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Academy Park Performing Arts Center is a unique venue designed to enrich, educate, and entertain our community by providing an array of programming including concerts, theatrical productions, recitals, festivals, and workshops.

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Academy thumbnailThe Nashville Shakespeare Festival presents MACBETH
Thursday, January 30 at 7:30 pm
Friday, January 31 at 7:30 pm
Saturday, February 1 at 7:30 pm
Sunday, February 2 at 2:30 pm 
Tickets: $30 for Adults, $18 for Students, $27 for Seniors, and $100 for the Royal Package 

The Nashville Shakespeare Festival presents MACBETH, Shakespeare's story of a soldier seduced by ambition, who murders his king to take the throne, only to descend into paranoia and devastating tyranny. Directed by David Wilkerson, this new production is set in the ruins of an imagined post-apocalyptic future.

The Nashville Shakespeare Festival is a professional theatre company founded in 1988. Heralded as a Nashville treasure, the NSF is beloved for its annual free Summer Shakespeare productions that have delighted audiences for more than thirty years, including the last four summers here at Academy Park. Consider supporting the Festival's non-profit mission by buying a Royal Package - $100.00 which includes premium seating, reserved parking, a private reception, and more! Royal Package seating is limited.

our town poster cropDrama People presents: Our Town by Thornton Wilder
Friday, February 7 at 7:00 pm
Saturday, February 8 at 2:00 pm
Saturday, February 8 at 7:00 pm
Tickets: $7 pre-sale, $10 at the door

The work hailed as America’s greatest stage play comes to the Williamson County Performing Arts Center for the first time. Come enjoy Drama People’s presentation of this timeless classic which reminds audiences through all generations of the beauty of the everyday moments. To learn more about Drama People, please visit

Little Mermaid JR-Vendini event imageWCPR's Rising Stars presents "The Little Mermaid Jr."
Thursday, February 13 at 7:00 pm
Friday, February 14 at 7:00 pm
Saturday, February 15 at 10:30 am (Sensory-Friendly*)
Saturday, February 15 at 2:30 pm
Tickets: $10

Presented by Williamson County Parks and Recreation's Rising Stars, Disney's "The Little Mermaid Jr." is an enchanting look at the sacrifices we all make for love and acceptance.  In a magical underwater kingdom, the beautiful young mermaid, Ariel, longs to leave her ocean home - and her fins - behind and live in the world above.  But first, she'll have to defy her father, King Triton, make a deal with the evil sea witch, Ursula, and convince the  handsome Prince Eric that she's the girl whose enchanting voice he's been seeking.
*For more information on our Sensory-Friendly Performances, please click here.

CYT_Frozen_Vendini_thumb_385x385CYT Presents: Disney's Frozen Jr.
Thursday, February 20 at 7:00 pm
Friday, February 21 at 10:00 am
Friday, February 21 at 7:00 pm
Saturday, February 22 at 2:00 pm 
Saturday, February 22 at 7:00 pm
Tickets: $13 in advance, $14 at the door

CYT Nashville is excited to present Disney’s Frozen Jr! Based on the 2018 Broadway Musical, Frozen Jr. brings the magical land of Arendelle to life onstage. With a cast of beloved characters and loaded with magic, adventure, and plenty of humor, Frozen JR. is sure to thaw even the coldest heart! It features all of the memorable songs from the animated film, with music and lyrics by Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez, plus five new songs written for the Broadway production.

Celtic Rhythms On Fire-01-04Celtic Rhythms on Fire
Saturday, March 7 at 7:00 pm 
Sunday, March 8 at 2:00 pm
Tickets: Adults - $20, Seniors & Kids - $15 - Group of 10+: $5 off Adult Tickets

Celtic Rhythms on Fire, an energetic fusion of live Irish dance, music and song, that has sold-out performances each year, returns to Nashville. This groundbreaking performance is produced and performed by the Nashville Irish Step Dancers (NISD), a local Irish dance troupe. NISD, founded in 1990 by Chicago native, Mary Moran and is now celebrating their 30th year anniversary of teaching and performing Irish dance in Nashville. You'll experience a celebration of the rich and vibrant artistry of Irish dance and music, and, in a larger sense, the fiery spirit of the Irish culture and heritage. NISD has built an impressive resume of local and national exposure having 20 appearances on the ‘Grand Ole Opry”, 8 performances with the legendary “Chieftains” as well as being featured on “The Chieftains: Down the Old Plank Road”. Since 2000 NISD has won numerous Championship Awards at the Regional, National and World Championship level.

385x385 - Willy Wonka Vendini ThumbnailMusical Theatre Experience Program presents Willy Wonka KIDS
Friday, March 27 at 7:00 pm 
Saturday, March 28 at 1:00 pm
Tickets: $7 - Available for sale on Monday, March 3, 2020

The delicious adventures experienced by Charlie Bucket on his visit to Willy Wonka's mysterious chocolate factory light up the stage in this captivating adaptation of Roald Dahl's fantastical tale. Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka KIDS follows the mysterious candy maker Willy Wonka as he stages a contest by hiding golden tickets in five of his scrumptious candy bars. Whomever comes up with these tickets will win a free tour of the Wonka factory, as well as a lifetime supply of candy. Four of the five winning children are insufferable brats, but the fifth is the likeable Charlie Bucket, who takes the tour in the company of his equally kind grandfather....

Five Points Swing Spring 750x600-01Juke Box Saturday Night Series featuring "5 Points Swing"
Saturday, March 28 at 7:00 pm
Tickets: $10

Join us for a fun night of music featuring Williamson County's premiere swing band favorite, "5 Points Swing." Sit back, relax and enjoy the music or bring your favorite dance partner to jump, jive and boogie on the dance floor. Optional dance lessons start at 6:00 pm and are provided by Champion Ballroom Center.

Ignite Event Vendini imageJuke Box Saturday Night Series featuring "5 Points Swing"
Saturday, April 25 at 3:00 pm
Tickets: $5 
BUY TICKETS HERE - Available for sale on Saturday, February 1, 2020

Ignite Dance Company is proud to present our second annual Showcase:  "Kaleidoscope." This performance will feature 10 pieces of choreography in a variety of genres. Whether you're a dance lover in general, or you are coming to support a friend - we would love to have you join us! Ignite was founded as a Company for dancers ages 18 and up who were looking to reconnect with their passion for movement. We have grown in just two years and we can't wit to celebrate all that we have been working on with you!