A Sander's Family Christmas has added a performance on Sunday afternoon on December 14 at 2:2:30 pm. Buy tickets onlineor call 931-484-5000.

A Sanders Family Christmas continues to delight

A Sanders Family Christmas

A Sanders Family Christmas, the heart-warming sequel to Connie Ray and Alan Bailey's wildly-successful bluegrass/gospel musical Smoke on the Mountain, returns to the Cumberland County Playhouse for its 16th year!

It's Christmas Eve, 1941, and America is going to war. So is Dennis Sanders of the Sanders Family Singers.

The family gathers for one last holiday sing at Mount Pleasant Baptist Church before Dennis ships out to boot camp.

Join Pastor Mervin Oglethorpe and the rest of the family as they share their music and witness—and send Dennis off with hilarious and touching stories and twenty-five Southern Gospel Christmas favorites.

Directed by Weslie Webster, this year's cast will feature Cody Murphy as Pastor Oglethorpe (pictured above), Patty Payne as June Sanders, Daniel Black as Burl Sanders, Lauren Marshall as Vera Sanders (and the show's Music Director), and Malachi Banegas and Ellie Burnett as twins Dennis and Denise Sanders.

Faith, family and fun abound in this heavenly holiday favorite that's been pleasing Playhouse audiences for 16 years. It's got great gospel music, uproarious laughter and a romantic surprise! A Sanders Family Christmas is rated G and runs through December 21.

Adventure Theater
Rated G

Adults: $25
Seniors: $24
Groups: $23
Students: $13

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at 931-484-5000.

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Jason Ross cast as Ebenezer Scrooge in Scrooge: The Musical

Jason Ross stars in Scrooge: The Musical

Jason Ross (above) stars in Scrooge: The Musical on the Mainstage through December 20.

The 1992 stage musical, with book, music, and lyrics by Leslie Bricusse, is a close adaptation of of the 1970 musical film Scrooge starring Albert Finney.

Bricusse was nominated for a an Academy Award for the song score he wrote for the film, and most of those songs were carried over to the musical.

Like the film, the musical closely follows the plot of Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol, in which the miserly Ebenezer Scrooge undergoes a profound experience of redemption over the course of a Christmas Eve night, after being visited by the ghost of his former partner Jacob Marley and the ghosts of Christmas past, present and future.

Watch this page for more information, including photos of Jason and production videos, coming soon!

Rated G.

Ticket Prices:
$27 Adults
$26 Seniors
$25 Groups
$14 Students

Sponsored by M. Stewart Galloway, M.D. and Janis L. Holt, M.D., Cumberland Eye Care

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Crossville's own Mandy Barnett returns Friday!

Mandy Barnett in Concert

November 28 is the return of hometown star Mandy Barnett, fresh off acclaimed performances with The Nashville Symphony Orchestra, and a new, hit record available at Cracker Barrel Old Country Stores.

Mandy will perform songs from her various albums, classic country and pop tunes, and Christmas songs—ushering in the warmth and joy of the holiday season with "I’ll Be Home For Christmas," "Winter Wonderland," "Jingle Bell Rock," and others.

Mandy's current album, "I Can't Stop Loving You: The Songs of Don Gibson," fulfills a promise Mandy made to her friend and Country Music Hall of Fame member, singer/songwriter Don Gibson, and includes such iconic songs as the title track, "Sweet Dreams," and "Oh Lonesome Me."

In reviewing this album, USA Today called Mandy one of the "finest classic country and torch singers" to come out of Nashville. Other reviewers called "I Can't Stop Loving You: The Songs of Don Gibson" "a riveting album" that showcases Mandy's "exquisite," "powerful and spellbinding," "soaring country torch" voice.

Mandy's talents harken back to the era of great female singers and timeless sounds. Among the many publications praising Mandy, the Los Angeles Times has heralded her "pipes of steel," "big" voice and "vintage-sounding arrangements." Time, People, Billboard, Rolling Stone, and other major magazines have likewise extolled Mandy's world-class vocals, "preternatural interpretative gifts" (Playboy), and "natural musicality" (People).

Mandy is a frequent guest on the Grand Ole Opry and her music has been featured on many film and television soundtracks. She has appeared on "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," "The Late Show with David Letterman," "CBS Sunday Morning," PBS's "Sessions at West 54th," and numerous other television programs.

This concert is co-sponsored by Mitchell Drug Company

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