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Address: 1714 Andy Holt Ave, Knoxville, TN 37916-3702
Phone Number: +1 865-974-5161
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Bravo to the CBT cast and crew

My family, including two children, attended CBT's opening night performance of A Christmas Carol. Every aspect, from the set to the actors, was extremely well done. This was our... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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Tennessee
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Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

My family, including two children, attended CBT's opening night performance of A Christmas Carol. Every aspect, from the set to the actors, was extremely well done. This was our first visit to CBT and based on our experience, we'll be back!

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

So glad you enjoyed the performance! Thanks for posting! More 

Loudon, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016

Just saw The Crucible at the Carousel Theatre which is a part of the Clarence Brown complex on the University of Tennessee Knoxville campus. As usual the performance was OUTSTANDING! I have never been disappointed with any of their performances. A few years ago I reluctantly went with a group to see A Christmas Carol which we are all familiar... More 

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

Thanks for the post. So glad you enjoyed The Crucible! And, we hope you come back to see A Christmas Carol this year. It's a brand new version and it will be AWESOME! More 

Knoxville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016

Over the years, I've been to the Clarence Brown theatre several times, and certainly not enough. They do a first-rate job with their shows, and often hold a show over due to popular demand. It would be nice if they could get some updating done, but that does not detract from the performances. We are fortunate to have a theatre... More 

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

Thanks so much for posting! More 

Concord, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016

We live in Charlotte, NC and always look for opportunities to attend a CBT production. Like all CBT products; Violet was well written, directed, and presented.

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So glad you enjoyed the show!! More 

Tennessee
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2016

I found it hard to give this play a rating, because all the voices were so good. After the glowing review in the News Sentinel, I was disappointed in the story and found the staging a bit confusing at times. My biggest question was why wasn't Violet given the scar in make-up, which is the whole topic of the play.... More 

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Thanks for posting! More 

Knoxville, TN
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2016

My wife and I went to see the production "Violet" last night. We had not been to Clarence Brown Theater in many years, but saw a review of the performance that highly recommended it. What a great venue! I doubt if there is a bad seat in the house and parking is convenient and free. The performance was great with... More 

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So glad you enjoyed your time at the Clarence Brown! More 

Knoxville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016

Went to see a preview of "Violet" last night because Charlotte Munson, who was the fabulous lead in "South Pacific" last spring, is cast in the title role again, plus the promise of a wide range of Southern music. Her voice is an absolute treasure! The music and musical talent on stage were an absolute delight!

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 27, 2016

Have attended a couple times over the years, but not that often. Then, along came South Pacific! I'm now a believer . . . first rate casting of some national talent . . . first rate consumes made by the same . . . first rate musical accompaniment . . . first rate management in front office. Gonna try to... More 

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

So glad you enjoyed South Pacific! Thanks for the great post! More 

Knoxville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 18, 2016

Clarence Brown Theatre is a comfortable theatre with sufficient close parking. The presentation of South Pacific was great. I am going to check for other events at this venue.

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So glad you enjoyed the show! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 28, 2016

My friend and I used this weekend as "girls weekend" getaway. We had actually planned our trip around another attraction in Knoxville and then decided to try CBT out too. As it turns out... we would return to Knoxville just for a CBT production! We thoroughly enjoyed "South Pacific"! If you are wondering if you should give it a try?...... More 

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