Performing Arts

Dreams of romance play out in a marital bidding war in Black Box Players (pictured L to R: Charif Soubra, Whitney Gatesman, Randy Clark, James Tubbs, Carrie Soubra) production of Oklahoma!.

ARTS Pick: Oklahoma

Follow along with Curly and Laurey in Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Oklahoma!, the classic musical about young love in cowboy country. The Black Box Players community theater group is all ages and has been putting on shows since 1986, and it is sure to fill your head with infectious lines from showtune heavyweights like “I Cain’t […]

Old school magicians tell tales and perform tricks from more than 40 years on the nightclub circuit at PVCÇ’s season opener.

ARTS Pick: Carnival of Wonders

Fill up on sword swallowing, fire eating, and other illusions at the Carnival of Wonders, an evening of fantastic performances led by career magicians Peter Monticup and Steve Pittella, assisted by Miss Electra and The Rubber Girl. Their big city stunts and sleights of hand will kick off PVCC’s 15th season of fine and performing […]

Locally based concorDance company blends form and imagination in three area performances of Tripping the Light Fantastic.

ARTS Pick: concorDance

Crozet-based contemporary dance company concorDance presents Tripping the Light Fantastic, a concert of playful choreography that celebrates mirth and merriment in movement. Pieces range from “Shamone,” a carousing number that conjures Bob Fosse, Michael Jackson, and Austin Powers to “Elevator Theory,” a duet that imagines love in a short ride between floors. Performances include live […]