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Virginia Stage Company at The Wells Theatre

108 E Tazewell St, Norfolk, VA 23510-1802
+1 757-627-1234
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First Class Theatre, Great productions and gorgeous Theatre

The most beautiful theatre to watch fantastic productions. The talent on and off stage are... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Sean P
The play was great, the theater - WOW

Funny, I first came to the Wells when it was a rundown theater in the 60s showing X-rated films... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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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 2 weeks ago

The most beautiful theatre to watch fantastic productions. The talent on and off stage are incredible. Don't miss it.

Thank Sean P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Funny, I first came to the Wells when it was a rundown theater in the 60s showing X-rated films. Have been coming back since the mid 80s and the operation keeps getting better and better. They have done a wonderful job with the restoration making...More

Thank wxprof
vastage, Guest Relations Manager at Virginia Stage Company at The Wells Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for joining us for RING OF FIRE and STREETCAR! We're glad you enjoyed the shows and look forward to having you join us again soon.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we loved it before the refit, we still love it after, interesting plays and set design, and the building just has its flair of a little tacky 20th design. Came and have a drink before the show and enjoy!!!

Thank Christina O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have to repeat the "Wows" from the other reviewers. The performers made us feel like family from the very first words. The talent of all the performers was superb. I especially enjoyed the Minnie Perl impersonation, as I loved her performances on "Hee Haw"...More

Thank lonscof
vastage, Guest Relations Manager at Virginia Stage Company at The Wells Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We're glad that you and your family enjoyed the show and the theater itself, despite the cold. We're trying to get the temperature issue ironed out, but it's always a good tip to bring a sweater. Thanks for the lovely review and we hope we'll...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We attended with another couple and truly truly enjoyed the evening. The show was outstanding! The singing fabulous. My husband and friend kept saying they liked the way the 'show' progressed you through the subjects life! We live in Virginia Beach and really enjoy going...More

Thank Linda Allen C
vastage, Guest Relations Manager at Virginia Stage Company at The Wells Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much, Linda! We love the intimacy the Wells provides, too. It's such a great venue for theatre. We hope you'll continue to join us!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The cast were great musicians and put on a great show!! They are a real talented bunch! They interacted with the audience and made the afternoon so much fun!!

Thank play4parr
vastage, Guest Relations Manager at Virginia Stage Company at The Wells Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

They were pretty amazing! We enjoyed working together on RING OF FIRE and we're glad you loved the show as much as we did.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wow! As talented a cast and enjoyable a show as I've seen anywhere! Two hours of pure harmony and captivating performances. Bravo!

Thank BobWInnerBanks
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The production and actors, especially Ben and Katie, were fantastic. The singing was superb and the music was excellent!

Thank Steven K
vastage, Guest Relations Manager at Virginia Stage Company at The Wells Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for the review, Steven! We're so glad you liked the show and hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

Wow! From the first note of a song we were drawn in to thoroughly enjoy the performance of the talented musicians. They sing so well together, and we couldn't believe how many different instruments they can all play. The theater is well designed and the...More

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

Thanks so much! We're so happy you enjoyed the show. We think it's a pretty great cast, too.

Reviewed 25 July 2017

Small and intimate theater. All seats are good. Lots of old-school character. Good acoustics. Variety of productions.

Thank deh99
vastage, Guest Relations Manager at Virginia Stage Company at The Wells Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2017

Thank you for the review! We love the Wells Theatre and we love to hear that our patrons enjoyed it too!

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