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Kellye Cash Stars in ANNIE GET YOUR GUN at CC Playhouse, 5/2-7/11
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2014

Cumberland County Playhouse starts May off with a bang as they present Irving Berlin's beloved musical Annie Get Your Gun, starring Tennessee's Miss America Kellye Cash as sharpshooter Annie Oakley. Set to one of Berlin's most famous scores, the show contains such classics as "There's No Business Like Show Business", "Doin' What Comes Naturally", "You Can't Get a Man With a Gun", "They Say It's Wonderful", "My Defenses Are Down" and "Anything You Can Do".

Route 66 Theatre Continues Reading Series with WHERE YOU CAN'T FOLLOW Today
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2013

Today, Monday, October 14th at Mrs Murphy's Irish Bistro, Route 66 Theatre continues its Monthly Reading Series with WHERE YOU CAN'T FOLLOW, written by Adam Szymkowicz and directed by Matthew Miller, starring BriAnna Baker, Bruce Jarchow, Beth Lacke and Artistic Director Stef Tovar.

Route 66 Theatre to Continue Reading Series with WHERE YOU CAN'T FOLLOW, 10/14
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2013

On Monday, October 14th at Mrs Murphy's Irish Bistro, Route 66 Theatre will continue its Monthly Reading Series with WHERE YOU CAN'T FOLLOW, written by Adam Szymkowicz and directed by Matthew Miller, starring Brianna Baker, Bruce Jarchow, Beth Lacke and Artistic Director Stef Tovar.

BWW Reviews: 9 TO 5: THE MUSICAL Will Have You Dancing In Your Seat
by Cara Richardson - May 17, 2013

The Cumberland County Playhouse production of 9 to 5: The Musical brings hilarity and joy to the stage and leaves you dancing along in your seat. But no worries about bothering your seat neighbor; chances are good they are seat-dancing right along with you.

BWW Reviews: Cumberland County Playhouse Presents LES MISERABLES
by Cara Richardson - Apr 24, 2013

Heartbreak, injustice, death, redemption, faith, determination, love, and a host of other human experiences are all there for you in Les Miserables. But all you truly need to remember to grasp the theme of the show is in the last song. 'To love another person is to see the face of God.'

Lindy Pendzick stars as William Gibson's THE MIRACLE WORKER Opens Friday, April 5, at Cumberland County Playhouse
by Jeffrey Ellis - Apr 3, 2013

Opening Friday, April 5, in the Adventure Theater at Cumberland County Playhouse is William Gibson's The Miracle Worker, starring Lindy Pendzick as Annie Sullivan, the gifted young teacher who brought light, words, and the world to a blind, deaf child.

Second City Outreach & Diversity Presents: R.E.A.C.H., Beginning Today
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2013

The Second City Outreach & Diversity will present the inaugural performance of 'R.E.A.C.H.' (Risky Eclectic Artists Comedy Hour) in UP Comedy Club (230 W. North Ave., 3rd Floor of Piper's Alley) beginning today, February 10, 2013 and continuing on the 2nd Today of each month through December 8, 2013 at 9:30PM.

Second City Outreach & Diversity Presents: R.E.A.C.H., Beginning 2/10
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2013

The Second City Outreach & Diversity will present the inaugural performance of 'R.E.A.C.H.' (Risky Eclectic Artists Comedy Hour) in UP Comedy Club (230 W. North Ave., 3rd Floor of Piper's Alley) beginning Sunday, February 10, 2013 and continuing on the 2nd Sunday of each month through December 8, 2013 at 9:30PM.

Photo Coverage: Midwinter's First Night 1/6/13
by Jeffrey Ellis - Jan 8, 2013

The world premiere of a brand-spanking new musical with Broadway in its sights, a relatively young but awe-inspiring theater company and a sparkling, witty new play about Zelda and F. Scott Fitzgerald led the list of Tennessee's outstanding theatrical achievements in 2012 that was revealed Sunday night at Midwinter's First Night. Photographer Rick Malkin was on hand to capture the evening's highlights with his camera.

Photo Coverage: First Night Robe Presented to Irvin, Holder, Waldrep and Stokes
by Jeffrey Ellis - Nov 25, 2012

Carol Irvin, who has been a mainstay at Crossville's Cumberland County Playhouse for more than 20 years, is the latest recipient of The First Night Robe,presented on Saturday, November 17, prior to curtain of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. Earlier in the same week, Bralyn Stokes received the robe at Rhubarb Theater's Birds in Church, and Michael Holder and Josh Waldrep claimed it at Street Theatre Company's Miss Saigon in Concert.

BWW Reviews: CCP's JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT One of 2012's Best
by Jeffrey Ellis - Nov 18, 2012

Tall, blond and handsome-and looking for all the world like some sort of biblical superhero-Colin Cahill may be the ideal Joseph, given the sumptuous and fast paced production of Joseph and the Technicolor Dreamcoat at Cumberland County Playhouse. Cahill charms and entertains as Jacob's favorite son, surrounded by what seems like a cast of thousands, bringing Andrew Lloyd Webber's musical to life with enough energy to power every household along the Cumberland Plateau.

Colin Cahill Stars In JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT At Cumberland County Playhouse
by Jeffrey Ellis - Nov 4, 2012

Colin Cahill stars as The Cumberland County Playhouse wraps up its 2012 season with Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, opening Friday, November 16 and runnng through December 23 on the Crossville theater's Mainstage.

Price, Smith Star in BIG RIVER Revival at Cumberland County Playhouse
by Jeffrey Ellis - Oct 2, 2012

Austin Price and Horace Smith star as Cumberland County Playhouse brings one of the most popular-and most frequently requested-titles its almost 50-year history back to the with an exciting new production of Big River, directed by BWW Nashville Theatre Awards winner Britt Hancock. Big River runs through November 2 in Crossville.

UP Comedy Club Announces All-Star Line-Up of Stand-Up and Sketch Comedy
by Patrick Nugent - Sep 28, 2012

Tickets are currently on sale for UP Comedy Club's roster of stand up and sketch shows, Maria Bamford, Jim Breuer, Jo Koy, Ted Alexandro, Robert Klein, Kyle Kinane, THE SECOND CITY'S NUT-CRACKING HOLIDAY REVUE and the debut of WHAT THE TOUR GUIDE DIDN'T TELL YOU: A CHICAGO REVUE.

BWW Reviews: CCP's GOLDEN BOY OF THE BLUE RIDGE Musically Updates Synge's Irish Classic
by Jeffrey Ellis - Sep 10, 2012

Back in the day-1907, actually-when John Millington Synge's The Playboy of the Western World premiered at Dublin's Abbey Theater, it apparently caused riots, its tale of an apparent patricide engendering great public outrage and overt hostilities. Four years later, when the play debuted in New York City, audience members hurled epithets, rotten tomatoes and various other vegetation across the footlights, protesting the play's perceived "immorality."

Cumberland County Playhouse Gives GOLDEN BOY OF THE BLUE RIDGE Its Regional Debut
by Jeffrey Ellis - Aug 22, 2012

Yankees might find the idea crazy to turn a classic Irish play into a bluegrass musical set in the Virginia Mountains, but Southerners know that the Blue Ridge Mountains were settled by Scots-Irish folks-and that a fiddle is a fiddle all over the globe. So it should come as no surprise that John Fionte, Cumberland County Playhouse's New Works Director-who describes himself as a Boston Yankee in the Cumberlands-was a bit skeptical when he first heard the premise of Golden Boy of the Blue Ridge, the new musical that opens in Crossville on Thursday, August 23.

Theatre Works Adds Midnight Performance for KILLER HALLOWEEN, 10/31
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2010

This is the final weekend to see the family friendly play KILLER HALLOWEEN! YOUth Works is delighted to bring this fun play to the stage to entertain audiences of all ages. KILLER HALLOWEEN takes place in the small Midwestern town of Shudderville, where for on each of the preceding seven Halloweens, one or more Shudderville teenagers has been stabbed, slashed, bludgeoned, strangled, dismembered, disemboweled or otherwise killed in a really icky way. The killer remains at large. KILLER HALLOWEEN performs in the McMillin Black Box Thursday - Saturday at 7 p.m., Saturday at 1:30 p.m. and a special midnight performance on October 31st to celebrate Halloween in style. Join us as we kick off Halloween with this family fun play at Theater Works.

Theatre Works Adds Midnight Performance for KILLER HALLOWEEN, 10/31
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2010

This is the final weekend to see the family friendly play KILLER HALLOWEEN! YOUth Works is delighted to bring this fun play to the stage to entertain audiences of all ages. KILLER HALLOWEEN takes place in the small Midwestern town of Shudderville, where for on each of the preceding seven Halloweens, one or more Shudderville teenagers has been stabbed, slashed, bludgeoned, strangled, dismembered, disemboweled or otherwise killed in a really icky way. The killer remains at large. KILLER HALLOWEEN performs in the McMillin Black Box Thursday - Saturday at 7 p.m., Saturday at 1:30 p.m. and a special midnight performance on October 31st to celebrate Halloween in style. Join us as we kick off Halloween with this family fun play at Theater Works.

KILLER HALLOWEEN Kicks Off YOUth Works Season 10/14-30
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2010

It's Halloween in the small Midwestern town of Shudderville, where for on each of the preceding seven Halloweens, one or more Shudderville teenagers has been stabbed, slashed, bludgeoned, strangled, dismembered, disemboweled or otherwise killed in a really icky way. The killer remains at large.

KILLER HALLOWEEN Kicks Off YOUth Works Season 10/14-30
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2010

It's Halloween in the small Midwestern town of Shudderville, where for on each of the preceding seven Halloweens, one or more Shudderville teenagers has been stabbed, slashed, bludgeoned, strangled, dismembered, disemboweled or otherwise killed in a really icky way. The killer remains at large.

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