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AVENUE Q’s Raunchy Puppets Take Over CTC Stage May 3-12

  What is not unusual about the Chattanooga Theatre Centre’s production of the Tony Award-winning musical comedy “Avenue Q” is that it follows a motley group of New York twenty-somethings who face life’s challenges together, struggling to find jobs, dates, and their elusive purpose in life. What is unusual about the irreverent farce, which opens […]

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Youth Theatre’s “The Tale of Peter Rabbit” Hops to the Stage March 29-April 7

Defying his mother’s instructions, venturing into dangerous territory, one of the most endearing – and naughty – heroes of children’s literature hops from the page to the stage as the Chattanooga Theatre Centre’s Youth Theatre presents Beatrix Potter’s “The Tale of Peter Rabbit,” March 29 through April 7, 2019. Under the direction of Youth Theatre […]

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Women’s Wardrobes & Wisdom Distinguish CTC’s “Love, Loss & What I Wore” March 9

Women’s relationships and attire—and at times the interaction of the two—use the female wardrobe as a time capsule of a woman’s life in the Chattanooga Theatre Centre’s upcoming benefit performance of the comedy, “Love, Loss and What I Wore,” on Saturday, March 9, at 8 p.m. An Off-Broadway hit by celebrated writers Nora and Delia […]

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May the Farce Be with You: “One-Man Star Wars” Comes to the Theatre Centre March 2-3

Darth Vader is coming to Chattanooga. Part homage, part spoof of the original trilogy of films, Canadian actor Charles Ross brings his whirlwind solo creation “One-Man Star Wars Trilogy” to the Chattanooga Theatre Centre stage for two performances, Saturday and Sunday, March 2-3. Ross single-handedly plays all the characters with spot-on voice impressions, sings the […]

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Theatre Centre Visits Death Row in “The Exonerated” on Feb. 24

    What impact does it have on a person—their soul, their life—to have freedom and self-respect stripped away and then seemingly returned years later after decades of incarceration? “The Exonerated,” a reader’s theatre production presented by the Chattanooga Theatre Centre on Sunday, February 24, attempts to answer this question through the words of six innocent […]

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Disney’s “Mary Poppins” & Motown’s “Dreamgirls” Highlight 2019-2020 Season

A Disney musical about a stern British nanny who’s “practically perfect in every way” and a powerhouse musical about a 1960’s girl group with a Motown-inspired score are among the highlights as the Chattanooga Theatre Centre announced its 2019-2020 season Monday, Feb. 4, at a gathering of volunteers. From Disney to Dr. Seuss, from August […]

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August Wilson Chronicles the African American Experience in “Fences” Feb. 15-March 10

The works of playwright August Wilson chronicle the African American experience like no other has before or since, but in the Chattanooga Theatre Centre production of “Fences,” opening Feb. 15 and running through March 10, audiences will see that his themes are universal. Hope and disappointment. Love and resentment. Loyalty and betrayal. They are themes […]

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Embark on a Calypso Adventure in the Youth Theatre’s “Once on This Island, Jr.” Feb. 2-10

With its catchy Caribbean-flavored musical score and vibrant costumes splashing the stage with color, the Chattanooga Theatre Centre’s upcoming Youth Theatre production of “Once on This Island, Jr.” may just conger up orange sunsets and ocean breezes when this enchanting Calypso folktale opens Saturday, February 2. Adapted for young audiences from the celebrated Broadway musical, […]

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National August Wilson Society Guest to Give Free Lecture at CTC Feb. 10

In conjunction with our upcoming production of August Wilson’s FENCES, Pedro E. Alvarado, Education Director of the National August Wilson Society, will give a free community lecture titled “August Wilson and His American Century Cycle” on Sunday, February 10, at 4 p.m. at the Chattanooga Theatre Centre. As one of a growing number of theatres committing […]

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Theatre Centre Blends History & Music in “A Civil War Christmas” Dec. 14-30

The Chattanooga Theatre Centre shares the warmth of the season in “A Civil War Christmas: An American Musical Celebration,” a dramatic blend of history and traditional song in which Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Paula Vogel shows that the best of human nature comes out during Christmas. Set in 1864 with the nation at war, the still […]

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