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Historic Academy Theatre

March 29 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

| $20 – $70


Opera on the James Presents:

The Barber of Seville



The final production of Opera on the James’s 2019/2020 season is Gioachino Rossini’s great comic masterpiece The Barber of Seville.


Who doesn’t love a story about a barber with a talent for match-making? The story is simple: a handsome young nobleman is in love with an independent-minded young woman, who is kept under constant surveillance by her elderly (and ill-tempered) guardian. Enter the Barber, who, through various ruses—one of which includes a mountain of shaving cream—saves the day. Nationally and internationally acclaimed vocalists will converge in Lynchburg to present a night of comedy and beautiful belcanto singing. The cast includes soprano Tess Altiveros, baritone Steven Condy, tenor David Marguiles and, as the Barber himself, baritone Brian James Meyers, described by the NY Times as possessing a “buttery baritone voice.”  Acclaimed stage director, Dean Anthony and OOTJ principal conductor Peter Leonard round out the team, with OOTJ Tyler Young Artists taking on supporting roles.




Zone 8: $20.00

Zone 7: $31.00

Zone 6: $51.00

Zone 5: $67.00

Zone 4: $87.00

Zone 3: $107.00

Zone 2: $127.00

Zone  1: $247.00



Orchestra Row Q in the very center allows a partial view of the English supertitles, but not as the seating extends to the sides.

Orchestra Rows R & S has no view of the English supertitles.

The view from Lower Balcony Row AA may be compromised by the railing for children and shorter patrons.


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


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



Know Before You Go:


Age Requirement

All patrons, regardless of age, must have a ticket for this performance unless otherwise stated. All ages are welcome.

Camera Policy

Videography and audio recording during the performances are prohibited. Photography of the set on stage is allowed pre-show, post-show, and during intermission. But we do ask that you show our designers and visiting performers some love by crediting them (and by tagging us) in your social media posts.

Content Advisory

The Academy Center of the Arts offers a diverse selection of entertainment. Not all productions may appeal to or be appropriate for every guest or for all ages. Ticket buyers should take responsibility for making informed decisions regarding their purchases. We recommend visiting the official show website of each show you are coming to see at the Academy. If you ever have questions about the content or appropriateness of a show, please contact us at boxoffice@academycenter.org.

Doors Open

Our lobby doors open 60 minutes prior to show time.

Inclement Weather

All indoor performances scheduled at the Academy Center of the Arts normally take place as planned unless otherwise stated.


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.


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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.

Ticket Policies

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:

Will Call: Tickets will be held at “will call” at the Box Office up to one hour before the show.

Print at Home: This option allows you to 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 Pick Up: You may stop by our Box Office, Monday through Thursday, 10:00am – 4:00pm, Friday 12:00pm – 8:00pm, or Saturday 12:00pm – 4:00pm and have us print your tickets for you.

Tickets held at “will call” that are not picked up by the beginning of the show may be re-sold at the discretion of the Box Office staff.

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.


Want to volunteer and see this show for free? Visit this link or contact Hillary Duke, hduke@academycenter.org, for more information.



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