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Theatre Productions

From student-directed one-act plays to Shakespeare, the presentation of live theatre productions is an essential component of the theatre major at Virginia Wesleyan.

All events take place in the Goode Fine and Performing Arts Center. Public ticket prices are as listed; free to the VWU community.

Tickets and reservations: or 757.455.3381

Upcoming Events

Homecoming Performing Arts Showcase

October 2, 2021 — 4:00 p.m.

Join members of the Wesleyan Choirs, Jazz Ensemble, and Theatre Department for a collection of numbers celebrating the Arts at Virginia Wesleyan University. In addition to hearing some of the great opera choruses and jazz classics performed by the choirs and jazz ensemble, catch a sneak preview of some of the fall production.
Free to the public

Nickelodeon’s The SpongeBob Musical by Kyle Jarrow and Tina Landau

October 21-23, 2021 — 7:30 p.m.
October 24, 2021 — 2:00 p.m.

The VWU Fine and Performing Arts Department presents the Coastal Virginia premiere of The SpongeBob Musical. When a natural disaster unleashes chaos on the residents of Bikini Bottom, an unexpected hero rises to save everyone from disaster and themselves. SpongeBob, Patrick, Sandy, and all your favorite characters come to show us how the power of optimism can save the world. Presented by arrangement with Concord Theatricals.
$15/$10. Free to VWU students, faculty, and staff

Past Events

Student Directed One-Act Play Festival

November 12-13, 2020 @ 7:30 p.m.

Watch the action on the VWU Digital Broadcasting Network.

Marlin Fringe Festival: Alumni Spotlight

Saturday, October 3, 2020 @ 3:00 p.m.

Alumni from the Theatre Program reunite for special virtual, one-time only performances featuring original works, revisiting the classics, Alumni Hollywood Squares, and an Alumni vs. Current Student edition of Family Feud. Part of the 2020 Homecoming and Family Weekend.

View it on the VWU Digital Broadcasting Network

Marlin Fringe Festival: The Virtual Stage

Saturday, October 3, 2020 @ 7:30 p.m.

VWU Theatre and Performing Arts students present new and original works, recorded and developed in a virtual environment. Celebrate the night with performances that will inspire the virtual audience to laugh and reflect on all that is "2020." Part of the 2020 Homecoming and Family Weekend.

View it on the VWU Digital Broadcasting Network