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Richmond is home to a vibrant arts scene with many theatres, museums, galleries, performance venues, and the University’s own Modlin Center for the Arts. In addition to participating in RVA First Fridays, UR Downtown hosts dinners in advance of selected downtown performances for University of Richmond students. A special guest introduces each evening's program at dinner. Transportation is provided from campus, and registration is required. Performance tickets will be purchased for students in advance.

Richmond Symphony
Symphonie Fantastique 
Thursday, September 20, 6:30 p.m.
Carpenter Theatre, Dominion Energy Center for the Performing Arts

Richmond Symphony museum director Steven Smith and special guests will present a 60-minute tour of some great orchestral works. Participants will take a 5 p.m. shuttle from campus to UR Downtown for dinner, then walk across the street for the performance. A shuttle will return participants to campus at 7:30 p.m. Register.

Virginia Repertory Theatre 
Sister Act
Thursday, November 29th, 5:30pm
November Theater

Based on the 1992 hit movie starring Whoopi Goldberg, this musical follows the fallen showgirl, Deloris Van Cartier, as she unexpectedly finds sisterhood and redemption when forced to take refuge in a convent. We'll be among the first to see this new production as a preview audience. Participants will take the 5 p.m. UR Downtown shuttle from campus, enjoy dinner at UR Downtown, then walk to the November Theatre for the performance. A shuttle will return participants to campus at 9:30 p.m. Register.