CAT Theatre welcomes The Bifocals Theatre Project into the CAT Family. Formerly associated with Virginia Repertory Theatre, Bifocals is an outreach program into senior communities in the greater Richmond area. Bifocals casts senior actors in plays that tour senior centers, taking theatre to patrons who might not otherwise be able to participate and enjoy. The group will perform under the name Bifocals at CAT.
CAT Theatre News
CAT Theatre is pleased to announce the 52nd season for Richmond’s Professional Theatre with a Community Heart. In addition to the previously announced co-production of Unexpected Tenderness with 5th Wall Theatre, for the 2015-2016 Season, CAT has selected the following plays:
Private Lives by Noel Coward
October 24 - November 7, 2015
CAT Theatre will soon be announcing our shows and some special events for our 2015-2016 season. More information coming soon...
Now Then Again, CAT Theatre’s submission to the Acts of Faith “Fringe” Festival, will run March 20 through April 4, 2015. There will be a talkback session following the March 29 matinee performance. Now Then Again was written by Virginia native, Penny Penniston, an alumnus of St. Catherine’s School.
CAT Theatre is pleased to announce the cast for "Quartet" which will complete our 51st Season.
"Cecily, Reggie and Wilfred reside in a home for retired opera singers in Kent, England. Each year, on the tenth of October, there is a concert to celebrate Verdi's birthday. Jean, who used to be married to Reggie, arrives at the home and disrupts their equilibrium. She still acts like a diva and refuses to sing. But the show must go on in this funny and poignant play.” [Samuel French]
By TONY FARRELL, Richmond Times Dispatch
How plodding the daily grind of the human conscience, especially when the sound of its full voice might be so easily tamped down by scolding powers-that-be.
It’s a predicament known the world over: Scrape away the wallpaper of an idyllic small town, and you might find layer upon layer of secrets, denial and stubborn traditions of self-preservation.