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high school students performing on stage

2021 Jimmy Awards ceremony and education activities to be presented virtually

The Broadway League is pleased to announce that the 12th Jimmy Awards® will be presented on Thursday, July 15, 2021. Due to the ongoing health concerns […]

Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol - A solo performance by Mark Cabus

TPAC presents Charles Dickens’ ‘A Christmas Carol’ as free holiday gift to the community

In recognition of the community support received since closing its theaters earlier this year, TPAC will present a world premiere virtual event of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol as a free, virtual presentation for the holidays.

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Q&A with Mark Cabus on ‘A Christmas Carol’

Actor Mark Cabus has performed his adaptation of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol for more than two decades and to tens of thousands of students both at TPAC and in schools across Middle Tennessee.

teaching artist Allison Bencar working with students

Q&A with Allison Bencar, TPAC teaching artist

We check in with Allison Bencar to discuss how she’s staying busy and why it’s important to keep the arts alive during this time.

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Remembering Barry Scott

TPAC is forever grateful for the vision, artistry, and friendship of actor, director, and producer Barry Scott who passed away last week at the age of 65.

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Q&A with Alison Brazil, TPAC teaching artist

Singer, dancer, musician, artist, teacher. All of these describe Alison Brazil, one of the dozens of teaching artists who create and lead arts-centered learning through TPAC’s education programs in schools.

Spotlight Awards: Nashville High School Musical Theatre Awards

TPAC, Lipscomb announce hiatus for Spotlight Awards ceremony in modified program for 2021

TPAC and Lipscomb University will modify the Nashville High School Musical Theatre Awards program for the 20-21 school year, including a hiatus for all in-person events and the Spotlight Awards ceremony.

Congratulations Jack Roden Chattanooga Christian School Outstanding Lead Actor 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, […]