Also the interim managing director at the Barter Theatre, Wratchford will begin her appointment at Viriginia Rep in a hybrid capacity.
Whiteway has served the Richmond theatre community for 48 years.
The Richmond theatre, which announced a new tripartite leadership structure last fall, has filled all 3 spots.
Roots’s focus will be on leading community efforts at the Richmond-based company.
Katrinah Carol Lewis and Steve Perigard will share responsibilities for six months.
Pandemic programming at Barter Theatre and Cadence Theatre Company comprises drive-in performances and short-film commissions, respectively.
Also on the slate are ‘Fences,’ ‘Parade,’ and ‘Freckleface Strawberry.’
Virginia Rep’s new show for kids takes inspiration from the iconic ‘I think I can’ tale, whose roots are deeper than even its makers knew.
The lineup includes 15 shows, with new plays, musicals, and TYA offerings.
The lineup will include musicals, plays, children’s fare, and touring productions.