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    Juneteenth Virginia to Hold Auditions in Portsmouth

    Healing the Wounds of Slavery Without Shame or Blame Press Contact: Sheri Bailey For Immediate Release Email: juneteenthVA19@gmail.com Phone/Text: 757.606.0569 Portsmouth, VA (www.juneteenthva.org) – The Portsmouth Theatre Academy will hold auditions and interviews 12noon – 4pm on Friday, April 30th, Saturday, May 1st, and Sunday, May 2nd in the Parish Hall of Trinity Episcopalian Church …

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    Portsmouth Theater Academy Announces 20-21 Show Schedule

    Summers in Suffolk – 6 Plays in One The Portsmouth Theater Academy, Portsmouth’s newest performance group, will produce all six plays in local playwright, Sheri Bailey’s Summers in Suffolk.  Shows begin in October and continue monthly through March.  The Academy took over the old Colony Theater located on High Street in Olde Towne Portsmouth.  The …

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    Spirited Revelry for Nearly 300 Years In Portsmouth, even nightlife has a history! High Street is a central part of the Downtown Portsmouth National Historic District.  It represents the town center, commercial core of  what everyone now calls Olde Towne.  If the National Register actually recognized drinking places, then the High Street corridor, along with a …