May 2021

Mason School of Theater


Saturday, May 01, 2021 2:00pm
Saturday, May 01, 2021 8:00pm

The performance on Friday, April 30 at 8 p.m. has been canceled. Ticket holders will be contacted via email by the Center for the Arts Ticket Office with options to attend the performance on Saturday, May 1.

This performance will take place on Mason Pond Lawn.

Written and Composed by Elizabeth Swado... Read more

Tribute to Sonny Rollins

Sunday, May 02, 2021 3:00pm

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This performance will take place on Mason Pond Lawn.

Featuring Mason Jazz Faculty

The talented Mason Jazz Faculty salutes tenor saxophonist Sonny Rollins, long heralded as “the greatest living jazz improviser,” who continues to inspire generations of musicians. Rollins began his career a... Read more

Mason Arts at Home

Black Voices Screening

Friday, May 07, 2021 7:30pm
Virtual Event


The Black Voices project is a storytelling and movement initiative based on lived experiences of students from Mason’s School of Dance. With a process created by Rafael Palacios, artistic director of Afro-Colombian dance company Sankofa Danzafro, to keep artists engaged during COVID-19 lock... Read more

Dewberry School of Music

A Song of Freedom: Featuring world premieres by Evelyn Simpson-Curenton and Michael W. Nickens

Saturday, May 08, 2021 8:00pm
Virtual Event


The Reva and Sid Dewberry Family School of Music closes the semester with a program that celebrates unity and resilience in the face of division and uncertainty. The concert showcases works by Black composers as well as selections inspired by the African-American experience. The program fea... Read more

Mason School of Theater

Luther's Trumpet

Friday, May 28, 2021 8:00pm
Virtual Event


By James Reston, Jr.
Directed by Rick Davis

Acclaimed historian James Reston, Jr.’s adapted his 2016 book Luther’s Fortress into this new dramatic work for the stage that will leave you pondering questions about faith, justice, and standing up against authoritarianism. Presented by Mason Art... Read more

May 2021