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‘Waitress’ brings music, dancing, and pie to TPAC

We are thrilled to announce Waitress presented by Nashville Originals will play Andrew Jackson Hall for a one week engagement June 5-10! Brought to life by a […]

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Lifetime’s hit series ‘Bring It’ returns to TPAC

Miss D and her Dancing Dolls are returning to Nashville to bring the house down! After two consecutive years, Lifetime’s ‘Bring It! Live’ will return to Andrew […]

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Nick Swardson brings his Too Many Smells Tour to TPAC

The extremely talented and hilarious Nick Swardson is bringing laughs to Nashville with his “Too Many Smells” Tour!  Known as a jack of all comedy trades, […]

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Teaching artists play leading role in creative learning

In a lively preschool classroom in Nashville, children eagerly pick up their pretend paint buckets and use imaginary brushes to paint triangles, circles, and squares in the air. They follow the lead of Holly Cannon-Hesse, one of dozens of teaching artists who play a leading role in TPAC’s educational outreach.

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Meet Jeff Hobson: The Trickster

The Illusionists bring their best-selling magic show from Broadway to Nashville on February 16-18. Full of hilarious magic tricks, death-defying stunts, and acts of breathtaking wonder, The Illusionists – Live From Broadway has shattered […]

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TPAC seeks young female actors to play Lulu in ‘Waitress’

TPAC will host auditions on March 10 to choose two local girls to perform the role of “Lulu” in Waitress, the Tony Award-nominated hit Broadway musical, during its one-week engagement at TPAC’s Andrew Jackson Hall June 5-10.

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New works, new programs and $72 million in economic impact

TPAC’s 2016-17 Annual Report to the Community highlights several new, even historic, steps made last year and the nonprofit’s commitment to keeping pace with Nashville’s dramatic growth. TPAC presented 474 performances, welcomed 350,728 audience members, served 42,944 children and adults, and had an economic impact of more than $72 million.

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Robert Dubac bring The Book of Moron to TPAC May 5

Comedian and humorist Robert Dubac brings his witty, hilarious Off-Broadway solo hit, The Book of Moron to the Tennessee Performing Arts Center’s James K. Polk Theater […]