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  1. Absolutely! We have a wonderful and varied theatrical scene in Nashville. Thanks for highlighting so many wonderful theatres and productions. I was surprised to see Chaffin’s Barn Dinner Theatre omitted from the list, though. While I can certainly acknowledge that dinner theatre isn’t always “high art”, some amazing productions have been mounted there and it would definitely be worth a mention

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  2. Hi, Kim.

    Thanks so much for reading and commenting. You are absolutely right about Chaffin’s. It’s an institution that has brought great theater and new plays to Nashville for decades. My piece was not meant to be comprehensive, only an individual perspective on what I’ve seen in my position, but more specifically after several weeks of being in attendance at some really extraordinary work. So I

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  3. nope , as a playwright I gleefully moved to a small town , while I did get an Emmy winner on a cold call I was ignored by the press , it is very hard to get male actors to show up , neither the local aboveground or underground papers post auditions , the ” Theatrical ” store is a Halloween shop , that doesn’t carry prop money and it doesn’t have a steady audience that comes out for original

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  4. Thanks, Joe. Keep up the great work.

  5. […] I love the sentiment of the piece (Nashville Deserves Recognition as a Center for the Theatrical Arts,” Tuesday, May 15) and applaud the writer for shining much-deserved light on Nashville […]

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