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Gatrell Named to Class of 2010 for First Night Nashville Theatre Honors

Paul Gatrell, chair of the Department of Theatre and Dance , was named a Class of 2010 honoree for the First Night Nashville Theatre Honors. He will be recognized at a gala production at the Troutt Theater on Sun., Sept. 19, with more than 100 of Nashville’s best-known actors paying tribute to the honorees through musical performances and excerpts from the best productions of Nashville’s 2010 theatre season.
In addition to the gala, a First Night Symposium will be held at the Black Box Theater on Mon., Sept. 13. As part of the symposium, the eight honorees will hold a discussion of the history of Nashville theatre and where it’s headed in the future. The Symposium begins at 7 p.m. and is free and open to the public.
The First Night Honors Gala begins at 6:30 p.m. on Sept. 19 with the Macy’s Red Carpet Event. A silent auction will be held in the lower lobby of the Troutt Theater, and the tribute begins at 7:30 p.m. Tickets for the First Night Gala, which will include an after-party at Hard Rock Café, Nashville, are $25 per person (cash or check only) and may be purchased at the box office the night of the event.

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