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April 21, 2024

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Center for the Arts Reopens, Announces 2021-22 Season Line-up

The Center for the Arts' doors will once again be open for audiences as they just announced their 2021-22 season line-up, along with a special pre-season show scheduled for August. 

"We're back!, says Executive Director Patience Long. "Our artists, volunteers and staff have been amazingly patient and resilient as we've navigated the past year through closures, online content and outdoor performances.  We are here today because of the generosity of our donors and community members, thank you for sticking with us and we hope to bring you the best season yet!" 

The 2021-22 productions include Little Women: The Musical, Elf: The Musical, Roald Dahl's Matilda: The Musical, Driving Miss Daisy, The Hunchback of Notre Dam: A New Musical, Noises Off, The Spongebob Musical, Avenue Q, The Savannah Sipping Society, Hamlet and Sister Act

Subscribers, pass members, and ticket holders that held tickets for any show not performed in 2020 have been able to exchange their tickets for this new season. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit

The Center for the Arts 2021-22 Season:

Little Women: The Musical
Oct. 22-Nov. 7, 2021 

Elf: The Musical
Dec. 3-19, 2021 

Roald Dahl's Matilda: The Musical
Jan. 14-30, 2022 

Driving Miss Daisy
Feb. 18-27, 2022 

The Hunchback of Notre Dam: A New Musical
March 11-27, 2022 

Noises Off
May 13-22, 2022 

The Spongebob Musical
June 10-26, 2022 

Avenue Q
July 8-24, 2022 

The Savannah Sipping Society
Aug. 19-28, 2022 

Sept. 16-25, 2022 

Sister Act
Nov. 4-20, 2022

Pre-Season Show 
The Center for the Arts will open its doors for the first Mainstage performance with a pre-season show of Terrence McNally's Tony Award-winning play, Master Class.  Master Class runs Friday, Aug. 13-Sunday, Aug. 22.  Tickets start at $14 and are currently on sale at, by calling 615-904-ARTS (2787), or at the Center for the Arts Box Office, 110 West College Street, in downtown Murfreesboro. 

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Michael Aldrich

Michael Aldrich is Nashville Parent's Managing Editor and a Middle Tennessee arts writer. He and his wife, Alison, are the proud parents of 4-year-old Ezra and baby Norah.