Singers Amy Grant and Travis Tritt will perform at the Clayton Center for the Arts during its 2012-13 season.
The Grammy Award-winning Grant opens the center's third season with an 8 p.m. Sept. 27 acoustical concert. The other performances at the center, located on the Maryville College campus, include music, comedies and a dinner theater performance. The schedule is:
n Comedian Etta May's one-woman show "White Trash Diary," 8 p.m. Oct. 5;
n Bluegrass duo Dailey and Vincent, 8 p.m. Nov. 2;
n Southern country rocker Travis Tritt, in an acoustical concert, 8 p.m. Jan. 19, 2013
n Opera-trained 3 Redneck Tenors who have been on the television show "America's Got Talent," 8 p.m. Feb. 22
n Leahy, a musical group of eight brothers and sisters who perform Celtic, Scottish and Irish music, 8 p.m. March 2;
n The 1960s-inspired musical "The Bikinis," 8 p.m. March 22
The center also presents an April 6 dinner theater show called "Broadway's Next H! t Musical." Performers create a musical theater performance by improvising a story based on song titles they receive from the theater audience.
Also planned is the premiere of the black-and-white film "Macbeth" in the fall. There will be two theatrical productions, a September presentation of "The Glass Menagerie" and a February show of "Hamlet."
All the performances will be in the center's 1,200-seat Ronald and Lynda Nutt Theatre except for the dinner theater which will be in the William Baxter Lee Grand Foyer.
Season tickets for four or seven shows go on sale June 25 at the Clayton box office, 865-981-8590. The seven-show season package ranges from $145 to $240. The dinner theater show is an additional ticket. Single tickets will be sold at a later date.
© 2012, Knoxville News Sentinel Co.
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