Bill Wellington

Bill Wellington – The Midnight Ride of Jack Jouett Purchase tickets here. In June of 1781 Virginia patriot Jack Jouett rode 40 miles from Louisa County to warn Governor Thomas Jefferson and the Virginia legislature that the British were coming to Charlottesville to capture not only them, but the rest of the Virginia state government. As a […]

Silver Tie Gala – Ambrosia

The 4th Annual Silver Tie Gala is approaching! This elegant event features a cocktail reception, hors d’oeuvres, silent and live auctions, and a concert by Ambrosia. With 5 Grammy nominations, and multiple hit singles (“Biggest Part of Me” “How Much I Feel” “You’re The Only Woman”) the band is more alive and compelling than ever.  […]

The Nerd

Willum Cubbert, an unassuming young architect that lives in Terre Haute, Indiana, seems to have a relatively normal life. He has his close friends Tansy and Axel, a good job with his overbearing boss and tries to live as carefree as possible. So what happens when Rick Steadman, the man that saved Willum’s life in […]

The Living Last Supper

“The Living Last Supper” brings to life an intimate portrayal of Jesus and his disciples the night before he was crucified. With a stunning representation of the books of the bible and Leonardo da Vinci’s masterpiece, The Living Last Supper, this play takes a closer look at the emotions and passion of the men that […]

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

The Barter Theatre brings The Adventures of Tom Sawyer to entertain young people of all ages. Whether it’s fishing with Huckleberry Finn, or convincing his friends to whitewash Aunt Polly’s fence, nobody loves life more than the irascible Tom Sawyer. Then one night in a spooky graveyard, Tom and Huck stumble upon a deadly secret. […]

Oliver!

Bringing Charles Dickens’ beloved novel to life, Lionel Bart’s Oliver! takes audiences on a wild adventure through Victorian England. Join young, orphaned Oliver Twist as he navigates London’s underworld of theft and violence, searching for a home, a family, and – most importantly – for love. When Oliver is picked up on the street by a boy […]

Steve Trash

Rockin’ Eco Hero – Steve Trash has entertained over 25 million people since 1984 as an Illusionist, Eco-Entertainer, Kid Comedian and Environmental Director. He is an award-winning performer and founding member of Keep the Shoals Beautiful and a lifetime member of the Alabama Asociation of Environmental Education. Steve has appeared in theatres, fairs, and festivals all […]

Hotel California

  For almost three decades now, HOTEL CALIFORNIA has been recreating the legendary sound of THE EAGLES, and thrilling audiences all over the world. The band set the bar in 1986, and they’ve remained the industry leading substitute for The Eagles ever since. Playing to huge outdoor and arena audiences, sharing bills with some of […]

December ’63

The music of FRANKIE VALLI AND THE FOUR SEASONS comes to life in this one-of-a-kind concert experience. DECEMBER ‘63 showcases all your favorite songs from Frankie Valli, including the classics that have been thrilling audiences for decades, along with the most popular singles from the Broadway blockbuster musical, The Jersey Boys. This re-creation of a […]

The Seldom Scene

The Seldom Scene is an American bluegrass band formed in 1971 in Bethesda, Maryland. The Scene has been instrumental in starting the progressive bluegrass movement as their shows include bluegrass versions of country music, rock, and even pop. What does it take for a bluegrass band to remain popular for more than four decades? For […]

Soundworks

Soundworks is Central Virginia’s premier men’s a cappella ensemble!  In recent years, the ensemble has delighted audiences in Virginia and throughout the Mid-Atlantic region.The group’s dynamic repertoire encompasses a wide range of musical genres including contemporary a cappella, doo-wop, folk, gospel, holiday music, jazz, barbershop, chorale works and more! Over the years, Soundworks has been […]

Elijah Rock

Elijah Rock is emerging as the new generation’s next great Crooner. From Gershwin to Sinatra, Rock’s voice, charisma, and dazzling tap dance give each tune a special place in his powerful repertoire. Winner of the 2014 NAACP Theatre Award for Best Male Equity performer in “Breath and Imagination: The Story of Roland Hayes” triple threat Rock […]

Tayla Lynn & Tre Twitty

Tayla Lynn’s life could be a country song, which is no surprise considering she was born into the country music dynasty created by her grandmother, Loretta Lynn. She’s experienced success as a songwriter and artist, most recently as a part of the trio Stealing Angels. Tayla grew up in the heart of Tennessee and started singing with […]

The Skip Castro Band

It began a long time ago. 1978 to be exact. Four musicians, out of work at the same time got together because honestly, they liked to play music. Thus, the Skip Castro Band was born. A mutual love of rhythm ‘n blues, swing, boogie woogie and rock ‘n roll became the foundation. Over the next […]

The Original Rhondels

  From Virginia Beach, VA, The Original Rhondels are a music tradition who have performed their hit recordings across the United States. In 1969, Bill Deal and the Rhondels began a recording career that would take them to Madison Square Garden and across the country. With three top 10 hits, May I, I’ve Been Hurt, and […]

Billy and The Backbeats

Billy Brockman is a guitarist, singer and songwriter performing in the Central Virginia area as a solo artist and as guitarist/singer for the band, The Beackbeats. A professional musician for most of his adult life, Billy has performed with many other well known Charlottesville area bands; Jawbone, Jimmy O & the Ready Teds, Terri Allard, […]

Sauna Mountain Valley Boys

Hailing from Louisa, VA, the Sauna Mountain Valley Boys are back at Louisa Arts Center for another exciting performance! Enjoy a repertoire ranging from the blues, rock, country, standards and Americana in a fun party setting inside our Cooke-Haley Theater. Performance begins at 7:30pm. Purchase tickets here.

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 of Music (DMA), Juilliard School […]

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 […]

Chapter Two by Neil Simon 🗓

Chapter Two Get Tickets In this hilarious romantic-comedy by Neil Simon, recent widower, writer George Schneider, is encouraged by his younger brother Leo to start dating again. This sends George into even more depression after a series of bad matches. Then Leo comes up with Jennie Malone, and she’s a keeper. Still, it’s a bumpy […]

Landau Eugene Murphy Jr. 🗓

Landau Eugene Murphy Jr

Landau Eugene Murphy Jr. Get Tickets After receiving standing ovations from judges Sharon Osbourne, Piers Morgan and Howie Mandel, a singing duet with the iconic Patti LaBelle, and a rousing rendition of “My Way,” Landau Eugene Murphy Jr. was finally named the winner of “America’s Got Talent’s” sixth season on Sept. 14, 2011.  When Landau […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Aesop’s Fables – In Partnership with The Rotary of Louisa County 🗓

Aesop's Fables

The Barter Players Present: Aesop’s Fables A matinee for the younger audience that will still help to sponsor Rotary Club programs. Recommended for children ages 11 and under. Aesop is one of the most beloved storytellers of all time, able to weave fantastic tales with timeless lessons of truth. Join Aesop and his friends in […]

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! […]