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  • TCC's Choral Ensemble Presents: "Antonio Vivaldi’s Gloria in D, RV 589 and Other Seasonal Works"

    December 2
    Tidewater Community College’s Chorus presents its fall semester concert.

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  • “Through Children’s Eyes” United States Air Force Heritage of America Concert Band Holiday Concert

    December 4 & 5
    This free performance highlights the joy and wonder of the holiday season!

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

    December 12-14
    A lively musical review in the style of Radio City Music Hall!

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  • The Hurrah Players Present: "The Best Christmas Pageant Ever!"

    December 13
    Based on the popular book by Barbara Robinson, The Best Christmas Pageant Ever tells the funny and heartwarming story of an unlikely group of kids who learn the true meaning of Christmas.

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  • "An Evening with Activist and Fundraiser Dan Pallotta"

    January 29
    Dan Pallotta will be speaking on his book Uncharitable: How Restraints on Nonprofits Undermine Their Potential, the best-selling title in the history of Tufts University Press.

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“Music can name the unnameable and communicate the unknowable."
― Leonard Bernstein



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. .