Central Virginia Theatre at the Louisa Arts Center

 A New Theatrical Company in Central Virginia This year, Central Virginia Theatre makes its debut at the Louisa Arts Center.  A semi-professional theatre company produced by the Louisa Arts Center, this season will bring you 5 outstanding productions directed by professionals and featuring actors from all over Central Virginia. Choose from these 5 productions during […]

Piedmont Pastelists 🗓

Purcell Gallery Opening — September 29 6 – 8 pm Exhibit Open Tuesdays – Fridays 12 – 4 pm September 29 – November 17, 2017 About the Curator Kathleen Blomberg Kathleen Blomberg is a photographer and artist living in New York City.  She has worked in visual design and store planning for fashion designers Calvin […]

Lynne Mackey – Classical Pianist 🗓

Lynne Mackey

Lynne Mackey – Classical Pianist  Get Tickets Lynne Mackey combines masterful technique with extraordinary expressiveness to bring a wide range of classical music to audiences.  Most recently, she performed in Paris as artist-in-residence for four months at the Cite International des Arts.  She holds performance degrees from the Eastman School ‘s imaginative programming will enliven […]

The Rainmaker 🗓

Rainmaker Poster

The Rainmaker Get Tickets At the time of a paralyzing drought in the West, we discover a girl whose father and two brothers are worried as much about her becoming an old maid as they are about their dying cattle.  The brothers try every possible scheme to marry her off, but without success. Nor is […]

Jeffrey Bowen, Louisa Arts Center’s New Executive Director

Jeffrey Bowen, Louisa Arts Center’s new Executive Director – A seasoned actor, musician, talent agent / manager / buyer, and performing arts center executive.  Bowen began his tenure with LAC on April 17 and has expressed his excitement to be able to bring his extensive expertise in entertainment, arts, and cultural management and programming to […]

The Honey Dewdrops 🗓

Honey Dewdrops

Honey Dewdrops Get Tickets In the summer of 2014, after a long stretch of living on the road, performing and writing across the U.S., Americana songwriters and Virginia natives Laura Wortman and Kagey Parrish, collectively known as The Honey Dewdrops, decided to settle down in Baltimore, MD.  “Touring is like collecting images of landscapes, sounds […]

Charlotte’s Web 🗓

Charlotte's Web

Charlotte’s Web CVT Youth Theatre Production Get Tickets This exciting, new musical version of Charlotte’s Web brings a new dimension to E.B. White’s beloved classic. With music and lyrics by Charles Strouse (Annie, ‘Bye, ‘Bye Birdie) and book by Joseph Robinette (national award-winning children’s playwright) our audiences will thrill to a musical score which includes “Eating,” Wilbur the […]

Flight School the Musical 🗓

Flight School

Flight School the Musical Get Tickets It’s the first day of Flight School, where they teach birds to fly.  Penguin has the soul of an eagle and is ready to live on the wind.  But he wasn’t built to soar, as the other birds constantly remind him.  Penguin’s spirit won’t be grounded.  With some friends […]

DaVinci & Michelangelo: The Titans Experience 🗓

The Titans Experience

DaVinci & Michelangelo: The Titans Experience Get Tickets The “tour de force” performance…” DaVinci & Michelangelo: The Titans Experience”, North American Tour, with Mark Rodgers, Curator of the DaVinci Machines and Michelangelo Exhibitions for North America, will take you on an fantastic, awe-inspiring journey through the Italian Renaissance as seen through the eyes of these […]

Suzy Bogguss 🗓

Suzy Bogguss

Suzy Bogguss Get Tickets Mention Suzy Bogguss to anyone in Nashville and you’ll invariably draw a fond smile and a soft response like, “Boy, I just love her.”  Even the most jaded residents of the city’s famed Music Row entertainment district melt when they talk about this luminous woman. When you think about it, Suzy […]

I Never Sang for My Father 🗓

I Never Sang For My Father Get Tickets This is Robert Anderson’s story of Gene, a widower, with an elderly mother whom he loves and an eighty-year-old father, whom he has never loved, hard as he tried. The father has been mayor of a small town in Westchester County, self-made and highly respected. Beneath these […]

Best Christmas Pageant Ever 🗓

Best  Christmas Pageant Ever Get Tickets In this hilarious Christmas classic, a couple struggling to put on a church Christmas pageant is faced with casting the Herdman kids–probably the most inventively awful kids in history. You won’t believe the mayhem – and the fun – when the Herdmans collide with the Christmas story head on! […]

Paul Brown 🗓

Paul Brown Get Tickets Paul Brown’s four-decade journey through the worlds of Pop, R&B and Jazz have been remarkable.  Starting as a drummer, he became an engineer for R&B legends (Diana Ross, Luther Vandross, Aretha Franklin) before evolving into a two-time Grammy winning Urban Jazz producer with over 60 #1 radio airplay hits and then […]

Louisa Arts Center Changes Direction

  “I can’t wait to see where the Center goes from here!” ~ Michael Bollinger The Louisa Arts Center announced that it’s Executive Artistic Director, Michael Bollinger is leaving his helm at the Center. Mr. Bollinger has accepted the position of Director of the Bartlett Performing Arts Center located in greater Memphis, Tennessee. During his […]

Laura Bryna 🗓

Laura Bryna   Get Tickets Laura Bryna is a recording artist, song writer, and soon to be children’s book author, who—after having a career in Nashville—is emerging with a new sound that is sure to please old fans…as well as earn her a new audience. Bryna has teamed with legendary producer Peter Asher, and the […]

John Ford Coley 🗓

John Ford Coley Get Tickets There are songs you hear in your life that transport you to a certain time or give you a special feeling.  You associate those good times to the group that made them famous.  Songs like I’d Really Love to See You Tonight, Nights Are Forever Without You and Love is […]

Mark Nizer 4-D 🗓

Mark Nizer 4-D  Get Tickets Twenty-four years ago Mark Nizer’s mother signed him up for a juggling class.  With the help of that juggling teacher, he learned how to juggle and has been juggling ever since.  Now some twenty-five years later juggling has been his only “real job “and he continues to learn and invent […]

Skip Castro Band 🗓

Skip Castro Band Get Tickets Begun in 1978, four musicians, with a mutual love of rhythm ‘n blues, swing, boogie woogie, and rock ‘n roll have become the foundation of what is now known as the Skip Castro Band, a staple on the East Coast between Boston and Atlanta playing every bar, club, music hall, […]

Dracula 🗓

Dracula Get Tickets The Central Virginia Theatre, produced by LAC, kicks off its inaugural season with a Halloween treat in Dracula, “A Vampire play in Two Acts,” dramatized by Hamilton Deane and John L. Balderston, from the Novel by Bram Stoker, and directed by LAC’s Executive Director, Jeffrey Bowen. This dark thriller is filled with […]

The Highwaymen Live 🗓

The Highwaymen Live Get Tickets Perhaps the greatest Country super group in history, the Highwaymen traveled the world performing Country music to millions of fans.  LAC presents an amazing tribute to this historic group with The Highwaymen Live performing hit after hit sung just as if the original band is onstage live!  This Country music […]

An Evening with Duncan Faure 🗓

An Evening with Duncan Faure  Get Tickets The South African-born Faure first tasted success as a teenager when his band, Rabbitt (also featuring guitarist Trevor Rabin of the band YES) earned gold and platinum albums, and several Grammy awards.  To this day, they remain South Africa ‘s all-time biggest pop band.  After Rabbitt, Faure fronted […]

Music and Wine at Sundown 🗓

Music and Wine at Sundown happens selected Thursdays at 5:30 pm every September and May.Get your weekend relaxation started early with this Thursday evening event.  Bring your lawn chair and sit on the lawn or relax on the seats provided, you won’t regret stopping by for this casual, social event. Free music with food and […]

Up-Cycle Re-Cycle 🗓

  UpCycle ReCycle Artwork shown: Tower of Babble by Rodrick Rhodes Opening Reception: Friday, August 4  6 – 8 pm UpCycle Recycle features area artists who have creatively interpreted this subject to create a wide variety of art.  From clothing to repurposed trash to paint applied to used items, this exhibit will make you see […]