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City Auditorium LLC Presents: Michael W. Smith Christmas

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Historic Academy Theatre
December 22, 2018 @ 7:30 pm
$30 – $85


City Auditorium LLC Presents:

Michael W. Smith Christmas

An Unforgettable Night of Music



Multi-Platinum artist, best-selling author, and acclaimed actor Michael W. Smith continues to live out his dream; he releases new music regularly and performs around the world to sold-out crowds of loyal and inspired fans.


During Michael’s storied career, he’s not only been honored with three Grammy Awards, 45 Dove Awards, an American Music Award and has sold more than 15 million albums, he’s also given back to the global community.  Learn more about this artist at michaelwsmith.com.

A VIP 2-ticket package is also available and includes:


  • Two Onstage Seats
  • Dinner for two at 5-Star restaurant Jimmy On The James (Right across the street from the Academy Center of the Arts) https://www.jimmysonthejames.com
  • Meet & Greet with Michael W Smith
  •  Valet Parking
  • Signed poster and gift bag


To purchase VIP tickets, call our Box Office at (434) 846-8499 or purchase online.

Please note: This performance is not an Academy Center of the Arts production.





Tier 3 Seats:$35.00

Tier 2 Seats:$70.00

Tier 1 Seats:$85.00

VIP 2-Ticket Package: $500


Ticket price includes Lynchburg Amusement Tax, Historic Theatre Restoration Fees, and a Ticket Surcharge.


To purchase VIP tickets, call our Box Office at (434) 846-8499.


To view our seating map for the Historic Academy of Music Theatre, click here.


For more information or to purchase tickets for this performance, contact our Box Office at (434) 846-8499.





Parking is available on-site and throughout downtown Lynchburg. The parking map above shows all of the free public and paid parking available. In addition, street parking is also available on most streets.


View Parking Map


Please note: If attending an event or performance after 5pm or on weekends, Lot 2 (Pacific Life Lot) and Lot 12 (Regional Business Alliance) are free and open to for public use. We suggest utilizing these lots, which are closest to the Academy Center of the Arts and within walking distance.





All ticket sales are final. There will be NO REFUNDS or exchanges for purchased tickets.

Tickets may be purchased in advance or at the door. Our delivery methods are as follows:

Print at home: This option allows you print your tickets at home or access them on a mobile device via email.

Regular Mail: For an additional fee, your tickets will be mailed to you ahead of the event.

Box Office: You may stop by our Box Office, Monday-Friday from 9am-5pm, and have us print your tickets for you.

All tickets for this show will be sold through academycenter.org and our ticketing system. Please do not use third-party resellers, as we do not contract with them. Should you use a reseller, the Academy Center of the Arts will not be liable for any issues with your purchase.

All ticket sales are subject to a Historic Theatre Restoration Fee and credit/debit card processing fees.

Historic Academy Theatre
December 22, 2018 @ 7:30 pm
$30 – $85


At the Academy Center of the Arts, the health and safety of our patrons, staff, performers, and volunteers is our priority. Like you, we are closely monitoring COVID-19 and its current impact on our community, and are following CDC guidelines and recommendations from local authorities and the Virginia Department of Health.

In response to current CDC recommendations, the requests of our performing artists, and to protect our community, everyone entering the Academy Center of the Arts’ facilities for Academy ticketed performances, classes, and gallery activities will be required to wear a face mask as of September 17, 2021.

– Guests must remain masked at all times, however, masks can be removed momentarily only when eating or drinking.

– Masks must fit snugly and cover the wearer’s nose and mouth.

– Masks will be readily available in our lobbies, galleries, and classrooms for patrons in need.

Upcoming events that require COVID-19 Vaccination OR Proof of Negative COVID-19 Diagnostic test result are listed at academycenter.org/health-safety-guidelines/.

Any patrons with tickets to an Academy performance that do not wish to comply with our current policies may receive a full refund through our Box Office, M-F, 12PM – 5PM, by phone at (434) 846-8499 or by email at [email protected].