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February 2020

VooDoo Macbeth

February 21 at 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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The Zeiders American Dream Theater, 4509 Commerce Street
Virginia Beach, VA 23462 United States
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$17 – $20

No Holds Bard is a community-driven Shakespeare festival. Running throughout the festival is the psychological drama Macbeth, the Bard’s masterpiece of treachery, betrayal, and slaughter. Macbeth, in this new production created and directed by Matt Burchfield, is set along the thinning boundary of spiritual and temporal in post-cataclysm Haiti. Witches and porters and murderers support the most perfect married couple in all of theater as they relentlessly pursue power. Macbeth runs from the evening of Wednesday, 19 February, through the…

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VooDoo Macbeth

February 22 at 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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The Zeiders American Dream Theater, 4509 Commerce Street
Virginia Beach, VA 23462 United States
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$17 – $20

No Holds Bard is a community-driven Shakespeare festival. Running throughout the festival is the psychological drama Macbeth, the Bard’s masterpiece of treachery, betrayal, and slaughter. Macbeth, in this new production created and directed by Matt Burchfield, is set along the thinning boundary of spiritual and temporal in post-cataclysm Haiti. Witches and porters and murderers support the most perfect married couple in all of theater as they relentlessly pursue power. Macbeth runs from the evening of Wednesday, 19 February, through the…

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Bootleg Romeo + Juliet

February 22 at 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Zeiders American Dream Theater, 4509 Commerce Street
Virginia Beach, VA 23462 United States
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The finale of No Holds Bard is a bootleg-style production of Romeo and Juliet. Bootleg Shakespeare is a true community-sourced production. Our randomly-cast actors have six weeks to learn their lines, create their costumes, and fashion their props– all on their own, without the collaboration of any other actors. On Saturday morning, we will all come together at The Z and create a new production in one day, to run one time only that evening. Admission is suggested donation at…

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Spinning Tales on Ice: Peter Pan and Cinderella

February 26 at 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Zeiders American Dream Theater, 4509 Commerce Street
Virginia Beach, VA 23462 United States
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$15 – $35

Join us in a world where magic is real, adventure is epic, and love is harmonious. Sit on the edge of your seats as professional champion ice skaters, Broadway level singers, and cirque performers captivate you. Welcome to The Spinning Tales Of Peter Pan & Cinderella On Ice!- Where fairy tales and ice collide! Our story spins through the world famous tales of Peter Pan and Cinderella. Cinderella defeats the odds by jumping through obstacles to find her true love…

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The Word

February 27 at 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
The Zeiders American Dream Theater, 4509 Commerce Street
Virginia Beach, VA 23462 United States
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The Word is in collaboration with Zeiders American Dream Theater, The Muse Writers Center, Hampton Roads Writers, Tidewater Writers and OutWire757. The Word welcomes diverse voices and fans of poetry, spoken word, and all forms of creative writing. We encourage all ages and backgrounds to come together and share in the mutual adoration of words. The Z provides a platform for writers to share their work while fostering a comfortable, laid-back, and encouraging atmosphere. This is your chance to take…

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March 2020

REMEMBERING TOMORROW: The Lives of Edgar Cayce

March 12 at 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:30 pm, repeating until March 14, 2020

The Zeiders American Dream Theater, 4509 Commerce Street
Virginia Beach, VA 23462 United States
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$10 – $25

Book and Lyrics by Anton Dudley Music by Michael Cooper We have recently partnered with the Association for Research and Enlightenment in commissioning a new musical about Edgar Cayce from the writing team of Anton Dudley and Michael Cooper, the creators of Second to Nun. The A.R.E. has granted Michael and Anton unparalleled research access to Edgar Cayce’s personal archives, and we cannot wait to present three public readings of this new piece from March 12th through March 14th. This…

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REMEMBERING TOMORROW: The Lives of Edgar Cayce

March 13 at 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:30 pm, repeating until March 14, 2020

The Zeiders American Dream Theater, 4509 Commerce Street
Virginia Beach, VA 23462 United States
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$10 – $25

Book and Lyrics by Anton Dudley Music by Michael Cooper We have recently partnered with the Association for Research and Enlightenment in commissioning a new musical about Edgar Cayce from the writing team of Anton Dudley and Michael Cooper, the creators of Second to Nun. The A.R.E. has granted Michael and Anton unparalleled research access to Edgar Cayce’s personal archives, and we cannot wait to present three public readings of this new piece from March 12th through March 14th. This…

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Daniel Greenwolf: Celtic Magician

March 14 at 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Zeiders American Dream Theater, 4509 Commerce Street
Virginia Beach, VA 23462 United States
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$15 – $25

GreenWolf combines Magic, theatrical storytelling, quick-witted comedy, and a few death-defying feats with the beauty of Irish culture to create a unique theatrical experience that proves Magic isn’t just for children. His full evening illusion show, Celtic Magic, which combines his passions for Theatre, Music, Magic, and Irish Culture, has been presented to sold out crowds in theatres across the country. He spends years creating illusions themed to the show and writing presentations unlike any others in Magic and after…

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REMEMBERING TOMORROW: The Lives of Edgar Cayce

March 14 at 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:30 pm, repeating until March 14, 2020

The Zeiders American Dream Theater, 4509 Commerce Street
Virginia Beach, VA 23462 United States
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$10 – $25

Book and Lyrics by Anton Dudley Music by Michael Cooper We have recently partnered with the Association for Research and Enlightenment in commissioning a new musical about Edgar Cayce from the writing team of Anton Dudley and Michael Cooper, the creators of Second to Nun. The A.R.E. has granted Michael and Anton unparalleled research access to Edgar Cayce’s personal archives, and we cannot wait to present three public readings of this new piece from March 12th through March 14th. This…

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Risking Light

March 21 at 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
The Zeiders American Dream Theater, 4509 Commerce Street
Virginia Beach, VA 23462 United States
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$10 – $15

Risking Light Standard $12.00 Military/Senior $10.00 1 hour before film $15.00 Student Rush (1 hour before film) $10.00

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April 2020

Next To Normal

April 2 at 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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The Zeiders American Dream Theater, 4509 Commerce Street
Virginia Beach, VA 23462 United States
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$15 – $44

Next to Normal, with book and lyrics by Brian Yorkey and music by Tom Kitt, explores how one suburban household copes with crisis and mental illness. Winner of three 2009 Tony Awards, including Best Musical Score and the 2010 Pulitzer Prize, Next to Normal was also chosen as “one of the year’s ten best shows” by critics around the country, including The Los AngelesTimes, The Washington Post, Rolling Stone and The New York Times. Dad’s an architect; Mom rushes to…

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Next To Normal

April 3 at 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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The Zeiders American Dream Theater, 4509 Commerce Street
Virginia Beach, VA 23462 United States
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$15 – $44

Next to Normal, with book and lyrics by Brian Yorkey and music by Tom Kitt, explores how one suburban household copes with crisis and mental illness. Winner of three 2009 Tony Awards, including Best Musical Score and the 2010 Pulitzer Prize, Next to Normal was also chosen as “one of the year’s ten best shows” by critics around the country, including The Los AngelesTimes, The Washington Post, Rolling Stone and The New York Times. Dad’s an architect; Mom rushes to…

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Next To Normal

April 4 at 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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The Zeiders American Dream Theater, 4509 Commerce Street
Virginia Beach, VA 23462 United States
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$15 – $44

Next to Normal, with book and lyrics by Brian Yorkey and music by Tom Kitt, explores how one suburban household copes with crisis and mental illness. Winner of three 2009 Tony Awards, including Best Musical Score and the 2010 Pulitzer Prize, Next to Normal was also chosen as “one of the year’s ten best shows” by critics around the country, including The Los AngelesTimes, The Washington Post, Rolling Stone and The New York Times. Dad’s an architect; Mom rushes to…

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Next To Normal

April 4 at 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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One event on April 4, 2020 at 2:00 pm

One event on April 11, 2020 at 8:00 pm

One event on April 11, 2020 at 2:00 pm

The Zeiders American Dream Theater, 4509 Commerce Street
Virginia Beach, VA 23462 United States
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$15 – $44

Next to Normal, with book and lyrics by Brian Yorkey and music by Tom Kitt, explores how one suburban household copes with crisis and mental illness. Winner of three 2009 Tony Awards, including Best Musical Score and the 2010 Pulitzer Prize, Next to Normal was also chosen as “one of the year’s ten best shows” by critics around the country, including The Los AngelesTimes, The Washington Post, Rolling Stone and The New York Times. Dad’s an architect; Mom rushes to…

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Next To Normal

April 5 at 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on April 4, 2020 at 2:00 pm

One event on April 11, 2020 at 8:00 pm

One event on April 11, 2020 at 2:00 pm

The Zeiders American Dream Theater, 4509 Commerce Street
Virginia Beach, VA 23462 United States
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$15 – $44

Next to Normal, with book and lyrics by Brian Yorkey and music by Tom Kitt, explores how one suburban household copes with crisis and mental illness. Winner of three 2009 Tony Awards, including Best Musical Score and the 2010 Pulitzer Prize, Next to Normal was also chosen as “one of the year’s ten best shows” by critics around the country, including The Los AngelesTimes, The Washington Post, Rolling Stone and The New York Times. Dad’s an architect; Mom rushes to…

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Next To Normal

April 10 at 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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One event on April 4, 2020 at 2:00 pm

One event on April 11, 2020 at 8:00 pm

One event on April 11, 2020 at 2:00 pm

The Zeiders American Dream Theater, 4509 Commerce Street
Virginia Beach, VA 23462 United States
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$15 – $44

Next to Normal, with book and lyrics by Brian Yorkey and music by Tom Kitt, explores how one suburban household copes with crisis and mental illness. Winner of three 2009 Tony Awards, including Best Musical Score and the 2010 Pulitzer Prize, Next to Normal was also chosen as “one of the year’s ten best shows” by critics around the country, including The Los AngelesTimes, The Washington Post, Rolling Stone and The New York Times. Dad’s an architect; Mom rushes to…

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Next To Normal

April 12 at 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on April 3, 2020 at 8:00 pm

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One event on April 5, 2020 at 2:00 pm

One event on April 4, 2020 at 8:00 pm

One event on April 4, 2020 at 2:00 pm

One event on April 11, 2020 at 8:00 pm

One event on April 11, 2020 at 2:00 pm

The Zeiders American Dream Theater, 4509 Commerce Street
Virginia Beach, VA 23462 United States
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$15 – $44

Next to Normal, with book and lyrics by Brian Yorkey and music by Tom Kitt, explores how one suburban household copes with crisis and mental illness. Winner of three 2009 Tony Awards, including Best Musical Score and the 2010 Pulitzer Prize, Next to Normal was also chosen as “one of the year’s ten best shows” by critics around the country, including The Los AngelesTimes, The Washington Post, Rolling Stone and The New York Times. Dad’s an architect; Mom rushes to…

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Pizza, A Love Story

April 18 at 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
The Zeiders American Dream Theater, 4509 Commerce Street
Virginia Beach, VA 23462 United States
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$10 – $15

There are only three pizza places in the world that matter… Most everyone has a passion for pizza, but only New Haven lays claim to the Holy Trinity of pizza joints with Sally’s, Pepe’s, and Modern. They are not only a cornerstone of New Haven’s Italian-American heritage but also the establishments that set the bar for this immediately recognizable comfort food. National polls agree: these are the pizzas by which all others are measured. Filmmaker Gorman Bechard tells the story…

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The Opulent 80’s

April 24 at 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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The Zeiders American Dream Theater, 4509 Commerce Street
Virginia Beach, VA 23462 United States
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$10 – $20

The Opulent 80’s features three performers exploring the materialism, nuclear threats, and angst of the 1980’s. They do so through the lens of the Bourbon Court a la 1789 on the cusp of the French Revolution- in other words, Marie Antoinette expressing herself through the music of (who else?) Queen. This cabaret features a full string quartet and fabulous costumes as we spin a new take on classic 80’s (1980’s!) music. General $18.00 Military/Senior $15.00 1 hour before show $20.00…

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May 2020

Comedian Jen Kober

May 2 at 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Zeiders American Dream Theater, 4509 Commerce Street
Virginia Beach, VA 23462 United States
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Jen Kober is the star performer and recipient of NPR “Snap Judgment Comedic Performance Of The Year” Award! The Girl Scout Cookie Caper is the new Snap classic and has toured to sold out houses across the country. You can currently see her on Netflix’s 'Dead To Me', Ru Pauls 'AJ and The Queen', HBO’s 'Righteous Gems' and 'The Purge.' Originally from Lake Charles, Louisiana, Kober has taken her southern style sassiness to Los Angeles where she has quickly become…

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Beyond Bollywood: Namaste India

May 3 at 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Zeiders American Dream Theater, 4509 Commerce Street
Virginia Beach, VA 23462 United States
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$15 – $35

Original Score by: Salim / Sulaiman Written, Choreographed & Directed by: Rajeev Goswami Lyrics by: Irfan Siddiqui A magical journey depicting India and its myriad of dance forms – the expressive Bharatanatyam from the south to the vibrant and energetic Bhangra from the north. Witness the spectacle depicting the different states of India through their gorgeous authentic folk dance. A celebration of India’s tradition and culture. Premium $35.00 Standard $25.00 Military/Senior $21.00 Student Rush (1 hr before show) $15.00

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EmiSunshine

May 23 at 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
The Zeiders American Dream Theater, 4509 Commerce Street
Virginia Beach, VA 23462 United States
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$15 – $35

Rolling Stone named 15-year-old EmiSunshine among “10 New Country Artists You Need to Know,” but she is more than country. With music described as “old-timey,” the East Tennessee native adds her own unique contemporary blend of roots music that is equal parts Americana, Bluegrass, Gospel, Blues, and Jazz. Critics have compared her to a young Janis Joplin, Iris Dement, and Dolly Parton. EmiSunshine has been attracting national attention since she was nine years old, with appearances on “The Today Show,”…

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June 2020

Works in Progress

June 19 at 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:30 pm, repeating until June 20, 2020

The Zeiders American Dream Theater, 4509 Commerce Street
Virginia Beach, VA 23462 United States
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$10 – $25

The Z is excited to present our newest program in “The Hatchery” series, Works in Progress. Our resident playwrights are teaming with local actors and directors in presenting complete scenes from new pieces. The works in development range from comic to dramatic, and each scene is completely staged- not a script in hand! There are two chances to support these new works as we develop them into full-length theater pieces, 19 & 20 June at The Z’s Studio Theater. This…

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Alexis Cole Trio

June 27 at 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Zeiders American Dream Theater, 4509 Commerce Street
Virginia Beach, VA 23462 United States
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$25 – $30

Award-winning jazz vocalist Alexis Cole may be the most talented singer to ever hold a top-secret military clearance. A dozen albums into her critically acclaimed career, she may also be the best-kept secret in jazz, a status that’s certain to change as more people are discovering her for themselves. Alexis Cole’s freshly reclaimed civilian status has opened a new world where her profound experience can meld more completely with her worldview and personal expression. As the noted jazz journalist Scott…

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