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Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

‘Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory’ brings a sweet treat to TPAC June 9-14

Oompa loompa doompety doo. TPAC has the perfect show for you. Step inside a world of pure imagination with Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, coming to TPAC’s Jackson Hall June 9-14.

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From Hansen to Hobart: Ben Platt releases EP from Netflix series ‘The Politician’

From playing Evan Hansen to playing Payton Hobart, Ben Platt’s transition from the Broadway stage to the world’s largest streaming platform seems like everything else he does — effortless.

The SpongeBob Musical cast on stage

Not your average musical, ‘SpongeBob’ floods TPAC with a deep sea of diverse songwriters Nov. 5-10

Not every Broadway conductor conducts their orchestra with a toothbrush. But since SpongeBob The Musical — which floats into TPAC Nov. 5-10 — isn’t your average musical, Patrick Hoagland is not your average conductor.

Andy Blankenbuehler

‘CATS’ gets a new spring in its step by ‘Hamilton’ choreographer Andy Blankenbuehler

“So many millions of people have a love affair with this show; I feel it is important to give them what they remember,” says Andy Blankenbuehler, who choreographed the first Broadway revival of the 1980 musical phenomenon by Andrew Lloyd Webber.

Latin American History for Moron's John Leguizamo wearing a crown

John Leguizamo teaches ‘Latin History for Morons’ at TPAC Nov. 15

According to the timeline drawn by John Leguizamo, the entire history of indigenous people in the pre-Columbus Americas is as follows: First, there’s the era of the Mayans in 1,000 B.C.; and then there’s today, the age of music mogul Pitbull.

cast of Once On This Island on stage

How a trip to Haiti inspired the ‘Once on This Island’ revival coming to TPAC Oct. 15-20

When you walk into TPAC’s Jackson Hall Oct. 15-20 for the Tony Award-winning revival of Once on This Island, you may wonder why you feel transported to a faraway land just ravaged by a storm. There is water, garbage, a huge tractor trailer, and sand that blankets the stage. What was the inspiration behind this realistic and immersive set design?

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Casting announcements for national tour of ‘The Color Purple’

We all remember Cynthia Erivo’s emotional, Tony Award-winning performance as Celie in the 2016 Broadway revival of The Color Purple, an uplifting story about the triumph of the […]

CATS performance on stage

Broadway spectacular ‘CATS’ returns to Nashville Nov. 19-24

There’s one musical that certainly has more than nine lives. One of the biggest hits in theatrical history, CATS, returns to Nashville for its ninth time at TPAC Nov.19-24.