Posts Tagged ‘CenterStage’

Official Richmond Region 2011 Visitors Guide

Thursday, February 3rd, 2011

The Official Richmond Region 2011 Visitors Guide is Here!

Hot off the press, the Richmond Region 2011 Visitors Guide has locals dishing about their favorite Richmond spots and instant access to bonus materials with smart phone tags throughout.

Be sure to turn to page 20 and find out why a trip to the Richmond Region is must in 2011.

The Official Richmond Region 2011 Visitor Guide


Three Reasons To See Richmond Ballet’s Giselle

Thursday, January 20th, 2011

The Richmond Ballet is bringing the acclaimed ballet, Giselle, to Richmond’s historic Carpenter Theatre at CenterStage February 11th through February 13th, 2011.

The Richmond Ballet performs Giselle at the Carpenter Theatre February 11 through 13

Giselle, one of the great Romantic ballets, was conceived by the influential French poet, author, critic and possibly the greatest champion of the Romantic ballet, Théophile Gautier.  Giselle was created to honor the ballerina Carlotta Grisi, whom Gautier not only admired for her dancing, but with whom he was in love. The ballet was first performed in June 1841 at the Paris Opera and was a success on many levels – even inspiring a style of hat and a type of fabric.

There are three great reasons to make sure you have a ticket to one of these performances:


Beautiful Fall Weekend in Richmond October 22 and 23

Thursday, October 21st, 2010

A lovely crisp Fall weekend is in store for central Virginia!  And, along with great weather for walks in the park, strolls down Monument Avenue, there are several happenings on the schedule.


Romeo & Juliet Ballet in Richmond This Weekend

Thursday, February 11th, 2010

The Richmond Ballet will perform Romeo and Juliet at Richmond’s newly renovated CenterStage less than one mile from our  Fan District inn.  The widely-acclaimed Richmond Ballet will perform Malcolm Burns’ version of William Shakespeare’s tale of star-crossed lovers, with music by Prokofiev beginning at 7 PM today and continuing through Sunday. Here’s what the Richmond Times-Dispatch had to say..WHAT LIGHT

The Carpenter Theater at Richmond CenterStage, located at 600 E Grace Street is a superb setting for Romeo & Juliet, Richmond's Carpenter Theater, restored to its earlier splendor, is the site of Richmond Ballet's performance of Romeo & Julietthe romantic tragedy that is the very essence of love, the spirit of Valentine’s Day. Tickets range from $15 to $125, ticket info.  The performance is bound to please and is the perfect reason to plan an in-town getaway.

If ballet is not your cup of tea, you can always make plans to visit the West Grace Street Candlelight Home Tour.  The West Grace Street Association has arranged a tour of six stately homes with food and beverage pairings at each stop between 4 PM and 8 PM on Saturday, February 13. Tickets are $15 in advance or $20 day of the tour. Tour Details

All in all, Valentine’s weekend – or any other weekend for that matter – is the perfect time to check into our Richmond Virginia B&B and be in the middle of it all.