Welcome to Tidewater Stage
After nearly a decade of planning and dreaming, Regent University proudly launched its new professional theatre company, Tidewater Stage, in the summer of 2013. Our inaugural season, featuring the 1950's music revue Forever Plaid and the Neil Simon comedy Barefoot in the Park, was a glorious success. Hampton Roads came out in droves to support the community’s newest professional theatre resulting in sold-out runs and glowing reviews. Our follow-up season this past summer featured the delightful country music revue, Pump Boys and Dinettes, and the multi-award winning Driving Miss Daisy. Our “Season of Southern Charm” was enthusiastically received by our supportive patrons and our 2014 sponsorship campaign set a new record. It’s been an incredible beginning for our young company.
Looking ahead, the future of Tidewater Stage is exceedingly bright. With the only Professional Actor Training Program (MFA) at a Christian university in the world, a $35 million, state-of-the-art Performing Arts Center, and a resident faculty of acclaimed theatre artists, Regent University is well positioned to grow a professional theatre company. So, make your plans now to join us for our 2015 season. I guarantee you'll have as much fun, if not more, than our first two seasons. Check back after the first of the year for our exciting season announcement.
Eric W. Harrell
Producing Artistic Director
Check out our season preview from last summer!