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Heritage Theatre Festival

Since 1974, this has been in residence during the summer months as the University of Virginia’s professional theatre.

Leading directors, designers, technicians, and actors from across the country form the
company each year to produce a season of musicals and plays.

Many shows sell out quickly, so get your tickets early!

This year’s line-up includes:
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Monty Python’s Spamalot
I Love a Piano
Almost, Maine
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VA Film Festival Year Round Movies

Free outdoor movies all summer

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Summer Movie Express

Regal 14 Cinemas in Charlottesville is hosting their Summer Movie Express every Tuesday and Wednesday at 10. $1 kids and family movies!

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Join our Text Club to win tickets to Idina Menzel World Tour

with a meet & greet!  To enter text Z95 to 77000 and on July 1 we’ll text instructions on how you can enter!  More info and rules for this contest.

https://youtu.be/wXfaSxvsqdE

 

Idina Menzel rose to prominence when she originated the role of Maureen Johnson in the Broadway musical Rent, a role which she reprised for the 2005 feature film adaptation of the musical. She received a Tony Award nomination in 1996 for her performance in Rent. In 2004, she won the Tony Award for Best Leading Actress in a Musical for originating the role of Elphaba in the Broadway musical Wicked. She made her return to Broadway in the 2014 musical If/Then. She was nominated for the 2014 Tony Award for Best Leading Actress in a Musical for her performance in If/Then.

And now kicking of her World Tour in Richmond!

Tickets are on sale NOW!

 

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