The Arts & Music Scene Music & Theatre Experience engaging local performances and touring troupes this winter, like “Richard III,” until December at the Blackfriars Playhouse at the renowned American Shakespeare Center in Staunton — the world’s only replica of Shakespeare’s original indoor theater. In Barboursville, Four County Players will bring us “Hello, Dolly!” from March 15–April 14. Also this winter, the Live Arts Theater in Charlottesville presents “Seven Homeless Mammoths Wander New England” at the Founders Theater November 16–December 15. The Paramount Theater will welcome a variety of acts, including Moscow Ballet Presents: The Great Russian Nutcracker on December 9.
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Music fans will be excited to see big names this season, like Mumford & Sons at the John Paul Jones Arena on March 16, and Steve Earle & The Dukes on November 29 and Mandolin Orange on February 4, both at the Jefferson Theater. At The Southern Cafe & Music Hall, you can enjoy El Ten Eleven with Joan of Arc on February 1. The classical music lover can find plenty of performances around town as well, like the Charlottesville Municipal Band’s 96th Season Holiday Concert on December 9.
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