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Upcoming Performances



Beginning April 15

Elizabeth River Trail, Norfolk

Pleasure House Point Park, Virginia Beach

Free and open to the public

This spring, Virginia Arts Festival presents Ellen Reid SOUNDWALK – an immersive audio experience that uses music to illuminate the natural environment of two Coastal Virginia locations – Pleasure House Point Park in Virginia Beach and The Elizabeth River Trail in Norfolk.

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<p><span>August Wilson’s </span><em>How I Learned What I Learned</em></p>

August Wilson’s How I Learned What I Learned

April 14-25

Bank Street Stage, Norfolk

The Festival joins with Virginia Stage Company and Norfolk State University Theatre Company to present a staged reading of August Wilson’s How I Learned What I Learned, featuring Anthony Mark Stockard.

<p>Trouble in Tahiti</p>

Trouble in Tahiti

Four performances, May 7-8

Bank Street Stage, Norfolk

Leonard Bernstein’s wry and witty one-act opera Trouble in Tahiti, co-presented with Virginia Opera

<p>2021 Virginia International Tattoo</p>

2021 Virginia International Tattoo

June 3-6, 2021

Old Dominion University's Kornblau Field at S.B. Ballard Stadium

Tickets available soon!

This largest spectacle of Music and Might in the United States of America offers an astounding display of inspirational military music, majestic massed pipes and drums, show stopping drill team maneuvers...

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