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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.

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

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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 Ligh...Read More


Natalie MacMaster & Donnell Leahy

Sunday, Dec 08, 2019 4:00pm

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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, alon...Read More


American Festival Pops Orchestra: Holiday Pops

Friday, Dec 13, 2019 8:00pm

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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 Lero...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

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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 meanin...Read More


Manassas Chorale: Resounding Joy

Saturday, Dec 14, 2019 7:30pm

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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!

Tickets: $20, $18 adults; free t...Read More


Asaph Dance Ensemble: Clara's Christmas/Handel's Messiah

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

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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. Back by popular demand, also on the program is Handel's "Messiah" choreogr...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

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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 ...Read More


Metropolitan Jazz Orchestra

Saturday, Feb 08, 2020 8:00pm

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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 p...Read More


The Rainbow Fish

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

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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 Op...Read More


Virginia National Ballet: Cinderella

Saturday, Feb 15, 2020 2:00pm
Saturday, Feb 15, 2020 6:30pm

Don’t miss the world premiere of VNB’s Cinderella, with choreography by Artistic Director Rafik Hegab, 2019 winner of the Seefeldt Award for Outstanding Individual Artist.  His direction of popular story ballets (Aladdin, Snow White, The Nutcracker) delight audiences with world class choreography, d...Read More


Youth Orchestras of Prince William: A February Festival

Sunday, Feb 16, 2020 12:00pm

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YOPW presents a festival of music sure to chase away February’s chill, featuring the Repertory, Concert, and Youth Symphony Orchestras. 

$14 adults, free (ages 7 and under)

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Ordway Conservatory Youth Ballet: The Wizard of Oz

Sunday, Mar 01, 2020 4:00pm

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The Ordway Ballet dancers invite you on a magical journey to the Land of Oz!  Follow along as Dorothy travels the yellow brick road collecting companions and dodging the Wicked Witch of the West.  A perfect ballet for the entire family! 

$20 adults, $15 children (under 12), seniors (65+)...Read More


Russian National Ballet: The Sleeping Beauty

Friday, Mar 06, 2020 8:00pm

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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 ...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

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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...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

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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 p...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

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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 outrageous da...Read More


Manassas Chorale: One Voice, Many Voices

Saturday, Mar 21, 2020 7:30pm

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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 ...Read More


Ballet Folclórico Nacional de México de Silvia Lozano

Sunday, Mar 22, 2020 2:00pm

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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, pu...Read More


Broadway Princess Party

Sunday, Mar 29, 2020 4:00pm

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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-ti...Read More


Princess Diana: Queen of the People’s Hearts

Saturday, Apr 04, 2020 2:00pm
Saturday, Apr 04, 2020 7:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center, Merchant Hall, Science and Technology
Presented By: Angela Knight Music Productions

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Angela Knight Music Productions presents a modern, new musical that brings to life one of the most beloved figures of our time, Diana, the Princess of Wales. Written by Angela Knight and Randal Dewey, the musical follows Diana’s amazing life – her storybook wedding to Prince Charles, the...Read More


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

Saturday, Apr 11, 2020 2:00pm

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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 includ...Read More


Annie, Jr

Saturday, Apr 18, 2020 3:00pm
Sunday, Apr 19, 2020 3:00pm
Saturday, Apr 25, 2020 3:00pm
Sunday, Apr 26, 2020 3:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center, Gregory Family Theater, Science and Technology
Presented By: Creative and Performing Arts Center

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Set in the 1930’s, a precocious, cheerful orphan named Annie finds her fortunes change after meeting wealthy businessman Oliver Warbucks who agrees to help Annie locate her birth parents by offering a public reward.  When Miss Hannigan and her villainous brother devise a devious plan to ...Read More


InTune Music Studios: Spring Recital

Sunday, Apr 26, 2020 1:00pm
Sunday, Apr 26, 2020 4:00pm
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The Okee Dokee Brothers

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

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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,...Read More


Pied Piper Theatre: Rogers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella

Saturday, May 02, 2020 2:00pm
Saturday, May 02, 2020 7:00pm
Sunday, May 03, 2020 3:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center, Merchant Hall, Science and Technology, Hylton Performing Arts Center, Rehearsal Room, Science and Technology

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Enjoy an enchanting evening of Rogers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella, the classic tale of a young woman who sits at the fireplace among the cinders dreaming of castles, a charming prince, and far-away adventures.  Favorite musical numbers include In My Own Little Corner, Impossible, and Ten ...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

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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 N...Read More


Virginia National Ballet: Snow White

Sunday, May 10, 2020 2:00pm

Don’t miss VNB’s popular production of Snow White, led by Artistic Director Rafik Hegab, 2019 winner of the Seefeldt Award for Outstanding Individual Artist.  His direction of story ballets (Aladdin, Snow White, The Nutcracker) delight audiences with world class choreography, dancing, costumes, and ...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

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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 Theat...Read More


Youth Orchestras of Prince William: Ever Onward

Friday, May 22, 2020 6:00pm

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YOPW concludes its season with Ever Onward, a celebration of what has passed and what is to come.  The repertory, concert ,and youth symphony orchestras will join forces for this grand season send-off. 

$14 adults, free (age 7 and under)

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Manassas Chorale: My Favorite Decade!

Friday, May 29, 2020 7:30pm

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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.

This performance is family friendly.

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