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Studio Tenn, TPAC Team Up for ‘Elton John & Tim Rice’s AIDA’

A score of Elton John music drives the story of love, war and betrayal on Sept. 30 and Oct. 1.

Producers say an all-star team has been assembled for the upcoming Studio Tenn and TPAC  production of Elton John & Tim Rice’s AIDA: In Concert for two nights at TPAC’s Polk Theater on September 30 and October 1, 2022.

With a score of Elton John music driving the story of love, war and betrayal, Broadway’s Gerry McIntyre (whose credits including Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat and Chicago) and Studio Tenn Artistic Director Patrick Cassidy will co-direct.

The two-night show stars Maya Riley in her TPAC debut as Aida, joining  Jon Robert Hall (TV’s “Glee,” Wicked) as Radames, Jackie Burns (WickedIf/Then) as Amneris, and Rex Smith (Top 10 Single “You Take My Breath Away”, Grease) as Zoser. Additional members of the Elton John & Tim Rice’s AIDA: In Concert cast include Christian Boyd, Mark Cabus, Gabrielle Ejibe, Ja’Naye Flanagan, Carli Hardon, William Harris III, Josh Jordan, Bakari King, Juliana Lamia, Tiffany Rae Mallari, Calvin Malone, and Kittrell Poe.

Shows start at 8 p.m. Single tickets are $50 (link to tickets here). Tickets for Studio Tenn’s 2022 – 23 season can be purchased in a four-show season package on the Studio Tenn website. More information about TPAC’s Broadway Series is also available on TPAC’s website.

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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.