Performing Arts

In conjunction with The Oratorio Society of Virginia, Ash Lawn Opera presents La Traviata at The Paramount Theater. 
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La Traviata pairs opera, chorus and emotional drama

Originally adapted by Giuseppe Verdi in 1853 from a play, La Dame aux Camélias, which itself had been adapted from Alexandre Dumas’ novel of the same name, La Traviata is beyond canonical. In fact, it is one of the most beloved and frequently performed operas of all time. Familiar as the material may be, Michelle […]

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ARTS Pick: The Great American Trailer Park Musical

The New York Post describes The Great American Trailer Park Musical as “‘The Honeymooners’ meets The Best Little Whorehouse in Urinetown.” And if that doesn’t lure you into Armadillo Acres, then the oddball story of an agoraphobic stripper-in-hiding and her tollbooth collector husband, directed locally by Linda C. Zuby and Gary Warwick White, surely will. […]