Robert O. and Elizabeth M. Bentley Musical 2022 Bentley Musical: "All Shook Up"

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 All Shook Up Winter of 2022.

Bentley Musicals include:

2021: LITTLE WOMEN, the Broadway Musical 

2020: Considering Matthew Shepard


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