From The Wizard of Oz to A Comedy of Errors, the Norfolk Theatre Festival will be an act to remember!

Surprise your Valentine with tickets to their favorite play or musical, and make this Valentine's Day a date to remember. The Norfolk Theatre Festival will feature six different plays over four days!

The ticket prices, times, and locations of each play will vary, so check out the schedule below!

Event Schedule

Choir Boy

WHEN: Fri., Feb. 15, 7:30 p.m. | Sat., Feb. 16, 7:30 p.m. | Sun., Feb. 17, 5 p.m. 
WHERE: Attucks Theatre | 1010 Church St, Norfolk, VA 23510
COST: $25 -- General Admission | $15 -- Groups of 10 or more | $20 -- NSU Faculty & Staff | $20 -- Military

Choir Boy, the critically acclaimed production, is filled with the spirit of music (glorious gospel songs) and tells the story of Pharaus whose goal is to lead the school's legendary choir, running into some snags along the way. Contains adult language and situations.

The Comedy of Errors

WHEN: Fri., Feb. 15, 8 p.m. | Sat., Feb. 16, 8 p.m. | Sun., Feb. 17, 6 p.m.
WHERE: Selden Arcade | 208 E. Main St., Norfolk, VA 23510

See Shakespeare's hilarious work come to life as you laugh along with the strange storyline. The Comedy of Errors involves two sets of identical twins, who were separated at birth. Wrongful beatings, a near-seduction, arrests, and false accusations ensue! 

Once on This Island

WHEN: Thurs., Feb. 14, 7:30 p.m. | Sat. Feb. 16, 2 p.m. | Sun., Feb. 17, 2 p.m.
WHERE: G.W.C. Brown Memorial Hall Mainstage Theater | Mills E. Godwin Student Center, Norfolk, VA 23504
COST: $25 -- General Admission | $15 -- Groups of 10 or more | $20 -- NSU Faculty & Staff | $20 -- Military

Once on This Island is a beautiful musical which tells the tale of a fearless Caribbean girl who is willing to risk it all for love. Ti Moune sets out on a journey to rekindle her love with the boy who has captured her heart. Once on This Island won the 2018 Tony Award for Best Musical Revival. 

The Scarlet Letter

WHEN: Thurs., Feb. 14, 8 p.m.
WHERE: The Wells Theater | 108 E. Tazewell St., Norfolk, VA 23510
COST: $20

A classic of forbidden love and irreversible guilt, this is the tale of a woman who has given birth to a child out of wedlock and who is consequently forced to wear a scarlet colored letter A on her clothes as a sign of her sin. 

The Secret Garden

WHEN: Fri., Feb. 15, 7:30 p.m. | Sat., Feb. 16, 3 p.m. | Sat., Feb. 16, 7:30 p.m. | Sun., Feb. 17, 2 p.m. 
WHERE: Norfolk Botanical Garden | 6700 Azalea Garden Rd., Norfolk, VA 23518

The Secret Garden is a Tony Award-winning musical masterpiece that will whisk you away. Sent to live with her uncle in the Yorkshire moors, Mary Lennox teams up with her sickly cousin to bring a secret garden back to life. This special and rare 30th anniversary showing of the play takes place in a magical setting: the beautiful Norfolk Botanical Garden!

The Wizard of Oz

WHEN: Fri., Feb. 15, 8 p.m. | Sat., Feb. 16, 2 p.m. & 8 p.m. | Sun., Feb. 17, 1 p.m.
WHERE: Chrysler Hall | 215 St. Pauls Blvd., Norfolk, VA 23510
COST: $44–$79 plus applicable fees

Travel down the Yellow Brick Road and follow Dorothy on her journey back to Kansas -- where there truly is no place like home! The Wizard of Oz is breathtaking with its special effects, captivating choreography, and classic songs. Experience the wonders of Oz and discover that there is no place like home. 


Which plays are you planning on seeing? Do you see a favorite of yours or a new one to experience? Let us know in the comments below. 

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