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Jack Roden Spotlight Awards

Q&A with Jack Roden, our 2020 Outstanding Lead Actor

You may have noticed that the 2020 Spotlight Awards looked a little different this year. There was no big celebration in TPAC’s Jackson Hall, but instead, […]

Outstanding Lead Actress Lily Soto

Q&A with Lily Soto, our 2020 Outstanding Lead Actress

Q&A with Lily Soto who won 2020 Outstanding Lead Actress for her portrayal of Donna Sheridan in “Mamma Mia!”

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Raoul in ‘Phantom,’ Lafayette in ‘Hamilton’ and Freddy in ‘My Fair Lady,’ Jordan Donica talks acting

Jordan Donica originated the role of Freddy Eynsford-Hill in Lincoln Center Theater’s Broadway revival of My Fair Lady, which makes its Nashville debut Feb. 4-9 at TPAC.

a cellist and a dancer on stage

Q&A with cellist Maya Beiser and dancer Wendy Whelan about blending two artforms for ‘The Day’

TPAC News Center recently talked with Beiser and Whelan about how being masters of their respective crafts blends together on stage before sharing one together at TPAC’s Polk Theater on Jan. 18.

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Ordinary man: An interview with Jerry Adler on the original ‘My Fair Lady’

Recognized for his roles in ‘The Sopranos’ and ‘The Good Wife,’ Jerry Adler began his career in 1951, working as a stage manager on many notable shows, including the original production of ‘My Fair Lady.’

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John Leguizamo on comedy, fatherhood and ‘Latin History’ ahead of his one-man show Nov. 15

An American actor, voice artist, comedian, producer, playwright and screenwriter, John Leguizamo has made a career with his feisty fast-talk and frantic energy. We recently had the chance to chat with John about comedy, fatherhood and his professional journey ahead of his Nashville visit.

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‘The Code’ challenges teens to consider consequences of social media

“The difference between speaking up and lashing out, and the cost of both.” A play by the Vancouver-based Green Thumb Theatre addressing the issue of cyber-bullying in schools which kicked off the 2019-20 HOT Season for Young People.

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‘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.