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

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.
Tickets go on sale June 14th for Four County Members and June 17th for the General Public!
Graphic design by Abby Skolits Design


With Geri Carlson Sauls!
July 28
August 4
August 11
August 18
$15 per class
Open to ages 14 and up



News and Announcements


Four County Players is excited to present your 52ND Season (2024-2025)
Not the Same Old Song & Dance

Shakespeare at the Ruins: The Comedy of Errors
Putting It Together
Coney Island Christmas
Tiny Beautiful Things
The Prom
Steel Magnolias

Click here for details on dates, auditions, and what’s to come!

Announcing Auditions for PUTTING IT TOGETHER! 


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
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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