Annual Playwrights Halloween Festival, featuring a spooky selection of plays written, directed and performed by students, begins at 11 p.m. in Goodson Chapel / Recital Hall. The creepy line up this year is “Romeo and Juliet by Edgar Allen Poe” written by Riley Scott, produced by Amy Kole and directed by Robbie Love; “Johnny” written by Leah Beamer, produced by Chris Godshall and directed by Tom Cannan; “Poe’s Vision” written by Steven Peyton, produced by Sami Pyne and directed by Tess Janè; and “Parasomniac” written by Quenton Clarke, produced by Erik Abrahamsen and directed by Rachel Sumaray. Wear your best costume! We will hold a costume contest, with prizes to be won! FREE
Calendar of Events › Performances
October 30, 2014
Talich Quartet, a Performing Arts Live concert, begins at 7:30 p.m. in Armstrong Concert Hall. Visit www.quatuortalich.com Tickets are $25 for adults, $23 for senior citizens and $10 for non-SU students. Purchase tickets in advance at the Ohrstrom-Bryant Theatre box office; call 540/665-4569 or go to conservatoryperforms.org. All Shenandoah employees can pick up free tickets for conservatory events at any time. Free “rush” tickets are available to SU students two hours prior to any on-campus conservatory event.
October 27, 2014
Shenandoah Community Chorus Rehearsal is from 7:15 to 9 p.m. in Ruebush Hall, Room 148. The chorus is open to all SU students and employees who enjoy singing. Contact Dr. J. Thomas Mitts at firstname.lastname@example.org
October 26, 2014
Kappa Kappa Psi Fall Recital begins at 3 p.m. in Goodson Chapel / Recital Hall. This is a “studio class” format in which audience members are welcome to critique performances. KKPsi hopes this will help members prepare for their juries. The program will include both instrumental and vocal works. FREE
Homecoming & Family Weekend welcomes Shenandoah graduates, friends and families of current students for three days of special events, performances and intercollegiate athletic games. Classes of 1964, 1969, 1974 and 1984 gather for special reunions. Contact email@example.com or visit www.su.edu/events for details.
October 25, 2014
Shenandoah Conservatory Symphony Orchestra presents “S.O.S. Venezuela Concert” at 8 p.m. in Armstrong Concert Hall. S.O.S. Venezuela concerts unite musicians from around the world sharing their talents in a unique musical event to help raise awareness of human rights violations currently taking place in Venezuela. Shenandoah Conservatory hosts the next S.O.S. Venezuela Concert following two recent and successful concerts in Philadelphia and New York. To learn more about the cause and the event, go to SOS Venezuela Concert on Facebook. FREE
Comedian Kevin Meaney performs at 7:30 p.m. and 10 p.m. at the Bright Box Theater (15 N. Loudoun St., downtown Winchester). Meaney has been on the Tonight Show, HBO, Comedy Central, Uncle Buck, Late Night with David Letterman and SNL and was on Broadway in “Hairspray.” Tickets are $17 in advance, $22 at the door. Early show doors open at 6:30 p.m.; late show doors open at 9:30 p.m. Visit www.brightboxtheater.com
Music Therapy 40th Anniversary Alumni Mixer, with a performance by the NW Works Chimers, begins at 3:30 in Ruebush Hall, Room 128. Alumni, current students, and past and present faculty are invited to reconnect and celebrate the department’s milestone. Light refreshments are served. $10 per person plus one guest. Contact student Jessica Carlin at firstname.lastname@example.org
October 24, 2014
Comedian Kevin Meaney performs at 8:30 p.m. at the Bright Box Theater (15 N. Loudoun St., downtown Winchester). Meaney has been on the Tonight Show, HBO, Comedy Central, Uncle Buck, Late Night with David Letterman and SNL and was on Broadway in “Hairspray.” Tickets are $17 in advance, $22 at the door. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. Visit visit www.brightboxtheater.com