Every year Norfolk is host to incredible shows and performances throughout the city. From performance venues like the famous Attucks Theatre, to Chrysler Hall, to Broadway shows and ballet, we’ve gathered a list of acts that you will not want to miss this 2021 - 2022 season.
Shows at the Attucks Theatre
Pieces of a Dream
January 8, 2022
Part of the Church Street Jazz Series, 'Pieces of a Dream' is a duo jazz performance you will want to mark on your calendars.
February 12, 2022
Catch Lindsey Webster's "dark and smoky" music live at the famous Attucks Theatre as part of the Church Street Jazz Series.
March 19, 2022
Coming from Atlanta, Georgia as part of the Church Street Jazz Series, Kim Waters will be performing this spring.
The Kingdom Choir
May 2, 2022
Best known for their show-stopping performance at the Royal Wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle in May 2019, this London-based gospel choir will be performing live in Norfolk at the famous Attucks.
Shows at the Chrysler Hall
Golden Age of Broadway
January 22, 2022
Catch all your favorites from some of the best Broadway shows between the 1940s-1950s at the Golden Age of Broadway. Composers featured include Bernstein, Berlin, Porter, Rodgers & Hammerstein and Lerner & Loewe.
January 28 - 30, 2022
See the story of the Jersey Boys in a whole new way at Norfolk’s Chrysler Hall. This is the story of how four blue-collar kids became one of the greatest successes in pop music history. They wrote their own songs, invented their own sounds and sold 175 million records worldwide - all before they were 30!
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Feb 11 - 13, 2022
Explore the world of Willy Wonka’s Chocolate Factory with a range of new songs along with some beloved classics at Norfolk’s Chrysler Hall.
The Simon & Garfunkel Story
March 18 - 20, 2022
This immersive concert-style theater show chronicles the amazing journey shared by the folk-rock duo. Experience their incredible story at Norfolk’s Chrysler Hall.
American Ballet Theatre, Don Quixote
March 25 - 27, 2022
Head to Chrysler Hall to see the beautiful performance of Don Quixote by the American Ballet Theatre.
Bessie Billie & Nina: Pioneering Women in Jazz
Feb 20, 2022
Experience the powerful stories of Bessie Smith, Billie Holiday and Nina Simone as they pioneered their way through the music industry.
Sept. 14 - 25, 2022
WICKED, the Broadway sensation, looks at what happened in the Land of Oz... but from a different angle. From the first electrifying note to the final breathtaking moment, WICKED—the untold true story of the Witches of Oz— transfixes audiences with its wildly inventive story that USA Today cheers is “a complete triumph! An original musical that will make you laugh, cry, and think.”
Shows at the Harrison Opera House
Jan 28 - 30, 2022
This intimate American work follows a family through three decades – 1986, 1996, 2006 – immersing you in their struggles to connect while old secrets emerge, thickening the drama and tension. Based on Tony Award-winning playwright Terrence McNally’s unpublished play, Some Christmas Letters, the story follows Broadway star Madeline Mitchell in the twilight of her career, along with her children Beatrice and Charlie.
The Marriage of Figaro
March 25 - 27, 2022
Full of scheming and wooing, flirting and foolishness, The Marriage of Figaro’s joyful and absurd twists lead us to what we all wish for – the very happiest of endings.
The Sound of Music
May 13 - 15, 2022
Experience the classic musical Sound of Music live at the Harrison Opera House. Enjoy all the original music along with the incredible story based on the timeless film.
Shows at the Wells Theatre
The Thanksgiving Play
January 19 - February 6, 2022
Enjoy this satire-styled representation of how to produce a play about Thanksgiving while still honoring Native American history.
Cat on A Hot Tin Roof
March 2 - 20, 2022
At Big Daddy’s birthday, family ties and undercover lies come to the surface as Maggie the Cat infiltrates her husband Brick’s homeplace. The two dance around the sultry secrets seeping through the cracks of their marriage. Between love, death, lies, and sexual tensions, will the truth ever be revealed?
April 13 - May 1, 2022
A sweeping and inspirational journey through 20th-century American pop music, Dreamgirls chronicles one Motown group's rise from obscurity to superstardom.
Every Brilliant Thing
May 18 - June 5, 2022
An immersive storytelling experience blends comedy, improv, and audience interaction to tell the story of an adult growing up in the shadow of mental illness, and learning to grapple with his own experiences with love, loss and depression.