Four County Players

Four County Players is Central Virginia’s longest continuously operating community theater. A nonprofit organization, Four County relies on volunteers for most of its operations.

Founded in 1973, the theater has delighted audiences with a full range of performance experiences. Located in the village of Barboursville, the theater is the cultural hub for the community, serving as both an artistic and educational center. Four County Players is well-known for its masterful musicals, hilarious comedies, and thought-provoking dramas.

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Upcoming Shows and Events

Music and Lyrics by Cole Porter
Original Book by P.G. Wodehouse & Guy Bolton
and Howard Lindsay & Russel Crouse
New Book by Timothy Crouse & John Weidman
Directed & Choreographed by Geri Carlson Sauls
Music Direction by J. Tara Scott
Vocal Direction by Kristin Baltes
March 8th – 31st
On the Mainstage
Purchase tickets now!


News and Announcements


Four County Players and Barboursville Vineyards are excited to announce…


William Shakespeare’s
Directed by ‘Derby’ Thomas
July 12 – 27 at the Historic Barboursville Ruins
This beloved collaboration between Barboursville Vineyards and Four County Players returns in summer 2024! Make plans now to join us for a magical show under the stars, featuring delicious Barboursville wines, local food trucks, and a top-notch production of Shakespeare’s THE COMEDY OF ERRORS — all to be on-site in the beautiful Barboursville Vineyards, at the historic ruins of Governor James Barbour’s mansion, designed by Thomas Jefferson and destroyed by fire on Christmas Day, 1884.
Graphic design by Abby Skolits Design

Announcing auditions for the final production of your 51st season:

New Volunteer Database!
We are excited to announce that we have created a new database for organizing our volunteers and their contact information!
Please help us by filling it out. Ushers, set builders, costumers, stage crew, tech crew, all volunteers, new and old, please fill out our new Volunteer Interest form
so that we may contact you at the next applicable volunteer opportunity. Thank you!


Four County Players is excited to present your 51st Season (2023- 2024!)
A Christmas Carol
Zink: The Myth, The Legend, The Zebra
Anything Goes
Motherhood Out Loud
Click here for details on dates, auditions, and what’s to come!

Black voices matter.
Black hopes matter.
Black dreams matter.
Black lives matter.
Visit the Four County Players Linktree for information on how you can help. 🖤




Four County Players
5256 Governor Barbour Street, Barboursville, Virginia   22923
Phone: 540-832-5355 | Box office hours: Monday to Thursday, 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

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