Join the Party; Take a Seat

Join the Party; Take a Seat

The Wayne Auditorium has 385 of the most comfortable seats made by American Seating. The contented expression on the open night concert of Robin and Linda Williams was a testament to the quality of the seating. And there was an added feature for many of those in the audience.

“When we attended the opening of the Ross Center and witnessed the Robin and Linda Williams concert, our family was seated in a block of seats named for John, his children and grandchildren. It seemed fitting to sit in a Curry seat, considering John’s work for the Waynesboro community he loved,” said Theresa Curry. “It is an added comfort that the reminder will be there for years to come.”

Currently the naming rights to 218 of the available armrest have been taken. The names have been engraved on the wooden armrest and installed in the Wayne Auditorium. The lasting reminder of support or recognition will be seen by anyone who sits in the seat. The box office has a directory of the seats that have been named, eliminating the need to hunt throughout the auditorium to find a particular armrest.
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There remain 141 armrests that can be engraved with the donor’s name or in honor of a family member, or a friend. They can also be a record of an organization as is the case with the Rose Cliff Garden Club and the Waynesboro Players. Because American Seating has a long history of quality construction, the engraved armrest will be read for many, many decades.

Naming rights are $1000 per seat. Contact the WTA office for more information

   

Upcoming Events

July 7: Justin Roberts and the Not Ready for Naptime Players

The Wayne Theatre presents Justin Roberts and the Not Ready for Naptime Players on Saturday, July 7, at 3 p.m. Tickets are $15 for adults and $8 for students.

July 22: Heifetz on Tour

The Wayne Theatre presents a performance of Heifetz on Tour on Sunday, July 22, at 3 p.m.

July 27: The Quebe Sisters

The Wayne Theatre presents The Quebe Sisters on Friday, July 27, at 7:30 p.m.

July 29: The Glenn Miller Orchestra 2018

The Wayne Theatre presents the Glenn Miller Orchestra on Sunday, July 29, at 7 p.m. Tickets are $40.

Aug. 9-19: Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

The Wayne Theatre presents Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, with a two-weekend run, Aug. 9-12 and Aug. 16-19. Showtimes are 7 p.m. on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, with 3 p.m. Sunday matinees.

Sept. 14: LIVE @ the WAYNE with After Jack

LIVE @ the WAYNE returns to the Wayne Theatre on September 14 at 7:30 p.m. with After Jack.

Sept. 28: The Vocal Illusions of Lynn Trefzger

The Wayne Theatre presents The Vocal Illusions of Lynn Trefzger on Friday, Sept. 28, at 7 p.m. Tickets are $18 for adults and $10 for students.

Sept. 29: Switchback

The Wayne Theatre presents Switchback on Saturday, Sept. 29, at 8 p.m. Tickets are $25.

Oct. 3: Catapult

The Wayne Theatre presents Catapult on Wednesday, Oct. 3, at 7 p.m. Tickets are $23 for adults and $12 for students.

Oct. 5: LIVE @ the WAYNE with Wayne Henderson

LIVE @ the WAYNE returns to the Wayne Theatre on October 5 at 7:30 p.m. with Wayne Henderson.

Oct. 12: The Return-A Tribute to The Beatles

The Wayne Theatre presents The Return-A Tribute to The Beatles, on Friday, Oct. 12, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets start at $22.

Oct. 25: Sugar Skull-Mexico Beyond Mariachi

The Wayne Theatre presents Sugar Skull-Mexico Beyond Mariachi on Thursday, Oct. 25, at 7 p.m. Tickets are $15.

Oct. 26: Alasdair Fraser and Natalie Haas

The Wayne Theatre presents Alasdair Fraser and Natalie Haas on Friday, Oct. 26, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $20.

Nov. 1: The Capitol Steps

The Wayne Theatre presents The Capitol Steps on Thursday, Nov. 1, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets begin at $45.

Nov. 3: Alsarah and the Nubatones

The Brooklyn-based group brings their ‘east-african retro pop’ sound on Nov. 3 at 7:30 p.m.

Nov. 20: Aaron Diehl

The Wayne Theatre presents Aaron Diehl on Tuesday, Nov. 20, at 7 p.m. Tickets are $17.

     

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