Theater & Arts Reviews

Events: Arts & Entertainment

Cirque Dreams Holidaze

@ Grand Old Opry House, Nashville

Jim James: Solo Acoustic

@ Schermerhorn Symphony Center, Nashville

Christmas with the Nelsons

@ City Winery, Nashville

Mary Poppins

@ Capitol Theatre, Lebanon

Breakfast at Tiffany’s

@ Lakewood Theatre Company, Nashville

Nashville’s Nutcracker

@ TPAC's Jackson Hall, Nashville

The Not So Silent Night Tour

@ Wildhorse Saloon, Nashville

FREE Christmas at the Cathedral

@ Cathedral of the Incarnation, Nashville

Christmas on the Towne

@ Towne Centre Theatre, Brentwood

FREE Williamson County Community Chorus Winter Concert

@ Williamson County Enrichment Center, Franklin

David Archuleta Christmas Show

@ Franklin Theatre, Franklin

FREE The Providence Pipes Holiday Concert

@ Frist Art Museum, Nashville

Ballet’s Winter Series Heats up the Stage, Feb. 11 – 13

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Nashville Ballet presents: Director’s Choice: Winter Repertoire Program (Ages 14 and older) TPAC’s Polk Theater 505 Deaderick St., Nashville 782-4040 or nashvilleballet.com Remaining Show Times: Sat 7:30 p.m., Sun 2 p.m. Tickets: $23 – $82 Nashville Ballet’s 25th anniversary season continues to shine with Director’s Choice: Winter Repertoire Program. Comprising a mix of three distinctly… Read more »

Go Greek with NCT’s Golden Fleece, Jan. 18 – Feb. 6

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Nashville Children’s Theatre presents: Jason and the Golden Fleece (Ages 9 and older) 25 Middleton St., Nashville 252-4675 or nashvillechildrenstheatre.org Show times: Sat 2 p.m. (with an additional 4 p.m. performance on Feb. 5), Sun 2 p.m. (Feb. 6 only) Tickets: $17 adults, $12 children Bring your kids to Nashville Children’s Theatre (NCT) to experience… Read more »

Shrek Shines Bright, Jan. 25 – 30

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TPAC’s Broadway Series presents: Shrek the Musical (All Ages) Jan. 25 – 30, 2011 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: $42.50 – $62.50 If your family has been waiting for… Read more »

A Christmas Carol is This Year’s Great Holiday Treat

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Dec. 10 – 19 Studio Tenn presents: A Christmas Carol (Ages 6 and older) Shamblin Theater at Lipscomb University 3901 Granny White Pike, Nashville studiotenn.com Show times: Fri 7 p.m., Sat 2 and 7 p.m., Sun 2 p.m. Tickets: $35 The great Charles Dickens is certainly smiling in heaven if he caught of glimpse of… Read more »

Studio Tenn’s Dazzling Dolly

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Great things are worth waiting for, and such is the case with Studio Tenn’s new season. It’s been a whole year since Nashville’s newest professional theater company made its debut with its incredible production of Thornton Wilder’s Our Town. I remember my excitement when seeing Our Town last October and have been eagerly waiting since… Read more »

Rep Wraps Up 25th Season with a Big Classic, March 20 – April 10

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Big River (Ages 13 and older) Presented by Tennessee Repertory Theatre 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. (an extended run has been added: Thursday, April 15 at 6:30 p.m., Friday, April 16 at 7:30 p.m., Saturday,… Read more »

Math + Mental Illness = Prolific Proof, Feb. 6 – 20

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Tennessee Repertory Theatre presents: Proof (Ages 14 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: $46.50 If you’re seeking a top-notch night of spellbinding theater, then Tennessee Repertory Theatre’s current production of Proof is a… Read more »

Prairie Life Takes the Stage, Oct. 27 – Nov. 1

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Little House on the Prairie the Musical (All ages) TPAC’s Jackson Hall 505 Deaderick St., Nashville 782-4040 • tpac.org Remaining show times: Wed – Thu 7:30 p.m., Fri 8 p.m., Sat 2 and 8 p.m., Sun 2 p.m. Tickets: $25.50 – $58 Legendary American author Laura Ingalls-Wilder must be smiling from the great beyond to… Read more »