Originally from Cape Cod, Massachusetts, Cillea is a freelance writer currently based in Nashville, Tennessee. Being in the country music capital of the world, she writes daily news and artist profiles for Taste of Country, in addition to covering other aspects of the Nashville scene for a variety of publications. Her love of musical theatre, particularly "Phantom of the Opera," inspired her to write for BroadwayWorld.
While most Broadway shows pack a powerful punch, FUN HOME accomplishes that by capturing the viewer's heart, whether gently plucking at one's heartstrings or tugging with all its might, and its opening night in Nashville at TPAC's Andrew Jackson Hall offered viewers a bevy of emotion.BWW Review: EMERGENCE Exudes Artistic Expression and Individuality June 5, 2017
It's not often that adaptions of beloved classics can do justice to the original, but that is precisely what the latest installment of THE SOUND OF MUSIC, directed by Jack O'Brien, has accomplished. The current U.S. tour made a stop at TPAC's Andrew Jackson Hall on Tues., Feb. 14 for the opening night in Nashville - and it did not disappoint.BWW Review: Nashville Ballet's ATTITUDE Offers Elegance and Intrigue at TPAC February 10, 2017
A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER has been delighting audiences everywhere since its award-winning debut in 2012. Nashville got to experience that joy when it made its debut at the Tennessee Performing Arts Center's Andrew Jackson Hall opening night on Tues., Jan. 24. The show is nothing short of a spectacle, providing equal parts comedy with dark wit and standout performances to match.