The Pride

By Alexi Kaye Campbell

THU-TUE, FEB 14-19
STUDIO THEATRE

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The Pride

By Alexi Kaye Campbell

THU-TUE, FEB 14-19
STUDIO THEATRE


Alternating between 1958 and 2008—and featuring the same three people living similar yet radically different lives, The Pride examines changing attitudes toward sexuality over a period of 50 years. It is an exploration of intimacy and identity, and the courage it takes to be who you really are. Contains adult language, sexual content, and violence. More


Monticello Strings

MON, FEB 18
RECITAL HALL

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Monticello Strings

MON, FEB 18
RECITAL HALL


Green Day's American Idiot

Music by Green Day
Lyrics by Billie Joe Armstrong
Book by Billie Joe Armstrong and Michael Mayer

TUE-SUN, FEB 19-24
MAINSTAGE THEATRE

Green Day's American Idiot

Green Day's American Idiot

Music by Green Day
Lyrics by Billie Joe Armstrong
Book by Billie Joe Armstrong and Michael Mayer

TUE-SUN, FEB 19-24
MAINSTAGE THEATRE


In this two-time Tony Award-winning hit musical, Johnny, Will and Tunny struggle to find meaning in a post-9/11 world. The three disgruntled men flee the constraints of their hometown for the thrills of city life, but quickly go in separate ways. Features students from JMU’s School of Theatre and Dance and School of Music. Adult content, adult language, suicide. Strobe lighting. More


The Madison Jazz Collective

Featuring members Chuck Dotas (trumpet), Marlon Foster (drums), Bob Hallahan (piano), Adam Larrabee (guitar), David Pope (saxophones), and Sam Suggs (bass)

WED, FEB 20
RECITAL HALL

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The Madison Jazz Collective

Featuring members Chuck Dotas (trumpet), Marlon Foster (drums), Bob Hallahan (piano), Adam Larrabee (guitar), David Pope (saxophones), and Sam Suggs (bass)

WED, FEB 20
RECITAL HALL


Consisting of three musical generations, The Madison Jazz Collective brings to its performances over 100 years of musical experience and wisdom. This concert will feature a variety of original compositions and arrangements by the six JMU faculty members. More


Violist Diane Phoenix-Neal performs nationally and internationally as a collaborative chamber musician and soloist. Her sound is described as “rich and sumptuous” (Classical Voice of North Carolina) with “an admirable combination of precision and fire” (The New York Times). Phoenix-Neal wil take the stage with fellow faculty member Lori Piitz, who has performed in prestigious venues on both sides of the Atlantic. More


JMU Brass Band

FRI, FEB 22
CONCERT HALL

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JMU Brass Band

FRI, FEB 22
CONCERT HALL


The JMU Brass Band is the university’s premier brass ensemble. Directed by professor of music Kevin Stees, it is one of only a few collegiate brass bands in the United States. More


They Called Her Vivaldi

Theatre Lovett of Dublin, Ireland

MON, FEB 25
MAINSTAGE THEATRE

They Called Her Vivaldi

They Called Her Vivaldi

Theatre Lovett of Dublin, Ireland

MON, FEB 25
MAINSTAGE THEATRE


Cecilia Maria is a sensitive musical prodigy, making a quiet name for herself in a cacophonous world until one night her magical, musical hat “Capello” goes missing. Now she must journey over cobblestones and canals to track down the curious Cat Burglar. One of Ireland’s leading theatre companies, Theatre Lovett brings us a “delightfully smart performance” (The Irish Times) for audiences of all ages! More


Mayumana

Currents

Direct from Israel

THU-FRI, FEB 28-MAR 1
MAINSTAGE THEATRE

Mayumana

Mayumana

Currents

Direct from Israel

THU-FRI, FEB 28-MAR 1
MAINSTAGE THEATRE


Combining elements of dance, music and theatre with unbridled creativity and energy, internationally acclaimed performance troupe Mayumana will take audiences by storm with its “funky moves and cutting-edge blend of movement and technology.” (Time Out New York) Playing specially made instruments, Mayumana’s 11 gifted performers will bring their diverse talents to Currents, a bold and unforgettable spectacle featuring mind-blowing sights and sounds. More



HIGHLIGHTS

  • Circle of Excellence in the Arts Awards - Submit your nominations now!



  • Ireland's Theatre Lovett brings "a delightfully smart performance" of "They Called Her Vivaldi" to audiences in this Forbes Family Fun event!



  • Israeli performance troupe Mayumana presents "Currents," a bold spectacle featuring mind-blowing sights and sounds.



  • Danú returns to the Forbes Center for a St. Patrick's Day celebration featuring JMU's Madison Singers 



  • Staunton dance devotee Pamela McCray wins 2018 Circle of Excellence Award


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