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Tennessee Performing Arts Center

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Neighbourhood: Downtown Nashville
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Address: 505 Deaderick St, Nashville, TN 37243-1402
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+1 615-742-4040
08:00 - 21:00
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Sun 08:00 - 20:00
Mon - Sat 08:00 - 21:00

Features concerts by touring national bands, local classical music series...

Features concerts by touring national bands, local classical music series and Broadway plays.

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A Truly Wonderful Venue

For over 25 years my husband and I have attended local and Broadway plays at TPAC and have never been dissapointed. We've taken our grandchildren there for Christmas productions... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
Sue C
Nashville, Tennessee
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Nashville, Tennessee
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25 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

For over 25 years my husband and I have attended local and Broadway plays at TPAC and have never been dissapointed. We've taken our grandchildren there for Christmas productions. It's a place that has a "feel good" atmosphere. The staff and volunteers are friendly and helpful. If you have an opportunity to attend a production while in Nashville, by all... More 

Thank Sue C
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35 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My first time here and we watched a Chinese cultural dance/music show. I loved the show and I know this review is not for that. The TPAC needs some renovations. The staff and everything was very nice and friendly but the auditorium is kind of trashy. We sat first row by the Orchestra. There is a very ugly, not well... More 

Thank Jeremy B
Anderson, South Carolina
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63 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent show. Large venue. Very friendly staff. Sound and seats were comfortable. Great location for a professional show.

Thank AndersonTeacher
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The staff is very pleasant. We did have a hard time locating the rest rooms as their were no signs. Prices are very reasonable. Great venue.

Thank Susie H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Go See This Show! Wow! Amazing! High energy, entertaining and the sets... Breathtaking!! The dancers are always so beautiful and talented!!! We recognized several from Cinderella in Sept. Our family attended The Nashville Nutcracker with my sister and her family; our mother and aunt. My husband had never been to a ballet or a show at TPAC for that matter.... More 

Thank Michael K
Sevierville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

Went to see the 20th anniversary Rent and loved the place. Good sound. Great seats, comfortable. And amazing building. The staff was friendly and willing to help out in any way they could.

Thank Theryan66
Richmond, Kentucky
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19 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

My husband and I saw Something Wicked at the James K Polk Theater, one of several in this facility. We had great seats, and they were comfortable, which isn't always the case at theaters. The sound was good as well. The only bathrooms we found were a bit far from the actual theater, but they were clean and had plenty... More 

Thank KentuckyRaven
Palo Alto, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

We saw the final performance of The Last Five Years on Saturday night in the Andrew Johnson Theater, which is one of several theaters in the complex. It is a smaller space in the basement that allows for flexible seating to accommodate different types of productions. My daughter really wanted to see the musical version after seeing the film. I... More 

Thank Colleen D
Florence, Alabama
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

Matinee performance of Evita. Very good production (combination of Broadway performers & local professionals) -- first of this attempt for TPAC. The entire experience was very good. We have been attending from out of town for approx 10-12 years. Good things: online tickets, valet parking ($20), convenient location, several in-house bars, refreshments, usually good seats.

Thank BusterYukon
Helena, Montana
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Went to Evita recently with friends. What a wonderful production!!! The Art Center has wonderful seating, even reasonable pricing for seats on the orchestra floor. Acoustics were great. Sets were very well done, great lighting and design. I have only been in the Andrew Jackson Hall, but was very impressed. Very open and comfortable. Looking forward to many productions with... More 

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