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Photo by Teresa Wood, courtesy of Washington National Opera

The Great War catapulted the City of Norfolk through a tremendous population boom and led to the Navy's acquisition of the site that would eventually become Naval Station Norfolk, the largest naval base in the world. 

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Virginia Opera’s new production of Don Giovanni opened on Friday night in Norfolk. The renowned and frequently performed opera, with music by Mozart and a libretto by Lorenzo Da Ponte, narrates the escapades of its title character, inspired by famous seducer, Don Juan.

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Last weekend, Virginia Stage Company opened its new, immersive production of Thornton Wilder’s Our Town at the Wells Theatre.

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On Saturday night, the Push Comedy Theater unmasked their newest rendition of The 666 Project, one of our region’s best-kept Halloween secrets.

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Kurt Weill’s Street Scene is a hybrid of opera and musical theatre that offers a potpourri of genres.

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Last weekend, the Virginia Symphony Orchestra commenced their 2018-2019 season with performances at the Ferguson Center for the Arts, Chrysler Hall, and the Sandler Center for the Performing Arts. The show, titled Pictures at an Exhibition, featured the orchestra at its finest under conductor JoAnn Falletta, who’s now in her last full season with the VSO, having served as the Music Director since 1991.

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Rebecca Evans reviews last weekend's TRDance Ensemble performing their annual summer concert at the Benjack Studio Theater at TRDance Center. 

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Last week the Virginia Symphony Orchestra performed at the Symphony by the Sea series in Virginia Beach marking the debut of VSO's new assistant conductor, Gonzalo Farias. 

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