The Chattanooga Theatre Centre is performing A Christmas Story, The Musical from December 5th to December 23rd. CTC Executive Director George Quick and Youth Theatre Director Scott Dunlap (who is directing this show) join us to discuss how the musical compares to the classic 1983 film A Christmas Story. The musical gives expanded roles and new depth to some of the film's characters, such as Ralphie Parker's mother.
A new musical and theatrical production by local composer Tim Hinck will receive its world premiere Thursday, September 4th in the Chattanooga Theatre Centre. Called Eve Apart, it focuses on the conflicts between men and women and the role of women in society. Working with such weighty themes led him to write a piece that is part light opera, part Broadway musical.
In this interview, actor/writer Leslie Jordan talks about how winning an Emmy took his career in an unexpected direction, what happened when he blew off a balcony during the Will & Grace finale and how growing up in Chattanooga influenced the autobiographical plays he writes. Jordan will perform in the Chattanooga Theatre Centre's annual fundraiser, Tuesday Night Live!, on M