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Fairfax symphony orchestra

We’ve been coming to see this symphony for almost 15 years and continue to come even though we now... read more

Reviewed November 3, 2018
elipix13
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Winchester, Virginia
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Outstanding Venue for theater, dance and music in Northern Virginia

Easily accessible off Route 123 or Braddock Road in Fairfax, the Center for the Arts at George... read more

Reviewed October 5, 2017
KLE2013
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Centreville, Virginia
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Reviewed November 3, 2018 via mobile

We’ve been coming to see this symphony for almost 15 years and continue to come even though we now live 70 miles away. The quality is world class. The conductor Maestro Zimmerman is celebrating 10 years with the symphony. He is very talented and dedicated....More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 5, 2017

Easily accessible off Route 123 or Braddock Road in Fairfax, the Center for the Arts at George Mason University offers a diverse program of theater, dance and music. We most recently attended a delightful production of Sense and Sensibility by the Aquila Theater and have...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank KLE2013
Reviewed April 11, 2017

I have now attended a ballet (the Moscow Ballet), a musical (Taj Express), and an acrobatic-circus type event (Cuisine & Confessions) at the GMU Center for the Arts. This facility is easy to get to and park (parking is free in Lot K if you...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed March 5, 2017 via mobile

Yes, the lack of a center aisle is a hassle for seating and could be dangerous in an emergency. That said, the venue is otherwise very nice, with wonderful acoustics and sight lines. I've never had a bad seat. Eclectic mix of shows each season,...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed February 14, 2017

By offering a wide variety of performances the Center for the Arts provides current venues of popular classical and pop entertainment. A real plus for Northern Virginia and DC metro area residents, and others.

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Peoria333
Reviewed January 17, 2017

A really nice theater in central Faifax. Nice facility. Comfortable. Easy parking. Easy access. They could use better acts and attractions. And their marketing is poor. But if you like what they are showing, you will have a good evening.

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank lawrenceo616
Reviewed December 21, 2016

We enjoyed seeing a performance of the Vienna Boys Choir here this month, however, the venue was pretty average. Performance space is plain and does not stand out in any way. Small bathrooms on main floor meant long lines at intermission for men and women.

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Potomac_11
Reviewed June 15, 2016

One can sit down in the lobby on the rims surrounding statuary........Important for the elderly. I am pushing 86, Also, elevators to upstairs seating.

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank Gimpygrandma
Reviewed May 26, 2016

Have been to many events here over the years from Classical Music to Opera to British Military Bands. The room is exquisitely designed: never had a bad seat regardless of where I was sitting or the nature of the event.

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank Santino49
Reviewed May 5, 2016

This is an excellent venue on the George Mason University campus for plays, concerts, dance recitals, etc. Excellent site lines and acoustics

Date of experience: September 2015
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