The historic Dixie Theater in Downtown Staunton, Virginia turns 100 years old this year, and the effort to restore and renovate the beloved theater and adjacent Arcadia building into a state-of the-art performance facility is gathering steam for a new phase of planning and development.
A play at the Dixie Theatre in Downtown Staunton. ” The Last Romance” by Joe DePietro. Starring Brian Holsopple, Janie Ballurio, Virginia Francisco, and featuring Opera Selections by Aaron Crosby. A “golden-age” romantic comedy perfect for Valentine’s Day. Directed by Diane Stewart.
The Staunton Performing Arts Center will present Denim and Diamonds: A Blue Jeans Ball, Friday, Sept. 7 at the beautiful Barren Ridge Vineyards, beginning at 7 p.m
The Staunton Performing Arts Center will present Calling All Kids: Music and Magic at the Dixie on Saturday, June 23, at 10 a.m. This special show for children will be two shows for the price of one, presenting music and stories by Bill Wellington in one theatre and magic by Brian Bence in the other
Today, the Staunton Performing Arts Center Board of Directors welcomed the appointment of Lori Stewart as its new executive director
Elvis is coming to the Valley! On Friday, April 27, from 6-10 p.m., the Staunton Performing Arts Center will present An Evening with Elvis at Dice’s, 216 Frontier Drive, Staunton. Bob Lunger, local attorney and actor, will portray Elvis, who will be appearing with the band Graceland Express. Come on down for a nostalgic evening with [...]
The Staunton Performing Arts Center will present History and All That Jazz, at the Dixie Theatre on Wednesday, Nov. 30, at 7 p.m. The audience will be treated to two performances in the two downstairs theatres. One will be a presentation on the history of theatre in Staunton by Staunton historian Sergei Troubetzkoy. The other [...]
Judy Mosedale sees a Staunton that is able to build on its theater-destination status. “Once we get the Main Stage open, we have Blackfriars across the street bringing people in town for one night, and then people can stay a second night and take in another show. The two really should work hand-in-hand,” said Mosedale, [...]
Story by Chris Graham firstname.lastname@example.org It’s not the yellow brick road, but Staunton’s new Red Brick District could put the Queen City on a path toward a kind of economic Oz. “Tourism is a lifesaver in this economy in a city like Staunton right now. A lot of other industries are hurting, but tourism [...]