authentic Stories

The names have been changed to protect the guilty


Upcoming Events

Make Plans Now to Join Us


July 30

Oct 10

Auditions, Volunteer & Launch Party 


Sept 1

 I Ain't Made That Way - Keokee High School Alumni Association Reunion - Keokee Gym 

7 p.m.

13714 State Road 606, Keokee, VA 24265  Keokee High Alumni Facebook Page   


Sept 2

Oct 10

I Ain't Made That Way - Appalachia Cultural Arts Center - Appalachia  6 p.m.

Main Street, Appalachia, VA  Appalachia Cultural Arts Center Facebook  

TICKETS $10 | ADVANCE PURCHASE: Call  Gary Bush (276) 565-1386 or

Glenn Gannaway (276) 523-3977

Our Mission

A small, community theatre  supporting the arts and local businesses across the Commonwealth and bringing you the untold stories of the real people of Virginia. Established in 2016.

The Shoestring Theatre Company is supported by the City of Fairfax Commission on the Arts, The City of Fairfax Cultural Arts and Marketing programs, the Board of Directors and staff of the Four Winds at Oakton Home Owners Association, the Keokee High School Alumni Association, friends and family in Southwest Virginia and members of the Shoestring Theatre Company Board of Directors, the cast and communities of Oakton, Fairfax and Big Stone Gap, Virginia.