Take 5 (or 8) with Vicki Lawrence

Take 5 (or 8) with Vicki Lawrence

  By Jeff Maisey Comedian/actress/recording artist Vicki Lawrence, best known for her role as Mama on CBS’s “The Carol Burnette Show” (1967-78), will bring her “two-woman” act to Ferguson Center on June 9. (NOTE:The Vicki Lawrence and Mama: A Two-Woman Show...
PREVIEW: The Bluest Eye

PREVIEW: The Bluest Eye

Khanisha Foster returns to Virginia Stage Company to direct another challenging play By Jim Roberts When Tom Quaintance, Virginia Stage Company’s artistic director, asked Khanisha Foster to direct “Disgraced” last year, she originally said no. When he asked again, she...
PREVIEW: Connecting with Fun Home

PREVIEW: Connecting with Fun Home

Virginia Stage Company production will hit home for LGBTQ community By Jerome Langston When director Jessica Holt and Virginia Stage Company’s producing artistic director, Tom Quaintance, met in New York City last year to discuss the possibility of her directing Fun...