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Every Brilliant Thing

Nashville Rep brings acclaimed one-man show, ‘Every Brilliant Thing’ to TPAC Nov. 7-10

The list began when he was seven, after his mother’s first attempt. A list of everything that makes life worth living: 1. Ice cream 2. Water fights 3. Staying up past your bedtime and being allowed to watch tv 4. The color yellow 5. Things with stripes 6. Rollercoasters 7. People falling over.

Hamilton

‘Hamilton’ public on-sale set for November 11

Tickets for HAMILTON at TPAC will go on sale to the public Monday, November 11 at 10 a.m.

set of Once on This Island

TPAC impact partners provide 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.

Johnny Cash straightening his tie

First-ever ‘Cash Fest’, a Johnny Cash tribute concert coming to War Memorial Auditorium Nov. 10

The man who fell into a burnin’ ring of fire, shot a man in reno and coined the phrase “hello” well before Adele or Lionel Richie is certainly well-deserving of a concert in his honor. Well, that train’s finally comin’ around the bend. Nashville’s first-ever, all-star Cash Fest takes place Nov. 10 at War Memorial Auditorium.

man holding out his hand

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.

man in front of rainbow and psychedelic illustrations

Stand-up comedian Lewis Black reminds TPAC ‘It Gets Better Every Day’ April 17-18

Enraged. Annoyed. And downright apoplectic. These are the words used to describe the comedic musings of Lewis Black, who brings his irate ranting to TPAC’s Polk Theater April 17-18. Anyone who’s seen him on Comedy Central knows his trademark style of energetic yelling and animated finger-pointing to skewer anything that gets under his skin.

Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

‘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.

man and woman on stage in A Streetcar Named Desire

‘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?”