The Colonial Center believes in fostering and encouraging the development of theatre and performing arts in Southside Virginia and the surrounding regions.

The following outlines our core commitment:
  • Cooperation: Working with community members and organizations to enhance creative process.
  • Education & Training: Providing training to all age groups for roles associated with theatre, both on-stage and off-stage.
  • Outreach & Opportunity: Giving the community a chance to participate and showcase their talents.
  • Diversity: Structuring a variety of theatre performances.
  • Promotion: Working with the public to bring awareness about theatre and performance.



Community Theater FlexPass Membership - Please note: Flex Passes are good for entry to C.A.T.S. Community Theatre Productions only. Buy a Colonial Center Community Theater Flex Package today and choose the events you want to see at a later time. It's easy! Get six tickets for the price of five. You decide how you want to use your tickets - all six at once, or two tickets for the first couple of shows. They last eighteen months from the time of purchase. The code on your confirmation is what enables you to redeem ticket benefits online for tickets to the community theater productions. Again, Flex Passes are good for entry to C.A.T.S. Community Theatre Productions only.

October 13, 19 & 20 at 7:30 p.m.
October 14 & 21 at 2:30 p.m.

CHARLOTTE’S WEB is one of the most entertaining and heartwarming plays ever written. This play will feature cast members of all ages and it tells the story of Wilbur, an adorable little pig; Fern, a sweet young girl who saves Wilbur from slaughter; Charlotte, a kind-hearted, motherly, gray spider; and all of Wilbur’s barnyard pals who help make Wilbur into the most famous pig in the county.

Sponsored by:
Williams Enterprises of South Hill, Inc.
Watkins Hearing Aids Center &
J.A. Barker Construction Company

Monday, October 15 - 6PM
Tuesday, October 16 - 6PM
  • Casting for ages 8 and up.
  • All roles are available.
  • Cold readings will be required for speaking roles.
  • Be prepared to sing a short song selection if auditioning for a main role.
  • Accompaniment tracks will be available if singing a song from SCROOGE. If singing a song that is not from the show, please be prepared to provide your own accompaniment.
  • Performance dates are: December 8, 14 & 15 at 7:30PM with Sunday performances on December 9 & 16 at 2:30PM.
  • Please be sure you are available for all performance dates prior to auditioning.
  • Rehearsals generally take place on Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday evenings, and on Sunday afternoons.
  • Many cast members will not need to attend every single rehearsal. A rehearsal calendar will be handed out once the show is cast.
  • All rehearsals in the final two weeks prior to opening will be mandatory for all cast members.
  • There will be no scheduled rehearsals during the week of Thanksgiving.
  • If you have questions about the audition process, rehearsals, performances, or if you need assistance with obtaining accompaniment tracks for your audition song, please contact Douglas Wright at (434) 262-4170 or via email at


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