The TPAC Gala raises funds for cultural and community events
Film, television and Broadway actor Norm Lewis headlined the Tennessee Performing Arts Center Gala on April 9 at the historic War Memorial Auditorium in downtown Nashville.
Lewis, who recently performed at TPAC as part of the Cabaret on Stage series, was the first African-American to play the ghost in “The Phantom of the Opera” on Broadway in 2014. At the gala, he received the TPAC Impact Award for its pioneering work. theatrical and musical productions.
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The Black Tie Gala is CCU’s annual fundraising event for its educational, cultural and community involvement activities. The event started with a cocktail followed by a sit-down dinner and Lewis’ performance. The Late Party followed the formal gala with cocktails and entertainment.
Jennifer Turner, CEO and president of TPAC, TPAC announced that deploying a new family programming and a series of international dance, as well as the return of cabaret shows, which will include a performance by Kristin Chenoweth this year.