Hylton Performing Arts Center

Performing Arts Center
George Mason's new performing arts center in Manassas includes the 1,100 seat Merchant Hall and a 270-seat family theater.

The Tempest

At the Merchant Hall.

Joel Fan

Pianist Joel Fan performs as part of the Hylton Performing Arts Center's Matinee Idyll concert series. At the Gregory Family Theater.
10/16 - 10/18

Wake Up, Brother Bear!

At the Gregory Family Theater.

Cirque Peking

At the Merchant Hall.

The National Acrobats of the People's Republic of China

The company founded more than six decades ago performs "Cirque Peking" featuring tumbling, juggling, contortion, and balancing acts set to a combination of traditional and modern music. At the Merchant Hall.
10/31 - 11/1

The Mystery of Edwin Drood

At the Merchant Hall.
11/7 - 11/9

Manassas Ballet Theatre

The company performs "COLIN: Son, Marine, Hero," inspired by the story of Colin J. Wolfe, the Marine son of Manassas Ballet Theatre artistic director Amy Grant Wolfe, killed in 2006 at the age of 19 by a roadside bomb in Iraq. At the Merchant Hall.
10/31 - 11/9

The 39 Steps

At the Gregory Family Theater.

The U.S. Army Band Veterans Day Concert

The U.S. Army Concert Band and Army Voices celebrate Veterans Day with a concert.

A Taste of Opera with Virginia Opera

Members of the Virginia Opera's Emerging Artists Program perform selections from the opera company's 2014-2015 season at George Mason University. Part of the Hylton Performing Arts Center's Matinee Idylls concert series. At the Gregory Family Theater.

Gainesville Ballet

Gainesville Ballet presents "The Nutcracker" featuring New York City principal dancers Theresa Reichlen and Ask laCour along with the Gainesville Ballet's professional company and students of the school. At the Merchant Hall.

Northern Virginia Youth Ballet

A full-length production of "The Nutcracker" features stars of American Ballet Theatre as well as dancers of Northern Virginia Youth Ballet. At the Merchant Hall.

Asaph Dance

Performance of "Clara's Christmas," an interpretation of the traditional "Nutcracker," and choreography created for Handel's "Messiah.". At the Merchant Hall.

American Festival Pops Orchestra - Holiday Pops: Songs of the Season

Conducted by founder and Artistic Director Anthony Maiello, the 60-member pops orchestra celebrates the holidays with an evening of Christmas carols, holiday songs and a sing-a-long. At the Merchant Hall.

Keyboard Conversations with Jeffrey Siegel - Popular Piano Classics

Siegel offers up another installment of his concerts with commentary series, this time, examining the music of Chopin, Brahms, Beethoven, Gershwin, and Leonard Bernstein.