It’s hard to imagine a more fitting venue than the Fisher Center for the Performing Arts at Belmont University for the school’s production of “42nd Street,” the 1980 megahit musical. Bearing witness to only a few student productions, the stunning $180 million colossus, which opened its doors in the fall of 2021, serves as a cathedral of sorts for the performing arts — namely music and dance. That’s precisely what Belmont’s “42nd Street,” with its big, brassy score and larger-
If you’re a Bible Belter who’s always wanted to experience Burning Man but not enough to make the trek to Nevada, find your way instead to Belmont’s Troutt Theater.
That’s where the university’s musical theater department is staging the hit 1971 musical “Godspell” through Sunday, and the experience can’t be too far off from the bohemian festival that graces the southwest deserts each summer.
If Jesus Christ were to return to earth and restart his ministry in the desert ju
A buzzing crowd poured into TPAC’s Jackson Hall for the anticipated opening night of “Dear Evan Hansen.” Many theatergoers donned the show’s merchandise, demonstrating what an affectionate fan following the production has accumulated since its 2016 debut. “Dear Evan Hansen” made a name for itself as a deeply moving, Oscar-sweeping contemporary musical that communicates sensitive topics with graceful urgency. Wednesday night continued this legacy, leaving the audience breathle