What’s Booming: Far, Far Away in Richmond

By Steve Cook | March 17th, 2022

You don’t need to leave town for some far-out experiences

From "Greater Tuna" at Swift Creek Mill Theatre, Chesterfield. For What’s Booming: Far, Far Away in Richmond

Get ready for a week that’ll take you from World War II to Tuna, Texas, to the outer reaches of the galaxy, far, far away.

John Lodge

Thursday, March 17 at 8 p.m. at the Tin Pan, Richmond

Legendary bass player, songwriter and vocalist John Lodge of The Moody Blues brings his “Performs Classic Moody Blues Hits” solo tour to the Tin Pan, Richmond.


Galaxy Con Richmond

Friday, March 18 through Sunday, March 20 at the Greater Richmond Convention Center, Richmond

It’s a three-day festival of fandom featuring celebrities, artists, entertainers, wrestlers, and more – coming from far, far away to our little town.


‘Dear Jack, Dear Louise’

Begins Friday, March 18 and runs through Sunday, April 17 at Hanover Tavern, Hanover Courthouse

Presented by Virginia Rep, the play tells the heartwarming story of courtship during World War II.


Richmond Symphony presents “From Scotland’s Highlands”

Saturday, March 19 and Sunday March 20 at Carpenter Theatre, Richmond

Music director Valentia Peleggi leads Mendelssohn’s serene Third Symphony, inspired by his Scottish holiday. And concertmaster Daisuke Yamamoto takes center stage as soloist in the spirited “Scottish Fantasy” of Max Bruch.


Greater Tuna

Starts Saturday March 19 and runs through Saturday, April 30 at Swift Creek Mill Theatre, Chesterfield

Two quick-change actors create the entire town of Tuna, Texas, in this long-running off-Broadway hit.


Celtic Woman – Postcards from Ireland

Tuesday, March 22 at 7 p.m. at the Altria Theater, Richmond

Postcards from Ireland celebrates the rich musical and cultural heritage of Ireland, taking audiences on a journey of story and song from across the Emerald Isle.


Check with individual venues for Covid-19 policies

Not So Far, Far Away

Food and more fun to fill your plate.

And in Boomer’s featured restaurant of the week …

Yoshi Sushi: Go Ahead, Make My Day

And …

Lots more events to throw on your calendar.

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