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Timothy Gulan on becoming not one, but three of Lloyd Webber’s ‘jellicles’

Becoming a cat is no easy feat, especially when you’re one of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s. Nobody knows this better than Timothy Gulan, who plays three “jellicle” cats in the national tour.

The “Memory” of ‘CATS’ through the years: Who sang it best?

A song impossible to forget, “Memory” from the Broadway musical CATS is widely considered to be the original king of show tunes. So, before CATS pounces into TPAC Nov. 19-24, we thought we’d take a look at the timeless tune to finally answer the question: Who has the best ‘Memory’?

30 years of immaculate costumes with ‘The Phantom of the Opera’

Everyone knows that the Phantom is the face behind the infamous mask in the beloved Andrew Lloyd Webber classic, The Phantom of the Opera. But there […]

PREVIEW: Andrew Lloyd Webber’s ‘School of Rock’ celebrates music, fun, and more

Taking a hit Broadway show on the road is not without its challenges. But things become all the more complicated when half the cast is still in elementary school. When it comes to School of Rock – the Andrew Lloyd Webber musical that arrives at TPAC on September 11 – Associate Director David Ruttura calls it “a real joy.”

From screen to stage: how ‘School of Rock’ came to be a musical

School of Rock The Musical brings down the house eight shows a week at the Winter Garden Theater in New York, in the West End, and on […]

The cast of the "School of Rock" tour.

Creating the hit musical ‘School of Rock’

Onstage, the adaptation features a not-so-secret sauce; the kids actually play their musical instruments. Very well. “There is something very moving about that,” says Julian Fellowes. “I mean, you art sort of half moved to tears, simply by the fact that they’re playing this music.”

Andrew Lloyd Webber’s ‘The Phantom of the Opera’ returns to TPAC for two weeks

Cameron Mackintosh’s spectacular new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s The Phantom of the Opera makes a triumphant return to Nashville for a two- week engagement October […]

Casting the children in ‘School of Rock’

W.C. Fields famously remarked “never work with animals or children,” because they’re invariably scene stealers.  School of Rock, the Andrew Lloyd Webber/Julian Fellowes musical, based on […]