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Studio Tenn Announces 2024-25 Season

"Little Shop of Horrors" kicks Studio Tenn's 15th season off in October, with “Jersey Boys” closing it out in May of 2024.

Studio Tenn Theatre Company is celebrating 15 seasons with a “Rockin’ Retro” 2024-25 season at the Turner Theater in the Factory at Franklin.

The season will open with Little Shop of Horrors on October 10. Next up will be Million Dollar Quartet Christmas, a holiday-themed sequel with the same cast as last year’s sold-out production. In 2025, Crimes of the Heart and The Play That Goes Wrong follow and the season concludes with the hit Broadway musical, Jersey Boys.

“We are immensely proud to mark our 15th season with a lineup that embodies our mission to entertain audiences with high-level productions and to push artistic boundaries in Middle Tennessee,” says Patrick Cassidy, Studio Tenn’s artistic director. 

To mark theseason, Studio Tenn will welcome founders Matt Logan and Jake Speck. Logan will direct and design The Play That Goes Wrong. Speck, who starred in Jersey Boys on Broadway, will direct Studio Tenn’s production of the musical.

Studio Tenn 2024-25 season ticket packages will be available to the public starting April 15, 2024. Head to  studiotenn.org, to the Turner Theater box office in The Factory, or by call (615) 541-8200.

Studio Tenn 2024-25 Season

Little Shop of Horrors
October 10-27, 2024

A spoof on 1960s sci-fi movies, this is a tale of botanical bloodlust. On the dangerous streets of Skid Row, Seymour, a struggling floral assistant, becomes an overnight sensation when he discovers an exotic blood-thirsty plant.  Soon, “Audrey II”, named after Seymour’s work crush — grows into a foul-mouthed, singing carnivore. Seymour’s world crumbles under the weight of the plant’s sinister plan for global domination. 

Million Dollar Quartet Christmas
December 5-22, 2024

Million Dollar Quartet is back, this time to ring in the holiday season. Set on December 4, 1956, the story continues where the music legends left off. Last year’s cast returns to the Turner Theater stage, including Jefferson McDonald as Jerry Lee Lewis, Christopher Wren as Carl Perkins, Cole as Elvis Presley, Moot Davis as Sam Phillips and Emma Rose Williamson as Dyanne. Gregg Hammer will step into the shoes of Johnny Cash.

Crimes of the Heart
January 30-February 9, 2025

Beth Henley’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play is a touching story about three eccentric sisters from a small Southern town shaken by scandal. Meg’s career is a wreck, Lenny is celebrating her birthday alone, and Babe has just been accused of shooting her husband. While they’ve always made waves in their small Mississippi town, they must now come together to face their troubling past in order to embrace their future. Crimes of the Heart celebrates the importance of being true to yourself and the love and support that can only come from your family. 

The Play That Goes Wrong
March 6-23, 2025

The Play That Goes Wrong is a play-within-a-play that follows the misadventures of the Cornley University Drama Society. They attempt to stage their production of a 1920s whodunnit called “The Murder at Haversham Manor.” Things go from bad to disastrous with mishaps abounding. Will the actors make it to the final curtain call in one piece? 

Jersey Boys
May 1-18, 2025

Studio Tenn’s 15th Season closes with Jersey Boys, taking you on a journey through the rise, fall and comeback of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons. The story weaves a tale of friendship and loyalty set against the backdrop of their music. From the streets of New Jersey to the heights of international stardom, this musical delivers unforgettable songs and storytelling.

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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.