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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

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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


Dominion Energy Veterans Guitar Workshop Series

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, 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: 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

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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 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

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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

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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+

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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

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“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

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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 ...Read More


Virginia National Ballet: Carmen and Life in the Fast Lane

Sunday, Apr 28, 2019 3:00pm

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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

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American Festival Pops Orchestra: Movie Music Magic

Friday, May 03, 2019 8:00pm

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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

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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

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

Tickets: $10; free for children under age 3 

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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.

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OBCO Goes to Broadway

Saturday, May 25, 2019 7:30pm

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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

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Northern Virginia Ballet: 2019 Recital

Sunday, May 26, 2019 5:00pm

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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)

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

Friday, May 31, 2019 7:30pm

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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 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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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 Light and Music S...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, along with their s...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 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

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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...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!

Individual tickets go on sale August 1.

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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.

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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

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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 all ages, feat...Read More


The Siberian State Symphony Orchestra

Friday, Jan 31, 2020 8:00pm

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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

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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 program that fe...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 Opposites. The s...Read More


Kevin Burt and Big Medicine

Saturday, Feb 22, 2020 8:00pm

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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

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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

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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

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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 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

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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 in the early...Read More


MILOS

Sunday, Mar 08, 2020 4:00pm

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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

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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 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

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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 outrag...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 the united ef...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, pulsating with h...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-time Tony nomine...Read More


Matinee Idylls: Virginia Opera

Tuesday, Mar 31, 2020 12:30pm

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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

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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

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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 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

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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, 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

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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 New World”.

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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

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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 Theatre Orchestra ...Read More


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.

Individual tickets go on sale August 1.

This perfo...Read More