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Centre Stage Awards Celebrate Outstanding Volunteers of the 2020-2021 Season

Volunteers contributing to eight shows that made it to the stage in an unconventional 2020-2021 season won honors at the Chattanooga Theatre Centre’s Centre Stage Awards celebration on Sunday, October 10. Much of the season featured plays with small casts to allow for social distancing on stage. Most of the plays had two casts performing […]

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Discover Whodunit & Why in Agatha Christie’s “The Hollow” October 22-November 7

  No one does it like Agatha Christie, the unquestionable queen of the murder mystery, and the Chattanooga Theatre Centre’s upcoming production of THE HOLLOW will place audiences smack in the middle of one of her most cleverly crafted thrillers. The show opens Friday, October 22, and runs through Sunday, November 7. Christie is the […]

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CTC Appoints Shadrina Booker & Darleene Cole to Board of Directors

The Chattanooga Theatre Centre has appointed two new members to its board of directors, both of whom bring valuable professional and personal skills to the non-profit organization’s governing board. Newly elected are Shadrina Booker, Chief Development and Marketing Officer of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Chattanooga (BBBS), and Darleene Cole, Volunteer Manager of the […]

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Put Your Imagination to Work in Fall Classes

Ready to have some fun? And learn at the same time? Check out our lineup of fall classes and explore the worlds of theatre and dance with us! From acting fundamentals to tap dancing, there’s something for everyone from ages 5 to adult. There’s monologue coaching for the college-bound or aspiring professional, too. Each one-week […]

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Love Is in the Air & Laughs Are in the Forecast as CTC Presents “Barefoot in the Park” Sept. 24-Oct. 10

There’s nothing quite like the exhilaration of young love, new marriage, and your very own apartment five flights up in 1960’s New York City. After a breezy honeymoon, a pair of passionate young newlyweds settles down to some rocky happily-ever-aftering in the Chattanooga Theatre Centre’s upcoming production of Neil Simon’s romantic comedy BAREFOOT IN THE […]

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With 3 Shows on the Horizon, Patience Is a Virtue for CTC Actors and Audiences

Actors at the Chattanooga Theatre Centre are seeing that patience pays off. Two shows that were sidelined by the pandemic—one just hours from opening and another two weeks away—are finally reaching the stage, with most of the original casts intact. Weeks of hard work had gone into preparing for the productions of Agatha Christie’s THE […]

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Hear America Singing as CTC Stages “Working” August 20-September 5

  Among the lessons we’ve learned in the past year is how much we depend on essential workers. The schoolteacher. The waitress. The elder care worker. The trucker. That newfound appreciation for those whose jobs are often taken for granted makes the Chattanooga Theatre Centre’s next production especially timely. The CTC will present WORKING: A […]

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TheatreQuest Original Play Festival Features 4 Works by Teens

  TheatreQuest, the Chattanooga Theatre Centre’s teen interest group, will stage an Original Play Festival on Friday and Saturday, August 6-7. Four imaginative plays by TheatreQuest members Lee Larson (COFFEE FOR MILES), Thatcher Schulmeister (TED’S TRIAL), Sydney Terfloth (MARY HAD A LITTLE LAMB), and Emma Tuttle (A HOLE & ITS SHADOW) will be featured. Each […]

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Shellyta Chatman Leaps into Teaching Improv at CTC’s Summer Academy

“Leap and the net shall appear” is the motto that guides local artist and improvisor Shellyta Chatman, which makes her the perfect person to teach improv classes for the Chattanooga Theatre Centre’s Summer Academy. She has lived by this motto since she first heard it uttered by her teacher and mentor, Hope Alexander, during a […]

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CTC Stages Explosive “The Miss Firecracker Contest” July 9-25

Beth Henley’s THE MISS FIRECRACKER CONTEST, coming to the Chattanooga Theatre Centre stage July 9 and running through July 25, may appear on its surface to be a comic explosion of red, glitter, and blue, but audiences will also enjoy this rich story of beauty, empowerment, and homegrown Southern values. From the playwright who brought […]

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