Let Me Sleigh U

One night only drag show!

December 10, 2022


Main Stage Theater

Premier Drag Queen Entertainer Vivian Valentine performs live on The Z's Main Stage Theater.


Live at The Z: a z holiday tradition

December 15, 2022 to December 17, 2022

7:30pm & Sat. at 2:00pm

Main Stage Theater

The Holidivas are back! One of The Z’s most popular cabarets, the different and delightful divas bring the house down with Holiday favorites and new original classics! Heart-warming and sprinkled with comedy, you won’t want to miss this unique holiday experience. The holiday spirit starts here!

The 2022 Holidivas performances will feature a community choir performing alongside the divas!

12/15- 7:30pm

12/16- 7:30pm

12/17 2:00pm & 7:30pm

Ambient Music Showcase

Live at The Z Music Series

January 20, 2023


Main Stage Theater

The Z and VEER magazine collaborate to bring you the best of the 757 ambient music scene.


 The spotlight is on music with our Live at The Z Music Series specially curated to elevate new and exciting artists of all genres to the center stage. Originality and talent shine in our state-of-the-art venue that welcomes audiences into an intimate and immersive musical experience. Music starts here. #LiveAtTheZ

Co-presented with VEER Magazine

Heart and Soul

with Ballet VA

February 10, 2023 to February 11, 2023

February 10th at 7:30 PM and 11th at 2 PM and 7:30 PM

Main Stage Theater

Ballet Virginia’s winter performances bring a mix of contemporary and classical works with a focus on celebrating diversity. Choreography by Lydia Roberts Coco, BV’s Artistic Director, and Dwight Rhoden, Co-Founder and Artistic Director of Complexions Contemporary Ballet will be featured. Mr. Rhoden was hailed as “one of the most sought-after choreographers” by the New York Times. His work “Evermore”, is sure to delight with music by Nat King Cole. This transcendent program will also feature audience favorites “FIVE” and “A Seed of Faith”. “FIVE” is Coco’s work of historical significance which tells the moving story of the Central Park Five. Prepare to leave the theater with your heart and soul full of joy and hope.

Vocal Jazz Summit

Live at The Z Music Series

June 23, 2023 to June 25, 2023

A full weekend of Jazz!

Lobby, Main Stage Theater, Studio Theater, The Outside Terrace

The Vocal Jazz Summit is an annual conference designed to bring together jazz enthusiasts, emerging and established artists, industry leaders, and the greater jazz community to connect and engage one another in celebration of the artform, present unique educational experiences, and provide an environment to nurture and grow the jazz community. The weekend will engage festival-goers with live performance, interactive workshops and masterclasses, and networking opportunities.