Theater & Arts Reviews

Events: Arts & Entertainment

The Wolves

@ Belmont's Black Box Theater, Nashville

Disney’s The Little Mermaid

@ Nashville Children's Theatre, Nashville

A Gentleman Mind Reader

@ The Barbershop Theater, Nashville

Radney Foster

@ Franklin Theatre, Franklin

FREE Blair Suzuki Strings Holiday Concert

@ Frist Art Museum, Nashville

The Not So Silent Night Tour

@ Wildhorse Saloon, Nashville

FREE A Tuba Christmas

@ First Baptist Church, Gallatin

Gary Morris Christmas

@ Franklin Theatre, Franklin

FREE Roots Youth Exhibition

@ Bradley Academy Museum, Murfreesboro

Figure Study (Register)

@ Frist Art Museum, Nashville

Sinatra Forever

@ War Memorial Auditorium, Nashville

Robert Earl Keen’s Cosmic Cowboy Christmas

@ Ryman Auditorium, Nashville

Theater Review: Catch Me If You Can

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TPAC’s Broadway Series presents: Catch Me If You Can (Jan. 22 – 27; Ages 12 and older) TPAC’s Jackson Hall 505 Deaderick St., Nashville 782-4040 • tpac.org Showtimes: Tue – Thu 7:30 p.m., Fri 8 p.m., Sat 2 and 8 p.m., Sun 1 and 6:30 p.m. Tickets: $15 – $60 The recent trend of classic… Read more »

Music Review: Nashville Symphony’s “Nashville Swings”

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Nashville Symphony’s Bank of America Pops Series presents “Nashville Swings” featuring Mike Eldred and Abigail Burke Jan. 17 – 19; All ages Schermerhorn Symphony Center 1 Symphony Place, Nashville 687-6400 • nashvillesymphony.org Remaining show times: Fri – Sat 8 p.m. Tickets: $44 – $129 Amazing music of the big band era is alive and well… Read more »

Music Review: Nashville Symphony’s “Mozart & Strauss”

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Nashville Symphony’s SunTrust Classical Series: “Mozart & Strauss” (Jan. 10 – 12; All ages) Schermerhorn Symphony Center 1 Symphony Place, Nashville 687-6400 • nashvillesymphony.org Remaining showtimes: Fri – Sat 8 p.m. Tickets: $28 – $115 A stupendous evening of wonderful music awaits your family as our Grammy Award-winning Nashville Symphony magnificently performs its current Classical… Read more »

Theater Review: A Christmas Carol

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Studio Tenn presents: A Christmas Carol (Dec. 6 – 16; Ages 6 and older) The Franklin Theatre 419 Main St., Franklin 538-2076 • studiotenn.com Show times: Thu – Fri 7 p.m., Sat – Sun 2 and 7 p.m., with additional performances Monday, Dec. 10 and Wednesday, Dec. 12 at 7 p.m. Tickets: $47.50 – $57.50… Read more »

Review: Go Wild with Peter Gros

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Did you know that the Southeast Asian binturong puts off a scent that smells like hot buttered popcorn? Or that if a bird bites off the tail of a legless lizard it will grow back? Or that a Peruvian rainforest ant serves as “nature’s stitches”? Learn even more fun wildlife facts Friday, Dec. 7 when… Read more »

Theater Review: You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown

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Nashville Children’s Theatre presents: You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown (Nov. 1 – Dec 23; All ages) 25 Middleton St., Nashville 252-4675 • nashvillechildrenstheatre.org Show times: Sat- Sun 2 p.m. Tickets: $19 adults, $12 ages 2 – 17 If you and your kiddos love all things Charlie Brown, then make your way downtown to Nashville… Read more »

Theater Review: Irving Berlin’s White Christmas

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TPAC’s Broadway Series presents: Irving Berlin’s White Christmas (Nov. 13 – 18; All ages) 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: $15 – $60 If your family has yet to embrace the… Read more »

Theater Review: The Color Purple

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October 25 – Nov. 4 Circle Players and the Tennessee State University Theater Program Present: The Color Purple (Ages 13 and older) TSU’s Cox-Lewis Theater 3500 John Merritt Blvd., Nashville 332-7529 • circleplayers.net Show times: Thu – Sat 7:30 p.m., Sun 2 p.m. Tickets: $18 adults, $15 students Although it is not our normal procedure… Read more »

Theater Review: Anything Goes

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Oct. 23 – 28, 2012 TPAC’s Broadway Series presents: Anything Goes (Ages 13 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: $25 – $65 The Tennessee Performing Arts Center could… Read more »

Dance Review: The Sleeping Beauty

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Oct. 19 – 21, 2012 Nashville Ballet presents: The Sleeping Beauty (all ages) TPAC’s Jackson Hall 505 Deaderick St., Nashville 782-4040 • nashvilleballet.com Remaining show times: Sat 7:30 p.m., Sun 2 p.m. Tickets: $35 – $82 There’s really only one word to describe Nashville Ballet’s opening show of its 2012-13 season: FIERCE!!! I’ve followed Nashville… Read more »