Forbes Center 2015-2016 Masterpiece Season Tickets now on sale!
Forbes Fat TuesdayA Mardi Gras Celebration
Tuesday, February 9 @ 8 PM
CONCERT HALL
Selections from Mendelssohn's ElijahFeaturing the JMU Madison Singers, Chorale and Symphony Orchestra
Sunday, February 21 @ 2 pm
The Wild PartyBook by Andrew Lippa. Music and Lyrics by Andrew Lippa. Based on the poem by Joseph Moncure March.
February 23-28
Metropolitan Opera Rising StarsThursday, February 25 @ 8 PM
CONCERT HALL
Moscow Festival BalletSwan Lake
March 14-15
MAINSTAGE THEATRE
 
 
 


The Sound of a Voice

By David Henry Hwang

STUDIO THEATRE

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FRI-SUN, FEB 12-14


When a woman living in a desolate area of Japan welcomes a man seeking refuge for the night into her home, they both are comforted by “the sound of a voice.” Inspired by Japanese folk stories, this incredibly moving play explores the relationship—and the gamut of emotions—between two lost and lonely souls hungry for human interaction. More

The Wild Party

Book by Andrew Lippa. Music and Lyrics by Andrew Lippa. Based on the poem by Joseph Moncure March.

MAINSTAGE THEATRE


Note: The performance on Sat., Feb. 27 has been moved from 2 pm to 3 pm. Featuring one of the most exciting, pulse-racing scores ever written, this Roaring Twenties musical inspired by a poem of the same name tells the story of one wild evening in the Manhattan apartment shared by lovers Queenie and Burrs. An Off-Broadway gem, this highly-charged and edgy production captures the spirit and sensuality of its tumultuous time! Features students from JMU’s School of Theatre and Dance. Adult content, adult language, violence, sexual violence and sexual content. More

Love That Dog

Theatergroep Kwatta

Based on the novel by Sharon Creech

CONCERT HALL


Based in the Netherlands, the award-winning Theatergroep Kwatta is recognized for its lighthearted and inspirational productions, including Love That Dog. Written as a series of free-verse poems from Jack’s point of view, Love That Dog is brought to vivid life in a performance that uses visual effects, music and puppetry to show how one boy finds his own voice with the help of a teacher, a writer, a pencil, some yellow paper, and above all, a dog. More

The Merry Widow

By Franz Lehár

Featuring the JMU Opera Theater

CONCERT HALL


Who wants to marry a millionaire? Every man in Pontevedro when “The Merry Widow” is in town. Replete with beguiling Viennese waltzes, toe-tapping marches, and even the can-can, this uproarious jewel-of-an-operetta highlights the magic of turn-of-the-century Paris in a charming story where true love triumphs in the end. More

Pretty Theft

By Adam Symkowicz

MAINSTAGE THEATRE

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TUE-SUN, APR 26-MAY 1


After losing her father, Allegra falls under the wing of bad girl Suzy, only to find an unexpected friendship with Joe, an autistic savant. When life takes a violent turn, Allegra and Suzy escape cross-country and befriend Marco, a mysterious thief who claims he cannot be caught. Features students from JMU’s School of Theatre and Dance. Adult language and sexual content. More

HIGHLIGHTS


  • Singers from the Met Opera Rising Stars Concert Series perform live at the Forbes Center!



  • Experience the great classical ballet, Swan Lake, with the Moscow Festival Ballet!