The University of Virginia Bicentennial Celebration: An Evening of Performing Arts

Thursday, Nov 1, 2018
4:00 PM

Newcomb Hall Theatre
Add To Calendar 20181101 16:00 20181101 17:05 America/New_York VFF: The University of Virginia Bicentennial Celebration: An Evening of Performing Arts

On October 6, 2017, nearly 19,000 spectators gathered on the Lawn at the University of Virginia to celebrate 200 years of history with an evening of performing arts. Spectacular projection mapping wove the arts performances together by highlighting milestones throughout the University’s history. More than 750 artists took the stage in front of the Rotunda, including Grammy Award-nominated singer-songwriter Andra Day, the Goo Goo Dolls, Rita Dove, Katie Couric, Tina Fey, Leslie Odom Jr., and Jason George. The program features the best performances from the evening and includes a brief behind-the-scenes look at the production of this once in a lifetime event. Introduction by the film’s director Elyse Girard, discussion with Elyse Girard and Bicentennial Celebration creative director Mitch Levine.

This is a free, unticketed event. Please arrive fifteen to thirty minutes before the listed start time to find a seat.

Newcomb Hall Theatre Virginia Film Festival info@virginiafilmfestival.org