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by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2018
Casting is now complete for the foot-stompin' musical Honky Tonk Angels. This performance, playing from September 19 - September 30, will be directed by DAVID HEMSLEY CALDWELL, returning to the Lyceum for his 20th production, and musically directed by SAM CLEIN. The production features SHARON MALANE as Darlene, ERIN MCCRACKEN as Angela, and SHELBY RINGDAHL as Sue Ellen.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2017
Trav'lin - The 1930s Harlem Musical comes home to New York City for an invite-only industry reading featuring Brenda Braxton, who starred in the sold-out debut production at the New York Musical Festival (NYMF) in 2010.
by Jeffrey Ellis - Sep 26, 2017
Cumberland County Playhouse presents an all-new musical version of Sleepy Hollow by Tony Award nominees Hunter Foster and Paul Gordon, running October 13-November 11 in Crossville.
by Jeffrey Ellis - Sep 23, 2018
Looking into the future, you'll find a number of new productions on tap for your entertainment pleasure, thanks to the efforts of theater companies all over Middle Tennessee. Here's our calendar to help you plot your course...
by Jeffrey Ellis - Sep 21, 2017
Feeling the urge to let your imagination run wild, your spirit to soar or to just leave the world in which you live and go on an adventure? Sounds like a trip to the theater is in order! Luckily, companies all over the Volunteer State have been hard at work, creating new productions to transform and to transport, shows that will entertain you this summer. That's where THE NASHVILLE THEATER CALENDAR comes in handy: Peruse our listings every week to find out what shows you should see!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017
Trav'lin - The 1930s Harlem Musical comes home to New York City for an invite-only industry reading featuring Brenda Braxton, who starred in the sold-out debut production at the New York Musical Festival (NYMF) in 2010.
by Jeffrey Ellis - Sep 18, 2018
Managing to find time amid a typically busy week in Crossville, actors Weslie Webster and Lauren Marshall - who play Mrs. Lovett and the neighborhood beggar woman, respectively - graciously agreed to submit to The Tuesday 5(+1) and to answer our questions with enough candor and intrigue to ensure audiences come see their show!
by Jeffrey Ellis - Oct 8, 2018
Looking into the future, you'll find a number of new productions on tap for your entertainment pleasure, thanks to the efforts of theater companies all over Middle Tennessee. Here's our calendar for October 1, 2018, to help you plot your course through the end of the year...
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2017
It was the movie with the iconic scene that molded romance at a pottery wheel to the strains of Unchained Melody, and made the word ditto synonymous with I love you. Ghost, the famous film released in 1990, has inspired a Broadway adaptation and it's on stage this fall for the first time at Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2017
The Mountain Playhouse will conclude its 78th season with a rare opportunity for audiences to see the very first performances of a new musical. At First Sight will be presented October 3 - 15. The music and lyrics are by Brandon Lambert. The book was written by Gary Jaffe and Brandon Lambert. The production is directed by Guy Stroman.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2017
The Mountain Playhouse will conclude its 78th season with a rare opportunity for audiences to see the very first performances of a new musical. At First Sight will be presented October 3 - 15. The music and lyrics are by Brandon Lambert. The book was written by Gary Jaffe and Brandon Lambert. The production is directed by Guy Stroman.
by Jeffrey Ellis - Oct 28, 2018
Looking into the future, you'll find a number of new productions on tap for your entertainment pleasure, thanks to the efforts of theater companies all over Middle Tennessee. Here's our calendar for October 29, 2018, to help you plot your course through the end of the year...
by Jeffrey Ellis - Oct 21, 2018
Looking into the future, you'll find a number of new productions on tap for your entertainment pleasure, thanks to the efforts of theater companies all over Middle Tennessee. Here's our calendar for October 22, 2018, to help you plot your course through the end of the year...
by Jeffrey Ellis - Oct 14, 2018
Looking into the future, you'll find a number of new productions on tap for your entertainment pleasure, thanks to the efforts of theater companies all over Middle Tennessee. Here's our calendar for October 15, 2018, to help you plot your course through the end of the year...
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2017
Cumberland County Playhouse presents an all-new musical version of Sleepy Hollow by Tony Award nominees Hunter Foster and Paul Gordon, running October 13-November 11 in Crossville.
by Jeffrey Ellis - Oct 1, 2018
Looking into the future, you'll find a number of new productions on tap for your entertainment pleasure, thanks to the efforts of theater companies all over Middle Tennessee. Here's our calendar for October 1, 2018, to help you plot your course through the end of the year...
by Jeffrey Ellis - Nov 5, 2018
Looking ahead, you'll find a number of new productions on tap for your entertainment pleasure, thanks to the efforts of theater companies all over Middle Tennessee. Here's our calendar for November 5, 2018, to help you plot your course through the end of the year...
by Jeffrey Ellis - Nov 26, 2018
Here's hoping you had a splendid Thanksgiving holiday weekend and that you're settling in for another action-packed season of events and shows to make Christmas 2018 sparkle even more! Looking ahead, you'll find a number of new productions on tap for your entertainment pleasure, thanks to the efforts of theater companies all over Middle Tennessee. Here's our calendar for November 26, 2018, to help you plot your course through the end of the year...
by Jeffrey Ellis - Nov 13, 2018
Looking ahead, you'll find a number of new productions on tap, including a whole slew of holiday favorites, for your entertainment pleasure, thanks to the efforts of theater companies all over Middle Tennessee. Here's our calendar for November 12, 2018, to help you plot your course through next February...
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2018
Samantha Rhea Parrish Joins Duets With The Write Teacher(s) Volume 7 At Feinstein's/54 Below on April 12th at 9:30pm.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2017
Cumberland County Playhouse presents an all-new musical version of Sleepy Hollow by Tony Award nominees Hunter Foster and Paul Gordon, running October 13-November 11 in Crossville.
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2019
TheatreFest! the summer theatre at Lindsey Wilson College, 210 Lindsey Wilson Street, Columbia, KY, will present the gospel musical Smoke on the Mountain May 30, June 2, 6, 9, 13, 14, 15, & 16.
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2019
TheatreFest! the Summer Theatre at Lindsey Wilson College is gearing up for its most exciting season yet! The seventh season of TheatreFest! will include four major productions and its second summer of IMAGINE! Youth Theatre, the summer camp that will produce one of the plays in the summer season.
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2019
Now entering its 28th year, Broadway Theatre Project (BTP), a program described by Playbill as "The world's most prestigious musical theatre arts education program for high school and college students" announces additional award-winning, highly-accomplished visiting faculty for the 2019 summer intensive.
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2019
Totem Pole Playhouse, America's summer theatre, located in Caledonia State Park between Gettysburg and Chambersburg, PA, has announced a major change in its programming format starting this summer. Beginning May 31st through September 8th, a new 5-show summer subscription series will be offered. The new format will allow Totem Pole to offer a wider variety of offerings beyond the limited productions which the Playhouse produces. In addition to the new 5-show offering there will be several "Friday Fun Nights" throughout the summer which will include family movie night sing-alongs complete with picnic dinners and solo shows featuring performers from Broadway and Television.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2018
Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater announces the full cast and creative team for the world-premiere musical Snow Child, based on Eowyn Ivey's Pulitzer Prize-nominated novel. Infused with a score that combines Alaskan string band-traditions with contemporary musical theater, Snow Child follows a couple rebuilding their lives in the Alaskan wilderness when they meet a magical and mysterious snow child who transforms them.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2018
Provision Theater Company is pleased to present REDEEMED: THE FALL AND RISE OF CHUCK COLSON by Timothy Gregory. The play will run April 27 - May 20 with performances on todays at 8:00 p.m., Saturdays at 4:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m., and Sundays at 3:00 p.m. at Trinity Christian College - Art & Communications Center located at 6601 W. College Drive, Palos Heights, IL 60463.
by Julie Musbach - Mar 15, 2018
Lincoln Center Theater's upcoming production of Lerner & Loewe's My Fair Lady is officially in previews! Get to know the cast below as they begin Broadway performances!
by Sarah Hookey - Jun 4, 2019
The Board of Directors and Artistic Director, David Leidholdt, are announcing Millbrook's opening production of the ground-breaking Tony Award-nominated musical, A YEAR WITH FROG AND TOAD, with book and lyrics by Willie Reale and music by Robert Reale, opening June 7, on the Ryan Main Stage. 
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2019
Smoke on the Mountain will play at the Historic Fayette Theater July 5-21.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2019
Totem Pole Playhouse, America's summer theatre, located in Caledonia State Park between Gettysburg and Chambersburg, PA has announced the return of Smoke on the Mountain one of the best-loved and most audience-requested musicals in the 69-year history of the venerable Playhouse. The hugely popular Bluegrass Gospel stage musical was first presented during the 1997 season and was so successful it returned again the next year in 1998.
by Sarah Hookey - Jun 11, 2019
The Board of Directors are announcing Millbrook's annual Royalty Dinner to be held at Haywood's on the Green on June 15th, 2019. 
by BWW News Desk - Jul 4, 2019
Garry Marshall Theatre presents the off Broadway musical The Spitfire Grill, one of the most popular recent musicals with over 600 productions worldwide including in Germany, South Korea, Japan, Australia and London.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2018
Four wildly talented actor-musicians deliver a toe-tapping, hand-clapping, sing-along summer experience for all generations in Woody Sez: The Life & Music of Woody Guthrie, back by popular demand at People's Light. Folk revolutionary Guthrie showed you can strum a revolution with joy. Current troubadour David M. Lutken and friends celebrate the fascinating, beautiful, and sometimes tragic life of the legend who inspired Dylan, Springsteen, DiFranco, and an entire songwriting tradition. Featuring 15 instruments, 25 songs, and comprised almost entirely of Guthrie's own words, Woody Sez runs August 1-26 on the Leonard C. Haas Stage in Malvern.
by Jeffrey Ellis - Jan 2, 2018
Cumberland County Playhouse launches its 54th season in Crossville with a slate of productions that range from exciting new Broadway shows, noteworthy premieres and revivals of audience favorites.
by Jenni Cypher - Jan 2, 2018
I know. It is cold in Dayton right now. It is a great time to see a play or a musical and there is something for every theatrical taste in Dayton in January. Brave the cold and go see a show.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2019
Single tickets are now available for the Flat Rock Playhouse 2019 Season of live theatre celebrating love, family and adventure. Known locally as Little Broadway in the Mountains, the Playhouse has showcased professional performances since 1952 with unparalleled quality. This season is no exception, as 61 equity actors and 16 equity-bound apprentices, as well as a host of union designers and technicians, gather at the Rock to delight audiences and continue the tradition of Broadway-quality theater.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2019
New Stage Theatre presents the new musical Sweet Potato Queens March 13 - 24, 2019. Curtain times and dates for performances are Wednesdays through Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. on Sundays. Ticket prices are $35.00 with discounts available for students, senior citizens, and groups. Tickets can be purchased at the box office, located inside the Jane Reid Petty Theatre Center, charged by phone by calling the theatre at (601) 948-3531 or ordered online at www.newstagetheatre.com. Sponsored by Sid Davis, Chairman of the Board Peoples Bank Mendenhall.
by Jenni Cypher - Feb 1, 2018
I love a good mystery.  It is my favorite genre.  Beavercreek Community Theatre's production of AND THEN THERE WERE NONE, Agatha Christie's most successful novel as adapted for the stage,  did not disappoint me.  
by Jeffrey Ellis - Dec 4, 2017
With a new year quickly approaching, staff members at Chaffin's Barn Dinner Theatre are already hard at work on the first production of 2018 and recently announced plans to give the old girl an update following a momentous first year of Norma Luther's ownership of the venerable theater. On opening night of the holiday season musical A Wonderful Life, Luther announced that the company currently In its 51st year of bringing professional theater to Nashville will temporarily close its doors to undergo significant renovations to ensure its history continues for at least another half-century.
by Jeffrey Ellis - Dec 3, 2018
Looking ahead, you'll find a number of new productions on tap for your entertainment pleasure, including a number of holiday season offerings to put you in the Christmas spirit, thanks to the efforts of theater companies all over Middle Tennessee. Here's our calendar for December 3, 2018, to help you plot your course through the beginning of a new year...
by Jeffrey Ellis - Dec 29, 2017
First Night's Top Ten for 2018 - critic Jeffrey Ellis' annual review of the best in Tennessee theater were revealed last night during a live Facebook broadcast, with the hosts of Midwinter's First Night (Ashley Wolfe, J. Robert Lindsay, Tosha Pendergrast and Ben Pendergrast) announcing the productions and performances recognized among the best of 2017.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2018
Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre kicks off its 46th Season on just the right note Jan. 4 as it presents the romantic comedy by Neil Simon and Marvin Hamlisch: They're Playing Our Song.
by Jeffrey Ellis - Dec 13, 2018
Growing up in a small Southern town with fewer than 1,000 people, the prevalent thoughts tend to be centered on how to get out of that stifling, archly conservative community, in order to search for the proverbial greener pastures and to find like-minded people who will make you feel more "at home" with yourself and in your own skin. While that may well be the honest-to-God true story of my youth, nonetheless it always startles me when my emotions are stirred up by a stage musical set in the years long before my birth, with a show that fairly reverberates with the heart and soul, memories and nostalgia usually associated with a trip back home.
by Jeffrey Ellis - Dec 10, 2018
Looking ahead, you'll find a number of new productions on tap for your entertainment pleasure, including a number of holiday season offerings to put you in the Christmas spirit, thanks to the efforts of theater companies all over Middle Tennessee. Here's our calendar for December 3, 2018, to help you plot your course through the first few weeks of 2019...
by David Edward Perry - Aug 17, 2019
'Smoke on the Mountain' is a entertaining and uplifting show about a 1938 traveling family roadshow bringing gospel music, bluegrass and more. South City Theatre brings this touring performance from church to church for just a few weeks. Even if you are not a religious person, you will find this show to be fun and delightful in character work and music.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2019
The Earl and Rachel Smith Strand Theatre has announced a seven show theatrical season for 2019 that includes the return of the popular Murder! at The Strand franchise, national touring show Little Black Dress, and the internationally touring star of stage and screen Ed Asner in his one man show A Man and His Prostate.
by Jeffrey Ellis - Apr 5, 2019
Today, we invite you to get to know Briar Moroschak and Lindsay Hess, who play the daughter and mother at the heart of the story, who graciously answered our questions for the latest in our continuing series of Friday 5 (+1) in order to gain some insight into the two women and to suggest why you might want to make reservations now to see the acclaimed musical at Street Theatre Company.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2018
Provision Theater Company is pleased to present REDEEMED: THE FALL AND RISE OF CHUCK COLSON by Timothy Gregory. The play will run April 27 - May 20 with performances on todays at 8:00 p.m., Saturdays at 4:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m., and Sundays at 3:00 p.m. at Trinity Christian College - Art & Communications Center located at 6601 W. College Drive, Palos Heights, IL 60463.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2018
After the lauded World Premiere of The Boy Who Danced On Air, Diversionary is proud to produce the World Premiere of another groundbreaking new musical.