Shakespeare’s Antony and Cleopatra in Newport News
With Virginia Symphony Orchestra
May 17, 2019 at 8pm
Ferguson Center for the Performing Arts, Newport News
To Enhance Your Experience, take some time to enjoy more of Newport News by including these attraction in your weekend plans:
- Be sure to include a visit to the Peninsula Fine Arts Center, your discover where diverse artworks and dynamic exhibitions are just part of the fun.
- There is some many arts to explore in Newport News, add these to your visit the Art Gallery 715, the Falk Gallery, Ferguson Hall Gallery, and David Alexick Student Gallery at Christopher Newport University.
- Newport News has had a proud heritage of outdoor art for the public to enjoy and has nearly three dozen pieces of public art on display throughout the city to see these pieces of artwork take the Art & Sculpture Driving Tour with a downloadable brochure and map which features 34 works of art each corresponding to a number on a map.
- Plan a visit to The Downing-Gross Cultural Ats Center is a multi-purpose cultural space in the Southeast community of Newport News, VA. The core of the Downing-Gross Cultural Arts Center is the Ella Fitzgerald Theater, a 276-seat venue named for the “First Lady of Song.” Newport News is also the birthplace of the legendary Ella Fitzgerald.
- The Mariners' Museum & Park and USS Monitor Center- Designated by Congress as America’s National Maritime Museum, The Mariners’ Museum offers a captivating look at centuries of seafaring adventures. The dramatic USS Monitor Center brings to life the “Battle of the Ironclads” and offers visitors the chance to walk the deck of a full-scale Monitor replica. The world-class collection includes 35,000 maritime paintings, artifacts, figure heads, ship models, decorative arts and small craft from around the world.
- Visit nearby Hampton for a 3-hour tour of the famous Hampton Roads Harbor, site of the Battle of the Monitor and Merrimac on the Miss Hampton II Cruise. The tour includes the magnificent Chesapeake Bay, a stop at the historic Civil War island of Fort Wool (weather permitting), and an in-depth review of the mighty warships at the Norfolk Naval Base. View the Hampton River and see the site where Blackbeard the Pirate's head was mounted on a post!
- Make is a relaxing getaway. Check out these Festival-friendly hotels and restaurants – click here.