Hollins Theatre Presents Natasha Trethewey’s Acclaimed “Native Guard,” March 8
Broadway and television actress January LaVoy, nationally renowned African American theatre maker Dominic Taylor, and Roanoke jazz/blues vocalist Shawn Spencer star in this evening of poetry and theatricality highlighted by stunning visuals and and live music. A conversation with Trethewey, who earned her M.A. from Hollins in 1991 and went on to win the Pulitzer Prize for “Native Guard,” will immediately follow the performance.
Hollins Theatre Presents Revival of “Goodnight Moon: The Magical Musical,” Oct. 19-26
“We are working to make this delightful show a great tradition here in Roanoke and a wonderful gift from Hollins to the community,” says Ernie Zulia, director of the Hollins Theatre Institute.
Hollins Enjoys Double Presence at Women’s Theatre Festival
The works of two Hollins playwrights – “She Made Space” by Meredith Cope-Levy ’12, M.F.A. 18 and “And Then the Moon Swallowed the Sky” by Rachel Nelson ’07 – were recently showcased at an event that champions gender parity, diversity, and inclusion in the American theatre.
Hollins Honored For Best Undergraduate Theatre Program in Virginia
OnStage Blog, one of the most-read theatre websites in the world, recognizes Hollins Theatre as being among some of the best in the nation.
Hollins Theatre’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” Brings Immersive Experience to Shakespeare’s Crowd-Pleaser, Nov. 28 – Dec. 1
A 60-minute express version of the play that has been charming audiences for more than 420 years will be staged in multiple locations throughout the Hollins campus, November 28 – December 1.
Hollins Connections Highlight Special Stage Event at Mill Mt. Theatre
To help renovate its Waldron Stage into a “green space” venue, Roanoke’s Mill Mountain Theatre is presenting a one-night-only fundraising event, a production of “A Simple Plan” by Nancy Ruth Patterson, who teaches in Hollins’ M.F.A. program in children’s book writing and illustrating. President Emerita Nancy Gray is a featured member of the show’s cast.
Hollins Theatre Brings Back the “Razzle Dazzle” with “Chicago” Revival
After nine years, Hollins Theatre is returning to the scene of the crime with a revival of “Chicago,” one of Broadway’s most celebrated musicals.
Hollins Theatre Hilariously Shows How Peter Pan Became an Ageless Hero
Hollins Theatre is presenting the inventive and uproarious prequel to the classic story of the boy who refused to grow up: The Tony Award-winning play “Peter and the Starcatcher” will be featured October 19 – 23 on the Main Stage.
Veteran TV and Stage Actress Dawn Wells to Headline Starcropolis: Theatre Under the Star
Dawn Wells, best known as “Mary Ann” on the classic ‘60s sitcom Gilligan’s Island, will be one of the featured performers at the first-ever Starcropolis, an evening of live theatre on Mill Mountain beneath the Roanoke Star. The event, co-sponsored by Hollins, takes place Sunday, September 4.
Celebrating a Beloved Roanoke Landmark, Starcropolis Brings Live Theatre Back to Mill Mountain
Hollins University, the City of Roanoke, Mill Mountain Theatre, and Roanoke Public Libraries are joining forces this Labor Day Weekend to present the first-ever Starcropolis, an evening of live theatre beneath the Roanoke Star.
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