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New Works Festival
Department of Drama
New Works Festival
Join the Department of Drama for the premieres of these new plays written and produced by UVA students mentored by UVA Drama faculty: The Lookout by Olivia Comm, Viewing Pleasure by Nancy-Wren Bradshaw, and Wake Up Music by Micah Ariel Watson. Admission is free, but tickets are required.
Wed 4/26/17 8:00PM Helms Theatre New Works Festival
Thu 4/27/17 8:00PM Helms Theatre New Works Festival
Fri 4/28/17 8:00PM Helms Theatre New Works Festival


Klezmer Ensemble
McIntire Department of Music
Klezmer Ensemble
The University of Virginia McIntire Department of Music presents the U.Va. Klezmer Ensemble with special guest artist, Grammy-award winning singer and multi-instrumentalist Lorin Sklamberg (Klezmatics) on Thursday, April 27th at 8 pm in Old Cabell Hall.
Thu 4/27/17 8:00PM Old Cabell Hall Klezmer Ensemble


U.Va. Baroque Orchestra
McIntire Department of Music
U.Va. Baroque Orchestra
The McIntire Department of Music is proud to present the University of Virginia Baroque Orchestra with special guest artist, fortepianist David Breitman in concert on Friday, April 28th at 8:00pm in Old Cabell Hall.
Fri 4/28/17 8:00PM Old Cabell Hall U.Va. Baroque Orchestra


U.Va. Jazz Ensemble
McIntire Department of Music
U.Va. Jazz Ensemble
The U.Va. Jazz Ensemble, directed by trumpeter/composer John D’earth, will present Natural Synergies with special guests Glen Whitehead and the Cuong Vu Trio on Saturday, April 29th, at 8:00pm in Old Cabell Auditorium.
Sat 4/29/17 8:00PM Old Cabell Hall U.Va. Jazz Ensemble


U.Va. Chamber Music Series
McIntire Department of Music
U.Va. Chamber Music Series
The McIntire Department of Music is pleased to present the 2016-2017 University of Virginia Chamber Music Series. This annual series, which presents innovative performances by the University of Virginia's world-class faculty and celebrated guest artists, is comprised of six professional performances for the University and the central Virginia community. These intimate afternoon concerts are programmed to offer both new and traditional works that will delight audiences of all musical tastes.
Sun 4/30/17 3:30PM Old Cabell Hall U.Va. Chamber Music Series: John Mayhood, Piano


A Celebration of Great Choruses
Oratorio Society of Virgina
A Celebration of Great Choruses
The Oratorio Society of Virginia's 2016-2017 season will wrap up with A Celebration of Great Choruses on Mother’s Day, May 14, 2017 at U.Va.’s Old Cabell Hall.
Sun 5/14/17 4:00PM Old Cabell Hall A Celebration of Great Choruses


Middletown
Heritage Theatre Festival
Middletown
Population: stable. Elevation: same. The main street is called Main Street. Average as average can be. Or is it? Join the colorful residents of Middletown in this darkly funny play about battling life’s absurdities in an effort to become a “normal” human being.

Woody Guthrie's American Song
Heritage Theatre Festival
Woody Guthrie's American Song
America’s iconic troubadour comes to life in this exuberant celebration of the songs he wrote and the life he lived. Guthrie’s heartfelt anthems, which imagined “there’s a better world a-coming,” offered hope during depressionera America and continue to inspire hope today.
Fri 6/30/17 7:30PM Culbreth Theatre Woody Guthrie's American Song
Sat 7/1/17 7:30PM Culbreth Theatre Woody Guthrie's American Song
Tue 7/4/17 2:00PM Culbreth Theatre Woody Guthrie's American Song (Matinee)
Wed 7/5/17 7:30PM Culbreth Theatre Woody Guthrie's American Song
Thu 7/6/17 7:30PM Culbreth Theatre Woody Guthrie's American Song
Fri 7/7/17 7:30PM Culbreth Theatre Woody Guthrie's American Song
Sat 7/8/17 2:00PM Culbreth Theatre Woody Guthrie's American Song (Matinee)
Sat 7/8/17 7:30PM Culbreth Theatre Woody Guthrie's American Song


Chapatti
Heritage Theatre Festival
Chapatti
A pair of late-in-life neighbors looking for new homes for their respective four-legged friends rediscover in each other the power of human connection. Heritage is proud to feature Drama’s own married couple and UVA retired faculty Richard Warner and Judith Reagan in this endearing and touching tale of unexpected second chances.

Baskerville
Heritage Theatre Festival
Baskerville
Things are anything but elementary when one of the literary world’s most famous whodunits is transformed into a madcap comedy featuring five actors playing forty characters! Join the adventure as Sherlock Holmes and his trusty sidekick, Watson, comb the moors for clues before the Baskerville curse dooms its newest heir.
Sat 7/22/17 2:00PM Ruth Caplin Theatre Ken Ludwig's Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery (Matinee)
Sat 7/22/17 8:00PM Ruth Caplin Theatre Ken Ludwig's Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery
Tue 7/25/17 8:00PM Ruth Caplin Theatre Ken Ludwig's Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery
Wed 7/26/17 8:00PM Ruth Caplin Theatre Ken Ludwig's Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery
Thu 7/27/17 8:00PM Ruth Caplin Theatre Ken Ludwig's Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery
Fri 7/28/17 8:00PM Ruth Caplin Theatre Ken Ludwig's Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery
Sat 7/29/17 8:00PM Ruth Caplin Theatre Ken Ludwig's Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery


Company
Heritage Theatre Festival
Company
Former HTF Artistic Director Bob Chapel returns to direct Stephen Sondheim’s Tony Award-winning musical. Featuring Broadway classics like “The Ladies Who Lunch” and “Being Alive,” Company tells the story of 35-year-old Robert as he examines his commitment to bachelorhood through a series of hilarious interactions with adviceoffering married couples and temporary girlfriends.

Barry Lubin as "Grandma"
Heritage Theatre Festival
Barry Lubin as "Grandma"
This clown...gets around! International circus star Barry Lubin recently made history as the first clown to perform on all seven continents, and now he is bringing his iconic clown “Grandma” (the longtime face of the Big Apple Circus) to the Ruth Caplin Theatre for a riotous romp sure to delight both the young and the young-at-heart.
Fri 8/4/17 7:00PM Ruth Caplin Theatre Barry Lubin as "Grandma"
Sat 8/5/17 2:00PM Ruth Caplin Theatre Barry Lubin as Grandma (Matinee)
Sat 8/5/17 7:00PM Ruth Caplin Theatre Barry Lubin as "Grandma"