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Guys and DollsA Musical Fable of Broadway
February 21-26
MAINSTAGE THEATRE
National Symphony Orchestra of Ukrainewith guest piano virtuoso Alexei Grynyuk
Friday, February 24 @ 8 pm
CONCERT HALL
Neil Simon's Last of the Red Hot LoversWalnut Street Theatre
February 28-March 1
MAINSTAGE THEATRE
Brahms' Schicksalslied (Song of Destiny)Featuring JMU's Chorale and Symphony Orchestra
Tuesday, February 28 @ 8 pm
CONCERT HALL
Doug Varone and Dancers"thrilling, mesmerizing work" (The Village Voice)
Wednesday, March 15 @ 8 pm
MAINSTAGE THEATRE
 
 
 


Guys and Dolls

A Musical Fable of Broadway

MAINSTAGE THEATRE


Roll the dice and fall in love with one of the greatest musicals of all time! This American classic, set in New York City around the same time it opened on Broadway in 1950, features an eclectic ensemble of high-rolling gambler “guys,” well-meaning missionary “dolls,” and brassy-voiced showgirls in a toe-tappingly fun and romantic fable about gambling men and the strong-willed women who love them. Features students from JMU’s School of Theatre and Dance. More

Mr. Burns, a Post-Electric Play

By Anne Washburn

STUDIO THEATRE

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FRI-TUE, FEB 24-28


What will endure when the cataclysm arrives—when the grid fails, society crumbles, and we’re faced with the task of rebuilding? Anne Washburn’s imaginative, dark comedy propels us forward nearly a century, following a new civilization stumbling into its future. A paean to live theatre and to the resilience of Bart Simpson through the ages, Mr. Burns is an animated exploration of how the pop culture of one era might evolve into the mythology of another. More

Last of the Red Hot Lovers

By Neil Simon

Walnut Street Theatre

MAINSTAGE THEATRE

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TUE-WED, FEB 28-MAR 1


In this freshly conceived production of Neil Simon’s classic by the acclaimed Walnut Creek Theatre, true comedy ensues when a modern man faced with a midlife crisis looks for something new and different, but ends up finding himself in the same situation, again and again! More

Body Awareness

By Annie Baker

STUDIO THEATRE

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FRI-TUE, MAR 24-28


It’s Body Awareness Week on a Vermont college campus and the organizer, Phyllis, and her partner Joyce are hosting in their home a photographer famous for his female nude portraits. Frank’s presence and chosen subject instigate tension in the household—and as the two women bicker, Joyce’s adult son (who may or may not have Asperger’s Syndrome) struggles to express himself physically with heartbreaking results. More

Gilbert and Sullivan's The Mikado

Featuring the JMU Opera Theater

CONCERT HALL


Boasting a masterful script and incredible score, The Mikado joins The Pirates of Penzance and H.M.S. Pinafore as one of W.S. Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan’s comic opera masterpieces. Love triumphs in the end, but not before heads almost roll! More

Picnic

By William Inge

MAINSTAGE THEATRE


It’s Labor Day, 1953, and as summer gives way to autumn and freedom to the obligations of work and school, an 18-year-old girl watches the changes from her front porch: her boyfriend preparing to leave for his last year of college, a sister discovering her femininity—and a stranger who walks into her small Kansas town. Suddenly it seems everything she knew is open to question. Features students from JMU’s School of Theatre and Dance. More

HIGHLIGHTS


  • Experience masterful musicianship by the Grammy-nominated National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine!



  • A "hilarious and witty" production of Neil Simon's classic by the acclaimed Walnut Street Theatre



  • New York-based Doug Varone and Dancers perform "thrilling, mesmerizing work" by renowned choreographer Doug Varone