Holidays at The Z

Stay Home For The Holidays

December 18, 2020 to January 05, 2021

Streaming begins December 18

Virtual

The Z is partnering with the Virginia Symphony Orchestra and Ballet Virginia for three completely new virtual shows...but can you guess the best part? You can enjoy all of them from your very own couch!

The Plan B Comedy Show

Hilarious, Fast Paced, Fun!

December 19, 2020

Saturday at 8pm

Main Stage Theater

Join us at The Z and see our resident comedy company deliver their very own unique, fast paced and always funny Comedy Show. 

The Plan B Comedy Show

Hilarious, Fast Paced, Fun!

January 09, 2021

Saturday at 9pm

Main Stage Theater

Join us at The Z and see our resident comedy company deliver their very own unique, fast paced and always funny Comedy Show. 

TasteBreakers: Eric Staab

the music scene's happy hour

January 15, 2021

Friday at 7:30pm

Main Stage Theater

Introducing TasteBreakers, the music scene’s happy hour. Pop over to The Z after work to hear our favorite music trendsetters. In January we welcome Proteus Festival Music Showcase Winner, Eric Staab.

The Plan B Comedy Show

Hilarious, Fast Paced, Fun!

February 19, 2021

Friday at 9pm

Main Stage Theater

Join us at The Z and see our resident comedy company deliver their very own unique, fast paced and always funny Comedy Show. 

No Holds Bard

Shakespeare Remade

February 25, 2021 to February 27, 2021

Thursday through Saturday

Main Stage Theater, Virtual

The Z’s inaugural Shakespeare festival last season was a runaway hit. From the blockbuster re-imagining of “Voodoo Macbeth” through the riotous Bootleg-style production of “Romeo and Juliet,” No Holds Bard established itself as a wholly new kind of Shakespeare festival with a broad appeal to both the Billy Shakes novitiate and the Bard of Avon connoisseur. 

TasteBreakers: Paper Aliens

the music scene's happy hour

March 05, 2021

Friday at 7:30pm

Main Stage Theater

Introducing TasteBreakers, the music scene’s happy hour. Pop over to The Z after work to hear our favorite music trendsetters. In March we welcome Paper Aliens.

The Plan B Comedy Show

Hilarious, Fast Paced, Fun!

March 12, 2021

Friday at 9pm

Main Stage Theater

Join us at The Z and see our resident comedy company deliver their very own unique, fast paced and always funny Comedy Show. 

Vocal Jazz Summit

Jazz Festival

March 27, 2021

All day Saturday!

Main Stage Theater, Virtual

The Vocal Jazz Summit brings together jazz enthusiasts, artists, and the greater jazz community in celebration of the art form. The weekend will engage festival-goers with live performance, interactive workshops and masterclasses, and networking opportunities.

TasteBreakers: BJ Griffin

the music scene's happy hour

April 23, 2021

Friday at 7:30pm

Main Stage Theater

Introducing TasteBreakers, the music scene’s happy hour. Pop over to The Z after work to hear our favorite music trendsetters. In April, we welcome BJ Griffin.

The Plan B Comedy Show

Hilarious, Fast Paced, Fun!

April 24, 2021

Saturday at 9pm

Main Stage Theater

Join us at The Z and see our resident comedy company deliver their very own unique, fast paced and always funny Comedy Show. 

EmiSunshine

Critically acclaimed singer songwriter

May 27, 2021

Thursday at 7:30pm

Main Stage Theater

With music described as “old-timey,” the East Tennessee native adds her own unique contemporary blend of roots music that is equal parts Americana, Bluegrass, Gospel, Blues, and Jazz. Critics have compared her to a young Janis Joplin, Iris Dement, and Dolly Parton.

The Plan B Comedy Show

Hilarious, Fast Paced, Fun!

May 29, 2021

Saturday at 9pm

Main Stage Theater

Join us at The Z and see our resident comedy company deliver their very own unique, fast paced and always funny Comedy Show. 

TasteBreakers: Jon Bibbs

the music scene's happy hour

June 04, 2021

Friday at 7:30pm

Main Stage Theater

Introducing TasteBreakers, the music scene’s happy hour. Pop over to The Z after work to hear our favorite music trendsetters. In June, we welcome Jon Bibbs.

Tastebreakers Fest

Local and regional acts

June 18, 2021 to June 19, 2021

All day Saturday!

Main Stage Theater, Virtual

TasteBreakers music festival is a daylong festival featuring exceptionally talented local and regional music acts from The Z’s annual TasteBreakers concert series.

The Plan B Comedy Show

Hilarious, Fast Paced, Fun!

June 26, 2021

Saturday at 9pm

Main Stage Theater

Join us at The Z and see our resident comedy company deliver their very own unique, fast paced and always funny Comedy Show.