Performing Arts

Wolfbane Productions’ haunting tale of love unfolds in The Dark of the Moon, performed in the evening shadows of the Blue Ridge at Devils Backbone’s outdoor theater.

ARTS Pick: The Dark of the Moon

Forbidden lovers cross under the starry sky in a live theatrical production of The Dark of the Moon inspired by the timeless folk favorite, “The Ballad of Barbara Allen.” A mountain backdrop provides the perfect setting for this eerie story of an unusual young man who becomes enraptured with the beauty of his beloved. Laden […]

The lines between truth and fantasy are blurred in ASC’s All’s Well that Ends Well starring Tracie Thomason (pictured) as the lovely Helena.

ARTS Pick: All’s Well that Ends Well

The Bard is back with All’s Well that Ends Well, in a cunning adaptation of everyone’s favorite story, Cinderella. Though the title seems to hint towards “happily ever after,” this dark fairytale adopts elements of comedy and tragedy for a bittersweet study on the fickle human heart. Filled with clever wit, trademark soliloquies, and fun-filled […]

Live Arts teams up with Offstage Theater to bring back this staple of Charlottesville theater.

ARTS Pick: Barhoppers

Belly up after work with local playwrights and thespians as part of the 17th Barhoppers theater series. This dramatic Charlottesville staple brings its “stage” to some favorite eateries for an evening of live skits, tasty bites, and ongoing libations. Featuring captivating original scripts, and faces you know, to start the week off with sidesplitting comedy […]