Broadway at the Tennessee


 The Tennessee Theatre is thrilled to announce the 2015-2016 Broadway at the Tennessee Theatre season. From the creators of “South Park” and winner of nine Tony Awards®, THE BOOK OF MORMON will play a limited eight show engagement April 5 through April 10 at the Tennessee Theatre. The New York Times calls it “the best musical of this century” and Entertainment Weekly says it’s “the funniest musical of all time.”

 2015-2016 Broadway at the Tennessee Theatre Season: 


September 29-October 1, 2015

THE SOUND OF MUSIC                                     

December 15-20, 2015


January 15 & 16, 2016

SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER —THE MUSICAL                             

February 12 & 13, 2016

THE BOOK OF MORMON                                                 

April 5-10, 2016


May 14 & 15, 2016

Subscription packages and single performance tickets on sale now

With the addition of a third subscription package, more seats are now available to new and renewing subscribers!  Three different packages with four, five, and six show options are available. Subscription benefits include reduced service fees compared to single ticket purchases, first notification of next year’s season, and free same-show ticket exchanges. To purchase a subscription or single performance tickets, call the Tennessee Theatre box office at 865-684-1200, ext 2. Or visit the box office in person on Clinch Avenue, Monday-Friday, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., or Saturday 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. You can also purchase here. 

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THE ILLUSIONISTS – LIVE FROM BROADWAY: September 29-October 1, 2015

Come witness the impossible when the 2015-2016 season opens and THE ILLUSIONISTS – LIVE FROM BROADWAY take over the Tennessee Theatre. This mind-blowing spectacular showcases jaw-dropping talents of five of the most incredible illusionists on earth. Full of hilarious magic tricks, death-defying stunts and acts of breathtaking wonder, this show is sure to dazzle audiences of all ages. 


THE SOUND OF MUSIC: December 15-20, 2015

“The hills are alive,” and just in time for the holidays. The timeless classic from Rodgers and Hammerstein, THE SOUND OF MUSIC will take the stage with a brand new production directed by three-time Tony Award® winning director Jack O’Brien. Maria and the Von Trapp Family will once again thrill audiences with such timeless favorites as “My Favorite Things,” “Do-Re-Mi,” “Climb Ev’ry Mountain,” and many more!



The season continues with JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT. Directed and choreographed by Tony Award® winner Andy Blankenbuehler, this new production is a stunning reimagining of the Biblical story of Joseph, his eleven brothers, and the coat of many colors. 


SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER – THE MUSICAL is back in an all-new production that shares Tony’s love for dancing in spectacular new ways. Fueled by vintage Bee Gees hits, this contemporary retelling of the classic story captures the energy, passion and life-changing moments that have thrilled movie audiences since 1977.

THE BOOK OF MORMON: April 5-10, 2016

The New York Times calls it “the best musical of this century.” The Washington Post says, “It is the kind of evening that restores your faith in musicals.” And Entertainment Weekly says, “Grade A: the funniest musical of all time.” Jon Stewart of The Daily Show calls it “a crowning achievement. So good it makes me angry.” It’s THE BOOK OF MORMON, the nine-time Tony Award® winning Best Musical from the creators of South Park. Contains explicit language. For more information, visit

RAGTIME: May 14 & 15, 2016

RAGTIME will close the season with the story of an upper-class wife, a determined Jewish immigrant and a daring young Harlem musician – all three united by their desire and belief in a brighter tomorrow. Don’t miss this 13-time Tony Award® nominated musical in a timeless celebration of life – what it could and should be!