2014-2015 Masterpiece Season tickets now on sale!
DancescapesFeaturing JMU's Virginia Repertory Dance Company
December 4-7
MAINSTAGE THEATRE
Forbes Center Gift Certificates Now on Sale!The Perfect Holiday Gift!
Through December 12th
Taste of the ForbesAn Arts and Foodie Event
Thursday, January 15 @ 6:30 PM
FORBES CENTER VENUES/RECEPTION IN GRAND LOBBY
Sleeping BeautyStarring David Gonzalez
Saturday, January 17 @ 2 PM
MAINSTAGE THEATRE
Orquesta Sinfónica del Estado de MéxicoEnrique Bátiz, Music Director and Chief Conductor
Wednesday, February 4 @ 8 pm
CONCERT HALL
Sweet CharityThe Tony Award-Winning Musical
February 24-March 1
MAINSTAGE THEATRE
Anderson & Roe Piano DuoFeaturing Greg Anderson & Elizabeth Joy Roe
Friday, March 6 @ 8 PM
CONCERT HALL
Caladh NuaCelebrate St. Paddy's Day with this acclaimed Irish band
Tuesday, March 17 @ 8 pm
CONCERT HALL
Ailey IIOne of the country's most popular dance companies
March 30 - 31
MAINSTAGE THEATRE
 
 
 


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MON, DEC 1


Known for "captivating temperament," "brilliant technique" and for “recalling the legendary violinists of the past,” Odin Rathnam is a veteran performer who has played at many major European and American festivals. More
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TUE, DEC 2


The JMU Jazz Ensemble was founded in 1971 and is the premier jazz group in the School of Music at JMU. The group has been featured with the U.S. Navy Commodores Jazz Ensemble and U.S. Air Force Airmen of Note Jazz Ensemble, and at the East Coast Jazz Festival in Rockville, Md. The JMU Jazz Band was founded in 1971. More

Christmas Joy

Featuring the University Men's and Women's Choruses, KOR and Treble Chamber Choir

CONCERT HALL

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WED, DEC 3


Join us for an end-of-the-semester concert featuring the University Women’s Chorus, under the direction of Jo-Anne van der Vat-Chromy, and the University Men’s Chorus, KOR and Treble Chamber Choir, under the direction of W. Bryce Hayes. More

Dancescapes

Featuring JMU's Virginia Repertory Dance Company

MAINSTAGE THEATRE


JMU’s premier dance ensemble will present a program that is “varied, fun and athletic” (Richmond Times-Dispatch). The company will perform cutting-edge choreography by nationally known guest artists in the field of contemporary dance and dance faculty members. More

Director's Fest

STUDIO THEATRE

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THU-SAT, DEC 4-6


Nineteen 10-minute plays performed in two blocks. Attend both blocks to see all 19 plays! Directed and designed by JMU School of Theatre students. Contains adult language, violence and sexual content.
Block A = December 4 and 6 @ 8 pm
Block B = December 5 @ 8 pm and December 6 @ 2 pm

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THU, DEC 4


The Wind Symphony, under the direction of Stephen P. Bolstad, is the premier woodwind, brass and percussion ensemble at JMU. The Wind Symphony is committed to performing the great works of the wind-band’s core repertoire while also exploring the best of contemporary composition. More

Holidayfest

Featuring the JMU Symphony Orchestra and Madison Singers and Chorale

CONCERT HALL

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SAT-SUN, DEC 6-7
DEC 6 SOLD OUT
DEC 7 SOLD OUT


This community favorite returns with an assortment of holiday classics and masterworks by JMU’s small and large music ensembles. A Forbes Family Fun event. More

Robin & Linda Williams

A Fundraising Event for WMRA Radio

CONCERT HALL


Robin and Linda Williams perform “a robust blend of bluegrass, folk, old-time and acoustic country that combines wryly observant lyrics with a wide-ranging melodicism.” More

FRI, DEC 12

Taste of the Forbes

An Arts and Foodie Event

FORBES CENTER VENUES/RECEPTION IN GRAND LOBBY


This moveable feast includes three distinctive presentations in three Forbes Center venues, plus a reception that will allow you to mingle with other arts enthusiasts. Seating is General Admission in each venue. More

HIGHLIGHTS


  • Fifth Anniversary Season at the Forbes: Bruce and Lois Forbes Share Their Story  



  • Ailey II dances its way to the top of the 2014-2015 Masterpiece Season



  • Master storyteller David Gonzalez returns with a modern twist on the classic tale of Sleeping Beauty



  • Prepare to enter "a wonderful world of breathtaking magic" with the internationally acclaimed Cashore Marionettes!