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cast of Amahl and the Night Visitors on stage

Nashville Opera combines Christmas classic ‘Amahl and the Night Visitors’ with new work ‘Pepito’

When NBC approached legendary composer Gian Carlo Menotti to write the first ever opera for television opera, he was hesitant.

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The top 10 gifts for the theatre lover in your life

We’ve got you covered with the top 10 gifts for the theatre lover in your life. Or for yourself. Because let’s be honest, you deserve a little something too! 

actors on one of Gary Hoff's elaborate sets

Nashville Rep’s Gary C. Hoff on giving ‘A Christmas Carol’ a new look

The avant-garde, minimalistic take on Dickens’ most beloved characters uses five actors, imaginative props, and mesmerizing design by Gary C. Hoff.

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TPAC partners with public schools like Warner Elementary to grow academics through arts

As a result of TPAC’s partnership, educators are being introduced to a new style of learning for students in one of Tennessee’s lowest-performing schools and where 93% are considered economically disadvantaged.

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Renowned cellist Maya Beiser, dance icon Wendy Whelan perform in rare collaboration inspired by 9/11

“We started working on the piece on September 11”, says renowned Cellist Maya Beiser says. “We were there, in New York City when it happened. The piece became inspired by those events.”

Macbeth

Nashville Shakes stages dystopian, post-apocalyptic ‘Macbeth’ tour throughout Middle Tennessee

For a play first performed in 1606, the story of Macbeth can still feel eerily relevant. No one knows this better than Nashville Shakes, who stages one of the Bard’s darkest and most famous tragedies on a Middle Tennessee tour.

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Mark the winter solstice with OZ Arts’ ‘The Longest Night,’ featuring the Portara Ensemble and over 40 Nashville performers

In celebration of the winter solstice, ‘The Longest Night,’ takes place on the actual longest nights of the year — Dec. 20 and 21, bringing together over 40 Nashville-based artists.

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The Art of Holiday Cocktails connects community with cocktails, cuisine

Making fancy cocktails and hors d’oeuvres is hard, right? That’s why TPAC has partnered with local businesses Athens Distributing and Char to put on an event where you can…