Theater & Arts Reviews

Events: Arts & Entertainment

Pilgrimage Music & Cultural Festival

@ The Park at Harlinsdale Farm, Franklin

FREE Music in the Vines

@ Arrington Vineyards, Arrington

Family Monday

@ Frist Center, Nashville

Billy Idol

@ Woods Amphitheater at Fontanel, Nashville

Andrew Marshall Dorff Memorial Concert Benefit

@ Franklin Theatre, Franklin

Nashville House Concert

@ War Memorial Auditorium,

FREE Chamber Music Series

@ Schermerhorn Symphony Center, Nashville

Brett Young

@ Ryman Auditorium, Nashville

Larry Gatlin and The Gatlin Brothers Unplugged

@ Franklin Theatre, Franklin

Childish Gambino

@ Bridgestone Arena,

Grand Ole Opry Birthday Bash

@ Grand Ole Opry House, Nashville

Frist Friday: A Night in Paris

@ Frist Art Museum,

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


  Nashville Symphony’s Bank of America Pops Series: Wicked Divas (All ages) Schermerhorn Symphony Center 1 Symphony Place, Nashville 687-6400 • 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


The Addams Family (Ages 8 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., 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


Studio Tenn Presents: A Christmas Carol (Ages 6 and older) The Franklin Theatre 419 Main St., Franklin 538-2076 • 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


  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


Radio City Christmas Spectacular (All ages) Grand Ole Opry House 2804 Opryland Drive, Nashville 871-6169 or 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 »

Magnificent, Marvelous Memphis, Nov. 15 – 20


TPAC’s Broadway Series presents: Memphis the Musical (Ages 10 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., Sun 1 and 6:30 p.m. Tickets: $28 – $70 Nothing excites me more than discovering an outstanding musical for… Read more »

Junie B.’s Jingle Bells Rings Funny at NCT, Nov. 1 – Dec. 18


Junie B. in Jingle Bells, Batman Smells! (Ages 4 and older) Nashville Children’s Theatre 25 Middleton St., Nashville 252-4675 • Show times: Sat – Sun 2 p.m. Tickets: $19 adults, $12 children Regardless of whether Robin really laid an egg or the Batmobile lost a wheel, one thing is certain: the current Nashville Children’s… Read more »

Rep Opens 27th Season with a Classic, Oct. 1 – 15, 2011


Tennessee Repertory Theatre presents: All My Sons (Ages 12 and older) TPAC’s Johnson Theater 505 Deaderick St., Nashville 782-4040 • Show times: Tue – Thu 6:30 p.m., Fri 7:30 p.m., Sat 2:30 and 7:30 p.m. Tickets: $42.50 Tennessee Repertory Theatre’s 27th season opener, Arthur Miller’s All My Sons, is a tremendous production of a… Read more »