Theater & Arts Reviews

Events: Arts & Entertainment

Young Frankenstein

@ Hendersonville Performing Arts Company, Hendersonville

The Ryman Diaries

@ Center for the Arts, Murfreesboro

Maroon 5: Red Pill Blues Tour

@ Bridgestone Arena,


@ Chaffin's Barn Dinner Theatre, Nashville

Billy Idol

@ Woods Amphitheater at Fontanel, Nashville

Kid Rock’s Fourth Annual Fish Fry

@ Woods Amphitheater at Fontanel,

FREE First Saturday Art Crawl

@ Hatch Show Print, Nashville

Frist Exhibit Openings

@ Frist Art Museum, Nashville

Larry Gatlin and The Gatlin Brothers Unplugged

@ Franklin Theatre, Franklin

FREE Artist’s Perspective: Do Ho Suh

@ Frist Art Museum, Nashville

Hansel and Gretel

@ Belcourt Theatre,

Disney’s Newsies

@ Academy Park Performing Arts Center, Franklin

Theater Review: Into the Woods


Studio Tenn presents: Into the Woods (Oct. 17 – Nov. 3; Ages 9 and older) The Franklin Theatre 419 Main St., Franklin 538-2076 • Show times: Thu – Fri 7 p.m., Sat 2 and 7 p.m., Sun 2 p.m. Tickets: $47.50 – $67.50 Studio Tenn has done it again. It continues to raise the… Read more »

Theater Preview: 10 in 10 with Gus O’Brien (Into the Woods)


Local 9-year-old Gus O’Brien is about to make his first professional stage debut in Studio Tenn’s Into the Woods (Oct. 17 – Nov. 3), the Stephen Sondheim musical that weaves plots of fairy tale characters and follows them to explore the consequences of their quests. He’s been involved with theater via The Theater Bug in… Read more »

Theater Review: Beauty and the Beast


Disney’s Beauty and the Beast (Sept. 24 – 29; Ages 6 and older) TPAC’s Jackson Hall 505 Deaderick St., Nashville 782-4040 • Show times: Tue – Thu 7:30 p.m., Fri 8 p.m., Sat 2 and 8 p.m. Tickets: $35 – $80 A true musical masterpiece is on TPAC’s Jackson Hall stage this week with… Read more »

Theater Review: The Hank Legacy


Studio Tenn presents: The Hank Legacy: The Songs of Hank Williams (Aug. 29 – Sept. 15; Ages 10 and older) The Franklin Theater 419 Main St., Franklin 538-2076 • Show times: Thu- Fri 7 p.m., Sat 2 and 7 p.m., Sun 2 p.m. Tickets: $47.50 – $67.50 A musical masterpiece full of magic hit… Read more »

Theater Review: Cirque du Soleil: Quidam


Cirque du Soleil: Quidam (June 26 – 30; All ages) Bridgestone Arena 501 Broadway, Nashville 770-2000 • Show times: Wed – Fri 7:30 p.m., Sat 3:30 and 7:30 p.m., Sun 1 and 5 p.m. Tickets: $39.15 – $99.50 Acrobats, aerial artists and contortionists take the stage this week at Bridgestone Arena with one of… Read more »

Outing Review: Carrie Underwood: The Blown Away Tour Exhibit


Take your kids to the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum and check out the new exhibit, Carrie Underwood: The Blown Away Tour. Young female fans will love seeing the array of Underwood’s costumes, accessories, microphones (especially the purple one!), props and backstage items, including artwork from her most ardent admirers. Blown Away was… Read more »

Outing Review: Johnny Cash Museum


The brand new Johnny Cash Museum in downtown Nashville offers an amazing and intimate tribute to the “Man in Black.” Cash was the only artist who charted in every format while he was living! Visitors will learn of his humble early life as the son of a cotton farmer in Dyess County, Ark., to his… Read more »

Art Review – LIGHT: Bruce Munro at Cheekwood


An absolutely magical outing awaits your family this summer and fall with the illuminating exhibit, LIGHT: Bruce Munro at Cheekwood. The British artist’s knack for working with light is stunning, and everyone in your family is sure to be mesmerized by the overall ethereal experience. After stopping at the Visitor’s Center to get your wristbands,… Read more »