Broadway in Richmond finishes 2021-2022 season with “Mean Girls”

We look back at the first full season back at the theater + what’s coming to the Altria stage in the next year.

Altria Theater stage

Imagine taking this stage every night in front of a Richmond crowd.

Photo by @theRICtoday

Once “Mean Girls” has its curtain call on Sun., Sept. 25, Broadway in Richmond will wrap its 2021-2022 season.

We saw most of the award-winning performanceshere are our editor’s picks.

Best Adaptation | “The Lion King” | This Disney classic shone in costume, charm + song.

Most Poignant Story | “Come From Away” | Gander, Newfoundland provided a haven for downed passengers on 9/11/01.

Most Artistic | “The Band’s Visit” | Every single cast member was a master at their instrument.

Favorite Leads | “My Fair Lady” | Eliza stole the show with her dynamic performance and powerful voice.

Best Classic | “Fiddler on the Roof” | If I were a Richmonder...

Best Sets | “Jesus Christ Superstar” | The use of light and sharp edges made this rock opera sparkle.

Most Fetch | “Mean Girls” | We laughed + cried from Africa to North Shore High.

Dear Evan Hanson” will kick off the 2022-2023 season on Thurs., Oct. 13.

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