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TPAC adds Coffee, Cumberland counties to rural expansion of Disney Musicals in Schools program

Four elementary schools in Bedford, Coffee and Cumberland counties will participate in their first year of TPAC’s Disney Musicals in Schools this year, continuing a rural expansion of the program developed by Disney Theatrical Group to create sustainable theater programs in under-resourced schools.

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Nashville reacts to the first day of ‘Hamilton’ on-sale

This past Monday, hundreds of people from far and wide showed up to get their golden ticket to the international musical sensation, Hamilton, coming to Nashville Dec. 31 to Jan. 19, 2020. The Lin-Manuel Miranda-penned show plays a total 24 times at TPAC’s Jackson Hall, the longest running show of the 2019-2020 Broadway season, but that didn’t slow down Nashvillians.

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TPAC impact partners providing unique experience for Nashville community and youth groups

When the national tour of Once on This Island kicked off in Nashville, there were a few lucky enough to immerse themselves in the Tony Award-winning revival’s unique on-stage seating, literally putting their toes in the sand. Exclusive Broadway experiences like these would typically go to the highest bidder, right?

John Leguizamo on comedy, fatherhood and ‘Latin History’ ahead of his one-man show Nov. 15

An American actor, voice artist, comedian, producer, playwright and screenwriter, John Leguizamo has made a career with his feisty fast-talk and frantic energy. We recently had the chance to chat with John about comedy, fatherhood and his professional journey ahead of his Nashville visit.

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‘Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory’ brings a sweet treat to TPAC June 9-14

Oompa loompa doompety doo. TPAC has the perfect show for you. Step inside a world of pure imagination with Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, coming to TPAC’s Jackson Hall June 9-14.

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‘A Streetcar Named Desire’ is now a ballet, and Nashville will be the first US-based company to perform it

Some of us were lucky enough to read ‘A Streetcar Named Desire’ in high school. Others remember the riveting 1951 film with Marlon Brando, Vivien Leigh and Kim Hunter. But anyone who knows anything about the 1947 play by Tennessee Williams is wondering the same thing: “How do you translate the beautiful narrative into a ballet, where no words are uttered?”

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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.

Suffragettes hold a jubilee celebrating their victory after the passing of the 19th Amendment.

TPAC joins commemoration of 19th Amendment centennial

Almost 100 years ago, half of our country’s population was given the right to cast a ballot for the first time. In honor of this landmark moment in history, TPAC has joined over 40 other Nashville organizations to commemorate the centennial of the 19th Amendment to the US Constitution granting women the right to vote.