Theater & Arts Reviews

Events: Arts & Entertainment

Renee Elise Goldsberry with Nashville Symphony

@ Schermerhorn Symphony Center, Nashville

Avenue Q

@ Looby Theater, Nashville

Julius Caesar

@ Belmont's Troutt Theater, Nashville

Greensky Bluegrass

@ Ryman Auditorium, Nashville

SHREK JR.

@ Franklin Theatre, Franklin

Hank & My Honky Tonk Heroes

@ The Arts Center of Cannon County, Woodbury

An Intimate Evening with Pavlo

@ TPAC's Johnson Theater, Nashville

Bring Me the Horizon

@ Municipal Auditorium, Nashville

Metallica

@ Bridgestone Arena, Nashville

ON GOLDEN POND

@ Pull-Tight Theatre, Franklin

Gnu Tales

@ Third Coast Comedy, Nashville

Igudesman & Joo: BIG Nightmare Music

@ Schermerhorn Symphony Center, Nashville

Dinner With Friends, March 15 – 25

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Dinner with Friends (Ages 12 and older) Out Front on Main 1511 E. Main St., Murfreesboro 869-8617 • outfrontonmain.com Show times: Thu – Sun 7:30 p.m. Tickets: $10 adults, $5 students Out Front on Main celebrates its second anniversary with an outstanding production of Donald Margulies’ Dinner with Friends. It’s no surprise that Margulies won… Read more »

Studio Tenn’s Miracle, Feb. 23 – March 4

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Studio Tenn presents: The Miracle Worker (Ages 8 and older) The Franklin Theatre 419 Main St., Franklin 538-2076 • franklintheatre.com/studio-tenn Show times: Thu – Sat 7 p.m. (no show Thursday, March 1), Sun 2 p.m. Tickets: $45 – $55 Studio Tenn serves up another absolute masterpiece of American theater with its current production of The… Read more »

South Pacific: Un-enchanted Evening, Feb. 7 – 12

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South Pacific (Ages 12 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: $28 – $70 Ever since TPAC announced it’s 2011-2012 Broadway series last year, I’ve waited with bated breath… Read more »

Rep’s Carnage Tickles the Funny Bone, Feb. 4 – 18

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Tennessee Repertory Theatre presents: God of Carnage (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: $42.50 In our extremely PC-driven world of today’s era, when it’s considered impolite — and scandalous — to… Read more »

Severinsen Sizzles at Schermerhorn, Feb. 2 – 4

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Nashville Symphony’s Bank of America Pops Series: Doc Severinsen Schermerhorn Symphony Center 1 Symphony Place, Nashville 687-6400 • nashvillesymphony.org Remaining show times: Fri – Sat 8 p.m. Tickets: $44 – $129 A splendid delight takes place on the Schermerhorn Symphony Center’s stage this week as the legendary Doc Severinsen fills in for Marvin Hamlisch, who… Read more »

Wonderful, Witty, Wicked Divas! Jan. 12 – 14

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  Nashville Symphony’s Bank of America Pops Series: Wicked Divas (All ages) Schermerhorn Symphony Center 1 Symphony Place, Nashville 687-6400 • nashvillesymphony.org Remaining show times: Fri – Sat 8 p.m. Tickets: $39 – $109 “Tonight is a celebration of divas, particularly Wicked divas,” says Conductor Albert-George Shram when introducing the Nashville Symphony’s current pops installment,… Read more »

The Addams Family — A Macabre Masterpiece, Jan. 3 – 8

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The Addams Family (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: $28 – $70   Cartoonist Charles Addams might be rolling in his grave, but if he is,… Read more »

Christmas Carol Continues Great Holiday Tradition, Dec. 8 – 18

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Studio Tenn Presents: A Christmas Carol (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. Tickets: $45 – $55 The fabulous Studio Tenn continues its tradition of delivering top-quality, flawless theater with its second annual holiday… Read more »

Rimes Rocks the Schermerhorn

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  Home for the Holidays with LeAnn Rimes and the Nashville Symphony Thursday, Dec. 8, 2011 Last night’s musical extravaganza at the spectacular Schermerhorn Symphony Center was a fabulous mix of delights featuring our renowned Nashville Symphony and the divine LeAnn Rimes. The first set featured the Nashville Symphony alone, masterfully conducted by Albert-George Schram,… Read more »

Rockettes Rock the Holidays, Nov. 18 – Dec. 24

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Radio City Christmas Spectacular (All ages) Grand Ole Opry House 2804 Opryland Drive, Nashville 871-6169 or christmasatgaylordopryland.com Show times vary daily Tickets: $25 – $79 There is absolutely no better way to kick off the holidays than a trip to Nashville’s beloved Grand Ole Opry House to experience the magnificent Rockettes in their annual Radio… Read more »