Performing Arts

UVA Drama kicks of its theater season with the toe-tappin’ Broadway classic Crazy for You, starring  Brad Frazier (left) and Mike Long.

ARTS Pick: Crazy for You

Adapted for the stage by notable playwright Ken Ludwig, Crazy for You is set to the music of George and Ira Gershwin, and takes place in the bustling 1930s. Robert Chapel directs the heartwarming tale as it follows the dreams of main character Bobby Child, a playboy and future banker with a musical soul, in a production […]

An eclectic night of dance from the Charlottesville Ballet graces the PVCC stage on Saturday.

ARTS Pick: Mainstage One

Charlottesville Ballet’s Mainstage One mixes classic and eclectic dance pieces “Grand Pas de Deux” from Don Quixote and the “Odalisques Pas de Trois” from Les Corsaire together with new choreography from guest R. Colby Damon of Philadelphia and co-director Sara Clayborne. The evening of dramatic physical expression also includes the premiere of new work from […]

Christian comedian Rich Praytor pokes fun at family and life’s daily ironies in an all ages format.

ARTS Pick: Squeaky Clean Comedy Tour

Suitable for all ages, the Squeaky Clean Comedy Tour provides the giggles of a typical comedy routine while staying family-friendly. The laughs are supplied by Rich Praytor, one of the most popular faith-based comedians on the circuit, whose Comedy Central performances have validated his act as a successful comedian with a commitment to keeping it clean. And […]