In this episode, we’re joined by musicians, vocalists and a representative from the Tennessee Performing Arts Center to talk about some of our city’s beloved traditions — from Christmas carols to the ballet.
This weekend, Studio Tenn and TPAC will present the Elton John and Tim Rice musical AIDA at the James K. Polk Theater for a two-night run. It brings together local actors and Broadway stars to perform the Tony and Grammy Award winning pop opera.
The old adage “the show must go on” is particularly true this week for The Nutty Professor. Its composer, Marvin Hamlisch, died suddenly Tuesday. That means one less voice on the creative team that’s putting final touches on the musical in Nashville before trying to take it to Broadway.
Actor and Comedian Jerry Lewis will be in Nashville for the next month so, but don’t expect to run into him in Five Points or Centennial Park. He’s spending his days and nights, deep in the bowels of the Tennessee Performing Arts Center.
Actor Jerry Lewis held court today in the lobby of the Tennessee Performing Arts Center, fielding questions about the musical version of his 1963 film, The Nutty Professor.He’s trying to use Nashville performances of the show to get it to Broadway