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Playhouse On The Square Begins The New Year With TUCK EVERLASTING

Playhouse On The Square Begins The New Year With TUCK EVERLASTING

Playhouse on the Square, in partnership with FedEx, tamburrino, inc., and super sponsor Dr. Thomas Ratliff is proud to open 2019 with the musical adaptation of The National Education Association's 2017 Teachers' Top 100 Books for Children award recipient.

Eleven year-old Winnie Foster yearns for a life of adventure beyond her white picket fence, but not until she becomes unexpectedly entwined with the Tuck Family does she get more than she could have imagined. As her adventure unfolds, Winnie faces an extraordinary choice: return to her life, or continue with the Tucks on their infinite journey. Interwoven with intricate dance numbers, soaring ballads, and amazing spectacle Tuck Everlasting will be a production for the entire family to enjoy.

Gia Welch (Heathers: The Musical) takes on the role of Winnie Foster. Associate Company Member Ryan Duda (The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time) is love interest Jesse Tuck. Memphis icon Ann Marie Hall (For Peter Pan on Her 70th Birthday, Shakespeare in Love) will play the role of Nana. Resident Company Member Michael Gravois (A Gentlemen's Guide to Love and Murder, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time) returns to the Playhouse on the Square stage as father, Angus Tuck. Tuck Everlasting is directed and choreographed by Ostrander Award winners Dave Landis (Little Women: The Broadway Musical, Fun Home) and Daniel Stuart Nelson (Priscilla: Queen of the Desert).

The complete cast for Tuck Everlasting is as follows:



  • Colten Baker
  • Hayden Brown
  • Brittany Church
  • Danny Crowe
  • Kristin Doty
  • Zan Edwards
  • Kelly McCarty
  • Jaylon McCraven
  • Benjamin McIlvain
  • CJ Santo
  • Caroline Simpson
  • Michaela Tramuta
  • Joshua Vega
  • Kylar Wade
  • Noelia Warnette-Jones
  • Jillian Worthing

Director - Dave Landis

Music Director - Nathan McHenry

Choreographer - Daniel Stuart Nelson

Production Manager/Technical Director - Phillip Hughen

Production Stage Manager - Morgan Corlew

Scenic Designer - Tim McMath

Costume Designer - Kathleen Kovarik

Lighting Designer - Justin Gibson

Props Designer - Brandyn Nordlof

Sound Designer - Carter McHann

Performances will run Thursday - Saturday 8:00 pm curtain and with 2:00 pm curtain on Sunday. Matinee performances for school groups are also available select days during the week. For tickets, call the Box Office at (901) 726-4656 or visit our website Follow with social media using #Everlasting901. Group rates available.

Special ticket pricing for opening weekend $25. Pay What You Can performance, sponsored by Arts First and the First Tennessee Foundation is January 24th.

For questions and booking, please contact Playhouse on the Square Director of Community Relations, Marcus Cox (901) 937-6496.

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