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Tickets can be obtained at the box office beginning 1 hour before the performance.

All events take place in the Clayton Performing Arts Center on the Hardin Valley Campus.

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Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson

October 28, 29 and November 4, 5 at 7:30 p.m.
October 30 and November 6 at 2 p.m.

This debated and provocative play introduces discourse about the life of America’s seventh president, from his early days as a child on the wild frontier to his controversial reign in the White House. Mature audiences only.

Junie B. in Jingle Bells, Batman Smells
A co-production with The WordPlayers

December 9 at 7:30 p.m.
December 10, 11 at 2:30 p.m.

The hilarious and endearing tale of first-grader Junie B. Jones and her adventures with a holiday singalong and Secret Santa gift exchange, based on the best-selling book series by Barbara Park.

Love, Loss and What I Wore
A co-production with DuckEars Theatre Co.

February 10, 11, 17, 18  at 7:30 p.m.
February 12, 19 at 2 p.m.

A play of monologues and ensemble pieces about women, clothes and memory, covering all the important subjects — mothers, prom dresses, bras, hating purses and why we only wear black. Screenplay by Nora and Delia Ephron, based upon the book by Ilene Beckerman.

6th Annual Circus Extravaganza
A co-production with Dragonfly Aerial Arts Studio and One World Circus

March 10, 11 at 7:30 p.m.
March 11, 12 at 2 p.m.

Daring acts of aerial skill, unicycling, acrobatics, tightwire, comedy and more. Find yourself amazed, amused and inspired by this full-length circus production for all ages.

One’s Night by the Pellissippi Players

April 14, 15, 21, 22 at 7:30 p.m.
April 23 at 2 p.m.

Short plays and never-before-seen work, both comic and serious, will be performed by Pellissippi State’s highly acclaimed theatre program students and faculty.