Building Purchased for Old City Performing Arts Center

Just over a year ago, River and Rail Theatre Company announced plans to open the Old City Performing Arts Center. It was an ambitious plan to convert the old Cor-Tenn building at 111 Central Street into a space to be used by all manner of performing artists and groups. They entered a lease-to-own option and […]

Old City Performing Arts Center Announced

It’s funny how things eventually converge. I first mentioned the Cor-Tenn Company┬áin an article about businesses we tend to overlook. They eventually moved from their location at 111 State Street and the building has sat empty for several months. I first mentioned River and Rail Theatre Company on the occasion of their debut production in […]

River and Rail Theatre Company Debuts Tonight with “The Unusual Tale of Mary and Joseph’s Baby.”

The arts continue to grow and strengthen in Knoxville and the emergence of a new theatre company is always interesting. That this theatre company boasts Tom Cervone, Exectutive Director of Dogwood Arts on its board makes the new entry into our theatre community even more intriguing. I sat down for a conversation with Josh Peterson, […]