Monday, January 23, 2012

Richmond's Annual Acts of Faith Festival: January 13 through March 18

One of our favorite events on Richmond's theater calendar is the annual "Acts of Faith Festival."  Our own church,  Second Presbyterian Church in downtown Richmond, is a convening sponsor of the festival, which is a collaboration between Richmond's faith communities and local theaters.  The festival focuses on performances of plays that deal with some aspect of faith.

Starting on January 13, Richmond's theater companies--including some of our favorites such as Richmond Triangle Players, the Barksdale, and the Firehouse--offer a selection of faith-related plays, some with a direct religious reference and others showing the act of faith through other circumstances such as family dynamics, fate, and religious prejudice.  Theaters also sponsor discussions after many of the performances with directors, cast members, and members of the religious community.

For more information or to see the festival schedule, visit www.theactsoffaith.org.  Maury Place at Monument is within walking distance of Richmond Triangle Players and is just a short drive from the Barksdale and Firehouse Theaters.

Mac Pence and Jeff Wells
your Richmond Virginia Bed and Breakfast Innkeepers at Maury Place at Monument