Plan B Comedy Leftvers Edition

A Sketch Show

November 25, 2017

Saturday at 9pm

Plan B Comedy is coming over for holiday leftovers. Watch Plan B perform some scripted sketch comedy that’ll cure that holiday food coma and leave you asking for seconds! Come check out their unique brand of quick, smart, fun comedy.


A Holiday Cabaret

December 14, 2017 to December 16, 2017

Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 7:30pm

The Z’s annual end-of-year holiday show featuring a diverse collection of divas returns for one weekend only! Celebrate the magic of the holidays with songs both old and new sung by some very talented divas! Put on your best holiday garb or ugliest sweater and watch these Holidivas sweet talk you, serenade you, touch your heart and tickle your funny bone. The perfect show during this cheery, frustrating, festive and chaotic time of year.

Grotesquerie Lake

A New Musical by James Rubio

January 12, 2018 to January 14, 2018

Friday and Saturday at 8pm; Saturday and Sunday at 2pm

When the carnival comes to Youngstown in the summer of 1976, recent high school graduate and aspiring amateur magician Frank gets drawn into the enchanted world behind the curtains. His skill in the shooting galleries makes him a hero to the barkers, carnies, and townspeople as it simultaneously makes him a marked man in the eyes of the wizard behind the carnival’s trickery.

Zeiders American Dream Theater is funded in part by the citizens of Virginia Beach through a grant from the City of Virginia Beach Arts and Humanities Commission.

Sex on Broadway

A Valentine's Cabaret

February 14, 2018 to February 17, 2018

Wednesday, Friday and Saturday at 7:30pm

BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND! The Broadway stage is no stranger to drama, comedy, or sex- and often all three at once! Celebrate Valentine’s Day with the Z with an evening of torch songs, romance, and ribaldry. Our funny, touching, and sexy Valentine card arrives again at the Z for Valentine’s day and the following weekend.

The Green Fields of Americay

A NEW Cabaret

March 16, 2018 to March 23, 2018

All shows are at 7:30pm

A new, specially-written revue-style cabaret re-telling the story of an Irish immigrant couple and their journey from Cork to New York. The ship docks at the Z just in time for St. Patrick’s day!

Performances Run:

March 16 & 17

March 22 & 23

New Theatrical Work

By Meredith Noel

April 06, 2018 to April 08, 2018

Friday and Saturday at 8pm; and Sunday at 2pm

The Z’s emerging artist for 2017-2018, Meredith Noel, creates a new theatrical work exploring exploring women’s issues in a rapidly changing social, academic, and professional environment.

The Orange Ave Project

By Connor Norton

May 25, 2018 to May 27, 2018

Friday and Saturday at 8pm; Sunday at 2pm

This new theater work, created as part of a year-long partnership between the Z and local writer Connor Norton, documents a community’s reaction to the Pulse Nightclub shootings in Orlando in June of 2016.