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The Mountain Faith Band Sounds of Christmas DVD Premiere Event
Special Event The Mountain Faith Band Sounds of Christmas DVD Premiere Event Franklin NCDate: November 25, 2017
Show Time: 7pm
Ticket Prices: $10 - Buy Tickets

Join Mountain Faith as they celebrate the sounds of the season with a DVD premiere event. Taped live on the stage of the Smoky Mountain Center for the Performing Arts, and featuring family traditions, heart-warming Christmas classics and a few surprises, this new DVD is sure to become treasured viewing year after year. Enjoy a live pre-show concert by Mountain Faith before the premiere presentation.

An Oak Ridge Boys Christmas
Concert An Oak Ridge Boys Christmas Franklin NCDate: December 1, 2017
Show Time: 7:30pm
Ticket Prices: $36, $41, $46 - Buy Tickets

Theirs is one of the most distinctive and recognizable sounds in the music industry. The four-part harmonies and upbeat songs of The Oak Ridge Boys have spawned dozens of Country hits and a Number One Pop smash, earned them Grammy, Dove, CMA, and ACM awards and garnered a host of other industry and fan accolades. Every time they step before an audience, the Oaks bring four decades of charted singles, and 50 years of tradition, to a stage show widely acknowledged as among the most exciting anywhere. And each of the boys remains as enthusiastic about the process as they have ever been. Their string of hits includes the Country-Pop chart-topper Elvira, as well as Bobbie Sue, Dream On, Thank God For Kids, American Made, I Guess It Never Hurts To Hurt Sometimes, Fancy Free, Gonna Take A Lot Of River and many others. Creating a first act of their all time favorite hits and a second act of Christmas classics, An Oak Ridge Boys Christmas is an evening of memories, holiday wishes and most of all, great music.

The Best Christmas Pageant Ever!
Play The Best Christmas Pageant Ever Franklin NCDates: December 8-9, 2017 - Performance Schedule
Ticket Prices: $12 - Buy Tickets

The Herdmans are the worst kids in the history of the world. They lie, steal, smoke cigars, say things they shouldn't, and hit little kids. So no one is prepared when this outlaw family invades church one Sunday and decides to take over the annual Christmas pageant. None of the Herdmans has ever heard the Christmas story before. Their interpretation of the talethe Wise Men are a bunch of dirty spies and Herod needs a good beating--has a lot of people up in arms. But it will make this year's pageant the most unusual anyone has seen and, just possibly, the best one ever. "The Best Christmas Pageant Ever" is a powerful story of misunderstanding, faith and redemption. Through most of the play, the audience can't stop laughing, but by the end, most will be watching the show through tears. A great, fun holiday experience for any age and sure to become a modern Christmas classic. A one-act production, approximately one hour in length.

Presented by the Overlook Theatre Company

Event Sponsor:
Kevin J. Foley MD PA

The Troy Burns Family Christmas Spectacular
Concert The Troy Burns Family Christmas Spectacular Franklin NCDate: December 14, 2017
Show Time: 7:30pm
Ticket Prices: $20, $22, $25 VIP - Buy Tickets

Enjoy the Christmas season with a wonderful night of music and celebration hosted by the Troy Burns Family. Their guests include the Bowling Family, The Bowling Sisters, the Nelons, and the Sneed Family. With some of the most soaring voices in Southern Gospel music today, "The Troy Burns Family Christmas Spectacular" will entertain, inspire and fill the evening with Christmas delight.VIP Includes seating in the first two rows of the auditorium and a back stage meet and greet prior to the concert. Available VIP passes are limited.

Movie: The Polar Express presented by the Macon County Academic Foundation
Movie Movie The Polar Express presented by the Macon County Academic Foundation Franklin NCDate: December 15, 2017
Show Time: 7pm (doors at 6pm)
Ticket Prices: $5 - Sold at door

"It's time to BELIEVE!" The magic of the award-winning film, "The Polar Express" pulls into the Smoky Mountain Center for the Performing Arts for a fun-filled Polar Express Pajama Party! Visitors are greeted at the door by a railroad conductor with a golden ticket and are able to meet Santa, enjoy concessions and admire holiday decorations. Pajamas, pillows, blankets and stuffed animals are encouraged! Doors open at 6pm for pictures with Santa. Tickets are sold at the door for $5 each.

A Merry Motown Christmas
Concert A Merry Motown Christmas Franklin NCDate: December 16, 2017
Show Time: 7:30pm
Ticket Prices: $15, $20, $25, $30 VIP - Buy Tickets

Join us for a soulful tribute to the sounds of the season with a musical concert/ production featuring character tributes, celebrating the evolution of Soul Music, from Motown and beyond. The repertoire of songs spans more than 30 years of Soul classics. The show features multiple dancers and singers, dazzling choreography, glittering costumes and superb musicianship from a live band.

$30 VIP includes seating in the first two rows of the auditorium and a special pre-show meet and greet with the artists.

Christmas With the Annie Moses Band
Concert Christmas With the Annie Moses Band Franklin NCDate: December 22, 2017
Show Time: 7:30pm
Ticket Prices: $25 - Buy Tickets

The Annie Moses Band has been inspiring and entertaining audiences for over a decade, bringing their distinctive style of music across the nation and around the world. A captivating blend of folk and classical, the Annie Moses Band is a talented ensemble of songwriters, singers, and musicians, combining technical skill with exhilarating showmanship.The Band's innovative sound has delighted audiences around the world - in record breaking numbers of airings on PBS and on stages as diverse as Carnegie Hall and the Grand Ole Opry. The members of the Band are also family. Veteran composer, Bill Wolaver, weaves musical styles together into cinematic arrangements while the virtuosic siblings bring Juilliard-honed chops to Nashville-styled music-making. The Annie Moses Band combines the best of beloved genres in a style that unifies audiences, young and old, classical connoisseurs and roots enthusiasts, jazz aficionados and bluegrass buffs. And now, the Annie Moses Band invites you to come celebrate Christmas as they create an exciting and inspirational concert full of traditional and sacred holiday favorites.



2018 Season

Atlanta's Most Wanted- Hits of the 60s & 70s
Concert Atlantas Most Wanted Hits of the 60s 70s Franklin NCDate: January 13, 2018
Show Time: 7pm
Ticket Prices: $18 - Buy Tickets

Let's kick-off the 2018 Season with one of the South East's most popular cover bands. Having played with such classic entertainers as The Drifters and The Coasters and featuring hits of the 60's and 70's, Atlanta's Most Wanted is sure to set your New Year in the right direction with a night filled with many familiar favorites.

Tracy Lawrence
Concert Tracy Lawrence Franklin NCDate: January 26, 2018
Show Time: 7:30pm
Ticket Prices: $25, $30, $35 - Buy Tickets

By nearly every metric, Tracy Lawrence is a mega-watt success story. Thirteen millions albums sold. A collection of no. one singles. Twenty-two song so the Billboard Top-Ten charts. A slew of CMA and ACM awards. Even a Grammy nomination. Yes, the small town Arkansas-bred teenager who arrived in Nashville nearly three decades ago with a guitar and $700 in his pocket has done himself proud. Don't remind him, though. Because despite it all, the"sticks and stones" icon has always felt it important to maintain a steadfast workmanlike approach to and sheer reverence for his craft. When asked to sum up his career, Lawrence says with a sense of wonder in his voice, "I go to work. I put on my uniform and I go do my job. I've been blessed."

Zach Williams & Citizen Way
Concert Zach Williams Citizen Way Franklin NCDate: February 3, 2018
Show Time: 7:30pm
Ticket Prices: $10, $15 - Buy Tickets

Zach Williams wears many hats: from husband and father to church staff and worship leader. Most recently he can add recording artist to the list. Zach is no novice to the music industry. He had spent a majority of his life traveling with various bands. It was while on the road that the Lord grabbed a hold of him and he decided to leave the rock star life behind. After that, Zach transitioned in to a position at the Refuge Campus of Central Baptist Church in Jonesboro, Arkansas in which he still serves. It came as a shock when the opportunity to sign with Provident Label Group as a new Christian artist arose. Never in his wildest dreams did Zach Williams think that he would be in this place of writing and recording music in the Christian music industry, especially from years of hard living on the road while in a rock & roll band. His personal testimony of receiving freedom in the Lord is so beautifully reflected in his debut single "Chain Breaker." The song came from a place of wanting to reach people who had been struggling and it undoubtedly has. Over the course of it's release in the summer of 2016, an influx of stories have been shared on his various social media pages by people who have experienced the life changing power of broken chains.

Sporting pop-rock influences, infectious lyrics and a creatively ambitious sound, the band, Citizen Way, carries with it a decided level of maturity and vulnerability. Band member, Josh Calhoun shares the desire of the group: "Knowing when we're on stage and when we're sharing the Gospel, we believe the Holy Spirit will waters the seeds of those listening and lets them grow." The group prays their latest offering can meet people where they are, offering encouragement, uplifting their spirit and reminding them of the power of God's promise. "My goal is always to put a hook around God's word and let people sing it," Calhoun says. "I want people to fall in love with Jesus. I just want them to know that the word of Jesus is something worth following and I'm going to spend my life and my energy on it because I believe in it that much."

Proceeds from this event will benefit the The Hands and Feet Project

The Diamonds
Concert The Diamonds Franklin NCDate: February 10, 2018
Show Time: 7:30pm
Ticket Prices: $20 - Buy Tickets

In 1957, The Diamonds released an instant million selling hit called Little Darlin'. The song continues to sell worldwide and has been dubbed "the National Anthem of Rock and Roll." To date it has sold approximately 20 million copies and led to many honors and accolades including 3 Gold Records, 33 appearances on American Bandstand, the American Graffiti Soundtrack, the soundtrack to Happy Days, and inductions into the Vocal Group Hall of Fame and the Doo-Wop Hall of Fame. Through the years since the release of Little Darlin' The Diamonds have learned one important lesson-the durability of this classic rock and roll music is as much about the future as it is about the past. As a result, The Diamonds continue to expand their audience to this day, performing in a variety of venues and settings worldwide.

Laura Story- A "Date Night Event" presented by Heart For Familes
Concert Laura Story A Date Night Event presented by Heart For Familes Franklin NCDate: February 16, 2018
Show Time: 7:30pm
Ticket Prices: $15, $18, $20 - Buy Tickets

Laura Story wrote the No. 1 worship hit "Indescribable" which was recorded in 2004 by Chris Tomlin. Soon after, she signed an artist deal with the INO Records and her 2008 national debut won a Dove Award for Inspirational Album and earned Laura two consecutive nominations for Female Vocalist of the Year while suffering through personal hardships. "Life is filled with things you don't expect, but the Bible tells us to respond by trusting God and continuing to worship Him. This is how faith works, and God has proven to be faithful." Singing and teaching in churches across the United States, Western Europe, and South America, Laura believes through music and prayer, this is her chance to share the gospel. Presented by Heart for Families as a special "date night" event.

James & the Giant Peach: A Magical Puppet Adventure
Play James the Giant Peach A Magical Puppet Adventure Franklin NCDates: March 2-3, 2018 - Performance Schedule
Ticket Prices: $12 - Buy Tickets

James is a lonely, orphaned boy living with his two horrible and nasty aunts in a ramshackle house on the top of a high hill in the south of England. His aunts make James do all the cleaning and never let him away from the house to meet other children or make friends. But James' luck starts to change when he meets a mysterious old man who hands him a magical gift. That gift will change his life and introduce James to some of the most unusual friends a young boy could ever have, leadning to the most fantastical adventure one could only imagine! Told through the magic puppetry, eye-popping special effects and filled with lots of laughs, this classic story based on the work of Roald Dahl, will delight every dreamer of every age. Approximately one hour in length.

Presented by the Overlook Theatre Company

The Nelsons: Ricky Nelson Remembered
Concert The Nelsons Ricky Nelson Remembered Franklin NCDate: March 16, 2018
Show Time: 7:30pm
Ticket Prices: $25, $30 - Buy Tickets

"Ricky Nelson Remembered" is a unique multi media entertainment event featuring the live music of Ricky Nelson's hit songs, including "Hello Mary Lou," "Travelin' Man" and "Garden Party" performed by Ricky's own twin sons Matthew & Gunnar Nelson and includes never before seen big screen video footage of the Nelson family with interviews from celebrities, family and friends of Ricky Nelson. The show appeals to a wide audience and multiple generations of music lovers and celebrates Ricky Nelson's life and rise as America's original Teen Idol' to his tragic passing in a New Year's Eve plane crash.

The Day He Wore My Crown: The Resurrection Story
Musical The Day He Wore My Crown The Resurrection Story Franklin NCDates: March 23-24, 2018 - Performance Schedule
Ticket Prices: $8 Students, $15 Adults - Buy Tickets

Years ago, David T. Clydesdale had a vision to arrange some of the greatest Easter songs ever recorded that could tell the complete story of the Resurrection. 35 years later, The Day He Wore My Crown is still a best-selling collection and a magnificent Easter celebration. Audiences are sure to be moved by lyrics that take every heart on a journey from the crowds crying out, "Hosanna!" to the passion of Christ on the cross, and finally to the glory of His resurrection- all in a beautifully crafted musical that includes songs written by iconic names such as Bill and Gloria Gaither, Lari Goss, and Phil Johnson. Come and experience the majesty of the everlasting King with live drama, a full choir and these heart-changing songs that continue to speak to all generations. Staged by the Overlook Theatre Company; Musical Direction by Kathi Graham.

Presented by the Overlook Theatre Company

The Midtown Men
Concert The Midtown Men Franklin NCDate: April 21, 2018
Show Time: 7:30pm
Ticket Prices: $33, $39, $45 - On Sale: 12/5/2017
9:00 AM

After a successful multi-city tour across the U.S. and Canada, The Midtown Men reunites Christian Hoff, Michael Longoria, Daniel Reichard, and J. Robert Spencer, stars from the original cast of Broadway's Tony Award-winning musical Jersey Boys. Together, they create a dynamic concert featuring top hits from a Who's Who of the 1960s, including The Beatles, The Beach Boys, The Temptations and The Jackson 5. This spectacular evening features show business stories, memories and a special tribute to The Four Seasons, whose story they brought to life every night as Stars in the Original Cast of Jersey Boys. Not a performance of or not Affiliated With the Show Jersey Boys.

Popvich Comedy Pet Theatre
Special Event Popvich Comedy Pet Theatre Franklin NCDate: April 28, 2018
Show Time: 7pm
Ticket Prices: $18, $23 - On Sale: 12/5/2017
9:00 AM

The World Famous Popovich Comedy Pet Theater is a family-oriented blend of the unique comedy and clown skills of Gregory Popovich, and the talents of his furry costars. Featuring are more than 30 pets in the show, each one having been rescued from animal shelters and given a new "leash" on life filling the stage with skills, stunts, laughs and excitement. The Popvich Comedy Pet Theatre has been voted Las Vegas' "Entertainer of the Year" and "Best Family Show." This show is sure to raise the "roof-roof!"

Tanya Tucker
Concert Tanya Tucker Franklin NCDate: May 4, 2018
Show Time: 7:30pm
Ticket Prices: $28, $33, $38 - On Sale: 1/3/2018
9:00 AM

Edgy. Classic. Country. A defining voice of country music and a modern day legend, Tanya Tucker inspired many female artists who still top the charts today. From the signature classic songs to the unforgettable sass and soul of her voice, Tucker has paved a path in country music and beyond through an unprecedented level of success and continues her longevity today due to a natural, undeniable talent which has proven to be timeless ever since she recorded her debut single "Delta Dawn," at age 13. With appearances across the world, the Grand Old Opry, the Country Music Hall of Fame and even Super Bowl Half-Time Show, Tucker's career, nearly four decades already underway, is proving to be one for the record books.

Tim Hawkins
Special Event Tim Hawkins Franklin NCDate: May 18, 2018
Show Time: 7:30pm
Ticket Prices: $30, $35, $40, $65 Uber Fan Package - On Sale: 1/3/2018
9:00 AM

Since giving up his job as a grocery truck driver in 2002, Tim Hawkins has been forging the magical blend between two comedic ideals: (1.)A genuinely funny comedy show (2.)that caters to the entire family. Is it realistic? Hawkins believes so. With over 100 million views on YouTube, 120+ sold out shows every year, and a motley crew of 200K+ Facebook fans, Tim has started a gut-busting grassroots revolution of multi-generational (hilarious) proportions.

Uber Fan Package includes reserved seating in the first two rows of the theatre, a special concert laminate, a $10 voucher for Tim's merchandise at the event and a post-show meet and greet with Tim. Space is limited.

Taylor Mason: Ventriloquist, Musician & Stand-Up Comedian
Special Event Taylor Mason Ventriloquist Musician Stand Up Comedian Franklin NCDate: June 8, 2018
Show Time: 7:30pm
Ticket Prices: $15, $18 - On Sale: 2/1/2018
9:00 AM

Taylor Mason's quick wit, flawless delivery and polished material make him a hit with audiences of every age. He is a ventriloquist, musician and stand-up comedian. Having graduated from the University of Illinois with a degree in agriculture (fertile training ground for a comedian!), followed by a master's degree from The Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University (in advertising), Taylor has never had a "real" job. Instead, his experiences as a comedy writer and performer has taken him from The Second City Theatre in Chicago to headlining gigs at every major comedy club across the country, presenting at a corporate events and performing on the Disney Cruise Line. By using the music, laughter and the shared experience of sheer joy as his calling cards, Taylor Mason has built an outstanding, consistent and truly American career as an entertainer.

The Leader of the Pack: The Musical Life of Ellie Greenwich
Musical The Leader of the Pack The Musical Life of Ellie Greenwich Franklin NCDates: June 22, 23, 29 & 30, 2018 - Performance Schedule
Ticket Prices: $12 Students, $17 Adults - On Sale: 2/1/2018
9:00 AM

This hit Broadway musical retrospective celebrates the life and times of Ellie Greenwich, whose doo-wop sounds skyrocketed to the top of the 1960's charts. In the city of Levittown of New York state lived an ordinary girl named Ellie. She dreamed of a great career in the music industry and longed to hear her songs played on the radio. Through joys and heartaches, commercial successes and painful loss, Ellie managed to fulfill her dream with a career spanning more than forty years and countless gold records. The Leader of the Pack Musical tells the story of that girl though the melodies and lyrics of more than thirty songs that made her famous including such hits as "Chapel of Love," "Be My Little Baby," "Da Do Run Run," "Why Do Lovers Break Each Others Hearts," "Do Way Diddy Diddy," "The Leader of the Pack" and many more. A full two-act production.

Presented by the Overlook Theatre Company

The Isaacs with Special Guest, Ricky Skaggs
Concert The Isaacs with Special Guest Ricky Skaggs Franklin NCDate: July 6, 2018
Show Time: 7pm
Ticket Prices: $30, $37, $65 VIP - On Sale: 3/1/2018
9:00 AM

The Isaacs, a multi-award winning family group, features mother Lily Isaacs, and siblings Ben Isaacs, Sonya Isaacs Yeary and Rebecca Isaacs Bowman. Playing their own acoustic instruments and joined by other band members, The Isaacs have a unique style that blends tight, family harmony with contemporary acoustic instrumentation that appeals to a variety of audiences. Their musical style has been influenced by many genres of music including bluegrass, rhythm and blues, folk and country, contemporary, acoustic and southern gospel. They perform frequently at the Grand Old Opry, and are active members on the Gaither Homecoming Videos. Throughout the year, they often perform to welcoming fans in countries such as South Africa, Norway, Holland, Scotland, Ireland, Israel, Canada and many more. They feel very blessed to be able to share their message of grace through song and story.

A life full of music is the story of Ricky Skaggs. By age 21, he was already considered a "recognized master" of one of America's most demanding art forms, but his career took him in other directions, catapulting him to popularity and success in the mainstream of country music. His life's path has taken him to various musical genres, from where it all began in bluegrass music, to striking out on new musical journeys, while still leaving his musical roots intact. Ricky is a 14-time Grammy Award winner and continues to do his part to lead the recent revival in Bluegrass music.

The Isaacs with Special Guests, Larry Gatlin & the Gatlin Brothers
Concert The Isaacs with Special Guests Larry Gatlin the Gatlin Brothers Franklin NCDate: July 7, 2018
Show Time: 7pm
Ticket Prices: $30, $37, $65 VIP - On Sale: 3/1/2018
9:00 AM

The Isaacs, a multi-award winning family group, features mother Lily Isaacs, and siblings Ben Isaacs, Sonya Isaacs Yeary and Rebecca Isaacs Bowman. Playing their own acoustic instruments and joined by other band members, The Isaacs have a unique style that blends tight, family harmony with contemporary acoustic instrumentation that appeals to a variety of audiences. Their musical style has been influenced by many genres of music including bluegrass, rhythm and blues, folk and country, contemporary, acoustic and southern gospel. They perform frequently at the Grand Old Opry, and are active members on the Gaither Homecoming Videos. Throughout the year, they often perform to welcoming fans in countries such as South Africa, Norway, Holland, Scotland, Ireland, Israel, Canada and many more. They feel very blessed to be able to share their message of grace through song and story.Over 50 years ago, Larry, Steve, and Rudy Gatlin started singing in their little hometown of Abilene, Texas, and from there went on to make music history. Over the course of a four-decade career that has taken the Gatlin Brothers from dusty Texas stages to White House performances, from Broadway to Grammy Awards to the top of the country charts, there has been one unifying element: music. There's no harmony quite as pure as family harmony. Country Capsule put it best, "Gatlin harmonies spin with high and light precision and their music bleeds and screams of love and a lot of living." With over a dozen top 40 hits and influenced by faith, family and their fans, Larry, Steve and Rudy will always be ready to "stand up and sing a tune any night."

Mountain Voices
Concert Mountain Voices Franklin NCDate: July 13, 2018
Show Time: 7pm
Ticket Prices: $12 - On Sale: 3/1/2018
9:00 AM

Mountain Voices, a 55-member chorus, will present Music by the Decade. The program will include show tunes, Top 40 hits, gospel, and patriot songs from over 50 years of music. Mountain Voices is under the direction of Beverly Barnett and accompanied by Mary Pittman.

The Sock Hops
Concert The Sock Hops Franklin NCDate: July 27, 2018
Show Time: 7:30pm
Ticket Prices: $18 - On Sale: 3/1/2018
9:00 AM

Let's celebrate the summer with a drive down memory lane as The Sock Hops perform hits from all your favorite songs of the '50s, '60s, and '70s. Specializing in four-part harmonies, The Sock Hops will have you singing along as they bring all the great classic hits to the stage, including "Why Do Fools Fall in Love?" "At the Hop," "Sherry," "The Lion Sleeps Tonight," and "Come Go With Me."

Slippery When Wet: The Ultimate Bon Jovi Tribute
Concert Slippery When Wet The Ultimate Bon Jovi Tribute Franklin NCDate: August 3, 2018
Show Time: 7:30pm
Ticket Prices: $18, $20 - On Sale: 4/3/2018
9:00 AM

Slippery When Wet- The Ultimate Bon Jovi Tribute was formed in 2003 by Jason Morey after answering many inquiries of "Are you Jon Bon Jovi?" It was then that Jason knew he had to take advantage of the resemblance. Slippery When Wet- The Ultimate Bon Jovi Tribute has taken exact live arrangements from Bon Jovi's 2000's Crush tour , 2002's Bounce tour , 2005's Have a Nice Day tour, 2008's Lost Highway tour and 2010's The Circle tour to form a show that has the power to give even the most intimate venue the feel of an arena concert. Slippery When Wet has played to many packed houses throughout the Southeast and has quickly become the top draw by many rock music lovers. The bands shows are the most attended and highest grossing of any tributes in the country and 2007 the band was officially authorized by Bon Jovi for their entertaining stage performances. Their drive, musical ability, showmanship and dedication to duplicating the Bon Jovi live experience simply cannot be outdone.

The Swon Brothers
Concert The Swon Brothers Franklin NCDate: August 11, 2018
Show Time: 7:30pm
Ticket Prices: $20, $25, $30 - On Sale: 4/3/2018
9:00 AM

By playing contemporary country music with a traditional rock advantage (and a dash of sibling harmonies), the Oklahoma duo known as the Swon Brothers have proceeded to go from playing in a small family band to a growing stardom in country music circles. In 2013, the Swon Brothers rose to national prominence after appearing on Blake Shelton's team in the reality singing competition, the Voice. While finishing in third place, the duo was able to introduce themselves to a wider audience and most recently have toured the country appearing at festivals, theaters and as an opening act to fellow Oklahoma native, Carrie Underwood.

The Foreigner, the Hilarious Comedy
Play The Foreigner the Hilarious Comedy Franklin NCDates: September 14, 15, 21 & 22, 2018 - Performance Schedule
Ticket Prices: $12 Students, $17 Adults - On Sale: 5/1/2018
9:00 AM

When an Englishman arrives at a rural Georgia fishing cabin for some much needed relaxation, the wacky occupants give him an experience like none other. This laugh-out-loud comedy of crazy characters and misunderstandings is full of Southern charm, and is guaranteed to keep the audience laughing until they cry. Without a doubt, an evening you won't soon forget! A full two-act production.

Presented by the Overlook Theatre Company

The Willis Clan
Concert The Willis Clan Franklin NCDate: October 13, 2018
Show Time: 7:30pm
Ticket Prices: $21, $26 - On Sale: 6/4/2018
9:00 AM

When 12 brothers and sisters from Tennessee auditioned on Season 9 of "America's Got Talent" by singing an Appalachian-infused version of "My Favorite Things," the judges weren't the only ones who fell in love. Before bowing out in the quarter-finals, the Willis Clan wowed millions of new fans with their music and original sound. The family's musical influence is inspired by their own traditional Irish roots, and combines with country, pop, sacred, and even barbershop. The Willis Clan have won dozens of medals in the USA and in Ireland, and appear in may Irish festivals across the country. It was their career defining appearances on "America's Got Talent" that alerted the country to this unique clan opening the door to become regulars on the Grand Ole Opry and allowing the close-knit family to share the music that has connected them to the past, and made the future possible.

Mark Twain's The Notorious Jumping Frog of Calaveras County
Play Mark Twains The Notorious Jumping Frog of Calaveras County Franklin NCDates: October 19-20, 2018 - Performance Schedule
Ticket Prices: $12 - On Sale: 6/4/2018
9:00 AM

Jim loves to gamble and will offer to bet on anything and everything, from horse races to dogfights, to the health of the local parson's wife. When Jim catches a frog, whom he names Dan'l Webster, he offers to bet $40 to anyone in Calaveras County that can produce a frog that will out-jump Dan'l. Filled with scheming, silliness and Mark Twain's traditional wit, this classic story reaffirms that most of life's lessons can be taught with a laugh. Approximately one hour in length.

Presented by the Overlook Theatre Company

The Bellamy Brothers
Concert The Bellamy Brothers Franklin NCDate: November 16, 2018
Show Time: 7:30pm
Ticket Prices: $25, $30, $35 - On Sale: 7/3/2018
9:00 AM

For more than 30 years, the Bellamy Brothers have been the unassuming picture of consistency in Country music, crafting honest, heartfelt songs that connect with millions of listeners around the world. Even more remarkable is the fact that they've remained relevant in a genre that has become increasingly enamored with style over substance and fleeting celebrity over artistic vision. Yet, Howard and David Bellamy have weathered the trends admirably, enjoying enormous success throughout their career with Numerous No 1 hits on both the Pop and Country charts. Evidence of the Brothers' continued popularity today isn't too hard to find. In 2009, "Let Your Love Flow" received the distinguished BMI Five Million Performance Award and was listed as one of the top songs of the century. The Bellamy Brothers' success and longevity is a feat that few act have duplicated. What began as an unlikely duo from Darby, FL has emerged 35 years later as one of the most successful and respected groups in Country music history.

A John Berry Christmas
Concert A John Berry Christmas Franklin NCDate: November 24, 2018
Show Time: 7:30pm
Ticket Prices: $25, $30, $35 - On Sale: 7/3/2018
9:00 AM

John Berry has a new outlook, a new address and a new beginning. The singer-songwriter rose to stardom on the country charts of the 1990s with such mega hits as "Your Love Amazes Me," "Standing on the Edge of Goodbye" and "She's Taken a Shine." He has earned multiple Gold and Platinum records over the years. John was nominated for the ACM Top New Male Vocalist in 1994, won a Grammy Award in 1996 for his participation in Amazing Grace: A Country Salute to Gospel Vol. 1. In 1997 he was nominated for Vocal Event of the Year (for Long Haired Country Boy with Charlie Daniels and Hal Ketchum) and in 2013 John was nominated for the Mainstream Country Male Artist by the ICM Awards. And thanks to the miracles of modern technology, he even sang a duet with the late, great Patsy Cline. "I love what I do, with a passion not seen in quite some time," says Berry. "I'm hopeful and excited about the future. I love singing and always will." His annual Christmas tours brighten the holidays for thousands, as does his electrifying rendition of O' Holy Night. We invite you to join John for an evening of stories, memories and a traditional Holiday music filled event for the entire family.

Elf: The Broadway Musical Comedy
Musical Elf The Broadway Musical Comedy Franklin NCDates: December 6-8, 2018 - Performance Schedule
Ticket Prices: $12 Students, $17 Adults - On Sale: 8/1/2018
9:00 AM

Based on the cherished 2003 New Line Cinema hit, Buddy, a young orphan, mistakenly crawls into Santa's bag of gifts and is transported to the North Pole. The would-be elf is raised, unaware that he is actually a human, until his enormous size and poor toy-making abilities cause him to face the truth. With Santa's permission, Buddy embarks on a journey to New York City to find his birth father and discover his true identity. Faced with the harsh realities that his father is on the naughty list and his half-brother doesn't even believe in Santa, Buddy is determined to win over his new family and help New York remember the true meaning of Christmas. This modern day holiday classic is sure to make everyone embrace their inner elf. After all, the best way to spread Christmas Cheer is singing loud for all to hear!

Presented by the Overlook Theatre Company

A Rocky Mountain Christmas Featuring Jim Curry & the Music of John Denver
Concert A Rocky Mountain Christmas Featuring Jim Curry the Music of John Denver Franklin NCDate: December 21, 2018
Show Time: 7:30pm
Ticket Prices: $19, $24 - On Sale: 8/1/2018
9:00 AM

A family holiday tradition comes to life in "A Rocky Mountain Christmas" as Jim Curry performs the music from John Denver's many Christmas Television specials and Christmas Music collections. Memorable melodies that speak to the heart of the holidays like "Silver Bells," "Silent Night," and "O Holy Night," along with John's own "Christmas for Cowboys," "Noel, Christmas Eve," "Aspenglow," and "The Peace Carol." Enjoy these songs along with John's all-time hits like "Rocky Mountain High," "Sunshine On My Shoulders," and "Back Home Again," as Jim Curry and his band "fill up your senses" in this heart-felt seasonal show.



















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