New community theater to offer ‘Godspell’ in the name of Hope

New community theater to offer ‘Godspell’ in the name of Hope

The DMV welcomes a new group theater in Fauquier County, Virginia. For more than a

The DMV welcomes a new group theater in Fauquier County, Virginia. For more than a 10 years, Hope Theater has been making week-prolonged drama camps for high college and school students, staging total Broadway musicals in just 1 week’s time, obtaining rave opinions from enthusiastic audiences. 

Now, Hope Theater turns its focus to grownup actors, staging its initial entire-scale theatrical manufacturing. Godspell. With many years of experience both of those on and off the area community theater and qualified stages, the output crew driving Godspell appreciates how to build entertaining, specialist-quality reveals. Point out-of-the-artwork Hope Theater provides a snug location for audiences to rest and delight in a break from the outside environment. 

The cast of ‘Godspell.’ Photo courtesy of Hope Theater.

Godspell tells a timeless story of people from all walks of lifetime coming with each other as a group as they working experience unconditional adore from the character of Jesus. The musical is structured as a sequence of parables, generally dependent on the Gospel of Matthew. These ancient stories are interspersed with chart-topping tracks set to new, rock-pushed orchestrations, increased by energetic choreography.

Composed by Grammy and Academy Award winner Stephen Schwartz with book by John-Michael Tebelak, Godspell has been properly-cherished for more than 50 a long time, originally producing its debut off-Broadway in May perhaps of 1971. Carried out throughout the world in all way of venues, it was revised musically in 2011 and successfully introduced back to Broadway. Both the initial and revised variations carry on to be performed throughout the world. 

Hope Theater’s Godspell generation workforce contains a lot of nicely-recognized locals: visionary story-painter Scott Heine serves as director, with songs administrators Margo Heine and Katy Benko, choreographer Josie Carrado, and producers Scott and Hilary Pierce. Furthermore, the cast is total of properly-regarded community talent: Kelly Snow as Jesus, Josh Carias as John/Judas, and an ensemble solid consisting of Katy Benko, Dawn Gaynor, Betsy Hansen, Marty Kelly, Rachel Marineau, Alan Pierce, Hilary Pierce, and Rebecca White. The are living band is led by Drew Flemming and also includes Chris Calavas, Joseph Evans, Lori Roddy, and Aaron Talley. 

Godspell will be executed from March 25 via April 10, 2022, at Hope Theater, 4173 Bludau Drive, Warrenton, VA. Shows are Fridays and Saturdays at 7 pm (other than April 2) and Sundays at 2 pm. There will also be a Saturday matinee on April 9 at 2 pm. Tickets ($20 for adults, $17 for pupils or seniors) are out there on the web or at the doorway until eventually sold out. 

The Godspell application is obtainable on the net right here.

COVID Security: Audiences are requested to have on an acceptable mask that covers their nose and mouth though inside of the theater. Hope Theater’s total COVID-19 Protection Safety measures are in this article.