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16 spooky musicals to get you ready for Halloween

Halloween is just around the “coroner” (to quote ‘The Addams Family’ lyric). No costume yet? We got you. Get some inspiration from this list of monstrous musicals that embrace all things wicked and wonderful — courtesy of TPAC News Center.

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The hicks, skids, and jocks of ‘Letterkenny’ bring their hit Canadian sketch comedy to TPAC Mar. 16

Nobody’s sure if America is ready for Letterkenny on tour. The raucous exploits of these eccentric Canadian hillbillies and their produce stand are now chronicled in a live, 90-minute comedy experience — coming to TPAC Mar. 16 — featuring nine of the beloved cast members along with never-before-seen sketches.

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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.

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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.

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From Hansen to Hobart: Ben Platt releases EP from Netflix series ‘The Politician’

From playing Evan Hansen to playing Payton Hobart, Ben Platt’s transition from the Broadway stage to the world’s largest streaming platform seems like everything else he does — effortless.

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Arts check-in: Metro Nashville Public Schools

Metro Nashville Public Schools continues to encourage the students of Nashville to pursue their dreams through artistic endeavors. Here’s some recent stories from the world of MNPS that may brighten your day.

The SpongeBob Musical cast on stage

Not your average musical, ‘SpongeBob’ floods TPAC with a deep sea of diverse songwriters Nov. 5-10

Not every Broadway conductor conducts their orchestra with a toothbrush. But since SpongeBob The Musical — which floats into TPAC Nov. 5-10 — isn’t your average musical, Patrick Hoagland is not your average conductor.

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Jon Royal challenges audiences to have a much-needed conversation with Nashville Rep’s ‘Pipeline’

Director Jon Royal has been pushing Nashville theater to reflect the city’s diversity for years. And his take on Dominique Morisseau’s Pipeline, which runs Oct. 19 – Nov. 3 at TPAC’s Johnson Theater, is no different.