44 Franklin Street, Martinsville, VA 24112


A Message to Our Loyal Supporters:

As the COVID-19 situation has progressed, more guidance has been mandated by public officials to maintain a healthy community. In lieu of productions with an in-person audience, TheatreWorks has been hosting live streamings via Youtube. Sign up now to receive the latest updates on the next performance. You can watch past live streamings here.

We hope you will support future productions in the Black Box as announced! 




"Community Theatre occupies a peculiarly important position in the American theater picture . . . It engages more people in theatrical activity, albeit part-time, than all the rest of the American theatre put together, including schools and colleges."

— Theatre in America: Appraisal and Challenge

In 2004, a group of interested members of the community with backgrounds in theater and dance established TheatreWorks Community Players of Martinsville and Henry County. They recognized the possibilities and potential of Community Theater and what it can mean to the area including economic development, partnerships, and a showcase for local talent. The mission of TheatreWorks Community Players (TWCP) is to enrich and change lives by engaging the people of our community in high-quality theatrical productions and life-long educational opportunities. TheatreWorks has a strong commitment to integrity, inclusiveness, diversity, fairness, excellence, accessibility, accountability, and growth.  TheatreWorks exists to celebrate and nurture creative expression, to foster human communication and understanding, and to delight and challenge our audiences through theatre arts.

All members of the community are invited to be a part of TheatreWorks on stage or behind the scenes, we want you to be a part of the team! Come to the Black Box Theatre and define the role that is right for you.


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