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An innovative collaboration of visual and performing arts and education in the unique historic setting of the former DC prison.

Upcoming Performing Arts Events

May 9, 2015 through May 31, 2015
Join us for a cabaret performance celebrating the music of composer Stephen Sondheim. Producer extraordinaire Cameron Mackintosh described him as "possibly the greatest lyricist ever". Saturday performances at 8pm, Sunday performances at 5pm. 
May 31, 2015 through August 30, 2015
Our signature "Stars on Sunday" concert series is back and better than ever!
June 5, 2015 through June 7, 2015
Friday & Saturday evening performances will start at 8pm, Sunday matinee performance starts at 1pm. Break out the fedoras and trench coats as our cabaret performers bring the Film Noir era to the Workhouse! 
June 6, 2015
Mount Vernon Nights, a program of the Fairfax County Park Authority, will be returning to the Workhouse for it's fourth year in a row! Enjoy free public concerts featuring a different genre and musical group each week. Click here for a complete schedule of performances! 
June 13, 2015
Mount Vernon Nights, a program of the Fairfax County Park Authority, will be returning to the Workhouse for it's fourth year in a row! Enjoy free public concerts featuring a different genre and musical group each week. Click here for a complete schedule of performances! 
June 19, 2015
Attention all greasers and bobby-soxers!  Celebrate the 50s with a sing-a-long of Grease: The Musical. Summer nights are even better when sitting outside to watch movies with family and friends! Pack your blankets (and the Brylcreem) and join us for a night of fun! And don't forget to warm up those vocal cords, we want to hear you sing-a-long!
June 20, 2015
Two Showtimes: Saturday, June 20 at 7pm & 9pm. Each month (and sometimes twice a month) Cool Cow Comedy's headliners and featured performers take the stage in the W-3 Theare. Host and Comedian Rahmein Mostafavi (who has performed stand-up as such venues as DC Improv, Richmond Funny Bone and Caroline's on Broadway) leads regular sold out shows, making Cool Cow a staple of the entertainment options in Lorton! On June 20, headlining comedians Matt Koff performs at the Workhouse!
June 20, 2015
Mount Vernon Nights, a program of the Fairfax County Park Authority, will be returning to the Workhouse for it's fourth year in a row! Enjoy free public concerts featuring a different genre and musical group each week. Click here for a complete schedule of performances! 
June 26, 2015
Celebrate the sound of ABBA with a sing-a-long of Mamma Mia: The Musical. Summer nights are even better when sitting outside to watch movies with family and friends! Pack your blankets and join us for a night of fun! And don't forget to warm up those vocal cords, we want to hear you sing-a-long!
June 27, 2015 through July 25, 2015
Presented by Mestey Films Productions. LIVE onstage! This summer you and your family will not want to miss a story that includes....Cinderella, Snow White and The Princess and The Frog.
June 27, 2015
Mount Vernon Nights, a program of the Fairfax County Park Authority, will be returning to the Workhouse for it's fourth year in a row! Enjoy free public concerts featuring a different genre and musical group each week. Click here for a complete schedule of performances!
June 29, 2015
Presented by Tasty Monsters Productions. It's a British Invasion in Virginia- just in time for the 4th of July! Someone is out to get him, but why? An old score...? A personal vendetta...? A trail of clues, a deadline to beat, a couple of minor villains along the way, before coming face to face with his greatest nemesis- Ian Fleming himself!
July 1, 2015 through July 2, 2015
Presented by Tasty Monster Productions. It's a British Invasion in Virginia- just in time for the 4th of July! Someone is out to get him, but why? An old score...? A personal vendetta...? A trail of clues, a deadline to beat, a couple of minor villains along the way, before coming face to face with his greatest nemesis- Ian Fleming himself!
July 3, 2015
Presented by Tasty Monsters Productions. It's a British Invasion in Virginia- just in time for the 4th of July! Someone is out to get him, but why? An old score...? A personal vendetta...? A trail of clues, a deadline to beat, a couple of minor villains along the way, before coming face to face with his greatest nemesis- Ian Fleming himself!
July 11, 2015 through July 12, 2015
Saturday evening performance at 8pm, Sunday matinee performance at 1pm. The story of America is as rich and fascinating as the songs, characters and stories that it inspires.
July 11, 2015
Mount Vernon Nights, a program of the Fairfax County Park Authority, will be returning to the Workhouse for it's fourth year in a row! Enjoy free public concerts featuring a different genre and musical group each week. Click here for a complete schedule of performances! 
July 17, 2015 through July 18, 2015
Showtimes: Friday, July 17 at 8pm & Saturday, July 18 at 7pm & 9pm. Each month (and sometimes twice a month) Cool Cow Comedy's headliners and featured performers take the stage in the W-3 Theare. Host and Comedian Rahmein Mostafavi (who has performed stand-up as such venues as DC Improv, Richmond Funny Bone and Caroline's on Broadway) leads regular sold out shows, making Cool Cow a staple of the entertainment options in Lorton! On July 17th and July 18th, headlining comedians Carmen Lynch performs at the Workhouse!
July 18, 2015
Mount Vernon Nights, a program of the Fairfax County Park Authority, will be returning to the Workhouse for it's fourth year in a row! Enjoy free public concerts featuring a different genre and musical group each week. Click here for a complete schedule of performances! 
July 18, 2015
Come watch original films and support local filmmakers in your community at the 2014 Clifton Film Festival! 
July 25, 2015
Mount Vernon Nights, a program of the Fairfax County Park Authority, will be returning to the Workhouse for it's fourth year in a row! Enjoy free public concerts featuring a different genre and musical group each week. Click here for a complete schedule of performances! 
July 31, 2015 through August 2, 2015
Fri & Sat at 8pm and Sun at 1pm (doors open 30 minutes prior). Our sizzling hot troop of cabaret performers seriously "raise some mercury" during our Sizzling Summer Night serenade!
August 1, 2015
Mount Vernon Nights, a program of the Fairfax County Park Authority, will be returning to the Workhouse for it's fourth year in a row! Enjoy free public concerts featuring a different genre and musical group each week. Click here for a complete schedule of performances! 
August 7, 2015
Each month (and sometimes twice a month) Cool Cow Comedy's headliners and featured performers take the stage in the W-3 Theare. Host and Comedian Rahmein Mostafavi (who has performed stand-up as such venues as DC Improv, Richmond Funny Bone and Caroline's on Broadway) leads regular sold out shows, making Cool Cow a staple of the entertainment options in Lorton! On August 7, headlining comedianStewart Huff performs at the Workhouse! Join us for an evening of laughs courtesy of Cool Cow Comedy.
August 8, 2015
Mount Vernon Nights, a program of the Fairfax County Park Authority, will be returning to the Workhouse for it's fourth year in a row! Enjoy free public concerts featuring a different genre and musical group each week. Click here for a complete schedule of performances! 
August 15, 2015
Mount Vernon Nights, a program of the Fairfax County Park Authority, will be returning to the Workhouse for it's fourth year in a row! Enjoy free public concerts featuring a different genre and musical group each week. Click here for a complete schedule of performances! 

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