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Apr 01Saturday @ 3:00 PM
Dragons and Mythical Beasts
Saturday @ 3:00 PM
Apr 27Thursday @ 7:30 PM
Legally Blonde - The Musical
Thursday @ 7:30 PM
Apr 30Sunday @ 3:00 PM
ARTrageous: The Electrifying Art & Music Circus!
Child tickets $10!
Sunday @ 3:00 PM
Apr 25Tuesday @ 7:30 PM
ALVIN AILEY® AMERICAN DANCE THEATER
Presented by The Virginia Arts Festival
Tuesday @ 7:30 PM
May 27Saturday @ 2:00 PM
Madagascar - A Musical Adventure
Child tickets $18!
Saturday @ 2:00 PM
One week from today! Spectacular puppets come to life in Dragons and Mythical Beasts, a brand-new, interactive and spellbinding adventure, where the young and young-at-heart come face-to-face with some of the most magnificent monsters and beasts ever to walk the earth. Just don't wake the Dragon! Matinee show Saturday, April 1 @ 3 p.m. Child tickets $15! Special thanks to our Family Series sponsor, Priority Automotive.
“Watching Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater can change your life. If that sounds like a slogan, it’s truth in advertising.” - The New York Times On stage Tuesday, April 25 at 7:30 p.m. with tickets starting at $25. Presented by the Virginia Arts Festival.
Tickets are FREE and a few remain for Saturday night's RYAN SHAW Masters of R&B concert. Three-time GRAMMY ® nominated Shaw will take us on a musical journey as only he can, celebrating the music of Stevie Wonder, Otis Redding, Prince, Marvin Gaye, Donny Hathaway, Sam Cooke, The Temptations, Bill Withers and others. This Arts for All free community concert is generously underwritten by Ferguson Center sponsors.
Violinist Gil Shaham has been a special favorite of local audiences and is one of America’s most revered and recorded instrumentalists. He performs the beautiful Dvořák Violin Concerto, a youthful piece that is virtuosic and joyous all the way through. The program also includes a selection of Dvořák’s Slavonic Dances, newly reimagined by composers commissioned specifically for this project. Virginia Symphony Music Director Eric Jacobsen conducts.
From the creators of the smash hit Dinosaur World Live who bring spectacular puppets to life, don’t miss Dragons and Mythical Beasts, a brand-new, interactive and spellbinding adventure. Matinee show Saturday, April 1 @ 3 p.m. Child tickets $15! Special thanks to our Family Series sponsor, Priority Automotive.
Gifted with impeccable comic timing, a beautifully powerful voice and unique charisma, Bernadette Peters dazzles audiences and critics alike, and is universally hailed as one of the greatest Broadway performers of all time. Don't miss An Evening With Bernadette Peters accompanied by the Virginia Symphony Orchestra, Saturday, April 8! Special thanks to our show sponsor, Larry King Law.
Defying gravity with amazing displays of contortion, flexibility and control — The Peking Acrobats push the limits of human ability. Incredible trick-cycling. Precision juggling. Awe-inspiring tumbling, somersaulting and gymnastics. Rich pageantry. With a time-honored tradition rooted in centuries of Chinese history and folk art, they delight and astonish audiences of all ages. As a special treat, this all-new production features performers from The Shanghai Circus! Sunday, March 12 @ 3 p.m. Child tickets $15. Special thanks to our Family series sponsor, Priority Automotive.
The Connie and Marc Jacobson Music Director Laureate JoAnn Falletta returns to direct the orchestra and Virginia Symphony Orchestra Chorus in Mozart’s transcendent Requiem. The program begins with Richard Strauss’ tone poem, Death and Transfiguration, that explores what lies beyond our earthly existence. Friday, March 10 at 7:30 p.m.
How is this even possible? No wonder The Peking Acrobats are described as “breathtaking" and “quite unbelievable” by critics the world over. Matinee performance Sunday, March 12 @ 3 p.m. Child tickets $15! Special thanks to our family series sponsor, Priority Automotive.
CNU Department of Music Chair Kelly Rossum is an international trumpet artist, improviser and composer. He'll present his original music for a full, modern big band with some of the best musicians on the east coast. His high-energy musical selections range from classic funk to progressive improvisation to Cuban mambo and lush ballads. On stage next Friday, March 3. All tickets $20.
Are you ready to be amazed? This attraction has been called “breathtaking" and “quite unbelievable” by critics the world over. As a special treat for fans of The Peking Acrobats, this all-new production now features performers from The Shanghai Circus. It's an acrobatic extravaganza unlike any other! Matinee performance Sunday, March 12 @ 3 p.m. Child tickets $15! Special thanks to our family series sponsor, Priority Automotive.
It's a Motown, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Grammy Lifetime Achievement doubleheader featuring The Temptations ("My Girl," "Ain't Too Proud To Beg," "Just My Imagination"), and The Four Tops ("It's the Same Old Song," "Baby I Need Your Loving," "Ain't No Woman Like the One I've Got"). Enjoy a romantic and nostalgic evening with these legendary supergroups – together again! On stage April 13. Special thanks to our show sponsors, Priority Automotive and Bonefish Grill.
Attention TOTO fans! A few prime seats in center orchestra, second row were just released for sale! Get them before they're gone! Call the ticket office at (757) 594-8752.
TOTO on stage tonight! Joining Steve Lukather and Joseph Williams are new band members bassist John Pierce (Huey Lewis and The News), drummer Robert “Sput” Searight (Ghost-Note), and keyboardist/ background vocalist Steve Maggiora (Robert Jon & The Wreck), keyboardist Dominique “Xavier” Taplin (Prince, Ghost-Note) and multi-instrumentalist/vocalist Warren Ham (Ringo Starr). Special thanks to show sponsors C.D. West & Company Real Estate and Consumer Litigation Associates, P.C.
The United States Army Field Band & Soldiers' Chorus is coming to the Ferguson Center March 23. Come out, meet your Army, and show your patriotic support! Tickets are free and required for entry. https://bit.ly/3JUhrzu
CNU Department of Music Chair Kelly Rossum is an international trumpet artist, improviser and composer. He will present his original music for a full, modern big band comprised of some of the best musicians on the east coast. His high-energy musical selections range from classic funk to progressive improvisation to Cuban mambo and lush ballads ... sure to inspire and entertain! Kelly Rossum Modern Big Band, March 3. All tickets $20.
On Feb. 9, Virginia Symphony Orchestra presents Shining Stars, celebrating the musical artistry of two of the VSO’s most beloved veterans, Concertmaster Vahn Armstrong and Principal Oboe Sherie Aguirre. The program includes Bach's Double Concerto for violin and oboe and Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 5, which received an ovation that lasted well over half an hour at its premiere in 1937.
“Lovable Charming and Gutsy” - The New York Times Holding onto hope when times are tough can take an awful lot of determination, and sometimes, an awful lot of determination comes in a surprisingly small package. ANNIE on stage one month from today! Special thanks to our 2022-23 season sponsor, Langley Federal Credit Union, Broadway series sponsor TowneBank, and show sponsors The Chesapeake, Lockwood's Carpets, Al Fresco and H. Dieter and Mary Elizabeth Hoinkes.
Get ready for an afternoon of family fun with the amazing Peking Acrobats featuring the Shanghai Circus, Sunday, March 12 at 3 p.m. Performers dazzle with acrobatic feats, trick-cycling, precision tumbling, juggling, somersaulting and incredible gymnastics accompanied by musicians playing traditional Chinese instruments.Child tickets just $15! Special thanks to our Family Series sponsor, Priority Automotive. https://bit.ly/3kMNYwR
Throughout her illustrious career, Bernadette Peters has dazzled audiences and critics with her performances on stage and television, in concert and on recordings. She is one of the most critically acclaimed Broadway performers, having garnered numerous accolades including three Tony Awards, a Golden Globe, three Emmy and four Grammy Award nominations and a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. An Evening With Bernadette Peters, Saturday, April 8.
Join legendary performer Michael Feinstein in a musical tribute to the great Judy Garland's100th birthday! Executive produced by Liza Minnelli, this nostalgic and spectacular musical journey will lead audiences through Garland's amazing life, with Feinstein sharing stories he learned from Minnelli and other close friends. Tickets as low as $25.50. On stage Friday, Feb. 3!
Free community concert announcement! "Three-time GRAMMY ® nominee Ryan Shaw brings his soulful powerhouse vocals for an evening of rhythm & blues, celebrating the masters who have scored the soundtracks of our lives, including the music of Stevie Wonder, Otis Redding, Prince, Marvin Gaye, and many others. RYAN SHAW Masters of R&B, on stage March 18 and featuring the Virginia Symphony Orchestra. This is a free community concert underwritten by our generous sponsors in support of Ferguson Center's Arts for All program. Tickets at https://bit.ly/3XIjjPF
Founded by cellist Yo-Yo Ma and today under the leadership of Rhiannon Giddens, Grammy Award-winning Silkroad Ensemble presents Uplifted Voices, showcasing women artists performing the folk and ancestral music of Ireland, Japan, China and native populations across North America. A truly stunning collaboration of global instrumentation and strings! Jan. 31 in our acoustically superb Peebles Theatre. Tickets at https://bit.ly/3ZPN7f7