The Prizery arts center announces its 2011-12 season line-up, a mix of mostly professional performances with some local talent tossed in.
The Prizery’s season:
- Broadway’s Next Hit Musical, improv; Sept. 23.
- “Macbeth” by Aquila Theatre of New York City; Oct. 7.
- “The Thanksgiving Visitor” by Truman Capote; directed by Chris Jones and starring local talent; Oct. 27-30.
- Flutist and author Eugenia Zuckerman; Nov. 4.
- “A Christmas Memory” by Truman Capote; directed by Chris Jones with local talent; Dec. 14-18.
- The Virginia Repertory Dance Company; Jan. 14
- Mountain Heart, folk and bluegrass; Jan. 28
- Brandon Cutrell with Ray Fellman on piano; cabaret for adults; (some material not suitable for children); Feb. 4.
- Christopher O’Riley, pianist and host of National Public Radio’s “From the Top”; March 4.
- “Dreamgirls: The Musical”; directed by Chris Jones; musical direction by Chris Oliver; local talent; March 22-25, 27, 29-31
- L’Tanya Mari’, jazz vocalist; April 14.
- Manhattan Piano Trio; May 4
- Richmond Symphony playing pops; Erin Freeman conducts; May 15.
The Prizery offers a 25 percent discount for purchase of the full season and other packages at 15 and 20 percent off. Those package buyers will be treated to a free party on March 17 with local band 6th N Main, starring Alison Streeter, Lionel Best, Bob Thomasson, Ray Crawley, John Sibley, Jane Sibley, Robyn Robbins, Nick Miller and Victoria Thomasson.
The Prizery’s offerings are in addition to Halifax County Little Theatre, which will stage three of its four plays this season at The Prizery (“A Christmas Carol,” “The Jungle Book” and “Neil Simon’s “Brighton Beach Memoirs”). “The Complete History of America (Abridged)” will play in Constitution Square.)
For show times, information or tickets, or to be put on The Prizery’s mailing list, call (434) 572-8339.
The Prizery is supported by the Virginia Commission for the Arts.