At least the fight over the border wall in the latest Virginia Stage Company production, “Native Gardens,” promises some laughs.
But thorny issues of race, what it means to be American, and what it means to be civil in a time of discourse, are still there in the popular comedy that opens this week….
The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) includes Virginia Stage Company as one of the recipients of its first major funding announcement for fiscal year 2019. The announcement includes…
“...call it a complex venture in meaningful theater. FUN HOME is a brave choice for the Virginia Stage Company. It puts daring back on the boards at the Wells Theatre... FUN HOME gets you to care about these ordinary people on the hunt for a genuine life and acceptance on a personal and social level. This musical production will inspire deep soul-searching. In some ways, it is the delayed start of the new theater season."