Children's Season

Formerly Theatre IV

Visit Virginia Rep's Children's Theatre at Willow Lawn for magical shows that will create memories your family will treasure.

2015 - 2016 Season

Student Matinees

Sensory Friendly Performances

Virginia Repertory Theatre is proud to begin a pilot project to offer sensory friendly performances for children with autism and other sensory, social, or learning disabilities. With input from The Faison School staff. Read More...

Subscribe to the 2015 - 2016 Season

Subscribers get the best seats at the best price. All subscribers save 25% off of single ticket prices, get first choice of seats, avoid exchange fees, and get to purchase additional tickets to any season at the subscriber rate.

More about Subscriptions, Pricing and Subscriber Benefits

Flex Subscriptions
Flex Subscriptions allow you to choose your own dates and times. Subscribe to the Signature Season, or, for even more flexibility, create your own Flex Subscription when you choose 3 or more shows from the Signature, Hanover, Children’s and/or Cadence Theatre Seasons.


Past Productions

For a list of past productions, see the Performance History

When is my child ready for live theatre?

Virginia Rep's Children's Theatre is the perfect place for a young child's first exposure to live theatre. Most shows last about an hour and children 3 and up will enjoy the costumes and music, even if they don't completely follow the story line. Children who attend theatre in the early years tend to enjoy and better understand performances when they are older. However, some performances are longer and geared for older children so please check the individual show pages for the ideal age.

While the staff at Virginia Rep's Children's Theatre loves babies and young toddlers, we encourage you to find childcare for infants and children under three. Many times the change in lighting and sound can be disconcerting to very young children. If the theatre is dark, it can be cumbersome and disruptive to leave if a child becomes upset. We are required to ticket every patron and regret that we cannot offer refunds if you need to leave the performance early.

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