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MTSU has announced a lecture series through VSA Tennessee, a state organization that strives to provide people with disabilities the opportunity to participate in and learn through artistic activities. The series will include lectures from Guy Gilchrist, co-creator of the cartoon Muppet Babies and cartoonist for the classic comic strip Nancy, as well as actor, author and teacher Estelle Condra …

Dylan Skye Aycock and John Connor Coulston contributed to this report A mile away from campus, tucked behind local businesses and busy intersections, is Murfreesboro Little Theatre, a non-profit “playhouse” that dates back more than 100 years. The cabin, adorned with a cherry red door and outlined with orange trim, once occupied a 1960s theatre, …

Murfreesboro’s Center for the Arts has released their 2015 schedule of performances and art exhibitions. This year’s productions include The Music Man, West Side Story, Bonnie & Clyde, White Christmas and the currently running Wizard of Oz. Audition dates for each production can be found at the Center’s website. Check out the full production schedule …

MTSU Arts premiered Collage, a showcase of unique dances performed by members of MTSU’s Dance Theatre, in Tucker Theatre on Wednesday night. The concert featured choreographic works created by MTSU faculty and students, as well as a special performance choreographed by visiting guest artist T. Lang, celebrating MTSU Theatre’s 11th performing season. The opening piece, Prelude and Narcissus, …

The Center for the Arts premiered their version of The Who’s classic rock opera Tommy last night to a packed audience. Despite the limited production value, the musical proved to be an entertaining ride highlighted by some poignant performances and faithful renditions of iconic rock anthems—the most iconic among them being the musical’s most recognizable …

MTSU Arts debuted Henrik Isben’s A Doll’s House in Tucker Theatre to a nearly full house Wednesday night. A Doll’s House is well-known throughout the world and was one of the most widely produced plays of the twentieth century. The entire show takes place within the living room of a house owned by Torvald Helmer, played by …