Are you wondering how Santa gets his sleigh all the way around the world in one night while you can’t find your car in the mall parking lot? It’s time to relax and enjoy Roadside’s Christmas in Appalachia!
Roadside Theater makes: Original Appalachian Plays; Inter-Cultural Collaborative Plays; and Plays that Incorporate Professional, Folk, and Amateur Artists
A growing collection of Roadside's playmaking and community cultural residency methodology
What happens when William and Mary College students and local residents explore Williamsburg's 1950's Civil Rights era history through the stories of local residents?
Artists from two rural communities, Choteau, Montana and Whitesburg, Kentucky, conduct a cultural exchange and playwriting project and two plays are written and performed for each others' audiences.
Promise of a Love Song, a collaboration with Junebug Productions and Pregones Theater -- New Orleans, The Bronx, and the Cumberland Plateau meet on the subject of love.
New Ground Revival, a musical play with 28 songs and featuring the Mullins Family Singers of Dickenson County, Virginia
Leaving Egypt tells the story of an Appalachian family facing the loss of their ancestral homeplace circa 1969.
South of the Mountain traces the lives of two generations of an Appalachian family living on a small farm as agrarian life gives way to coal mining and industrialization.
Pretty Polly, Roadside's first musical play, created musical compositions and harmony singing that became hallmarks of the ensemble's performances.