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Tennessee Performing Arts Center

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Neighborhood: Downtown Nashville
Theaters, Theater & Concerts
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Address: 505 Deaderick Street, Nashville, TN 37243
Phone Number: 6157424040
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Description: 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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Terrific range of performances, good seating and accomodations.

We had attended an "Inside Out of the Lunchbox" preview of The Whipping Man, a popular new drama about three men at the end of the Civil War. Having the opportunity to get... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 12, 2015
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Cheatham County, TN
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Cheatham County, TN
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136 reviews 136 reviews
23 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

We had attended an "Inside Out of the Lunchbox" preview of The Whipping Man, a popular new drama about three men at the end of the Civil War. Having the opportunity to get tickets, we went to a mid-week performance. It was under-attended, sadly. We found very convenient free parking in front of the building, had a drink at the... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

This theater was easy to get to. There is a parking garage attached and you can (and should on weekends nights) pre-pay for parking to reserve your spot. We found parking on the street for free but it took several trips around many blocks and we had to walk 3-4 blocks. There is a bar in the lobby, but the... More 

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Hendersonville, Tennessee
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54 reviews 54 reviews
8 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

Just saw Kinky Boots with wife. The show was excellent. Entertaining and fun. The seats in orchestra are comfortable, but clumsy for other theater attendees to navigate past you to their seats. Not sure there's a better solution, but it would be nice if someone would try. Also, why is there no restrooms on the main floor? You have to... More 

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Murphysboro, Illinois
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41 reviews 41 reviews
12 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

This was a nice venue to host a dance competition. Parking was atrocious, however. When there is a high-turnout event like this, parking should be reserved, or it should be hosted in a venue with parking.

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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38 reviews 38 reviews
5 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Visited Nashville a couple weeks ago for the Blue Man Group show. Had an absolute wonderful time. We love this theater. There isn't a bad seat in the house. We were also allowed to take our beers to our seats which was a bonus! Thanks TPAC!

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Nashville, Tennessee
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

We went to the TPAC to see Blue Man Group. Definitely will go see Blue Man Group again in the future!! They are fantastic. I was also impressed by TPAC. It's a beautiful venue, and I don't think there are any bad seats! Easy to see and hear from anywhere. All the staff we encountered were courteous and helpful. One... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
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206 reviews 206 reviews
40 attraction reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

We visited recently to attend the nutcracker ballet. We were pleasantly surprised to see how large and modern the theater itself is with great amenities before the show. The seating on the main level appears to be somewhat unusual in that there are no center rows so as we prefer an aisle seat we were very very far off to... More 

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TEQUESTA
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32 reviews 32 reviews
12 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

Wonderful production and a lovely facility. Only complaint was how long it took to retrieve our car from valet parking after the show. I had someone on a cane and we were standing outside (in the cold) much longer than what I would have expected.

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Mount Juliet, Tennessee
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34 reviews 34 reviews
3 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

Enjoyed our first visit to the Nashville Performing Arts Center and Jackson Hall to see Nashville's Nutcracker. The orchestra was incredible, the ballet and costumes very good and loved the theatre itself. Nice venue! Plenty of snack and cocktail options before the performance and they let you take your drinks and food into the theatre as well. Get there early... More 

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Wilmington, NC
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56 reviews 56 reviews
4 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 via mobile

Our first visit to TPAC was to see "The Christmas Story" in the small Jackson theater. It is almost "theater in the round" with the audience seated on three sides of the stage. The play was extremely well done, the cast never missed a cue, and the performance seemed flawless.

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