Swashbuckling Swordsmanship on The Players’ Stage

Professional fight choreographer Aaron Orensky has traveled the world studying and teaching stage combat for two decades. For the past six weeks he’s brought his expertise to The Westmoreland Players, Callao, staging a live-action sword fight involving 15 of the 22 cast members. The Fortune Hunters, an original adaptation of…

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Players Honored as Region’s Best

The Westmoreland Players is proud to receive the honor of “Best Performing Arts Company” in Eastern Virginia. In the current issue of Virginia Living, the magazine awarded its top prize to the Callao theater troupe. Theatre enthusiasts offered their support of the rural community theatre—now 37 years old—by voting it…

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Annual Meeting

The Annual Meeting for the Players will take place at the theater on Sunday, August 26, 2018, at 3 p.m. Volunteers with 15 hours or more in Westmoreland Players sponsored activities in the season leading up to the annual meeting, and Patrons making an annual monetary contribution of $300 or…

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Join the Players’ Board of Directors

Three directors are elected at each Annual Meeting to serve three-year terms. Other directors may also be elected to fill the terms of any directors who have resigned during the year. Please download the Board of Directors Application and bring it with you to the annual meeting on 8/26/18 at 3…

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VCU Student Joins Cast of Westmoreland Players

News Release – July 19, 2018 The Westmoreland Players top off the great 2017-2018 season with The Fortune Hunters, a comedy written by co-director Joy Evans. It’s a world premier of an adaptation of a three-hundred-year-old play, The Beaux’ Stratagem by George Farquhar. But make no mistake about it, there…

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The Fortune Hunters

August 4 to August 19, 2018 A new adaptation of the classic comedy The Beaux’ Stratagem, by George Farquhar Posing as a well-to-do gentleman and his manservant, Aimwell and Archer—two recently impoverished rakes—take to the country seeking to secure wealthy women as wives and so refill their own coffers. While…

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Becoming a Players Patron

If you already buy a pair of season tickets from the Players ($100 each, for the 2017-2018 Season), why not consider supporting our productions with an addition to the payment to become a patron? Two Season Tickets = $200 Patron contribution = $300 (just $100 more than two Season Tickets,…

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