Fall 2018 Performances

American Shakespeare Center: The Winter’s Tale

American Shakespeare Center: The Winter’s Tale

Friday, September 21, 7:30 pm Pre-show music starts at 7 p.m.
Tickets $15; Students free

Winter’s Tale Tickets

Shakespeare’s magnificent late play is a roller-coaster ride from romance to tragedy to comedy and finally to a place of transcendent beauty. “A sad tale’s best for winter,” but after unleashing a wintry tempest onto his characters, Shakespeare ultimately conjures spring’s miraculous rebirth.

Thanks to the Dr. Darrell W. Hurst Endowment for Cultural Enrichment and BRCC’s Cultural Affairs Committee for support of this performance.

12th Annual Empty Bowl Dinner

Empty Bowl Soup Dinner logo

All proceeds benefit the Blue Ridge Area Food Bank.

Thursday October 25, 6 p.m.
Plecker Workforce Center
Tickets $15; includes ceramic bowl, soup, and beverage

Empty Bowl Tickets

Carrie the Musical

Carrie the Musical

All proceeds benefit the Blue Ridge Area Food Bank

Thursday, Friday and Saturday, October 25-27, 7 p.m.
Sunday, October 28, 3 p.m.
Tickets $15; Students free

Carrie Tickets

Carrie White is a misfit. At school, she’s an outcast who’s bullied by the popular crowd, and virtually invisible to everyone else. At home, she’s at the mercy of her loving but cruelly over-protective mother. But Carrie’s just discovered she’s got a special power, and if pushed too far, she’d not afraid to use it… Based on Stephen King’s bestselling novel, Carrie features a book by Lawrence D. Cohen (screenwriter of the classic film), music by Academy Award winner Michael Gore, and lyrics by Academy Award winner Dean Pitchford. “The show has guts. Carrie’s score does what a musical score should do: it moves the show along, illuminates the characters and deepens emotions…Carrie has real weight and emotional conviction.”

Note: Intended for mature audiences only due to strong language and subject matter.

Robert Jospe’ Express

Robert Jospe’ Express

Saturday, November 10, 7 p.m.
Tickets $15; Students free

Jospe’ Tickets

Jazz, Latin, Funk, and R&B fuse together in the Robert Jospé Express Quartet, which include keyboards, electric bass and guitar, and features jazz with an electric edge. His highly skilled and entertaining band offers a concert repertoire and experience for all ages! “The band was extremely tight and had wonderful energy on stage. The arrangements were top notch and they tastefully exhibited their chops on straight ahead jazz, Latin grooves, funk, (and) beautiful ballads.”

Urinetown

BRCC Children’s Theatre Workshop

U-Town - Tony Award-winning musical comedy!

Thursday-Saturday, November 15-17, 7 p.m.
Sunday, November 18, 3 p.m.
Tickets $15; Students free

Urinetown Tickets

Urinetown is a hilarious musical satire of the legal system, capitalism, social irresponsibility, populism, bureaucracy, corporate mismanagement, municipal politics and musical theatre itself! Hilariously funny and touchingly honest, Urinetown provides a fresh perspective on one of America's greatest art forms. Praised for reinvigorating the very notion of what a musical could be, Urinetown catapults the "comedic romp" into the new millennium with its outrageous perspective, wickedly modern wit and sustained ability to produce gales of unbridled laughter.

URINETOWN is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI). All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI.