But what of Quasimodo himself? There’s a fine balance that must be struck between strength and unconscious pathos. The physical deformity must be dominant, but not overworked; the voice struggling to be understood, but not too self-aware. A new face on Riverside’s stage, Justin Luciano, fulfills the most demanding expectation. His is a stand-out performance in a production filled with superlatives.Read More
Boasting an impressive production and stellar cast, Riverside Center for the Performing Arts is presenting the professional DC-Northern Virginia regional premiere of the dark and romantic musical THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME. It is well worth the trip along Interstate 95 to hear the rich score and lyrics by Alan Menken and Stephen Schwartz, respectively, and be taken in by the sumptuous production, one of the biggest I have had the pleasure of seeing at this venue.Read More
Riverside Center for the Performing Arts presents The Hunchback of Notre Dame, with music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Stephen Schwartz, and book by Peter Parnell. Based on the Victor Hugo novel and songs from the Disney film, Riverside is the first theatre in the metropolitan area to premiere its regional debut! Director Patrick A’Hearn leads this grand production–the largest at Riverside to date.Read More
RICHMOND, Va – The cast of the Riverside Center for The Performing Arts’s new show, Mamma Mia! lit up the studio at CBS 6 WTVR with a LIVE performance of ABBA’s international hit song, “Dancing Queen.”Read More
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.Read More
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!Read More