Dark Comedy at a Beautiful Locale with The Seagull

Living in the Heart of Virginia

April 27, 2021

"Most of what you're going to find in town is either a Shakespeare or a musical...but no one is really doing the classics professionally, so we saw that gap and really wanted to fill it."

The Seagull Brings a New Classic to the Lynchburg Theater Scene

News & Advance

April 22, 2021

“We’re trying to continue to flip those gender norms on its head,” Hendrix said of offering women the chance to direct in a professional theater company. Of the gender disparity in theater directors, she added, “I think a lot of it is not necessarily talent, or the ability to do it, but it’s the opportunity to do it. Just opening that door for people.”


New Theater Company Launches in Lynchburg

News & Advance

October 29, 2020

"Through reimagining classical plays, part of James River Theatre Company’s mission is to revive a love of the classics, and inspire current and future generations of theater industry professionals and audiences while promoting social progress, inclusivity and feminism."


James River Theatre Company Launches in Lynchburg

Broadway World

October 29, 2020

"We really wanted to give women a voice here in Lynchburg, an opportunity for them to flourish in a place that's safe for them to do so."


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