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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

Carl Donakowski, cello

Gabriel Dobner, piano

RECITAL HALL

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WED, FEB 22


Carl Donakowski was a prizewinner in the 1989 Mendelssohn Competition in Berlin. He will take the stage with fellow JMU faculty member Gabriel Dobner for an exciting performance! 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

The National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine

Volodymyr Sirenko, Artistic Director and Conductor

Theodore Kuchar, Conductor Laureate and Former Artistic Director and Principal Conductor

CONCERT HALL


Direct from Kiev, the Grammy-nominated National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine is one of the finest symphony orchestras in Eastern Europe. This spectacular evening features Dvořák’s Carnival Overture, Op. 92, Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 5, Op. 47, and Prokofiev’s Piano Concerto No. 3 in C Major, Op. 26 featuring guest piano virtuoso Alexei Grynyuk. More

Göran Marcusson, flute

Eric Ruple, piano

RECITAL HALL

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MON, FEB 27


Göran Marcusson is principal flute with the Gothenburg Wind Orchestra and performs internationally as a soloist in the United States, South America, Asia, and throughout Europe. Marcusson will share the stage with JMU faculty pianist Eric Ruple for a riveting performance! More

Brahms' Schicksalslied (Song of Destiny), Op. 54

Featuring the JMU Chorale and Symphony Orchestra

CONCERT HALL


The Schicksalslied (Song of Destiny), Op. 54 is regarded as a masterpiece of Johannes Brahms’ choral works. Based on Friedrich Hölderlin’s epic poem, Hyperion’s Schicksalslied, this masterwork was created by Brahms to “… uplift and benefit humanity …” 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

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