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Beginning October 18, 2021, proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test result is required for all audience members. Details here.

January 2022

Gallery Exhibit: 10th Annual Prince William County Public Schools Student Exhibition

Tuesday, Jan 11, 2022 10:00am

January 11 –February 20

Featuring expressive and original works of art, this student artwork from Prince William County Public Schools represents the creative talents of students from elementary to high school. The visual arts program in PWCS prepares students to be visually innovative and to develo... Read more

Dance Etc. School of the Arts: 40th Winter Concert

Saturday, Jan 15, 2022 7:00pm

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From performances at Disney World to Super Bowls and the Macy’s Day Parade, Dance Etc. School of the Arts, directed by Ann Boyle, has wowed audiences for 40 years. Join them for this performance featuring select students and program highlights.

$20

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ARTfactory Pied Piper Theatre: Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella

Saturday, Jan 22, 2022 2:00pm
Saturday, Jan 22, 2022 7:00pm
Sunday, Jan 23, 2022 3:00pm

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A pumpkin coach, glass slipper, and well-fed mice are only a few of the requisite elements that bring this "happily ever after" tale to life. Enjoy musical favorites including In My Own Little Corner; Impossible, and Ten Minutes Ago. The young and young at heart alike will be captivated ... Read more

Veterans and the Arts Initiative: Spring 2022 Guitar Workshop Series

Tuesday, Jan 25, 2022 7:00pm
Tuesday, Feb 01, 2022 7:00pm
Tuesday, Feb 08, 2022 7:00pm
Tuesday, Feb 15, 2022 7:00pm
Tuesday, Feb 22, 2022 7:00pm
Tuesday, Mar 01, 2022 7:00pm
Tuesday, Mar 08, 2022 7:00pm
Tuesday, Mar 15, 2022 7:00pm

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Have you always wanted to try the guitar? Musicians of all skill levels are invited to bring their guitars — or try one of ours — in eight weeks of workshops with Glen McCarthy, instructor at the Mason Community Arts Academy and at George Mason University. These workshops are open and FREE ... Read more

Veterans and the Arts Initiative: Picturing You! Collage and Self-Portraiture

Wednesday, Jan 26, 2022 7:00pm
Wednesday, Feb 02, 2022 7:00pm
Virtual Event

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How many of us take the time to look in a mirror and think about who that person is staring back at us? This workshop is about exploring what defines us and makes us unique from our friends, neighbors, coworkers, and even family members. Using collage techniques incorporating paper and pers... Read more

CANCELED: US Navy Band: Awakenings

Saturday, Jan 29, 2022 3:00pm

This performance has been canceled.


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Hylton Presents

The Polish Wieniawski Philharmonic Orchestra

Saturday, Feb 05, 2022 8:00pm

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Lech Walesa Freedom Tour
Wojciech Rodek, conductor
Tomasz Ritter, pianist

Lutoslawski: Mala Suite
Chopin: Piano Concerto No. 2
Schubert: Symphony No. 9 in C major, The Great

Traveling far from the thriving cultural hotspot in Gdansk on the Baltic Sea, the Polish Wieniawski Philharmonic Orche... Read more

Mason School of Theater

RESCHEDULED: In a Sentimental Mood: The Music of Duke Ellington Performed by The Mason Cabaret

Friday, Feb 11, 2022 8:00pm

This performance by Mason Cabaret has been rescheduled to April 15-16 (with a free preview on April 14). The Ticket Office will contact all ticket holders via email with their options. Please contact the Ticket Office at cfatix@gmu.edu or 703-993-2787 if you haven't heard from them by January 20.

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Hylton Presents

Ballet Hispánico

Saturday, Feb 19, 2022 8:00pm

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Artists-in-Residence
Noche de Oro: A Celebration of 50 Years

Founded 50 years ago by National Medal of Arts recipient, Tina Ramírez, Ballet Hispánico is a renowned Latinx dance organization and was recently recognized by the Ford Foundation as one of America’s Cultural Treasures. Ballet ... Read more

Hylton Family Series

Popovich Comedy Pet Theater

Sunday, Feb 20, 2022 1:00pm
Sunday, Feb 20, 2022 4:00pm

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Direct from the Vegas Strip, the Hylton Center welcomes Popovich Comedy Pet Theater. The whole family will be awestruck by the juggling feats of Gregory Popovich along with the circus tricks of his adorable and spotlight-stealing furry and feathered friends. A fifth-generation... Read more

Gallery Exhibit: Jenny Wu

Tuesday, Feb 22, 2022 10:00am

In the Aggregate

February 22 –April 3 

Jenny Wu transforms liquid paint into sculpture built from layers of latex paint poured on glass, color over color, to form a thick cake-like aggregate. Once dried, the material is cut into small brick-like forms and assembled in vibrant patterns on a flat surf... Read more

Va National Ballet - The Beatles! Tango Nights; and For those we lost

Saturday, Feb 26, 2022 2:00pm
Saturday, Feb 26, 2022 7:30pm

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Enjoy three premieres starting with The Beatles!, a contemporary ballet to the Beatles greatest hits. Next on the program, Tango Nights, a sensuous neo-classical ballet to the music of Argentinian composer Astor Piazzolla. And closing the performance: For Those We Lost, a powerful and em... Read more

Matinee Idylls

Lena Seikaly Trio

Tuesday, Mar 01, 2022 1:30pm

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Called “one of Washington’s preeminent jazz singers” and “brightest voices in jazz” (The Washington Post), jazz vocalist and Washington, D.C.-area native Lena Seikaly performs a sumptuous afternoon of jazz standards. Her rich mezzo-soprano voice is not only making waves locall... Read more

Manassas Symphony Orchestra: Amadeus!

Saturday, Mar 05, 2022 7:30pm

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Brian Woods, praised for his thoughtful and dynamic performances, joins the Manassas Symphony Orchestra for an all-things-Mozart concert to perform Mozart’s Piano Concerto in A Major. Tchaikovsky’s homage Suite No. 4 (“Mozartiana”) opens the concert and Mozart’s engaging Symphony No. 38 ... Read more

Hylton Presents

Velocity Irish Dance

Sunday, Mar 06, 2022 4:00pm

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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 David Ge... Read more

Manassas Ballet Theatre: Gaite Parisienne & More!

Friday, Mar 11, 2022 7:30pm
Saturday, Mar 12, 2022 7:30pm
Sunday, Mar 13, 2022 3:00pm

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Streaming begins March 26

Full of amorous flirtation and fun, Gaite Parisienne is a one-act ballet first presented in 1938 by Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo at New York’s Metropolitan Opera House. Set to the back drop of a popular Parisian club, vibrant characters of the day gather for a ni... Read more

Prince William Little Theatre: Sister Act

Friday, Mar 11, 2022 8:00pm
Saturday, Mar 12, 2022 2:00pm
Saturday, Mar 12, 2022 8:00pm
Sunday, Mar 13, 2022 2:00pm
Friday, Mar 18, 2022 8:00pm
Saturday, Mar 19, 2022 2:00pm
Saturday, Mar 19, 2022 8:00pm
Sunday, Mar 20, 2022 2:00pm

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This feel-good?musical comedy smash based on the hit 1992 film has audiences jumping to their feet!  When disco diva Deloris Van Cartier witnesses a murder, she is placed in protective custody where she is the least likely to be found: a convent! Filled with gospel music and outrageous d... Read more

Manassas Chorale: Wonder, Love and Praise

Saturday, Mar 19, 2022 7:30pm

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The Chorale joins forces with the Voices United Workshop Choir, a guest clinician, and a lively orchestra to “raise the roof” in this annual concert of sacred music that includes toe-tapping spirituals, beautiful melodies, and stunning arrangements.  

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Hylton Family Series

The Okee Dokee Brothers

Sunday, Mar 20, 2022 1:00pm
Sunday, Mar 20, 2022 4:00pm

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Bluegrass and American roots music fans, bring your youngins’ to experience the down-home Americana folk music you love with the GRAMMY Award-winning duo, The Okee Dokee Brothers. Long before the duo won four Parents’ Choice Awards, Joe Mailander and Justin Lansing grew up as ... Read more

Veterans and the Arts Initiative: Exploring Self & Social Identity with Women Veterans: A Hybrid Mixed Media Workshop

Tuesday, Mar 22, 2022 7:00pm
Tuesday, Mar 29, 2022 7:00pm
Tuesday, Apr 05, 2022 7:00pm

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Want to make art? Join us for this three-part hybrid workshop, in-class or virtual, that explores Women Veterans' self and social identity through mixed media. Andi Benge, School of Art instructor in the College of Visual and Performing Arts at George Mason University, will teach how to com... Read more

Virginia National Ballet/Gainesville Ballet

Virginia National Ballet: Snow White

Saturday, Mar 26, 2022 2:00pm

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Back by popular demand, Rafik Hegab’s original version of Snow White first enchanted audiences in 2017.  Featuring delightful choreography, hilarious scenes with the seven dwarves, whimsical sets and costumes, and a fantastic musical score based on the Disney movie.  Fun for the whole fa... Read more

Madalyn Walker, Master's Oboe Recital

Sunday, Mar 27, 2022 1:00pm
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Hylton Presents

Keyboard Conversations® with Jeffrey Siegel: Storytelling in Tones

Sunday, Mar 27, 2022 2:00pm

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Become a classical music insider with virtuoso pianist Jeffrey Siegel. Popular with classical music lovers and newcomers alike, his unique “concerts with commentary” format gives the story behind the music. In this concert, you’ll hear the vibrant works of Scott Joplin, Aaron Copland, Ma... Read more

Veterans and the Arts Initiative: Collaborative Quilt Workshop

Saturday, Apr 02, 2022 1:00pm
Sunday, Apr 03, 2022 1:00pm

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Join us for this two-part family workshop — no quilting or sewing experience required! Combining easy fiber arts and mixed media techniques, Emily Fasick, Art Educator, Hylton Center, teaches how to create your own unique quilt square that will then be assembled alongside others into a comm... Read more

GMU Tuba Euphonium Ensemble Concert*

Saturday, Apr 02, 2022 2:00pm
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Ordway Conservatory Youth Ballet: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Saturday, Apr 02, 2022 4:00pm

Take a fantastical journey with young Charlie who wins a Golden Ticket to magical and mysterious chocolate factory. Willie Wonka, Oompa Loompas, and other fun characters bring this beloved tale to life.

$23 adult; senior (65+), military, $18 youth (ages 21 and under)

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Hylton Family Series

Paddington Gets in a Jam

Sunday, Apr 03, 2022 1:00pm
Sunday, Apr 03, 2022 4:00pm

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Paddington is in the kitchen cooking up a batch of his favorite jam when he runs out of sugar! He goes next door to borrow a cup from his neighbor, Mr. Curry, who is frantically preparing for a visitor. Paddington volunteers to help, leading to hilarious chaos. Will Paddington... Read more

Gallery Exhibit: Jayne Matricardi

Tuesday, Apr 05, 2022 10:00am

Motherscape

April 5 – May 22

Jayne Matricard’s Motherscape features the artist’s paintings, mixed media works, and poetry that explore the psychological landscape of motherhood. The exhibition shines light on the hidden struggles of motherhood and reckons with the mythologies and societal expectatio... Read more

Matinee Idylls

Virginia Opera: A Taste of Opera

Tuesday, Apr 05, 2022 1:30pm

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Virginia Opera returns with a passion-infused afternoon filled with drama, poetry, history, and romance. A small group of opera singers perform beloved arias, duets, and ensembles selected from recent and upcoming Virginia Opera productions. Experience rising opera stars perfo... Read more

Josias Ventura, Senior Tuba Recital*

Saturday, Apr 09, 2022 4:00pm
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Andrew Sharrock, Master's Composition Recital*

Saturday, Apr 09, 2022 6:00pm
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Dewberry School of Music

Mason Broadway Chorale Showcase

Saturday, Apr 09, 2022 8:00pm

The University Chorale presents a series of Broadway classics for their 2022 spring showcase. The Broadway Showcase is a popular feature of the choral program at Mason each spring semester. Students assist with the design, coaching, and creating choreography for the production.

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Brian Bera, Senior Double Bass Recital*

Sunday, Apr 10, 2022 5:00pm
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Terrian Jennings, Senior Vocal Music Education Recital*

Sunday, Apr 10, 2022 7:00pm
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Gianmarco en Concierto

Thursday, Apr 14, 2022 8:00pm

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Gianmarco is back!
ACOUSTIC TOUR USA 2021
Get your tickets today. Limited capacity.

Tickets: $149, $129, $99, $69, $49

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Nice & Wonderful Productions

Miss Virginia USA & Miss Virginia Teen USA Preliminary Competition

Saturday, Apr 16, 2022 2:00pm

The Commonwealth of Virginia’s most beautiful, brilliant, and inspiring young women come together in one spectacular event. These young ladies will grace the stage in a high-caliber production number, glamorous evening gown competition, electrifying swimsuit competition (active wear for Teens) and m... Read more

CANCELED: CAPAC Annie, Jr.

Saturday, Apr 16, 2022 3:00pm
Sunday, Apr 17, 2022 3:00pm
Saturday, Apr 23, 2022 3:00pm
Sunday, Apr 24, 2022 3:00pm

This performance has been canceled. Ticket holders will be contacted by the Hylton Center Ticket Office.

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Nice & Wonderful Productions

Miss Virginia USA & Miss Virginia Teen USA Final Competition

Saturday, Apr 16, 2022 8:00pm

Come see who will represent Virginia at the nationally televised MISS USA 2022 Pageant and MISS TEEN USA 2022! The Commonwealth of Virginia’s most beautiful, brilliant, and inspiring young women come together in this exciting final competition. These young ladies will grace the stage in a high-calib... Read more

Hylton Presents

Acrobuffos

Sunday, Apr 24, 2022 4:00pm

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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 comedy tr... Read more

Hylton Center 12th Anniversary Gala

Friday, Apr 29, 2022 6:00pm

The Hylton Center’s annual in-person gala returns in 2022 with double the festivities! The 12th Anniversary Gala will be a two-day celebration that supports the Hylton’s artistic performances, Education Initiative, Veterans and the Arts Initiative, Hylton Center endowment, and more. Join us on Frida... Read more

Leslie Odom, Jr.

Saturday, Apr 30, 2022 8:00pm

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Known globally for his Tony Award-winning performance as Aaron Burr in the hit musical Hamilton, Broadway superstar Leslie Odom, Jr. presents a thrilling concert for the Hylton Center's 12th Anniversary Gala! Odom, Jr. is a multifaceted performer whose career spans theater, television, ... Read more

Matinee Idylls

John Bullard

Tuesday, May 03, 2022 1:30pm

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Featuring Markus Compton

In a delightfully unusual pairing, banjoist John Bullard and pianist Markus Compton perform folk-classical fusion music. The charming blend of sound harkens back to the combination of harpsichord and lute, transforming the works of Bach and Vivaldi wit... Read more

Manassas Symphony Orchestra: Reflection and Hope

Saturday, May 07, 2022 7:30pm

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Colgan High School senior Angelina Seamster has been playing cello with the Manassas Symphony Orchestra since the 8th grade. Miss Seamster returns as a guest soloist to perform Haydn’s Cello Concerto No. 1 in C Major. The orchestra closes the concert and its 21-22 season with Beethoven’s... Read more

Northern Virginia Ballet & Academy of Russian Ballet: Sleeping Beauty

Sunday, May 08, 2022 2:00pm
Sunday, May 08, 2022 6:00pm

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Fall under the spell of this fairytale classic.  Upon being cursed by malevolent Carabosse, Princess Aurora is doomed to eternal slumber that can only be ended by the kiss of true love. Supported by award-winning dancers, gorgeous costumes and sets, this production is not to be missed. 

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Hylton Presents

American Festival Pops Orchestra: Broadway’s Best

Saturday, May 14, 2022 8:00pm

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Featuring Lisa Vroman

The American Festival Pops Orchestra presents a musical tribute to Broadway in an evening of popular melodies, timeless ballads, and nostalgic favorites. Enjoy an evening of popular Broadway melodies, timeless ballads, and nostalgic favorites. Maestro Anthony Maiell... Read more

Old Bridge Chamber Orchestra

OBCO Goes to the Movies: A Tribute to John Williams

Sunday, May 15, 2022 3:00pm

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Enjoy an afternoon at the movies!  This tribute to the film scores of John Williams is sure to delight with music from some of the composer’s biggest hits: Summon the Heroes, Harry Potter, Indiana Jones, Superman, Jurassic Park and Star Wars.

$20 adult, $15 senior (65+), military (activ... Read more

Manassas Ballet Theatre: Cinderella

Friday, May 20, 2022 7:30pm
Saturday, May 21, 2022 7:30pm
Sunday, May 22, 2022 3:00pm

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Streaming begins June 4

The magic of Cinderella closes out Manassas Ballet Theatre’s (MBT) 2021-22 season. Performed by MBT for only the second time in the company’s history, this fairytale ballet celebrates one of the most famous happily ever after stories ever told. A lush production s... Read more

Independence Nontraditional School: Graduation Ceremony

Thursday, Jun 02, 2022 6:00pm
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Manassas Chorale: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow

Friday, Jun 03, 2022 7:30pm

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Take a musical journey with the Chorale, its smaller ensemble, orchestra, and the Greater Manassas Children’s Choir for an evening of music that features “time" as a central theme (songs include “Yesterday,” “Today,” and “Tomorrow.”)  Student singers in Grades 2-8 join adults in this mov... Read more

January 2022