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Northshore Karass Series Continues May 25 with Big Fig Concert

The Chattanooga Theatre Centre’s new Northshore Karass Performing Arts Series continues with a performance by the acclaimed Figment Chamber Ensemble, affably known as the Big Fig, on Tuesday, May 25, at 7 p.m. in the CTC’s riverfront lobby. The Figment Chamber Ensemble, founded by Chattanooga musician Ben Van Winkle, is distinguished by its unique instrumentation. […]

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The Laugh Track: Chris Williamson’s Journey to Teaching the Arts

Chris Williamson in LOBBY HERO If you were to imagine someone with the perfect skills to teach stand-up comedy at the Chattanooga Theatre Centre’s Summer Academy, perhaps that person would have experience as both a teacher and a stand-up comic. Hard as that person might be to come by, the CTC found him in Chris […]

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Northshore Karass Film Series Showcases Local Talents May 3-4 & 10-11

The Chattanooga Theatre Centre’s Northshore Karass Performing Arts Series takes a break from making music for a four-night short film series showcasing the talents of 11 local filmmakers. Monday, May 3: Bands That Bind, a music video cycle by Zach Laliberte. ~16 minutes -Don’t Talk -Blame L.A. -Blinded Steer -Look Who’s Lucky Now Hold Music, […]

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Northshore Karass Series Continues April 20 with 3X2 Concert

The Chattanooga Theatre Centre’s new Northshore Karass Performing Arts Series continues with a 3X2 Concert on Tuesday, April 20, at 7 p.m. Three members of Chattanooga’s acclaimed Figment Chamber Ensemble–Gordon Inman on clarinet, Charlie Edholm on guitar, and Ben Van Winkle on cello–will perform duos in the CTC’s riverfront lobby. The concert will feature a […]

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Tune In to VINTAGE HITCHCOCK: A LIVE RADIO PLAY April 16-May 2

The ticking of a bomb. The chiming of a clock. A slamming door. Hurried footsteps. Dramatic sound effects created live on stage accompany the dramatic stories that play out on stage as the Chattanooga Theatre Centre presents VINTAGE HITCHCOCK: A LIVE RADIO PLAY, opening April 16 and running through May 2. From the mind of […]

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CTC Introduces Northshore Karass Performing Arts Series April 6

Classical music has been clarinetist, composer, and instructor Gordon Inman’s bread and butter for more than a decade, but with a new venture launching in April, the 31-year-old wants to bring some youthfulness to the undertaking and begin to reverse the stereotype of chamber music as stuffy and old fashioned. That objective has manifested itself […]

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“The Wind in the Willows” Animal Friends Spring to Life March 19-28

The Chattanooga Theatre Centre’s Youth Theatre returns to the stage with a dramatization of Kenneth Grahame’s beloved story THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS, cleverly adapted for the stage by the CTC’s Scott Dunlap. Like the book, the CTC’s stage adaptation follows the adventures of a group of animal friends—home-loving Mole, willful Ratty, Badger the perennial […]

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Youth Theatre Returns to the Stage with Original Adaptation

The Lion, the Witch & the Wardrobe, 2020 Local youth will once again leap onto the Chattanooga Theatre Centre stage in the upcoming production of The Wind in the Willows thanks to the writing talents of CTC Director of Productions Scott Dunlap. The CTC is bringing the Youth Theatre back to its stage for the […]

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Love Is in the Air as CTC Presents “Almost, Maine” February 5-21

On one Friday night in the fictional town of Almost, Maine, the temperatures are frigid, the snow is deep, and the northern lights are about to appear. In the play of the same title, however, hearts are warm in a series of nine whimsical vignettes about love. The Chattanooga Theatre Centre brings John Cariani’s ALMOST, […]

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Turn That Dial to CTC’s “It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play” December 4-20

Among the stars of the Chattanooga Theatre Centre’s upcoming production: a plastic comb, a metal bucket, and a sack of silverware. That’s because the theatre’s retelling of “It’s a Wonderful Life” will use a multitude of objects to create sound effects for its onstage 1940’s radio show adaptation of the beloved holiday classic. Playwright Joe […]

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