University Performance Series

2019 - 2020 Season

Each year, the College of Visual and Performing Arts carefully selects world-class professional individuals or companies to perform for the campus and surrounding communities. These artistic and creative events are not to be missed.

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Photo courtesy of Columbia Artists Management, Inc.

The Four Italian Tenors

For the first time in the United States, the Four Italian Tenors perform the greatest Tenor Arias and Songs of all time, in wonderful unique arrangements, created particularly for their U.S. Debut Tour. Their performances are captivating, exhilarating, passionate, engaging and mesmerizing.  Hear this new generation of world class Tenors explore and present these classic works with panache, verve and vivacity, all in their own inimitable style. Be transformed to the land of Italy, and bathe in its rich culture with the sounds of The Four Italian Tenors.

Performance Date and Location
Sept. 25, 2019, 7:30 p.m.
Bondurant Auditorium, Preston Hall

Tickets
General Public $15
Child $7.50
RU ID Free

Tickets go on sale three weeks prior to the event online or at the Hurlburt Hall Information Desk 540-831-5420.

 

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Photo courtesy the American Shakespeare Center

Grapes of Wrath

An Oklahoma drought during the Great Depression forces the Joad family to flee their home for the promise of a new life in California. Will hope prevail through the hardships and heartbreak? Steinbeck’s classic novel comes to life in this Tony-award-winning stage adaptation.

Performance Date and Location
Nov. 9, 2019, 7:30 p.m.
Bondurant Auditorium, Preston Hall

Admission is free.

 

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DRUM TAO 2020

Internationally acclaimed percussion artists TAO bring a modern, dynamic performance showcasing the ancient art of Japanese drumming. Combining highly physical taiko drumming with contemporary costumes, precise choreography and innovative visuals, the performers of the all-new production, DRUM TAO 2020, deliver an unforgettable, pulsating production that has audiences and critics raving about their “extraordinary talent.”

Performance Date and Location
Feb. 12, 2020, 7:30 p.m.
Bondurant Auditorium, Preston Hall

Tickets
General Public $15
Child $7.50
RU ID Free

Tickets go on sale three weeks prior to the event online or at the Hurlburt Hall Information Desk 540-831-5420.