Continuing the prolific August Wilson’s Century Cycle at Chattanooga Theatre Centre is The Piano Lesson, a dynamic, gripping tale of a family haunted by their past and wrestling with their future, opening June 9th and running through June 25th in the Circle Theatre.
Chattanooga Theatre Centre (CTC) is excited to announce an addition to their administrative staff. Rachel Carroll joined the team earlier this month as Marketing Manager in charge of spreading awareness and drawing support for one of the nation’s oldest and largest community theatres, now in its 99th season. The CTC family surrounded the organization through […]
Get out your ugly Christmas sweaters because the Chattanooga Theatre Centre has something totally irreverent for under your tree. What begins as another annual production of A CHRISTMAS CAROL (for the umpteenth time) soon devolves into a wacky look at all our beloved holiday classics in the mashup comedy EVERY CHRISTMAS STORY EVER TOLD […]
The most inventively awful kids in history crash the church Christmas pageant, resulting in mayhem—and ultimately a revelation of the meaning of the season—in the hilarious classic THE BEST CHRISTMAS PAGEANT EVER, coming to the Chattanooga Theatre Centre stage December 9-18. In this buoyant adaptation of the funny and touching holiday classic, the Herdmans are […]
The Chattanooga Theatre Centre has appointed new officers of its board of directors who bring broad expertise and diverse perspectives to the leadership of the non-profit organization’s governing board. Hamilton County educator and community leader LaFrederick Thirkill has been named president of the board of directors. Also appointed to the board’s executive committee are Angie […]
A vanished father. A pill-popping mother. Three sisters harboring shady little secrets. When the dysfunctional Weston family unexpectedly reunites after Dad disappears, their Oklahoma family homestead explodes in a maelstrom of repressed truths and unsettling secrets. Mix in Violet, the drugged-up, scathingly acidic matriarch, and you’ve got a story that unflinchingly—and uproariously—exposes the dark side […]
We’re thrilled to have talented theatre artist Suzanne Smartt directing our production of AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY, appearing on our stage October 28 through November 13. Her insights into this brilliant, award-winning play are almost as fascinating as the show itself. Before it even hit the Broadway stage, August: Osage County won the 2008 Pulitzer Prize for […]
The musical that sings the praises of “raindrops on roses and whiskers on kittens” surely ranks among “My Favorite Things” for many of us, which is why the Chattanooga Theatre Centre is thrilled to open its 2022-2023 season with perhaps the world’s most beloved musical, THE SOUND OF MUSIC. The show kicks off the CTC’s […]
Volunteers contributing to nine exciting shows that made it to the stage as the Chattanooga Theatre Centre rebounded from the pandemic with the 2021-2022 season won honors at the Centre Stage Awards on Saturday, September 3. The annual awards salute the valued volunteers on stage and off who have contributed their time and talent to […]
Inspired by his love of fairytales and music, combined with his own life experiences, led composer and lyricist Michael Dexter to write the music and lyrics for what became GIANT STEPS: AN URBEAN MUSICAL, which will make its world premiere at the Chattanooga Theatre Centre on July 22. Blending music ranging from gospel to calypso, […]
We're in need of a makeover for our 100th Anniversary, and we want your help to give our space new life for CTC's next act. When you support the Centennial CakeOver, you're not only celebrating 100 years of high-quality community theatre, you're giving that experience to future generations.