Category Archives: Education

The Big Payback: Help us raise $3,000 to put NSF in more schools

Tomorrow, starting at 12 AM, is the Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee‘s The Big Payback! Heard of it (or haven’t) and aren’t exactly sure what it is? Think of The Big Payback as a citywide competition in which there are … Continue reading

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Join us for InsideOut of the Lunch Box on November 20

  InsideOut of the Lunch Box November 20, 2014 TPAC’s Polk Theater [map] Free Lunch is served at 11:30 a.m. Program is from Noon – 1:00 p.m. InsideOut of the Lunch Box is a lunchtime series sponsored by Vanderbilt University … Continue reading

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Nashville Shakes to Perform at Southern Festival of Books October 12

One of our favorite things about living in Nashville is the great variety of cultural events. As a company who takes our name from one of the most influential playwrights of the our time, one of our favorites takes place this … Continue reading

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All the World’s a Stage: Shakespeare Intensive at the Theater Bug

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Do you know an aspiring young thespian? Perhaps you are even the proud parent or grandparent of one! Well Metro Nashville Public School’s Fall break is coming up next week and we have the perfect way for them to spend … Continue reading

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Get the Royal Treatment at Shakespeare in the Park

When Shakespeare was born in 1564, Elizabeth I was on the throne. Queen Elizabeth I was an active and generous patron of the theatre, and had her own acting company called the ‘Queen’s Men’. She stood against the people who wished to … Continue reading

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Tennessee and the Great Depression: A Brief History

In Shakespeare’s As You Like It, the noble Duke Senior and his friends have been pushed out of their places, which took our Artistic Director’s imagination to the American Great Depression. Our country was beset with hard times in the 1930’s. So … Continue reading

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We’re “Talking Shakespeare” Every Night in the Park

We have a new nightly program in the park! “Talking Shakespeare” is a pre-show conversation opportunity organized by Belmont University’s Marcia McDonald with the aim to help you find out about this year’s play, to ask questions and exchange ideas … Continue reading

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