Hylton Performing Arts Center

Skip to Content

Family Friendly

Children and youth through grade 12 can get half-price tickets for any Hylton Presents performance when accompanied by an adult. (Adult companion is not required for students in grades 9-12, but a student ID is). All performances require a ticket for every person in the theater. This includes children, no matter what age. Children are welcome at any “Family Friendly” performance and must always be accompanied by an adult. Parental discretion is advised for some performances that may not be suitable for young children. For Hylton Family Series only: All patrons must have a ticket. Children under the age of two who are held by an adult and do not occupy a seat may receive a lap ticket free of charge. To learn more about youth ticket discounts, please contact the Ticket Office at 703-993-7559 from Tuesday - Saturday, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

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


Prince William Little Theatre: 9 to 5 The Musical

Friday, Oct 12, 2018 8:00pm
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


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


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


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


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


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


Northern Virginia Ballet: 2019 Recital

Sunday, May 26, 2019 5:00pm

Buy Tickets

Join Northern Virginia Ballet in a performance showcasing its dancers’ hard work and accomplishments this year.

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

...Read More

Youth Center Stage Summer Camp | Aladdin

Monday, Jun 17, 2019 8:00am
Tuesday, Jun 18, 2019 8:00am
Wednesday, Jun 19, 2019 8:00am
Thursday, Jun 20, 2019 8:00am
Friday, Jun 21, 2019 8:00am

June 17th - June 28th Monday - Friday 9:00 - 3:30 w/performances on Friday Evening @4pm & 7:00
Campers will be split into THREE groups and rotate every 45 mins, and at the end of the day, there will be a fun talent show.

This camp introduces children to the wonders of live theater and concludes with...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

**Application deadline July 11, 2019.**

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

Fee: $425: Ages 15 and up 

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

Topics covered include:

• Essential skills of tec...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 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


Pied Piper Theatre: Musical Theater intensive

Monday, Jul 29, 2019 9:00am
Tuesday, Jul 30, 2019 9:00am
Wednesday, Jul 31, 2019 9:00am
Thursday, Aug 01, 2019 9:00am
Friday, Aug 02, 2019 9:00am
Monday, Aug 05, 2019 9:00am
Tuesday, Aug 06, 2019 9:00am
Wednesday, Aug 07, 2019 9:00am
Thursday, Aug 08, 2019 9:00am
Friday, Aug 09, 2019 9:00am
Monday, Aug 12, 2019 9:00am
Tuesday, Aug 13, 2019 9:00am
Wednesday, Aug 14, 2019 9:00am
Thursday, Aug 15, 2019 9:00am
Friday, Aug 16, 2019 9:00am

Don’t miss your chance! Pied Piper Theatre presents a thrilling 3 week intensive production of West Side Story-School Edition in the Hylton Performing Arts Center’s Gregory Theater. Rehearsals are scheduled Mondays-Fridays 7/29-8/16* from 9am-3pm. Actors should plan to be available for all rehearsal...Read More


Youth Center Stage Summer Camp

Monday, Aug 05, 2019 8:30am
Tuesday, Aug 06, 2019 8:30am
Wednesday, Aug 07, 2019 8:30am
Tuesday, Aug 13, 2019 8:30am
Wednesday, Aug 14, 2019 8:30am
Thursday, Aug 15, 2019 8:30am
Friday, Aug 16, 2019 8:30am

This camp introduces children to the wonders of live theater and concludes with a public performance.  Contact Real Life Production to enroll. 

...Read More

Pied Piper Theatre: West Side Story: School Edition

Friday, Aug 16, 2019 7:00pm
Saturday, Aug 17, 2019 2:00pm
Saturday, Aug 17, 2019 7:00pm

Join the Jets and the Sharks in this modern day musical set in New York City. Based on a conception by Jerome Robbins of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet with music by Leonard Bernstein, lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, and book by Arthur Laurent; this 1961 award-winning classic tragedy of feuding families...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


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


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


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


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


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/Vivaldi's Autumn & Winter

Sunday, Dec 15, 2019 3:30pm

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.

...Read More

Manassas Ballet Theatre: The Nutcracker

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


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


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


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


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


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

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