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John Kelly

November 12, 2014
The recently completed 2014 Virginia Film Festival smashed its previous box office record by a remarkable 45.6 percent and set a new mark for tickets issued.
October 07, 2014
Festival organizers on Tuesday announced the full lineup for the popular celebration of all things cinematic, and tickets go on sale Friday.
April 10, 2014
The University of Virginia’s summer drama offerings are heavy on comedy and music in 2014.
November 13, 2013
Ticket sales increased by 11 percent to surpass last year’s record take, and 35 screenings were sold out.
October 09, 2013
The 26th annual event promises to be a gala affair filled with celebrities, independent films, documentaries, local and national filmmakers, and potential Oscar winners.
August 26, 2013
For the first time, families can participate in Virginia Film Festival family events at U.Va.’s Betsy and John Casteen Arts Grounds.
August 21, 2013
Swarms of evil and mysterious black birds will converge over Charlottesville and the University this November – accompanied by a famous beautiful blonde from Hollywood.
July 23, 2013
“Next to Normal – a 30-song musical centering on a woman’s struggle with bipolar disorder – concludes this year’s Heritage Theatre Festival on a serious note.
July 17, 2013
“The Marvelous Wonderettes,” an off-Broadway musical ode to the magical sound of girl groups, combines four sassy singing girls on prom night with a playlist of ’50s and ’60s pop tunes.
July 11, 2013
Charlottesville once again plays host to the tiny fictional town of Tuna, Texas, in the fourth installment of the popular “Greater Tuna” series, part of this summer’s Heritage Theatre Festival.