Tag: the Gateway

Partnership to begin final renovation of Wayne Theatre

The I’s have been dotted, the t’s crossed, and the final phase of the restoration of the Wayne Theatre is set to begin.


Grand Gala Finale at WTA’s Gateway

WTA’s Gateway will celebrate the end of its three years with an extravagant evening of performances by some of the Gateway patrons’ favorites.


Liz Barnes and Barbara Martin Return to WTA’s Gateway

WTA’s Gateway, labeled “the best intimate musical venue in the Valley,” has scheduled an engagement with Barbara Martin and Liz Barnes. The Friday, June 13 performance will begin at 8:00 pm at 329 W. Main St., downtown Waynesboro.


Bert Carlson and TJ Johnson close out May at the Gateway

Two of the Valley’s outstanding musicians will close out May at WTA’s Gateway on Friday, May 30 at 8 pm. Bert Carlson last performed at the Gateway in November as part of the theatre’s jazz series. This time he is joined by T. J. Johnson.


Bert Carlson and TJ Johnson close out May at the Gateway

Two of the Valley’s outstanding musicians will close out May at WTA’s Gateway on Friday, May 30 at 8 pm. Bert Carlson last performed at the Gateway in November as part of the theatre’s jazz series. This time he is joined by T. J. Johnson.


Music, theatre and show biz at the Richard Adams Variety Show

Music, theatre and show biz will tap off the Friday, May 2nd Richard Adams Variety Show at 7:30 pm at WTA’s Gateway, 329 West Main in Downtown Waynesboro.


Construction halted on Wayne Theatre: Issues with loan

Construction on the renovation of the Wayne Theatre has been halted, with the Wayne Theatre Alliance, which is leading the $7 million-plus project to rebuild the Downtown Waynesboro landmark citing an issue with closing on a construction loan as being the key reason.


Open Mic Talent Night Final Round at WTA’s Gateway

WTA’s Gateway will host the eight and final round of the Open Mic Talent Night Competition on Thursday, May 1st at 7:00 pm. The prize for the winner will be a $50 cash prize and a chance to participate in the grand finale competition, “Talent of the Year”, in June.


John Tracy returns to WTA’s Gateway

John Tracy returns to WTA’s Gateway accompanied by the musical talents of Richard Adams. John invites the audience on a musical journey to discover the true treasures in life. Not only will he move your feet with his delightful melodies, but he will move your spirit with his infectious passion for life.


Open Mic Talent Night at WTA’s Gateway

WTA’s Gateway will host the seventh round of the Open Mic Talent Night Competition on Thursday, April 3rd at 7:00 pm. The prize for the winner will be a $50 cash prize and a chance to participate in the final competition in June.


Sixth Talent Night Competition at WTA’s Gateway

WTA’s Gateway will host the sixth round of the Open Mic Talent Night Competition on Thursday, March 6 at 7:00 pm. The prize for the winner will be a $50 cash prize and a chance to participate in the final competition in June.


SaraJane McDonald performs at the Gateway Theatre

SaraJane McDonald, the opening act on the upcoming Stayin’ Country Concert Tour, performs on the River City Radio Hour at the Gateway Theatre in Waynesboro, Va., on Feb. 21, 2014.


The Dumbwaiters Improv Group at WTA’s Gateway

The Dumbwaiters Improv Group will make their first appearance on WTA’s Gateway stage on Saturday, Feb. 22. The performance begins at 8:00 pm at 329 W. Main St. in Downtown Waynesboro, Va.


Richard Adams Variety Show has something for everyone

Richard Adams has packed his Friday night show with audience favorites. Returning to the Gateway is Susan Alexander – puppeteer and musician, the father son duo – Buddy and Toby Thomas, actress Rosemarie Harper, and one of the Gateway’s youngest performers – Nathan Aitcheson.


Return of Gateway Open Mic Talent Night this weekend in Waynesboro

Half the contestants have been chosen for WTA’s Open Mic Talent Night finals in June. The Thursday, February 6th round begins at 7:00 pm at WTA’s Gateway, 329 West Main in Downtown Waynesboro.


Wilson Fairchild at WTA’s Gateway in Waynesboro

Since the Gateway opened in 2011, there has been intense lobbying to bring the country duo Wilson Fairchild to the venue. This fall, Clair Myers, WTA’s Executive Director was finally able to get the job done.


2014 Countdown for WTA’s Talent Night in Waynesboro

Host Lorie Strother, the Dreaded Blues Lady, is preparing for the final five rounds of the WTA’s Open Mic Talent Night. The winner of the January Talent Night will walk away with a cash prize and an invitation to return for the Talent Night Finale on Saturday, June 7.


Bert Carlson ‘Still Kickin’ and Still Pickin’ at the Gateway in Waynesboro

Bert Carlson was ready to return to Wayne Theatre Alliance’s Gateway after his February 2012 performance, but his career was interrupted by a medical emergency. Now he is back and raring to go with a concert at WTA’s Gateway on Saturday, Nov. 16 at 8 p.m.


Podcast: WTA Presents Tom Principato

Tom Principato is no stranger to Waynesboro, having headlined the Virginia Chili Blues ‘n Brews Festival. The blues legend returns to the River City on Saturday, Nov. 9, at the Gateway Theatre.


Spring Fashion Debut: All the rave

It’s a new fad that women of every age are embracing. “You should stop by my booth so I can fill you in on the new rave on hair feathers,” said Ashley Ruleman. Ruleman will be one of more than 20 vendors participating in the Feb. 11 Love is in the Air: Spring Fashion Debut […]


Spring Fashion Debut: Sassy style

It’s all about comfort whether you are at work or play. “Jockey Person to Person presents versatility and comfort … all wrapped into one,” said comfort specialist Melissa Howell. Jockey Person to Person will be one of more than 20 vendors participating in the Feb. 11 Love is in the Air: Spring Fashion Debut in […]


World-class illusionist at the Gateway

Wayne Alan, nationally recognized magician and illusionist will bring his one-person show to the Gateway on Saturday, September 10, at 7:30 pm. Mr. Alan will be presenting his touring show, Magic of the Masters-The World’s Most Famous Illusions, a modern look at Magic’s Golden Oldies.  It is filled with lots of fun and comedy and […]


Help get The Gateway up and running

The Wayne Theatre Alliance is moving forward with its plans for the remodeling 329 West Main for its Gateway performance space. The Board of the WTA has determinded that none of the money that it has raised for the Wayne Theatre will be used for the Gateway, meaning the Alliance must raise additional funds to […]