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April 21, 2023 in News

Garden & Gun Features Barter | “7 Historic Southern Theaters That Play On”

"Long before Netflix and YouTube were even thought of, Southerners sought entertainment in flamboyant theatrical halls and ornate opera houses. Through a combination of talent across their stages, ingenuity, and…
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April 21, 2023 in News

Southern Living Loves Barter Theatre!

Southern Living has named Barter Theatre as one of "The Best Things To Do In Abingdon, Virginia", as well as one of "The South's Best Tiny Towns 2023"!
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February 21, 2023 in Black Stories Black Voices, BSBV Press, News

American Theatre Magazine Features Barter Theatre’s Black Stories Black Voices!

Barter Theatre’s Plan to Create a Black Appalachian Canon How one historically white theatre company in Virginia has invested in reaching new audiences, and fostering writers, of color. BY KAREN SABO…
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November 15, 2022 in Press Release

Barter Theatre Hosts 21st Annual Young Playwrights Festival!

Barter Theatre Hosts 21st Annual Young Playwrights Festival! (Abingdon, VA) — Barter Theatre’s 21st Annual Young Playwrights Festival took place on November 14, 2022 with two performances in the morning…
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November 9, 2022 in Press Release

Barter Theatre Opens Holiday Productions

Barter Theatre Opens Holiday Productions (Abingdon, VA) — As the temperatures cool and we anxiously await the holidays to arrive visitors at Barter Theatre can enjoy two different productions on…
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October 28, 2022 in Barter Shows, Press Release, The Barter Blog

Barter Theatre Announces 90th Season!

Barter Theatre Announces 90th Season! (Abingdon, VA) — Today Producing Artistic Director Katy Brown announced Barter Theatre’s  90th season. In 2023 Barter will produce twelve titles featuring its resident acting…
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