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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.

TPAC announces 2019-20 HOT Season for Young People

History, classic literature and science leap to life in TPAC’s Season for Young People

The stages at TPAC are set for this school year and the 2019-20 HOT Season for Young People. More than 40,000 students and educators are expected to attend a variety of productions designed to immerse young people in aspects of life, literature, history, and social issues through the arts.

Aladdin and his Winter Wish

Holiday Panto ‘Aladdin and His Winter Wish’ comes to TPAC December 12-22

After the success of last year’s holiday spectacular, “Peter Pan and Tinkerbell – A Pirate’s Christmas,” the TPAC and Lythgoe Family Give Kids Panto reunite this […]

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

‘Once on This Island’ officially to open U.S. national tour Oct. 15-20 at TPAC

Winner of the 2018 Best Revival of a Musical, Once on This Island will officially open its national tour in Music City with a week-long engagement from Oct.15-20 at TPAC’s Jackson Hall.

Shakespeare in the Park

Q&A with Denice Hicks on Shakespeare in the Park’s move to oneC1TY

After 30 years of “Shakespeare in the Park” performances at the bandshell in Centennial Park, the Nashville Shakespeare Festival is excited to relocate its Summer Shakespeare […]

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.