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Friday, Oct 09, 2020 8:00pm
Location: Virtual Event
Presented By: Mason School of Theater


Written by Lauren Yee
Staged reading, directed by Julia Rudgers

The Mason Players present a staged reading of Hookman—an existential slasher comedy! Freshman year at college is hard, especially when there is a hook-handed serial killer on the loose. But if Lexi can discover what really happene...Read More

Gaining Ground: A Celebration of Diverse Voices in Musical Theater

Friday, Oct 23, 2020 8:00pm
Location: Virtual Event
Presented By: Mason School of Theater

A Musical Revue
Conceived and directed by James Gardiner, Erin Gardiner, and musical director Joe Walsh

In the spirit of The Season of Jubilee, a yearlong celebration of uniting in joyful responsibility and change, The Mason Players have gathered songs by BIPOC and/or women composers and lyricists who...Read More

Mason Players' Originals! Part 1 and Part 2

Saturday, Nov 21, 2020 7:00pm
Saturday, Nov 21, 2020 8:00pm
Location: Virtual Event
Presented By: Mason School of Theater

Part One: 7 p.m. / Part Two: 8 p.m

A series of plays and presentations, each 10 minutes in length, that showcases The Mason Players’ student writers and creative artists. The performances are pre-recorded and will premiere in two parts. Featuring:

Part One:

Reincarnate by Jacob Horowitz
Tom, a writer, g...Read More

The Artist-Activist: Centering Black Voices with Theresa Ruth Howard and Nicole Brewer

Tuesday, Dec 01, 2020 7:00pm
Location: Virtual Event

“The only way to make the world a better place, is to be better people in it,” shared prolific dance choreographer, industry expert, and author Theresa Ruth Howard. The Artist-Activist: Centering Black Voices is pleased to host Howard along with anti-racist theater advocate Nicole Brewer for a digit...Read More


Friday, Dec 04, 2020 8:00pm
Location: Virtual Event

Written by Audrey Cefaly

Staged reading, directed by Rachel Sharp

A noted photographer sets out to explore the topography of “scars.” Her journey lands her in the mysterious realm of an undiscovered folk artist on a small farm in North Alabama. This intimate portrait explores the meaning and purpose o...Read More


Saturday, Jan 23, 2021 7:00pm
Location: Center for the Arts, Concert Hall, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Great Performances at Mason

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Mason Artist-in-Residence
Co-created by Kaneza Schaal and Christopher Myers

Five young refugees set out in search of a new place to call home in this “stunning” (The New York Times) and timely theatrical work. Inspired by the artists’ creative work with refugees from around the world...Read More

Past Events

A Celebration of ARTS By George!

Saturday, Sep 26, 2020 7:00pm
Location: Virtual Event

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Join us online for an e-vening like no other with A Celebration of ARTS by George! on Saturday, September 26. Streamed live on social media and GMU-TV, the event will take a look back at the tremendous success of ARTS by George! over the past 14 years. Since 2006, ARTS by George! has...Read More