A performance by comedian Buzz Sutherland on Monday, Aug. 26, is the first event of the Acts, Arts, Academia 2013-14 performance and lecture series at Tusculum College.
“TAP – the Show” and several theatrical and music events are part of the series, which is a program of Tusculum College Arts Outreach and is supported by the late Dr. Sam Miller in memory of Agnes Ault Miller, the Tennessee Arts Commission, Hearts for the Arts and Arts Outreach. Unless otherwise noted, the cost for events is $12 for adults, $10 for seniors 60 years of age and over and $5 for children 12 years of age and under.
The series begins on Monday, Aug. 26, with “What’s the Buzz, Sutherland?,” a hilarious presentation by comedian Buzz Sutherland, who has been named Entertainer of the Year by the National Association of Campus Activities and performed on HBO’s Comic Relief and MTV’s Half Hour Comedy Hour. The program will begin at 7 p.m. in the auditorium of the Annie Hogan Byrd Fine Arts Building on campus. The cost is $6.
On Sept. 4, Aaron Cooksey will present “Drop Your Pride,” a compelling and timely message about the dangers of the misuse of alcohol. The program, presented by Arts Outreach in conjunction with the College’s Athletics Department and its Office of Student Affairs, will begin at 7:30 p.m. in the Annie Hogan Byrd Auditorium. The cost is $6.
The “lush, evocative” sounds of classical guitarist David Burgess will fill the Behan Arena Theater on Tuesday, Sept. 24. The Behan Arena Theater is located on the lower level of the Annie Hogan Byrd Fine Arts Building (side entrance).
Theatre-at-Tusculum will present its fall production, the beloved story “A Christmas Carol,” in November. Performances are scheduled at 7 p.m. on Nov. 15-16 and 21-23, and 2 p.m. on Nov. 17 and 24.
Two Christmas concerts will be presented in December. The Tusculum College Band program will perform a variety of styles of Christmas music at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 3. The Tusculum College Community Chorus will be performing a selection of Alfred Burt Christmas carols during its concert at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 9. Both concerts will be in the Annie Hogan Byrd auditorium and have free admission.
Central Ballet Theatre will present the first performance in 2014 with its production of “Prince Caspian: Return to Narnia.” Performances are scheduled 7 p.m. on Jan. 17, at 2 and 7 p.m. on Jan. 18 and at 2 p.m. on Jan. 19 in the Annie Hogan Byrd auditorium.
The Tusculum College Band program will present its winter concert at 7 p.m. in the Annie Hogan Byrd auditorium on Tuesday, Feb. 25. The Concert Band, Jazz Band and Handbell Choir will be featured in the free concert.
Theatre-at-Tusculum will bring high speed and hilarity to Shakespeare with its production of “The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged).” Performances are scheduled at 7 p.m. Feb. 21, 22 and 22 and March 1 in the Behan Arena Theatre. Sunday matinees are scheduled for 2 p.m. on Feb. 23 and March 2.
“TAP – The Show,” will bring a non-stop explosion of rhythmic energy to the stage of the Annie Hogan Byrd Auditorium at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, March 18. The cost is $6.
Dr. David Hendricksen will present “Death, Music and Rutter’s Requiem” on Tuesday, April 22 at 7 p.m. in Classroom 46 on the lower level of the Annie Hogan Byrd building. The lecture to compliment the spring concert of the Tusculum College Community Chorus. The cost is $6.
Theatre-at-Tusculum will present the compelling courtroom drama, “Twelve Angry Men.” Performances are scheduled in the Behan Arena Theatre at 7 p.m. on April 25-26 and May 2-3 and 2 p.m. on April 27 and May 4.
The Tusculum College Band program will presents its spring concert at 7 p.m. on Thursday, May 1, in the Annie Hogan Byrd auditorium. Admission is free to the concert.
The Tusculum College Community Chorus will present its spring concert at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, May 5, in the Annie Hogan Byrd auditorium. There is no admission cost.
For more information on these events, please contact Arts Outreach by calling 423-798-1620 or by visiting http://arts.tusculum.edu.