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CTC Embarks on Journey of Spiritual Awakening in GEM OF THE OCEAN Jan. 24-Feb. 9

With a central character who claims to be 285 years old and a storyline that follows a journey to find a city in the center of the Atlantic Ocean, mysticism and realism intersect in the Chattanooga Theatre Centre’s upcoming production of August Wilson’s GEM OF THE OCEAN, opening Friday, January 24, and running through Sunday, […]

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Drama Can Heal: Kelseigh Garrett Finds Her Career Path

A love for theatre and psychology led Chattanooga Theatre Centre alum Kelseigh Garrett to pursue a career in helping those with mental illness through expressive arts as therapy. Kelseigh is working towards completing a Master’s degree in clinical mental health counseling with a specialization in expressive arts therapy at Lesley University in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Expressive […]

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Theatre Centre Illuminates a Journey of Redemption as “The Amen Corner” Opens Dec. 6

The double-edged sword of righteousness is illuminated in a poignant depiction of the power of faith in the Chattanooga Theatre Centre’s holiday production of THE AMEN CORNER, opening Friday, December 6, and running through Sunday, December 22. To his first work for the theatre, James Baldwin, one of America’s preeminent African-American writers, brought all the […]

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A Spoonful of “Mary Poppins” Goes Down at the CTC Nov. 22-Dec. 22

Everyone’s favorite practically perfect nanny takes the stage as MARY POPPINS, a supercalifragilisticexpialidocious musical adventure, opens Friday, November 22, at the Chattanooga Theatre Centre and runs through Sunday, December 22.   One of the most popular Disney movies of all time is capturing hearts in a whole new way as a seven-time Tony Award-nominated musical […]

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CTC Appoints 7 New Board Members

The Chattanooga Theatre Centre has appointed seven new members to its board of directors, each of whom brings valuable professional and personal skills to the non-profit organization’s governing board. Newly elected to the board are Kim Jackson, Lisi Phillips, Alfred Smith, Rodney Strong, LaFrederick Thirkill, Marte Williams, and Kat Wright. Jackson is an actor, teacher, […]

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Encore Cabaret Revives Favorite Shows, Favorite Songs & Favorite Singers on Nov. 9

Some of the last three decades’ most popular singers, songs, and shows on the Chattanooga Theatre Centre stage will be showcased during the CTC’s Encore Cabaret, a fundraising musical event on Saturday, November 9. Guests will hear some of the CTC community’s favorite performers belt out favorite show-stopping tunes from favorite CTC shows of years […]

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Theatre Centre’s “The Lion King Jr.” Opens Youth Season with a Roar

Hakuna matata! The Chattanooga Theatre Centre’s Youth Theatre program opens its 2019-2020 season with a kid-friendly twist on Disney’s beloved coming-of-age tale “The Lion King, Jr.,” opening October 25 and running through November 3. The original “The Lion King” has captivated the imagination of audiences around the world. In this junior adaptation, the African savannah […]

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Second Century Society Ensures Theatre Centre’s Next 100 Years

As the Chattanooga Theatre Centre closes in on its 100th anniversary, this mainstay in the lives of many theatre-goers in the community is taking steps to ensure its next 100 years. That initiative recently took shape with the launch of the Second Century Society, which aspires to identify supporters who have decided to make a […]

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Attention Volunteers! Meet Our New Volunteer Coordinator

Opportunities abound to volunteer at the Chattanooga Theatre Centre on stage and off, and all are vital to the success of the theatre, says CTC’s new volunteer coordinator Becki Jordan. “This theatre was founded nearly one-hundred years ago by volunteers. Our volunteers kept us going through World War II and the Great Depression,” Becki says. […]

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Seeking Volunteers for Upcoming Run of “Matilda”

The Chattanooga Theatre Centre is looking for 4 volunteer crew members for its upcoming production of MATILDA the musical. Two volunteer WARDROBE CREW MEMBERS will be responsible to help children get dressed, assist with quick changes, and keep the dressing rooms in order. Needed throughout the run of the production – Sept 19-Oct 13th. This […]

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