You may think you have to visit a big city to experience great theatre. But here in Franklin & Williamson County we have everything you could want.
Looking for high caliber Broadway actors, dancers and musicians in a gorgeous theatre with fabulous sound. We have Studio Tenn who performs at the Franklin Theatre. This season has been amazing! There was Smokey Joe’s Cafe, 12 Angry Men, A Christmas Carol and Big River. Don’t worry, you will still have an opportunity to catch a great production by this group. Tomorrow, May 16th, they will be opening My Fair Lady.
Take a peek behind the scenes of My Fair Lady to get a taste of the gorgeous costumes and make-up.
Itching for something more local, we have tons to offer here in Franklin and Williamson County. The Boiler Room Theatre has great a great line up of productions including Escanba in Da Moonlight beginning May 24th.
They will also be performing Les Miserables in August. The great thing about Boiler Room is that many of the performers are local. They also give the younger actors an opportunity to shine with the Act Too players. These productions are mostly cast with young actors. This week they are performing Annie & Alice in Wonderland.
Pull- tight theatre is right in the heart of downtown Franklin and was started by a local in 1968 who decided that Franklin needed a community theatre. The first production was Our Town and on May 31st they open Beau Jest, a comedy about the entire family.
We have a special performance of The Absinthe Broadway Cabaret opening on Saturday May 18th at Jamison Hall in the Factory at Franklin. Broadway’s Eden Espinosa from Wicked, Rent and Brooklyn, performs in an innovative experience that celebrates the intimate cabaret infused with the bold sound of Broadway.
It doesn’t seem necessary to leave the county to find the kind of theatre you are looking for. Let us know if you get to see any of these great offerings. What has been your favorite Franklin or Williamson County theatre experience?