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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 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 …

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 …