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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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Celebrate the Spirit with the Theatre Centre’s “A Charlie Brown Christmas” Dec. 8-16

From a sad, droopy Christmas tree to a dancing dog atop a piano, there are timeless images in “A Charlie Brown Christmas” that make the Chattanooga Theatre Centre’s upcoming stage adaptation a faithful reflection of the classic animated TV special. The stage show, a production of the CTC’s Youth Theatre, opens December 8 and runs […]

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Ex-Scientologist Brings One-Woman “Squeeze My Cans” to CTC Nov. 16-18

What would you do if the carrot of spiritual freedom was dangled in front of you, waiting to be seized? Writer-performer Cathy Schenkelberg decided to chase it, and what she found was Scientology. Spending most of her young adult life entangled in the controversial church, she emerged to share her story in “Squeeze My Cans,” a […]

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Theatre Centre Journeys Across the Stars in “A Wrinkle in Time” Nov. 3-11

Although Madeline L’Engle’s 1962 science fiction children’s novel “A Wrinkle in Time” is characterized by an interstellar storyline and populated by otherworldly beings, the James Sie stage adaptation that the Chattanooga Theatre Centre’s Youth Theatre will present November 3-11 remains a heartwarming tale with fundamental themes of empowering young people and helping them find their […]

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CTC Presents Free Concert by Air Force Jazz Ensemble on Nov. 9

Just in time for Veterans Day, the Chattanooga Theatre Centre will host “Flying Home: A Celebration of Chattanooga Veterans,” a free concert performance by the U.S. Air Force Band of Mid-America’s Shades of Blue Jazz Ensemble on Friday, November 9, at 7 p.m. The Shades of Blue Jazz Ensemble is a group of 13 professional […]

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Falling In & Out of Love in ”The Last Five Years” Oct. 19-28

When the Chattanooga Theatre Centre brings the intimate musical “The Last Five Years” to the stage on Friday, Oct. 19, audiences will see the five-year life of a relationship from beginning to end, or from end to beginning, depending on how you look at it. Written by Tony Award-winning lyricist Jason Robert Brown, the show […]

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CTC Opens Season with Disney’s High-Flying “Newsies” Sept. 21-Oct. 14

Extra! Extra! Read all about it! The headline of the day at the Chattanooga Theatre Centre is the season-opening production of the exuberant Disney musical “Newsies,” which launches the theatre’s 2018-2019 season on Friday, Sept. 21, and continues its run through Sunday, Oct. 14. Based on the true 1899 story of a scrappy group of […]

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World War I: The (not so) Great War

  Visit Us and Cover Curriculum Standards. Student Matinees only: October 16 & 17, 2018 Performances at 9:45 am and 11:30 am.   The Great War was the opening shot of the tumultuous 20th Century. As empires were built and rapidly fell, World War I ushered in a rush of technological advances and set in […]

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Everyone’s a Winner at 2018 Miss Annie Awards!

Annual Volunteer Recognition Party Honors Top Performances & Service to the Theatre   All seven productions of the 2017-2018 mainstage season, including four plays and three musicals, won honors at the Chattanooga Theatre Centre’s Miss Annie Awards on Saturday, August 25. The annual awards, Chattanooga’s answer to the Oscars, salute the volunteers onstage and off […]

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Theatre Centre Presents Broadway Musical “Hello, Dolly!” July 13-August 5

Hello, fun! That’s what the Chattanooga Theatre Centre’s season-ending production of the Broadway blockbuster musical “Hello, Dolly!” promises to be when it hits the stage on Friday, July 13. The musical comedy, which boasts some of the greatest songs in musical theatre history, continues its run through Sunday, August 5. “Hello, Dolly!”, which first opened […]

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