Robert O. and Elizabeth M. Bentley Musical 2018 Fall Bentley Musical: "PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESSERT the musical"

The Robert O. and Elizabeth M. Bentley Endowment for the Performing Arts was established in 2004 by a gift from Mrs. Bentley to enable Washington and Lee to present a major musical or operatic production at the Lenfest Center annually or to support other facets of the performing arts in years when such a production is not feasible.

Through the generosity of the Bentley Endowment, the Departments of Music and Theater, Dance and Film Studies will present The Addams Family, a new Musical in the fall of 2017.

Bentley Musicals include:


2017 Fall: The Addams Family,A New Musical 

2017: Theory of Relativity

2016: Legally Blonde

2015: Monty Pythons Spamalot

2014: Mr. Cauliflower Will Be At Home

2012: Bye Bye Birdie

2011: Cabaret

2010: Chicago and Assassins

2009: The Secret Garden

2008: Little Shop of Horrors

2007: Kiss Me, Kate

2006: Pirates of Penzance

2005: A Blossoming of the Arts