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  1. The Amen Corner presented by Norfolk State University Theatre Company

    March 6, 2020, 7:30 PM @ Brown Hall, Norfolk State University

    From one of America's most eminent writers, the award-winning NSU Theatre Company presents James Baldwin’s The Amen Corner. For years Pastor Margaret Alexander has led her congregation with charisma and virtue. But when Margaret's estranged husband unexpectedly appears at her door, carrying long forgotten and unspoken history between the two of them, she is in danger of losing both her church and her son

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  2. The Legend of Georgia McBride presented by Virginia Stage Company

    March 6, 2020, 7:30 PM @ Wells Theater

    Casey is down on his luck. Recently fired from his gig as an Elvis impersonator, he scrambles to pay his rent. To top it off, his wife just announced she is pregnant. When a new drag show replaces his act, Casey trades in his jumpsuit for a dress and finds that he has a whole lot to learn about show business—and himself.

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  3. The Play That Goes Wrong

    March 6, 2020, 7:30 PM @ Chrysler Hall

    What would happen if Sherlock Holmes and Monty Python had an illegitimate Broadway baby? You’d get The Play That Goes Wrong, Broadway & London’s award-winning smash comedy! Welcome to opening night of The Murder at Haversham Manor where things are quickly going from bad to utterly disastrous. With an unconscious leading lady, a corpse that can’t play dead, and actors who trip over everything (including their lines), it’s “Tons of fun for all ages” (HuffPost) and “Comic Gold” (Variety) – sure to bring down the house!

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  4. The Shield presented by Virginia Wesleyan University

    March 6, 2020, 7:30 PM @ Joan and Macon Brock Theatre, Susan S. Goode Fine and Performing Arts Center at Virginia Wesleyan University

    When a soldier's broken shield is found in battle, all presume the worst. The soldier's greedy relatives lay claim to the family estate. Lovers are separated, fortunes taken, and it falls to the soldier's servant to set everything right. In this daring new adaptation, a servant's brilliant plan and a surprise reunion help the survivors discover laughter, love, and hope in the aftermath of war.

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  5. A Piece of My Heart presented by Little Theatre of Norfolk

    March 6, 2020, 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM @ The Little Theatre of Norfolk

    This poignant drama provides female perspectives of the Vietnam War told through the true stories of five nurses and a USO singer. A Piece of My Heart is presented by special arrangement with SAMUEL FRENCH, INC. To show our appreciation to women in the military, we will have a Wall of Honor in our greenroom during the play's run. Recognize someone or yourself by emailing marketing@ltnonline.org or message us on social media. Provide: name, photo, "about" blurb by February 28. The Wall of Honor is for any woman who served any time.

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  6. The Comedy of Errors presented by Generic Theater

    March 6, 2020, 8:00 PM @ Selden Market

    Laugh along with the slapstick story of 2 sets of identical twins who were accidentally separated at birth. In Shakespeare's classic comedy, as friends and families encounter the twins, a series of wild mishaps based on mistaken identities lead to wrongful beatings, a near-seduction, arrests, and false accusations of infidelity, theft, madness, and demonic possession!

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Community/Neighborhood Event

  1. Shamrockin' in Ghent 2020

    March 6, 2020, 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM @ Colley Avenue

    For over 25 years, Shamrockin’ In Ghent has been a tradition in the historical Ghent section of Norfolk. Originally called Greening of Ghent Hope House Foundation took it over several years ago and the location moved to Colley Avenue. This annual St. Patrick’s Day event shuts down Colley Avenue between Shirley Avenue and Gates Avenue in Ghent and continues to draw attendees from all over Hampton Roads in the thousands. Always held the Friday before St. Patrick’s Day in March. There will be live bands and area restaurants, which feature Irish fare. Hope House Foundation expects large crowds based on the more than 4,000 in attendance recorded over the years.

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