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Yoop expands to Nashville with Yoop eSpace at Tennessee Performing Arts Center

Yoop, an entertainment company empowering fans and creators through live events, is bringing its innovative eConcert experience to Nashville, selecting TPAC for its first U.S. expansion.

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Encore theatre magazine to launch January 2021

Encore, a new and only national consumer lifestyle magazine focused solely on celebrating the American theatre, will debut its 84-page inaugural issue in January 2021.

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Nashville Ballet to open season with virtual production of ‘Community’

Nashville Ballet will open its 2020-21 performance season with a virtual production of Community November 20-22! Celebrating the spirit of the city, Nashville Ballet’s mixed repertory […]

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Nashville Rep cancels 20-21 MainStage season

Nashville Repertory Theatre, one of three resident companies to make Tennessee Performing Arts Center its performance home, has canceled its 2020-2021 MainStage season due to the […]

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Q&A with Mark Cabus on ‘A Christmas Carol’

Actor Mark Cabus has performed his adaptation of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol for more than two decades and to tens of thousands of students both at TPAC and in schools across Middle Tennessee.

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Yoop expands to Nashville with Yoop eSpace at Tennessee Performing Arts Center

Yoop, an entertainment company empowering fans and creators through live events, is bringing its innovative eConcert experience to Nashville, selecting TPAC for its first U.S. expansion.

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Q&A with Allison Bencar, TPAC teaching artist

We check in with Allison Bencar to discuss how she’s staying busy and why it’s important to keep the arts alive during this time.

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TPAC launches Double Down Challenge with $50,000 matching gift from Delta Dental of Tennessee

Delta Dental’s gift allows TPAC to solicit individual and corporate donations through a Double Down Gift Challenge in which Delta Dental will give $2 for every $1 donated up to $50,000 during the month.

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Patti LuPone, Laura Benanti & Vanessa Williams featured in virtual ‘Live from the West Side’ concert series

TPAC and PNC Bank present “Live from the West Side: Women of Broadway” series, featuring virtual concerts from Patti LuPone, Laura Benanti and Vanessa Williams.

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Nashville Ballet announces free televised premiere of Nashville’s Nutcracker in December

Nashville Ballet and NewsChannel 5 are partnering to present a free televised premiere of a full-length Nashville’s Nutcracker on Friday, December 18, featuring an introduction and narration by former Tennessee Titan Eddie George.

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Remembering Barry Scott

TPAC is forever grateful for the vision, artistry, and friendship of actor, director, and producer Barry Scott who passed away last week at the age of 65.

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TPAC audiences invited to join nationwide watch ‘John Lewis: Good Trouble’

Join a nationwide watch of the riveting new documentary, “John Lewis: Good Trouble,” which looks at the impact of Rep. John Lewis’s life and work, and register to take part in a live virtual conversation about Rep. Lewis’s legacy on Sept. 21 at 6 p.m. CT.

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Patti LuPone, Chita Rivera, Debbie Gibson slated for Studio Tenn’s virtual talk show

A star-powered fall lineup including Patti LuPone, Chita Rivera, and Debbie Gibson is coming to Studio Tenn’s virtual talk show, “Studio Tenn Talks: Theater Conversations with Patrick Cassidy.”

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Q&A with Alison Brazil, TPAC teaching artist

Singer, dancer, musician, artist, teacher. All of these describe Alison Brazil, one of the dozens of teaching artists who create and lead arts-centered learning through TPAC’s education programs in schools.

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Artober Nashville celebrates Arts & Humanities month with Omari Booker’s ‘Blueprint II’

Artober Nashville is spotlighting veteran Nashville artist Omari Booker and his work “Blueprint II” to kick off the annual month-long celebration of the arts in Nashville and Middle Tennessee.

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Nashville Shakes creates “cultural alliance” with Kennie Playhouse Theatre

Nashville Shakespeare Festival is creating a “Cultural Alliance” with Kennie Playhouse Theatre, a local theatre company dedicated to giving the underserved African American acting community opportunities to perform for diverse audiences.

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Arts community joins campaign to promote early voting for 2020 election

More than 30 arts organizations are joining a larger, nonpartisan VoteEarlyTN campaign to promote early voting leading up to the November election.

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TPAC launches free Salon Series to explore Nashville arts and culture Sept. 1

Due to the popularity its summer virtual events, TPAC announces an expanded Salon Series of free evening events to explore Nashville arts and culture starting Sept. 1.

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Studio Tenn to present Adam Pascal’s ‘So Far…’ An Acoustic Retrospective Aug. 22

Studio Tenn will present Broadway legend Adam Pascal’s “So Far…” An Acoustic Retrospective at the Academy Park Performing Arts Center on Aug. 22 at 7:00 p.m.

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TPAC to livestream discussion on 19th Amendment as Marilyn Artus completes ‘Her Flag’ project in Nashville

TPAC will host a Zoom discussion on the 19th Amendment as Marilyn Artus completes her nationwide Her Flag project at War Memorial Auditorium on August 18.

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National Independent Venue Association supports the Save Our Stages Act and RESTART Act

34 independent entertainment venues and promoters from Middle Tennessee, all members of the recently formed National Independent Venue Association (NIVA), planned a local day of action […]