What’s Booming: Musicals Both Murderous and Moving

By Steve Cook | January 27th, 2022

Plus a violin virtuoso, Richmond Cider Days, and almost the Eagles


From 'Come from Away.' Photo credit: Matthew Murphey. For What's Booming article on Musicals Both Murderous and Moving - clearly the moving musical! Image

Musicals both murderous and moving as well as violin virtuosity headline the calendar. Plus, Richmond Cider Days are here – your chance to go “bibing” for apples.


“Murder for Two”

Runs from Saturday, Jan. 29 through Sunday, Feb. 26 at Swift Creek Mill Theatre.

If Monty Python and Agatha Christie had ever collaborated, this wacky murder mystery might be the result.

SwiftCreekMill.com

On the Border – Eagles Tribute Band

Saturday, Jan. 29 at 7:45 p.m. at The Beacon Theatre, Hopewell

No, it’s not the Eagles, but these guys are considered by many to be one of the world’s greatest tribute bands.

TheBeaconTheatreVA.com

Violin Virtuosity

Saturday, Jan. 29 and Sunday, Jan. 30 at the Dominion Energy Center

Experience the artistry as Stefan Jackiw, considered one of the finest violinists of our times, performs the Violin Concerto of Hollywood master Erich Wolfgang Korngold.

RichmondSymphony.com

Richmond Cider Days

From Tuesday, Feb 1 through Friday, Feb 4 throughout the Metro Richmond Area.

CiderCon comes to town with tours, tastings, and other ciderific events – including a crawl through Richmond’s Scott’s Addition. See the website for full schedule and venues.

VirginiaCider.org

“Come From Away”

Tuesday, Feb. 1 through Sunday, Feb 6 at the Altria Theater

This heartwarming Broadway musical tells the true story of 7,000 airline passengers stranded in Newfoundland during the days immediately following 9-11.

AltriaTheater.com

Lead image, “Come From Away.” Photo credit: Matthew Murphey

Check with individual venues for COVID-19 policies.

And in this week’s dining and the featured happy hour …

Taking a Peep at Birdie’s Café and Oyster Bar + Happy Hour of the Week at Switch Pop-Up Bar

Plus more worthwhile events …

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