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We absolutely love having you at The Z. Currently we can't exactly do that, but we can still find ways to be creative and socially distant at the same time. Let's virtually hangout and do what we do best. These new online programs focus on supporting local artists and maintaining community connections while we have to remain physically apart.

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We know everyone is feeling the challenges of the day. There is no gift too small that won't make a BIG difference in keeping The Z working for all of us, as a community-minded, non profit theater dedicated to new & emerging works & artists. We are all relying on each other right now. Our remote programming is our way of showing we are here for you, please let us know you are here for us by making a donation today.

Episodes

FEEL GOOD HOUR WITH EVAN HANNAH

AIRS: May 30,  2020 at 7:30PM The Z’s 2017 Emerging Artist Evan Hannah is back with an evening of joyful and uplifting music. This live stream includes music from his […]

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THE PLAN B COMEDY SHOW

Airs: May 29, 2020 at 9PM This comedy show will be streamed live on YouTube Live and our website starting at 9pm. This is a FREE stream. Please consider donating […]

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#VBSTRONG COMMUNITY PROJECT

Through May 31, 2020 #VBStrong: Healing through The Arts continues, now more than ever… As Community Liaison at The Z, it was deeply important to me to keep our connection […]

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VIRTUAL FRINGE PLAY FESTIVAL

AIRS: June 5 and 6 at 7:30pm and June 7 at 4pm brought to by Salem High School Visual & Performing Arts Academy in partnership with The Z The Performing […]

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ReRuns

Moonshiner: A Musical Fabulism

Aired: May 9, 2020 at 8pm The Z’s Artistic Director, Bart Kuebler, took his musical, Moonshiner, to the 2019 Chicago Musical Theatre Festival in February 2019. We will stream the […]

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THE PLAN B COMEDY FAMILY SHOW

Airs: May 8, 2020 at 7PM This is a FREE stream. Please consider donating to The Z if you can so we can keep virtual performances going. Plan B Comedy […]

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THE WORD ONLINE

Aired: April 23, 2020 at 7:30PM The Word is in collaboration with Zeiders American Dream Theater, The Muse Writers Center, Hampton Roads Writers, and Tidewater Writers. The Word welcomes diverse […]

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Check out these other outside groups for virtual cultural experiences and resources for artists and patrons!
(These are all listed in alphabetical order and not by date)

ArtCenterVB
An ongoing community art exhibition to help us all express our thoughts, feelings and experiences with the Coronavirus pandemic.

Artist Relief 
To support artists during the COVID-19 crisis, a coalition of national arts grantmakers have come together to create an emergency initiative to offer financial and informational resources to artists across the United States.

Billboard Virtual Concerts
All the Live Streams & Virtual Concerts to Watch During Coronavirus Crisis

COVID-19 Freelance Artists
Designed to serve freelance artists, and those interested in supporting the independent artist community. This includes, but is not limited to, actors, designers, producers, technicians, stage managers, musicians, composers, choreographers, visual artists, filmmakers, craft artists, teaching artists, dancers, writers & playwrights, photographers, etc.

Great Performances on PBS
Watch the best of Broadway performances for FREE!

Museum Virtual Tours
Visit some of the world’s most famous museums from the comfort of your own home. Here are a dozen of them.

New York Public Library
The New York Public Library has an app that allows anyone with a library card (and an iOS or Android phone) to "borrow" any of the 300,000 e-books in the collection.

NPR list of free streaming Concerts
A List Of Live Virtual Concerts To Watch During The Coronavirus Shutdown

Theatre Podcasts
Need something less visual? Check out these Top 20 Theatre Podcasts to listen to in 2020

Virginia Stage Company
Check out our buddies at Virginia Stage Company who also have some great online resources. Be sure to check out their Facebook page for more events!

Virtual Virginia MOCA 
Virtual Virginia MOCA brings you and your family not only the ability to see the art on exhibition at Virginia MOCA, but also to get to know more about the art and the artists through interesting interviews, articles, videos and more.