Community Arts Events

Mason has two different places where students can check out our performing arts scene. The Center for the Arts on the Fairfax Campus and Hylton Performing Arts Center on the Prince William Campus offer music, dance, drama, and other artistic performances throughout the year.

Several shows offer free tickets to full-time students at Mason. Simply show your student ID and receive one free ticket!

The following shows qualify for the free student ticket offer. Get some friends together, and spend a night at the opera, symphony, ballet, concert, or at any of the great shows offered this year!

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October

Center for the Arts

The Senegal St. Joseph Gospel Choir
October 4, 2014 at 8:00 pm

Aquila Theatre: Wuthering Heights
October 5, 2014 at 7:00 pm

Virginia Opera: Sweeney Todd
October 11, 2014 at 8:00 pm

Virginia Opera: Sweeney Todd
October 12, 2014 at 2:00 pm

Dr. Ralph Stanley and The Clinch Mountain Boys: An American Icon
October 17, 2014 at 8:00 pm

The National Acrobats of the People’s Republic of China: Cirque Peking
October 31, 2014 at 8:00 pm

Hylton Performing Arts Center

The Senegal St. Joseph Gospel Choir
October 3, 2014 at 8:00 pm

Aquila Theatre: The Tempest
October 11, 2014 at 8:00 pm

The National Acrobats of the People’s Republic of China: Cirque Peking
October 19, 2014 at 4:00 pm

November

Center for the Arts

The National Acrobats of the People’s Republic of China: Cirque Peking
November 1, 2014 at 2:00 pm
November 1, 2014 at 8:00 pm

Martha Graham Dance Company
November 7, 2014 at 8:00 pm

Keyboard Conversations® with Jeffrey Siegel: Three Great B’s – Bach, Beethoven, and Bartok!
November 9, 2014 at 7:00 pm

Czech Philharmonic: Jean-Yves Thibaudet
Jean-Yves Thibaudet, piano
Jiří Bělohlávek, conductor
November 14, 2014 at 8:00 pm

American Festival Pops Orchestra: Lights, Camera, Action!
Music from the Cinema, Television, and Broadway
with special guest artist Norma Douglas Zimdahl
November 15, 2014 at 8:00 pm

L.A. Theatre Works: In the Heat of the Night
November 16, 2014 at 7:00 pm

Seraphic Fire Christmas: Carols by Candlelight
November 29, 2014 at 8:00 pm

Hylton Performing Arts Center

Deana Martin: A Tribute to Dean Martin and Frank Sinatra
November 2, 2014 at 7:00 pm

Chanticleer: A Chanticleer Christmas
November 30, 2014 at 4:00 pm

December

Center for the Arts

Virginia Opera: H.M.S. Pinafore
December 5, 2014 at 8:00 pm
December 6, 2014 at 2:00 pm

Holiday Celebration with The 5 Browns
December 12, 2014 at 8:00 pm

American Festival Pops Orchestra: Holiday Pops: Songs of the Season
December 13, 2014 at 8:00 pm

Vienna Boys Choir: Christmas in Vienna
December 20, 2014 at 8:00 pm
December 21, 2014 at 4:00 pm

Hylton Performing Arts Center

American Festival Pops Orchestra: Holiday Pops: Songs of the Season
December 12, 2014 at 8:00 pm

Clint Black: Clint Black Christmas
December 14, 2014 at 8:00 pm

January

Center for the Arts

Aquila Theatre: The Tempest
January 23, 2015 at 8:00 pm

Jasmine Guy and the Avery Sharpe Trio: Raisin’ Cane: A Harlem Renaissance Odyssey
January 24, 2015 at 8:00 pm

State Symphony Orchestra of México
January 31, 2015 at 8:00 pm

February

Center for the Arts

Walnut Street Theatre: A Life in the Theatre
February 6, 2015 at 8:00 pm

Todd Ellison and Friends
The Romance of Broadway
February 8, 2015 at 4:00 pm

Virginia Opera: Salome
February 14, 2015 at 8:00 pm
February 15, 2015 at 2:00 pm

Metropolitan Jazz Orchestra: An Evening with Doc Severinsen
February 21, 2015 at 8:00 pm

Christopher O’Riley and Pablo Ziegler: Two to Tango
February 22, 2015 at 4:00 pm

Mark Morris Dance Group
February 28, 2015 at 8:00 pm

Hylton Performing Arts Center

Arlo Guthrie: Alice’s Restaurant: 50th Anniversary Tour
February 6, 2015 at 8:00 pm

American Festival Pops Orchestra: Valentine’s Day Pops
February 14, 2015 at 8:00 pm

Metropolitan Jazz Orchestra: An Evening with Doc Severinsen
February 20, 2015 at 8:00 pm

March

Center for the Arts

Mark Morris Dance Group
March 1, 2015 at 4:00 pm

Danú: 20th Anniversary Tour
March 6, 2015 at 8:00 pm

Tango Buenos Aires: Song of Eva Perón
March 7, 2015 at 8:00 pm

Virginia Opera: La Traviata
March 21, 2015 at 8:00 pm
March 22, 2015 at 2:00 pm

Hylton Performing Arts Center

Natalie MacMaster & Donnell Leahy: Visions from Cape Breton and Beyond
March 1, 2015 at 4:00 pm

Tango Buenos Aires: Song of Eva Perón
March 8, 2015 at 4:00 pm

Russian National Ballet Theatre: Cinderella
March 27, 2015 at 8:00 pm

April

Center for the Arts

Todd Ellison and Friends
Classic Broadway
April 12, 2015 at 4:00 pm

Russian National Ballet Theatre: Cinderella
April 18, 2015 at 8:00 pm

Russian National Ballet Theatre: The Sleeping Beauty
April 19, 2015 at 4:00 pm

BBC Concert Orchestra
April 24, 2015 at 8:00 pm

Hylton Performing Arts Center

Phil Vassar
Opening Act: Lyndsey Highlander
April 18, 2015 at 8:00 pm

Keyboard Conversations with Jeffrey Siegel: Popular Piano Classics
April 19, 2015 at 4:00 pm