Meredith Dayna Cope-Levy’s play “Decision Height” has been produced more than 100 times. Now “The Bread Baking Play” has been honored by the O’Neill National Playwright Conference.
The board discussed going back to the consulting firm that had proposed several school-closing scenarios and asking it to find more cost savings.
The show has been a staple at Poplar Forest but missed performances in 2020 due to COVID and last year due to a Broadway touring show. Now it’s back with some changes.
Across the country, plays with LGBTQ characters and themes are stirring controversy in school productions. That’s what happened when Heritage and E.C. Glass high schools staged “The Prom,” and Councilman Misjuns criticized the show for “anti-Christian sentiments.”
A petition attempting to disqualify Tim Griffin from the House District 53 race on the grounds he didn’t meet residency requirements failed. The Bedford County registrar said he should be registered “where he sleeps at night,” regardless of the building’s zoning.
A 390-acre farm in Northern Bedford County is one of the latest land parcels in Virginia to be protected under a conservation easement. The easement prevents development of the land, which is currently home to forests and a farm, even after it is sold.