Fall Theatre

Sharing the fun!

Plan a date night or a family outing to a fall theatre production this season. Nashville is home to lots of talented people. And that means our local community theatre groups are continually presenting high quality productions.

Live theater can be a great way to spice up your family fun calendar. Here’s a list of shows scheduled this fall. Make plans now and buy your tickets in advance.

Not all these shows are kid friendly so make sure you read the play description and call the theatre if you need some guidance.

The Tempest & Pericles – Summer Shakespeare (Map) August 15 – September 22, 2019

Summer Shakespeare will always be free, but we encourage a $10 donation per person to help us with the cost of production. Pack a picnic or buy from the on-site restaurants or food trucks. Bring your own blanket or chairs, sit on the bleachers (space is limited), reserve a prime NOBLE SEAT for $30, or “go royal” and buy a full Royal Package for $75 (info below). And this year, adult beverages will be available for purchase from Pastaria!

Summer Shakespeare Schedule

5:45pm: Food & drink vendors open
6:00pm: Talking Shakespeare with nightly special guest speakers begins
6:00pm: Pre-show entertainment begins
7:00pm: Performance begins

For more information on what to expect at oneC1TY, check our FAQ’s!  click here

August 15 – September 22, 2019

Thursdays – Sundays & Labor Day Monday

Little Shop of Horrors – Hendersonville Performing Arts Company (Map) September 12 – 29, 2019

A deviously delicious Broadway and Hollywood sci-fi smash musical, Little Shop Of Horrors has devoured the hearts of theatre goers for over 30 years. Howard Ashman and Alan Menken (Disney’s The Little Mermaid, Beauty And The Beast, and Aladdin) are the creative geniuses behind what has become one of the most popular shows in the world.

The meek floral assistant Seymour Krelborn stumbles across a new breed of plant he names “Audrey II” – after his coworker crush. This foul-mouthed, R&B-singing carnivore promises unending fame and fortune to the down and out Krelborn as long as he keeps feeding it, BLOOD. Over time, though, Seymour discovers Audrey II’s out of this world origins and intent towards global domination!

Performances Thursdays, Fridays & Saturdays at 7:30PM   Saturdays and Sundays at 2PM

Adults – $18
Seniors and Students – $15
Tickets may be purchased online at this link

Sleeping Beauty  – Encore Theatre Company (Map)  September 13 – 22, 2019

This version of Sleeping Beauty has been adapted by Erica Jo Lloyd and is directed by James Bealor.

Sleeping Beauty is a story about a girl who was stabbed with the spindle and befell the old curse from the evil fairy. She fell asleep for one hundred years, and it could be saved only by the brave prince. Although the story of the evil witch sounds cruel, fairy tales will always be popular in the daily lives of our children. They awaken the imagination, are thought-provoking and kids learn about good and evil intentions of people.

A classic fairy tale for all ages, all tickets to Sleeping Beauty will be $10 at the door. To guarantee your seat, make reservations by calling 615-598-8950. Leave your name, phone number, date you will be attending, and the number of people in your party. You will not receive a callback unless you specifically request same.

Shows on Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30PM  Sunday shows are at 2:30PM

Tickets may be purchased online at this link

Seven Brides for Seven BrothersSpringhouse Theatre Company  (Map)  September 20 – October 6, 2019

Based on the classic 1954 film, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers is an authentic piece of Americana, a time-tested romantic comedy with a special, contemporary relevance. The foot-stomping stage version features all those wonderful songs you loved from the film, including “Sobbin’ Women,” “Goin’ Courtin’,” “Wonderful, Wonderful Day,” and of course the iconic “Bless Your Beautiful Hide,” in addition to new songs, such as “Love Never Goes Away” and “Where Were You,” which were written for the stage version.

The men in question are Adam and his six unruly brothers, who think they know where a woman’s place is and how to keep her there. It takes Milly—Adam’s wife—and six other savvy women to show them who’s boss.

Seven Brides for Seven Brothers runs September 20-21, 27-28, & October 4-6.

Showtimes Friday & Saturday at 7:30PM

One Sunday Matinee at 3:30PM (October 6)

Tickets are $15 for Adults   $10 Students  & Children

Tickets may be purchased online at this link.

Shakespeare in Love –  The Center for the Arts Murfreesboro (Map) September 20-29, 2019

Young Will Shakespeare has writer’s block… the deadline for his new play is fast approaching but he’s in desperate need of inspiration. That is, until he finds his muse – Viola. This beautiful young woman is Will’s greatest admirer and will stop at nothing (including breaking the law) to appear in his next play. Against a bustling background of mistaken identity, ruthless scheming and backstage theatrics, Will’s love for Viola quickly blossoms and inspires him to write his greatest masterpiece. (Samuel French) – Shakespeare in Love – Rated PG-13 for Sexual Themes and Violence

Tickets can be purchased at this link.

Moonlight and MagnoliasPull Tight Theatre (Map)  October 4 – 19, 2019

Set in the golden age of Hollywood, Moonlight and Magnolias is a riotous, behind-the-scenes peek at the making of what many consider the
greatest movie ever made…that almost wasn’t! Can a producer with a lot to prove, his serene secretary, a hot director with an even hotter temper
and a screenwriter set for success (once he gets around to reading the book) create movie magic, or will their chance be “gone with the wind?”
Frankly, my dear, you won’t want to miss this one.

Tickets are $18 and can be purchased at this link.

Every Little Crook and Nanny  – Encore Theatre Company (Map) October 11 – 20, 2019

Lillie Scones is a sweet retired nanny who runs a boarding house with one resident and “a cat the size of the Louisiana Purchase”. Her two friends, Jocelyn and Carmella, help to pass the time by listening to music and gossiping. Then Stuart, an old charge of hers, rents a room. Lillie is tickled to have him around again, not knowing he is planning on robbing the bank on the corner. Stuart’s mind may not be totally on the bank job, however, when he meets Betty. However, when Stuart finds out that Betty is about to graduate from an academy on the very night they plan to rob the bank, the perfect alibi presents itself – why not go to the graduation, be seen there, sneak out and rob the bank. Perfect, thinks Little Pat, Stuart’s wise-cracking sidekick. Unfortunately for the two would-be crooks the graduation is at a police academy. Throw in a chief of police, a suspicious fiancé and a half-pint brat with an “Al Capone do-it-yourself tool kit” and nobody knows what will happen next. In the spirit of Frank Capra, this tale of a bank heist and three retired nannies has all the classic comedy twists and surprises fit for any audiences.

Shows on Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30PM  Sunday shows are at 2:30PM

Tickets may be purchased online at this link

Return to Sender – Nashville Children’s Theatre (Map) October 10 – 27, 2019

New Production!
Eleven-year-old Tyler Paquette is the son of generations of farmers. Eleven-year-old Mari Cruz is the Mexican born daughter of undocumented migrant workers. When Mari’s family is hired to help save Tyler’s family’s farm from foreclosure, both young people are forced to confront the complexities of immigration and citizenship. Marisela Treviño Orta’s adaptation of Julia Alvarez’s award-winning novel is a powerful reminder how young people can reach hands across cultural differences and find understanding.

Cost : Adults $23  Youth   $17

Tickets may be purchased online at this link.

Rachel Kline

Rachel is a Middle Tennessee native, born and raised in the Nashville area and having lived in Hendersonville, Murfreesboro, and Mount Juliet. She is mom to 3, step mom to 4 and Grandma to one (so far!)

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