Trackside Theater: 2024 Season & Beyond

March 17, 2024



Trackside Theater has some big plans in store for the coming months, all the way into early 2025.

First up …

Spring — Charlotte's Web

The beloved and timeless classic, Charlotte's Web, adapted for the stage by Joseph Robinette and based on the book by E. B. White, is already in rehearsals with a local cast of all ages. This talented cast will perform the play with six shows in late April and early May.

April 26 & 27 and May 3 & 4 at 7:30 pm
April 28 and May 5 at 3:00 pm

Summer — The Rainbow Fish

Based on the internationally bestselling children's book, The Rainbow Fish is an energetic children's show that explores the ideas of how one wants to be seen and remembered — by being beautiful or by being kind — and shows that the magic of beauty is best experienced by sharing it with others.

Auditions will be held May 20 and 22, 2024.

July 19 & 20 and 26 & 27 at 7:30 pm
July 21 and 28 at 3:00 pm

Fall — Mystery or Drama?

Our Fall show is yet to be decided. In the running are Murder on the Orient Express, Our Town, and Calendar Girls. Let us know in the comments which one you'd like to see and whether you would like to join us on stage as an actor or behind the scenes as a crew member.

Auditions will be held in midsummer.

September 6, 7, 13, and 14 at 7:30 pm
September 8 and 15 at 3:00 pm

Winter Holidays — The Night Before the Night Before Christmas

The Night before the Night Before Christmas, Image by Janell E. Robisch (generative AI)

This winter, we'll showcase the humorous and touching play The Night Before the Night Before Christmas by Cricket Daniel.

"Lou has wrestled with a big ball of tangled Christmas lights for the last time! He is grabbing the sunblock, his Elvis in Paradise album, and his wife Carol, and hopping on the Pineapple Express to Hawaii! Escaping New Jersey, the freezing cold, his nutty family, and most of all the holidays is exactly what Lou plans to do. However, a freak snowstorm leaves the couple stranded in the airport and their dream of sipping Pina Coladas on the beach is in peril. Will a couple of unexpected characters help restore Lou’s Christmas Spirit in the St. Nick of time?" (from

Auditions will be held in the early fall.

December 6, 7, 13, and 14 at 7:30 pm
December 8 and 15 at 3:00 pm

Valentine's Day 2025 — Launch Day (Love Stories From the Year 2108)

This Valentine's Day, have a fun, quirky, and romantic show set in the year 2108.

"A brilliant engineer has decided to leave our ailing planet on a mission to colonize another world. Her ex-boyfriend believes the Earth—and their relationship—can be saved, but first he must convince her to stay … and hope his new robotic arm doesn’t ruin everything. Told through a series of two-actor scenes, Launch Day (Love Stories From the Year 2108) follows six couples struggling with relationship issues in a high-tech but perilous future. Other characters include a starving artist who has agreed to let an advertising firm insert a computer chip in her head; a devoted zookeeper fighting to protect Sandy the pandaroo, her favorite genetically engineered creature; and a lonely construction worker enlisted to help a desperate woman with a task that may or may not be murder—killing her AI supervisor. " (from Dramatic Publishing)

Auditions will be held in December.

February 7, 8, 14, and 15, 2025, at 7:30 pm
February 9 and 16, 2025, at 3:00 pm

Join us for one or all of these shows! Look for updated news here on our website and on our Facebook page. We can't wait to see you!

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Trackside Theater

32B East Main Street
P.O. Box 614
Luray, VA 22835

Blue Ridge Youth Theater dba Trackside Theater is a 501(c)3 corporation.

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