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Deb and Howard Thompson with Kathleen O'Brien

Thank you Deb and Howard for 30 wonderful years!

Deb and Howard Thompson gave their final bow at Waitress earlier this June after thirty years of volunteering at TPAC. Deb and Howard started volunteering in 1988 when the […]

cast of School of Rock on stage

The smash hit ‘School of Rock – The Musical’ makes Music City debut Sept. 11-16

Class is now in session! Broadway legend Andrew Lloyd Webber’s high-octane Broadway and West End hit School of Rock – The Musical comes to Nashville for a […]

TPAC President and CEO Kathleen O’Brien announces retirement

Kathleen O’Brien, Tennessee Performing Arts Center’s President and Chief Executive Officer since 2005, will retire from her leadership post in July 2019, at the end of the nonprofit’s next fiscal year. O’Brien, the first and only woman to lead TPAC in its almost 38-year history, started as Public Affairs Director in 1988 and has led the organization through several, often historic, transitions during her tenure.

Tash Sultana Flow State World Tour

Dynamic Aussie artist Tash Sultana brings tour to WMA

Australian Indie/Alternative singer-songwriter Tash Sultana is bringing her Flow State World Tour to War Memorial Auditorium on November 23! Tash is a dynamic young artist who […]
The Attic Sessions

The Attic Sessions || Drew Holcomb

Drew Holcomb joined us in the Attic Lounge at the historic War Memorial Auditorium to play us a few songs off his album, “Souvenir,” and discuss his writing process.

The Attic Sessions

Attic Rewind || Judah & The Lion

It’s the fairytale story of three boys all studying at Belmont University together, two into music and one the star baseball player. Judah & the Lion […]

4th Annual Empanada Tasting a TLACC event

4th Annual Empanada Tasting Event set for Sept. 5

Get ready for TPAC’s most delicious event of the year…we’re thrilled to partner with the Tennessee Latin American Chamber of Commerce (TLACC) to present TLACC’s 4th […]

Rob Bell The Holy Shift Tour with special guest Peter Rollins

Author and speaker Rob Bell brings Holy Shift Tour to TPAC

Rob Bell is bringing his “Holy Shift Tour” to James K. Polk Theater on October 12. Bell is the New York Times best-selling author of “Love Wins,” […]