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Hylton Presents

Series Prices: $624.00, $532.00, $375.00, for 18 events
Or Choose-your-own series with any 3 or more performances!

Hylton Presents offers another season of performing arts at the Hylton Center with an unbeatable showcase of talent from renowned national and international artists.

CANCELED - Israel Symphony Orchestra

Saturday, Jan 30, 2021 8:00pm

The Israel Symphony Orchestra’s tour has been canceled, including this performance at the Hylton Performing Arts Center.

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CANCELED - Pilobolus

Friday, Feb 19, 2021 8:00pm

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BIG FIVE-OH! A 50th Anniversary Celebration

They’ve been knocking down artistic barriers for half a century, and to celebrate the Big Five-Oh!Pilobolus brings a program of trailblazing classics and new work to the stage. This innovative modern dance company effortlessly blends the...Read More

CANCELED - L.A. Theatre Works: Lucy Loves Desi: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Sitcom

Saturday, Feb 20, 2021 8:00pm

L.A. Theatre Works tour of Lucy Loves Desi has been canceled, including this performance at the Hylton Performing Arts Center.

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Friday, Mar 05, 2021 8:00pm

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Air Play

Umbrellas fly, fabrics soar over the audience, giant balloons swallow people, and snow swirls, filling the stage with a spectacle the whole family will enjoy! Without words, the Acrobuffos enrapture audiences with a beautiful visualization of air itself. This physical come...Read More

Velocity Irish Dance

Sunday, Mar 07, 2021 2:00pm

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Get ready for Velocity Irish Dance, a high-octane celebration of the past, the present, and—most especially—the future of Irish dance. In their exhilarating performance, two dancing wunderkinds—James Devine (the Guinness World Record holder for the Fastest Feet in the World) and Da...Read More

Broadway Princess Party

Friday, Mar 26, 2021 8:00pm

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Starring Laura Osnes, Susan Egan, Courtney Reed, and Christy Altomare

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-...Read More

Keyboard Conversations® with Jeffrey Siegel

Sunday, Apr 11, 2021 2:00pm

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The Romantic Connection – Chopin, Schumann, and Liszt

This “concert with commentary” is perfect for classical music lovers and those who want to be. Virtuoso pianist Jeffrey Siegel plays works by important piano composers of the Romantic period and shares fascinating stories about e...Read More

The Romeros with Isabel Leonard

Saturday, Apr 17, 2021 8:00pm

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60th Anniversary Tour

Welcome the “Royal Family of Guitar,” the Romeros, for their 60th Anniversary tour. This quartet of Spanish guitarists encompasses three generations of virtuosos in one incredible family. The world-renowned ensemble has performed with nearly every major symphon...Read More

The Capitol Steps

Sunday, Apr 25, 2021 8:00pm

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Putting the “mock” in democracy for more than 30 years, Washington’s premier political satire troupe, the Capitol Steps, returns to Merchant Hall for another roasting. No one on the political spectrum is safe from their clever parodies, hilarious skits, and tongue-in-cheek musical ...Read More

Leslie Odom, Jr.

Sunday, May 02, 2021 7:00pm

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The Hylton Center 11th Anniversary Gala presents Broadway superstar Leslie Odom, Jr. for a sensational benefit performance in Merchant Hall.  Odom is a multifaceted Tony and Grammy ® Award-winning performer, best known for his breakout role as Aaron Burr in the Broadway phenomenon ...Read More

Past Events

10th Anniversary Season Announcement

Tuesday, Aug 25, 2020 7:00pm
Location: Virtual Event
Presented By: Hylton Performing Arts Center

The time has come to unveil the Hylton Center’s 10th Anniversary Season! Join Director of Programming Adrienne Bryant Godwin and Executive Director Rick Davis for this live, virtual event to learn about exciting in-person performances on the grounds of the Hylton Center as well as fall programming o...Read More

Charm City Junction

Sunday, Oct 04, 2020 4:00pm
Location: West Side Campus Field and Hill, Science and Technology Campus
Presented By: Hylton on the Hill

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From dance-inducing Old Time rhythms and foot stomping Irish melodies to hard-driving bluegrass, Baltimore-based acoustic roots quartet Charm City Junction creates a fresh soundscape that keeps listeners on the edge of their seats wondering where they'll go next. Featuring fid...Read More

CANCELED: Ranky Tanky

Sunday, Oct 11, 2020 4:00pm
Location: West Side Campus Field and Hill, Science and Technology Campus
Presented By: Hylton on the Hill

Weather Update: Due to impending inclement weather, this outdoor performance by Ranky Tanky is canceled. Ticket holders will be contacted about their ticket options. We look forward to presenting a digital concert by Ranky Tanky, recorded at the Hylton Center. Watch for this in 2021!

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The Queen’s Cartoonists

Sunday, Oct 18, 2020 6:30pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center, Science and Technology Campus, West Side Campus Field and Hill, Science and Technology Campus
Presented By: Hylton on the Hill

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Update: The Queen's Cartoonists performance start time has been moved to 6:30 p.m. to accommodate the screen projections. The Hylton on the Hill venue and parking area will open one hour before performance time.

With virtuosic musicianship, multi-instrumental mayhem, and large ...Read More

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