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Cara Richardson

Cara Richardson Cara Richardson is an avid theatre fanatic that grew up on movie musicals and showtunes. Participation onstage and off through high school and her first trip to New York City lit her theater fire, but now she prefers to hang out in the audience rather than backstage. She seeks out any chance to see live theatre.
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BWW Reviews: Street Theatre Company's MEMPHISBWW Reviews: Street Theatre Company's MEMPHIS
Posted: Mar. 16, 2015


BWW Interviews: Kenny Morris Talks KINKY BOOTS at Tennessee Performing Arts CenterBWW Interviews: Kenny Morris Talks KINKY BOOTS at TPAC
Posted: Feb. 2, 2015


BWW Reviews: CAMELOT at Tennessee Performing Arts CenterBWW Reviews: CAMELOT at Tennessee Performing Arts Center
Posted: Nov. 7, 2014


BWW Reviews: Circle Players' BARE: A POP OPERABWW Reviews: Circle Players' BARE: A POP OPERA
Posted: May. 30, 2014


BWW Reviews: SWEENEY TODD at Nashville Repertory TheatreBWW Reviews: SWEENEY TODD at Nashville Repertory Theatre
Posted: Oct. 8, 2014


BWW Reviews: THE WHIPPING MAN at Nashville Repertory TheatreBWW Reviews: THE WHIPPING MAN at Nashville Repertory Theatre
Posted: Feb. 8, 2015


BWW Reviews: THE BOOK OF MORMON at Tennessee Performing Arts CenterBWW Reviews: THE BOOK OF MORMON at Tennessee Performing Arts Center
Posted: Nov. 21, 2014


BWW Interviews: NEWSIES' Angela GroveyBWW Interviews: NEWSIES' Angela Grovey
May 22, 2015

Newsies: The Musical heads to Tennessee Performing Arts Center next week and helps ring in the beginning of summer. Based on the 1992 Disney movie of same name, Newsies: The Musical visits the late 1800s of New York City. Actress Angela Grovey plays Medda Larkin. With an extensive career in film, television, and theatre, Angela took some time out of her busy touring schedule to answer some questions for our readers in the Nashville region.
BWW Interviews: Evelyn Pearson of Nashville Repertory Theatre's VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKEBWW Interviews: Evelyn Pearson of Nashville Repertory Theatre's VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE
April 14, 2015

Props master Evelyn Pearson is a wealth of information and insight into the set design, story, and props of the shows that Nashville Repertory Theatre produces. In the midst of tech week and opening weekend, she was kind enough to take some time to answer questions regarding the newest production, Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, written by Christopher Durang.
BWW Interviews: Nashville Repertory Theatre's Nate EpplerBWW Interviews: Nashville Repertory Theatre's Nate Eppler
April 10, 2015

Nashville Repertory Theatre began previews tonight for their last production of the 2014-15 season. Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, by Christopher Durang, opens on Saturday night, and I was lucky enough to catch the production's director, Nate Eppler, and ask him some questions about the show.
BWW Reviews: Street Theatre Company's MEMPHISBWW Reviews: Street Theatre Company's MEMPHIS
March 16, 2015

Street Theatre Company has brought a little bit of Memphis to Music City with their production of Memphis: The Musical. The show opened Friday night at Street Theatre Company's new location, Bailey Middle School. This is the first regional production in Tennessee since the touring Broadway production ended.
BWW Reviews: PIPPIN Enchants Nashville AudiencesBWW Reviews: PIPPIN Enchants Nashville Audiences
March 11, 2015

The touring production of PIPPIN landed in Nashville Tuesday night to begin their week of magic and mystery at Tennessee Performing Arts Center.
BWW Interviews: Priscilla Lopez of PIPPINBWW Interviews: Priscilla Lopez of PIPPIN
March 10, 2015

From Broadway to television to film, Priscilla Lopez has conquered it all. This week she comes to Nashville with the touring production of Pippin, which she performed in both the recent revival on Broadway, as well as in the original Broadway production of the show.
BWW Interviews: Nashville Rep's Props Master Evelyn Pearson Talks THE WHIPPING MAN and MoreBWW Interviews: Nashville Rep's Props Master Evelyn Pearson Talks THE WHIPPING MAN and More
February 17, 2015

When I saw Nashville Repertory Theatre's production of The Whipping Man last weekend, one of the first things that I noticed was the amazing set design. A beautifully designed set by Gary C. Hoff, The Whipping Man had so many amazing things about it that I wanted to take the time to find out a little more about how the set was designed and made.
BWW Interviews: David Rossetti of JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOATBWW Interviews: David Rossetti of JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT
February 17, 2015

As the touring production of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat makes its way to Nashville this week, I've taken the chance to interview the dance captain and swing of the production, David Rossetti. A Broadway actor with a career as a choreographer, David has a substantial and varied resume.
BWW Reviews: THE WHIPPING MAN at Nashville Repertory TheatreBWW Reviews: THE WHIPPING MAN at Nashville Repertory Theatre
February 8, 2015

Nashville Repertory Theatre brings a thoughtful and complex story to Nashville audiences with the production of The Whipping Man. With a small cast, The Whipping Man makes perfect sense for a smaller theatre. Nashville Repertory Theatre's production adds man special touches to the show to bring a spectacular piece of theatrical writing to life for Nashville audiences.
BWW Reviews: KINKY BOOTS Tour in NashvilleBWW Reviews: KINKY BOOTS Tour in Nashville
February 4, 2015

Last night Nashville was doused with glitter and love as Kinky Boots, the Tony Award winning musical, opened at Tennessee Performing Arts Center. With a book by Harvey Fierstein and music & lyrics by Cyndi Lauper, it is easy to see why Kinky Boots swept the Tony Awards in 2013.
BWW Interviews: Kenny Morris Talks KINKY BOOTS at Tennessee Performing Arts CenterBWW Interviews: Kenny Morris Talks KINKY BOOTS at Tennessee Performing Arts Center
February 2, 2015

An accomplished actor, Kenny Morris plays Mr. Price in touring production of Kinky Boots. He has graciously agreed to take the time to answer some questions for our readers at Broadway World Nashville.
BWW Reviews: BLUE MAN GROUPBWW Reviews: BLUE MAN GROUP
January 9, 2015

The Blue Man Group tour has made a stop in Nashville this week. Tennessee Performing Arts Center hosts the inventive show, that is full of eye-popping and mouth dropping performancesor skits.or just a 90 minute, non-stop spectacle. Think I'm complete inept when it comes to trying to describe Blue Man Group? I am. But the Blue Man Group's own website says the show is "impossible to describe."
BWW Reviews: RUDOLPH THE RED-NOSED REINDEER: THE MUSICALBWW Reviews: RUDOLPH THE RED-NOSED REINDEER: THE MUSICAL
December 18, 2014

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical opened at Tennessee Performing Arts Center on Tuesday night. Rudolph pranced into Nashville bringing Christmas spirit along with several recognizable friends like Hermy, Yukon Cornelius, Clarice, the Abominable Snowman, and, of course, Santa Claus. Based on the 1964 stop-motion animation Christmas special that still plays every year, Rudolph the Musical brings the joy of the television special to the stage, while still retaining all of its charm.
BWW Interview: Lexy Baeza Talks 'RUDOLPH'BWW Interview: Lexy Baeza Talks 'RUDOLPH'
December 16, 2014

Santa Claus is coming to town! Or better yet, Rudolph. Nashville's Tennessee Performing Arts Center hosts the touring production of Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer this week. Here at BroadwayWorld Nashville, we had the chance to interview Rudolph himself (or herself!), Lexy Baeza.
BWW Reviews: THE BOOK OF MORMON at Tennessee Performing Arts CenterBWW Reviews: THE BOOK OF MORMON at Tennessee Performing Arts Center
November 21, 2014

Nashville has been blessed this week with the national touring production of The Book of Mormon. Since storming onto Broadway in 2011 and walking away with eleven Tony awards that season, The Book of Mormon has crossed from being a Broadway phenomenon to becoming a pop culture staple. If you ask anyone, chances are pretty good that they've at least heard of The Book of Mormon musical.
BWW Reviews: CAMELOT at Tennessee Performing Arts CenterBWW Reviews: CAMELOT at Tennessee Performing Arts Center
November 7, 2014

Nashville gets a taste of chivalry, sword fighting, and magic with the tour of Lerner & Loewe's Camelot, which plays at Tennessee Performing Arts Center through November 9th. Most people grew up with some version of the story of King Arthur, his wife Queen Guenevere, and Arthur's favorite knight, Lancelot. This makes for a well-known story going into the show, but also sets up the audience for spectacular experience along the way.
BWW Interviews: Mark Poppleton of CAMELOTBWW Interviews: Mark Poppleton of CAMELOT
November 5, 2014

The grand story of Camelot comes to Nashville this week with a new touring production making a stop at Tennessee Performing Arts Center. In preparation, Mark Poppleton, who plays multiple roles in the show, has agreed to answer some questions for our Nashville area readers.
BWW Review: CHICAGO at Tennessee Performing Arts CenterBWW Review: CHICAGO at Tennessee Performing Arts Center
October 24, 2014

Chicago makes its way back to Nashville this week, making a tour stop at Tennessee Performing Arts Center this week. Tuesday night marked the opening for this sexy, yet satirically funny musical. With catchy and memorable music by John Kander and Free Ebb, and a book by Fred Ebb and Bob Fosse, this musical takes a hard look at what society views as fame and the role that the media plays in how events and people are viewed.
BWW Reviews: SWEENEY TODD at Nashville Repertory TheatreBWW Reviews: SWEENEY TODD at Nashville Repertory Theatre
October 8, 2014

Nashville Repertory Theatre begins their 30th anniversary season with a bang. Sporting a new name (they were formerly known at Tennessee Repertory Theatre), Nashville Rep presents Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street. With direction by Rene D. Copeland, a book by Hugh Wheeler and music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, Sweeney Todd tells the horrific story of love, murder, deception, and deceitfulness.
BWW Reviews: ONCE at Tennessee Performing Arts CenterBWW Reviews: ONCE at Tennessee Performing Arts Center
September 17, 2014

Once: The Musical brings a taste of Ireland to Nashville this week as the national tour makes a stop at Tennessee Performing Arts Center. Once: The Musical, based on the 2006 indie film, is set in Dublin and centers on two characters known only as Guy and Girl. Their story is as much about the love and power of music as it is about the love between the two characters themselves. The movie's most famous song, 'Falling Slowly' won the 2007 Academy Award for Best Original Song and the Broadway production of Once: The Musical swept the Tony Awards in 2012, receiving 11 Tony nominations and winning 8 Tony Awards including the crown jewel, Best Musical.


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