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Fade To Black : Sun Sets On Hamner Theater At RVCC : Search For New Location On

Fade To Black : Sun Sets On Hamner Theater At RVCC : Search For New Location On

[ 3 ] September 17, 2012

Afton Nelson County, VA After a long and exciting run of performances, anchored often by The Homecoming, The Hamner Theater will no longer be located at The Rockfish Valley Community Center in Afton. NCL confirmed the rumors Monday morning, that had been swirling for at least the past couple of months. “Illness this summer and […]

Cry of the Mountain : This Friday Night @ The Hamner Theater

Cry of the Mountain : This Friday Night @ The Hamner Theater

[ 0 ] September 16, 2010

One performer, thirteen characters. Funny, intimate, simple, bold. Come to Cry of the Mountain prepared to enjoy the power of live theater, the freedom of laughter, the pleasure of a banjo on a front porch, and the desire to save a mountain. Back by popular demand! Cry of the Mountain sold out all performances at […]

Nixon's Nixon In Rep at the Hamner Theater : Tonight :  2:25:10

Nixon’s Nixon In Rep at the Hamner Theater : Tonight : 2:25:10

[ 0 ] February 25, 2010

Afton Nelson County, Virginia Tonight’s showing of Nixon’s Nixon at 7:30 p.m. is followed by a Free Opening Night Champagne Reception. Nixon’s Nixon by Russell Lees On August 7, 1974, the night before becoming the first and only American president to resign, Richard Nixon met with Secretary of State Henry Kissinger at the White House. […]

Nelson Drama State Champ Performance : December 17, 2009 @ 7PM

Nelson Drama State Champ Performance : December 17, 2009 @ 7PM

[ 2 ] December 11, 2009

The State award winning cast of Tuna Fish Eulogy will be doing a final performance and Q & A at the Earl Hamner Jr. Theater (old Rockfish School) on Thursday Dec. 17th at 7pm. Tickets are $7 and proceeds will be put together with school money to go towards the purchase of state championship rings! […]

John Boy Comes Home : Hamner At The Hamner Thursday Night : 11.6.09

John Boy Comes Home : Hamner At The Hamner Thursday Night : 11.6.09

[ 0 ] November 6, 2009

Afton Nelson County, Virginia Earl Hamner, Jr. best known as the creator of The Waltons television series on CBS returned home last night to his native Nelson County. Hamner was born on July 10, 1923 in Schuyler, Virginia. Earl turned 86 this past July. The Waltons was based loosely on his childhood experiences growing up […]

Nelson Native & Walton's Creator, Earl Hamner, Here Next Week!  : 10.30.09

Nelson Native & Walton’s Creator, Earl Hamner, Here Next Week! : 10.30.09

[ 0 ] October 30, 2009

Afton Nelson County, Virginia If you are a lover of The Waltons or any of the other countless works Earl Hamner, Jr is responsible for, you don’t want to miss his own homecoming to Nelson next week. Next Thursday, November 5th, Earl will be appearing at a fund raiser for The Hamner Theater beginning at […]

As Fall Begins, Auditions Wrap Up For The Homecoming : 9.22.09

As Fall Begins, Auditions Wrap Up For The Homecoming : 9.22.09

[ 0 ] September 22, 2009

Afton Nelson County, Virginia Fall Begins Today @ 5:18 PM EDT We told you over the weekend about the upcoming production of The Homecoming at The Hamner Theater later this fall. Sunday and Monday folks showed up to try out for parts in the highly popular pilot that inspired the long running television series, The […]

Auditions for The Homecoming Start This Sunday @ The Hamner Theater

Auditions for The Homecoming Start This Sunday @ The Hamner Theater

[ 2 ] September 18, 2009

Afton Nelson County, Virginia After a one year sabbatical, The Homecoming will be on stage once again this fall at The Hamner Theater in The Rockfish Valley Community Center. The production is based on Earl Hamner’s life in the mountains of Nelson County near Schuyler set in the early 1930’s. Auditions for the production that […]

Opening Tonight! - Much Ado About Nothing, Onstage June 25 - July 12, Thu - Sun

Opening Tonight! – Much Ado About Nothing, Onstage June 25 – July 12, Thu – Sun

[ 0 ] June 25, 2009

Afton Nelson County, Virginia Much Ado About Nothing, by William Shakespeare, A Thieving Magpie Production at the Hamner Theater. Tonight only – Champagne reception follows! Love and laughter –deceptions and double-dealings – music and mischief, in one of Shakespeare’s best-loved comedies, Beatrice and Benedick match wits while comic deceptions and dark schemes lead young lovers […]

Richard III

Richard III

[ 0 ] February 4, 2009

How far will one man go to obtain & maintain power? A Renaissance is coming to Nelson County theater: William Shakespeare’s Richard III, presented by the Hamner Theater in conjunction with the Nelson County Shakespeare Festival, Mary Coy’s experiment in bringing Elizabethan theatrical practices to Nelson County. Free Preview Feb 11 at 7:30pm All tickets […]

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