Theater & Arts Reviews

Events: Arts & Entertainment

A Gentleman Mind Reader

@ The Barbershop Theater, Nashville

FREE Kids’ Hour

@ Whole Foods, Franklin

Mary Poppins

@ Capitol Theatre, Lebanon

The Grinch Christmas & Sing-Along

@ Schermerhorn Symphony Center, Nashville

101 Dalmatians

@ Father Ryan Center for the Arts, Nashville

Christmas with Kevin & Friends (Register)

@ Cathedral of the Incarnation, Nashville

Childish Gambino

@ Bridgestone Arena, Nashville

FREE Christmas Caroling Contest

@ RiverGate Mall, Goodlettsville

FREE Williamson County Community Chorus Winter Concert

@ Williamson County Enrichment Center, Franklin

Beer & Hymns: Carols

@ Capitol Theatre, Lebanon

A Studio Tenn Christmas

@ Jamison Theater at The Factory, Franklin

Michael W. Smith: Christmas with the Nashville Symphony

@ Schermerhorn Symphony Center, Nashville

Art Review – LIGHT: Bruce Munro at Cheekwood

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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 »

Music Review: How Mercy Looks From Here

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A lot of life happens within 10 years for everyone, including Amy Grant, who is happy to serve up her first new album of all-new music in a decade with her much-anticipated release of How Mercy Looks From Here. It’s always been a bit difficult to compare a new project of hers with anything prior,… Read more »

Theater Review: Disney’s The Lion King

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Disney’s The Lion King (May 7 – June 2; Ages 8 and older) TPAC’s Jackson Hall 505 Deaderick St., Nashville 782-4040 • tpac.org Show times: Tue – Thu 7:30 p.m. Fri 8 p.m., Sat 2 and 8 p.m., Sun 1 and 6:30 p.m. Tickets: $27 – $73 TPAC’s Jackson Hall is magnificently roaring for the… Read more »

Dinosaurs … in Nashville!

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Screams filled TPAC’s Polk Theater as school children witnessed dinosaurs come to life through Erth’s Dinosaur Petting Zoo! This traveling show from Australia has several life-like dinosaur puppets that move across the stage. This show interacts heavily with the audience and has everyone laughing and screaming with delight. First up were a two baby dinos. The… Read more »

Theater Review: Cathy Rigby is Peter Pan

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Cathy Rigby is Peter Pan (March 1 – 3; All ages) TPAC’s Jackson Hall 505 Deaderick St., Nashville 782-4040 • tpac.org Show times: Fri 8 p.m., Sat 2 and 8 p.m., Sun 1 and 6:30 p.m. Tickets: $15 – $60 The absolute BEST family musical EVER is flying through TPAC’s Jackson Hall this weekend with… Read more »

Theater Review: Big River

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Studio Tenn presents: Big River (Feb. 21 – March 3; Ages 8 and older) The Franklin Theatre 419 Main St., Franklin 538-2075 • studiotenn.com Show times: Thu – Fri 7 p.m., Sat 2 and 7 p.m., Sun 2 p.m. Tickets: $47.50 – $57.50 The adventures of vagabond child Huckleberry Finn come to life on The… Read more »

Theater Review: Cabaret

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Tennessee Repertory Theatre presents: Cabaret (Feb. 16 – March 16; Ages 16 and older) TPAC’s Johnson Theater 505 Deaderick St., Nashville 782-4040 • tennesseerep.org Show times: Tue – Thu 6:30 p.m., Fri 7:30 p.m., Sat 2:30 and 7:30 p.m. Tickets: $45 Out of the gate and with fair warning, Cabaret is not a show for… Read more »

Music Review: The Chieftains

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Nashville Symphony Bank of America Pops Series: The Chieftains (Feb 21 – 23; All ages) Schermerhorn Symphony Center 1 Symphony Place, Nashville 687-6400 • nashvillesymphony.org Showtimes: Thu 7 p.m., Fri – Sat 8 p.m. Tickets: $44 – $129 Sometimes there really aren’t succinct enough words to fully describe a truly outstanding night of music that… Read more »

Music Review: Harmonic Convergence

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Nashville Symphony SunTrust Classical Series: Harmonic Convergence (Feb. 7 – 9) Schermerhorn Symphony Center 1 Symphony Place, Nashville 687-6400 • nashvillesymphony.org Thu 7 p.m., Fri – Sat 8 p.m. $28 – $115 An absolutely spellbinding evening of music fills the concert hall at the Schermerhorn with the Nashville Symphony’s dynamic production of Harmonic Convergence. Opening… Read more »