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Review: Love Never Dies is a beautifully dark continuation of the original

June 20, 2018 - Arts, Entertainment, Middle Tennessee, Nashville, Review, Tennessee, TPAC

Nashville is lucky to have Bronson Norris Murphy appear as The Phantom in the current touring production of “Love Never Dies”. The Bowling Green KY native made his mark on Broadway in the long-running production of “Phantom of the Opera” after first seeing it on…

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Charity Angel Dawson, Desi Oakley and Lenne Klingaman in the National Tour of WAITRESS

review: Waitress will make you laugh so hard you cry

June 7, 2018 - Arts, Entertainment, Middle Tennessee, Nashville, Review, Tennessee, Trans Focus

by Katelynn McWhorter With music and lyrics by Sara Bareilles, the opening song to Waitress has you already begging for more. With an enticing story line, the actors portray their characters perfectly. They successfully moved the storyline forward by infusing their own personalities and perfecting…

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Rob Bell brings his progressive views of Christianity to TPAC

June 6, 2018 - Arts, Entertainment, Events, LGBT Community, Nashville, Tennessee, TPAC

by Leah Wright Rob Bell was one of Time Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People in the World in 2011. He is probably best known for founding a megachurch, the Mars Hill Bible Church. In 2013, his name became more widespread when he publicly voiced his…

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Tanya Tucker appearing at Love & Acceptance

May 30, 2018 - Arts, Entertainment, Events, LGBT Community, Middle Tennessee, Music, Nashville, Tennessee

by Leah Wright   Country royalty Tanya Tucker has joined the lineup for the GLAAD + Ty Herndon Concert for Love and Acceptance, to take place at Wildhorse Saloon on June 7, the first day of the 2018 CMA Fest. Also appearing will be Billy…

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Knoxville Gay Men’s Chorus in Nashville on “Broadway Tour”

May 29, 2018 - Arts, Entertainment, Events, LGBT Community, Middle Tennessee, Music, Nashville, Press Release, Tennessee

press release from Knoxville Gay Men’s Chorus NASHVILLE/KNOXILLE – The Knoxville Gay Men’s Chorus (KGMC) will present a concert titled “Broadway on Tour” on Friday, June 1, 7:30 p.m. at Belmont United Methodist Church, 2007 Acklen Ave, Nashville. The concert is part of the KGMC’s…

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Violins of Hope Make Their Final Nashville Appearance

May 27, 2018 - Arts, Entertainment, Events, Middle Tennessee, Nashville, Nashville Symphony, Press Release, Tennessee

press release from Nashville Symphony   Tickets are still available for May 31-June 2 concerts at Schermerhorn Symphony Center Nashville, Tenn. (May 23, 2018) — The Nashville Symphony will close its 2017/18 Aegis Sciences Classical Series with Giuseppe Verdi’s masterful Requiem on May 31-June 2 at Schermerhorn Symphony Center. These performances will…

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TPAC Tony Awards Viewing Party

May 14, 2018 - Articles, Arts, Entertainment, Leah Wright, Middle Tennessee, Nashville, TPAC

by Leah Wright | photo by TPAC Broadway fans can enjoy an evening of fun at TPAC’s War Memorial Auditorium on June 10, as TPAC and Liberty Party Rentals host the 72nd Annual Tony Awards Viewing Party.  This year’s event has been moved to the…

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Far Out Nashville Announces Second Annual Psychedelic Music & Arts Festival in Music City

April 19, 2018 - Arts, Entertainment, Events, Film, Middle Tennessee, Music, News, Tennessee, Uncategorized

Highly anticipated second installment returns to Nashville May 10-12 at Third Man Records, Mercy Lounge and The High Watt Named “Best New Festival” by the Nashville Scene NASHVILLE, TN (April 10, 2018) – ​The Far Out Nashville psychedelic music and arts festival returns to Music…

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Joan Marcus/Ginna Claire Mason and Mary Kate Morrissey in WICKED

REVIEW: Middle Tennessee Local Helps Bring “Wicked” to Life

March 30, 2018 - Arts, Entertainment, Leah Wright, Middle Tennessee, Nashville, Review, Tennessee, TPAC

By Leah Wright Ι Photos Courtesy of Joan Marcus Brentwood’s own Ginna Claire Mason made a triumphant return to Middle Tennessee, this time appearing as Glinda in Wicked at Tennessee Performing Arts Center. Her performance is reminiscent of Kristin Chenowith, who made the role famous on Broadway,…

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TPAC Cabaret

Review: TPAC’s Cabaret is wonderful production with stunning cast

March 1, 2018 - Arts, Entertainment, Leah Wright, Middle Tennessee, Review, TPAC

By Leah Wright Willkommen to Cabaret! Based on the revival from Roundabout Theatre Company and directed by BT McNicholl, Cabaret begins with a glittery, shiny backdrop covering the upper portion of the stage before it devolves into a dark and often shocking analysis of Germany…

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