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Clayton Center for the Arts

The Clayton Center for the Arts bringing Art and Entertainment to East Tennessee

Clayton Center for the Arts
on the Campus of Maryville College
502 E. Lamar Alexander Parkway
Maryville, TN 37804
Fax: 865.981.8247
865.981.8590

Clayton Center for the Arts Events

Oct 24

"Man Made" Southern Circuit

"Man Made" Documentary
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Time: 7:00 pm
Date: Wednesday October 24, 2018
Location: Clayton Center for the Arts
Address: 502 E. Lamar Alexander Parkway, Maryville, TN, 37804
Price: $5
Category: Film / Movie
MAN MADE follows the extraordinary lives of four transgender men as they prepare to compete at TransFitCon, the only all trans-bodybuilding competition in the world—held in Atlanta, GA.

Told through the intimate and authentic lens of trans filmmaker T Cooper, MAN MADE intertwines the nuances of manhood, the drive for social justice, and the competitive desire to forge our own paths and be our personal best.
Q & A with film director T Cooper after the screening.

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Nov 6

"Chasing Portraits"

"Chasing Portraits"
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Time: 7:00 pm
Date: Tuesday November 6, 2018
Location: Clayton Center for the Arts
Address: 502 E. Lamar Alexander Parkway, Maryville, TN, 37804
Price: $5
Category: Film / Movie
Moshe Rynecki (1881-1943) was a prolific Warsaw based artist who painted scenes of the Polish-Jewish community in the interwar years. After the Holocaust, Moshe͛s wife was only able to recover a small fraction of his work. His great-granddaughter, Elizabeth Rynecki, has searched for the missing art, with remarkable and unexpected success.
Q & A with the filmmaker, Elizabeth Rynecki after the screening.

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Nov 9

Voces8

Voces8
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Time: 7:30 pm
Date: Friday November 9, 2018
Location: Clayton Center for the Arts
Address: 502 E. Lamar Alexander Parkway, Maryville, TN, 37804
Price: $21.50 to $32.50
Category: Concert / Live Music
The ensemble demonstrates the sheer beauty of voices in harmony though a vast range of repertoire from churches, courts and concert halls, alongside folk, jazz and pop arrangements. The result is a rare mix of the ethereal and angelic, paired with pure toe-tapping fun.
photo credit: Andy Staples

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Dec 1

Christmas with the Annie Moses Band

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Time: 7:30 pm
Date: Saturday December 1, 2018
Location: Clayton Center for the Arts
Address: 502 E. Lamar Alexander Parkway, Maryville, TN, 37804
Price: $25 to $40
Category: Concert / Live Music
Christmas With the Annie Moses Band is a high-spirits holiday tour-de-force, featuring fiery string playing and soulful renditions of enduring favorites and fresh originals, infused with that unmistakable instrumental sparkle that makes the Annie Moses Band experience so unforgettable. From the spirited rendition of ‘God Rest Ye, Merry Gentlemen’ to the breathtaking beauty of ‘O Holy Night’, this evening of Christmas music is invigorating, reverential, and transporting.

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Jan 12

Kinky Boots

Kinky Boots
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Time: Times Vary
Date: Saturday January 12, 2019
Location: Clayton Center for the Arts
Address: 502 E. Lamar Alexander Parkway, Maryville, TN, 37804
Price: $45.50 to $73.50
Category: Theatre / Dance
KINKY BOOTS is Broadway’s huge-hearted, high-heeled hit! With songs by Grammy® and Tony® winning pop icon Cyndi Lauper, this joyous musical celebration is about the friendships we discover, and the belief that you can change the world when you change your mind. Inspired by true events, KINKY BOOTS takes you from a gentlemen’s shoe factory in Northampton to the glamorous catwalks of Milan.
“A BIG-HEARTED, HIGH-KICKING HIT!” – Chicago Tribune
Two performances: 2pm & 7:30 pm

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Feb 2

Rioult Dance: Women on the Edge

Rioult Dance:
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Time: 7:30 pm
Date: Saturday February 2, 2019
Location: Clayton Center for the Arts
Address: 502 E. Lamar Alexander Parkway, Maryville, TN, 37804
Price: $21.50 to $32.50
Category: Theatre / Dance
WOMEN ON THE EDGE…Unsung Heroines of the Trojan War is a trilogy of dances inspired by Euripides’ tragic heroines Iphigenia, Helen of Troy, and Cassandra. Pascal Rioult’s interpretations of these timeless stories highlight not only grace, strength, and resilience of women in society but also the futility and immorality of war. The program includes Iphigenia, On Distant Shores, and Cassandra’s Curse set to commissioned music by contemporary American composers Michael Torke, Aaron Kernis, and Richard Danielpour respectively.
photo credit: Sophia Negron

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Feb 23

Mayumana: Currents

Mayumana: Currents
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Time: 7:30 pm
Date: Saturday February 23, 2019
Location: Clayton Center for the Arts
Address: 502 E. Lamar Alexander Parkway, Maryville, TN, 37804
Price: $23.50 to $35.50
Category: Entertainment
‘Currents’ is a spectacular show that was inspired by the historical Battle of Currents between Thomas Edison and Nikola Tesla in their quest for finding energy sources for the world.

The show combines a variety of elements: specially made musical instruments, massive video art projections including video mapping on the walls of the Old City of Jerusalem and eleven skilled performers in constant movement, playing on different instruments and musically juggling between different sounds.
“…Non stop action pack…Part dance, part acrobatics, nothing like we ever saw.” —ABC News

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Mar 1

L.A. Theatre Works presents "Steel Magnolias"

L.A. Theatre Works
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Time: 7:30 pm
Date: Friday March 1, 2019
Location: Clayton Center for the Arts
Address: 502 E. Lamar Alexander Parkway, Maryville, TN, 37804
Price: $26.50 to $37.50
Category: Theatre / Dance
L.A. Theatre Works, Sustan Albert Loewenberg, Producing Director presents Steel Magnolias by Robert Harling
On the road, LATW has delighted audiences with its unique live radio theater style performances. An L.A. Theatre Works performance is immediate, spontaneous, and features a first-rate cast, live sound effects, and a connection to the audience.

A unique experience where the actors direct their dialogue to the audience, with costumes, sound effects and small sets, this is an intimate theatre experience not to be missed.

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Apr 24

The Illusionists: Live from Broadway™

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Time: 7:30 pm
Date: Wednesday April 24, 2019
Location: Clayton Center for the Arts
Address: 502 E. Lamar Alexander Parkway, Maryville, TN, 37804
Price: $45.50 to $73.50
Category: Entertainment
Back by Popular Demand!
This mind blowing spectacular showcases the jaw dropping talents of five of the most incredible Illusionists on earth. THE ILLUSIONISTSTM – LIVE FROM BROADWAYTM has shattered box office records across the globe and dazzles audiences of all ages with a powerful mix of the most outrageous and astonishing acts ever to be seen on stage. This non-stop show is packed with thrilling and sophisticated magic of unprecedented proportions.

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May 11

California Guitar Trio & Montreal Guitar Trio

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Time: 7:30 pm
Date: Saturday May 11, 2019
Location: Clayton Center for the Arts
Address: 502 E. Lamar Alexander Parkway, Maryville, TN, 37804
Price: $26.50 to $37.50
Category: Concert / Live Music
California Guitar Trio is celebrating their 25th Anniversary! Together, their technical wizardry is breathtaking, as is the wide range of instrumental music the group renders.
Described by the CBC as the “hottest” guitar ensemble in Canada, MG3 has quickly established itself as a force to be reckoned with, as well as an interactive force in various musical forms.

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