The North American tour of the Lincoln Center Theater’s critically-acclaimed production of Lerner & Loewe’s My Fair Lady, directed by Bartlett Sher, will play Tennessee Performing Arts Center’s Jackson Hall from February 4 – 9, 2020.
Adapted from George Bernard Shaw’s play and Gabriel Pascal’s motion picture “Pygmalion”, My Fair Lady, with a book and lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner and music by Frederick Loewe, premiered on Broadway on March 15, 1956. The legendary original production won six Tony Awards including Best Musical and ran for 2,717 performances making it at the time, the longest-running musical in Broadway history.
This past Monday, hundreds of people from far and wide showed up to get their golden ticket to the international musical sensation, Hamilton, coming to Nashville Dec. 31 to Jan. 19, 2020. The Lin-Manuel Miranda-penned show plays a total 24 times at TPAC’s Jackson Hall, the longest running show of the 2019-2020 Broadway season, but that didn’t slow down Nashvillians.
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.
Michael Aldrich, a former performing arts reporter for The Tennessean, is joining TPAC’s News Center team as an arts writer. The addition is an important advancement for TPAC’s nonprofit mission.
Kathleen O’Brien has seen tremendous change over the last 30 years – not only at Tennessee Performing Arts Center but throughout Nashville itself. But even as the nonprofit’s longtime leader prepares to step down from her post in July, it’s clear that her passion for the arts remains strong.
Jennifer Turner, currently Executive Vice President and Managing Director at Segerstrom Center for the Arts, will be TPAC’s next President and Chief Executive Officer starting May 2019. Turner will follow Kathleen O’Brien, who will retire from TPAC in July, ending a 14-year tenure at the head of the arts center and 31 total years at TPAC.
Double Dare Live is bringing a multi-city live stage tour inspired by the iconic TV game show “Double Dare” to TPAC November 9! The tour will feature […]
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.