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TPAC’s Disney Musicals in Schools program continues to expand

When Disney Theatrical Group introduced Disney Musicals in Schools to Nashville in 2011, the idea of one day involving more than a thousand Tennessee students in its musical theater programs seemed like wishing upon a star.

Andy Blankenbuehler

‘CATS’ gets a new spring in its step by ‘Hamilton’ choreographer Andy Blankenbuehler

“So many millions of people have a love affair with this show; I feel it is important to give them what they remember,” says Andy Blankenbuehler, who choreographed the first Broadway revival of the 1980 musical phenomenon by Andrew Lloyd Webber.

Blue Man Group

Behind the blue: a look into the ‘Blue Man Group’

Before the ‘Blue Man Group’ busts into TPAC’s Jackson Hall Feb. 11-16, we thought we should take a peek behind the face paint and bald caps to see what has kept the drums tuned and marshmallows flying since 1991.

Latin American History for Moron's John Leguizamo wearing a crown

John Leguizamo teaches ‘Latin History for Morons’ at TPAC Nov. 15

According to the timeline drawn by John Leguizamo, the entire history of indigenous people in the pre-Columbus Americas is as follows: First, there’s the era of the Mayans in 1,000 B.C.; and then there’s today, the age of music mogul Pitbull.

cast of Once On This Island on stage

How a trip to Haiti inspired the ‘Once on This Island’ revival coming to TPAC Oct. 15-20

When you walk into TPAC’s Jackson Hall Oct. 15-20 for the Tony Award-winning revival of Once on This Island, you may wonder why you feel transported to a faraway land just ravaged by a storm. There is water, garbage, a huge tractor trailer, and sand that blankets the stage. What was the inspiration behind this realistic and immersive set design?

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Nashville Opera’s 2019-20 Season pairs tried and true favorites with compelling 20th century works

If you’ve felt in a choral cocoon over the past months, Nashville Opera’s 2019-20 season is days away from metamorphosing with Madame Butterfly Oct. 10-12.

choir posing in front of a brick wall

Kingdom Choir brings the gospel to Polk Theater Oct. 15

If they’re good enough for a prince of England and the Duchess of Sussex, they’re good enough for us Tennesseans, right? After Kingdom Choir captivated millions […]

2020 Ingram New Works Festival Playwrights

Nashville Rep announces 2019-20 Ingram New Works Lab playwrights

All great plays must be written. And for the past ten years, Nashville Repertory Theatre has been asking, “how can we help?” to up-and-coming playwrights through […]