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Peter Pan cast posing on stage

PREVIEW: Lythgoe Family shares gift of Panto with ‘Peter Pan and Tinker Bell: A Pirate’s Christmas’

Over the years, the Lythgoe family has earned a reputation for producing popular reality television shows, such as “American Idol” and “So You Think You Can Dance.” But also they share a real passion for “bringing affordable theatre to families across America.”

five teachers looking at notebooks and talking

TPAC expands Disney Musicals in Schools program into Bedford County

For the first time since launching a pilot Disney Musicals in Schools program in 2011, TPAC is expanding it to students and educators in rural Tennessee communities, inviting two elementary schools in Bedford Country to participate.

TPAC Gala on August 25

TPAC honors Bridgestone Americas, John Cody with Applause Awards at TPAC Gala

Recognizing decades of support for its nonprofit mission, TPAC presented its highest honor, the Applause Award, to Bridgestone Americas and John Cody, the former Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer of Broadcast Music, Inc. (BMI), at the TPAC Gala.

2018-19 Season for Young People

Classic literature, history – even soccer – shape TPAC’s 2018-19 Season for Young People

A journey to the Klondike during the gold rush, a bilingual musical tour of the Americas and even the excitement of a soccer match await student audiences who attend performances through TPAC’s 2018-19 Season for Young Audiences, now open for reservations.

TPAC InsideOut Podcast: Waitress

Podcast: ‘Waitress’ Arts Appetizer

During this Arts Appetizer, we spoke with Waitress cast members Desi Oakley and Bryan Fenkart on everything from the coherency of the cast to working with Sara Bareilles. […]

80 nominees from 24 states pose pre-show at the Minskoff Theatre in New York.

And the Jimmy Award goes to…

Coveted awards for Best Performance by an Actress and Best Performance by an Actor were presented to Reneé Rapp (Charlotte, NC) and Andrew Barth Feldman (New York, NY) at the 10th Annual Jimmy Awards June 25 at the Minskoff Theatre on Broadway.

Tiyanna Gentry and Sevon Askew

Tiyanna Gentry, Sevon Askew win top honors at 2018 Spotlight Awards

Tiyanna Gentry of Hillsboro High School and Sevon Askew of Central Magnet High School will travel to New York in June for the Jimmy Awards.

Students on stage performing

Lions, tigers and bears… Disney Musicals in Schools brings magic to TPAC

This year, 27 Metro Schools participated in Disney Musicals in Schools with more than 1,200 students creating musical productions at their schools.