Dr. Broadway (Kristin Stultz Pressley) is a Musical Theatre Historian – and one of Broadway’s biggest fans. A passionate and energetic presenter, Pressley has taught theatre at every level – from pre-school to university. She earned her graduate degrees from the University of Kentucky (Master of Arts in Theatre, 2005) and the University of Georgia (Doctor of Philosophy in Theatre, 2011) and subsequently taught Theatre courses at Presbyterian College (Clinton, SC) and Furman University (Greenville, SC).
Individual sessions will be hosted for each show in the 2023-2024 season. Each session will take place in between the Saturday matinee and evening shows. The time for each session will depend on the run-time of the show, and will be announced at a later date. Stay tuned for more details, and information about how to sign-up. While these events are free, advanced registration is required.
Jagged Little Pill - December 9, 2023 at 5pm - East Tennessee Historical Society (601 S Gay Street)
WICKED - January 13, 2024 at 5pm - Hyatt Place Knoxville Downtown (530 S Gay Street)
Hadestown - March 9, 2024 time TBD - East Tennessee Historical Society (601 S Gay Street)
To Kill a Mockingbird - April 6, 2024 time TBD - East Tennessee Historical Society (601 S Gay Street)
Beetlejuice - June 15, 2025 time TBD - East Tennessee Historical Society (601 S Gay Street)
This free program is made possible thanks to generous support by the Tennessee Arts Commission.