Sherri Edelen Previews 'On Golden Pond' with WFVA's Town Talk

Sherri Edelen Previews 'On Golden Pond' with WFVA's Town Talk

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).

Riverside Center for the Performing Arts and BRENCORE Entertainment Presents A TRIBUTE TO THE MUSIC OF MOTOWN

Riverside Center for the Performing Arts and BRENCORE Entertainment Presents A TRIBUTE TO THE MUSIC OF MOTOWN

BRENCORE Entertainment is excited to bring its “A Tribute to the Music of MOTOWN” concert to the Riverside Center for the Performing Arts on Sunday, November 5, 2017 at 7:30pm in Fredericksburg, Virginia.

‘Seven Brides for Seven Brothers’ is rowdy fun

‘Seven Brides for Seven Brothers’ is rowdy fun

“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.

Review: ‘Seven Brides for Seven Brothers’ at Riverside Center for the Performing Arts

Review: ‘Seven Brides for Seven Brothers’ at Riverside Center for the Performing Arts

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!

Three's Company alum Joyce DeWitt will star in On Golden Pond at Riverside Dinner Theater

Three's Company alum Joyce DeWitt will star in On Golden Pond at Riverside Dinner Theater

The actress will star as Ethel Thayer in the play “On Golden Pond,” which opens at the Riverside Dinner Theater Oct. 4. The role was made famous by Katharine Hepburn, who played Ethel in the 1981 film. The play was written by Ernest Thompson, who also penned the screenplay.

'Croaker the Frog Prince' hops onto the Riverside stage

'Croaker the Frog Prince' hops onto the Riverside stage

The featured musical of Riverside Children’s Theater, “Croaker,” will whisk audiences away to a magical realm of the legendary Frog Prince and imbue a sparkle of enchantment that will live on in their hearts long after they return home.

Check out our sneak peek of 'Croaker' with Town Talk's Ted Schubel

Check out our sneak peek of 'Croaker' with Town Talk's Ted Schubel

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!

Penny Ayn Maas and Wyn Delano preview Seven Brides for Seven Brothers with WFVA's Town Talk!

Penny Ayn Maas and Wyn Delano preview Seven Brides for Seven Brothers with WFVA's Town Talk!

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!

Riverside brings 'Seven Brides for Seven Brothers' to the stage

Riverside brings 'Seven Brides for Seven Brothers' to the stage

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.

Joyce Dewitt and Joe Inscoe star in 'On Golden Pond'.

Joyce Dewitt and Joe Inscoe star in 'On Golden Pond'.

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 sweet time at Riverside: "Cupcakes and Sprinkles: Cinderella's Glass Slipper"

A sweet time at Riverside: "Cupcakes and Sprinkles: Cinderella's Glass Slipper"

Take one favorite classic princess tale, bring it to life with a talented cast of actors, add cupcakes and sprinkles for all, and you have the recipe for the delightful current feature of Riverside Children’s Theater.

Theater Review: Soak up the sounds of Rodgers and Hammerstein at Riverside

Theater Review: Soak up the sounds of Rodgers and Hammerstein at Riverside

If you love Broadway, you’ll love “Some Enchanted Evening.”

“Some Enchanted Evening,” directed by Patrick A’Hearn, is a fitting tribute to one of the greatest songwriting teams with a production that mixes nostalgia, elegance and a bit of humor.

BWW Review: Riverside Center Presents Tuneful SOME ENCHANTED EVENING of Rodgers and Hammerstein Favorites

BWW Review: Riverside Center Presents Tuneful SOME ENCHANTED EVENING of Rodgers and Hammerstein Favorites

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.

Review: ‘Some Enchanted Evening: The Songs of Rodgers and Hammerstein’ at Riverside Center for the Performing Arts

Review: ‘Some Enchanted Evening: The Songs of Rodgers and Hammerstein’ at Riverside Center for the Performing Arts

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.

Press Release: John Davidson: In Concert (July 30, 2017) has been cancelled

For Immediate Release

June 2, 2017

 

Contact:

 

Patrick A'Hearn

Producing Artistic Director

Riverside Center for the Performing Arts

540.370.4300, ext. 217

artisticdirector@riversidedt.com

 

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.

Sandwich-maker Greencore, Riverside theater win Stafford business awards

Sandwich-maker Greencore, Riverside theater win Stafford business awards

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.”

Stafford Celebrates Business at Appreciation Reception

Stafford Celebrates Business at Appreciation Reception

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 kicks off 20th season with Rodgers and Hammerstein musical tribute

Riverside kicks off 20th season with Rodgers and Hammerstein musical tribute

And now, much of [Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein's] work is on full display for all of our area to enjoy. “Some Enchanted Evening: The Songs of Rodgers and Hammerstein” has arrived at Riverside Center for the Performing Arts and will own the stage through July 16.

BWW Review: Strut and Hustle to Riverside To Catch SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER And You'll Feel Like Dancing

BWW Review: Strut and Hustle to Riverside To Catch SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER And You'll Feel Like Dancing

With strong leading performances, a strong emphasis on disco moves, and 20-plus songs from The Bee Gees and other tunes from the era, SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER provides some escapist fun for a few hours.

'Saturday Night Fever' plays up the fun of the '70s

'Saturday Night Fever' plays up the fun of the '70s

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.