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Clarence Brown Theatre

1714 Andy Holt Avenue, Knoxville, TN 37916
(865) 974-5161
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Ranked #5 of 41 attractions in Knoxville
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Type: Theaters
Most recent review
- Apr 11, 2014
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Sweetwater, Tennessee
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

An amazing story of war from an angle most of us had no idea existed! I can't think of anything they crew didn't do that wasn't amazing. The actors were top-notch and did a wonderful job with the accents. The set design was above average as was the direction. I'm new to TN and this was the first play I'd... More

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Shakespeare, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

The lab theater is small and cozy. It is really a nice venue for a theater buff to see a play and Wrens was a great experience. The actors did a great job (although some struggled with the accents and some of the pauses we a little pregnant). My biggest complaint was the temperature....the theater was very warm - probably... More

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Woodhaven, New York
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

I saw A Trip to Bountiful on Broadway in New York. When I heard Carol Mayo Jenkins was starring in the play at the Clarence Brown Theatre, I knew I had to venture to Knoxville, TN (from NY). As a fan of both the play and Carol, I was curious to see how the production would be interpreted. WOW! Between... More

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

Whipping Man stuck a resonance deep in my soul. The play's staging captured the intimacy of the Carousel Theater to create a perfect setting for this intellectually gripping drama. The acting was superb. I'm sorry if you missed this one... it was stellar!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014

Clarence Brown Theater is one of the jewels of Knoxville. It is a comfortable theater with great acoustics on the campus of the University of Tennessee. The UT theater department has long been a strong one and with the addition of professionals, the productions are excellent for the most part. Highly recommended.

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clarencebrown, Public Relations Manager at Clarence Brown Theatre, responded to this review

We are thrilled you had a great experience at the Clarence Brown. Thank you so much for posting! More

Knoxville, Tennessee
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5 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2013

As Usual The Clarence Brown Theater at UT did a first class job. The play while not my favorite version of this classic is much improved over what they did last year and back to the high standards that my wife and I have come to expect of the CBT. A great Christmas tradition is upheld! Bravo!!

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clarencebrown, Public Relations Manager at Clarence Brown Theatre, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review. We are pleased you liked the changes we made to the show. More

Knoxville, Tennessee
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2013

Every performance is top notch. Even if you don't care for the subject matter of the play, everything else (performers, set, lighting, sound, costumes, etc) will be excellent.

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clarencebrown, Public Relations Manager at Clarence Brown Theatre, responded to this review

Thanks so much for the great review! We love that you value our professionalism and production quality and that you are game to come to our theatre to see everything! More

Knoxville, Tennessee
Top Contributor
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22 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

My husband and I are season ticket holders at the Clarence Brown Theatre and enjoy most of the shows. We recently saw "Noises Off," which had me laughing so hard I was crying--more than once. BRAVO, CBT!

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clarencebrown, Public Relations Manager at Clarence Brown Theatre, responded to this review

Thanks for the great comments and for being a part of our subscriber family! More

Knoxville, Tennessee
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2013

If you don't have tickets already, get them immediately--the show closes Sept. 22 and you don't want to miss it! Hilarious fun!

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So glad you enjoyed the production! More

Knoxville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

All of the plays that I have been to have been fantastic. I love to go to the Clarence Brown Theatre. Terry Weber, one of the drama instructors at UT always makes his character come alive.

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clarencebrown, Public Relations Manager at Clarence Brown Theatre, responded to this review

Thank you for your great post about the Clarence Brown Theatre. We think Terry Weber is great, too. Be sure to come and see him in CTRL+ALT+DELETE running in the Lab Theatre October 24-November 11. www.clarencebrowntheatre.com More

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