2022-23 TPAC Cabaret On Stage

Cabaret On Stage at TPAC

Four intimate evenings with Broadway’s best.

Studio Tenn and Tennessee Performing Arts Center present the return of our Cabaret On Stage series, featuring four intimate evenings on TPAC’s Jackson Hall stage with legendary performers, including Emmy and Tony Award-winning actress and singer KRISTIN CHENOWETH (Schmigadoon!, Wicked); Emmy Award-winning actress and recording artist LIZ CALLAWAY (Merrily We Roll Along, Baby) with Broadway, television, and film actor JASON GRAAE (Falsettos, Wicked); award-winning actor and multi-platinum recording artist SAM HARRIS (The Life, The Producers); and four-time Tony nominee JUDY KUHN (Fiddler on the Roof, Les Misérables) who sang the title role in Disney’s Pocahontas.

Joining Harris and Kuhn as emcee and musical director is JOHN McDANIEL, a Grammy and Emmy Award-winning music director, composer, director, arranger, and producer. Callaway and Graae will be joined by pianist ALEX RYBECK, an award-winning composer, arranger, and musical director known for his work on Broadway (Damn Yankees, Merrily We Roll Along), in concerts and cabarets, and recordings. Chenoweth will be joined by musical director MARY-MITCHELL CAMPBELL, a conductor, composer, and music director for many Broadway shows (Mean Girls, The Prom).

VIP series tickets includes premium seating to the Cabaret On Stage series plus access to a post-show reception with Kristin Chenoweth after her performance on September 10, 2022.

August 20
September 10
October 15
Liz Callaway & Jason Graae
August 20

Liz Callaway is a Tony Award nominee and Emmy Award-winning actor, singer, and recording artist. Callaway starred in the original casts of Miss Saigon, The Three Musketeers, and The Look of Love. Callaway also sang the song “Journey to the Past” in the animated feature Anastasia and is the singing voice of Princess Jasmine in Disney’s Aladdin and the King of Thieves and The Return of Jafar.

Jason Graae has been featured on Broadway in A Grand Night For Singing, Falsettos, Stardust, the original Off-Broadway cast of Forever Plaid, and many more.  He recently traveled across the US as the Wizard of Oz in the National Tour of Wicked. Jason has recorded over 70 original cast, studio, and solo albums.

Kristin Chenoweth
September 10

Kristin Chenoweth is an Emmy & Tony Award winning actor and singer whose career spans film, TV, voiceover, and stage. Her most recognizable roles include Pushing Daisies and Hairspray Live!, as well as Broadway’s You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown and Wicked. Her candid, comedic novel of her life, A Little Bit Wicked, debuted on The New York Times Hardcover Non-Fiction Best Seller List. She just released her first picture book, What Will I Do with My Love Today?. Chenoweth recently co-starred in the acclaimed musical-comedy series Schmigadoon! alongside Cecily Strong, Keegan-Michael Key & Ariana DeBose. Chenoweth was nominated for two Emmy’s & a People’s Choice Award for her role on Glee

Judy Kuhn
October 15

Judy Kuhn is a four-time Tony Award nominee whose work on Broadway includes the 2016 revival of Fiddler on the Roof, Fun Home, the Roundabout’s 1993 revival of She Loves Me, Richard Nelson’s Two Shakespearean Actors, Chess, Les Misérables, Rags, Alan Menken & Tim Rice's King David, and The Mystery of Edwin Drood. Kuhn also sang the title role in Disney’s Pocahontas and the sequel Pocahontas II: Journey To A New World. Joining Kuhn as emcee and music director is John McDaniel, a Grammy and Emmy Award winning music director, composer, director, arranger, orchestrator, and producer who is also an artistic director at the Tony Award winning Eugene O’Neill Theater Center.

Series Presenting Partner:

Bank of America

Performance Partner for Kristin Chenoweth:

Premiere Transportation

Performance Partner for Judy Kuhn:

Studio Tenn is a professional regional theatre company based in Franklin, Tennessee. Its programming centers around innovative, custom-designed presentations of classic plays and musicals as well as an original “Legacy” series of theatrical concerts celebrating the work of legendary performers and musicians. For more information about its 2022-23 season, visit StudioTenn.org.

Tennessee Performing Arts Center continues to adjust health and safety protocols according to recommendations of health and government officials. At this time, our Patron Entry Policy no longer requires proof of a negative COVID-19 test or vaccination, and masks are required for Cabaret On Stage performances.

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