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Ben Levi Ross and the company of the First North American Tour of 'Dear Evan Hansen.'

Tony and Grammy Award-winning Best Musical ‘Dear Evan Hansen’ debuts Sept. 10-15 at TPAC

Winner of six 2017 Tony Awards, including Best Musical, and the 2018 Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album, “Dear Evan Hansen” makes its Nashville debut with a one-week engagement Sept.10-15 at Tennessee Performing Arts Center’s Jackson Hall.

PREVIEW: ‘Miss Saigon’ stirs personal connections and contemporary themes

To understand Jackie Nguyen’s unique connection with Miss Saigon, one need only consult her cast bio in the program – “Dedicated to my family who escaped Vietnam over 30 years ago.”

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Kathleen O’Brien looks back at 30 years with TPAC

Kathleen O’Brien has seen tremendous change over the last 30 years – not only at Tennessee Performing Arts Center but throughout Nashville itself. But even as the nonprofit’s longtime leader prepares to step down from her post in July, it’s clear that her passion for the arts remains strong.

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New comedy by humorist R. Eric Thomas premieres at Ingram New Works festival

Well known humorist and internet personality R. Eric Thomas is one of four outstanding writers featured in Nashville Rep’s 2019 Ingram New Works Festival and will premiere his new play, “Crying on Television,” in staged readings tonight at Nashville Children’s Theatre.

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Award-winner Lindsay Joelle premiers sci-fi play at Ingram New Works festival

Award-winning playwright Lindsay Joelle, one of four outstanding writers featured in the 2019 Nashville Repertory Theatre’s Ingram New Works Festival, will premiere her new play, The Messengers, in staged readings tonight (May 16) at Nashville Children’s Theatre.

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Fatherhood and faith inspire new play by Dean Poynor at Ingram New Works Festival

Award-winning playwright Dean Poynor returns to Nashville Repertory Theatre’s Ingram New Works Project with his new play, “The Second Avenue Subway,” in staged readings tonight as part of the Ingram New Works Festival at Nashville Children’s Theatre.

John Cusack live on stage for a conversation, Q&A, and screening of ‘Say Anything’

Hollywood icon John Cusack makes his way to Music City for a live conversation and audience Q&A on July 31 at TPAC’s Jackson Hall. With four […]

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Lilla Galgoczy-Toler, Trenton McCrary win top honors at 2019 Spotlight Awards, will compete nationally in New York

Two Davidson County high school students, Lilla Galgoczy-Toler of Nashville School of the Arts and Trenton McCrary of John Overton High School, took home Outstanding Lead Actress and Actor honors at the 2019 Spotlight Awards and will travel to New York in June to compete nationally in The Jimmy Awards.