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524 Main Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
(434 846-8499

March 2019

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Back to the Future Film Event

March 23 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Historic Academy Theatre, 524 Main Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
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  Back to the Future Film Event     Power up your DeLorean… recharge your flux capacitor… and get ready to experience Back to the Future just like Marty McFly! This film event will featured themed drinks, snacks, decor, photo opportunities, and pre-show activities.  Patrons might even catch Marty McFly and Doc Brown in the flesh.   Costumes are encouraged! All ages may attend this event. The film begins at 7:30pm. Doors open at 6:30pm.     Tickets:   General Admission: $10.00   For more information or to purchase tickets to this performance, contact our Box Office at (434) 846-8499.     Sponsored By:   TBA     Parking:   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.     Ticketing Policies:…

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Cantate Children’s and Youth Choir Present: Folksongs of the Four Seasons

March 24 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Historic Academy Theatre, 524 Main Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
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  Cantate Children’s and Youth Choir Present: Folksongs of the Four Seasons     Cantate Children’s and Youth Choir, Central Virginia’s community choir for young singers, welcomes the Greater Richmond Children’s Choir for this collaborative concert.  The heart of the program will be a cantata by Ralph Vaughan Williams “Folk Songs of the Four Seasons” sung by both choirs and accompanied by a string quintet and piano.   Please note: This performance is not an Academy Center of the Arts’ production.     Tickets:   General Admission: $12.00 youth / $14.00 adults   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.     Parking:   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…

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Historic Theatre Happy Hour Tour

March 26 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Historic Academy Theatre, 524 Main Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
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Spend an evening at the beautifully restored Historic Academy Theatre for a behind the scenes tour of the historic venue, paired with happy hour drink specials and live music performed by local artists.   Historic Theatre Happy Hour Tours are free to attend. Drink specials include $2.00 drafts and $4.00 wine. Tours will begin at 5:30pm and run on a 30-minute schedule.   Tours are capped to 200 attendees.     Sponsored By:       Parking:   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.

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April 2019

Opera on the James Presents: La Traviata

April 5 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Historic Academy Theatre, 524 Main Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
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  Opera on the James Presents:  La Traviata Sung in Italian with English Supertitles     La Traviata will bring the splendor of the opera voice to a space that was built to showcase it. This love story of fate and sacrifice is considered Verdi's most famous opera. Exhausted by her restless life as a courtesan, Violetta knows she will die soon, but then she meets the young and idealistic Alfredo, who offers her true love – with tragic consequences. The title role of the “fallen woman” has captured the imaginations of audiences and performers alike with its inexhaustible vocal and dramatic possibilities and challenges.   Please note: This performance is not an Academy Center of the Arts production.     Sponsored By: Cary T. Roberts Phyllis B. Workman     Tickets:   Zone 8: $20.00 Zone 7: $36.00 Zone 6: $51.00 Zone 5: $67.00 Zone 4: $87.00 Zone 3: $107.00 Zone 2: $127.00 Zone  1: $247.00   PLEASE NOTE THESE SEATING CONSTRAINTS: 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…

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Opera on the James Presents: La Traviata

April 7 @ 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Historic Academy Theatre, 524 Main Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
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  Opera on the James Presents:  La Traviata Sung in Italian with English Supertitles     La Traviata will bring the splendor of the opera voice to a space that was built to showcase it. This love story of fate and sacrifice is considered Verdi's most famous opera. Exhausted by her restless life as a courtesan, Violetta knows she will die soon, but then she meets the young and idealistic Alfredo, who offers her true love – with tragic consequences. The title role of the “fallen woman” has captured the imaginations of audiences and performers alike with its inexhaustible vocal and dramatic possibilities and challenges.   Please note: This performance is not an Academy Center of the Arts production.     Sponsored By: Cary T. Roberts Phyllis B. Workman     Tickets:   Zone 8: $20.00 Zone 7: $36.00 Zone 6: $51.00 Zone 5: $67.00 Zone 4: $87.00 Zone 3: $107.00 Zone 2: $127.00 Zone  1: $247.00   PLEASE NOTE THESE SEATING CONSTRAINTS: 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…

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Academy Presents: Ladies of Laughter

April 12 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Historic Academy Theatre, 524 Main Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
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  Academy Presents: Ladies of Laughter   Tickets for this event will be released to members January 28, 2019. Remaining tickets will be released to the public on February 5, 2019.     Since 1999, Ladies of Laughter has established itself as THE SOURCE for funny women and has jump-started the careers of countless women in comedy, including Tammy Pescatelli, Melissa Rauch (Big Bang Theory) and Amy Schumer.  The Ladies of Laughter Funny & Fabulous Tour includes past winners and the best talent from its national competition.  Past events have been produced at major theaters, casinos and even Madison Square Garden.   Leighann Lord: Smart, sexy, savvy, and funny, Leighann Lord’s “heads up humor” is stand-up comedy at it’s finest. Inspired by the brilliance of George Carlin, the smooth jazz style of Franklyn Ajaye, and the elegance of Rita Rudner, Leighann has crafted her own unique brand of Thinking Cap Comedy. It’s no wonder she received the NYC Black Comedy Award for “The Most Thought Provoking Black Female Comic.”  And for two consecutive years, Leighann was Harlem Week’s official comedian. (The only other comedian in Harlem Week’s history to earn that distinction was Richard Pryor.) Leighann has performed around the world. In London she appeared at…

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Met Opera LIVE in HD: Die Walkure

April 14 @ 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Historic Academy Theatre, 524 Main Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
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  Met Opera LIVE in HD: Die Walkure     The Academy Center of the Arts continues the Metropolitan Opera HD Broadcast series, featuring Wagners's Die Walkure on Sunday, April 14, 2019, at 2:00pm in the Historic Academy Theatre.   The Academy is excited to offer HD Broadcasts of the Metropolitan Opera's performances throughout the year in the Historic Academy of Music Theatre. Stay tuned for the upcoming schedule of Met Opera performances in 2019.   Speaker: Peter Leonard   Peter spent 20 years conducting full-time in Germany.  He says: “I went there with the hope of conducting more Wagner, and I did!  I’ll never forget the first time that I completed my first “Ring Cycle” (today’s opera is the second part of this massive tetralogy).  Die Walküre is the most popular opera in the Cycle.  Its story is deeply human: a father’s love for his children conflicts with his lust for power and his duty to the laws which he himself has created. Vivid images are clothed in music of sublime intensity. A magic sword lies hidden in the trunk of a giant tree. But, when discovered and used in battle, it is shattered by Wotan as punishment for disobedience.  The Magic Fire Music…

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Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, Jr.

April 20 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Historic Academy Theatre, 524 Main Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
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  Disney's Beauty and the Beast, Jr. A Youth Theatre Production     Based on the original Broadway production that ran for over thirteen years and was nominated for nine Tony Awards, and the Academy Award-winning motion picture, Disney’s Beauty and the Beast JR. is a fantastic adaptation of the story of transformation and tolerance. Disney’s Beauty and the Beast JR. features some of the most popular songs ever written by Alan Menken and the late Howard Ashman, along with new songs by Mr. Menken and Tim Rice.   The classic story tells of Belle, a young woman in a provincial town, and the Beast, who is really a young prince trapped under the spell of an enchantress. If the Beast can learn to love and be loved, the curse will end and he will be transformed to his former self. But time is running out. If the Beast does not learn his lesson soon, he and his household will be doomed for all eternity.     Tickets:   Tier 2: $10.00 Student Tier 2: $14.00 Adult Tier 1: $12.00 Student Tier 1: $16.00 Adult Box Seats: $17.00 Student Box Seats: $23.00 Adult   To view our seating map for the Historic…

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Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, Jr.

April 20 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Historic Academy Theatre, 524 Main Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
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  Disney's Beauty and the Beast, Jr. A Youth Theatre Production     Based on the original Broadway production that ran for over thirteen years and was nominated for nine Tony Awards, and the Academy Award-winning motion picture, Disney’s Beauty and the Beast JR. is a fantastic adaptation of the story of transformation and tolerance. Disney’s Beauty and the Beast JR. features some of the most popular songs ever written by Alan Menken and the late Howard Ashman, along with new songs by Mr. Menken and Tim Rice.   The classic story tells of Belle, a young woman in a provincial town, and the Beast, who is really a young prince trapped under the spell of an enchantress. If the Beast can learn to love and be loved, the curse will end and he will be transformed to his former self. But time is running out. If the Beast does not learn his lesson soon, he and his household will be doomed for all eternity.     Tickets:   Tier 2: $10.00 Student Tier 2: $14.00 Adult Tier 1: $12.00 Student Tier 1: $16.00 Adult Box Seats: $17.00 Student Box Seats: $23.00 Adult   To view our seating map for the Historic…

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Historic Theatre Happy Hour Tour

April 23 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Historic Academy Theatre, 524 Main Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
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Spend an evening at the beautifully restored Historic Academy Theatre for a behind the scenes tour of the historic venue, paired with happy hour drink specials and live music performed by local artists.   Historic Theatre Happy Hour Tours are free to attend. Drink specials include $2.00 drafts and $4.00 wine. Tours will begin at 5:30pm and run on a 30-minute schedule.   Tours are capped to 200 attendees.     Sponsored By:       Parking:   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.

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Thomas Jefferson’s Poplar Forest Presents: Jefferson & Adams, On Stage And In Conversation

April 27 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Historic Academy Theatre, 524 Main Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
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  Thomas Jefferson’s Poplar Forest Presents: Jefferson & Adams, On Stage And In Conversation     Written by Howard Ginsberg and based on his original play, this is the story of the turbulent 52-year friendship of Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, and Adams’ wife, Abigail.  Based on the collection of letters between these prolific founding fathers – and one equally astute wife – the play fuses compelling political thoughts with passionate personal beliefs.  By focusing on the unique relationship between the characters and the spirit of the time, the play reveals each of the three as thoughtful, persevering, dedicated, innovative, relevant – and human.   Tickets include a pre-performance reception beginning at 6:30 PM.   Students ages 17 and under and college students with active college IDs may purchase student tickets.   Please note: This performance is not an Academy Center of the Arts’ production.     Tickets:   Students: $20.00 Adults: $44.00   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.     Parking:   Parking is available on-site and throughout downtown Lynchburg. The parking map…

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Palates and Palettes

April 28 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Historic Academy Theatre, 524 Main Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
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Palates and Palettes A Fundraiser to benefit the Academy Center of the Arts     The Palates and Palettes fundraiser returns to the Academy Center of the Arts this April, but with a twist!   Ticket holders will be able to engage in experiential art and culture at four Academy campus locations. You can hone your improv skills on the Historic Stage, watch a painting come to life in the Harrington Galleries, take part in a photo reveal in our new lobby, and enjoy live music in our outdoor courtyard. Each location and activity will be paired with food and beverage tastings to create a cohesive cultural experience.   Tickets include access to the event, food and beverage tastings, and each experience. Non-drinking tickets do not include alcoholic beverage tastings.     Tickets:   Drinking: $40.00 Non-Drinking: $25.00   For more information or to purchase tickets to this event, contact our Box Office at (434) 846-8499.     Parking:   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…

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May 2019

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Lynchburg Symphony Orchestra Presents: Dvorak’s New World Symphony

May 3 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Historic Academy Theatre, 524 Main Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
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  Lynchburg Symphony Orchestra Presents: Dvorak's New World Symphony     Dvorak’s best-known symphony (From the New World) was written in 1893. Inspired by Native American and African American musical features, his desire was to create a new national style of music for the U.S.   Please Note: This is not an Academy Center of the Arts' production.     Tickets:   Tier 3: $25.00 Tier 2: $31.00 Tier 1: $36.00 Box Seats: $54.00 Student or Child: $15.00 off any seat   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.     Parking:   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…

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Community Through Theatre Presents: Follies

May 10 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Historic Academy Theatre, 524 Main Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
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  Community Through Theatre Presents: Follies Book by James Goldman Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim Produced Originally on Broadway by Harold Prince Orchestration by Jonathan Tunick     A true theatrical event, this legendary masterpiece is considered by many to be the greatest musical ever created. Surreal, sophisticated, compelling, heart wrenching and epic in scope, Follies by musical theatre legend, Stephen Sondheim, and author, James Goldman, uses the musical theatre as a metaphor for the collapse of American innocence and naiveté in the post-Kennedy years.   In Follies, the time is 1971, and theatrical impresario, Dimitri Weissmann, hosts a reunion of ex-Follies performers in his crumbling theatre, setting the stage for a parade of brilliant pastiche numbers, including "Losing My Mind," "I'm Still Here" and "Broadway Baby." Amid the reminiscing, two middle-aged couples confront some unpleasant truths about their past and present, coming face-to-face with the future.   Cast List: Click Here to View Follies Cast List   Performance Dates: Friday, May 10, 2019: 7:30 PM Saturday, May 11, 2019: 7:30 PM Sunday, May 12, 2019: 2:00 PM Friday, May 17, 2019: 7:30 PM Saturday, May 18, 2019: 7:30 PM Sunday, May 19, 2019: 2:00 PM     Tickets:…

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Community Through Theatre Presents: Follies

May 11 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Historic Academy Theatre, 524 Main Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
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  Community Through Theatre Presents: Follies Book by James Goldman Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim Produced Originally on Broadway by Harold Prince Orchestration by Jonathan Tunick     A true theatrical event, this legendary masterpiece is considered by many to be the greatest musical ever created. Surreal, sophisticated, compelling, heart wrenching and epic in scope, Follies by musical theatre legend, Stephen Sondheim, and author, James Goldman, uses the musical theatre as a metaphor for the collapse of American innocence and naiveté in the post-Kennedy years.   In Follies, the time is 1971, and theatrical impresario, Dimitri Weissmann, hosts a reunion of ex-Follies performers in his crumbling theatre, setting the stage for a parade of brilliant pastiche numbers, including "Losing My Mind," "I'm Still Here" and "Broadway Baby." Amid the reminiscing, two middle-aged couples confront some unpleasant truths about their past and present, coming face-to-face with the future.   Cast List: Click Here to View Follies Cast List   Performance Dates: Friday, May 10, 2019: 7:30 PM Saturday, May 11, 2019: 7:30 PM Sunday, May 12, 2019: 2:00 PM Friday, May 17, 2019: 7:30 PM Saturday, May 18, 2019: 7:30 PM Sunday, May 19, 2019: 2:00 PM     Tickets:…

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Community Through Theatre Presents: Follies

May 12 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Historic Academy Theatre, 524 Main Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
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  Community Through Theatre Presents: Follies Book by James Goldman Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim Produced Originally on Broadway by Harold Prince Orchestration by Jonathan Tunick     A true theatrical event, this legendary masterpiece is considered by many to be the greatest musical ever created. Surreal, sophisticated, compelling, heart wrenching and epic in scope, Follies by musical theatre legend, Stephen Sondheim, and author, James Goldman, uses the musical theatre as a metaphor for the collapse of American innocence and naiveté in the post-Kennedy years.   In Follies, the time is 1971, and theatrical impresario, Dimitri Weissmann, hosts a reunion of ex-Follies performers in his crumbling theatre, setting the stage for a parade of brilliant pastiche numbers, including "Losing My Mind," "I'm Still Here" and "Broadway Baby." Amid the reminiscing, two middle-aged couples confront some unpleasant truths about their past and present, coming face-to-face with the future.   Cast List: Click Here to View Follies Cast List   Performance Dates: Friday, May 10, 2019: 7:30 PM Saturday, May 11, 2019: 7:30 PM Sunday, May 12, 2019: 2:00 PM Friday, May 17, 2019: 7:30 PM Saturday, May 18, 2019: 7:30 PM Sunday, May 19, 2019: 2:00 PM     Tickets:…

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Community Through Theatre Presents: Follies

May 17 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Historic Academy Theatre, 524 Main Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
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  Community Through Theatre Presents: Follies Book by James Goldman Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim Produced Originally on Broadway by Harold Prince Orchestration by Jonathan Tunick     A true theatrical event, this legendary masterpiece is considered by many to be the greatest musical ever created. Surreal, sophisticated, compelling, heart wrenching and epic in scope, Follies by musical theatre legend, Stephen Sondheim, and author, James Goldman, uses the musical theatre as a metaphor for the collapse of American innocence and naiveté in the post-Kennedy years.   In Follies, the time is 1971, and theatrical impresario, Dimitri Weissmann, hosts a reunion of ex-Follies performers in his crumbling theatre, setting the stage for a parade of brilliant pastiche numbers, including "Losing My Mind," "I'm Still Here" and "Broadway Baby." Amid the reminiscing, two middle-aged couples confront some unpleasant truths about their past and present, coming face-to-face with the future.   Cast List: Click Here to View Follies Cast List   Performance Dates: Friday, May 10, 2019: 7:30 PM Saturday, May 11, 2019: 7:30 PM Sunday, May 12, 2019: 2:00 PM Friday, May 17, 2019: 7:30 PM Saturday, May 18, 2019: 7:30 PM Sunday, May 19, 2019: 2:00 PM     Tickets:…

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Community Through Theatre Presents: Follies

May 18 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Historic Academy Theatre, 524 Main Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
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  Community Through Theatre Presents: Follies Book by James Goldman Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim Produced Originally on Broadway by Harold Prince Orchestration by Jonathan Tunick     A true theatrical event, this legendary masterpiece is considered by many to be the greatest musical ever created. Surreal, sophisticated, compelling, heart wrenching and epic in scope, Follies by musical theatre legend, Stephen Sondheim, and author, James Goldman, uses the musical theatre as a metaphor for the collapse of American innocence and naiveté in the post-Kennedy years.   In Follies, the time is 1971, and theatrical impresario, Dimitri Weissmann, hosts a reunion of ex-Follies performers in his crumbling theatre, setting the stage for a parade of brilliant pastiche numbers, including "Losing My Mind," "I'm Still Here" and "Broadway Baby." Amid the reminiscing, two middle-aged couples confront some unpleasant truths about their past and present, coming face-to-face with the future.   Cast List: Click Here to View Follies Cast List   Performance Dates: Friday, May 10, 2019: 7:30 PM Saturday, May 11, 2019: 7:30 PM Sunday, May 12, 2019: 2:00 PM Friday, May 17, 2019: 7:30 PM Saturday, May 18, 2019: 7:30 PM Sunday, May 19, 2019: 2:00 PM     Tickets:…

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Community Through Theatre Presents: Follies

May 19 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Historic Academy Theatre, 524 Main Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
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  Community Through Theatre Presents: Follies Book by James Goldman Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim Produced Originally on Broadway by Harold Prince Orchestration by Jonathan Tunick     A true theatrical event, this legendary masterpiece is considered by many to be the greatest musical ever created. Surreal, sophisticated, compelling, heart wrenching and epic in scope, Follies by musical theatre legend, Stephen Sondheim, and author, James Goldman, uses the musical theatre as a metaphor for the collapse of American innocence and naiveté in the post-Kennedy years.   In Follies, the time is 1971, and theatrical impresario, Dimitri Weissmann, hosts a reunion of ex-Follies performers in his crumbling theatre, setting the stage for a parade of brilliant pastiche numbers, including "Losing My Mind," "I'm Still Here" and "Broadway Baby." Amid the reminiscing, two middle-aged couples confront some unpleasant truths about their past and present, coming face-to-face with the future.   Cast List: Click Here to View Follies Cast List   Performance Dates: Friday, May 10, 2019: 7:30 PM Saturday, May 11, 2019: 7:30 PM Sunday, May 12, 2019: 2:00 PM Friday, May 17, 2019: 7:30 PM Saturday, May 18, 2019: 7:30 PM Sunday, May 19, 2019: 2:00 PM     Tickets:…

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Met Opera Broadcast in HD: Dialogues des Carmélites

May 26 @ 2:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Historic Academy Theatre, 524 Main Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
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  Met Opera Broadcast in HD: Dialogues des Carmélites     The Academy Center of the Arts continues the Metropolitan Opera HD Broadcast series, featuring Francis Poulenc's Dialogues des Carmélites on Sunday, May 26, 2019, at 2:00pm in the Historic Academy Theatre.   The Academy is excited to offer HD Broadcasts of the Metropolitan Opera's performances throughout the year in the Historic Academy of Music Theatre. Stay tuned for the upcoming schedule of Met Opera performances in 2019.   Speaker: TBA   While the French Revolution rages without, the lives of the nuns in a Carmelite monastery are first shaken, then destroyed by the conflict between faith and politics.  A devastating final scene of multiple execution by guillotine is preceded by life-and-death encounters within cloistered walls.     Tickets:   Students: $23.00 Seniors: $28.00 Adults: $31.00   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.     About Dialogues des Carmélites:   Yannick Nézet-Séguin leads the classic John Dexter production of Poulenc’s devastating story of faith and martyrdom. Mezzo-soprano Isabel Leonard sings the touching role of Blanche and soprano Karita Mattila, a…

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Academy Presents: Richard Marx

May 31 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Historic Academy Theatre, 524 Main Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
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  Academy Presents: Richard Marx   Tickets for this event will be released to members February 14, 2019. Remaining tickets will be released to the public on February 22, 2019.     Richard Marx has sold more than 30 million albums, owns 26 top 20 singles and 17 top 10s and, as a songwriter, earned a Grammy for song of the year. He’s also the writer of fourteen number one songs.   As a performer, songwriter and producer, Richard Marx’s nearly three-decade-long career has had plenty of highlights. His self-titled debut went to #8 and spawned four Top 5 singles, including the chart-topping “Hold on to the Nights”.   The follow-up, Repeat Offender, was even more successful, hitting #1 and going quadruple-platinum with two #1 singles in “Satisfied” and “Right Here Waiting.” When both Rush Street and Paid Vacation went platinum, Marx achieved a seven-year string of triumphs that rivaled any in pop-rock music history.   To mark the release of Rush Street, he embarked on a 24-hour, five-city blitz on MGM Grand Airlines, performing at every stop, a record that has yet to be broken. To this day, he is the only male artist in history to have his first seven…

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