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The company of the first North American tour of Dear Evan Hansen. Photo by Matthew Murphy
The company of the first North American tour of Dear Evan Hansen. Photo by Matthew Murphy
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Ben Levi Ross as 'Evan Hansen' and the company of the first North American tour of Dear Evan Hansen. Photo by Matthew Murphy
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The Tony and Grammy Award-Winning Best Musical 'Dear Evan Hansen' makes Music City debut Sept. 10 -15 at TPAC

Winner of six 2017 Tony Awards, including Best Musical, and the 2018 Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album, Dear Evan Hansen makes its Nashville debut with a one-week engagement Sept.10-15 at Tennessee Performing Arts Center’s Jackson Hall.

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    Mia Williamson as 'Little Girl,' Alex Newell as 'Asaka' and Hailey Kilgore as 'Ti Moune' and the Broadway company of Once on this Island. Photo by Joan Marcus.
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    'Once on This Island' to officially open U.S national tour in Nashville on Oct. 15 at TPAC

    Winner of the 2018 Best Revival of a Musical, Once on This Island will officially open its national tour in Music City with a week-long engagement from Oct.15-20 at the Tennessee Performing Arts Center’s Jackson Hall.

    Written by the Tony Award-winning team Lynn Ahrens (book and lyrics) and Stephen Flaherty (music), Once on This Island is based on the novel “My Love, My Love” by Rosa Guy. This production features new orchestrations by original orchestrator Michael Starobin, who is joined by AnnMarie Milazzo.

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      The SpongeBob Musical National Tour - Photo by Jeremy Daniel
      The SpongeBob Musical National Tour - Photo by Jeremy Daniel
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      'The SpongeBob Musical' makes its Music City debut Nov. 5 - 10 at TPAC

      The critically acclaimed, award-winning The SpongeBob Musical will make its Nashville debut at the Tennessee Performing Arts Center’s Jackson Hall Nov. 5-10.

      “Wonders pour from the stage in a ravishing stream of color and invention” (Time Out New York) as Broadway’s best creative minds reimagine and bring to life the beloved Nickelodeon series with humor, heart and pure theatricality in a neon-sparkly “party for the eyes and ears” (Daily Beast). Be there when SpongeBob and all of Bikini Bottom face catastrophe—until a most unexpected hero rises to take center stage.

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        The North American Tour Company of CATS. Photo by Matthew Murphy.
        The North American Tour Company of CATS. Photo by Matthew Murphy.
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        The North American Tour Company of CATS. Photo by Matthew Murphy 2019.
        The North American Tour Company of CATS. Photo by Matthew Murphy 2019.
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        The North American Tour Company of CATS. Photo by Matthew Murphy 2019
        The North American Tour Company of CATS. Photo by Matthew Murphy 2019
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        'CATS' returns to Nashville Nov. 19 - 24 at TPAC

        One of the biggest hits in theatrical history, CATS returns to Nashville for its ninth time at the Tennessee Performing Arts Center’s Jackson Hall from November 19 – 24, 2019.

        Composed by Andrew Lloyd Webber and based on T.S. Eliot’s “Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats,” the record-breaking musical spectacular has captivated audiences in over 30 countries and 15 languages, and is now on tour across North America! Featuring new sound design, direction and choreography for a new generation — experience CATS for the first time as it begins a new life, or let it thrill you all over again!

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          Richard Karn and Damon J. Gillespie join TPAC and Lythgoe Family Give Kids Panto Present ‘Aladdin and His Winter Wish’

          Star casting for Aladdin and His Winter Wish includes Damon J. Gillespie (Broadway’s Newsies, Aladdin, NBC’s Rise) as Aladdin, Richard Karn (Home Improvement) as the Sultan, Josh Adamson (ABC Family’s First Landing) as
          Abanaazar, and Jonathan Meza (The Familiar of Zero, Nickelodeon’s The Jumpitz) as Wishee Washee. They join Kira Kosarin (Nickelodeon’s The Thundermans) and Emmy Award–winning writer and comedic actor Bruce Vilanch.

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          Nashville dancers invited to audition for TPAC and Lythgoe Family Give Kids Panto's ‘Aladdin and His Winter Wish’

          TPAC and Lythgoe Family Give Kids Panto announce open auditions for Aladdin and His Winter Wish will be held at CoolSprings Galleria on National Dance Day, Saturday, Sept. 21. Judges are seeking kids ages 7–16 as well as adults ages 18–30 to take the stage alongside stars Kira Kosarin (Nickelodeon’s The Thundermans) and Emmy Award–winning writer and comedic actor Bruce Vilanch.

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          TPAC and Lythgoe Family Give Kids Panto Present ‘Aladdin and His Winter Wish’

          After the success of last year’s holiday spectacular Peter Pan and Tinkerbell – A Pirate’s Christmas, Tennessee Performing Arts Center and Lythgoe Family Give Kids Panto reunite this holiday season to present Aladdin and His Winter Wish Dec.12-22 in TPAC’s Polk Theater.

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            Announcing #HAM4HAM lottery in Nashville 40 tickets for every performance $10 each

            Producer Jeffrey Seller and the Tennessee Performing Arts Center announce a digital lottery for Hamilton tickets will begin in conjunction with the show’s first performance on December 31 in Nashville at the Tennessee Performing Arts Center.

            Forty (40) tickets will be sold for every performance for $10 each. The digital lottery will open at 11:00 a.m. on December 29 for tickets to the Tuesday, December 31 performance.  Subsequent digital lotteries will begin two days prior to each performance.

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            Hamilton’s celebrated education program debuts Thursday, January 16 in Nashville

            The innovative educational program that debuted at Hamilton on Broadway will continue in Nashville on Thursday, January 16, when 2,400 students and teachers from 38 high schools attend the matinee performance of the musical at TPAC.

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            The company of the Hamilton National Tour.
            The company of the Hamilton National Tour.
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            'Hamilton' Public on-sale to take place at TPAC on Nov. 11, 2019

            Producer Jeffrey Seller and Tennessee Performing Arts Center announce today that single tickets for Hamilton will go on sale to the public on Monday, Nov. 11 at 10 a.m. Tickets will be available at TPAC.org and in person at the TPAC Box Office, 505 Deaderick St., in downtown Nashville. Tickets will be available for performances Dec. 31, 2019 through Jan. 19, 2020.

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              Adam Grupper as Alfred P. Doolittle and Company in The Lincoln Center Theater Production of Lerner & Loewe’s My Fair Lady. Photo by Joan Marcus.
              Adam Grupper as Alfred P. Doolittle and Company in The Lincoln Center Theater Production of Lerner & Loewe’s My Fair Lady. Photo by Joan Marcus.
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              Kevin Pariseau as Colonel Pickering, Laird Mackintosh as Professor Henry Higgins and Shereen Ahmed as Eliza Doolittle in The Lincoln Center Theater Production of Lerner & Loewe’s My Fair Lady. Photo by Joan Marcus.
              Kevin Pariseau as Colonel Pickering, Laird Mackintosh as Professor Henry Higgins and Shereen Ahmed as Eliza Doolittle in The Lincoln Center Theater Production of Lerner & Loewe’s My Fair Lady. Photo by Joan Marcus.
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              Sam Simahk as Freddy Eynsford-Hill, Shereen Ahmed as Eliza Doolittle, Kevin Pariseau as Colonel Pickering and Leslie Alexander as Mrs. Higgins in The Lincoln Center Theater Production of Lerner & Loewe’s My Fair Lady. Photo by Joan Marcus.
              Sam Simahk as Freddy Eynsford-Hill, Shereen Ahmed as Eliza Doolittle, Kevin Pariseau as Colonel Pickering and Leslie Alexander as Mrs. Higgins in The Lincoln Center Theater Production of Lerner & Loewe’s My Fair Lady. Photo by Joan Marcus.
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              Shereen Ahmed as Eliza Doolittle (on stairs) and Company in The Lincoln Center Theater Production of Lerner & Loewe’s My Fair Lady. Photo by Joan Marcus.
              Shereen Ahmed as Eliza Doolittle (on stairs) and Company in The Lincoln Center Theater Production of Lerner & Loewe’s My Fair Lady. Photo by Joan Marcus.
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              Shereen Ahmed as Eliza Doolittle in The Lincoln Center Theater Production of Lerner & Loewe’s My Fair Lady. Photo by Joan Marcus.
              Shereen Ahmed as Eliza Doolittle in The Lincoln Center Theater Production of Lerner & Loewe’s My Fair Lady. Photo by Joan Marcus.
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              Lincoln Center Theater’s Award-winning, critically-acclaimed production of Lerner & Loewe’s ‘My Fair Lady’ to play TPAC Feb. 4-9

              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.

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                Blue Man Group balloon target. Photo by Evan Zimmerman for MurphyMade.
                Blue Man Group balloon target. Photo by Evan Zimmerman for MurphyMade.
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                Blue Man Group three paint drummers. Photo by Evan Zimmerman for MurphyMade.
                Blue Man Group three paint drummers. Photo by Evan Zimmerman for MurphyMade.
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                Blue Man Group Portrait. Photo by Lindsey Best.
                Blue Man Group Portrait. Photo by Lindsey Best.
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                Blue Man Group paint drumming. Photo by Lindsey Best.
                Blue Man Group paint drumming. Photo by Lindsey Best.
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                Blue Man Group returns to Nashville Feb. 11-16 at TPAC

                More than 35 million people around the world have experienced the smash hit phenomenon that is Blue Man Group, and the world renowned bald and blue trio are back on the road in a new North American tour. Under the helm of visionary director Jenny Koons, in her first time collaboration with Blue Man Group, the tour features everything audiences know and love about Blue Man Group —signature drumming, colorful moments of creativity and quirky comedy—the men are still blue but the rest is all new! Including pulsing, original music, custom-made instruments, surprise audience interaction and hilarious absurdity, audiences join the Blue Men in a joyful experience that unites audiences of all ages.

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                  The company of the North American Tour of Jesus Christ Superstar. Photo by Matthew Murphy.
                  The company of the North American Tour of Jesus Christ Superstar. Photo by Matthew Murphy.
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                  The company of the North American Tour of Jesus Christ Superstar. Photo by Matthew Murphy.
                  The company of the North American Tour of Jesus Christ Superstar. Photo by Matthew Murphy.
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                  Aaron LaVigne and the company of the North American Tour of Jesus Christ Superstar. Photo by Matthew Murphy.
                  Aaron LaVigne and the company of the North American Tour of Jesus Christ Superstar. Photo by Matthew Murphy.
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                  Aaron LaVigne, Tommy Sherlock and the company of the North American Tour of Jesus Christ Superstar. Photo by Matthew Murphy.
                  Aaron LaVigne, Tommy Sherlock and the company of the North American Tour of Jesus Christ Superstar. Photo by Matthew Murphy.
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                  Aaron LaVigne and the company of the North American Tour of Jesus Christ Superstar. Photo by Matthew Murphy.
                  Aaron LaVigne and the company of the North American Tour of Jesus Christ Superstar. Photo by Matthew Murphy.
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                  Jesus Christ Superstar will play Nashville Mar. 3 – 8 at TPAC

                  Following critically acclaimed, sold-out engagements in the United Kingdom, the reimagined 50th Anniversary tour of Jesus Christ Superstar will come to Nashville from Mar. 3 – 8 at the Tennessee Performing Arts Center’s Jackson Hall.

                  The 2017 Olivier award-winning production from Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre goes on sale to the general public on Friday, Jan. 17, at 10 a.m. at TPAC.org, by phone at 615-782-4040 and at the TPAC Box Office, 505 Deaderick St., in downtown Nashville. For groups of 10 or more, call 615-782-4060.

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                    Mariah Lyttle, Andrew Malone, Company of the National Tour in The Color Purple. Photo by Jeremy Daniel.
                    Mariah Lyttle, Andrew Malone, Company of the National Tour in The Color Purple. Photo by Jeremy Daniel.
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                    Sandie Lee, Company of the National Tour in The Color Purple. Photo by Jeremy Daniel.
                    Sandie Lee, Company of the National Tour in The Color Purple. Photo by Jeremy Daniel.
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                    Elizabeth Adabale, Shelby A. Sykes, Parris Lewis in The Color Purple. Photo by Jeremy Daniel.
                    Elizabeth Adabale, Shelby A. Sykes, Parris Lewis in The Color Purple. Photo by Jeremy Daniel.
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                    Sandie Lee, Mariah Lyttle, Chédra Arielle in The Color Purple. Photo by Jeremy Daniel.
                    Sandie Lee, Mariah Lyttle, Chédra Arielle in The Color Purple. Photo by Jeremy Daniel.
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                    Elizabeth Adabale, Chédra Arielle, Sandie Lee, Gabriella Rodriguez, Shelby A. Sykes, Parris Lewis and Mariah Lyttle  in The Color Purple. Photo by Jeremy Daniel.
                    Elizabeth Adabale, Chédra Arielle, Sandie Lee, Gabriella Rodriguez, Shelby A. Sykes, Parris Lewis and Mariah Lyttle in The Color Purple. Photo by Jeremy Daniel.
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                    The Color Purple to Play Nashville for limited run March 27-29 at TPAC

                    The 2019-20 North American tour of the Tony Award®-winning Broadway revival of The Color Purple will stop in Nashville for a limited run from March 27-29 at the Tennessee Performing Arts Center’s Jackson Hall.

                    Tickets for The Color Purple go on sale on Friday, Jan. 31, at 10 a.m. at TPAC.org, by phone at 615-782-4040 and at the TPAC Box Office, 505 Deaderick St., in downtown Nashville. For groups of 10 or more, call 615-782-4060.

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                      Shelly Lynn Walsh as Tammy and Peter Michael Jordan as Brick in Jimmy Buffett’s Escape to Margaritaville. Photo by Matthew Murphy
                      Shelly Lynn Walsh as Tammy and Peter Michael Jordan as Brick in Jimmy Buffett’s Escape to Margaritaville. Photo by Matthew Murphy
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                      Company of the National Tour, Jimmy Buffett’s Escape to Margaritaville. Photo by Matthew Murphy
                      Company of the National Tour, Jimmy Buffett’s Escape to Margaritaville. Photo by Matthew Murphy
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                      Sarah Hinrichsen as Rachel and Chris Clark as Tully in Jimmy Buffett’s Escape to Margaritaville. Photo by Matthew Murphy
                      Sarah Hinrichsen as Rachel and Chris Clark as Tully in Jimmy Buffett’s Escape to Margaritaville. Photo by Matthew Murphy
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                      Company of the National Tour, Jimmy Buffett’s Escape to Margaritaville. Photo by Matthew Murphy
                      Company of the National Tour, Jimmy Buffett’s Escape to Margaritaville. Photo by Matthew Murphy
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                      Company of the National Tour, Jimmy Buffett’s Escape to Margaritaville. Photo by Matthew Murphy
                      Company of the National Tour, Jimmy Buffett’s Escape to Margaritaville. Photo by Matthew Murphy
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                      Jimmy Buffett’s ‘Escape to Margaritaville’ makes its Music City debut May 5-10 at TPAC

                      Plan your escape to the new musical about the choices we make – and the people we become – once we’ve had a change in latitude. Jimmy Buffett’s Escape to Margaritaville will make its Music City debut in Nashville May 5 - May 10 at the Tennessee Performing Arts Center’s Jackson Hall

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