Four elementary schools in Bedford, Coffee and Cumberland counties will participate in their first year of TPAC’s Disney Musicals in Schools this year, continuing a rural expansion of the program developed by Disney Theatrical Group to create sustainable theater programs in under-resourced schools.
Why was Ernie Nolan the perfect choice to direct ‘Aladdin and His Winter Wish,’ you ask? Well, one might say he never really grew up. Anyone who’s bumped into him during his nearly 3-year tenure as executive artistic director of Nashville Children’s Theatre knows his love for theater radiates with an uplifting and contagious energy.
This past Monday, hundreds of people from far and wide showed up to get their golden ticket to the international musical sensation, Hamilton, coming to Nashville Dec. 31 to Jan. 19, 2020. The Lin-Manuel Miranda-penned show plays a total 24 times at TPAC’s Jackson Hall, the longest running show of the 2019-2020 Broadway season, but that didn’t slow down Nashvillians.
Becoming a cat is no easy feat, especially when you’re one of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s. Nobody knows this better than Timothy Gulan, who plays three “jellicle” cats in the national tour.
Last year, Emmylou Harris, Steve Earle, Brandi Carlile and more went on “The Lantern Tour” benefiting migrant and refugee families. Well, the Women’s Refugee Commission is at it again with The Lantern tour II: Concerts for Migrant and Refugee Families, coming to TPAC’s War Memorial Auditorium on Jan. 11.
A song impossible to forget, “Memory” from the Broadway musical CATS is widely considered to be the original king of show tunes. So, before CATS pounces into TPAC Nov. 19-24, we thought we’d take a look at the timeless tune to finally answer the question: Who has the best ‘Memory’?
The list began when he was seven, after his mother’s first attempt. A list of everything that makes life worth living: 1. Ice cream 2. Water fights 3. Staying up past your bedtime and being allowed to watch tv 4. The color yellow 5. Things with stripes 6. Rollercoasters 7. People falling over.