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Virginia Stage Company at The Wells Theatre

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108 E Tazewell St, Norfolk, VA 23510-1802
+1 757-627-1234
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This past year they have gone more casual now allows drinks in the theater while watching plays... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
vacrabs
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Chesapeake, Virginia
Pride and Prejudice

I enjoyed a wonderful closing performance of Pride and Prejudice at the beautiful Wells Theater. I... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
klueh2018
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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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VIRGINIA STAGE COMPANY is a professional, producing theatre company based in Norfolk, VA. We strive to enrich, educate, and entertain the region by creating and producing theatrical art of the highest quality. The WELLS THEATRE was built in 1912 and is an outstanding example of Beaux Arts theatre architecture. A must-see for architecture lovers! 2017-18 Season: RING OF FIRE: THE MUSIC OF JOHNNY CASH (9/13-10/1) THE PARCHMAN HOUR: SONGS AND STORIES OF THE '61 FREEDOM RIDERS (10/25-11-12) A CHRISTMAS CAROL (12/7-12/24) PRIDE & PREJUDICE (1/17/18-02/04/18) THE HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES (2/21-3/11) DISGRACED (04/4-04/22) CROWNS (05/9-05/27)
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108 E Tazewell St, Norfolk, VA 23510-1802
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This past year they have gone more casual now allows drinks in the theater while watching plays. You do have to pick plays you will enjoy . One problem I have had twice is there web site it is difficult to pay for tickets on...More

Thank vacrabs
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I enjoyed a wonderful closing performance of Pride and Prejudice at the beautiful Wells Theater. I am a Jane Austen fan and this adaptation of Pride and Prejudice is a favorite of mine. The Virginia Stage Company gave an outstanding performance and the Wells Theater...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a memorable night out for this mother/daughter date! We love Pride and Prejudice, so of course, we wanted to come see this live production and we not disappointed! The actors were marvelous and we were brought right into that time period. We had great...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Husband, a friend and I attended a Thursday night show of Pride and Prejudice. The venue is beautiful and there isn’t a bad seat in the house. Costumes, scenery, acting, lighting and sound were all very professional. Loved everything about it. Several places to eat...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent performance. Did an outstanding job of following the book. The shift of scenes flowed smoothly.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent customer care was provided by the Manager and staff to ensure we were seated, even though we were quite late in arriving, as well as personally relaying a message from one member of the party who got called to work before the rest of...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our book club is reading Pride & Prejudice as our February selection. Seeing it acted out on stage was just what we needed! It followed the essential story well and kept us fully entertained. At the end of the performance all 8 of us we...More

Thank Rita F
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vastage, Guest Relations Manager at Virginia Stage Company at The Wells Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks, Rita! We're so glad that you guys were able to supplement your reading of the book (and we're thrilled you enjoyed the show!).

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I've attended several productions & never been disappointed. P&P is my favorite story, so I could not miss the opportunity. The cast was fantastic, Lowell Byers was a brillant Mr Darcy. There were slight changes to the original story, but it just added to it....More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very disappointing production. Love the Wells Theater venue and this is a great date night event, adding in a visit to a new restaurant we have not experienced. However, Pride and Prejudice greatly missed the mark. Very, very poorly put together. Boring scenery (same set...More

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vastage, Public Relations Manager at Virginia Stage Company at The Wells Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to let us know what you think. We always love to hear from our patrons! We appreciate hearing the reasons you did not enjoy Pride and Prejudice. As the theatre of record in Hampton Roads, we strive to produce...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I saw the Wiz here and it was a very well-done production. Also attended a networking event here for HRBOR and really enjoyed the space.

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