Wolf Trap Performances for August 1-16
All performances held at the Filene Center (unless otherwise noted)
1551 Trap Road, Vienna, VA 22182
Select performances held at The Barns at Wolf Trap (noted on listing)
1635 Trap Road, Vienna, VA 22182
The Rodgers Family – A Century of Musicals The Barns at Wolf Trap
Steven Blier & Wolf Trap Opera Soloists Tickets $46
Saturday, August 1, 2015 at 3 p.m.
Sunday, August 2, 2015 at 3 p.m.
Three generations of American musical theatre in one family – from Richard Rodgers’ Oklahoma to Mary Rodgers’ Once Upon A Mattress and Adam Guettel’s A Light in the Piazza.
Boldly go where no one has gone before in J.J. Abrams’ acclaimed Star Trek (2009), presented in HD on the big screen while the NSO performs Michael Giacchino’s unforgettable score live!
Sunday, August 2, 2015 at 7 p.m. Tickets $25-$55
NPR humorist and best-selling author of Me Talk Pretty One Day, dubbed “the funniest …writer since SJ Perleman,” (The Guardian) brings his storytelling to the stage, transforming tales of ordinary life into sardonic vignettes and witty social commentaries.
The Piano Guys
Thursday, August 6, 2015 at 8 p.m. Tickets $30-$55
Inspiration ensues when these piano and cello YouTube phenoms bring their beautiful compositions to the stage, with original works and classical/pop mashups ranging from Swedish House Mafia to Vivaldi.
Wolf Trap Opera Wolf Trap Opera premiere
National Symphony Orchestra
Grant Gershon, conductor
Friday, August 7, 2015 at 8:15 p.m. Tickets $25-$75
Experience Puccini’s heartbreaking masterpiece of passion, honor, and sacrifice with Wolf Trap Opera and the National Symphony Orchestra in this new, staged, and costumed production with custom video projections.
From a galaxy far, far away to the edge of Neverland, John Williams’ iconic scores have accompanied you on epic adventures—journey now with the NSO as they perform entrancing and exhilarating music by the most Oscar-nominated man alive, with songs from beloved films like Star Wars, Indiana Jones, Jaws, Jurassic Park, Harry Potter, Hook, and more.
Monday, August 10, 2015 at 8 p.m. Tickets $30-$60
Discover “a joyous reminder of a golden age in British pop” (The Telegraph) when Boy George and the original Culture Club lineup, revered for the quadruple-platinum album Colour by Numbers (1983), deliver their Grammy-winning hits and songs of their new album, Tribes (2015).
Immerse yourself in captivating alt-rock from premier bands, including the sensations behind “Multiplied” and “Something Beautiful,” the Grammy-winning rockers who reminded you that you’re “Meant to Live,” and more.
Wednesday, August 12, 2015 at 8 p.m. Tickets $30-$60 [LIMITED AVAILABILITY]
With a new sitcom on TV Land and Comedy Central, plus a new standup tour across the country, summer 2015 is raging for “the king of (clean) comedy” (Wall Street Journal)—laugh it up with the Grammy-nominated humorist as he dishes on food, fatherhood, and everything in between.
Fall “Accidentally in Love” with the melodic alt-rockers who introduced you to “Mr. Jones”—hear them play all their hits, and songs off their “most ambitious and thought provoking” (Record Collector) album, Somewhere Under Wonderland (2014).
Lyle Lovett & His Large Band
Friday, August 14, 2015 at 8 p.m. Tickets $25-$50
Texas’ Grammy-winning “Cowboy Man,” known for his wry humor and deep storytelling creates richly layered, foot-tapping, Americana, alt-country, and blues with the help of his large band.
Hop on the “Pontoon” and enjoy free-wheeling, harmony-driven songs from these Grammy-winning country rockers, as they perform fan favorites and songs from their “most eclectic, boldest album yet.” (Miami Herald)
“Mamma Mia” here they go again! Take a chance on this ultimate tribute band, featuring original members of ABBA’s rhythm section, which recreates the look and sound of the world’s most phenomenal pop ensemble.
Tickets can be purchased by calling 1.877.WOLFTRAP or online at wolftrap.org.
Wolf Trap is Metro accessible!
Our environmentally friendly Wolf Trap Express Bus travels from the West Falls Church Metro stop every 20 minutes starting two hours prior to show time. For details, please visit wolftrap.org/Plan_Your_Visit/Access_by_Metro.aspx.