Limelight, Sept. 12-16

Editor’s note: With Hurricane Florence headed our way, many activities scheduled over the next several days have been canceled. These events were still happening, as of deadline.

And the Home of the Brave: In celebration of Constitution Day, enjoy a performance of patriotic music on modern and early brass instruments. 4:30 p.m. Monday at the Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg. Included with museum admission.

“Shakespeare in Love”: The Williamsburg Players present a fictionalized account of William Shakespeare writing “Romeo and Juliet” and falling in love during the process. 8 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday, 2 p.m. Saturday at the James-York Playhouse, 200 Hubbard Lane. Tickets are $20 for adults, $12 for students, available at or by calling 229-0431. The Williamsburg Players will announce cancellations/postponements due to Hurricane Florence at 3 p.m. Wednesday.

“La Traviata”: Opera in Williamsburg returns with Giuseppe Verdi’s tragic classic 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Kimball Theatre. The theater is closed Friday and Sunday due to Hurricane Florence. An alternative venue for Sunday’s show is being sought. Tickets are $52, $47 for seniors, military, first responders, teachers and college staff or $15 for students, available at

Revolutionary in Residence: Pulitzer-prize winning historian Gordon Wood will moderate “Friends Divided: A ‘Revolutionary in Residence’ Conversation” with young Thomas Jefferson and President Thomas Jefferson, where the pair will reflect on Jefferson’s friendship and rivalry with John Adams 2 p.m. Saturday in the Hennage Auditorium.

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