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Story by Ahmad Thomas / Contributing Writer Upon entering Joywood Cumberland Presbyterian Church, there was an intriguing intimate mood instantly established. “The Importance of Being Earnest” was performed at the Joywood Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Murfreesboro, Tn. Arena theatre involves a manipulated audience space, where actors are visible from all sides. While this play did …

Story by Dakota Green / Contributing Writer For many people, it’s practically a Halloween tradition: kick back and get ready to shout back at the screen as you watch one of the most popular cult classic films in history. Based on the 1973 stage musical, “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” first opened in September 1975 …

Story by Nick Jones / Contributing Writer  The Murfreesboro Center for the Arts brings the October terrors with its presentation of the musical adaptation of “Carrie,” one of Stephen King’s best-selling novels. “Carrie: The Musical” focuses on a young girl who struggles with being bullied at her high school, religious persecution from her mother and finding …

Story by Ahmad Thomas / Contributing Writer It was instantly apparent that Middle Tennessee State University’s production of “How I Learned to Drive” wasn’t going to be a typical show. The intimate setting served as an excellent, possibly intentional mirror to the ironically intimate nature of the play’s content. The narrator, Lil Bit (played by Dallas …

Story by Blake Holliday / Contributing Writer Halloween season is upon us, and the Center for the Arts is preparing a wide variety of festive haunts for Murfreesboro locals.  With the continuation of their 2017 season, the Center for the Arts plans to offer a thrilling production of “Carrie the Musical.” The musical is based …

Photo and Story by Ahmad Thomas / Contributing Writer Entering the auditorium, a dim light caresses the face of an open home as soft tunes of the late ’30s smoothly kiss your eardrum. Anticipation grows for the 7:30 curtain, and as it rises, a young boy throws a ball at the wall as if he’s …