The Season

Friday, June 23, 2017 to Saturday, July 1, 2017

Ruth Caplin Theatre

Middletown

By Will Eno

Population: stable. Elevation: same.  The main street is called Main Street. Average as average can be.  Or is it? Certainly not your traditional Our Town, but you may just recognize something of yourself in playwright Will Eno’s flippant, yet, poignant take on simple townsfolk battling life’s absurdities in their effort to become “normal” human beings.

Friday, June 30, 2017 to Saturday, July 8, 2017

Culbreth Theatre

Woody Guthrie's American Song

Songs and Writings by Woody Guthrie | Conceived and Adapted by Peter Glazer
Orchestrations and Vocal Arrangements by Jeff Waxman

America's iconic troubadour comes to life in this exuberant celebration of the songs he wrote and the life he lived.  Guthrie's heartfelt anthems, which imagined "there's a better world a-coming," offered hope during depression-era America and continue to inspire hope today.

Thursday, July 6, 2017 to Saturday, July 15, 2017

Helms Theatre

Chapatti

By Christian O'Reilly

A pair of late-in-life neighbors looking for new homes for their respective four-legged friends rediscover in each other the power of human connection.  Heritage is proud to feature Drama’s own married couple and UVA retired faculty Richard Warner and Judith Reagan in this endearing tale of unexpected second chances.

Saturday, July 22, 2017 to Saturday, July 29, 2017

Ruth Caplin Theatre

Ken Ludwig's

Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery

Things are anything but elementary when one of the literary world's most famous whodunits is transformed into a madcap comedy featuring five actors portraying forty characters!  Join the adventure as Sherlock Holmes and his trusty sidekick, Watson, comb the moors for clues before the Baskerville curse dooms its newest heir.

Friday, July 28, 2017 to Friday, August 4, 2017

Culbreth Theatre

Company

Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim | Book by George Furth

Former HTF Artistic Director Bob Chapel returns to direct Stephen Sondheim's Tony Award-winning musical.  Featuring Broadway classics like "The Ladies Who Lunch" and "Being Alive," Company tells the story of 35-year-old Robert as he examines his commitment to bachelorhood through a series of hilarious interactions with advice-offering married couples and temporary girlfriends.

Friday, August 4, 2017 to Saturday, August 5, 2017

Ruth Caplin Theatre

IMPORTANT UPDATE! Please click on the NEWS tab above.  Special Performance: Barry Lubin as "Grandma"

This clown ...gets around!  International circus star Barry Lubin recently made history as the first clown to perform on all seven continents, and now he is bringing his iconic clown "Grandma" (the longtime face of the Big Apple Circus) to the Ruth Caplin Theatre for a riotous romp sure to delight both the young and the young-at-heart.  Tickets are $20.00 for adults and $10.00 for students/children.  To purchase tickets for Barry Lubin as "Grandma" please click the button below.

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