Almost every theatre finds a guiding spirit for their season. This year, the Firehouse Theatre Project seems to have chosen the power of opera as its guide. Aside from staging an actual opera, they have explored other theatrical musical events and have found a way to use each to reach different notes within our shared emotional experiences.
Certainly one of the best things about Richmond’s annual Acts Of Faith Festival is the great conversation that follows just about each and every production that one is lucky enough to see. While the quality of each performance may vary, the thought provoking material is almost always top notch.
Maggie Small with the Richmond Ballet talks about her love of dance and her responsibility as a mentor to young ballerinas. "I always make sure to spend time with the Claras," Small says as they prepare for the Nutcracker.