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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.”

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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."

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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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