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Jordan Donica

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.

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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.’

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.

‘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.

National Touring cast of 'Dear Evan Hansen'

Q&A with Phoebe Koyabe from ‘Dear Evan Hansen’

As the current touring cast of Dear Evan Hansen gets ready for their final few shows on the road, we sat down with Phoebe Koyabe who plays […]

Q&A with Roberta Ciuffo on HOT Season for Young People

Q&A with Roberta Ciuffo on the 2019-20 HOT Season for Young People

Roberta Ciuffo West, TPAC’s Executive Vice President for Education and Community Engagement, reflects on the upcoming 2019-20 HOT Season for Young People and how it connects to classroom learning.