NORTON: A Civil War Opera
This new work follows the unusual true story of Oliver Willcox Norton, a Union soldier who was present at some of the most pivotal moments of the Civil War. Commissioned by Loudoun Lyric Opera (LLO) and supported in part by a Project Grant from the Virginia Commission for the Arts, NORTON features music by David E. Chávez, concept and libretto by Meredith Bean McMath, a cast of 26 exceptional vocalists, live orchestration, and rarely seen Civil War illustrations from the Becker Collection of Boston College.
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Advance: $20 Adult, $15 Senior, $10 Student
At the Door: $22 / $17 / $12
Friday, April 11, 2014 @ 8:00PM
Saturday, April 12, 2014 @ 8:00PM
Sunday, April 13, 2014 @ 3:00PM
Heart marks is a new art therapy organization comprised of an amazing volunteer team of artists, therapists and experts who provide structured therapeutic art activities, classes and contests to trauma survivors, such as grief & loss, mental illness & suicide survivors, PTSD, physical & mental abuse groups, addiction & recovery groups and more. Services are provided on-site at trauma group locations in Loudoun County and surrounding areas. The show features work by members of the community on the theme of ‘Feelings that have left marks on your heart’.
Works will be on view April 11 through May 7, 2014. Opening Reception Saturday April 12 from 1:00-3:00.
Last Ham Standing
Don’t miss this hilarious show full of laughs for the entire family. A group of talented performers take suggestions from the audience to create wacky scenes and funny improv games. If you like Whose Line Is It Anyway?, you’ll love Last Ham Standing, the other comedy meat!
Tickets: $12 Adult, $10 Student, $8 Child. Visit
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Andrew McKnight & Beyond Borders (Concert Re-scheduled to November 29th)
Since permanently leaving his corporate environmental engineering career in 1996, award-winning folk and Americana artist Andrew McKnight’s musical journey has traced nearly half a million miles of blue highways nationwide, and earned him a wealth of critical acclaim for his captivating performances and five CDs on the independent Falling Mountain label. Together with original Nitty Gritty Dirt Band member Les Thompson and his wife Stephanie Thompson along with award-winning singer/songwriter Lisa Taylor, Beyond Borders blends McKnight’s charming tenor voice and acoustic and electric guitars with upright bass, drums, banjo, percussion and more into a wide-ranging soundscape well described as “beyond Appalachian, beyond blues, beyond folk”. Since making their collective debut at the Kennedy Center in 2008, these four seasoned musicians and longtime friends’ tight delivery, sweet vocal blend and eclectic arrangements of Andrew’s masterfully crafted songs has inspired enthusiastic responses at festivals and concerts around the mid-Atlantic region. Visit AndrewMcKnight.net
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Tickets: $15 Adult, $12 Student/Senior in advance, $17 and $14 at the door.
Main Street Theatre: Roald Dahl’s Willy Wonka
Roald Dahl’s timeless story of the world-famous candy man and his quest to find an heir comes to life in this stage adaptation of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, which features the songs from the classic family film Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory. Our production features Tom Sweitzer, director of A Place To Be, in the title role of Willy Wonka.
Friday, Apr. 25 at 8 PM
Saturday, Apr. 26 at 8 PM
Sunday, Apr. 27 at 2 PM
Friday, May 2 at 8 PM
Saturday, May 3 at 8 PM
Sunday, May 4 at 2 PM
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