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16-17 Children's Seaso
The Little Engine that Could

The Little Engine that Could

Willow Lawn

A New Musical

Book and Lyrics by Scott Wichmann
Music and Lyrics by Jason Marks
Puppets by Heidi Rugg
Directed by Chase Kniffen

Based on the 1906 sermon by Charles S. Wing

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Length: 50 minutes
Suggested for ages 4 and up.

All seating is the same price

The classic family tale of determination and perseverance is reimagined through the heartwarming relationship between a young girl and her grandfather. A fun-filled musical retelling of a beloved American story, The Little Engine That Could is sure to uplift and inspire audiences of all ages.

For the Sensory Friendly performance, please click here.

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Tue 7/25/17 11:00AM Willow Lawn The Little Engine that Could
Wed 7/26/17 11:00AM Willow Lawn The Little Engine that Could
Fri 7/28/17 11:00AM Willow Lawn The Little Engine that Could
Sat 7/29/17 10:30AM Willow Lawn The Little Engine that Could
Sat 7/29/17 2:00PM Willow Lawn The Little Engine that Could
Sun 7/30/17 2:00PM Willow Lawn The Little Engine that Could



Musical Theatre Skills Intensive - Masterclass Series

Rising 3rd - 8th Graders

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Mon 7/24/17 1:00PM Passport Music Theatre Skills Int. #3
Mon 7/31/17 1:00PM Passport Music Theatre Skills Int. #4



16-17 Special Events
The Little Mermaid, Jr.

Summer camp student performance

Fri 8/18/17 5:30PM Willow Lawn The Little Mermaid, Jr.



16-17 Education
Dramatic Adventures 2017

Dramatic Adventures Camp

August 21 - 25, 2017

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Mon 8/21/17 9:30AM Passport Dramatic Adventures 2017



Musical Theatre Performance for Homeschoolers

"Let's Put on a Show!"

Homeschool students ages 7 - 17

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Wed 9/20/17 1:15PM Passport MT Performance Homeschoolers
Wed 3/7/18 1:15PM Passport MT Performance Homeschoolers



17-18 Education
Story Drama 2017-18

Story Drama

Classic stories come alive for preschoolers at Virginia Rep’s Children’s Theatre at Willow Lawn.

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Mon 9/25/17 1:00PM Passport Story Drama Session 1
Mon 11/6/17 1:00PM Passport Story Drama Session 2
Mon 1/8/18 1:00PM Passport Story Drama Session 3
Mon 2/19/18 1:00PM Passport Story Drama Session 4
Mon 4/16/18 1:00PM Passport Story Drama Session 5



17-18 Children's Seaso
Akeelah and the Bee

Akeelah and the Bee

By Cheryl L. West; Based on the screenplay by Doug Atchison

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Akeelah is an 11-year-old spelling p-r-o-d-i-g-y who will stop at nothing to make her dreams come true. Based on the 2006 film starring Keke Palmer, the play follows the journey of Akeelah as she travels from the south side of Chicago to the Scripps National Spelling Bee.

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Fri 9/29/17 7:00PM Willow Lawn Akeelah and the Bee
Sat 9/30/17 10:30AM Willow Lawn Akeelah and the Bee
Sat 9/30/17 2:00PM Willow Lawn Akeelah and the Bee
Sun 10/1/17 2:00PM Willow Lawn Akeelah and the Bee
Sat 10/7/17 10:30AM Willow Lawn Akeelah and the Bee
Sat 10/7/17 2:00PM Willow Lawn Akeelah and the Bee
Sun 10/8/17 2:00PM Willow Lawn Akeelah and the Bee
Sat 10/14/17 10:30AM Willow Lawn Akeelah and the Bee
Sat 10/14/17 2:00PM Willow Lawn Akeelah and the Bee
Sun 10/15/17 2:00PM Willow Lawn Akeelah and the Bee
Fri 10/20/17 7:00PM Willow Lawn Akeelah and the Bee
Sat 10/21/17 10:30AM Willow Lawn Akeelah and the Bee Sensory
Sat 10/21/17 2:00PM Willow Lawn Akeelah and the Bee
Sun 10/22/17 2:00PM Willow Lawn Akeelah and the Bee
Sat 10/28/17 10:30AM Willow Lawn Akeelah and the Bee
Sat 10/28/17 2:00PM Willow Lawn Akeelah and the Bee
Sun 10/29/17 2:00PM Willow Lawn Akeelah and the Bee
Sat 11/4/17 10:30AM Willow Lawn Akeelah and the Bee
Sat 11/4/17 2:00PM Willow Lawn Akeelah and the Bee
Sun 11/5/17 2:00PM Willow Lawn Akeelah and the Bee



17-18 Children's Seaso
Songs from the Soul

Songs from the Soul

Book by William Dye; Music and Lyrics by Various Artists

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This Toe tapping musical narrative, examines the evolution of African American music - from spirituals to jazz to rap - and the essential role this music has played in American life. Part of the Acts of Faith Theatre Festival.

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Fri 2/2/18 7:00PM Willow Lawn Songs from the Soul
Sat 2/3/18 2:00PM Willow Lawn Songs from the Soul
Sun 2/4/18 2:00PM Willow Lawn Songs from the Soul
Sat 2/10/18 2:00PM Willow Lawn Songs from the Soul
Sun 2/11/18 2:00PM Willow Lawn Songs from the Soul
Sat 2/17/18 2:00PM Willow Lawn Songs from the Soul
Sun 2/18/18 2:00PM Willow Lawn Songs from the Soul
Fri 2/23/18 7:00PM Willow Lawn Songs from the Soul
Sat 2/24/18 2:00PM Willow Lawn Songs from the Soul
Sun 2/25/18 2:00PM Willow Lawn Songs from the Soul



17-18 Children's Seaso
Pinkalicious

Pinkalicious the Musical

Book & Lyrics by Elizabeth Kann & Victoria Kann; Music & Lyrics by John Gregor; Based on the book by Elizabeth Kann & Victoria Kann

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Pinkalicious is in love with the color pink. So much so that after an incident involving pink cupcakes, she transforms to become pink from head to toe! This pinkish problem can only be solved by Pinkalicious herself as she becomes confident and embraces who she is. Based on the popular children’s book series, this musical will leave you feeling tickled pink!

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Fri 4/6/18 7:00PM Willow Lawn Pinkalicious
Sat 4/7/18 10:30AM Willow Lawn Pinkalicious
Sat 4/7/18 2:00PM Willow Lawn Pinkalicious
Sun 4/8/18 2:00PM Willow Lawn Pinkalicious
Sat 4/14/18 10:30AM Willow Lawn Pinkalicious
Sat 4/14/18 2:00PM Willow Lawn Pinkalicious
Sun 4/15/18 2:00PM Willow Lawn Pinkalicious
Sat 4/21/18 2:00PM Willow Lawn Pinkalicious
Sun 4/22/18 2:00PM Willow Lawn Pinkalicious
Sat 4/28/18 10:30AM Willow Lawn Pinkalicious
Sat 4/28/18 2:00PM Willow Lawn Pinkalicious
Sun 4/29/18 2:00PM Willow Lawn Pinkalicious
Sat 5/5/18 10:30AM Willow Lawn Pinkalicious
Sat 5/5/18 2:00PM Willow Lawn Pinkalicious
Sun 5/6/18 2:00PM Willow Lawn Pinkalicious
Sat 5/12/18 10:30AM Willow Lawn Pinkalicious
Sat 5/12/18 2:00PM Willow Lawn Pinkalicious
Sun 5/13/18 2:00PM Willow Lawn Pinkalicious



17-18 Children's Seaso
Knuffle Bunny

Knuffle Bunny: A Cautionary Musical

Based on the book Knuffle Bunny: A Cautionary Tale by Mo Willems; Published by Hyperion Books for Children; Script and Lyrics by Mo Willems; Music by Michael Silversher

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Disaster strikes when Trixie leaves her beloved stuffed Knuffle Bunny at the laundromat. Based on the Caldecott Honor-winning picture book, this wacky, heart-warming tale of kerfuffle is bubbly, colorful, and perfect for kids and adults alike.

Subscriptions available now.

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Fri 7/13/18 10:30AM Willow Lawn Knuffle Bunny
Fri 7/13/18 7:00PM Willow Lawn Knuffle Bunny
Sat 7/14/18 10:30AM Willow Lawn Knuffle Bunny
Sat 7/14/18 2:00PM Willow Lawn Knuffle Bunny
Sun 7/15/18 2:00PM Willow Lawn Knuffle Bunny
Tue 7/17/18 10:30AM Willow Lawn Knuffle Bunny
Wed 7/18/18 10:30AM Willow Lawn Knuffle Bunny
Thu 7/19/18 10:30AM Willow Lawn Knuffle Bunny
Fri 7/20/18 10:30AM Willow Lawn Knuffle Bunny
Sat 7/21/18 10:30AM Willow Lawn Knuffle Bunny
Sat 7/21/18 2:00PM Willow Lawn Knuffle Bunny
Sun 7/22/18 2:00PM Willow Lawn Knuffle Bunny
Tue 7/24/18 10:30AM Willow Lawn Knuffle Bunny
Wed 7/25/18 10:30AM Willow Lawn Knuffle Bunny
Thu 7/26/18 10:30AM Willow Lawn Knuffle Bunny
Fri 7/27/18 10:30AM Willow Lawn Knuffle Bunny
Sat 7/28/18 10:30AM Willow Lawn Knuffle Bunny Sensory
Sat 7/28/18 2:00PM Willow Lawn Knuffle Bunny
Sun 7/29/18 2:00PM Willow Lawn Knuffle Bunny
Tue 7/31/18 10:30AM Willow Lawn Knuffle Bunny
Wed 8/1/18 10:30AM Willow Lawn Knuffle Bunny
Thu 8/2/18 10:30AM Willow Lawn Knuffle Bunny
Fri 8/3/18 10:30AM Willow Lawn Knuffle Bunny Sensory
Sat 8/4/18 10:30AM Willow Lawn Knuffle Bunny
Sat 8/4/18 2:00PM Willow Lawn Knuffle Bunny
Sun 8/5/18 2:00PM Willow Lawn Knuffle Bunny
Tue 8/7/18 10:30AM Willow Lawn Knuffle Bunny
Wed 8/8/18 10:30AM Willow Lawn Knuffle Bunny
Thu 8/9/18 10:30AM Willow Lawn Knuffle Bunny
Fri 8/10/18 10:30AM Willow Lawn Knuffle Bunny
Sat 8/11/18 10:30AM Willow Lawn Knuffle Bunny
Sat 8/11/18 2:00PM Willow Lawn Knuffle Bunny
Sun 8/12/18 2:00PM Willow Lawn Knuffle Bunny



Questions? For immediate assistance, we're at (804) 282-2620 from two hours before every performance, and Mon. - Fri. from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Or drop us a line at our contact form.

Groups of 10 or more, please contact Mark Persinger (804) 783-1688 ext. 1118 to save on tickets, or see our Group Sales Page.