Listen to director, Sherri Edelen preview our upcoming production of On Golden Pond at Riverside alongside Producing Artistic Director, Patrick A'Hearn and Town Talk's Ted Schubel (NewsTalk 1230 WFVA).
“Seven Brides for Seven Brothers,” now onstage at Riverside Center for the Performing Arts, is a boisterous battle of the sexes as it explores love and relationships in the Oregon frontier during the 1850s. A delightful throwback to the golden age of musical theater, this feel-good production just sings in the hands of director and choreographer Penny Ayn Maas.
Riverside Center for the Performing Arts presents Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, with a book by Lawrence Kasha and David Landay, lyrics by Johnny Mercer, and music by Gene de Paul, including new songs by Al Kasha and Joel Hirschhorn. Penny Ayn Maas directs and choreographs a terrific ensemble for this fun, jovial musical. If your favorite thing about theater is large, lively song-and-dance numbers, then you absolutely should not miss this production!
Listen to director, Steve Thompson and leads, Colton Montgomery and Nina Maliszewski preview our current children's theatre production of Croaker: The Frog Prince Musical at Riverside alongside Town Talk's Ted Schubel (NewsTalk 1230 WFVA).
Croaker is currently running through September 23, 2017 and tickets are available via our website or by calling our box office at 540-370-4300!
Listen to director and choreographer, Penny Ayn Maas and leading man, Wyn Delano preview our current production of Seven Brides for Seven Brothers at Riverside alongside Producing Artistic Director, Patrick A'Hearn and Town Talk's Ted Schubel (NewsTalk 1230 WFVA).
Seven Brides for Seven Brothers is currently running through September 24, 2017 and tickets are available via our website or by calling our box office at 540-370-4300!
Running a tavern in 1850s Oregon Territory would undoubtedly mean a lot of work, cooking and cleaning for an endless stream of coarse, ravenous lumberjacks. No wonder Milly seizes the opportunity backwoodsman Adam Pontipee offers her on a visit to the tavern—marriage, and a quiet home nestled in mountain meadows.
Riverside Center proudly announces our upcoming production of On Gold Pond will feature Joyce Dewitt, from TV’s Three’s Company fame, as Ethel Thayer. Dewitt will be joined on the Riverside stage by television, movie, and theatre actor, Joe Inscoe in the role of Norman Thayer.
*John Davidson, originally cast in the role of Norman Thayer, will not be appearing in our production as he has joined the cast of the Finding Neverland national tour. We wish John all the best.
A starry night, with a huge moon looking down, is the perfect setting for an evening of songs that have become part of musical theatre history. This is the look and the sound of SOME ENCHANTED EVENING, now running through July 16, 2017, at the Riverside Center for the Performing Arts, just south of DC off of I-95.
Riverside Center for the Performing Arts presents Some Enchanted Evening: The Songs of Rodgers and Hammerstein, a gorgeous, glamorous revue that celebrates the works of two greats from the Golden Age of musical theatre. Conceived by Jeffrey B. Moss, Patrick A’Hearn directs a troupe of talented vocalists, with musical direction by Garrett Jones.
For Immediate Release
June 2, 2017
Producing Artistic Director
Riverside Center for the Performing Arts
540.370.4300, ext. 217
Fredericksburg, Virginia – Riverside Center regrets announcing that due to unforeseen circumstances, John Davidson is no longer able to appear at Riverside on Sunday, July 30, 2017.
For more information or refunds, we ask that patrons please contact the Box Office 540.370.4300.
The Stafford County Cornerstone Business award was given to Riverside Center for the Performing Arts, which recently celebrated 20 years and set attendance records last year with 50,000 guests.
“For a theater to stay in existence for 20 years is extraordinary,” said Patrick Ahearn, producing artistic director. “We want to be around for another 40, if not more.”
The Riverside Center for the Performing Arts received the 2017 Cornerstone Business Award. The newly renovated Riverside Center is 36,000 square feet of dinner theater and conference facility. They received their award for their 20 year legacy of entertainment and success. As the region’s largest tourist attraction, Riverside is a mid-Atlantic destination for performing arts, special events, business meetings and classes for children.
Riverside Center for the Performing Arts is looking to bring disco fever to audiences with its current production of “Saturday Night Fever.”
The musical, based on the iconic John Travolta movie, follows Tony Manero, a Brooklyn 19-year-old who doesn’t seem to have a care in the world. Except for maybe the hair. Please don’t touch his hair.