Heritage Theatre Festival

Heritage Theatre Festival presents a new take on Pride and Prejudice through July 21.  Image: Martyn Kyle

ARTS Pick: Pride and Prejudice

Game theater: In Kate Hamill’s reworking of the witty and romantic Pride and Prejudice, love is a game with rules and strategy, and played for high stakes. It’s still Lizzy and Darcy, Jane and Bingley, but this time the production includes modern song and dance, and some cynicism to boot. Each player is open about […]

Enoch A. King plays Martin Luther King Jr., and Suzette Azariah Gunn is Camae in The Mountaintop at the Ruth Caplin Theatre through August 5.

Ascending dreamer: The Mountaintop at Heritage Theatre Festival is one for the heart

Fifty years after Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated, and several days before the first anniversary of last summer’s white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, UVA’s Heritage Theatre Festival unveiled its production of The Mountaintop, a play that reimagines the final hours of King’s life and celebrates the humanity of its hero. Written by Katori Hall […]