrecy tear apart a small Missouri town in UVA Drama’s production of The Rimers of Eldritch starring Laura  Elliott (left) and Patsy Johnson. Photo: Michael Bailey.

ARTS Pick: The Rimers of Eldritch

Venture into the American Midwest as UVA Drama presents The Rimers of Eldritch. Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Lanford Wilson peels back the motives behind a Missouri murder and assault, uncovering the murky morality of a small town in 1966. Director Doug Grissom’s production takes a haunting look into the Bible Belt during one of the most […]

R Staines engraving of "Malvolio in Shakespeare's Twelfth Night" Image: Daniel Maclise

ARTS Pick: Twelfth Night

Feed your intellect and a person in need at Thieving Magpie’s good-WILL-cville production of Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night. The Bard’s classic romantic comedy follows shipwrecked and separated twins Viola and Sebastian along a roller coaster of mistaken identities and proclamations of love. The holiday opener benefits the Blue Ridge Area Food Bank, ReadyKids, Sexual Assault Resource […]

UVA’s dance program and engineering department emphasize the interaction between art and technology in the Fall Experiemental Dance Concert. Photo courtesy of UVA.

ARTS Pick: Fall Experimental Dance Concert

This year’s Fall Experimental Dance Concert at UVA promises to leap the barre by integrating high tech with modern dance choreographed and performed by students and faculty from the University’s dance program and engineering department. The show consists of 10 pieces that explore identity and embodiment in relation to automation like “Is It Okay to Remain Seated?” […]