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MasterWorx Presents: Seussical The Musical

February 3 @ 7:00 pm

  Join MasterWorx this February in the Historic Academy Theatre for their production of Seussical The Musical!    ABOUT THE SHOW   “Oh, the thinks you can think!” Now one of the most performed shows in America, Seussical is a fantastical, magical, musical extravaganza! Seussical lovingly brings to life all of our favorite Dr. Seuss characters, including Horton the Elephant, The Cat in the Hat, Gertrude McFuzz, lazy Mayzie, and a little boy with a big imagination – Jojo. The…

First Fridays

February 4 @ 5:00 pm

  The Academy Center of the Arts is proud to present a new gallery exhibition each month featured in our Academy Galleries.   Join the Academy every First Friday of the month from 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM, as we unveil our latest art exhibits, featuring an array of local, regional and national artists presenting their works in various mediums.   The Ann White Academy and Up Front Galleries are both located on the first floor of the Patricia Harrington…

MasterWorx Presents: Seussical The Musical

February 4 @ 7:00 pm

  Join MasterWorx this February in the Historic Academy Theatre for their production of Seussical The Musical!    ABOUT THE SHOW   “Oh, the thinks you can think!” Now one of the most performed shows in America, Seussical is a fantastical, magical, musical extravaganza! Seussical lovingly brings to life all of our favorite Dr. Seuss characters, including Horton the Elephant, The Cat in the Hat, Gertrude McFuzz, lazy Mayzie, and a little boy with a big imagination – Jojo. The…

MasterWorx Presents: Seussical The Musical

February 5 @ 2:00 pm

  Join MasterWorx this February in the Historic Academy Theatre for their production of Seussical The Musical!    ABOUT THE SHOW   “Oh, the thinks you can think!” Now one of the most performed shows in America, Seussical is a fantastical, magical, musical extravaganza! Seussical lovingly brings to life all of our favorite Dr. Seuss characters, including Horton the Elephant, The Cat in the Hat, Gertrude McFuzz, lazy Mayzie, and a little boy with a big imagination – Jojo. The…

MasterWorx Presents: Seussical The Musical

February 5 @ 7:00 pm

  Join MasterWorx this February in the Historic Academy Theatre for their production of Seussical The Musical!    ABOUT THE SHOW   “Oh, the thinks you can think!” Now one of the most performed shows in America, Seussical is a fantastical, magical, musical extravaganza! Seussical lovingly brings to life all of our favorite Dr. Seuss characters, including Horton the Elephant, The Cat in the Hat, Gertrude McFuzz, lazy Mayzie, and a little boy with a big imagination – Jojo. The…

MasterWorx Presents: Seussical The Musical

February 6 @ 3:00 pm

  Join MasterWorx this February in the Historic Academy Theatre for their production of Seussical The Musical!    ABOUT THE SHOW   “Oh, the thinks you can think!” Now one of the most performed shows in America, Seussical is a fantastical, magical, musical extravaganza! Seussical lovingly brings to life all of our favorite Dr. Seuss characters, including Horton the Elephant, The Cat in the Hat, Gertrude McFuzz, lazy Mayzie, and a little boy with a big imagination – Jojo. The…

Jefferson Choral Society Presents: Beatles Rewind

February 13 @ 4:00 pm

    The Jefferson Choral Society, the area's oldest and largest adult choir, will present its winter concert on February 13th at 4:00 pm on the Historic Academy Theatre stage. Hear favorites such as Twist and Shout, Let It Be, Yesterday, and so many more, accompanied by a small rock band. Just as relevant today as it was decades ago, Beatles music promotes peace, love, and living in perfect harmony. Return to the days of yore as you hum along…

A Tribute to Josephine Baker

February 17 @ 7:30 pm

    Join the Academy Center of the Arts and Jennifer Petticolas as they present A Tribute to Josephine Baker on Thursday, February 17, 2022 at 7:30 PM, in the Historic Academy Theatre. The event features community artists and allies,  including members of the Juneteenth Coalition, who will help us present an artistic and introspective look into the life of Josephine Baker through song, dance and poetry. In addition this evening will feature a one-act play written and directed by…

YWCA Central Virginia Presents: Raise the Vibrations and Voices

February 18 @ 7:30 pm

    Join YWCA Central Virginia, in performance partnership with the Academy Center of the Arts, presents Raise the Vibrations & Voices on February 18, 2022 at 7:30PM, in the Historic Academy Theatre.   This production will feature a powerful collection of performances in varying styles of expression, including dance pieces. It will incorporate the newly released production of “Voices” from the V-Day organization, a compilation of monologues and poems written by women of color to help raise voices towards…

6th Street Sessions

February 23 @ 7:30 pm

    The 6th Street Sessions are a collaborative effort to highlight the rich heritage of jazz music in the Greater Lynchburg community. Each session will feature a set of music written by a specific composer along with a brief talk-back about the history of their work and life. Each event will end with a jazz jam open to audience participants.     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yFnVaYvghZM     February - Josh Barling and Flat Five performing "Kind of Blue" by Miles Davis…

Masters of Illusion

Masters of Illusion® – Believe the Impossible

February 26 @ 7:30 pm

  Masters of Illusion, the hit CW television series and America’s largest touring magic show is coming to the Historic Academy Theatre LIVE on February 26, 2022! [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ijc4CH1pGYs] [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-vbKq20sfNg]   Only the best, most unique, amusing, astounding and amazing performers have been chosen to perform in Masters of Illusion. Master of Illusion is a huge stage phenomenon born from the multi-award-winning television series “Masters of Illusion,” which is heading into its 8th season on the CW in 2021.…

First Fridays

March 4 @ 5:00 pm

  The Academy Center of the Arts is proud to present a new gallery exhibition each month featured in our Academy Galleries.   Join the Academy every First Friday of the month from 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM, as we unveil our latest art exhibits, featuring an array of local, regional and national artists presenting their works in various mediums.   The Ann White Academy and Up Front Galleries are both located on the first floor of the Patricia Harrington…

Drum Tao

March 4 @ 7:30 pm

    Drum Tao showcases the world’s foremost male and female performers in Japanese taiko drumming. Hailed for its fiery and athletic drumming routines, the group performs with impeccable syncopation on a wide assortment of drums, spanning handheld snare drums to Odaiko drums that can weigh up to 3 tons.   Highlighting Japan’s many art forms, Drum Tao also features elegant performances on flute, marimba, harp, and more. Blending drumming with energizing choreography, vibrant sets, and contemporary costuming, the group…

Charlottesville Ballet Presents: A Fairy Tale Gathering

March 12 @ 1:00 pm

  The interactive ballet A Fairy Tale Gathering returns to Lynchburg! Created by Co-Director Emily Hartka (E. C. Glass Class of '05), this original production is specially designed for ages 3-8 and brings together famous fairy tale characters for an enchanting afternoon tea party. The 45-minute performance features a cast of local Lynchburg children alongside Charlottesville Ballet's professional company artists and is the perfect introduction to the magic of dance.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ccn3OfbIJdI   Join us for the special VIP "Ever…

Charlottesville Ballet Presents: A Fairy Tale Gathering

March 12 @ 4:00 pm

  The interactive ballet A Fairy Tale Gathering returns to Lynchburg! Created by Co-Director Emily Hartka (E. C. Glass Class of '05), this original production is specially designed for ages 3-8 and brings together famous fairy tale characters for an enchanting afternoon tea party. The 45-minute performance features a cast of local Lynchburg children alongside Charlottesville Ballet's professional company artists and is the perfect introduction to the magic of dance.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ccn3OfbIJdI   Join us for the special VIP "Ever…

Kiss Me Kate

March 18 @ 7:30 pm

    Renaissance Theatre an Academy Performance Partner Presents: Kiss Me Kate     Audition Information    Audition Dates: Sunday, January 9, 2022, or Monday, January 10, 2022, at 7:00 PM in the Academy Warehouse Theatre. Call Backs will be made Tuesday, January 11, 2022. Auditions begin Sunday, January 9, 2022, or Monday, January 10, 2022, at 7:00 PM and will include three parts, running concurrently, so all persons wishing to audition should be there by 7:00 PM. Persons planning…

Kiss Me Kate

March 19 @ 2:00 pm

    Renaissance Theatre an Academy Performance Partner Presents: Kiss Me Kate     Audition Information    Audition Dates: Sunday, January 9, 2022, or Monday, January 10, 2022, at 7:00 PM in the Academy Warehouse Theatre. Call Backs will be made Tuesday, January 11, 2022. Auditions begin Sunday, January 9, 2022, or Monday, January 10, 2022, at 7:00 PM and will include three parts, running concurrently, so all persons wishing to audition should be there by 7:00 PM. Persons planning…

Kiss Me Kate

March 19 @ 7:30 pm

    Renaissance Theatre an Academy Performance Partner Presents: Kiss Me Kate     Audition Information    Audition Dates: Sunday, January 9, 2022, or Monday, January 10, 2022, at 7:00 PM in the Academy Warehouse Theatre. Call Backs will be made Tuesday, January 11, 2022. Auditions begin Sunday, January 9, 2022, or Monday, January 10, 2022, at 7:00 PM and will include three parts, running concurrently, so all persons wishing to audition should be there by 7:00 PM. Persons planning…

Kiss Me Kate

March 20 @ 2:00 pm

    Renaissance Theatre an Academy Performance Partner Presents: Kiss Me Kate     Audition Information    Audition Dates: Sunday, January 9, 2022, or Monday, January 10, 2022, at 7:00 PM in the Academy Warehouse Theatre. Call Backs will be made Tuesday, January 11, 2022. Auditions begin Sunday, January 9, 2022, or Monday, January 10, 2022, at 7:00 PM and will include three parts, running concurrently, so all persons wishing to audition should be there by 7:00 PM. Persons planning…

6th Street Sessions

March 23 @ 7:30 pm

    The 6th Street Sessions are a collaborative effort to highlight the rich heritage of jazz music in the Greater Lynchburg community. Each session will feature a set of music written by a specific composer along with a brief talk-back about the history of their work and life. Each event will end with a jazz jam open to audience participants.     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yFnVaYvghZM     February - Josh Barling and Flat Five performing "Kind of Blue" by Miles Davis…

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