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Who We AreWilliamsburg Dinner Theatre
is the Pantas family’s newest venture and are starting the summer season off with the Grand opening of this Theatre. We believe all of our collected experiences, talent, positions, jobs and passion have brought us to this amazing location and are looking forward to becoming a strong part of it’s foundation.read more
Thank You for a Successful Grand Opening !!
THANK YOU TO OUR AUDIENCE & FANS!
Thanks to you, our Grand Opening was so successful, we wanted to share our happiness.
If you haven't bought your Tickets yet, Book Online Now!~OR~ Call our Toll Free Number 1-844-869-7469 (844-8MY-SHOW)
July 10th, Grand Opening Night!
Come out for our Grand Opening celebration July 10th!! Book Now!03
Another Great Night!
We had another Great Night! Don't miss our next performance. We are performing live every Friday throughout the Summer. Book now before reservations are sold out! You don't want to miss this night of Amazing Greek Food, Fun, and Hilarious Comedy!30
Amazing Preview Night!
Wow! What a Great Show to a Packed house. Thank you to everyone that came out to our Preview Event. The food was great, the cast loved the audience participation, and everyone had an Awesome time. Please get the word out and invite your friends and family to book Now! Seating is limited. We look forward to seeing you Soon!28
WoW, So much more to do
Oh my goodness, there still so much more to do before opening night, but the cast and crew are ready to entertain you! Book Now on Squareup! We are saving a Seat for You!!13
We are looking for some fresh, energetic and friendly faces to perform in our summer production of "My Big FAT Greek Murder"! See the "Actors" section for more details.01
Open audition notice will be coming soon. Are you ready for Murder? Mystery? and Intrigue? Then come out and be a part of the Action. More Casting Calls will be announced soon, so keep checking.
Aliki Marie Pantas
Aliki Marie Pantas is an artist who shares her time between the theatre world and film industry of Hampton Roads. A passionate Director, Instructor and Coach for The Hurrah Players, and an Instructor and Director for SEE-COOP Aliki is currently a part of the teaching staff at the Actors Place, she provides private instruction and coaching for children and adults and works part time with Hutson Talent Agency. Aliki has been involved with productions for Generic Theater, Venue on 35th Street, Little Theatre of Norfolk & VIrginia Stage Company. She has had the honor of securing credits as Producer, Actor, Casting Director and Locations Scout for various local film productions. She holds a BA in Theatre from Old Dominion University.
Glenn Semones may be the newest member of our team but he is also one of the strongest. Often attaining super hero status with this family, his talents know no bounds. As our IT guru, marketing consultant, videoagrapher and film director, his energy is limitless and his patience could earn him Sainthood. He is a more than a welcomed addition and we are Blessed to consider him a part of us.
Constantina Moody was the youngest member of this team until she and husband Cory graced us with tiny baby JAM.
Baby JAM is our Mascot, Cory is our Musician and Business Analyst and Constantina is one of our Writers and Collaborators. She has been involved in the Theatre world since she was a munchkin at five years old. Her favorite roles would include Lauren in “Circle, Mirror, Transformation”, Young Attosokomiski in 1607, The youngest Indian in Peter Pan, Adelaide in Guys and Dolls, and Christine in Phantom. She has appeared in episodes of Wicked Attrations, Monsters, and Happily Never After. She thanks God for his Blessings and for making her family a part of this loving team.
George Pantas (Producer/Actor) brings many years of experience in producing, marketing, and acting. His love of the screen and stage from an early age has led him to produce and be a featured player in a variety of comedy plays set in a dinner theatre style setting such as “In Search of a Liar”, “A Really Big Dummy” and “The Lazy One”. More recently, “My Big Fat Greek Island Wedding”, “Return to the Island” and “The Island Brothers” were all performed to sold out audiences.
George is excited to bring new, fresh, vibrant talent to our area in this newest production of “My Big Fat Greek Murder”.
JoAnn Pantas (Producer/Actor) Thanks to God for the Blessings that he has bestowed on her and for this amazing opportunity to not only share and create art but to do it in such a historically important location. During her first visit to Virginia JoAnn fell in love with this area as her (now) husband, George brought the stories of battles and discoveries to life on the fields of Jamestown & Yorktown . We hope to do the same for generations to come as we also share God’s love and word along the way. With a theatrical background spanning 40 years, this theatre is a dream come true and she doesn’t know of another team she would rather be a part of. There is no greater joy in her life than to work and play and grow with her family and this company allows them to do all of that and more. Thank you for being a part of their journey and for allowing them the honor of entertaining you, serving you food for thought (and pleasure) and hopefully making you smile.
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Current ShowsMy Big FAT Greek Murder
“My Big Fat Greek Murder”read more
a Killer Comedy written by Nita Hardy
Take my Big Fat Greek wedding, add Murder, Mystery and Intrigue and you’re there! Join us for The Wedding rehearsal dinner where lots of famous Greeks are in attendance. Don’t be surprised if the main selection on the buffet is Murder….Greek style!
- Check out this article we had in the flagship!
Thank you Flagship Newspaper!!! Only 7 more shows left to catch MY BIG FAT GREEK MURDER!
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Menu, Venue & PhotosMenu:
A Grand Buffet meal for your dinning pleasureread more
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Classic Greek Salad: crisp lettuce, tomatoes, cucumbers, onions, feta cheese and Kalamata olives dressed with Greek Vinaigrette
Succulent pork tenderloin or beef entrée
Plump & Tender poultry entree (chicken or turkey)
Mouthwatering local Baked fish entree
Flavorful Greek Dishes (included on buffet):
Pastitsio. A Creamy cheesy baked pasta dish with ground beef, noodles, cheese and light tomato sauce topped with a béchamel sauce
Spanakopita. rich spinach pie with feta cheese, spinach, onions and herbs layered in filo dough
An assortment of side dishes (House Choice):
Aromatic grilled vegetables
Coffee served at your table with a choice of two Greek favorites:
Baklava. Walnuts, butter and cinnamon layered in filo dough and soaked in honey syrup
Revani. Fluffy and moist Greek cake soaked in honey syrup
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Alex Godschalk (Billy & others)
Alex Godschalk is thrilled to be joining Williamsburg Dinner Theatre! Alex was last seen at the Fort Lee Playhouse where he played as the "Young Fool" in Big River and "Mike Nulty" in White Christmas. A Chesterfield County second-grade teacher by day, Alex has also recently appeared in Born Yesterday ("Paul"), The One-Act Showcase, and Annie Get Your Gun at Henrico Theater Company. Many thanks go to his supportive family and friends!
Dana Braxton (Sophie & others)
Dana J. Braxton has been acting professionally for the past 7 years gracing stages all over the world. Having trained in London/Russia/NY she has now returned to her hometown to put those skills into practicum. This is Dana's Dinner Theater Debut!
Vincent comes to Williamsburg Dinner Theatre from a diverse performing background. Starting with vocal performance, then theatre, then musical theatre, he is now a Dance and Choreography major at Virginia Commonwealth University. He started his theatrical career with The Hurrah Players in Norfolk. From there, he moved on to study dance in college. He has performed in many shows with The Hurrah Players; he has performed repertory from Isadora Duncan, one of the progenitors of modern dance, in dance festivals; he has performed with Doug Varone and Dancers, a current powerhouse in the modern dance world, at the 92nd Street Y; he has performed, taught, and choreographed for Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp and other summer programs for young performers; and he has performed and choreographed for the Department of Dance at VCU, both in Richmond and in Noto, Sicily. He is currently teaching Pilates and honing his dance and theatrical skills in Richmond, but is very thrilled to have the opportunity to perform here in Williamsburg. Performing is his passion, and he is very excited to be able to share that passion with Williamsburg Dinner Theatre!
Aliki Marie Pantas (Moola & Others) is so happy to be onstage again! The past 3 years she has been working in the film industry as a Producer & Casting Director, but the stage will always be her first love! Some regional credits include: 1607: First Landing (original cast plus 2 years), aDreamPlay (Daughter & others), Persephone Wept (She Who Was Persephone) Letters For a Young Girl (Margot), Steel Magnolias (Ouiser) & Musical Comedy Murders of the 1940s (Bernice). Featured TV Credits include Pretty Bad Girls, Happily Never After, & Monsters & Mysteries of America.
George Pantas (Poppy and others) is extremely happy to be playing the part he was born to play: That of a boisterous Greek father proud of his Greek heritage and culture. George has loved the theater and acting from an early age. After all the word “theater” is a Greek word and everyone knows that the Greeks invented theater!
Through the years, he has acted in local theater productions playing a variety of supporting and major roles. Cast as ”George”, one of the leads in “My Big Fat Island Wedding”, as “Theo”, another lead in “Return to the Island” and as “George” in “The Island Brothers” were roles that he will cherish forever.
He is extremely grateful for the opportunity to have learned under the great Hugh Copeland from the Hurrah Players, Virginia’s leading family musical theater company in such productions as “Willy Wanka and the Chocolate Factory” playing “Mr. Jopeck” and the “Sound of Music” as the evil “Hans Zeller”.
Film and television have always fascinated George and he was very fortunate to have stared in several local television commercials, and as a featured extra in two television mini series: “A woman named Jackie” and “Vanishing Son” and the independent film “Prison to Praise”.
George is very proud of his supporting work in the television shows: “Wicked Attractions” and “FBI: Criminal Pursuit”.
George’s longest continuing role (7 years) has been that of Vanguard Championship Wrestling’s the “VCW Commissioner”; a role that he has originated and is very proud of.
A born educator and entertainer, George loves teaching his students at Hampton High School and the public at large as a contributing entertainment and sports writer to the military paper “The Flagship” and as the Master of Ceremonies “ (The Voice) of both the Norfolk and Newport News Greek Festivals.
George thanks God for his continued blessings and the unconditional love of his family. He is super excited to be sharing his Greek culture with everyone attending “My Big Fat Greek Murder”. OPA!
JoAnn has been “back stage” for most of her theatrical career and her favorite role was teaming up with her daughter Aliki to be her stage manager, producer and co-teacher with the Hurrah Players. Then in approximately 2008 she was dragged on stage to play Erma Slocum, a church lady in Best Christmas Pageant Ever, and it changed her life forever! She has gone on to play various roles including appearances in episodes of Wicked Attractions and Happily Never After. She thanks that director, Aliki, and Hugh Copeland for opening a new world for her and her family. she also thanks God for his many Blessings and love and Connie, Aliki and George for their love and support. Lastly thanks to Angel for her unconditional love and forgiveness. for leaving her home alone during these productions.
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Our LocationWilliamsburg Dinner Theatre
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5351 Richmond Road
Williamsburg, VA 23188
Phone: (844) 869-7469 or (844) 8MY-SHOW
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MoreWilliamsburg Dinner Theatre
Williamsburg Dinner Theatre is the Pantas family’s newest venture and are starting the summer season off with the Grand opening of this Theatre. We are located within the Quality Inn Hotel and are part of the Williamsburg Historic area.
We have partnered with Quality Inn & Suites and their amazing in-house Cooking Staff for a true fine dinning experience as they prepare sumptious mouth watering dishes for our Buffet and your pleasure.
We believe all of our collected experiences, talent, positions, jobs and passion have brought us to this amazing location and are looking forward to becoming a strong part of it’s foundation.
With over 20 years combined experience in the world of Theatre, we have dabbled in many genres including children’s theatre, experimental, classical, contemporary and musical. We plan to bring that varied experience to the Williamsburg venue and offer a variety of genres, not just murder mystery, throughout the season. We are building a company that will have both the tourist and local patrons interest at heart.
We are a year round Experience and will showcase a different production for each season. Our Premiere piece is “My Big Fat Greek Murder”, a killer comedy written by Nita Hardy.
As a full service Company we offer several different production packages for both on and off site use. If you are a corporation looking for a team building experience, someone looking to plan that fun and different birthday party experience for a child or adult, a school in need of an acting troupe to bring a historical event play to your school, an organization looking for a fund raising event, we can help you. Whether it be at our home base location of the Quality Inn or bring the show to you in a suitcase, we welcome the opportunity to make your event a special one and fill any theatrical needs you may have.
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MoreMy Big FAT Greek Murder
Welcome to a night of intrigue as you try to solve the murder yourself for prizes, laughs and fun! Join us for “My Big Fat Greek Murder” - another rollicking killer comedy by Nita Hardy
In this funny, charming play, everyone in the world (of importance) is GREEK! Take My Big Fat Greek Wedding, add murder, mystery and intrigue and you’re there! Join us for a wedding rehearsal dinner where lots of famous Greeks are in attendance; you might even know some yourself! Don’t be surprised if the main selection on the buffet is Murder….Greek style!
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