Legacy of Light Comes to The Lynn Theatre in November

Performances will take place November 11 - 19.


Primary Media Contact: Holly Walker, Public Relations Manager, 804-594-1530

Secondary Media Contact: Heather Busch, Creative Services Manager, 804-594-1532

CHESTER and MIDLOTHIAN, Va. – The curtain is about to go up as The Lynn Theatre at Brightpoint Community College prepares to bring the contemporary comedy Legacy of Light by Karen Zacarias to the stage. Legacy of Light tells the stories of two women, one a mathematician and scientist living in the 18th century and the other a 21st century physicist, as they explore the meaning of love, motherhood, family, art and science. Directed by Zack Owen, Legacy of Light is recommended for audiences age 13 and up. Performances will be held at The Lynn Theatre, located in Trailblazer Hall on the college’s Midlothian Campus (800 Charter Parkway):
November 11 at 7:00 p.m.
November 12 at 7:00 p.m.
November 13 at 2:00 p.m.
November 17 at 7:00 p.m.
November 18 at 7:00 p.m.
November 19 at 2:00 p.m.

General admissions tickets are $10. Tickets are free for current students with a Brightpoint student ID. Online ticket purchase at www.brownpapertickets.com/event/5587550 is encouraged. On performance dates, tickets may also be purchased at the box office, which opens 30 minutes before show time. For directions to the college’s Midlothian Campus, visit www.brightpoint.edu/locations. Questions about the performance, The Lynn Theatre, or theatre programs at the college may be directed to theatreinfo@brightpoint.edu or 804-378-1217. 

Legacy of Light is produced by special arrangement with The Gersh Agency, 41 Madison Avenue, 29th Floor, New York, NY 10010.

Brightpoint Community College, formerly John Tyler Community College, offers more than 80 majors that provide pathways to careers in high-demand fields; transfer opportunities to four-year colleges and universities; and industry credentials and licensures. The college, with campuses in Chester and Midlothian, online classes, and off-campus classrooms, served more than 11,400 students during the 2021-22 academic year. It also assisted approximately 5,700 learners, including more than 2,700 job seekers, through its workforce development division, Community College Workforce Alliance, a partnership between Brightpoint and Reynolds community colleges.