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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 …

Photo and story by Ahmad Thomas / Contributing Writer Operating as the setting of a semi-autobiographical comedy, Brighton Beach is home to a Polish-Jewish family and a young Eugene Morris Jerome. Set in the era just before America’s involvement in World War II from the perspective of a 15-year-old, the changing world is seen through …

Photo by Krystal Loritts / Contributing Writer The comic opera, “Pirates of Penzance,” is the latest production to be featured on the Murfreesboro’s Center for the Arts’ stage. And because of its captivating storyline, originally created by Sir Arthur Sullivan and William Schwenck Gilbert, fans-a-plenty continue to nestle their way inside to catch a glimpse …

Photo by Tayhlor Stephenson / Lifestyles Editor The night began with aspiring little mermaids, decked out in Ariel costumes and contagious smiles, storming the Tennessee Performing Arts Center for the opening performance of Disney’s “The Little Mermaid.” But young girls only accounted for about half of Tuesday night’s audience; the other half was comprised of …

Young Frankenstein for Center for the Arts in Murfreesboro, Tenn. (Murfreesboro Center for the Arts)

Photo Courtesy of the Center for the Arts In 1974, Gene Wilder and Mel Brooks brought electrifying life to the tale of Victor Frankenstein. In 2016, the Center for the Arts in Murfreesboro is continuing that hilariously irreverent legacy. “Young Frankenstein” is one of the most ingenious comedic films in cinematic history. This may be …