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Fall 2011

Thursday, November 17, 2011
Behind the Curtain: The Business of Broadway
TPAC’s War Memorial Auditorium
Highlighting the Tony Award winner for best musical, Memphis, this Lunchbox will focus on the business of Broadway.  Panelists Kathleen O’Brien, TPAC’s CEO and Sue Frost, Producer of Memphis will take us behind the curtain and discuss the work involved in bringing a show to the stage. Cast members will perform songs, and we’ll gain a new respect for Broadway!  Please note this Lunchbox is located in TPAC’s War Memorial Auditorium.


Thursday, October 20, 2011
From Training to Profession - Acting for the Theater
TPAC’s Polk Theater

Ever wondered what happens during an audition? How does one train for life in the theater? Does it prepare them for the realities of the profession? At this Lunch Box, From Training to Profession, we'll get an inside look at a theater student's experience and study, and a look into the life of a Tennessee Repertory theater director and actor. A truly behind the scenes experience!

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Thursday, September 22, 2011
Freedom Sings,®
TPAC’s Polk Theater
An inside look at “Freedom Sings,” a First Amendment Center multimedia production that uses music that has been banned or censored or served as a social anthem in American history. For more than a decade, the nationally touring show has educated and entertained audiences through live music, video and narration about the five freedoms of the First Amendment.