Signature Speaker Series

Signature Speaker Series

The Wayne Theatre presents Science and History Talks as part of the Signature Speaker Series.

All events begin at 7 p.m. with a Q&A following the presentation. Admission is Pay What You Will. Advance tickets are recommended and may be reserved at no cost.


Upcoming Schedule

  • 11/12/2019: Sustainable Habitat for Bats with Leslie Sturges, President of the non-profit organization,“Save Lucy Campaign”.  VIEW FLYER
  • 1/14/2020: Sustainable Habitat for Bees and Other Pollinators w/ Kal Ivanov, Curator for Invertebrate Zoology at Virginia Museum of Natural History
  • 1/28/2020: The McKenzies: a concert and history of folk instruments all in one (sponsored by Bob & Mary Beirne Nutt)
  • 2/11/2020: Protecting and Restoring the Cowbane Prairie Wetland Reserve w/Tyler Urgo, Shenandoah Valley Region Steward, VA Department of Conservation & Recreation
  • 2/25/2020: Bruce Frank, speaker The history of boxing
  • 3/17/2020: Stream Restoration in the Shenandoah Valley w/Brock Reggi, Specialist with VA Department of Environmental Quality
  • 3/31/2020: Warren Laws: The American Chestnut
  • 4/14/2020: Economic Benefits of Sustainability
  • 4/28/2020: Tree Street Memories – Recollections of a Quintessential Southern Neighborhood

The Science Talks are a partnership with the Virginia Museum of Natural History and the Center for Coldwaters Restoration. The 2019/2020 theme is “The South River-Transformation to Sustainability.”


Upcoming Events

November 15-24: Disney Beauty and the Beast

The Wayne Theatre presents Disney Beauty and the Beast November 15-17 and November 22-24. Show times are 7 p.m. on Friday and Saturday nights with 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday matinees each weekend.

Legally Blonde: The Musical Auditions - November 18-19

A fabulously fun award-winning musical based on the adored movie, Legally Blonde The Musical, follows the transformation of Elle Woods as she tackles stereotypes and scandal in pursuit of her dreams. Action-packed and exploding with memorable songs and dynamic dances - this musical is so much fun, it should be ...

The Importance of Being Earnest Auditions set for Dec. 8-9

Described by the playwright, Oscar Wilde, as a “Trivial Comedy for Serious People.” Plays don’t come any wilder than this classic comedy of manners and morals, secret identities, and all sorts of ridiculous behavior.   It seems that Everyone loves Earnest but no one is really sure who he is. 

November 25: Dailey & Vincent The Joys of Christmas Tour

The Wayne Theatre presents Dailey & Vincent for The Joy of Christmas Tour on Monday, November 25, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets start at $55.

November 30-December 1: Elf Jr. The Musical

The Wayne Theatre presents Elf Jr. The Musical for two performances on Saturday, November 30, at 7 p.m., and Sunday, December 1, at 3 p.m.

December 13: Wilson Fairchild

The Wayne Theatre presents Wilson Fairchild on Friday, December 13, at 8 p.m. Tickets start at $35.

December 20: The Barefoot Movement

The Wayne Theatre presents The Barefoot Movement on Friday, December 20, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $25 for adults and $15 for students.


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