2013 Best of BeachStreet Historical Show Winner:
In 1706 the Commonwealth of Virginia convicted the first and only woman in its history of the crime of witchcraft. Now, 300 years later, the story is re-told three times nightly, Friday through Sunday, in chilling fashion on the Virginia Beach Boardwalk at 26th Street. In this half-hour mini-musical the story of Grace Sherwood is resurrected with full cast, sets and lighting, and a haunting original score. In this remarkable re-enactment you’ll discover the real story behind the witch hunt that memorized the early colonies, from the accusations to the dramatic conclusion – her trial by water! You’ll discover that what happened in colonial America centuries ago was far scarier than witchcraft.
Three shows per night: 8:30, 9:15, & 10pm.