The Children’s Theatre of Virginia Announces 2013-14 Season plus 25% off Family Packs

va rep logoThe Children’s Theatre of Virginia, part of Virginia Rep, kicks off it’s 2013-2014 season announcement with the dedication of its new signage on April 10th.  All children’s shows, including the blockbusting Shrek the Musical will be staged at Willow Lawn.  In addition to Shrek, children and family offerings include the internationally acclaimed Cashore Marionettes, ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas, Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad, and Go, Dog. Go!   The family friendly lobby with coloring tables, the intimate theatre, and post-show actor “meet ‘n greets” have been enthusiastically embraced by young audiences and families.  For more details visit

Children’s Theatre of Virginia Season at Willow Lawn

1601 Willow Lawn Drive,  Richmond, VA 23230

Cashore Marionettes (ages 4 and up)
This world-renowned marionette company will entertain audiences of all ages.   Visit for a sneak peak at this amazing art form.
October 2nd – October 13th, 2013

‘Twas the Night Before Christmas (ages 4 and up)
Brunch with Snow Bear and Characters every Saturday in December!
This musical holiday favorite is based on the true story of how Clement C. Moore came to write this classic Christmas story.
By Bruce Craig Miller
November 29th – December 29th, 2013

Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad (ages 7 and up)
Based on the true story of Harriet Tubman, this musical brings history alive.
By Douglas Jones
January 31st – February 2nd, 2014

Shrek the Musical (ages 4 and up – even adults and older kids LOVE Shrek)
Music by Jeanine Tesori, Book and lyrics by David Lindsay-Abaire
Based on the 2001 DreamWorks film and the book by William Steig
March 14th – April 28th, 2014

Go, Dog. Go! (ages 3 – 8)
Based on the book by P.D. Eastman
Book by Steven Dietz and Allison Gregory, music and lyrics by Michael Koemer
July 8th – August 3rd, 2014

The following shows will also be performed by Virginia Rep during the new season and may be of interest to older children, tweens and teens – To Kill A Mockingbird, Fiddler on the Roof and The Color Purple.

Save with a Children’s Theatre of Virginia Family Pack!

  • Available now! Call (804) 282-2620, and choose your own dates and times.
  • You can also stop by one of the box office locations.
  • Willow Lawn Seating Chart
  • Subscriptions and packages are currently available for sale.  Single tickets will go on sale July 1st.

Choose from 3 Family Packs:

  • 5 Show Family PackCashore Marionettes, ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas, Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad, Shrek, the Musical, and Go Dog Go!$70
  • 4 Show Family PackCashore Marionettes, ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas, Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad, Shrek, the Musical$59
  • 3 Show Family Pack‘Twas the Night Before Christmas, Shrek, the Musical, and Go Dog Go!$48

About Virginia Repertory Theatre

Virginia Repertory Theatre, located in Richmond, VA, combines the talents and strengths of two nonprofit companies that shared facilities, resources, and management teams for over a decade. Now the heritages of Barksdale Theatre (founded in 1953) and Theatre IV (founded in 1975) live on in their new form, as Central Virginia’s leading professional theatre company.  Virginia Rep presents national caliber productions of the great dramas, comedies, and musicals including classics, contemporary works, and world premieres, always seeking to demonstrate the unique power of theatre to engage, enthrall, educate, and inspire.  Productions are staged at four distinct venues:  the November Theatre and Theatre Gym at the downtown Virginia Rep Center, the Children’s Theatre of Virginia located at Willow Lawn, and Hanover Tavern.