Based on guidance from health authorities and government agencies, the Producer for this performance is implementing new safety measures. All patrons will be required to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination (second shot at least 14 days before the event) or take a COVID-19 diagnostic test within 48-hours before the event and provide proof of negative result to door staff prior to entering the venue. All patrons are required to wear masks inside the venue at all times except when consuming food or beverage in designated locations. Prolonged periods of mask removal are not permitted. Ticket holders that are unable or unwilling to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination or proof of COVID-19 diagnostic negative test result may contact the Box Office in advance by phone at (434) 846-8499, M-F, 12PM-5PM, or by email at [email protected]
The Academy Center of the Arts asks that any visitors exhibiting signs of illness, fever, or those in direct contact with the COVID-19 virus stay home. Refunds may be facilitated through our Box Office, M-F, 12PM – 5PM, by phone at (434) 846-8499 or by email at [email protected]
We thank you for your patience and understanding as we remain committed to protecting the health and safety of our community and the Artists that visit our venues.
For additional questions, please email or call our Box Office, open 12PM – 5PM Monday through Friday by phone at (434) 846-8499.
With a star-studded cast, full orchestra, sumptuous costumes and beautiful sets, Opera on the James returns to the Academy Historic
Theatre stage with a brand-new production of The Barber of Seville. The show premieres in just under a month and there is much to be excited about.
Unfolding over two acts, the story follows the adventures of the Barber, Figaro, as he assists Count Almaviva in luring breathtakingly beautiful Rosina away from her wretched guardian. This audience-pleasing favorite is full of melodious comedy that will leave audiences understanding exactly why this opera is one of the most popular shows ever written.
The illustrious cast features Hilary Ginther as Rosina, fresh from her successful Hong Kong debut; Metropolitan Opera singer, and brilliant comic Robert McPherson as Count Almaviva; Lynchburg audience favorite Robert Balonek as The Barber; Corey McGee, a rising star who was born in Central Virginia, as Basilio; and Daniel Klein as Dr. Bartolo. Directed by Dean Anthony and conducted by Peter Leonard, this is an event not to be missed.
Box Seat: $240.00 plus taxes and fees
Zone 1: $120.00 plus taxes and fees
Zone 2: $100.00 plus taxes and fees
Zone 3: $80.00 plus taxes and fees
Zone 4: $60.00 plus taxes and fees
Zone 5: $45.00 plus taxes and fees
Zone 6: $30.00 plus taxes and fees
Students: $15.00 plus taxes and fees
For more information or to purchase tickets to this performance, contact our Box Office at (434) 846-8499.
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