THE TENNESSEAN - Thursday, July 27, 2017
Music City may want to become Music and Arts City, according to a study of Nashville's nonprofit arts industry.
On Thursday, the Nashville Arts Commission unveiled results of a national study that found the nonprofit arts and culture industry generates $429.3 million a year in economic activity and $51.1 million in local and state government revenue — in addition to 14,277 full-time jobs.
BROADWAYWORLD NASHVILLE - Friday, April 14, 2017
Nashville Children's Theatre (NCT) yesterday revealed its 2017-18 Season - its 86th season and its first under new executive artistic director Ernie Nolan - featuring three regional premieres and the return of a holiday season favorite by the late Scot Copeland, NCT's longtime producing artistic director, who led the company's rise to national prominence during his tenure.
THE TENNESSEAN - Saturday, April 8, 2017
Sometimes, it’s the simple stories that are most magical.
Take the beloved bedtime book “Goodnight Moon,” for example. Written by Margaret Wise Brown and illustrated by Clement Hurd, this children’s classic — which finds a quiet Old Lady struggling to get Bunny to sleep — has sold more than 60 million copies since it was first published in 1947. In 2006, writer/composer/lyricist Chad Henry adapted the piece for the stage, building on the charming story with a delightful score.
BROADWAYWORLD NASHVILLE - Thursday, March 16, 2017
Since taking over the reins as executive artistic director at Nashville's Children's Theatre, Ernie Nolanhas been, to put it succinctly, rather busy. Taking on his dream job at NCT has meant a lot of meetings, countless introductions and the day-to-day responsibilities of overseeing the artistic growth of the nation's oldest theater for young audiences, which includes putting together his first season - the 2017-18 shows - that will give loyal NCT supporters a chance to get to know him even better.
THE TENNESSEAN - Thursday, March 16, 2017
It’s no secret that the arts offer more than just entertainment. But for those with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), it’s not always easy to enjoy local performances and programs.
But thanks to training and resources available through Vanderbilt Kennedy Center Treatment and Research Institute for Autism Spectrum Disorders (TRIAD), a growing number of community arts organizations are working to make their programs accessible to everyone with “sensory-friendly” performances.
THE TENNESSEAN - Tuesday,February 28, 2017
In his program notes for Nashville Children’s Theatre’s highly polished production of “And in This Corner: Cassius Clay,” director Jon Royal reminds us that “every superhero has an origin story.” And that assessment certainly rings true for those of us that grew up watching the legendary boxer who would later be known as Muhammad Ali.
THE TENNESSEAN - Saturday, January 28, 2017
As an award-winning director and playwright, Ernie Nolan has traveled the world. But Nashville Children’s Theatre’s new executive artistic director says he is looking forward to putting down roots in Music City.
THE TENNESSEAN - March 21, 2017
Trump's arts funding cuts could hurt Tennessee programs
THE TENNESSEAN - January 12, 2017
NCT's 'Treasure Island' an artful adventure
BROADWAYWORLD NASHVILLE - December 28, 2016
LONG JOHN SILVER Commandeers Nashville Children's Theatre Stage in 2017
NASHVILLE SCENE - December 8, 2016
Ernie Nolan Named Nashville Children’s Theatre Executive Artistic Director
AMERICAN THEATRE - November 23, 2016
16 Holiday Shows for Children and Families
AMERICAN THEATRE - September 27, 2016
Children Will Listen: TYA Shows Get Political
THE TENNESSEAN - September 23, 2016
TOAST 2016 Winners: Entertainment
THE TENNESSEAN - September 19, 2016
NCT’s 'Afflicted' takes dark foray into American history
THE TENNESSEAN - September 11, 2016
Before the witch trials: NCT opens 85th season with 'Afflicted'
BROADWAYWORLD NASHVILLE - April 14, 2016
Nashville Children's Theatre Announces 2016-17 Season
THE TENNESSEAN - March 27, 2016
Scot Copeland: the man who was larger than life
BROADWAYWORLD NASHVILLE - March 17, 2016
Brewer, Tarleton Named Interim Leaders at NCT
BROADWAYWORLD NASHVILLE - February 25, 2016
Nashville Children's Theatre's SCOT COPELAND Passes
THE TENNESSEAN - January 17, 2016
NCT enchants with 'Cinderella'
THE TENNESSEAN - November 1, 2015
NCT spins magical tale with 'Charlotte’s Web'
THE TENNESSEAN - October 25, 2015
NCT revisits children's classic 'Charlotte’s Web'
THE TENNESSEAN - September 25, 2015
Toast of Music City Award winners
THE TENNESSEAN - September 9, 2015
'Einstein Is a Dummy' explores imagination and beyond
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