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Virginia Stage Company at The Wells Theatre

Closed Now: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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Fantastic family show!

The performances were incredible! We really enjoyed the show! The theater itself, is inviting and... read more

Reviewed December 16, 2018
Virginia Beach, Virginia
Wonderful Date Night and Show at the Wells Theatre

My wife and I have been wanting to visit the Wells Theatre to see a show for years. We finally got... read more

Reviewed November 7, 2018
David S
Portsmouth, 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...more
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108 E Tazewell St, Norfolk, VA 23510-1802
+1 757-627-1234
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Reviewed December 16, 2018

The performances were incredible! We really enjoyed the show! The theater itself, is inviting and warm! It has a lot of charm and character! Amazing theatrics and special effects, and great use of the space! There is a good chance we will go back!

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 15, 2018 via mobile

Unbelievably unprofessional. Group of 8 for matinee today- bought tickets a month ago to celebrate our family Christmas with grandpa who traveled 5 hours to see his beloved “Scrooge”. Imagine our surprise after we ate lunch a recommended theater establishment, walked to box office to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 12, 2018

Since it was bitter cold with pounding rain, we hired a driver to take us & pick us up. To say parking is not easy is an understatement. We tried to call the box office to get the time the play would be over so...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed November 7, 2018

My wife and I have been wanting to visit the Wells Theatre to see a show for years. We finally got the opportunity. First of all, we made reservations to see “Our Town” by Thornton Wilder. The show was terrific and although written in the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank David S
Reviewed October 20, 2018

This historic theater in downtown Norfolk is a must-attend for tourists and locals alike. The theater is grand, the productions are professional, and the location is easy. Make time to eat at one of the many great restaurants nearby! Big shout-out to the young electrician...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank sbnolan
Reviewed September 30, 2018

My wife and I have attended many performances by the Virginia Stage Company at The Wells Theatre in Norfolk, Va., most recently to a Saturday afternoon staging of "Always...Patsy Cline." This production was what we have come to expect: professional, entertaining and fun. Our seats...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Res S
Reviewed September 24, 2018

The VSC at the Wells Theatre is ALWAYS worth the time and money. It is such an iconic venue. It's vintage decor makes you feel like you are in another era of time. I have been going here for many years and it never fails...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank mcpobecker
Reviewed September 22, 2018 via mobile

We always enjoy attending shows at the Wells Theater. It has been beautifully restored, with comfortable seats. There are two bars, one in a large lounge to the right. It’s within a short walk from a parking garage. Several excellent restaurants are nearby, as well....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank lonscof
Reviewed September 22, 2018

Beautifully renovated theatre in Downtown Norfolk. It has a small intimate feeling that pulls you right onto the stage. I thoroughly enjoyed "Always, Patsy Cline" and will be returning for more shows this Fall/winter.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Jim F
Reviewed September 22, 2018 via mobile

This show and it’s lead actress BLEW OUR MINDS! We did not expect to hear such a POWERFUL voice and someone able to duplicate Cline’s unique style and sound. But this young lady did just that! Louise and Patsy, both, give incredible performances! And cudos...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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For me, yes. Definitely.