Located in the Fifty Forward Center in Donelson is a gem – the Larry Keeton Theatre. It is unassuming from the street, but it is the third highest attended theatre in town. Treat yourself and your family to a performance and dinner. Did I mention it is a dinner theatre? For a reasonable price you can enjoy a full meal including drinks and a dessert (you can even bring your own wine) as well as a fabulous live performance.
We saw a production of 9 to 5 and the actors definitely stood up to their movie counter parts (Dolly Parton, Jane Fonda, Lily Tomlin). We laughed and loved the music. It was a very professional performance. (Unlike my pictures – flash is not allowed but the photos below should give you an idea of what to expect).
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The theatre produces 9 to 10 shows per season. Tickets can be purchased per show or you can buy a season pass. Most shows are family friendly. And the ones that are not would make a great date night. Look for upcoming shows here or check the Theatre out on Facebook.
If a performance inspires your child to join in the fun the Larry Keeton Theatre has summer camps. The kids that participate can then perform in a full production. Some productions offer parts for children through the season as well.
Spend an evening out enjoying local Nashville talent and come back and tell us what you thought.
Family Fun Facts
Hours: Shows are typically Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights at 7 PM with a Sunday afternoon matinee
Cost: Adults $28 – Show with dinner $15 – Show only
Children (12 & under) $19 – Show with dinner $14 – Show only
Tickets available at this link.
Lauren is a transplant from Texas and has become a local tourist exploring the area with her two children. She loves to discover new places in Nashville to share with others.