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.
“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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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 […]
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 […]