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October

Main Street Theater Productions: Oklahoma

Set in a Western Indian territory just after the turn of the century, the high-spirited rivalry between the local farmers and cowboys provides the colorful background against which Curly, a handsome cowboy, and Laurey, a winsome farm girl, play out their love story. Although the road to true love never runs smooth, with these two headstrong romantics holding the reins, love's journey is as bumpy as a surrey ride down a country road. That they will succeed in making a new life together we have no doubt, and that this new life will begin in a brand-new state provides the ultimate climax to the triumphant OKLAHOMA!
Tickets: $20 Adults, $15 Seniors, Students & children
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Bob Brown Puppets: Clowning Around

Clowning Around will leave you shouting with laughter as his merry marionettes perform feats of skill and daring usually found only "under the big top"! This show is a continual changing collage of clever clowns who juggle, sail through the air on a flying trapeze, roller skate, blow up balloons, and cavort their way into your hearts. Fun and fantasy, mirth and merriment, laughter and amazement all mixed together to the sound of a jolly circus band.
Tickets: $5 Pay at Door
Wednesday, October 25, 2017 @ 10:00 am

10-10-10 Concert: YazooZazz

Robin Cunningham, Kathy Farmer and Jeanine Greene are a jazz singing trio, spreading the joy of vocal harmony. YazooZazz performs the music of the “Sisters” groups and more, with an emphasis on the music of the Boswell Sisters. The Boswells are relatively unknown in the US but were the rock stars of the 1930s and they spawned groups like the Andrews Sisters. 50-60 minute concert.
Tickets: $10
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Last Ham Standing Comedy Improv night

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: $14 Adults, $12 Seniors, $10 kids --click date below to purchase

Farm 2 Fashion: Reception & Awards Party

Original works of “Agricouture” will be on display the entire month of October. At the reception, cash prizes will be awarded for “Most Creative,” “Most Agricultural,” and “Most Fashionable” projects. Fiddlin’ Dave and Morgan will perform live Loudoun-grown music on the Arts Center stage, and other Loudoun farm products will be served as refreshments, including sandwiches from the Cattlemen’s Association. Co-presented by Friends of Franklin Park Arts Center, Loudoun Arts Council and Loudoun County Economic Development’s Rural Economic Branding Subcommittee
Tickets: FREE ----click date to reserve

Friends of the Blue Ridge Mountains Celebration

Danny Knicely and the Furnace Mountain Band perform for the Friends of Blue Ridge Mountain’s 10th Anniversary. Proceeds benefit the “Friends of the Blue Ridge Mountains Endowment for Environmental Education Activities” Fund.
Tickets: Fundraising event -- tickets should be purchased in advance by clicking date below
$75 Premium Seating (includes reserved seating ticket & reception
$60 Patron (includes ticket and reception)
$35 Special -ages 25 and under (Includes ticket and reception)

November

JAZZ&CO DANCE Fall Concert

The pre-professional contemporary company from The Loudoun School of Ballet bringing diverse and dynamic choreography to Loudoun County.
Tickets: $15 Adults, $10 Seniors/Students Pay at Door
Friday, November 3, 2017 @ 7:30 pm
Saturday, November 4, 2017 @7:30 pm
Sunday, November 5, 2017 @4:00 pm

Loudoun School of Ballet: Companies in Concert

Protégé, ShowKids and Loudoun Taps performing companies from the Loudoun School of Ballet
Tickets: $15 Adults, $10 Seniors/Students Pay at Door Cash or Check Only
Saturday, November 4, 2017 @3:30 pm
Sunday, November 5, 2017 @1:30 pm

Gallery Coffeehouse:
Readers Theatre presents A Tuna Christmas
and
Opening Reception for Native American Beauty Art Exhibit

BITWC presents A Tuna Christmas a broad comedy set in the fictional town of Tuna, Texas. The plot centers on the town's annual Christmas Yard Display Contest, won 14 times in a row by Vera Carp. A mysterious "Christmas Phantom," known for vandalizing the yard displays, has the contestants on edge. The play is both an affectionate commentary and withering satire of small town, Southern life and attitudes. Two actors play all 20 zany characters. Coffee and laughter guaranteed! Artists are invited to attend coffeehouse for free to share their work and their artistic process.
Tickets: $8 Pay at Door ---Exhibiting Artists FREE
Sunday, November 5, 2017 @ 6:30 pm

Loudoun Lyric opera presents:
The Tragedy of Madame Butterfly

A jewel box adaptation of Puccini's classic opera arranged by Helen Gregory and Gary Race. Featuring all of the main characters, famous arias and ensembles in an intimate setting.
Tickets: $27 Adults, $22 Senior Citizens, $17 College Students, $12 Youth, Free Children 6 & under
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Blue Sky Puppet Theater: Bananas

Dr. Broccoli tells Little Yellow and his mom about a talent show and health fair he's sponsoring. Her other two children, Little Blue and Little Red, want to participate in the talent show as well. Little Red's banana puppet helps teach him the difference between healthy food and unhealthy food. Together they teach the audience a song about good nutrition, "What'll I Eat Today." After the talent show performances, the audience gets to vote on a winner and join the little piglets in more singing. A fun and active puppet show for all ages
Tickets: $5 Pay at Door
Wednesday, November 15, 2017 @ 10:00 am

The Village Montessori School Players present:
A Wrinkle in Time

The Village Montessori School Players are bringing their annual production to the stage in a show about aliens, time travel, and the Power of Love.
Tickets: $10 Adults, $6 Children Pay at Door
Friday, November 17, 2017 @7:00 pm
Robbie Limon as Buddy Holly

An Evening with Buddy Holly
Featuring Robbie Limon

A 'based on a true story' happening in Greenwich Village, New York, in the late months of 1958. The audience is present during Buddy's band rehearsal as he prepares for the mid-western cavalcade of performers known as The Winter Dance Party of 1959. The stage vibe is intimate as Buddy's dialogue is totally directed at the audience; the tone is conversational and responsive to questions raised during the pre-show warm-up. Buddy's musical combo, The Crickets, opted to stay in Texas; therefore Buddy needs to rehearse his touring band. That is the show's premise which provides context for an evening of Holly favorites and those of the Everly Brothers and Little Richard.
Gold Star Performances are presented by the Friends of Franklin Park Arts Center.
Tickets: $25 Reserved Seating » Get your tickets now!

10-10-10 Concert: Terra Voce, classical duo

Terra Voce is known for lively and creative programs combining the diverse and the unexpected. Cellist Andrew Gabbert and flutist Elizabeth Brightbill thrill audiences with their virtuosity, engaging, conversational style of presentation, and their genre expanding programs that explore a wide range of musical styles, traditions, and cross-cultural influence. Contrary to what most would expect from a flute and cello, their arrangements test the limits of what is possible on just two instruments. Concert will be 50-60 minutes.
Presented with assistance from Virginia Commission for the Arts.
Tickets: $10 ----click date below to purchase

Loudoun Centre Theatre: A Christmas Carol

The Ghosts remind the stingy mercenary, Ebenezer Scrooge, that ‘mankind should be his business’ …a haunting reminder to everyone. Dicken’s carol of redemption seeks to reclaim Scrooge’s heart and in its song, elevates us all. A classic told how only LCT can do it. Sure to become a family tradition for many years to come.

Season 10 Gold Star Performances

The Fabulous Hubcaps

The Fabulous Hubcaps

One of America’s favorite show bands, The Fabulous Hubcaps were named Maryland’s 2015 Vocal Group of the Year and have been inducted into the Southern Legends Performing Arts Hall of Fame.. Performing together since 1974, this band’s flair for capturing the true likeness of the original artist will make you want to rock the night away. With sounds of Do-Wop, Country, Motown, Group Harmony, Rockabilly, Classic Rock and Roll, The Hubcaps will take you back in time on a journey you won’t forget!
Tickets: $27 Reserved Seating » Get your tickets now!
Saturday, December 9, 2017 @ 8:00PM
Thomas Pandolfi

Thomas Pandolfi: Chopin and Familiar Classical Pieces

American pianist virtuoso Thomas Pandolfi will fill Franklin Park Arts Center with the classic music of Frédéric Chopin and more. The evening promises to be a night to remember.
Gold Star Performances are presented by the Friends of Franklin Park Arts Center.
Exclusive U.S. tour representation by Sharon Parker, Agent parkersharon123@aol.com
Tickets: $25 All Seats Reserved Seating » Get your tickets now!
Friday, February 23, 2018 @ 7:30PM
Dr. Michael Mauldlinas Mark Twain

An Evening With Mark Twain

Dr. Michael Mauldlin’s intimate portrait of one of America’s most beloved and controversial figures, “An Evening With Mark Twain” is a hilarious and insightful recreation of an actual lecture that the world famous humorist and author would have given during his highly-acclaimed world tour.
Gold Star Performances are presented by the Friends of Franklin Park Arts Center.
Tickets: $27 Reserved Seating » Get your tickets now!
Saturday, March 3, 2018 @ 8:00PM

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