Andrew Johnson Theater

Andrew Johnson Theater

Andrew Johnson Theater, a 59’0” x 54’0” black box, is the most flexible and intimate performance space in Tennessee Performing Arts Center. Designed to encourage experimentation in theatre, music, and dance, it offers freedom in spatial arrangement for both audience and performers, including thrust, cabaret, and in-the-round seating. Maximum seating capacity is 264. This space also features overhead catwalks.

For current rental rate information, fill out our Rental Information Form or contact us 615-782-4086 between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Maximum Seats/Alpha Configuration:
General Seating 252
Accessible Seats** 12
Total Maximum Seats 264
Held Seats:
Trouble Seats 4
Seats for TPAC Purchase 8
TPAC House Seats 4
Total Held Seats 16
Total Seats Available for Initial On-Sale Date 248
Total Maximum Seating 264

All seating is portable. Seating capacity is based on production requirements and placement of seating banks. *Eight (8) seats must be allocated for sale to disabled persons and their companions. To comply with this provision, sufficient space must be reserved on the floor with an additional four (4) feet of clear space for egress in the event of an emergency.

License Fees Include:
Base rent
Sound and Lighting Equipment as Available (excluding follow spots)
All Utilities/Building Engineering
Dressing Room Facilities