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.
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.
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.
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?”
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.
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.
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.
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.