Court Square Theater anchors the vibrant performing arts scene around Harrisonburg homes for sale. Make it a new year of fun by attending these entertaining events on the theater's upcoming schedule.
- Empire of Light - January 12-15
Find out why Olivia Colman is generating Oscar buzz for her star performance in Empire of Light. Director Sam Mendes, an Academy Award winner himself for American Beauty, crafts a lovely and poignant valentine to the magic of movies. The film tells the story of a middle-aged woman living a quiet life who finds an unexpected connection through her job at a movie house in a small British town. Tickets are $9.50 for adults and $8.50 for students. Visit the website for showtimes.
- Within the Footlights - January 14-15
Support ACT ONE, Court Square Theater's new educational program, and get a fascinating behind-the-scenes look at a life spent in the theater. Within the Footlights features J.P. Gulla, Managing Director of Court Square Theater, performing show tunes and sharing stories of his experiences as a stage actor, director, and teacher. Special guests will also be on hand to join in on the fun. Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. on Saturday and 3 p.m. on Sunday. Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 at the door.
- B Movie Bingo - January 13
Who's afraid of Friday the 13th when it means a lively session of B Movie Bingo? Settle in for a double-feature of delightfully cheesy thrillers: Manos: The Hands of Fate and The Undertaker and His Pals. Each guest receives a bingo card listing specific moments in the movies. Score five in a row, and you're a winner! Admission includes a raffle ticket for a drawing during intermission. Showtime is 9 p.m., and tickets are $10.
- Ralph Stanley II and the Clinch Mountain Boys - January 20-21
Ralph Stanley II and the Clinch Mountain Boys carry on a rich musical tradition that dates back 75 years. In 1946, the elder Ralph Edmund Stanley formed the group with his brother Carter. Today, his son Ralph II fronts the band on lead vocals and guitar, continuing to play a foot-tapping mix of bluegrass favorites and original material. Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. each night. Tickets are $25 in advance and $30 at the door.
- Willy Wonka, Jr. - February 10-19
One of the most beloved stories of children's literature and film gets a fresh look in Willy Wonka, Jr. Songs from the 1971 movie are supplemented by a number of brand-new tunes to tell the tale of Willy Wonka's magical chocolate factory. The charming show is the debut production of ACT ONE, a new educational program launched by Court Square Theater. ACT ONE's mission is to help participants gain a deeper understanding of theater through involvement in all stages of a production. Tickets range from $10-$17. Visit the website for showtimes.
- Nate Williams and Justin Golden - February 24
The blues never felt so good. Nate Williams and Justin Golden team up to provide an evening of music that will stay with you long after you leave the theater. First up is Justin Golden, who has received rave reviews for his debut album, Hard Times and a Woman, which was released last spring. Headliner Nate Williams is a veteran bluesman, having written and produced his unique brand of R&B and soul music since 1973. Showtime is 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $25 in advance and $30 at the door.
- X2 Comedy Series - February 25
Forget an apple a day. Laughter is truly the best medicine. Add some chuckles to your day at the 2023 kickoff of the X2 Comedy Series. Harrisonburg native Dawn Davis Womack founded the troupe as a way to shine the spotlight on local and regional comedians. Since 2018, X2's clean-ish, PG-13 comedy has been entertaining people throughout the area. The series is scheduled for every other month, starting in February. Showtime is 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 at the door.
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