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Timothy Gulan on becoming not one, but three of Lloyd Webber’s ‘jellicles’

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.

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16 spooky musicals to get you ready for Halloween

Halloween is just around the “coroner” (to quote ‘The Addams Family’ lyric). No costume yet? We got you. Get some inspiration from this list of monstrous musicals that embrace all things wicked and wonderful — courtesy of TPAC News Center.

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A dazzling display of Japanese artistry, TAO: Drum Heart comes to Nashville Jan. 28

When they’re not on international tour, Drum Tao performers are usually practicing on top of the isolated mountain in Japan where the group is based. “All day we practice, rehearse, and train. Japanese drum is very loud, [so] we can’t train in town,” said Taro Harasaki.

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NCT addresses deportation, family, patriotism in ‘Return to Sender’ Oct. 10-27

Progressive and honest programming like “Return to Sender,” which runs Oct. 10-27, is one reason why Nashville Children’s Theater is ranked as one of the top five children’s theatres in the country.

Mia Williamson as 'Little Girl,' Alex Newell as 'Asaka,' and Hailey Kilgore as 'Ti Moune' in 'Once on This Island.'

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?

‘Shakespeare in Love’ opens The Center for the Arts’ 2019 season in Murfreesboro

William Shakespeare certainly loved incorporating a play within a play – whether it was A Midsummer Night’s Dream or Hamlet. The master English poet and playwright […]

‘Annie Get Your Gun’ shoots its way to the Renaissance Center stage

Remember the days of sharpshooters and cowboys? Well, the Renaissance Players are going to help jog your memory in their presentation of Annie Get Your Gun, […]

Jacob York, Chip Arnold, Galen Crawley, Mitchell Ryan Miller, Mariah Parris and Megan Murphy Chambers perform in Nashville Rep's Urinetown The Musical

‘Urinetown The Musical’ trickles its way to the Nashville Rep stage

We know, we know. It’s hard to get past the title. But if you do, we assure you Nashville Repertory Theatre’s 35th season opener Urinetown The Musical, which runs from September 14-29 in TPAC’s Johnson Theater, is potty humor at its best and easy to digest.