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All Shook Up

Posted on Wednesday, June 26, 2013 at 4:21 pm

All Shook Up

Photo by Kacey Randolph Photography

All Shook Up

July 5-20

Book by: Joe DiPietro

Inspired by and featuring the songs of

Elvis Presley

 The show, which premiered on Broadway in 2005, is a musical fantasy set in a small, old-fashioned middle-America town in 1955. When a mysterious, guitar- playing stranger sporting a leather jacket shows up, a life-altering change comes along with him. His presence shakes up everything (and everybody), especially a young girl who dreams of romance and a life on the road. In addition to the title tune, the numerous familiar songs include “Heartbreak Hotel”, “Jailhouse Rock”, “Don’t Be Cruel”, “Love Me Tender”, and “Can’t Help Falling in Love”. 

“All Shook Up” is directed by Kerri and Abbey Kairdolf with vocal direction by Rhett Brewer, band direction by Stephen Burnette, choreography by Caleb Marshall and produced by Carol Reed. This show features Amanda Ward, Greg Henry, Kip Gunnells, Karen Wainright, Elise Marshall, Joshua Wilson, Kayla Allsop, Terrie Kirby, Adam LaPorte, Matt Henry, Chelsea Bell, and Amanda Pratt. The ensemble includes John House, Grant Kairdolf, Gerold Oliver, Kait Kloss, Heather Porter, Laura Reed, Hannah Nokes, Samuel Evans, Hannah Collins and Allie Collins. 

The performance schedule for all shows is Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and Sundays at 2:00 p.m. Tickets are $15 with discounts available for students, seniors and groups and  may be purchased by calling the Arts Center box office at 615-563-(ARTS) 2787 or 1-800-235-9073. Tickets may also be purchased online at www.artscenterofcc.com. “The Blue Porch @ Arts Center” restaurant is open before all performances. 

All Shook Up

Photo by Aaron Thompson

All Shook Up is sponsored by an anonymous friend and is part of the 2013 Super Subscriber Series. The Arts Center is located on 1424 John Bragg Highway, just west of the town of Woodbury, approximately 20 minutes from Murfreesboro, Manchester, and McMinnville and one hour southeast of Nashville. Box office hours are 10:00a.m. to 4:00p.m., Monday through Saturday. 

If You Go:

What:        All Shook Up

When:        July 5, 6, 12, 13, 19 & 20 at 7:30PM and Juyly 7 & 14 at 2:00PM

Where:   The Arts Center of Cannon County, 1424 John Bragg Highway, and Woodbury, TN

Admission:        $15 Adults, $13 Students & Seniors

Phone:    (615) 563-2787 or 1-800-235-9073

Website:   www.artscenterofcc.com 

Founded in 1990, the award-winning Arts Center of Cannon County is a unique model for rural arts organizations. Situated in an under-served rural area in a town of 2,000 and a county of 12,000, The Arts Center annually attracts more than 40,000 visitors from a region covering over a 100-mile radius.  Drawing on the blue-collar roots of its community, the organization focuses on self-sufficiency, fiscal responsibility and social entrepreneurship.  The Arts Center is partially funded by the Tennessee Arts Commission, Southern Arts Federation and the National Endowment for the Arts.