The Tidewater Community College Roper Performing Arts Center
340 Granby Street
Norfolk, VA 23510
Phone: (757) 822-1450
Parking: 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.
The Roper Performing Arts Center meets the standards set forth in the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). It is our intent to exceed standard requirements and provide exceptional service for our patrons with disabilities. Every event has excellent accessible seating in all price levels, and assistive listening devices are available upon request at the box office.
Special Features for Patrons with Disabilities
Every event has excellent accessible seating in all price levels.
To purchase accessible seating, contact VSO Patron Services at (757) 892-6366. Notice of special needs must be addressed at time of purchase so that we may best accommodate you. All accessible seats are sold on a first-come, first-served basis.
Parking is available at MacArthur Center and at other parking garages close to the venue, including the Freemason and Bank Street Garages.
Assistive listening devices are available upon request at the box office.
TCC Roper Performing Arts Center
Upcoming Concerts at TCC Roper Performing Arts Center
Open Doors—Sensory Friendly Concert | 6/10
Saturday, June 10 | 11:30 AM | Sandler Center for the Performing Arts (Miller Room) Join us for an inclusive and welcoming concert experience with the Virginia Symphony. Designed to accommodate our neurodivergent guests, this unique event features performances by our...
Rachmaninoff at 150 with Olga Kern | 10/20-10/22
Full of freedom, quirks, and colorful contrasts, Petrushka takes inspiration from Russian folk tunes and dances. Then join the VSO and Van Cliburn gold medalist Olga Kern, the Virginia Arts Festival Connie & Marc Jacobson Director of Chamber Music, for...
From the Realms of Fantasy | 10/28
Gather your party and join the Virginia Symphony Orchestra for an epic adventure through the music of Lord of the Rings and more. Perfect for film music lovers, this concert will transport you to another world! Morihiko Nakahara, conductor Virginia Symphony Orchestra...
Halloween Spooktacular Heroes & Villains | 10/29
Kids and grown-ups! Dress up in your favorite Halloween costume and join the VSO for a ghoulish afternoon of monstrous fun! The VSO and the Bay Youth Symphony Orchestra of Virginia will perform music from some of your favorite films featuring heroes and villains -...
Holiday POPS! | 12/7-12/10
Join us for the must-see holiday tradition of the season – Holiday POPS! There’s no better way to lift your spirits than with seasonal songs and traditional carols delivered in full sound and spectacle by the Virginia Symphony and special guests. Holiday POPS will...
Tchaikovsky 6: The Story Behind the Music | 1/19-1/20
In this intimate evening, join Eric Jacobsen as he tells us the story behind the music of Tchaikovsky’s final completed symphony, full of passion and emotion. Excerpts from the work will illustrate a narrative that brings the music to life, setting the stage for a...
Sinatra and Beyond | 2/16-2/17
Called “two parts Frank Sinatra and one part Billy Joel,” the triple-threat singer/pianist/songwriter Tony DeSare takes on the legend of Ol’ Blue Eyes himself. From jazz clubs to Carnegie Hall to headlining with major symphony orchestras, Tony DeSare delivers a fresh...
Sing, Sing a Song | 2/17
“Don’t worry if it’s not good enough for anyone else to hear, just sing... sing a song.” Folk songs are the heart of music, inspiring songwriters and classical composers alike. Raise your voice and sing along with the VSO as we explore how folk songs and orchestral...
Carmina Burana | 3/8-3/10
A re-imagining of Samuel Coleridge-Taylor’s work transforms melodies from the heart of the African diaspora. Then Virginia Symphony Orchestra Chorus and the Virginia Children’s Chorus take the stage for one of the most epic works ever written! Join us for Carl Orff’s...
Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto | 4/25-4/27
Kodaly’s Hungarian folk songs, Butterworth’s pastoral melodies, Borodin’s energetic dances and one of the most beloved violin concertos of all time! Tchaikovsky’s concerto will take you on a journey – from the bold and virtuosic, through the lyrical and melancholy, to...