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TPAC adds Coffee, Cumberland counties to rural expansion of Disney Musicals in Schools program

Four elementary schools in Bedford, Coffee and Cumberland counties will participate in their first year of TPAC’s Disney Musicals in Schools this year, continuing a rural expansion of the program developed by Disney Theatrical Group to create sustainable theater programs in under-resourced schools.

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Mark the winter solstice with OZ Arts’ ‘The Longest Night,’ featuring the Portara Ensemble and over 40 Nashville performers

In celebration of the winter solstice, OZ Arts presents ‘The Longest Night,’ taking place on the actual longest nights of the year — Dec. 20 and 21 — and bringing together over 40 Nashville-based artists for this celebration.

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‘The Art of Holiday Cocktails’ event connects community with cocktails and cuisine

Making fancy cocktails and hors d’oeuvres is hard, right? That’s why TPAC has partnered with local businesses Athens Distributing and Char to put on an event where you can not only eat great cuisine and drink great cocktails, but also learn how to do it yourself from professionals with decades of experience in the industry.

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How to be a contestant on ‘The Price Is Right Live’ at TPAC next March 24

There’s only one show that you could potentially drive a new car home from, and that’s The Price is Right Live stage show — coming to TPAC’s Jackson Hall March 24, 2020. This on-stage traveling stage show gives fans the chance to experience the same fun and winning excitement up close and in-person.

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Theatre Listings: December 2019

Some shows serve as classic traditions for families to re-experience year after year. Other shows are new, progressive works reflecting the great cultural boom of our city. Dubbed the latest “it city”, Nashville’s ever-growing performing arts scene is the perfect complement to other festive events and activities.

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Frist Art Museum presents ‘The Nashville Flood: Ten Years Later’

It’s been almost a decade since Nashville saw a record-breaking rainfall of more than thirteen inches causing major flooding throughout Middle Tennessee. In memory of the city’s historic natural disaster, the Frist Art Museum is presenting ‘The Nashville Flood: Ten Years Later,’ a free exhibit open Jan. 10 – May 17.

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Studio Tenn’s contemporary take on Rodgers & Hammerstein’s ‘Cinderella’ fits Franklin like a glass slipper Dec. 6-29

In its 10th season, the award-winning world class regional theater, rooted in Franklin, celebrates female artists and entertainers. So, naturally Franklin’s fairy godmother worked her magic on Studio Tenn to present a contemporary take on the classic tale, ‘Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella’.

Will Nashville accept this rose? The Bachelor Live on Stage at TPAC May 2

As the city known for its bachelorettes, it was only a matter of time Nashville attracted a bachelor, or in this case, The Bachelor Live on Stage — coming to TPAC’s Jackson Hall May 2. For the first time, Nashville fans can become part of the search for love with co-hosts Becca Kufrin and Ben Higgins fitting an entire season of The Bachelor into one enchanted evening.

Dazzling holiday light displays in Middle Tennessee to brighten up the season

Whether you’re a novice light hanger or a pro like Clark Griswold in ‘National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation’, there are plenty of great places to take your family and experience some dazzling displays of Christmas cheer this holiday season in Middle Tennessee.

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Ordinary man: An interview with Jerry Adler on the original ‘My Fair Lady’

Last winter, Lincoln Center Theater sat down with acclaimed theater director and actor Jerry Adler, recognized for his roles as Herman Rabkin in The Sopranos and as Howard Lyman in The Good Wife. He began his career in 1951, working as a stage manager on many notable shows, including the original production of My Fair Lady.

From timeless classics to new works, Nashville has a show for everyone this holiday season

In Music City and its surrounding areas, we’re spoiled each holiday season with a diverse array of shows to enjoy with our loved ones. For a town that oozes artistic talent, it’s no wonder so many performances exist — both of the musical and theatrical variety.

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TPAC chats with Nashville-based, Mississippi-born Southern rockers ‘The Weeks’

For most rock bands, fame and success leads to change — and usually not the good kind. The Weeks haven’t forgotten where they come from, however. Their hair is still long, their clothes are still torn, and their sound still seems to be steeped in something smooth, sweet and distinctly Southern.

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TPAC adds Coffee, Cumberland counties to rural expansion of Disney Musicals in Schools program

Four elementary schools in Bedford, Coffee and Cumberland counties will participate in their first year of TPAC’s Disney Musicals in Schools this year, continuing a rural expansion of the program developed by Disney Theatrical Group to create sustainable theater programs in under-resourced schools.

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Ernie Nolan on his “dream job” as artistic director for Nashville Children’s Theatre

Why was Ernie Nolan the perfect choice to direct the upcoming ‘Aladdin and His Winter Wish’ at TPAC? Well, one might say he never really grew up.

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Nashville reacts to the first day of ‘Hamilton’ on-sale

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.

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.

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Emmylou Harris, Sheryl Crow, Steve Earle and more benefit migrant families with the ‘Lantern Tour II’ concert Jan.11

Last year, Emmylou Harris, Steve Earle, Brandi Carlile and more went on “The Lantern Tour” benefiting migrant and refugee families. Well, the Women’s Refugee Commission is at it again with The Lantern tour II: Concerts for Migrant and Refugee Families, coming to TPAC’s War Memorial Auditorium on Jan. 11.

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’?

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Nashville Rep brings acclaimed one-man show, ‘Every Brilliant Thing’ to TPAC Nov. 7-10

The list began when he was seven, after his mother’s first attempt. A list of everything that makes life worth living: 1. Ice cream 2. Water fights 3. Staying up past your bedtime and being allowed to watch tv 4. The color yellow 5. Things with stripes 6. Rollercoasters 7. People falling over.

‘Hamilton’ public on-sale set for November 11

Tickets for HAMILTON at TPAC will go on sale to the public Monday, November 11 at 10 a.m.

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TPAC impact partners provide unique experience for Nashville community and youth groups

When the national tour of Once on This Island kicked off in Nashville, there were a few lucky enough to immerse themselves in the Tony Award-winning revival’s unique on-stage seating, literally putting their toes in the sand.