Archives for May 2012

CD review: Vandy musicians give Stravinsky his due

Violinist Carolyn Huebl and pianist Mark Wait have been on a Russian kick lately. The players, both professors at Vanderbilt University’s Blair School of Music, recorded all of composer Alfred Schnittke’s violin sonatas for release on the Franklin-based Naxos label last year. Now it’s Stravinsky’s turn. For their new CD, the duo has recorded three […]

TN Rep Gets First US Regional Rights to ‘The Columnist’

Tennessee Repertory Theatre’s Ingram New Works Festival began Wednesday with a big announcement: it is the first regional theater in the country to receive the rights to produce The Columnist. The play, now on Broadway starring John Lithgow, is by Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize-winner David Auburn (Proof).  This major new drama was featured in staged reading […]

New Works Festival Ready For Encore

Tennessee Repertory Theatre already has a hit on its hands with the Ingram New Works Festival – two shows developed here are now enjoying Broadway and Off-Broadway runs in New York. So what do they do for an encore? For one thing, they’ve cast a wider net for the talented playwrights who are providing four […]