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April 2018

Youth Center Stage Camp

Wednesday, Aug 01, 2018 8:00am
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center Merchant Hall

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

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Youth Center Stage Camp

Thursday, Aug 09, 2018 8:00am
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center Lovey Hammel Lounge, Science and Technology, Hylton Performing Arts Center Buchanan Partners Art Gallery

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

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Youth Center Stage Camp

Friday, Aug 10, 2018 8:00am
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center Lovey Hammel Lounge, Science and Technology

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

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Disney's "The Lion King Experience Kids"

Friday, Aug 10, 2018 6:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center Merchant Hall

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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.

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Lion King Jr.

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

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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


Gallery Reception: Sub Rosa

Thursday, Aug 23, 2018 6:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center Buchanan Partners Art Gallery

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
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center Rehearsal Room

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
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center Rehearsal Room

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 McCarthy, guitar instructor at George Mason University, who has shared his expertise with the community during Veterans Day events at the Hylton Center. Information and...Read More


Dominion Energy Veterans Guitar Workshop Series: Level II

Tuesday, Sep 04, 2018 8:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center Rehearsal Room

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 McCarthy, guitar instructor at George Mason University, who has shared his expertise with the community during Veterans Day events at the Hylton Center. Information and...Read More


Gallery Exhibit: When Art Meets Medicine

Tuesday, Sep 11, 2018 10:00am
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center Buchanan Partners Art Gallery

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


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

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


Arts Alive! 2018

Sunday, Sep 16, 2018 1:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center Merchant Hall, Hylton Performing Arts Center Gregory Family Theater, Hylton Performing Arts Center Didlake Grand Foyer, Science and Technology, Hylton Performing Arts Center Rehearsal Room, Hylton Parking Lot, Science and...

This 7th annual family-friendly arts festival features Arts Council members and other community performers and fine artists. Enjoy activities for all ages, multiple stages of performances indoors and out, plus food and craft vendors with items for sale. Come out and celebrate your local arts communi...Read More


Galileo's Science Café

Thursday, Sep 20, 2018 7:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center Gregory Family Theater

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


Songwriting Series for Military Children

Saturday, Sep 22, 2018 1:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center Rehearsal Room, Hylton Performing Arts Center Wardrobe Room, Science and Technology, Hylton Performing Arts Center Dressing Room G, Science and Technology, Hylton Performing Arts Center Dressing Room H, Science and...
Presented By: Center for American Military Music Opportunities (C*A*M*M*O) and the Hylton Cent

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 free and open to military children between the ages o...Read More


The Capitol Steps

Saturday, Sep 22, 2018 8:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center Merchant Hall
Presented By: Hylton Presents

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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 hysterical musical ...Read More


Destiny

Sunday, Sep 23, 2018 5:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center Merchant Hall
Presented By: Asha-Jyothi

Destiny is a fundraising event offering a variety of music from Classical to Rock to Pop to Bollywood.  Orchestra members from George Mason University and the students of Notes and Beats Music Studio of Ashburn perform live music from the West and the East with proceeds going to Zenaviv – a social o...Read More


Aga-Boom

Saturday, Sep 29, 2018 11:00am
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center Merchant Hall
Presented By: Hylton Family Series

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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 around is exhi...Read More


Chris Jones & The Night Drivers

Saturday, Sep 29, 2018 8:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center Gregory Family Theater
Presented By: American Roots Series

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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, Ma...Read More


Keyboard Conversations® with Jeffrey Siegel: Bernstein Birthday Bash

Saturday, Sep 29, 2018 8:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center Merchant Hall
Presented By: Hylton Presents

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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 Blue and Cop...Read More


Matinee Idylls: Gourmet Symphony

Tuesday, Oct 02, 2018 12:30pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center Gregory Family Theater
Presented By: Matinee Idylls

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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 complementary ...Read More


Manassas Chorale: Silver Serenade

Friday, Oct 05, 2018 7:30pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center Merchant Hall
Presented By: Manassas Chorale

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Join the Manassas Chorale and its talented instrumentalists for a variety of choral selections – a musical kaleidoscope. 90+ voices will be joined by local high school musicians as the Chorale kicks off its twenty-fifth season in style!

Individual tickets go on sale August 1.

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Hylton Center EXTRA!: Will Ackerman

Saturday, Oct 06, 2018 8:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center Merchant Hall
Presented By: Hylton Center EXTRA!

With Shaun Hopper and Vin Downes

Acoustic guitar enthusiasts will not want to miss this intimate evening of guitar mastery with Grammy Award®-winning recording artist and producer, Will Ackerman. The highly regarded founder of Windham Hill Records and pioneer of the New Age music ...Read More


Metropolitan Jazz Orchestra

Friday, Oct 12, 2018 8:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center Merchant Hall
Presented By: Hylton Presents

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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 Beyond pays ho...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
Presented By: Prince William Little Theatre

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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


A Tribute to the Music of Motown

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

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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


Olate Dogs

Sunday, Oct 14, 2018 1:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center Merchant Hall
Presented By: Hylton Family Series

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Prepare to be bow-wowed when America’s Got Talent winners Olate (pronounced, “Oh-lah-tay”) Dogs bring their energetic and family-friendly canine-themed variety show to Merchant Hall. The father-son duo, Richard and Nicolas Olate, lead their pack of adorable pups in an assortment o...Read More


Academy of St. Martin in the Fields Chamber Ensemble

Sunday, Oct 14, 2018 8:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center Merchant Hall
Presented By: Hylton Presents

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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 music, the A...Read More


Manassas Ballet Theatre: Dracula

Friday, Oct 19, 2018 7:30pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center Merchant Hall
Presented By: Manassas Ballet Theatre

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 dark tale o...Read More


Songwriting Series for Military Children

Saturday, Oct 20, 2018 1:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center Rehearsal Room, 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) and the Hylton Cent

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 free and open to military children between the ages o...Read More


Galileo's Science Café

Thursday, Oct 25, 2018 7:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center Gregory Family Theater

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


Manassas Symphony Orchestra: Symphonic Journey

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

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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 the enchanting ...Read More


Chinese Warriors of Peking

Sunday, Oct 28, 2018 4:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center Merchant Hall
Presented By: Hylton Presents

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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 tournament w...Read More


Gallery Exhibit: Hidden Narratives

Tuesday, Oct 30, 2018 10:00am
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center Buchanan Partners Art Gallery

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


Nature Visions 2018: Northern Virginia Photography Expo

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

The annual Nature Visions Photo Expo (NVPE) offers over 30 presentations by locally and nationally known photographers with expertise in a variety of fields. 

Take in an all-day seminar on Friday, November 2nd, led by Thomas Heaton, world-renowned photographer from the UK. Saturday’s keynote address...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

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


Matinee Idylls: Virginia Opera: A Taste of Opera

Tuesday, Nov 13, 2018 12:30pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center Gregory Family Theater
Presented By: Matinee Idylls

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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 Foundation Emerging Artists Program. Witness opera st...Read More


Jazz 4 Justice(TM)

Friday, Nov 16, 2018 8:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center Merchant Hall, Hylton Performing Arts Center Didlake Grand Foyer, Science and Technology
Presented By: Mason School of Music

The Mason Jazz Ensemble, directed by Jim Carroll, collaborates with the law community to present its annual benefit concert, Jazz 4 Justice™. Proceeds from this performance support vital community efforts by the Bar Foundation and the George Mason University Jazz Studies Department.

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Jazz 4 Justice(TM)

Friday, Nov 16, 2018 8:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center Merchant Hall, Hylton Performing Arts Center Didlake Grand Foyer, Science and Technology
Presented By: Mason School of Music

The Mason Jazz Ensemble, directed by Jim Carroll, collaborates with the law community to present its annual benefit concert, Jazz 4 Justice™. Proceeds from this performance support vital community efforts by the Bar Foundation and the George Mason University Jazz Studies Department.

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$20 adu...Read More


A Midsummer Night's Dream

Saturday, Nov 17, 2018 8:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center Merchant Hall
Presented By: Hylton Presents

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Aquila Theatre

Aquila Theatre returns to the Merchant Hall stage with a magical and witty production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Shakespeare’s timeless tale of love and its many complications never fails to entertain and remind us of his literary genius. “The course of true love...Read More


Youth Orchestras of Prince William: Illusions

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

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 William region. This performance begins with the youngest instrumentalists and culminates with the Youth S...Read More


Virginia National Ballet: The Nutcracker

Friday, Nov 23, 2018 2:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center Merchant Hall
Presented By: Virginia National Ballet

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 School enchant ...Read More


Big Band Holiday Swing!

Saturday, Nov 24, 2018 2:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center Gregory Family Theater
Presented By: Silver Tones Swing Band

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 area next to ...Read More


Northern Virginia Ballet: The Nutcracker

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

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 star guest perf...Read More


Silver Tones Swing Band

Saturday, Nov 24, 2018 7:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center Gregory Family Theater
Presented By: Silver Tones Swing Band

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 area next to ...Read More


InTune Music Studio: Winter Recital

Sunday, Nov 25, 2018 1:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center Gregory Family Theater
Presented By: InTune Music Studio

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

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

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Chanticleer

Sunday, Nov 25, 2018 2:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center Merchant Hall
Presented By: Hylton Presents

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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 blend of 12 male...Read More


6th Annual Christmas Extravaganza!

Thursday, Nov 29, 2018 7:30pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center Merchant Hall
Presented By: Swing Machine Big Band

Celebrate the Holiday season with Swing Machine – D.C.’s premier big band! 

Tickets: $10, Free (children 2 and under)

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The White House Band

Friday, Nov 30, 2018 8:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center Gregory Family Theater
Presented By: American Roots Series

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The White House Band, led by Dave Detwiler and featuring Darden Purcell and Glenn Scimonelli, performs everything from Dixieland and swing to jazz, pop, and rock, with much of the repertoire having been composed in The White House for various Presidents and their guests. Detwiler ...Read More


Black Nativity by Langston Hughes

Saturday, Dec 01, 2018 3:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center Gregory Family Theater
Presented By: Creative and Performing Arts Center

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 musical, this joyous theater experience will tran...Read More


Manassas Chorale: Silver Noel

Saturday, Dec 01, 2018 7:30pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center Merchant Hall
Presented By: Manassas Chorale

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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 an evening to ...Read More


Clara's Christmas

Sunday, Dec 02, 2018 3:30pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center Merchant Hall
Presented By: Asaph Dance Ensemble

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 all-time fav...Read More


2018 Annual Messiah Sing-A-Long

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

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 through the hall ...Read More


American Festival Pops Orchestra

Friday, Dec 07, 2018 8:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center Merchant Hall
Presented By: Hylton Presents

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Holiday Pops: Songs of the Season

Deck the halls with boughs of holly! Celebrate the holidays at the Hylton Center with the American Festival Pops Orchestra’s annual holiday concert, which has become a cherished tradition. This uplifting evening promises favorite clas...Read More


Manassas Symphony Orchestra: All Creatures Great and Small

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

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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!

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Vienna Boys Choir

Sunday, Dec 09, 2018 2:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center Merchant Hall
Presented By: Hylton Presents

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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
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center Merchant Hall
Presented By: Manassas Ballet Theatre

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 for all ages...Read More


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

Friday, Dec 14, 2018 8:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center Gregory Family Theater
Presented By: Prince William Little Theatre

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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 Christmas Eve.

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Canadian Brass

Sunday, Dec 16, 2018 2:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center Merchant Hall
Presented By: Hylton Presents

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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
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center Buchanan Partners Art Gallery

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


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

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


We Shall Overcome

Sunday, Jan 20, 2019 3:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center Merchant Hall
Presented By: Hylton Presents

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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


The Phantom Tollbooth

Saturday, Jan 26, 2019 2:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center Merchant Hall
Presented By: Hylton Family Series

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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 toy car through...Read More


Shanghai Opera Symphony Orchestra

Friday, Feb 08, 2019 8:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center Merchant Hall
Presented By: Hylton Presents

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Rossini: Overture to Il Barbiere di Siviglia
He Zhanhao & Chen Gang: The Butterfly Lovers Violin Concerto
Berlioz: Symphonie Fantastique

Founded in 1956, the Shanghai Opera Symphony Orchestra is celebrated for its refined interpretation of classical symphonic repertoire...Read More


The Golden Age of Broadway: The Mason Cabaret in Concert

Friday, Feb 08, 2019 8:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center Gregory Family Theater
Presented By: Mason School of Theater

Directed by James Gardiner & Erin Gardiner
Musical Direction 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” will have you danc...Read More


The Golden Age of Broadway: The Mason Cabaret in Concert

Friday, Feb 08, 2019 8:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center Gregory Family Theater
Presented By: Mason School of Theater

Directed by James Gardiner & Erin Gardiner
Musical Direction 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” will have you danc...Read More


Steel Magnolias

Saturday, Feb 09, 2019 8:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center Merchant Hall
Presented By: Hylton Presents

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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: Merling Trio

Tuesday, Feb 12, 2019 12:30pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center Gregory Family Theater
Presented By: Matinee Idylls

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Recognized as one of today’s premier ensembles, this international trio comprising violin, cello, and piano has performed across the globe, released critically acclaimed recordings, and brings together musicians from Polish, Japanese, and Dutch backgrounds. The Merling Trio has be...Read More


Maybe April

Saturday, Feb 16, 2019 8:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center Gregory Family Theater
Presented By: American Roots Series

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


Youth Orchestras of Prince William: Dreams

Sunday, Feb 17, 2019 3:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center Merchant Hall
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. Come early for a chamber music performance and complimentary light...Read More


Cirque Mechanics

Saturday, Feb 23, 2019 8:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center Merchant Hall
Presented By: Hylton Presents

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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


Prince William Chamber of Commerce Business Awards

Tuesday, Feb 26, 2019 6:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center Gregory Family Theater

See pwchamber.org for more information.

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The Julian Bliss Septet

Friday, Mar 01, 2019 8:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center Merchant Hall
Presented By: Hylton Presents

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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


Manassas Symphony Orchestra: Tesoros hispanos

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

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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.

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Manassas Ballet Theatre: A Fantasque Evening

Friday, Mar 08, 2019 7:30pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center Merchant Hall
Presented By: Manassas Ballet Theatre

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 of their own....Read More


Prince William Little Theatre: Anne of Green Gables

Friday, Mar 08, 2019 8:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center Gregory Family Theater
Presented By: Prince William Little Theatre

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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 never the same, a...Read More


Goitse

Saturday, Mar 16, 2019 8:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center Merchant Hall
Presented By: Hylton Presents

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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


Manassas Chorale: Silver Voices

Saturday, Mar 23, 2019 7:30pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center Merchant Hall
Presented By: Manassas Chorale

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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 marvel at the unit...Read More


The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show

Saturday, Mar 30, 2019 2:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center Merchant Hall
Presented By: Hylton Family Series

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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 Seahorse, The Very L...Read More


Mason Dance Company Gala

Sunday, Mar 31, 2019 4:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center Merchant Hall
Presented By: Mason School of Dance

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

Tickets:
$28 adults
$15 students and seniors

Individual tickets go on sale August 1.

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Mason Dance Company Gala

Sunday, Mar 31, 2019 4:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center Merchant Hall
Presented By: Mason School of Dance

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

Tickets:
$28 adults
$15 students and seniors

Individual tickets go on sale August 1.

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Matinee Idylls: Thomas Pandolfi

Tuesday, Apr 02, 2019 12:30pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center Gregory Family Theater
Presented By: Matinee Idylls

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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. Enjoy his masterful interpretation of works inclu...Read More


Russian National Ballet

Friday, Apr 05, 2019 8:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center Merchant Hall
Presented By: Hylton Presents

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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 composers. Base...Read More


The Seldom Scene

Saturday, Apr 06, 2019 8:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center Gregory Family Theater
Presented By: American Roots Series

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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 Rickie Simpkins on banjo, Dudle...Read More


Keyboard Conversations® with Jeffrey Siegel

Saturday, Apr 27, 2019 8:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center Merchant Hall
Presented By: Hylton Presents

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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 hilarious Cir...Read More


American Festival Pops Orchestra

Friday, May 03, 2019 8:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center Merchant Hall
Presented By: Hylton Presents

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Movie Music Magic

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 memora...Read More


Manassas Symphony Orchestra: Ode to Joy!

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

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The Manassas Symphony Orchestra closes its season in the grandest of styles when it is joined by nearly 100 Prince William County choir students and soloists in a performance of Ludwig van Beethoven’s choral masterpiece, Symphony No. 9 in D minor, Op. 125. Don’t miss this epic sea...Read More


Youth Orchestras of Prince William: Serendipity

Sunday, May 05, 2019 3:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center Merchant Hall
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. Come early for a chamber musi...Read More


Manassas Ballet Theatre: The Sleeping Beauty

Friday, May 17, 2019 7:30pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center Merchant Hall
Presented By: Manassas Ballet Theatre

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 Ballet Theatre Or...Read More


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

Friday, May 31, 2019 7:30pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center Merchant Hall
Presented By: Manassas Chorale

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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 history, its pe...Read More