Theater & Arts Reviews

Events: Arts & Entertainment

This Show Saves Lives

@ Schermerhorn Symphony Center, Nashville

FREE Nashville Flute Choir Holiday Concert

@ Frist Art Museum, Nashville

A Tuna Christmas

@ Fontanel, Nashville

Curator’s Tour

@ Frist Art Museum, Nashville

Theater Bug’s Seventh Annual Winter Concert

@ The Theater Bug, Nashville

FREE Save Toyland!

@ Murfreesboro Little Theatre, Murfreesboro

Gary Morris Christmas

@ Franklin Theatre, Franklin

Big Band Holidays

@ Schermerhorn Symphony Center, Nashville

Christmas & Love with Kenny Lattimore

@ City Winery, Nashville

Tour and Concert: A Legendary Holiday at RCA Studio B (Register)

@ RCA Studio B, Nashville

John Berry Christmas Show

@ The Palace Theater, Gallatin

American Girl at The Nutcracker (Register)

@ American Girl Store at CoolSprings Galleria, Franklin

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

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Junie B. in Jingle Bells, Batman Smells! (Ages 4 and older) Nashville Children’s Theatre 25 Middleton St., Nashville 252-4675 • nashvillechildrenstheatre.org 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

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Tennessee Repertory Theatre presents: All My Sons (Ages 12 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 Tennessee Repertory Theatre’s 27th season opener, Arthur Miller’s All My Sons, is a tremendous production of a… Read more »

Glorious Guys and Dolls, Aug. 18 – 28

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  August 18 – 28 Studio Tenn presents: Guys and Dolls (Ages 12 and older) The Franklin Theatre 419 Main St., Franklin studiotenn.com Show times: Thu – Fri 7 p.m., Sat 2 and 7 p.m., Sun 2 p.m. Tickets: $45 – $55 A true piece of theatrical heaven descended upon Middle Tennessee last night with… Read more »

Brilliant Color Purple, June 21-26

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  The Color Purple (Ages 14 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 – $70 A gold mine of musical theater resides at TPAC this week with the… Read more »

Cirque Soars at Bridgestone Arena, June 15 – 19

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Cirque du Soleil: Alegria (All ages) Bridgestone Arena 501 Broadway, Nashville 782-4040 • cirquedusoleil.com/alegria Remaining show times: Thu 7:30 p.m., Fri – Sat 3:30 and 7:30 p.m., Sun 1 and 5 p.m. Tickets: $35 – $94 adults, $28 – $76 ages 12 and younger An amazing sensory sensation swings through Bridgestone Arena this week with… Read more »

Lovely Les Miz, May 17 – 22

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Les Miserables (Ages 9 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: $37.50 – $92.50 A musical treat is in store for you this week at the Tennessee Performing Arts… Read more »

Get Pumped with Pump Boys, April 23 – May 14

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Tennessee Repertory Theatre presents: Pump Boys & Dinettes (Ages 12 and older) TPAC’s Johnson Theater 505 Deaderick St., Nashville 782-4040 • tennesseerep.org Showtimes: 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 serves up an outstanding musical that is hotter than the coffee and blueberry pie… Read more »

Cheekwood’s Choo-Choos

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For many artists, childhood passions inspire adult work.  Take Paul Busse, for instance. The artist who created the new Trains! Tennessee in G exhibit at Cheekwood, adored trains when he was 5 years old when he received his first American Flyer train. Years later, he graduated with a degree in landscape architecture. Those two passions… Read more »

Not So Much the CATS Meow, April 1 – 3

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CATS April 1 – 3 TPAC’s Jackson Hall 505 Deaderick St., Nashville 782-4040 * tpac.org Remaining showtimes: Sat 2 and 8 p.m., Sun 1 and 6:30 p.m. Tickets: $32.50 – $68 The first time I saw the legendary musical CATS was back in the mid ’90s, and I was blown away. Hardcore theater patrons have… Read more »

Studio Tenn Sews Up First Season with Aplomb!, Feb. 17 – 27

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  Studio Tenn presents: The Glass Menagerie (Ages 12 and older) Belmont University’s Troutt Black Box Theater 2100 Belmont Blvd., Nashville studiotenn.com Thu- Sat 7 p.m., Sun 2 p.m. $35 Studio Tenn magnificently wraps up its first full season with a true classic, Tennessee Williams’ The Glass Menagerie. If you are yearning for a truly… Read more »