Strong Inside


Nashville Children's Theatre Thu, Sep 7, 2023 6:30 PM
Nashville Children's Theatre Sat, Sep 9, 2023 2:00 PM
Nashville Children's Theatre Sat, Sep 16, 2023 2:00 PM
Discovery Day
Join us after the show for After-words, a discussion with the cast and crew about the show.
Nashville Children's Theatre Sun, Sep 17, 2023 2:00 PM
Nashville Children's Theatre Wed, Sep 20, 2023 1:00 PM
Homeschool Day Performance
This is a performance specially designed for our Homeschooling patrons. Homeschool Day performances are followed by a special post-show Q&A session with some of the professional actors and members of the production team, as well as post-show activities based on the themes of the production. Tickets for Homeschool Day will go onsale to both Season Members and Non-Members on 7/1/23.
Nashville Children's Theatre Sat, Sep 23, 2023 2:00 PM
Neuro-Inclusive Performance
This performance is a Neuro-Inclusive performance, designed to create a welcoming experience for ALL audience members. Whether you have a neurodivergent child or not, everyone is encouraged to join and enjoy the show. What benefits one benefits all! A Neuro-Inclusive Interpreter will be present near the stage to signal any loud or startling moments, so that audience members may prepare for them. For more information regarding Neuro-Inclusive performances and other accessibility accommodations, please visit
Nashville Children's Theatre Sun, Sep 24, 2023 2:00 PM
ASL Interpreted Performance
This performance is an American Sign Language Interpreted performance. For seating with the ASL Interpreter in direct line-of-sight to the stage, please select seats near the front of House Left (the lower-right corner of the map) by clicking the button labeled "Need Accessible Seats?". For more information regarding ASL interpreted performances and other accessibility accommodations, please visit



Adapted by Tyrone Robinson from the book by Andrew Maraniss

In Hill Auditorium

World Premiere

September 7 – September 26, 2023


The inspirational true story of an athlete turned civil rights trailblazer. When king of the boards” Perry Wallace is recruited and accepted to Vanderbilt, his future not only changes, the country’s changes as well.  Wallace makes history as the first African American to play college basketball in the deeply segregated Southerneastern Conference. But how do you so something you love while surrounded by hate? This powerful world premiere based on the New York Times bestseller is a portrait of fortitude, portraying how Wallace met unthinkable challenges head on.