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Nashville Children's Theatre Stages Copeland's Adaptation of CINDERELLA Photo Nashville Children's Theatre Stages Copeland's Adaptation of CINDERELLA
by Jeffrey Ellis - Dec 6, 2017

Nashville Children's Theatre (NCT), the nation's oldest professional theatre for young audiences announces the return of its holiday event Cinderella, in what will be the third and final year NCT has produced this wintertime Cinderella. The production runs December 14-21 at Nashville Children's Theatre.

MTSU Teams With Nashville Shakespeare Festival for A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM 11/9-12 Photo MTSU Teams With Nashville Shakespeare Festival for A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM 11/9-12
by Jeffrey Ellis - Oct 30, 2017

Middle Tennessee State University's Theatre Department teams up with Nashville Shakespeare Festival for the upcoming production of Skakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream, directed by NSF artistic associate and MTSU adjunct professor of theatre Santiago Sosa. Midsummer runs November 9-12 at MTSU's Tucker Theatre.

Nashville Children's Theatre Reveals Cast & Crew for 2017-18 Season Photo Nashville Children's Theatre Reveals Cast & Crew for 2017-18 Season
by Jeffrey Ellis - Aug 29, 2017

Nashville Children's Theatre, the nation's oldest professional theatre for young audiences today announces full casting and creative teams for the 2017-2018 season, opening the theater's 87th season - its first with programming designed by new executive artistic director Ernie Nolan.

Nashville Children's Theatre Reveals First Season Under Nolan's Direction
by Jeffrey Ellis - Apr 14, 2017

Nashville Children's Theatre (NCT) yesterday revealed its 2017-18 Season - its 86th season and its first under new executive artistic director Ernie Nolan - featuring three regional premieres and the return of a holiday season favorite by the late Scot Copeland, NCT's longtime producing artistic director, who led the company's rise to national prominence during his tenure.

NCT Launches New Holiday Tradition With CINDERELLA
by Jeffrey Ellis - Nov 28, 2016

An affectionate throwback to the early tradition of American Theatre for Young Audiences, NCT's production of Cinderella is heavily influenced by the British 'Panto' tradition of fairy tales. Much as Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol is presented at holiday time on stages throughout America, there are dozens of 'Panto' treatments of Cinderella presented as a family Christmas treat on stages throughout England annually.

Terryl Hallquist Directs MISANTHROPE for VU Theatre
by Jeffrey Ellis - Apr 6, 2016

Terryl Hallquist directs Moliere's The Misanthrope, with a setting in modern-day Nashville, as Vanderbilt University Theatre takes a creative leap with its April 7-10 production.

Nashville Children's Theatre Kicks Off 81st Season With SHERLOCK HOLMES: THE FINAL ADVENTURE
by Jeffrey Ellis - Sep 6, 2012

Steven Dietz's Sherlock Holmes: The Final Adventure has been performed all over the country, but when Nashville Children's Theatre presents it as the opening production of its 81st season, it will be the first time the play has been presented by a theatre for young audiences. And in another noteworthy first, the production marks the first time that Nashville Children's Theatre has mounted a show of some two hours in length.

Copeland's New Version of BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Closes at NCT
by Jeffrey Ellis - Mar 18, 2012

Debuting Nashville Children's Theatre-where it will continue through March 18-is producing artistic director Scot Copeland's original adaptation of The Beauty and the Beast (La Belle et la Bete), described as "an exquisitely theatrical adaptation of the French fairy tale by Jeanne-Marie Le Prince de Beaumont.

BWW Reviews: Lush Romance and Fantasy of LE BELLE ET LA BETE Delights Audiences at Nashville Children's Theatre
by Jeffrey Ellis - Feb 29, 2012

You won't find any dancing candelabra or see any anthropomorphic bombe chests bursting out in song in Nashville Children's Theatre's beautifully crafted adaptation of The Beauty and The Beast-written by producing artistic director Scot Copeland under the title Le Belle et la Bete-but what you will find is a heartfelt iteration of the timeless tale, one filled with romantic wonder and exquisite storytelling, based upon the "fairy tale" by Jeanne-Marie Le Prince de Beaumont.

Copeland's New Version of BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Opens at NCT 2/28
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2012

Debuting February 28 at Nashville Children's Theatre-where it will continue through March 18-is producing artistic director Scot Copeland's original adaptation of The Beauty and the Beast (La Belle et la Bete), described as "an exquisitely theatrical adaptation of the French fairy tale by Jeanne-Marie Le Prince de Beaumont.

Copeland's New Version of BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Opens at NCT 2/28
by Jeffrey Ellis - Feb 10, 2012

Debuting February 28 at Nashville Children's Theatre-where it will continue through March 18-is producing artistic director Scot Copeland's original adaptation of The Beauty and the Beast (La Belle et la Bete), described as "an exquisitely theatrical adaptation of the French fairy tale by Jeanne-Marie Le Prince de Beaumont.

BWW Reviews: Street Theatre Company's HAIRSPRAY
by Jeffrey Ellis - Mar 26, 2011

There is so much energy, enthusiasm and heart found in Street Theatre Company's Hairspray that it's certain to keep your spirits buoyed for a long time after leaving the theater. Brought to the stage by a competent creative team and a huge cast of committed performers, the Scott Wittman-Marc Shaiman musical - featuring a book by Mark O'Donnell and Thomas Meehan based on John Waters' wholly original film - Hairspray is great big fun, featuring some lovable characters and one of the most infectious musical theatre scores around.

The Garden Theatre Presents JOSEPH 4/23-5/16
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2010

The Garden Theatre is pleased to present Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor® Dreamcoat, running April 23-May 16, 2010, at the Garden Theatre (160 West Plant Street, Historic Downtown Winter Garden). Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor® Dreamcoat is the Garden Theatre's first self-produced theatrical performance.

The Garden Theatre Presents JOSEPH 4/23-5/16
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2010

The Garden Theatre is pleased to present Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor® Dreamcoat, running April 23-May 16, 2010, at the Garden Theatre (160 West Plant Street, Historic Downtown Winter Garden). Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor® Dreamcoat is the Garden Theatre's first self-produced theatrical performance.

The Garden Theatre Presents JOSEPH 4/23-5/16
by Gabrielle Sierra - Apr 13, 2010

The Garden Theatre is pleased to present Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor® Dreamcoat, running April 23-May 16, 2010, at the Garden Theatre (160 West Plant Street, Historic Downtown Winter Garden). Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor® Dreamcoat is the Garden Theatre's first self-produced theatrical performance.

2008 Emmy Award Winners - Theatre Stars and More!
by Faetra Petillo - Sep 21, 2008

So far at this evening's Emmy Awards, theater stars Jeremy Piven, Dianne Wiest, Laura Linney, Dame Eileen Atkins and Zeljko Ivanek are among the winners.

Photo Flash: 'New Amsterdames' Opening Night Party
by BWW - Dec 6, 2007

The play New Amsterdames by Flying Fig Theater celebrated their opening night party on December 3 at the Soho Room (203 Spring St.) in Manhattan. Flying Fig Theater presents a limited engagement of New Amsterdames, written by Ellen K. Anderson and directed by Heather Ondersma. Performances run through December 16, 2007 at HERE Arts Center