Tennessee Repertory Theatre, the state's largest professional theatre, has eight productions in its 2000-2001 season, including Wit, Art and Santaland Diaries.
The season is presented in the Tennessee Performing Arts Center's 200-seat Johnson Theater and the TPAC's 1,000 seat Polk Theater, in Nashville.
Under the direction of executive producing director David Grapes, the Polk season includes Margaret Edson's Wit (Sept. 20-Oct. 7), Romeo and Juliet (Oct. 25-Nov. 11), Lerner and Loewe's Camelot (Nov. 29 Dec. 22), Lillian Hellman's The Little Foxes (Feb 28-March 18, 2001) and Yasmina Reza's Art (May 9-26, 2001).The so-called Off-Broadway series at the Johnson includes David Sedaris' Santaland Diaries (Dec. 13-22), Martin McDonagh's The Beauty Queen Leenane (Feb. 21-March 2, 2001) and Paula Vogel's How I Learned to Drive (April 11-20, 2001).
Tennessee Rep, which operates with a LORT D Equity contract, is at 427 Chestnut Street in Nashville. For information, call (615) 244-1232 or try the web site at www.tnrep.org.
-- By Kenneth Jones