50 Years and Counting: A Musical Revue

Jun 27 - Jun 30 | Culbreth Theatre

Conceived and Directed by Robert Chapel

The Virginia Theatre Festival is celebrating 50 years of professional theatre in Charlottesville with a special musical revue conceived and directed by longtime Artistic Director Robert Chapel. The evening will feature some of the greatest hit songs of the company’s first half-century, including “There’s No Business Like Show Business” (Annie Get Your Gun); “Maria,” (West Side Story); “Luck Be a Lady” (Guys and Dolls); “I Could Have Danced All Night” (My Fair Lady) and many more. The songs will be performed by a collection of audience-favorite performers, including Broadway veterans! Don’t miss your chance to celebrate the past and toast the future as VTF heads into its next 50 years!

Seating Chart


Geno Carr

Nancy Snow Carr

Jack Donahue

Lauren Hooper

Lydia Underwood Horan

Tony Gilbert

Rob Marnell

Arbender Robinson

Emily Swallow

Emelie Faith Thompson

Creative Team

Robert Chapel


Nate Patten

Music Director

Tom Bloom

Scenic Coordinator

Sarah Bryan

Costume Shop Manager and Designer

Steven Spera

Lighting Designer

Michael Rasbury

Sound Designer

Charles K. Bayang

Production Stage Manager

Rebecca RD Hamlin

Assistant Stage Manager


Nate Patten (Piano/Conductor)
Jonah Barnett (Guitar)
Ben Eisenberg (Drums)
Eric Franzen (Synthesizer)
Bobby Gregg (Reeds)
Alex Haldane (Bass)
Alec Moser (Trumpet)

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