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  • The Virginia Symphony Orchestra Presents: Mozart and Tchaikovsky

    September 26
    Mozart: Symphony No. 32
    Tchaikovsky: Serenade for Strings
    Mozart: Sinfonia Concertante

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  • The Hurrah Players Present: "The Wizard of Oz"

    October 9-11
    Join Dorothy, the Scarecrow, the Tinman, the Cowardly Lion and Toto too as they travel the universe of Dorothy's imagination!

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  • The Hurrah Players Present: "Hurrah for the Holidays"

    December 11-13
    We've got your ticket to a holiday spirit right here!

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  • The Hurrah Players Present: "The Best Christmas Pageant Ever and Happy Hanukka, My Friend"

    December 11-13
    Come celebrate and laugh with us!

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  • The Virginia Symphony Orchestra Presents: Holiday Brass

    December 18
    The bold sounds of the Virginia Symphony brass section ring in the holidays with a blast!

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  • The Virginia Symphony Orchestra Presents: Beethoven Festival

    February 18
    Allow yourself to be filled with happiness and wonder as you experience the brilliant music of Beethoven!

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  • The Hurrah Players Present: "All Shook Up"

    July 29-31
    This is a hip-swiveling, lip-curling musical fantasy that'll have you jumpin' out of your blue suede shoes!

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  • The Hurrah Players Present: "James and the Giant Peach"

    March 11-13
    Critics rave JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH is a "succulent masterpeach!"

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“To stop the flow of music would be like the stopping of time itself, incredible and inconceivable.”
― Aaron Copland



The TCC Roper Center is located in the heart of Downtown Norfolk at 340 Granby Street, on the campus of Tidewater Community College. Just blocks from the Norfolk waterfront, The Roper is easily accessible from I-264 and I-464, by Tide Light Rail, and within walking distance of most downtown hotels. We are situated within a block of MacArthur Mall, between Freemason Street and College Place.  Look for our marquee on the east side of Granby Street. DIRECTIONS

Ticket windows in our historic lobby open one hour before performances.  Advance tickets to most shows are available on line, by phone at 757 822-1452 or at the theater by appointment only. Please note that convenience charges apply to both on-line and telephone sales.

Free events, unless noted otherwise, are not ticketed. Seats are available on a first-come basis. To get your choice of seats, we advise arriving 30 minutes before showtime. SEE ALL EVENTS

Seating up to 900 guests in plush comfort, no seat is more than 80 feet from the stage.  From the front row to the gilded box seats to the mezzanine, there literally isn’t a bad seat in the house.

Tidewater Community College’s Roper Performing Arts Center is conveniently located in downtown Norfolk within one block of MacArthur Center’s north garage and a number of city parking facilities including the Freemason and Bank Street Garages.  It is also located within steps of The Tide’s Freemason light rail station. Surrounding The Roper are shopping and dining options to complete the experience.

Fully ADA compliant, we do our best to accommodate our all our guests.  Every event has excellent accessible seating in all price levels, and assistive listening devices are  available upon request at the box office. Should you have any questions about these or other services for guests with special needs, please call 757 822-1452 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .