Hylton Performing Arts Center

Skip to Content

Youth Center Stage Camp

Wednesday, Aug 01, 2018 8:00am
Thursday, Aug 02, 2018 8:00am
Monday, Aug 06, 2018 8:00am
Tuesday, Aug 07, 2018 8:00am
Wednesday, Aug 08, 2018 8:00am

Youth Center Stage is kicking the summer off with lots of Musical Theater fun. Sign up online @youthcenterstage.com

Link: youthcenterstage.com

Phone: Call or Text 571.379.7999

email: lcouncil@reallifeproductionsllc.com

...Read More

Disney's "The Lion King Experience Kids"

Friday, Aug 10, 2018 6:00pm
Friday, Aug 10, 2018 7:30pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center Merchant Hall
Presented By: Youth Center Stage

Buy TIckets

Tickets:

Adults (12 and up): $10

Seniors (55+): $7

Children (3-11): $5

Groups (10+): $7

Military: $7

GMU Students: $7

Free lap tickets available at the box office for children 36 months and below.

...Read More

Lion King Jr.

Saturday, Aug 11, 2018 2:00pm
Saturday, Aug 11, 2018 7:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center Gregory Family Theater
Presented By: Lopez Studios, Inc.

Buy Tickets

A lively stage adaptation (for performers ages 10-18) of the Academy Award-winning 1994 Disney film, The Lion King is the story of a young lion prince living in the flourishing African Pride Lands. Born into the royal family, precocious cub Simba spends his days exploring the sprawling s...Read More


Seussical, Jr.

Friday, Aug 17, 2018 7:00pm
Saturday, Aug 18, 2018 2:00pm
Saturday, Aug 18, 2018 7:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center Gregory Family Theater
Presented By: Center for the Arts Pied Piper Theatre

A magical, musical extravaganza is coming to the Gregory Theater.  The Center for the Arts’ Pied Piper Theatre is bringing to life the most exciting, splendiferous, and fantastical presentation of SEUSSICAL, Jr. Join us as we bring to life all of your favorite Dr. Seuss characters, including the Cat...Read More


Gallery Reception: Sub Rosa

Thursday, Aug 23, 2018 6:00pm

Works by Tacy Bradbury 

Featuring wines or beer from Otium Cellars, 8 Chains North, and Bald Top Brewing. 

The Gallery Receptions are free and open to the public, but an RSVP is required. RSVP to smeyer3@gmu.edu

In Sub Rosa, Tacy Bradbury explores the melancholy glamour that can be found in the inte...Read More


Dominion Energy Veterans Guitar Workshop Series

Tuesday, Aug 28, 2018 7:00pm

Summer Workshops

Musicians of all skill levels are invited to bring their own guitar or try one of ours in this monthly summer series of lessons with Glen McCarthy, guitar instructor at George Mason University, who has shared his expertise with the community during Veterans Day events at the Hylton ...Read More


Dominion Energy Veterans Guitar Workshop Series: Level I

Tuesday, Sep 04, 2018 7:00pm
Tuesday, Sep 11, 2018 7:00pm
Tuesday, Sep 18, 2018 7:00pm
Tuesday, Sep 25, 2018 7:00pm
Tuesday, Oct 02, 2018 7:00pm
Tuesday, Oct 09, 2018 7:00pm
Tuesday, Oct 16, 2018 7:00pm
Tuesday, Oct 23, 2018 7:00pm
Tuesday, Oct 30, 2018 7:00pm
Tuesday, Nov 06, 2018 7:00pm

This workshop has reached capacity and is now closed.

The minimum age to participate in guitar lessons or workshops with a parent is 9; the minimum age to participate without a parent in the room is 14; and the minimum age to be left at George Mason University without a parent on the premises during...Read More


Dominion Energy Veterans Guitar Workshop Series: Level II

Tuesday, Sep 04, 2018 8:00pm
Tuesday, Sep 11, 2018 8:00pm
Tuesday, Sep 18, 2018 8:00pm
Tuesday, Sep 25, 2018 8:00pm
Tuesday, Oct 02, 2018 8:00pm
Tuesday, Oct 09, 2018 8:00pm
Tuesday, Oct 16, 2018 8:00pm
Tuesday, Oct 23, 2018 8:00pm
Tuesday, Oct 30, 2018 8:00pm
Tuesday, Nov 06, 2018 8:00pm

This workshop has reached capacity and is now closed.

The minimum age to participate in guitar lessons or workshops with a parent is 9; the minimum age to participate without a parent in the room is 14; and the minimum age to be left at George Mason University without a parent on the premises during...Read More


Veterans Community Art Workshop

Saturday, Sep 08, 2018 1:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center, Scene Shop, Science and Technology Campus
Presented By: Martin J. Cervantez, Master Sergeant, USA (Ret.)

Join us for a community art project – no prior art experience is necessary, and supplies for the class will be provided. Create art through a dot painting in a safe, inspiring community setting with fellow Veterans and Servicemembers. The event is FREE and open to Veterans, Servicemembers, their fam...Read More


Gallery Exhibit: When Art Meets Medicine

Tuesday, Sep 11, 2018 10:00am

Dr. Jesun Lin

September 11 - October 27, 2018

As a medical professional, Dr. Lin heals the physical body every day. Inspired by the beauty of nature that surrounds him, he uses his passion for painting to bring peace to the soul.

About the Artist:
“I take leisurely walks on the hillside near my home....Read More


RESCHEDULED: Gallery Reception: When Art Meets Medicine

Thursday, Sep 13, 2018 6:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center, Lovey Hammel Lounge, Science and Technology, Hylton Performing Arts Center, Buchanan Partners Art Gallery, Science and Tech

This event has been rescheduled for Thursday, Sept. 20.

The Gallery Receptions are free and open to the public, but an RSVP is required. RSVP to smeyer3@gmu.edu

As a medical professional, Dr. Lin heals the physical body every day. Inspired by the beauty of nature that surrounds him, he uses his pass...Read More


LLI: History of the Universe

Monday, Sep 17, 2018 1:30pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center, Gregory Family Theater, Science and Technology
Presented By: Lifelong Learning Institute, Manassas

Instructor: Mark Dodge

This class offers an introduction to the classical view of time and the Universe. Why do we have 24 hours in a day and 60 minutes in an hour? Why do we have the calendar we have? What are planets, and why did they cause such confusion to the ancients? How did we get from the p...Read More


LLI: Understanding Opera

Wednesday, Sep 19, 2018 10:00am
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center, Gregory Family Theater, Science and Technology
Presented By: Lifelong Learning Institute, Manassas

Instructor: Dr. Glenn Winters

The class will introduce students to the first production of Virginia Opera’s 2018-2019 season: Street Scene, a landmark American opera about the elusive American dream. The instructor will present detailed musical and dramatic analysis illustrated with audio and video ...Read More


Gallery Reception: When Art Meets Medicine

Thursday, Sep 20, 2018 6:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center, Lovey Hammel Lounge, Science and Technology, Hylton Performing Arts Center, Buchanan Partners Art Gallery, Science and Tech

The Gallery Receptions are free and open to the public, but an RSVP is required. RSVP to smeyer3@gmu.edu

As a medical professional, Dr. Lin heals the physical body every day. Inspired by the beauty of nature that surrounds him, he uses his passion for painting to bring peace to the soul.

About the A...Read More


Galileo's Science Café: Immigrants to America and Their Contributions to Science

Thursday, Sep 20, 2018 7:00pm

Science for the Community

“Immigrants to America and Their Contributions to Science: An Overview of Recent Data and Policy,” presented by Dr. James Witte, Professor of Sociology Director, Institute for Immigration Research and Director for Social Science; Research by Dr. Michele Waslin, Program Coor...Read More


LLI: Benny and Beyond

Friday, Sep 21, 2018 10:30am
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center, Gregory Family Theater, Science and Technology
Presented By: Lifelong Learning Institute, Manassas

Instructor: Jim Carroll 

Even if you are not a lover of jazz, you will enjoy listening to Jim Carroll, one of LLI’s favorite presenters, as he takes us down memory lane to the big band era. In addition to discussing the Metropolitan Jazz Orchestra and Eddie Daniels’ performance of Benny Goodman, we ...Read More


LLI: Healing Wounded Warriors Through the Arts and Nature

Friday, Sep 21, 2018 1:30pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center, Gregory Family Theater, Science and Technology
Presented By: Lifelong Learning Institute, Manassas

Instructor: Fredrick Foote, M.D.

Dr. Foote will give a multimedia poetry presentation drawn from his book Medic Against Bomb: A Doctor’s Poetry of War. He will also discuss the Walter Reed Arts Program and the Green Road Project, the nation’s largest wild-type healing garden.

Frederick Foote, M.D. (...Read More


Songwriting Series for Military Children

Saturday, Sep 22, 2018 1:00pm
Saturday, Oct 06, 2018 1:00pm
Saturday, Oct 20, 2018 1:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center, Rehearsal Room, Science and Technology, Hylton Performing Arts Center, Lovey Hammel Lounge, Science and Technology, Hylton Performing Arts Center, Conference Room, Science and Technology
Presented By: Center for American Military Music Opportunities (C*A*M*M*O) & the Hylton Center

This workshop has reached capacity and is now closed.

Join us for this three-part series of music and songwriting - no prior experience is necessary.  Create your own song during the series and share it at Celebrating Veterans and the Arts at the Hylton Center on November 10.  The workshop series is...Read More


The Capitol Steps

Saturday, Sep 22, 2018 8:00pm

Subscribe and Save  Buy Tickets

Enjoy an evening of side-splitting political humor before getting out to vote on Election Day! After sold-out performances in previous seasons at the Hylton Center, Capitol Steps return to Merchant Hall at the height of the election season. Audiences love their hyster...Read More


Asha-Jyothi and Notes 'n Beats Music: Destiny

Sunday, Sep 23, 2018 5:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center, Merchant Hall, Science and Technology
Presented By: Asha-Jyothi and Notes n' Beats Music

Buy Tickets

Destiny is a fundraising event offering a variety of music from Classical to Rock to Pop to Bollywood.  Orchestral members courtesy of Mason Music Productions of George Mason University and the students of Notes and Beats Music Studio of Ashburn perform live music from the West and the E...Read More


LLI: The Biology of Life

Monday, Sep 24, 2018 1:30pm
Monday, Oct 01, 2018 1:30pm
Monday, Oct 15, 2018 1:30pm
Monday, Oct 29, 2018 1:30pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center, Gregory Family Theater, Science and Technology
Presented By: Lifelong Learning Institute, Manassas

Instructor: Frank Gregerio

Life forms on Earth are so dynamic and complex that their biology is clearly one of the great mysteries of the universe. This class will lay the foundation of what scientists believe is the history of life on Earth.

Week 1. Development of Life on Earth. How and when do we ...Read More


LLI: George Mason University and the Future of Higher Education

Tuesday, Sep 25, 2018 10:00am
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center, Gregory Family Theater, Science and Technology
Presented By: Lifelong Learning Institute, Manassas

Speaker: Dr. Ángel Cabrera

This forum will cover challenges facing U.S. higher education including:

• The steep and steady decline in public financial support
• The increasing necessity of philanthropy and public-private partnerships

• The rising number of "non-traditional" students
• Critics questio...Read More


LLI: The Book of Job Part 1

Friday, Sep 28, 2018 10:00am
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center, Gregory Family Theater, Science and Technology
Presented By: Lifelong Learning Institute, Manassas

Instructor: The Rev. James Hughes

The Book of Job occupies a prominent place among compositions in the Bible. It is placed in the Hebrew Scriptures but is well known to a wide Christian audience. One reason for its popularity is its universal application to all who read it, whether to a Jewish, Chri...Read More


Aga-Boom

Saturday, Sep 29, 2018 11:00am
Saturday, Sep 29, 2018 2:00pm

Subscribe and Save  Buy Tickets

Three veterans of Cirque du Soleil delight with their unique style of physical comedy, blending silly slapstick with European theatrical whimsy to create madcap mayhem where the laughter never ends. This blast of buffoonery with juggling, stilt-walking, and clowning a...Read More


Chris Jones & The Night Drivers

Saturday, Sep 29, 2018 8:00pm

Buy Tickets

Described by Bluegrass Today as “classy grass,” Chris Jones & The Night Drivers perform a concert full of their signature soulful lyrics and elegant sound. Winner of eight IBMA’s (International Bluegrass Music Awards), The Night Drivers is a quartet with Jon Weisberger on bass, Mark Stof...Read More


Keyboard Conversations® with Jeffrey Siegel: Bernstein Birthday Bash

Saturday, Sep 29, 2018 8:00pm

Subscribe and Save  Buy Tickets

Celebrate Leonard Bernstein’s 100th birthday with piano virtuoso Jeffrey Siegel. This program includes excerpts from West Side Story as well as Bernstein’s intimate Anniversaries. Also included are two pieces by composers who inspired Bernstein: Gershwin’s Rhapsody in...Read More


Matinee Idylls: Gourmet Symphony

Tuesday, Oct 02, 2018 12:30pm

Subscribe and Save  Buy Tickets

Named “Washington Innovators” by DC Modern Luxury in 2016, the Gourmet Symphony team brings its celebrated “culinary-inspired concert” concept to the Hylton Center for the first time. The multisensory experience pairs classical masterworks with creative cuisine in a c...Read More


Metropolitan Jazz Orchestra

Friday, Oct 12, 2018 8:00pm

Subscribe and Save  Buy Tickets

Benny and Beyond

Eddie Daniels, clarinet

Travel back to the era of big bands and dancehalls when Benny Goodman was “The King of Swing” with “Renaissance” clarinetist Eddie Daniels and Northern Virginia’s treasured favorite, the Metropolitan Jazz Orchestra. Benny and B...Read More


Prince William Little Theatre: 9 to 5 The Musical

Friday, Oct 12, 2018 8:00pm
Saturday, Oct 13, 2018 2:00pm
Saturday, Oct 13, 2018 8:00pm
Sunday, Oct 14, 2018 2:00pm
Thursday, Oct 18, 2018 8:00pm
Friday, Oct 19, 2018 8:00pm
Saturday, Oct 20, 2018 8:00pm
Sunday, Oct 21, 2018 2:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center, Gregory Family Theater, Science and Technology
Presented By: Prince William Little Theatre

Subscribe and Save   Buy Tickets

With music and lyrics by Dolly Parton and the book by Patricia Resnick, 9 to 5 The Musical is based on the seminal 1980 hit movie. PWLT presents this hilarious story of friendship and revenge in the Rolodex era that is outrageous, thought-provoking, and even a little...Read More


LLI: Frank Lloyd Wright

Saturday, Oct 13, 2018 10:00am
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center, Gregory Family Theater, Science and Technology
Presented By: Lifelong Learning Institute, Manassas

Instructor: Dan Sherman

This class will honor America’s greatest architect and review his fabulous career that covered almost 70 years. In the nearly 1000 buildings he designed, Wright sought to bring architecture into harmony with the environment. The speaker will cover Wright’s colorful career and...Read More


A Tribute to the Music of Motown

Saturday, Oct 13, 2018 8:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center, Merchant Hall, Science and Technology
Presented By: Brencore Entertainment

Buy Tickets

The delivery, energy and powerful voices of the Brencore Allstars Band never disappoint.  Diverse audiences from 300 miles in any direction from DC have snapped their fingers, tapped their toes and been musically transported to a time when the music of Motown’s Greatest Greats such as th...Read More


Academy of St. Martin in the Fields Chamber Ensemble

Sunday, Oct 14, 2018 8:00pm

Subscribe and Save  Buy Tickets

Glazunov: Idyll
Françaix: Octet
Beethoven: Septet in E-flat Major, Op. 20

Celebrating more than 50 years of musical excellence, this world-renowned chamber ensemble presents a sublime concert of classical masterworks for strings and winds. Unique in the world of chamber...Read More


Manassas Ballet Theatre: Dracula

Friday, Oct 19, 2018 7:30pm
Saturday, Oct 20, 2018 7:30pm
Sunday, Oct 21, 2018 3:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center, Merchant Hall, Science and Technology
Presented By: Manassas Ballet Theatre

Buy Tickets

Manassas Ballet Theatre (MBT) opens its 2018-19 season with the ultimate vampire story – DRACULA. Theatrical and seductive, Merchant Hall stage becomes Transylvania after dark where just one taste of blood guarantees eternal youth. The Kim Reynolds Band accompanies MBT as they weave this...Read More


LLI: You've Got to Have a Dream

Saturday, Oct 20, 2018 10:00am
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center, Gregory Family Theater, Science and Technology
Presented By: Lifelong Learning Institute, Manassas

Instructor: Dan Sherman

This presentation will cover the 40-year career of Oscar Hammerstein and his contributions to American musical theatre. Although well- known as a lyricist, Hammerstein made major contributions to the form of the American musical as a writer of the musicals’ books. The present...Read More


LLI: Estonia

Monday, Oct 22, 2018 10:30am
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center, Gregory Family Theater, Science and Technology
Presented By: Lifelong Learning Institute, Manassas

Instructor: Joyce Johnston 

Contradictions lie at the base of Estonian life. For instance, its schools boast free hot lunch, free college and the most equitable education system in the world, yet a quarter of its people don't even speak Estonian. What kind of a country has soaring test scores and a ...Read More


LLI: A Tale of Two Navies

Wednesday, Oct 24, 2018 10:00am
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center, Gregory Family Theater, Science and Technology
Presented By: Lifelong Learning Institute, Manassas

Speaker: Dr. Anthony Wells

Dr. Anthony Wells’ book, A Tale of Two Navies, is a history and analysis of the unique and enduring relationship between the United States Navy and the Royal Navy. In his presentation, Dr. Wells will highlight the special intelligence relationship between the two navies an...Read More


Galileo's Science Café: From Cyanobacteria Blooms to Clear Water

Thursday, Oct 25, 2018 7:00pm

Science for the Community

“From Cyanobacteria Blooms to Clear Water: The Remarkable Story of the Tidal Potomac River Recovery,” presented by Christian Jones, Ph.D., Professor
Director, Potomac Environmental Research and Education Center George Mason University.  Learn about the latest scientific and...Read More


Veterans History Project Lecture and Interview Workshop

Friday, Oct 26, 2018 10:00am

Register

Presented by the Library of Congress Veterans History Project, Marine Corps Base Quantico Volunteer Program, Lifelong Learning Institute Manassas, and the Hylton Center Veterans and the Arts Initiative

Join us on October 26 for a lecture on the Veterans History Project and to participate in...Read More


AWS Girls' Tech Day

Saturday, Oct 27, 2018 8:00am
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center, Merchant Hall, Science and Technology, Hylton Performing Arts Center, Gregory Family Theater, Science and Technology, Hylton Performing Arts Center, Didlake Grand Foyer, Science and Technology, Hylton Performing Arts…
Presented By: Amazon Web Services

Amazon Web Services will be hosting Girls’ Tech Day - an exciting, hands-on day for girls in 3rd grade and older to touch, experience, and engage with technology; ignite their imagination with new and exciting opportunities; blaze a new path; and connect with mentors in the fields of S.T.E.A.M. (Sci...Read More


CANCELLED: Veterans History Project Lecture and Interview Workshop

Saturday, Oct 27, 2018 10:00am

This event has been CANCELLED but please do attend our Friday, October 26 workshop.

Presented by the Library of Congress Veterans History Project, Marine Corps Base Quantico Volunteer Program, Lifelong Learning Institute Manassas, and the Hylton Center Veterans and the Arts Initiative

Join us on Oct...Read More


Manassas Symphony Orchestra: Symphonic Journey

Saturday, Oct 27, 2018 7:30pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center, Merchant Hall, Science and Technology
Presented By: Manassas Symphony Orchestra

Subscribe and Save  Buy Tickets

The American Prize-winning Manassas Symphony Orchestra (MSO) begins its twenty-sixth concert season with music from Rossini and Tchaikovsky. The symphony is pleased to welcome the Marcolivia Duo, violinist Olivia Hajioff and violist Marc Ramirez in a performance of th...Read More


Chinese Warriors of Peking

Sunday, Oct 28, 2018 4:00pm

Subscribe and Save  Buy Tickets

The whole family will be enthralled by the high-intensity martial arts and breathtaking acrobatics of the Chinese Warriors of Peking. Set during the Ming Dynasty (1368–1644) in the ancient capital Peking, this amazing performance reenacts the annual royal Martial Arts...Read More


Gallery Exhibit: Hidden Narratives

Tuesday, Oct 30, 2018 10:00am

Patrick Sargent

October 30 - December 15, 2018

Hidden Narratives abound in the world around us, but none are as close as the untold stories contained in the clothes we wear every day.  Our clothes carry our personal narratives and history. Through hand papermaking we enable veterans, families and co...Read More


LLI: Lunatics, Lovers, and the Poetry of Shakespeare

Tuesday, Oct 30, 2018 1:30pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center, Gregory Family Theater, Science and Technology
Presented By: Lifelong Learning Institute, Manassas

Instructor: Rick Davis

A Midsummer Night’s Dream is one of Shakespeare’s most beloved and frequently performed plays. Why is that? This lecture will propose that the play touches us so deeply because it portrays a world that seems to be both impossible to imagine and very much in contact with our ow...Read More


LLI: The Book of Job Part 1

Thursday, Nov 01, 2018 10:00am
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center, Rehearsal Room, Science and Technology
Presented By: Lifelong Learning Institute, Manassas

Instructor: The Rev. James Hughes

The Book of Job occupies a prominent place among compositions in the Bible. It is placed in the Hebrew Scriptures but is well known to a wide Christian audience. One reason for its popularity is its universal application to all who read it, whether to a Jewish, Chri...Read More


CANCELLED: Galileo's Science Café: Immigrants to America and Their Contributions to Science

Thursday, Nov 01, 2018 7:00pm
Thursday, Nov 15, 2018 7:00pm

This Nov 1 lecture has been cancelled. (Note to patrons: The original lecture date of Nov 15 was rescheduled to Nov 1. Both dates have now been cancelled. We apologize for the inconvenience and any confusion this may have caused.)

Science for the Community

Presentation by Dr. Tony Stefanidis, Direct...Read More


Nature Visions 2018: Northern Virginia Photography Expo

Friday, Nov 02, 2018 8:00am
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center, Merchant Hall, Science and Technology, Hylton Performing Arts Center, Didlake Grand Foyer, Science and Technology

The annual Nature Visions Photo Expo (NVPE) features an all-day seminar on Friday, November 2nd, led by Thomas Heaton, world-renowned photographer from the UK.  Mr. Keaton will discuss “why landscape photography” and “what is the draw to nature and the great outdoors?” as well as giving practical ad...Read More


Gallery Reception: Hidden Narratives

Thursday, Nov 08, 2018 6:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center, Lovey Hammel Lounge, Science and Technology, Hylton Performing Arts Center, Buchanan Partners Art Gallery, Science and Tech

The Gallery Receptions are free and open to the public, but an RSVP is required. RSVP to smeyer3@gmu.edu

Hidden Narratives abound in the world around us, but none are as close as the untold stories contained in the clothes we wear every day.  Our clothes carry our personal narratives and history. Th...Read More


Celebrating Veterans and the Arts at the Hylton Center

Saturday, Nov 10, 2018 4:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center, Gregory Family Theater, Science and Technology, Hylton Performing Arts Center, Didlake Grand Foyer, Science and Technology, Hylton Performing Arts Center, Rehearsal Room, Science and Technology, Hylton Performing Arts…

Join us for a free, interactive afternoon of celebration and arts experiences for Veterans, Servicemembers, their families, military caregivers, and the community. This free event kicks off its fourth year at the Hylton Center and features community-based resources, interactive music and visual art ...Read More


William Michael Morgan

Saturday, Nov 10, 2018 8:00pm

Buy Tickets

Don’t miss a live family-friendly concert at 8 p.m. by country music artist William Michael Morgan, with an opening performance by artists from the Center for American Military Music Opportunities (C*A*M*M*O). Hailing from Mississippi, American country music singer and songwriter William...Read More


Mutts Gone Nuts

Sunday, Nov 11, 2018 1:00pm
Sunday, Nov 11, 2018 4:00pm

Subscribe and Save  Buy Tickets

Prepare to be bow-wowed! Husband and wife duo Scott and Joan Houghton bring a comedy dog-thrill show like none other. From frisbee and barrel tricks to dance and jump rope routines, these canines rescued from shelters will win you over. These talented canines even inc...Read More


Matinee Idylls: Virginia Opera: A Taste of Opera

Tuesday, Nov 13, 2018 12:30pm

Subscribe and Save  Buy Tickets

12:30 pm. Lunch/1:30 p.m. Concert

The Virginia Opera, honored by the General Assembly as the “Official Opera Company of the Commonwealth of Virginia,” returns with a program of beloved works performed by the Company’s talented young professionals of the Herndon Founda...Read More


NOVA Ballet Nutcracker Tea with Clara

Sunday, Nov 18, 2018 1:00pm
Sunday, Nov 18, 2018 3:30pm

The 3:30 time for this event has been cancelled.

Presented by Northern Virginia Ballet

This elegant afternoon includes a light afternoon tea of beverages and snacks.  Each child will have the opportunity to visit with Clara and other stars from the “Nutcracker,” as well as have a professional photo ...Read More


CANCELLED: Youth Orchestras of Prince William: Illusions

Sunday, Nov 18, 2018 3:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center, Merchant Hall, Science and Technology
Presented By: Youth Orchestras of Prince William

This performance has been cancelled. Please click here for a listing of YOPW’s spring 2019 performances.

Founded in 1981 by the Woodbridge Music Club, Youth Orchestras of Prince William (YOPW) comprises five orchestral ensembles with more than 200 of the most talented youth musicians in the Prince W...Read More


Virginia National Ballet: The Nutcracker

Friday, Nov 23, 2018 2:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center, Merchant Hall, Science and Technology, Hylton Performing Arts Center, Rehearsal Room, Science and Technology, Hylton Performing Arts Center, Scene Shop, Science and Technology Campus
Presented By: Virginia National Ballet

Buy Tickets

Virginia National Ballet presents The Nutcracker —the first of the season!  With beautiful sets, costumes, and special effects, the traditional choreography shines, as a stellar cast of professional award-winning, international dancers and the students of the Virginia National Ballet Sch...Read More


Northern Virginia Ballet: The Nutcracker

Saturday, Nov 24, 2018 2:00pm
Saturday, Nov 24, 2018 6:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center, Merchant Hall, Science and Technology
Presented By: Northern Virginia Ballet

Buy Tickets

The Northern Virginia Ballet presents its traditional and family-friendly version of this beloved holiday classic. Complete with lavish costuming and exquisite, imported sets, the production features the award-winning dancers of the Academy of Russian Ballet with international ballet sta...Read More


Big Band Holiday Swing!

Saturday, Nov 24, 2018 2:00pm
Saturday, Nov 24, 2018 7:00pm

Buy Tickets

Start the holiday season off right with a musical celebration with the Silver Tones Swing Band and friends! Join the powerful Silver Tones and their Andrews Sisters vocal trio as we bring you a combination of holiday favorites and classic big band hits. There will be a designated dance a...Read More


InTune Music Studio: Winter Recital

Sunday, Nov 25, 2018 1:00pm
Sunday, Nov 25, 2018 4:00pm

Buy Tickets

Join the students and faculty of InTune Music Studios in its annual Winter Recital.

Tickets: $10, Free (children 3 and under)

...Read More

Chanticleer

Sunday, Nov 25, 2018 2:00pm

Subscribe and Save  Buy Tickets

A Chanticleer Christmas

Begin the Christmas season with a sumptuous concert of seasonal favorites and classical standards performed by “the world’s reigning male chorus” (New Yorker). The Grammy Award®-winning Chanticleer is loved around the world for its seamless ble...Read More


Black Nativity by Langston Hughes

Saturday, Dec 01, 2018 3:00pm
Sunday, Dec 02, 2018 3:00pm
Saturday, Dec 08, 2018 3:00pm
Sunday, Dec 09, 2018 3:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center, Gregory Family Theater, Science and Technology
Presented By: Creative and Performing Arts Center

Buy Tickets

The Creative and Performing Arts Center (CAPAC) ushers in the holiday season with a glorious celebration of the birth of Jesus Christ wrapped in the much-anticipated, modern and soul-stirring classic Black Nativity by Langston Hughes. More than just a musical, this joyous theater experie...Read More


Manassas Chorale: Silver Noel

Saturday, Dec 01, 2018 7:30pm

Subscribe and Save  Buy Tickets

Find your Christmas spirit at this festive performance of carols and seasonal songs while enjoying familiar sounds of the season and new arrangements accompanied by an orchestra of twenty outstanding musicians. Add the Chorale’s candlelight selections and you’ve got a...Read More


Clara's Christmas

Sunday, Dec 02, 2018 3:30pm

Buy Tickets

Clara’s Christmas is the inspiring interpretation of the traditional ballet, The Nutcracker.  This performance highlights the true meaning of Christmas and will create holiday season memories that last year-round.  The show also includes a choreographed version of Handel’s Messiah – two ...Read More


LLI: F1809 Holiday Pops

Tuesday, Dec 04, 2018 1:30pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center, Gregory Family Theater, Science and Technology
Presented By: Lifelong Learning Institute, Manassas

Instructors: Anthony Maiello and Bryan Kidd

Join Anthony Maiello and Bryan Kidd for an informative discussion about how they select the traditional holiday repertoire for the American Festival Pops Orchestra and for entertaining insights into their own holiday traditions that influence programming f...Read More


Giving Strategies Under the New Tax Law

Tuesday, Dec 04, 2018 6:00pm

Come hear about strategies for giving to charity under the new tax laws, and learn tips for estate planning. Featured speakers include:

  • John Frisch, Alliant Wealth Advisors
    John A. Frisch, CPA/PFS, CFP®, AIF®, PPC™ has over 30 years of experience in the finance industry. He is a CPA, a Personal Fina...Read More

2018 Annual Messiah Sing-A-Long

Tuesday, Dec 04, 2018 7:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center, Merchant Hall, Science and Technology
Presented By: Osbourn Park High School

Buy Tickets

Students from Osbourn Park, Patriot, and Brentsville District High Schools join forces under the direction of OP’s Choir Director, Dominick Izzo, for their annual Messiah Sing-A-Long. Featuring an all-student choir, orchestra, and professional soloists, Handel’s timeless work rings throu...Read More


Manassas Symphony Orchestra: All Creatures Great and Small

Saturday, Dec 08, 2018 3:30pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center, Merchant Hall, Science and Technology
Presented By: Manassas Symphony Orchestra

Subscribe and Save  Buy Tickets

The MSO’s Annual Family Concert is certain to entertain patrons young and old with a concert of delightful music about animals of all sizes. The concert features Jim Beckel’s Waltz of the Animals and concludes with the groups’ exclusive Indoor Light Show Spectacular!

...Read More

Vienna Boys Choir

Sunday, Dec 09, 2018 2:00pm

Subscribe and Save  Buy Tickets

Christmas in Vienna

One of the most revered boys choirs in the world presents its popular Christmas concert at the Hylton Center. They capture the joy and wonder of the holiday season with their exquisite performances of classical masterpieces and contemporary favorit...Read More


Manassas Ballet Theatre: The Nutcracker

Thursday, Dec 13, 2018 7:30pm
Saturday, Dec 15, 2018 3:00pm
Saturday, Dec 15, 2018 7:30pm
Tuesday, Dec 18, 2018 7:30pm
Wednesday, Dec 19, 2018 7:30pm
Thursday, Dec 20, 2018 7:30pm
Friday, Dec 21, 2018 3:00pm
Friday, Dec 21, 2018 7:30pm
Saturday, Dec 22, 2018 3:00pm
Saturday, Dec 22, 2018 7:30pm
Sunday, Dec 23, 2018 3:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center, Merchant Hall, Science and Technology
Presented By: Manassas Ballet Theatre

Buy Tickets

MBT’s The Nutcracker returns for the holidays in a festive celebration for the holidays. Sweet Clara, naughty Fritz, the partygoers and dancing dolls, Drosselmeyer, and the Nutcracker Prince all lead the way through a dreamy journey of fantasy and sweets. Enjoy this magical holiday show ...Read More


Prince William Little Theatre: It's a Wonderful Life, A Live Radio Play

Saturday, Dec 15, 2018 2:00pm
Sunday, Dec 16, 2018 2:00pm
Sunday, Dec 16, 2018 6:30pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center, Gregory Family Theater, Science and Technology
Presented By: Prince William Little Theatre

Subscribe and Save  Buy Tickets

This beloved American holiday classic comes to life as a live, captivating 1940’s radio broadcast. The PWLT ensemble brings a few dozen characters to life on the stage. The story of idealistic George Bailey unfolds as he considers ending his life that one fateful Chri...Read More


Canadian Brass

Sunday, Dec 16, 2018 2:00pm

Subscribe and Save  Buy Tickets

Canadian Brass Christmas

The ever-popular Canadian Brass comes to the Hylton Center with a gift of impeccable music and witty repartee. Renowned for genre-bending versatility and joyous performances, this award-winning brass quintet entertains young and old alike with...Read More


Gallery Exhibit: Ambry

Tuesday, Dec 18, 2018 10:00am

Mandy L. Cooper

December 18 - January 19, 2019

Mandy L. Cooper’s work explores what meaning is revealed through the dissection of a subject, and in creating meaning or corrections with the parts of dissected material through rearranging, reframing or reimagining them. Her project-based works vary fr...Read More


Kalpana Performing Arts Group

Sunday, Dec 23, 2018 5:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center, Gregory Family Theater, Science and Technology
Presented By: Kalpana Performing Arts Group

Buy Tickets

One Mic

The Kalpana Performing Arts Group (KPAG) is excited to produce OneMic, an evening of storytelling. KPAG, the production company that brought you Palki: A Cinematic Stage Drama last year will continue its mission to bring contemporary storytelling to diverse audiences. Everyone ha...Read More


Gallery Reception: Ambry

Thursday, Jan 10, 2019 6:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center, Lovey Hammel Lounge, Science and Technology, Hylton Performing Arts Center, Buchanan Partners Art Gallery, Science and Tech

The Gallery Receptions are free and open to the public, but an RSVP is required. RSVP to smeyer3@gmu.edu

Mandy L. Cooper’s work explores what meaning is revealed through the dissection of a subject, and in creating meaning or corrections with the parts of dissected material through rearranging, refr...Read More


NEWSIES

Saturday, Jan 12, 2019 2:00pm
Saturday, Jan 12, 2019 7:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center, Merchant Hall, Science and Technology, Hylton Performing Arts Center, Rehearsal Room, Science and Technology
Presented By: Center for the Arts' Pied Piper Theatre

Buy Tickets

Pied Piper Theatre brings its high steppin’, sensational production of Disney’s NEWSIES to the Hylton Center stage! It’s the summer of 1899 and New York City’s newsboys are on strike protesting price hikes for the newspapers they are selling. NEWSIES won Tony awards in 2012 for Best Acto...Read More


Dance Etcetera: 38th Annual Winter Concert

Saturday, Jan 12, 2019 7:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center, Gregory Family Theater, Science and Technology
Presented By: Dance Etcetera School of the Arts

For 38 years Dance Etc. School of the Arts, directed by Ann Boyle, has wowed audiences in Prince William County with diverse performances of highly trained young artists. Enjoy their 38th Annual Winter Concert program that includes “Revolt” and “Leave a Light” by Analeah Stamps, “PAC-MAN REMIXED” by...Read More


NEWSIES

Sunday, Jan 13, 2019 3:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center, Merchant Hall, Science and Technology
Presented By: Center for the Arts' Pied Piper Theatre

Today's performance of NEWSIES (January 13) will take place as scheduled.

Dear Hylton Center patrons, 

We are happy to be able to support the Pied Piper Theater's decision to proceed with this afternoon's performance of NEWSIES in Merchant Hall.  The Center for the Arts/Pied Piper Theater management...Read More


Dominion Energy Veterans Guitar Workshop Series Winter Jams

Tuesday, Jan 15, 2019 7:00pm
Tuesday, Jan 29, 2019 7:00pm
Tuesday, Feb 12, 2019 7:00pm
Tuesday, Feb 26, 2019 7:00pm

Due to inclement weather , Guitar Winter Jams is cancelled on Tuesday, January 29, and has been rescheduled for Tuesday, February 26 at 7 pm.

Veterans and the Arts Initiative

Musicians of all skill levels are invited to bring their own guitar or try one of ours in these three winter guitar jam sessi...Read More


We Shall Overcome

Sunday, Jan 20, 2019 3:00pm

Subscribe and Save  Buy Tickets

A Celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Hear the compelling words of the great Martin Luther King, Jr. interwoven with incredible music created by African-American artists during the Civil Rights movement in this inspired production. Conceived and created by the ...Read More


Gallery Exhibit: 8th Annual Prince William County Public Schools Student Exhibition

Tuesday, Jan 22, 2019 10:00am

January 22 – March 9

Featuring expressive and original works of art, this student artwork from Prince William County Public Schools represents the creative talents of students from elementary to high school. The visual arts program in PWCS prepares students to be visually innovative and to develop a...Read More


Galileo's Science Cafe: The Science of How People Change

Thursday, Jan 24, 2019 7:00pm

The Science of How People Change: Stories from Those Who Have Been Incarcerated by Faye S. Taxman, Ph.D., University Professor, Criminology, Law & Society; Director, Center for Advancing Correctional Excellence.  

Learn about the latest scientific and medical discoveries explained by university facu...Read More


The Phantom Tollbooth

Saturday, Jan 26, 2019 2:00pm
Saturday, Jan 26, 2019 4:00pm

Subscribe and Save  Buy Tickets

The beloved and inventive childhood classic book, The Phantom Tollbooth, is brought to life in an original stage adaption. Norton Juster’s original story begins with Milo, who is very bored until a tollbooth mysteriously appears in his room. He decides to drive his to...Read More


8th Annual Gallery Reception: Prince William County Public Schools Student Exhibition

Saturday, Jan 26, 2019 3:00pm

Featuring expressive and original works of art, this student artwork from Prince William County Public Schools represents the creative talents of students from elementary to high school. The visual arts program in PWCS prepares students to be visually innovative and to develop an awareness and appre...Read More


Veterans and the Arts Initiative: Fundamentals of Drawing

Sunday, Jan 27, 2019 1:00pm
Sunday, Feb 03, 2019 1:00pm
Sunday, Feb 10, 2019 1:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center, Rehearsal Room, Science and Technology
Presented By: Veterans and the Arts Initiative

Instructor: Martin Cervantez, Master Sergeant, USA (Ret.)

This class covers the fundamentals of still life drawing and offers opportunity to enhance creative skills during the indoor winter months. Instruction covers materials, composition, blocking in shapes, and completion of a drawing, with demos...Read More


LLI: Steel Magnolias as Contemporary Romanticism

Monday, Jan 28, 2019 1:30pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center, Gregory Family Theater, Science and Technology
Presented By: Lifelong Learning Institute, Manassas

Instructor: Dr. Ken Elston

In this class, the instructor will explain why he considers elements of Romanticism inherent in this contemporary tragicomedy. Works of the Romantic period often established a magical environment for discovery and transformation. Steel Magnolias creates a strongly feminine...Read More


LLI: The Great War in America

Tuesday, Jan 29, 2019 10:30am
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center, Gregory Family Theater, Science and Technology
Presented By: Lifelong Learning Institute, Manassas

World War I and Its Aftermath

Speaker: Garrett Peck

Join author, historian and tour guide Garrett Peck for a discussion around his latest book, The Great War in America. The book is a chronicle of the American experience during World War I and the unexpected changes that rocked the country in its im...Read More


LLI: Understanding Opera

Wednesday, Jan 30, 2019 10:00am
Location:
Presented By: Lifelong Learning Institute, Manassas

A Guide for the Passionate and the Puzzled

Instructor: Dr. Glenn Winters

The class will introduce students to the spring productions of Virginia Opera's 2018-2019 season: Gaetano Donizetti's The Elixir of Love and Giacomo Puccini's Madame Butterfly. The instructor will present detailed musical and d...Read More


The Mason Cabaret presents The Golden Age of Broadway

Friday, Feb 08, 2019 8:00pm

Buy Tickets

Directed by James Gardiner & Erin Gardiner
Musical Accompaniment by Joe Walsh

A perennial favorite, our Musical Theater ambassadors, the Mason Cabaret, return with a fresh line-up of stellar vocalists, offering showstoppers, ballads and duets from the Great White Way. This “Fun-raiser” wi...Read More


LA Theatreworks: Steel Magnolias

Saturday, Feb 09, 2019 8:00pm

Subscribe and Save  Buy Tickets

L.A. Theatre Works

“I would rather have thirty minutes of wonderful than a lifetime of nothing special.” Steel Magnolias brings an entire evening of wonderful to Merchant Hall! L.A. Theatre Works has reimagined this timeless story about the enduring bonds of friendshi...Read More


Matinee Idylls: Piotr Pakhomkin

Tuesday, Feb 12, 2019 12:30pm

Subscribe and Save  Buy Tickets

Piotr Pakhomkin will be performing in place of the Merling Trio.

12:30 pm. Lunch/1:30 p.m. Concert

Russian-American classical guitarist Piotr Pakhomkin makes his Hylton Center debut in this new Matinee Idylls program. A Washington, D.C. resident, Pakhomkim was the onl...Read More


Virginia National Ballet: Aladdin

Saturday, Feb 16, 2019 2:00pm
Saturday, Feb 16, 2019 6:30pm

Buy Tickets

Virginia National Ballet presents Aladdin!  Be transported to exotic lands and follow Aladdin and Jasmine on their journey in this world premiere of Rafik Hegab’s choreography.  This family-friendly production features VNB’s fantastic, international professional dancers, amazing choreogr...Read More


Maybe April

Saturday, Feb 16, 2019 8:00pm

Buy Tickets

Named by Billboard Magazine as “the next emerging trend in country music,” the Americana-folk Indie ensemble Maybe April is electrifying the country music scene with its "lustrous harmonies... the appealing mix of their personalities...winningly under-amplified sound...and sophisticated ...Read More


CANCELLED: Youth Orchestras of Prince William: Dreams

Sunday, Feb 17, 2019 3:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center, Merchant Hall, Science and Technology
Presented By: Youth Orchestras of Prince William

YOPW takes the audience on a magical, musical journey. Enjoy this musical dream performance that begins with the youngest instrumentalists and culminates with the Youth Symphony Orchestra.

Youth art exhibition by Edgemoor Art Studio. Enjoy a complimentary light reception at 2:00 p.m. in the Didlake ...Read More


Galileo's Science Cafe: Earth's Climate

Thursday, Feb 21, 2019 7:00pm

“Earth’s climate, where has it come from and where is it going?” presented by Natalie Burls, Ph.D., Large-scale ocean temperature changes, GMU Department of Atmospheric, Oceanic, and Earth Sciences. Learn about the latest scientific and medical discoveries explained by university faculty.  Free

...Read More

Cirque Mechanics

Saturday, Feb 23, 2019 8:00pm

Subscribe and Save  Buy Tickets

42FT – A Menagerie of Mechanical Marvels

Experience the latest invention from the creative minds of Cirque Mechanics with their signature blend of acrobatics, mechanical marvels, and a good bit of clowning around. This new production tells the story of an iconic 42-fo...Read More


Loudon Wainwright III, Suzzy Roche, Lucy Wainwright Roche

Sunday, Feb 24, 2019 4:00pm

Buy Tickets

All In A Family

Spend an unforgettable evening of harmonizing vocals, guitar, and humorous stories with Grammy Award-winning American Folk legend Loudon Wainwright III and acclaimed singer-songwriters Suzzy Roche and Lucy Wainwright Roche in the Hylton Center EXTRA! performance, All In A...Read More


LLI: Tin Pan Alley

Monday, Feb 25, 2019 10:00am
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center, Gregory Family Theater, Science and Technology
Presented By: Lifelong Learning Institute, Manassas

Songwriters of the Great American Songbook

Instructor: Dr. Darden Purcell

Dr. Purcell will discuss the importance of the Great American Songbook songwriters, composers, and lyricists. She will bring back to life all those wonderful songs we grew up listening to on the radio and on our record players...Read More


Prince William Chamber of Commerce Business Awards

Tuesday, Feb 26, 2019 6:00pm

See pwchamber.org for more information.

...Read More

The Julian Bliss Septet

Friday, Mar 01, 2019 8:00pm

Subscribe and Save  Buy Tickets

Celebrating Gershwin: A Stroll Down Tin Pan Alley

Virtuoso clarinetist Julian Bliss leads his band on A Stroll Down Tin Pan Alley, which explores the treasured sounds of Gershwin and his contemporaries, including a suite from the iconic American opera Porgy and Bess, ...Read More


Veterans and the Arts Initiative: Papermaking Workshop

Saturday, Mar 02, 2019 9:00am
Saturday, Mar 09, 2019 9:00am
Saturday, Mar 16, 2019 9:00am
Saturday, Mar 23, 2019 9:00am

Instructor: Patrick Sargent, USAF (Ret.), Artist, Printmaker, Papermaker

This workshop covers the basic techniques of hand papermaking using rags or old clothes and includes deconstructing materials using the Hollander Beater; pulp preparation; sheet forming; couching; pressing; and drying. Instruct...Read More


Manassas Symphony Orchestra: Tesoros hispanos

Saturday, Mar 02, 2019 7:30pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center, Merchant Hall, Science and Technology
Presented By: Manassas Symphony Orchestra

Subscribe and Save  Buy Tickets

The MSO honors the music and culture of Spanish-speaking countries with music by composers from Spain and Latin America, featuring classical guitarist Adam Kossler performing Joaquín Rodrigo’s famed Concierto De Aranjuez.

We are pleased to offer subscriptions online f...Read More


Ordway Conservatory "Alice in Wonderland"

Sunday, Mar 03, 2019 4:00pm

Buy Tickets

Come join Alice as she ventures into Wonderland and meets the Mad Hatter, the Red Queen, and other characters.  Witness the Ordway Conservatory of Ballet dancers bring these characters to life! 

Tickets: $20 adults; $15 children or seniors

...Read More

Dominion Energy Veterans Guitar Workshop Series

Tuesday, Mar 05, 2019 6:00pm
Tuesday, Mar 05, 2019 7:00pm
Tuesday, Mar 12, 2019 6:00pm
Tuesday, Mar 12, 2019 7:00pm
Tuesday, Mar 19, 2019 6:00pm
Tuesday, Mar 19, 2019 7:00pm
Tuesday, Mar 26, 2019 6:00pm
Tuesday, Mar 26, 2019 7:00pm
Tuesday, Apr 02, 2019 6:00pm
Tuesday, Apr 02, 2019 7:00pm
Tuesday, Apr 09, 2019 6:00pm
Tuesday, Apr 09, 2019 7:00pm
Tuesday, Apr 16, 2019 6:00pm
Tuesday, Apr 16, 2019 7:00pm
Tuesday, Apr 23, 2019 6:00pm
Tuesday, Apr 23, 2019 7:00pm
Tuesday, Apr 30, 2019 6:00pm
Tuesday, Apr 30, 2019 7:00pm
Tuesday, May 07, 2019 6:00pm
Tuesday, May 07, 2019 7:00pm

This workshop series has reached capacity and is no longer accepting registrations.

Veterans and the Arts Initiative

Instructor: Glen McCarthy, George Mason University

Musicians of all skill levels are invited to bring their own guitar or try one of ours in this ten-week series of lessons with Glen ...Read More


Dominion Energy Veterans Guitar Workshop Series: Level II

Tuesday, Mar 05, 2019 8:00pm
Tuesday, Mar 12, 2019 8:00pm
Tuesday, Mar 19, 2019 8:00pm
Tuesday, Mar 26, 2019 8:00pm
Tuesday, Apr 02, 2019 8:00pm
Tuesday, Apr 09, 2019 8:00pm
Tuesday, Apr 16, 2019 8:00pm
Tuesday, Apr 23, 2019 8:00pm
Tuesday, Apr 30, 2019 8:00pm
Tuesday, May 07, 2019 8:00pm

This workshop series has reached capacity and is no longer accepting registrations.

Veterans and the Arts Initiative

Instructor: Glen McCarthy, George Mason University

Musicians of all skill levels are invited to bring their own guitar or try one of ours in this ten-week series of lessons with Glen ...Read More


LLI: Understanding Opera

Wednesday, Mar 06, 2019 10:00am
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center, Gregory Family Theater, Science and Technology
Presented By: Lifelong Learning Institute, Manassas

A Guide for the Passionate and the Puzzled

Instructor: Dr. Glenn Winters

The class will introduce students to the spring productions of Virginia Opera's 2018-2019 season: Gaetano Donizetti's The Elixir of Love and Giacomo Puccini's Madame Butterfly. The instructor will present detailed musical and d...Read More


Manassas Ballet Theatre: A Fantasque Evening

Friday, Mar 08, 2019 7:30pm
Saturday, Mar 09, 2019 7:30pm
Sunday, Mar 10, 2019 3:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center, Merchant Hall, Science and Technology
Presented By: Manassas Ballet Theatre

Buy Tickets

The evening begins with original choreography in Act One – a season highlight. Act Two, La Boutique Fantasque (The Magic Toyshop), tells the story of a world-famous French toymaker who welcomes customers from around the globe to his enchanted shop of dancing dolls who have a love story o...Read More


Prince William Little Theatre: Anne of Green Gables

Friday, Mar 08, 2019 8:00pm
Saturday, Mar 09, 2019 8:00pm
Sunday, Mar 10, 2019 2:00pm
Friday, Mar 15, 2019 8:00pm
Saturday, Mar 16, 2019 8:00pm
Sunday, Mar 17, 2019 2:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center, Gregory Family Theater, Science and Technology
Presented By: Prince William Little Theatre

Subscribe and Save  Buy Tickets

Prince Wiliam Little Theatre presents a refreshing, contemporary telling of the classic story. Stern Marilla and her warm-hearted brother Matthew hoped to adopt a boy to work on their farm. The orphanage sends young, befreckled Anne by mistake and their lives are neve...Read More


9th Anniversary Gala Silent Art Auction Exhibition

Tuesday, Mar 12, 2019 10:00am

March 12 – March 22 

A collection of works of all media from local and regional artists will be up for auction. This exhibition is open to the public, and bidding will be available prior to the Gala. Proceeds from the auction will provide funding to support Hylton Center performances, arts education...Read More


Gallery Reception: 9th Anniversary Gala Silent Art Auction

Thursday, Mar 14, 2019 6:00pm

Gallery receptions are free and open to the public.  Wine and light fare will be served. Please RSVP to smeyer3@gmu.edu.

A collection of works of all media from local and regional artists will be up for auction. This exhibition is open to the public, and bidding will be available prior to the Gala. ...Read More


LLI: Anne of Green Gables

Friday, Mar 15, 2019 10:30am
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center, Gregory Family Theater, Science and Technology
Presented By: Lifelong Learning Institute, Manassas

Prince William Little Theatre: Anne of Green Gables

Instructors: Susy Moorstein and Select Cast Members

Prince William Little Theatre (PWLT) presents a refreshing, contemporary telling of this classic story. Stern Marilla and her warm- hearted brother Matthew hoped to adopt a boy to work on their fa...Read More


Goitse

Saturday, Mar 16, 2019 8:00pm

Subscribe and Save  Buy Tickets

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with “music that’s brimming with energy and creative zeal” (Irish Music Magazine) performed by the popular and multi-award-winning quintet, Goitse (pronounced Go-wit-cha). A leader of a new generation of traditional Irish ensembles, the gro...Read More


Exploring Identity with Women Veterans: Photography Exhibition/Reception

Sunday, Mar 17, 2019 1:00pm
Sunday, Mar 24, 2019 1:00pm
Sunday, Mar 31, 2019 1:00pm

Veterans and the Arts Initiative

Instructor: Danielle Dravenstadt, Photography Instructor, School of Art, George Mason University

Note: the April 7 workshop is the final in this series and will culminate at the end of class in a reception and exhibition of the participants’ work in the Buchanan Part...Read More


LLI: Hallelujah! The Music and Life of Leonard Cohen

Monday, Mar 18, 2019 10:00am
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center, Gregory Family Theater, Science and Technology
Presented By: Lifelong Learning Institute, Manassas

Instructor: Bill Hoyle

“Suzanne,” “So Long Marianne,” and “Hey, That's No Way to Say Goodbye” are a few of the songs written by Leonard Cohen. His most famous song, “Hallelujah,” was released in 1984, but it did not become popular until it was covered by other artists years later. Today there are mo...Read More


Galileo's Science Cafe: Sports-Related Concussion and Kids

Thursday, Mar 21, 2019 7:00pm

“Sports-Related Concussion and Kids: Staying Ahead of the Game,” presented by Shane Caswell, Ph.D. Co-Director, Sports Medicine Assessment Research and Testing (S.M.A.R.T.) Laboratory Athletic Training Education Program; Exercise, Fitness and Health Promotion

Learn about current practices and emergi...Read More


9th Anniversary Gala

Friday, Mar 22, 2019 6:30pm

The 9th Anniversary Gala provides critical funding to support the Hylton Center’s many performances, arts education programs, and outreach initiatives such as the Veterans and the Arts Initiative, and the Hylton Center’s Endowment. Join us for an elegant reception, dinner on the Merchant Hall Stage,...Read More


Party for a Cause: 9th Anniversary Gala After Party

Friday, Mar 22, 2019 8:30pm

Buy Tickets

Join us at the Hylton Center for a great party for a great cause! Just as the 9th Anniversary Gala winds down, the After Party begins! Don't miss the best party in the area - and all in support of the arts! You'll enjoy craft cocktails by MurLarkey distillery, late night snacks and sweet...Read More


Manassas Chorale: Silver Voices

Saturday, Mar 23, 2019 7:30pm

Subscribe and Save  Buy Tickets

The Manassas Chorale and the Voices United Workshop Choir combine resources for a joyful evening of sacred music. Led by Artistic Director Becky Verner and guest Clinician Dr. Rollo Dilworth, over 150 singers will raise the roof in this celebratory program. Come marve...Read More


LLI: S'Wonderful: The Music of George Gershwin

Tuesday, Mar 26, 2019 10:00am
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center, Gregory Family Theater, Science and Technology
Presented By: Lifelong Learning Institute, Manassas

Instructor: Dan Sherman

Although he died at age 38, George Gershwin produced some of the most memorable tunes in the Great American Songbook, in addition to masterpieces such as “Rhapsody in Blue” and “Porgy and Bess.” This class will cover Gershwin’s life and career and include recordings from many...Read More


The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show

Saturday, Mar 30, 2019 2:00pm
Saturday, Mar 30, 2019 4:00pm

Subscribe and Save  Buy Tickets

A beloved classic makes its way off the page and onto the stage. The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show features a menagerie of 75 lovable puppets, faithfully adapting four popular stories by children’s author, Eric Carle: The Artist Who Painted a Blue Horse, Mister Seahors...Read More


Mason Dance Company Gala at the Hylton

Sunday, Mar 31, 2019 4:00pm

Buy Tickets

The Gala Concert is Mason Dance Company’s crowning season event featuring a program of works by contemporary professional choreographers.

This year our guest choreographers will be the Spanish modern ballet dancer and choreographer, and currently artistic director of the Berlin State Bal...Read More


Gallery Exhibit: David Barr

Tuesday, Apr 02, 2019 10:00am

Torn

April 2 – May 18

A series of work that explores color, typography, and pattern in a disruptive out-of-context nature. This body of work looks to tear apart these comfortable safeguards that people find in recognizable and organized patterns to create a new balance and connection with the viewer...Read More


Matinee Idylls: Thomas Pandolfi

Tuesday, Apr 02, 2019 12:30pm

Subscribe and Save  Buy Tickets

12:30 pm. Lunch/1:30 p.m. Concert

His previous Hylton Center performances have enraptured enthusiastic audiences, and now virtuoso pianist Thomas Pandolfi returns to the Matinee Idylls series with a program showcasing his passionate artistry and stunning technique. En...Read More


LLI: What's New at NOVA (Northern Virginia Community College)?

Wednesday, Apr 03, 2019 10:00am
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center, Rehearsal Room, Science and Technology
Presented By: Lifelong Learning Institute, Manassas

Speakers: Dr. Scott Ralls, Dr Chad Knights and Dr. Molly Lynch

10:00 a.m. refreshments
10:30 a.m.-12 p.m. speaker

Northern Virginia Community College is continually working to create programs to meet the needs of students and the workforce. This forum will highlight some of NOVA's new programs and i...Read More


LLI: Legends and Discoveries

Friday, Apr 05, 2019 10:30am
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center, Gregory Family Theater, Science and Technology
Presented By: Lifelong Learning Institute, Manassas

From the Inca Trail to the Galapagos Islands

Instructors: Dr. Rebecca Hayes and Tom Sakole

Dr. Rebecca Hayes and her husband Tom Sakole visited Machu Picchu and the Galapagos Islands last year. They especially wanted to visit the Galapagos Islands because visits to the islands will likely be limited...Read More


Russian National Ballet

Friday, Apr 05, 2019 8:00pm

Subscribe and Save  Buy Tickets

Swan Lake

Be enchanted by one of the most beloved storybook ballets. Pyotr Tchaikovsky’s first ballet, Swan Lake, charms time and again with the stunning grace of classical dance, its breathtaking sets and costumes, and the sublime music of one of the great Russian co...Read More


SOLD OUT: The Seldom Scene

Saturday, Apr 06, 2019 8:00pm

This performance has sold out.

Sometimes irreverent, always entertaining, The Seldom Scene makes a long-awaited Hylton Center debut with their signature sound that has led to an international following and helped launch the progressive bluegrass movement. Today, the band features Ron Stewart on banj...Read More


Exploring Identity with Women Veterans: Photography Exhibition/Reception

Sunday, Apr 07, 2019 1:00pm

Veterans and the Arts Initiative

Instructor: Danielle Dravenstadt, Photography Instructor, School of Art, George Mason University

Note: the April 7 workshop is the final in this series and will culminate at the end of class in a reception and exhibition of the participants’ work in the Buchanan Part...Read More


Raising Voices: Showcasing Opera's Young Artists

Sunday, Apr 07, 2019 4:00pm

Buy Tickets

Showcasing Washington National Opera's Domingo-Cafritz Young Artists and Mason Opera

Some of the best young voices in the nation come to our region to perfect their art and craft. Don’t miss this dynamic showcase of Washington National Opera's Domingo-Cafritz Young Artists and George Mas...Read More


LLI: Prince William County: An Aerial Perspective

Monday, Apr 08, 2019 10:00am
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center, Gregory Family Theater, Science and Technology
Presented By: Lifelong Learning Institute, Manassas

Speaker: Roger Snyder

1:00 p.m. refreshments

1:30-3:00 p.m. speaker 

Roger Snyder is returning to LLI to present a third forum based on his work since his retirement in 2002. He will present and describe recent aerial photographs depicting public and private development that is constantly changing th...Read More


LLI: Rare Earth

Wednesday, Apr 10, 2019 10:30am
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center, Gregory Family Theater, Science and Technology
Presented By: Lifelong Learning Institute, Manassas

Instructor: Dr. James R. Zimbelman

In the last twenty years we have learned that at least thousands of planets orbit stars beyond our Sun, yet very few of these newly discovered planets appear to be similar to Earth. How ‘rare’ is our Earth? This lecture is based around the many factors that contrib...Read More


Gallery Reception: David Barr

Thursday, Apr 11, 2019 6:00pm

Torn

A series of work that explores color, typography, and pattern in a disruptive out-of-context nature. This body of work looks to tear apart these comfortable safeguards that people find in recognizable and organized patterns to create a new balance and connection with the viewer. 

Learn more abo...Read More


Asaph Dance Ensemble: New Beginnings

Sunday, Apr 14, 2019 4:00pm

Buy Tickets

The Asaph Dance Ensemble begins a new era with original choreography that will awaken your heart and inspire your life!

Tickets: $30, $25 adults; $20, $15 children under 12; and seniors 65+

...Read More

Galileo's Science Cafe: Changing the Trajectory of Substance Use and Depression in Virginia

Thursday, Apr 18, 2019 7:00pm

“Changing the Trajectory of Substance Use and Depression in Virginia: A Value, Impact, and Quality (VIQ) Analysis of the Virginia Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral (VA-SBIRT) Project,” presented by Lora Peppard, PhD, DNP, PMHNP-BC Associate Professor; Associate Director for Treatment & Pre...Read More


A Raisin in the Sun

Saturday, Apr 27, 2019 2:00pm
Saturday, Apr 27, 2019 7:00pm
Sunday, Apr 28, 2019 3:00pm
Saturday, May 04, 2019 2:00pm
Saturday, May 04, 2019 7:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center, Gregory Family Theater, Science and Technology
Presented By: The Creative and Performing Arts Center

Buy Tickets

“A Raisin in the Sun,” a lauded drama written by esteemed playwright, Lorraine Hansberry, is set in the aftermath of World War II. It follows the Youngers, an African-American family living together in an apartment in Chicago. Following the death of their patriarch, the family tries to d...Read More


Keyboard Conversations® with Jeffrey Siegel

Saturday, Apr 27, 2019 8:00pm

Subscribe and Save  Buy Tickets

Rags to Riches

Embark on a musical journey with piano virtuoso Jeffrey Siegel. In this program, Siegel guides the audience through music with fascinatin’ rhythms! He will perform Scott Joplin’s Wall Street Rag, I Got Rhythm by Gershwin, elegant waltzes by Chopin, the ...Read More


Virginia National Ballet: Carmen and Life in the Fast Lane

Sunday, Apr 28, 2019 3:00pm

Buy Tickets

Virginia National Ballet presents Carmen and a tribute to The Eagles!  The show opens with a rocking tribute to The Eagles with their most famous hits, and is followed by Carmen which VNB debuted in 2016.  This incredible choreography to Bizet’s famous opera Carmen about the tragic Gypsy...Read More


LLI: Northern Virginia Transportation

Wednesday, May 01, 2019 10:00am
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center, Gregory Family Theater, Science and Technology
Presented By: Lifelong Learning Institute, Manassas

Speakers:

Marty Nohe, Prince William County Coles District Supervisor, and Chairman, Northern Virginia Transportation Authority

Monica Backmon, Executive Director, Northern Virginia Transportation Authority

10:00 a.m. refreshments
10:30 a.m.-12 p.m. speakers

The Northern Virginia Transportation Auth...Read More


American Festival Pops Orchestra: Movie Music Magic

Friday, May 03, 2019 8:00pm

Subscribe and Save  Buy Tickets

It's difficult to imagine bigger-than-life film characters like Darth Vader and Indiana Jones without their iconic musical themes. Since the invention of cinema with sound, Hollywood's film composers have worked their magic behind the scenes to help create memorable m...Read More


Manassas Symphony Orchestra: Beethoven Festival

Saturday, May 04, 2019 7:30pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center, Merchant Hall, Science and Technology
Presented By: Manassas Symphony Orchestra

Subscribe and Save  Buy Tickets

Beethoven Festival

The Manassas Symphony closes the season in a grand way joined by 100 choir students from Osbourn Park HS and other Prince William County Schools on an all-Beethoven program. The concert ends with movements from the master’s Mass in C Major and the m...Read More


InTune Music Studios: Spring Recital

Sunday, May 05, 2019 1:00pm
Sunday, May 05, 2019 4:00pm

Buy Tickets

Join the students and faculty of InTune Music Studios in a presentation of their current repertoire.

Tickets: $10; free for children under age 3 

...Read More

CANCELLED: Youth Orchestras of Prince William: Serendipity

Sunday, May 05, 2019 3:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center, Merchant Hall, Science and Technology
Presented By: Youth Orchestras of Prince William

YOPW’s season closes with a performance featuring all its performing ensembles from the youngest to the oldest. In what seems like a stroke of serendipity, all 200 youth musicians come together in a memorable musical finale of youthful energy and exquisite musicianship. Enjoy a complimentary light r...Read More


Northern Virginia Ballet: Coppelia

Sunday, May 05, 2019 3:00pm

Buy Tickets

NVB presents its version of the 1870 classic comedic ballet about love, magic, and mistaken identity.  Fun for the whole family, the production is supported by imported Russian sets, gorgeous costuming, and the award-winning dancers of Northern Virginia Youth Ballet/Academy of Russian Ba...Read More


Women's Leadership Lunch

Tuesday, May 07, 2019 11:30am
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center, Gregory Family Theater, Science and Technology, Hylton Performing Arts Center, Didlake Grand Foyer, Science and Technology

Attaining the Unattainable, From Determined Mom to PR Powerhouse

Join the Prince William Chamber of Commerce for an empowering afternoon where attendees and others will share 

inspiring stories of success during the table top discussions. Plan to visit the various exhibit booths. Be inspired by spea...Read More


ANNIE

Saturday, May 11, 2019 2:00pm
Saturday, May 11, 2019 7:00pm
Sunday, May 12, 2019 3:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center, Merchant Hall, Science and Technology
Presented By: Center for the Arts' Pied Piper Theatre

Buy Tickets

This rags to riches story of a young orphan growing up during the great depression is an American classic.  Based on the popular comic strip by Harold Gray, this Broadway version of “Annie” with music by Charles Strouse, lyrics by Martin Charnin, and book by Thomas Meehan, made its Broad...Read More


LLI: Why Are There Yellow Buses at the Hylton Center?

Tuesday, May 14, 2019 10:30am
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center, Gregory Family Theater, Science and Technology
Presented By: Lifelong Learning Institute, Manassas

PAK’s Mission of Education 

Facilitators: Claire Machosky and Marit Majeske

Performing Arts for Kids, also known as PAK, is a non-profit organization that works exclusively with the Hylton Performing Arts Center to provide a rich cultural repertoire for school age children. Since 2013, PAK has suppo...Read More


LLI: Space Satellites

Wednesday, May 15, 2019 10:30am
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center, Gregory Family Theater, Science and Technology
Presented By: Lifelong Learning Institute, Manassas

What They Are and How They Benefit the U.S.

Instructor: Gary Jacobsen

This non-technical, unclassified overview of the American space program will focus on nine categories of satellites and the functions that are unique to each. Communications satellites are discussed in depth, along with satellites...Read More


Galileo's Science Cafe: The NASA/New Horizons Flyby of Dwarf Ice Planet 2014MU69

Thursday, May 16, 2019 7:00pm

The NASA/New Horizons Flyby of Dwarf Ice Planet 2014MU69 (Ultima Thule): Our New View of the Outer Solar System, presented by Michael Summers, Ph.D., University Professor; Department of Physics and Astronomy.  Learn about the latest scientific and medical discoveries explained by university faculty....Read More


Manassas Ballet Theatre: The Sleeping Beauty

Friday, May 17, 2019 7:30pm
Saturday, May 18, 2019 3:00pm
Saturday, May 18, 2019 7:30pm
Sunday, May 19, 2019 3:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center, Merchant Hall, Science and Technology
Presented By: Manassas Ballet Theatre

Buy Tickets

This timeless, fairy tale ballet has all the magical elements of a classic – a princess, prince, fairy godmothers, the evil fairy Carabosse, and a beautiful score by Tchaikovsky. All ages will delight in this performance featuring the popular storyline and accompaniment by Manassas Balle...Read More


McKinney Boyd High School Bands Concert

Monday, May 20, 2019 8:00pm

Buy Tickets

Director’s Choice

The McKinney Boyd High School Band performs under the direction of Joe Nunez, Director of Bands, with guest conductor, Anthony Maiello, George Mason University. Located north of Dallas, Texas, McKinney Boyd’s band program includes four concert bands and a color guard/wi...Read More


Gallery Exhibit: Jordann Wine

Tuesday, May 21, 2019 10:00am

Holding and Releasing

Exhibit runs May 19 – July 9

Gallery Reception: May 23 from 6-8 p.m.

Glitter, commonly dismissed as an ordinary craft material, is elevated to a painterly standard as Jordann Wine foregrounds the material’s inherent qualities of holding and releasing light. The childish or gari...Read More


Gallery Reception: Jordann Wine

Thursday, May 23, 2019 6:00pm

Holding and Releasing

Exhibit runs May 19 – July 9

Gallery receptions are free and open to the public.  Wine and light fare will be served. Alcoholic beverages will not be served at the January 26 reception.  Please RSVP to smeyer3@gmu.edu.

Glitter, commonly dismissed as an ordinary craft material, ...Read More


OBCO Goes to Broadway

Saturday, May 25, 2019 7:30pm

Buy Tickets

OBCO invites you to a night on Broadway.  The symphony will feature works from “An American in Paris,” “West Side Story,”  “Phantom of the Opera,” and “The Sound of Music.”  Join us as the Theater District comes to the Hylton Center!

Tickets: $20 adult, $15 Senior, $0 child to age 17

...Read More

Northern Virginia Ballet: 2019 Recital

Sunday, May 26, 2019 5:00pm

Buy Tickets

Join Northern Virginia Ballet for the company’s spring recital showcasing its talented young dancers.

Tickets: $20 adults, $15 seniors (55+), military, and children (ages 1-18)

...Read More

Manassas Chorale: Silver Salute (to the Red White and Blue)

Friday, May 31, 2019 7:30pm

Subscribe and Save  Buy Tickets

O say, can you see! Join the Manassas Chorale and the Greater Manassas Children’s Choir as they salute our country through stirring songs of patriotism and devotion. Help celebrate the close of the Chorale’s Silver Anniversary with this tribute to the U. S. A., its hi...Read More


Virginia National Ballet: Spring Recital

Saturday, Jun 01, 2019 3:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center, Merchant Hall, Science and Technology
Presented By: Virginia National Ballet

Buy Tickets

See the students of Virginia National Ballet perform a wide variety of dance and musical selections.  Virginia National Ballet is Northern Virginia’s most exciting professional dance company and the school was voted “Best Dance Studio 2017” in Northern Virginia Magazine.  See dancers per...Read More


Summer Performances for Young Audiences: Justin Roberts

Tuesday, Jun 25, 2019 11:00am

Buy Tickets

The summer kicks off at the Hylton Center with indie music family favorite Justin Roberts in a concert that captures the joys and struggles of navigating childhood and parenthood. Robert’s rise to musical success sounds like the inspiration for School of Rock—after performing with the in...Read More


Summer Performances for Young Audiences: The Amazing Max

Tuesday, Jul 09, 2019 11:00am

Subscribe and Save

Meet Max Darwin, AKA “The Amazing Max,” who will leave the whole family breathless with his gravity-defying magic tricks, quirky humor, and boundless energy. A born entertainer, Max first appeared on stage before he could walk! In addition to performing live magic shows, he can be...Read More


Technical Theater Boot Camp

Monday, Jul 15, 2019 9:00am
Tuesday, Jul 16, 2019 9:00am
Wednesday, Jul 17, 2019 9:00am
Thursday, Jul 18, 2019 9:00am
Friday, Jul 19, 2019 9:00am

Register

July 15 to 19, 2019, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM 

Fee: $425

Ages 15 and up 

Have you ever wondered what happens behind the scenes of a performing arts venue? 

In one week, learn about technical production from the professional staff of the Hylton Performing Arts Center and guest instructors. Students...Read More


Prince William Little Theatre: Annie

Friday, Jul 19, 2019 8:00pm
Saturday, Jul 20, 2019 2:00pm
Saturday, Jul 20, 2019 8:00pm
Sunday, Jul 21, 2019 2:00pm
Thursday, Jul 25, 2019 8:00pm
Friday, Jul 26, 2019 8:00pm
Saturday, Jul 27, 2019 2:00pm
Saturday, Jul 27, 2019 8:00pm
Sunday, Jul 28, 2019 2:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center, Gregory Family Theater, Science and Technology
Presented By: Prince William Little Theatre

Subscribe and Save  Buy Tickets

With equal measures of pluck and positivity, little orphan Annie charms her way into everyone's hearts in 1930s New York City in a fun-filled adventure the whole family will love. Based on the popular comic strip by Harold Gray, Annie has become a worldwide phenomenon...Read More


Summer Performances for Young Audiences: Jabali African Acrobats

Tuesday, Jul 23, 2019 11:00am

Buy Tickets

Direct from Mombasa, Kenya, experience “Sirikas,” or African circus performance that combines Chinese and African acrobatic stunts in a high octane show with percussive music, tumbling, limbo, dancing, and balance arts native to Africa. The Jabali African Acrobats will showcase the excit...Read More


The Hot Sardines

Saturday, Sep 21, 2019 8:00pm

Subscribe and Save

The 2019–2020 season opens with an evening of sensational entertainment by this hot New York-based jazz ensemble group known for their brassy horn arrangements, rip-roaring piano tunes, and smoky vocals. “The charismatic front-runners of vintage jazz” (The Guardian), The Hot Sardi...Read More


The Second City

Friday, Oct 04, 2019 8:00pm

Subscribe and Save

Greatest Hits (Vol. 59)

There is nothing quite like live sketch comedy, especially when it’s performed by the renowned satirists of The Second City. Prepare for laugh-out-loud entertainment that zings with spontaneity and good fun. For 60 years, the hilarious troupe that inspired ...Read More


Keyboard Conversations® with Jeffrey Siegel: Spellbinding Bach

Saturday, Oct 05, 2019 2:00pm

Subscribe and Save

Become a classical music insider with Jeffrey Siegel, virtuoso pianist and consummate storyteller at this concert full of the glorious, captivating music of the ever-popular J.S. Bach. In demand with classical music lovers and newcomers alike, this unique “concert with commentary”...Read More


Moon Mouse: A Space Odyssey

Sunday, Oct 06, 2019 1:00pm
Sunday, Oct 06, 2019 4:00pm

Subscribe and Save

Lightwire Theater Company

Calling all space enthusiasts! Lightwire Theater Company uses glow-in-the dark puppets, electro-luminescent wire, movement, and dance to present a visually stunning theatrical experience that is out of this world. In an imaginative story without words, jo...Read More


Prince William Little Theatre: Judgement at Nuremberg

Friday, Oct 11, 2019 8:00pm
Saturday, Oct 12, 2019 8:00pm
Sunday, Oct 13, 2019 2:00pm
Friday, Oct 18, 2019 8:00pm
Saturday, Oct 19, 2019 8:00pm
Sunday, Oct 20, 2019 2:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center, Gregory Family Theater, Science and Technology
Presented By: Prince William Little Theatre

Subscribe and Save

This play centers around a military tribunal before which four Nazi judges stand accused of crimes against humanity. Themes addressed include non-combatant war crimes against a civilian population, the Holocaust, and examines the post-World War II geopolitical complexity of the ac...Read More


Manassas Chorale: Broadway's Best

Saturday, Oct 12, 2019 7:30pm

Subscribe and Save

Magical melodies find their way from NYC’s Great White Way to Merchant Hall in this showcase of famous Broadway tunes. The full 100-voice Chorale, its smaller Ensemble, and the top choirs from select local high schools perform favorites from a variety of musicals in this sensation...Read More


Matt Haimovitz with Simone Dinnerstein

Sunday, Oct 13, 2019 2:00pm

Subscribe and Save

Beethoven: Cello Sonata No. 4 in C major, Op. 102, No. 1
Glass: Partita No. 2 for Solo Cello
Glass: Mad Rush for Solo Piano
Beethoven: Cello Sonata No. 5 in D major, Op. 102, No. 2

Marking Ludwig van Beethoven’s upcoming 250th birthday in 2020, this sublime concert juxtaposes this cl...Read More


Manassas Ballet Theatre: Jazz in Motion

Friday, Oct 18, 2019 7:30pm
Saturday, Oct 19, 2019 7:30pm
Sunday, Oct 20, 2019 3:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center, Merchant Hall, Science and Technology
Presented By: Manassas Ballet Theatre

Subscribe and Save

Manassas Ballet Theatre opens its season with a sultry night of dance set to contemporary and classic jazz tunes in Jazz In Motion, a collaboration with the Kim Reynolds Band and vocalist Mark Luna that blends original contemporary choreography with jazz standards, original jazz w...Read More


Matinee Idylls: Terra Voce

Tuesday, Oct 22, 2019 12:30pm

Subscribe and Save

Featuring Maria Yefimova, piano

Join the flute-cello duo Terra Voce for a refreshing afternoon concert of chamber music treats. Comprised of flutist Elizabeth Brightbill and cellist Andrew Gabbert, Terra Voce is known for its eclectic and genre-expanding programs that mix classica...Read More


Cirque Mei

Thursday, Oct 24, 2019 8:00pm

Subscribe and Save

Elite Circus Artists and Acrobats from the Hebei Province, China 

Direct from the People’s Republic of China, this ensemble of elite circus performers thrills young and old alike with their amazing feats of agility, strength, and poise. This spectacular performance is a colorful a...Read More


Manassas Symphony Orchestra: Innovative Brilliance

Saturday, Oct 26, 2019 7:30pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center, Merchant Hall, Science and Technology
Presented By: Manassas Symphony Orchestra

Subscribe and Save

The Manassas Symphony season opens with David Pedraza, principal viola of the Symphony of the Americas, performing William Walton’s Concerto for Viola. Also included, Florence Price’s Symphony No. 1 in E minor, the first symphony written by an African American woman to have been p...Read More


Bumper Jacksons

Saturday, Oct 26, 2019 8:00pm

Subscribe and Save

The Bumper Jacksons create a unique fusion of bluegrass and big-brass that’s all their own, inspired by early American traditions and interwoven with their original impulses. They paint the story of America from New Orleans jazz halls to Appalachian campfires featuring potent voca...Read More


Matinee Idylls: Brass 5

Tuesday, Nov 12, 2019 12:30pm

Subscribe and Save

The Art of Fun

Virginia’s own Brass 5 will charm with a lively and fun concert that shines with playful banter and impressive musical range. The virtuosic quintet, with founder Gerald Pope on trumpet, Brian Quakenbush on trumpet, Rodney Overstreet on horn, Ed Griffin on trombone, ...Read More


Taj Express

Friday, Nov 15, 2019 8:00pm

Subscribe and Save

The Bollywood Musical Revue

This international sensation explodes onstage with the look and feel of the Indian Bollywood movies that have been entertaining people around the globe for generations. Taj Express follows the story of one man’s passion and another’s genius, and is pack...Read More


Circo Comedia

Sunday, Nov 17, 2019 1:00pm
Sunday, Nov 17, 2019 4:00pm

Subscribe and Save

In the tradition of the Quebec Circus, Circo Comedia brings thrills, comedy, stunts, magic, and eccentricity to delight and amaze the whole family. Direct from Montreal, “straight man” Jean Saucier juggles, cycles, balances, and performs magic atop dizzying heights, while Patrick ...Read More


The Crooked Road On Tour

Saturday, Nov 23, 2019 8:00pm

Subscribe and Save

With New Ballards Branch Bogtrotters and Martha Spencer

Take a journey along The Crooked Road: Virginia’s Heritage Music Trail with the New Ballards Branch Bogtrotters and Martha Spencer in a concert of mountain music and dancing that celebrates Southwest Virginia’s rich musical t...Read More


Aquila Theatre: The Odyssey

Sunday, Nov 24, 2019 7:00pm

Subscribe and Save

Aquila Theatre presents a breathtaking new dramatic adaptation of Homer’s epic The Odyssey. The story centers on Odysseus, the Greek military mastermind behind the Trojan War. Once he claims victory after a decade-long war, he sets sail for home desperate to reunite with his dear ...Read More


Chanticleer

Sunday, Dec 01, 2019 4:00pm

Subscribe and Save

A Chanticleer Christmas

Unwrap holiday magic as Chanticleer returns to the Hylton Center to usher in the season with a festive program of Gregorian chant, Renaissance motets, gospel melodies, and Christmas carols. Called “the world’s reigning male chorus” (The New Yorker), this su...Read More


CAPAC: Langston Hughes' Black Nativity

Friday, Dec 06, 2019 7:30pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center, Merchant Hall, Science and Technology
Presented By: The Creative and Performing Arts Center (CAPAC)

CAPAC ushers in the holidays with a celebration of the birth of Jesus Christ wrapped in a modern and soul-stirring classic. More than just a musical, this joyous theater experience depicts Christmas through the lens of African-American culture, articulated by Langston Hughes’ poetic narrative, scrip...Read More


Manassas Symphony Orchestra: Story Time

Saturday, Dec 07, 2019 3:30pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center, Merchant Hall, Science and Technology
Presented By: Manassas Symphony Orchestra

Subscribe and Save

Usher in the holidays with this beloved family concert for all ages! George Pekarsky, high school violinist and concertmaster of the American Youth Philharmonic, performs Sarasate’s captivating Carmen Fantasy. The concert concludes with the MSO’s exclusive Indoor Light and Music S...Read More


Natalie MacMaster & Donnell Leahy

Sunday, Dec 08, 2019 4:00pm

Subscribe and Save

A Celtic Family Christmas

This musical powerhouse couple opens a window into their festive family traditions with a rollicking afternoon of Celtic music, lively step dancing, and heartwarming family stories. Cape Breton’s own Natalie MacMaster and Donnell Leahy, along with their s...Read More


American Festival Pops Orchestra: Holiday Pops

Friday, Dec 13, 2019 8:00pm

Subscribe and Save

Holiday Pops: Songs of the Season

Just hear those sleigh bells jinglin’ as the American Festival Pops Orchestra ushers in the season with its annual holiday concert. A beloved tradition at the Hylton Center, the uplifting evening includes treasured classics like Leroy Anderson’s “...Read More


Prince William Little Theatre: A Charlie Brown Christmas

Friday, Dec 13, 2019 8:00pm
Saturday, Dec 14, 2019 2:00pm
Saturday, Dec 14, 2019 7:00pm
Sunday, Dec 15, 2019 2:00pm
Friday, Dec 20, 2019 8:00pm
Saturday, Dec 21, 2019 2:00pm
Saturday, Dec 21, 2019 7:00pm
Sunday, Dec 22, 2019 2:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center, Gregory Family Theater, Science and Technology
Presented By: Prince William Little Theatre

Subscribe and Save

When Charlie Brown becomes overwhelmed by the materialism he witnesses during the Christmas season, Lucy suggests he direct the school Christmas pageant. Accepting the challenge, Charlie Brown works to restore proper holiday spirit and turns to Linus for help with finding the true...Read More


Manassas Chorale: Resounding Joy

Saturday, Dec 14, 2019 7:30pm

Subscribe and Save

Embrace the spirit of the season through joyful carols and festive songs! Familiar tunes and exciting, new arrangements are accompanied by the Chorale’s live orchestra.  Add candlelight selections and you’ve got an evening to remember!

Individual tickets go on sale August 1.

This ...Read More


Asaph Dance Ensemble: Clara's Christmas

Sunday, Dec 15, 2019 3:30pm
Sunday, Dec 15, 2019 7:30pm

Clara’s Christmas is the inspiring interpretation of the traditional ballet, The Nutcracker.  This performance highlights the true meaning of Christmas and will create holiday season memories that last year-round. 

Individual tickets go on sale August 1.

This performance is family friendly.

...Read More

Manassas Ballet Theatre: The Nutcracker

Wednesday, Dec 18, 2019 7:30pm
Thursday, Dec 19, 2019 7:30pm
Friday, Dec 20, 2019 7:30pm
Saturday, Dec 21, 2019 3:00pm
Saturday, Dec 21, 2019 7:30pm
Sunday, Dec 22, 2019 3:00pm
Sunday, Dec 22, 2019 7:30pm
Monday, Dec 23, 2019 3:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center, Merchant Hall, Science and Technology
Presented By: Manassas Ballet Theatre

Subscribe and Save

Northern Virginia’s popular production of The Nutcracker returns in a festive holiday celebration. Sweet Clara, naughty Fritz, dancing dolls, Drosselmeyer, and the Nutcracker Prince embark on a dreamy journey of fantasy and sweets. Enjoy this magical performance for all ages, feat...Read More


The Siberian State Symphony Orchestra

Friday, Jan 31, 2020 8:00pm

Subscribe and Save

Direct from Krasnoyarsk, Russia

Vladimir Lande, Music Director and Chief Conductor
Pavel Milyukov, violin

Rimsky-Korsakov: Overture to The Tzar's Bride
Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 35
Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition

Led by Russian-American Vladimir Lande, winner...Read More


Metropolitan Jazz Orchestra

Saturday, Feb 08, 2020 8:00pm

Subscribe and Save

Ellington, Basie, and Bird

Travel back to the swinging Big Band era with Northern Virginia’s favorite jazz ensemble as they celebrate the jazz greats of the 20th century in a high energy concert. In Ellington, Basie, and Bird, Metropolitan Jazz Orchestra performs a program that fe...Read More


The Rainbow Fish

Sunday, Feb 09, 2020 1:00pm
Sunday, Feb 09, 2020 4:00pm

Subscribe and Save

Mermaid Theatre of Nova Scotia

Dive under the sea into the shimmering and colorful world of The Rainbow Fish with this heartwarming stage adaption of Marcus Pfister’s treasured storybook as well as two of his companion tales Rainbow Fish Discovers the Deep Sea and Opposites. The s...Read More


Kevin Burt and Big Medicine

Saturday, Feb 22, 2020 8:00pm

Subscribe and Save

Fresh from winning three awards at the 2018 International Blues Challenge, singer, guitarist, and harmonica player, Kevin Burt, performs a soul-stirring evening of rich and rootsy blues. A self-taught musician from the heart of Midwest, Kevin shines on stage, winning audiences ove...Read More


National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine

Sunday, Feb 23, 2020 2:00pm

Subscribe and Save

Volodymyr Sirenko, conductor
Volodymyr Vynnytsky, piano

Mykola Lysenko: Overture to Taras Bulba
Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No. 1 in B-flat minor, Op. 23
Dvorák: Symphony No. 7 in D minor, Op. 70

Celebrating their Jubilee 100th concert season, the National Symphony Orchestra of Ukrai...Read More


Matinee Idylls: Tidewater Guitar Quartet

Tuesday, Feb 25, 2020 12:30pm

Subscribe and Save

Brighten your day with the energizing classical guitar ensemble, Tidewater Guitar Quartet. The talented foursome, comprising Sam Dorsey, Cliff Morris, John Boyles, and Todd Holcomb, come from the Tidewater Guitar Orchestra, one of the only orchestras of its kind in North America. ...Read More


Russian National Ballet: The Sleeping Beauty

Friday, Mar 06, 2020 8:00pm

Subscribe and Save

Experience the pageantry and elegance of classical ballet with the Russian National Ballet’s production of The Sleeping Beauty. The whole family will be charmed by this age-old tale of the redemptive power of true love. When the evil fairy Carabosse isn’t invited to the royal chri...Read More


Manassas Symphony Orchestra: American Idols

Saturday, Mar 07, 2020 7:30pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center, Merchant Hall, Science and Technology
Presented By: Manassas Symphony Orchestra

Subscribe and Save

The MSO showcases three great American composers: Aaron Copland, Leonard Bernstein, and Howard Hanson. Copland’s Quiet City evokes scenes of New York in the early 20th century, while Bernstein’s Symphonic Dances from West Side Story captures the rhythmic fervor of NYC in the early...Read More


MILOS

Sunday, Mar 08, 2020 4:00pm

Subscribe and Save

The Voice of the Guitar 

Chart topping, classical guitar phenom MILOŠ makes his debut at the Hylton Center in a thrilling concert that charts the guitar’s evolution and its impact on music for the past 300 years. With his unsurpassed technical mastery, Miloš Karadaglic performs Sp...Read More


Manassas Ballet Theatre: Les Sylphides and More

Friday, Mar 13, 2020 7:30pm
Saturday, Mar 14, 2020 7:30pm
Sunday, Mar 15, 2020 3:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center, Merchant Hall, Science and Technology
Presented By: Manassas Ballet Theatre

Subscribe and Save

Manassas Ballet Theater presents Les Sylphides, a ballet blanc widely thought of as the first ballet to be created about mood and without a storyline. The professional MBT company dancers are accompanied by the Manassas Ballet Theatre Orchestra in a performance that presents a fre...Read More


Prince William Little Theatre: Sister Act

Friday, Mar 13, 2020 8:00pm
Saturday, Mar 14, 2020 2:00pm
Saturday, Mar 14, 2020 8:00pm
Sunday, Mar 15, 2020 2:00pm
Thursday, Mar 19, 2020 8:00pm
Friday, Mar 20, 2020 8:00pm
Saturday, Mar 21, 2020 8:00pm
Sunday, Mar 22, 2020 2:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center, Gregory Family Theater, Science and Technology
Presented By: Prince William Little Theatre

Subscribe and Save

This feel-good musical comedy smash based on the hit 1992 film has audiences jumping to their feet! When disco diva Deloris Van Cartier witnesses a murder, she is placed in protective custody where she is the least likely to be found: a convent! Filled with gospel music and outrag...Read More


Manassas Chorale: One Voice, Many Voices

Saturday, Mar 21, 2020 7:30pm

Subscribe and Save

The Manassas Chorale and the Voices United Workshop Choir join forces for a breathtaking evening of sacred music. Led by Artistic Director Becky Verner and a nationally-known guest clinician, over 150 singers will raise the roof in this celebratory program. Marvel at the united ef...Read More


Ballet Folclórico Nacional de México de Silvia Lozano

Sunday, Mar 22, 2020 2:00pm

Subscribe and Save

This joyous company comes direct from Mexico to share its country’s rich cultural gifts of dance, music, folklore, and costumes. In this spellbinding performance, Ballet Folclórico Nacional de México de Silvia Lozano showcases its country’s finest music and dance, pulsating with h...Read More


Broadway Princess Party

Sunday, Mar 29, 2020 4:00pm

Subscribe and Save

Starring Laura Osnes, Susan Egan, and Courtney Reed

Dust off your tiaras and head for this charming concert in which three of Broadway’s original and most beloved princesses perform their signature songs as well as many other treasured musical theater numbers. Two-time Tony nomine...Read More


Matinee Idylls: Virginia Opera

Tuesday, Mar 31, 2020 12:30pm

Subscribe and Save

A Taste of Opera

Whet your appetite for opera with an inspired program of musical delights performed by some of Virginia Opera’s most talented artists. Soprano Laquita Mitchell, Mezzo-soprano Leah Heater, Tenor Brian Cheney, and Baritone Marco Nisticò—from the opera company’s 2020...Read More


I Draw Slow

Saturday, Apr 04, 2020 8:00pm

Subscribe and Save

Appalachia meets the Emerald Isle with the energetic Dublin ensemble I Draw Slow. Fusing American folk and Irish storytelling traditions, I Draw Slow is shaking up the alternative country-bluegrass music scene with their thoughtful lyrics, close harmonies, and innovative instrumen...Read More


Keyboard Conversations® with Jeffrey Siegel: The Joyous Music of Beethoven

Saturday, Apr 11, 2020 2:00pm

Subscribe and Save

Enjoy the classics with Jeffrey Siegel, virtuoso pianist and brilliant storyteller, in his popular “concerts with commentary” performances. Celebrate the 250th birthday year of an iconic composer’s most uplifting music. Siegel performs an all-Beethoven program including the humoro...Read More


Béla Fleck and Abigail Washburn

Friday, Apr 24, 2020 8:00pm

The Hylton Center welcomes banjo superstars Béla Fleck and Abigail Washburn in a special concert sure to captivate, with their unique mix of alternative bluegrass that is both familiar and boundary-pushing. The husband and wife duo, who met at a square dance, are each banjo icons in their own right....Read More


The Okee Dokee Brothers

Sunday, Apr 26, 2020 1:00pm
Sunday, Apr 26, 2020 4:00pm

Subscribe and Save

Bluegrass and American roots music fans, bring your youngin’ to experience the down-home Americana folk music you love with the four-time Parents’ Choice Award-winning and Grammy Award-winning Okee Dokee Brothers. Long before the duo won four Parents’ Choice Awards, Joe Mailander ...Read More


Manassas Symphony Orchestra: From the Old World and New

Saturday, May 09, 2020 7:30pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center, Merchant Hall, Science and Technology
Presented By: Manassas Symphony Orchestra

Subscribe and Save

Manassas Symphony’s season closes with the return of piano soloist Joseph Kingma playing Beethoven’s dramatic Piano Concerto No. 3 in C minor. Advanced string players from local schools join the MSO for a finale of Antonín Dvorak’s glorious Symphony No. 9, “From the New World”.

In...Read More


Manassas Ballet Theatre: Don Quixote

Friday, May 15, 2020 7:30pm
Saturday, May 16, 2020 3:00pm
Saturday, May 16, 2020 7:30pm
Sunday, May 17, 2020 3:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center, Merchant Hall, Science and Technology
Presented By: Manassas Ballet Theatre

Subscribe and Save

MBT’s season closes with the sensational and spicy, classical ballet Don Quixote. Set in Barcelona and known in the ballet world as “Don Q,” this work incorporates all of the critical elements – longing, love, loss, and in the end, a wedding! The Manassas Ballet Theatre Orchestra ...Read More


Manassas Chorale: My Favorite Decade!

Friday, May 29, 2020 7:30pm

Subscribe and Save

Join the Manassas Chorale and the Greater Manassas Children’s Choir in a showcase of music from across the decades. Listen for your favorites in this musical time machine of melodies and harmonies that have stood the test of time.

Individual tickets go on sale August 1.

This perfo...Read More