The Arts & Music Scene Music & Theatre Experience engaging local performances and touring troupes this summer. The performance selection of the Blackfriars Playhouse at the renowned American Shakespeare Center in Staunton — the world’s only replica of Shakespeare’s original indoor theater — includes “As You Like It” and “Emma,” both beginning in June. In nearby Barboursville, Four County Players, a talented community theater, brings us the musical “Young Frankenstein” from July 27-August 12.
T he A rts G uide
Also this summer, The Paramount Theater welcomes a variety of musical acts, including “Royal Opera House Ballet: Swan Lake” in July and comedian “David Cross: Oh Come On” in August. At the Sprint Pavilion on the Historic Downtown Mall, July welcomes “Trey Anastasio Trio” and “Indigo Girls.” The Charlottesville Opera will also present amazing musical performances this season, like “Into the Woods” in July and August. As is tradition, the Charlottesville Municipal Band will host a Summer Concert series. The Jefferson Theater and The Southern Music Hall & Cafe will also provide musical entertainment throughout the summer weekends and week nights.
Our 96th SeaSOn!
2018 Summer COnCertS
Tuesday, June 5 | 7:30pm | Claudius Crozet Park Saturday, June 9 | 3pm | Scottsville Farmers Market Tuesday, June 19 | 7:30pm | Paramount Theater Tuesday, July 3 | 7:30pm | Paramount Theater Wednesday, July 4 | 9am | Monticello Tuesday, July 17 | 7:30pm | Paramount Theater Tuesday, July 31 | 7:30pm | Paramount Theater Stephen R. Layman Stephen R. Layman, Music DirectorMusic Director Tuesday, August 14 | 7:30pm | MLKPAC
Ninety-Second Summer Season at the
Soundtrack of the Community since 1922
Paramount Theater Tues. 6/3 8:00 p.m.
Great American Composers Bernstein, Copland & Gershwin
Tues. 6/17448:00Summer p.m. Guest Artists: U.S Army Chorus 2018 from Washington D.C.
Photo: Rob Garland
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