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Machinal

Sunday, Nov 18, 2018 2:00pm

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By Sophie Treadwell
Directed By: Kayla Schultz

A parable about an ordinary young woman living and working in a mechanized, materialistic, wasteland of society, Machinal is inspired by the real-life case of convicted murderer Ruth Snyder. Considered one of the high points of Expressionist ...Read More


Mason Jazz Vocal Night*

Wednesday, Nov 28, 2018 8:00pm
Location: Center for the Arts, Concert Hall, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Mason School of Music

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Join us for an evening of music dedicated to Jazz Vocals! Performances by Mason Jazz Studio soloists, the Mason Jazz Vocal Ensemble, directed by Dr. Darden Purcell and very special guests, Herndon High School Vocal Jazz, directed by Jim Van Slyke and Dana Van Slyke!

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Revealed: HIV and AIDS Awareness Fashion Show

Friday, Nov 30, 2018 7:00pm
Location: Center for the Arts, Concert Hall, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Patriot Activities Council

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Help spread awareness and empowerment with your peers and the Patriot Activities Council to stop the spread of HIV and AIDS. The 11th annual HIV and AIDS Awareness Fashion Show, "Revealed," will feature performances and a variety of fashion from local designers.

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Opera: Dido and Aeneas

Friday, Nov 30, 2018 8:00pm
Saturday, Dec 01, 2018 8:00pm
Location: Harris Theatre, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Mason School of Music

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The Mason University Opera Theater & Workshop provides serious vocal performance students with in-depth study and performance of operas from Baroque to modern, with opera scenes and productions each semester. The Opera Theater presents two to three productions annually.

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Dance Innovations

Thursday, Dec 06, 2018 8:00pm
Friday, Dec 07, 2018 8:00pm
Saturday, Dec 08, 2018 8:00pm
Location: Harris Theatre, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Mason School of Dance

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Tickets:
$15 full
$10 students, staff and seniors
$7 groups of 10 or more

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The Golden Age of Broadway: The Mason Cabaret in Concert

Friday, Feb 01, 2019 8:00pm
Saturday, Feb 02, 2019 8:00pm
Location: Harris Theatre, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Mason School of Theater

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Directed by James Gardiner & Erin Gardiner
Musical Direction by Joe Walsh

A perennial favorite, our Musical Theater ambassadors, the Mason Cabaret, return with a fresh line-up of stellar vocalists, offering showstoppers, ballads and duets from the Great White Way! This “Fun-raiser” will h...Read More


Creative Careers Industry Week: Arts in the Real World Internship and Career Fair

Tuesday, Feb 12, 2019 4:00pm
Location: Center for the Arts, Main Lobby, Fairfax Campus, Center for the Arts, Grand Tier II, Fairfax Campus, Center for the Arts, Monson Grand Tier III, Fairfax Campus

More than 25 arts, entertainment, and media employers in DC, Maryland, and Virginia will be on-site to recruit Mason student and alumni for internships and paid positions. Companies include Wolf Trap, Smithsonian, Busch Garden, and many more. Stop by with your resume or portfolio!

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Artsbus Tour, School of Art

Saturday, Feb 23, 2019 6:00am
Saturday, Mar 30, 2019 6:00am
Saturday, Apr 13, 2019 6:00am
Location: Off Campus Location

The Artsbus is a Mason School of Art (SOA) sponsored day trip to New York City.

Artsbus is a non-academic course, however it is a requirement for all AVT majors. Keep in mind, Artsbus is also open to the Mason community and general public; therefore students should plan ahead and purchase tickets ea...Read More


Mason Wind Symphony & Symphonic Band Concert

Tuesday, Feb 26, 2019 8:00pm
Location: Center for the Arts, Concert Hall, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Mason School of Music

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Tickets:
$12 adults
$8 seniors
$5 youth through grade 12

Individual tickets on sale Aug 1

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Really Really

Thursday, Feb 28, 2019 8:00pm
Friday, Mar 01, 2019 8:00pm
Saturday, Mar 02, 2019 2:00pm
Saturday, Mar 02, 2019 8:00pm
Sunday, Mar 03, 2019 2:00pm

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By Paul Downs Colaizzo
Directed By: Miranda Newman

When morning-after gossip about privileged Davis and ambitious Leigh turns ugly, self-interest collides with the truth, and the resulting storm of ambiguity makes it hard to discern just who’s a victim, who’s a predator, and who’s a Futur...Read More


Mason Symphony Orchestra Concerto Concert

Monday, Mar 04, 2019 8:00pm
Location: Center for the Arts, Concert Hall, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Mason School of Music

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Tickets:
$20 adults
$15 seniors
$5 youth through grade 12

Individual tickets go on sale Aug 1.

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Our Country's Good

Thursday, Mar 28, 2019 8:00pm
Friday, Mar 29, 2019 8:00pm
Saturday, Mar 30, 2019 8:00pm
Thursday, Apr 04, 2019 8:00pm
Friday, Apr 05, 2019 8:00pm
Saturday, Apr 06, 2019 8:00pm
Location: deLaski Performing Arts Building, A105, TheaterSpace, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Mason School of Theater

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In June 1789 in an Australian penal colony, a marine lieutenant puts on a play to celebrate the king's birthday, using the camp’s English convicts as his cast of characters. Few of them can read, let alone act, and the play is being produced amidst food shortages and barbaric punishments...Read More


2019 Mason Dance Fête

Saturday, Mar 30, 2019 5:30pm
Location:

Location: deLaski Performing Arts Building, Rooms A301, A305, A305 A307 and A307, Center for the Arts Concert Hall

The Mason Dance 2019 Fête is a fabulous evening that raises funds for School of Dance Scholarships. The event includes a wine, hors d’oeuvres, and dessert reception, showcases, a ticket...Read More


Big Band Showdown

Monday, Apr 01, 2019 8:00pm
Location: Center for the Arts, Concert Hall, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Mason School of Music

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Tickets:
$12 adults
$8 seniors
$5 youth through grade 12

Individual tickets go on sale Aug 1.

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Spring New Dances

Thursday, Apr 11, 2019 8:00pm
Friday, Apr 12, 2019 8:00pm
Saturday, Apr 13, 2019 8:00pm

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Meet the next generation of contemporary choreographers.

Tickets available after Aug 1, 2018.

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Chorale Broadway Showcase

Saturday, Apr 13, 2019 2:00pm
Saturday, Apr 13, 2019 8:00pm
Location: Center for the Arts, Concert Hall, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Mason School of Music

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Tickets:
$20 adults
$15 seniors
$5 youth through grade 12

Individual tickets go on sale Aug 1.

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Mason Symphony Orchestra & University Choirs

Wednesday, Apr 17, 2019 8:00pm
Location: Center for the Arts, Concert Hall, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Mason School of Music

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Tickets:
$12 adults
$8 seniors
$5 youth through grade 12

Individual tickets go on sale Aug 1.

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Lysistrata

Wednesday, Apr 24, 2019 8:00pm
Friday, Apr 26, 2019 8:00pm
Saturday, Apr 27, 2019 2:00pm

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By Aristophanes
Directed by Theresa Ohanian

Lysistrata persuades the women of Greece to withhold sexual privileges from their husbands and lovers as a means of forcing the men to negotiate an end to the Peloponnesian War – a strategy, however, that inflames the battle between the sexes.

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Mason Wind Symphony and Symphonic Band

Thursday, Apr 25, 2019 8:00pm
Location: Center for the Arts, Concert Hall, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Mason School of Music

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Tickets:

$12 adults
$8 seniors
$5 youth through grade 12

Individual tickets go on sale Aug 1.

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The Wolves

Thursday, Apr 25, 2019 8:00pm
Saturday, Apr 27, 2019 8:00pm
Sunday, Apr 28, 2019 2:00pm

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By Sarah DeLappe
Directed by Jared Pugh
Mason Fringe

A timely play about a girls’ indoor soccer team that illuminates with the unmistakable ping of reality the way young selves are formed when innate character clashes with external challenges.

Contains adult language

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Opera: The Medium and Suor Angelica

Friday, Apr 26, 2019 8:00pm
Saturday, Apr 27, 2019 2:00pm
Saturday, Apr 27, 2019 8:00pm
Sunday, Apr 28, 2019 2:00pm
Location: Harris Theatre, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Mason School of Music

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Two one-act operas: Menotti's The Medium and Puccini's Suor Angelica

Tickets:
$20 adults
$15 seniors
$5 youth through grade 12

Individual tickets go on sale Aug 1.

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Mason Jazz Vocal Night - Spring

Monday, Apr 29, 2019 8:00pm
Location: Center for the Arts, Concert Hall, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Mason School of Music

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Tickets:
$12 adults
$8 seniors
$5 youth through grade 12

Individual tickets go on sale Aug 1.

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International Jazz Day Concert with the Mason Jazz Ensemble

Tuesday, Apr 30, 2019 8:00pm
Location: Center for the Arts, Concert Hall, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Mason School of Music

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Tickets:
$12 adults
$8 seniors
$5 youth through grade 12

Individual tickets go on sale Aug 1.

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A Concert Presentation of Merrily We Roll Along

Friday, May 03, 2019 3:00pm
Friday, May 03, 2019 8:00pm
Location:
Presented By: Mason School of Theater

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Center for the Arts Concert Hall, Fairfax Campus
There is an earlier performance at 3pm.

Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
Book by George Furth
Directed by James Gardiner & Erin Gardiner
Musical Direction by Joe Walsh
Choreography by Stefan Sittig

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Dance Innovations - Spring

Friday, May 03, 2019 8:00pm
Saturday, May 04, 2019 8:00pm
Location: Harris Theatre, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Mason School of Dance

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New work by various emerging choreographers.

Tickets available after August 1, 2018

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School of Music Prism Concert

Saturday, May 04, 2019 8:00pm
Location: deLaski Performing Arts Building, 3001, de Laski Rehearsal Room, Fairfax Campus, Center for the Arts, Concert Hall, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Mason School of Music

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Tickets:
$30 adults
$15 seniors
$15 youth through grade 12

Individual tickets go on sale Aug 1.

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Dance Studio Series

Tuesday, May 07, 2019 6:00pm

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Learn more about a new choreographer’s creative process.

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