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Valyrian Chronicles: Battle of Fire and Ice

June 8, 2018 – June 10, 2018

The Valyrian Chronicles is a magical story told through dance, aerial artistry, and acrobatics of a dashing young prince who must learn the strengths of the people- courage, compassion, and determination- on his quest to become King.

Jim Brickman

February 12, 2019

Just in time for Valentine’s Day! Jim Brickman’s distinctive piano style brought back the popularity of instrumental romantic music. His two Grammy nominations, a gospel music Dove award, twenty-one number one albums, thirty-two top twenty radio singles illustrates his impact on popular music.

A Christmas Carol

November 27, 2018

This classic tale uses the power of Christmastime to breathe life into even the most “Bah humbug” of individuals with such holiday favorites as “God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen”, “Good Christian Men Rejoice”, and “Greensleeves”.

Chicago The Musical

April 23, 2019

Set amidst the razzle-dazzle decadence of the 1920s, Chicago is the story of Roxie Hart, a housewife and nightclub dancer who maliciously murders her on-the-side lover. Desperate to avoid conviction, she dupes the public, the media and her rival cellmate, Velma Kelly, by hiring Chicago’s slickest criminal lawyer to transform her malicious crime into a barrage of sensational headlines.

The Wizard of OZ

October 29, 2018

The greatest family musical of all time! Join your friends and family when the wonderful Wizard of Oz comes to Portsmouth.

Collin Raye

September 20, 2018

Collin Raye is nothing if not passionate. He built his career on soulful delivery of emotional songs that set country standards in such beautiful ballads as “Love, Me” and “In This Life.” He has performed such vivid rockers as “My Kind of Girl” and “That’s My Story.”

Ladies of Longford

March 7, 2019

Ladies of Longford serve up a unique blend of contemporary Celtic, traditional Irish and fresh acoustic styles. They are most often defined by their superb vocal harmonies and excellent musicianship. Energetic and highly acclaimed, you will love an evening with Hilda and her girls!


October 18, 2018

The ARTRAGEOUS troupe of artists, musicians, singers and dancers pay tribute to a variety of art forms, pop icons and musical genres culminating in a gallery of fabulous finished paintings.

See You Next Year!

December 22, 2017 – January 1, 2018

The Vern Riffe Center McKinley Box Office Will Be Closed From December 22-January 2. We will be back open on January 2, 10 am. We hope you and your family have a wonderful Christmas and a prosperous New Year