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Ordinary man: An interview with Jerry Adler on the original ‘My Fair Lady’

Recognized for his roles in ‘The Sopranos’ and ‘The Good Wife,’ Jerry Adler began his career in 1951, working as a stage manager on many notable shows, including the original production of ‘My Fair Lady.’

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TPAC chats with Nashville-based, Mississippi-born Southern rockers ‘The Weeks’

“We know who we are,” says vocalist Cyle Barnes after a live performance on the WMA stage for TPAC’s Attic Sessions. “We’re a bunch of weird kids from the South, and we’ve never tried to be anything more than that.”

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TPAC adds Coffee, Cumberland to Disney Musicals in Schools program

Four schools in Bedford, Coffee & Cumberland counties to join three Metro Nashville schools in their first year of Disney musical theater program.

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Ernie Nolan on his “dream job” at the Nashville Children’s Theatre

Why was Ernie Nolan the perfect choice to direct the upcoming ‘Aladdin and His Winter Wish’ at TPAC? Well, one might say he never really grew up.

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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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Timothy Gulan on becoming not one, but three of Lloyd Webber’s ‘jellicles’

Becoming a cat is no easy feat, especially when you’re one of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s. Nobody knows this better than Timothy Gulan, who plays three “jellicle” cats in the national tour.

The Lantern Tour II: Concerts for Migrant and Refugee Families

Emmylou Harris, Sheryl Crow, Steve Earle and more benefit migrant families with the ‘Lantern Tour II’ concert Jan.11

Last year, Emmylou Harris, Steve Earle, Brandi Carlile and more went on “The Lantern Tour” benefiting migrant and refugee families. Well, the Women’s Refugee Commission is at it again with The Lantern tour II: Concerts for Migrant and Refugee Families, coming to TPAC’s War Memorial Auditorium on Jan. 11.

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The “Memory” of ‘CATS’ through the years: Who sang it best?

A song impossible to forget, “Memory” from the Broadway musical CATS is widely considered to be the original king of show tunes. So, before CATS pounces into TPAC Nov. 19-24, we thought we’d take a look at the timeless tune to finally answer the question: Who has the best ‘Memory’?