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Please see the listings below; click on the show date to begin your ticket purchase. If you need assistance, feel free to call the Arts Center box office during regular business hours (M-F 9A-5P) at 540-338-7973.

April

NortonSquare

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.

Purchase advance Tickets at www.loudounlyricopera.com and save $2 per seat.

Advance: $20 Adult, $15 Senior, $10 Student (At the Door: $22 / $17 / $12).

Friday, April 4, 2014 @ 8:00PMSaturday, April 5, 2014 @ 8:00PM

Sunday, April 6, 2014 @ 3:00PM

Friday, April 11, 2014 @ 8:00PM

Saturday, April 12, 2014 @ 8:00PM

Sunday, April 13, 2014 @ 3:00PM

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 www.lastham.comor click below to buy online.

WillyWonka

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.
Tickets: $20 Adult, $15 Senior/ Student. To reserve, contact karlahlouis@aol.com

Friday, Apr. 25 at 8 PMSaturday, 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

May

Throne of Grace Dance

Throne of Grace Dance: Miracles

Throne of Grace Dance has a mission to inspire and train dancers to use their God-given talents to worship and glorify the Lord. Classical, contemporary and worshipful dance with multi-media and guest musicians/songwriters Jon and Tiffany Aitken.
Tickets: At door, $8 all ages. Visit www.throneofgrace.com for more information.
Saturday May 10 @ 11:00 AM and 7:30 PM
Blue Sky Puppet Theatre

Blue Sky Puppet Theatre:

“The 3 (not so) Little Pigs”

Blue Sky Puppet Theatre decided to write a story that reflected a parent’s frustration at sibling problems and which made the wolf non threatening, a vegetarian uninterested in pigs. It has since become one of our most popular shows, filled with audience participation and humor aimed at all ages.
Tickets: At door, Children $5, Adults Free. Call 540-338-7973 to Reserve.
Wednesday May 13 @ 10:00 AM
Loudoun's Got Talent

Loudoun’s Got Talent

Loudoun’s Got Talent is an annual talent contest for solo performance by students in grades 9-12 who reside or attend school in Loudoun County. A preliminary round of auditions selects ten finalists to compete in concert. At the concert, the top three performers are selected by a panel of judges, including Maestro Mark Allen McCoy, in combination with the audience vote. The three finalists win scholarships of $1,000, $500, and $250, and the winner performs at a symphony concert during the following season.
Tickets: Tickets: $18 Adults, $12 Seniors, $7 Students, Under 12 Free. Purchase online at www.loudounsymphony.org
Sunday, May 18, 2014 @ 2:00 PM
Last Ham Standing

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 Adults, $10 Students, $8 Children. Click Below to Buy Online.

June

Loudoun Symphonic Winds

Loudoun Symphonic Winds

The Loudoun Symphonic Winds has become one of the area’s most exciting musical ensembles since its formation in 1993. Our goal is to give the Loudoun community and its neighbors an opportunity to play and hear the best of yesterday’s and today’s concert band music. In the footsteps of great bands from Sousa to the Eastman Wind Ensemble, LSW’s members and Principal Conductor Gil Corella give you a spectrum of music from classic marches to Broadway songs to holiday favorites.
Tickets: $12 Adult, $10 Student/Senior. Call 540-338-7973 to Reserve.
Sunday, June 8 2014 @ 3:00PM
Blue Sky Puppet Theatre: The Jester's Box

Blue Sky Puppet Theatre: The Jester’s Box

Blue Sky Puppet Theatre’s most charming and unusual show! The jester, Ralph, is off to see King NFAFETMHL, the king who Never Found Anything Funny Enough To Make Him Laugh. If Ralph can make him laugh, he will gain fame and gold. But, if he fails, he must endure a jester’s greatest humiliation – getting hit with a pie!
Children $5, Adults Free, Call 540-338-7973 to Reserve.
Wednesday, June 11 @ 10:00 AM
Bush Brothers Live

Bush Brothers Live

Whether it’s the high energy of a Bluegrass tune of the tight sweet harmonies of a ballad or orignal song coupled with awesome instrumentals, The Bush Brothers bring their years of experience together for a great night of fun. They were recently joined on stage at High Falls Cafe by the legendary Garth Hudson of “The Band.” This promises to be an awesome night of eclectic Americana music and song.
All Seats $15.
Last Ham Standing

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 Adults, $10 Students, $8 Children. Click Below to Buy Online.
Western Loudoun Artists Studio Tour

Western Loudoun Artists Studio Tour

Franklin Park Arts Center is just one of many stops on the 9th Annual Western Loudoun Artists Studio Tour, where you can see artists in their studios, creating and selling their work. This year’s self-guided tour takes place on Saturday and Sunday, June 21st and 22nd. For more information visit www.wlast.org

National Endowment for the Arts                     Virginia Commission for the Arts
Project supported in part by the the 
Virginia Commission for the Arts
 and the National Endowment for the Arts.
This is a free event.

Saturday, June 21 from 10 am to 5 pmSunday, June 23 from 10 am to 5 pm

Shenandoah Run

An Evening with Shenandoah Run

Shenandoah Run is a nine-member Americana folk band from the Washington, DC area. Formed in 2011, the band blends rootsy vintage, classic and contemporary folk music in a manner that appeals to a diverse audience.
Tickets: $20 Advance, $18 Seniors/Students, $22 and $20 at the door.
Purchase Online at www.shenandoahrun.com
Saturday, June 28th, 2014 @ 8:00PM – Reserved Seating.

July

Independence Day at Franklin Park

Independence Day at Franklin Park

Bring the family for an evening of music, food, fun and fireworks! Gates open at 6 pm, with live local entertainment and the Loudoun Symphonic Winds will perform and accompany the fireworks display which will begin at around 9:20.
$5 per carload.
Friday, July 4, 2014 @ 6:00PM
Last Ham Standing

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 Adults, $10 Students, $8 Children. Click Below to Buy Online.
Tribute to Johnny Cash and 50 Years of Country Music

Tribute to Johnny Cash and 50 Years of Country Music

This show will take you back to the time when country music was really “country.” Hear classic hits as recorded by Hank Williams, Bobby Bare, Merle Haggard, Patsy Cline, Johnny Cash, Conway Twitty, George Jones, Tammy Wynette, Loretta Lynn, Randy Travis, George Strait & more in this full 2 hour concert culminating with a salute to America. Come & experience a nostalgic event you will NEVER forget.

Tickets: $20 All Seats; Click Below to Buy Online.

Blue Sky Puppet Theatre: Bananas

Blue Sky Puppet Theatre: Bananas

Pre-show: One of the puppeteers teaches the audience the show’s theme song, “I want to Be Healthy, I want to Be Happy”. Bananas was written in partnership with the Children’s National Medical Center as part of their healthy kids/anti-obesity campaign and is loaded with audience participation.

Children $5, Adults Free. Call 540-338-7973 to Reserve.
Wednesday, July 16 @10 AM

August

Last Ham Standing

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 Adults, $10 Students, $8 Children. Click Below to Buy Online.
Joseph Keim

The Immortals

Last Show of the Seniors’ Showcase!

A two hour musical variety show of R&B, Rock, Jazz, Blues and Originals showcasing the seniors in the program Julia Hiser and Joseph Keim. This will be their last show in the program
$7 All Seats. Available at the Door
Saturday, August 9, 2014 @ 7:00PM
Piedmont Arts: Legally Blonde, The Musical

Piedmont Arts:
Legally Blonde, The Musical

Harvard’s beloved blonde takes the stage by pink storm in this fun, upbeat musical about self-discovery. Based on the adored movie, LEGALLY BLONDE: THE MUSICAL , stays true to form with a peppy score and playful book. This musical is ridiculously enjoyable from start to finish. Piedmont Arts is a 501c(3) designated charity supporting high school performing arts in Loudoun, in partnership with Franklin Park Arts Center.

Thursday, August 21, at 8:00 pmFriday, August 22 at 8:00 pm

Saturday, August 23 at 8:00 pm

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