About Us

For nearly two decades, Providence Players of Fairfax has built one of the region’s best community theaters: an award-winning, community-supported, membership theater company committed to providing quality, affordable theater to the residents of Fairfax and the greater Washington and Northern Virginia area.

Matt Ames in “Twelfth Night”

We are extremely proud of what we have accomplished. We have a growing audience and stable financial base. This is largely due to the support of our donors, members, volunteers, and patrons. If you are one, we thank you!

So, if this is your first visit to our site or you are a frequent visitor, we hope that it provides you the information you need to make your visit to one or many of our performances an enjoyable one.

Thanks again for visiting and we look forward to seeing you at the theater soon!

Janet Bartelmay


To provide an entertaining and affordable quality theater experience in the greater Fairfax community while providing an opportunity for Fairfax area residents to participate in all aspects of theater production.

Core Values

The Providence Players of Fairfax has a:

  • Commitment to artistic excellence – strive for excellence and stretch itself artistically in all of its theatrical productions.
  • Commitment to participation and learning – creative expression and personal fulfillment through opportunities to learn about theater, to teach, to perform and to support the productions.
  • Commitment to our member community – development of a cohesive community of member artists by supporting our current members and their families, and by reaching out to welcome newcomers to the troupe that best represent the diverse community we serve.
  • Commitment to the broader community – using our talents in the theater arts to make the James Lee, Fairfax community, the northern Virginia and Washington area communities a better place to live.

Financial Information

Treasurer’s Report for 2013
Treasurer’s Report for 2012
Treasurer’s Report for 2011

IRS 990 Form 2013

A Volunteer Driven Organization
On average, each production is supported by no fewer than 60 volunteers: producer, director, actors, set/light/costume designers, set construction, production crew, and house management volunteers. Join us!

Serving our Community
PPF is committed to its community and primarily supports the Northern Virginia area with a particular focus on Alexandria, Annandale, Arlington, Fairfax, Falls Church, and Vienna.