Bringing Beauty and the Beast to Life

Classics persist because they are paragons of a particular style. When it comes to stories about the transformative power of love, few tales are as classic as Beauty and the Beast, having persisted now since at least the mid-18th century. Each retelling provides its own take, and the interpretation running throughout most of December on stage at the Jamison Theater in the Factory…

Behind-The-Scenes Cast Brings StudioTenn to Forefront

The next time you stand and cheer following a StudioTenn-produced show, be sure to save some applause for those off stage. While the talented actors may vary with each production, it’s the talent behind the scenes and in the front office that has elevated this small, Franklin-based company into a regional powerhouse.

The Talk of the Towne

When it comes to paying it forward in the Brentwood arts community, no one does it better than the Towne Centre Players. The Towne Centre Players perform in Brentwood’s historic Towne Centre Theatre. Built in 1885, the building originally was the one-room home of Williamson County Schools, and became the Mount Lebanon Missionary Baptist Church in 1905 and later, Brooks…

Packing the Park for Pilgrimage

The Second Annual Pilgrimage Music & Cultural Festival capped its two-day run on Sunday, September 25 at The Park at Harlinsdale Farm in Franklin. More than 30,000 attendees turned out for 60 artists appearing over five stages, more food trucks than you could count and many local vendors who showcased their crafts throughout the weekend.