Performing Arts

Charlottesville’s newest race is a splash for the arts

Charlottesville’s newest race is a splash for the arts

Between last week’s Discovery Dash, the annual Ten Miler, the Women’s and Men’s Four Milers, and many others, Charlottesville is hardly in need of another running event. However, need and desire are different beasts—and this is a town that’s addicted to the runner’s high. To satisfy this craving, there’s a new 5K that aims to […]

The secrets of middle class marriage are exposed when Four County Players pull back the sheets in Bedroom Farce.

ARTS Pick: Bedroom Farce

Four marriages go through a series of situational calamities over the course of an evening in the contemporary British play Bedroom Farce. Through brilliant comic timing, several bed swaps, and a surprising lack of hanky-panky, the tale of generational differences cleverly reveals itself as a relationship survival guide. Through Sunday 5/25. $12-16, times vary. Four […]

ileen Boyle and Veronica Hart star in Albemarle Ballet's production of the children's classic. Publicity photo

ARTS Pick: Little Red Riding Hood

Countless adaptations of the famous folk tale “Little Red Riding Hood” portray the young hooded girl and her lone perilous pilgrimage to grandma’s house. The Albemarle Ballet Theatre’s rendition, however, is a lighthearted musical featuring friendly forest creatures and an antagonist that is more Wile. E. Coyote than Big Bad Wolf. This tippy-toe version of […]