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At the Academy Park Performing Arts Center

Williamson County Parks and Recreation (WCPR) is proud to partner with Blackbird Theater in presenting “Twilight of the Gods” October 4-7, 11-14 at the Academy Park Performing Arts Center, 112 Everbright Avenue in Franklin, TN. This original comedic thriller by Blackbird founders Wes Driver and Greg Greene has earned critical acclaim, including recognition as Best New Play of 2010 by the Nashville Scene. The show has enjoyed subsequent productions in New York City, Memphis, and Jefferson City, and is back in Middle Tennessee by popular demand! Blackbird Theater is a professional nonprofit theater company in Nashville, Tennessee. For more information visit

In a secretive Victorian manor, Mark Twain, Edgar Allan Poe, Annie Oakley, and Arthur Conan Doyle are among the nineteenth century luminaries locked in a battle of wits and ideologies with a killer in their midst, as their dream for a modern utopia turns into a Gothic nightmare. Laughter, thrill, excitement. You’ll experience it all with this entertaining production!

“We are excited to have Blackbird Theater to perform ‘Twilight of the Gods’, one of the first adult theatre productions in the space” says Laurie Kamunen, WCPR Program Superintendent. “Entertaining and intelligent, Blackbird shows feature smart scripts, brought to life by some of the region’s most gifted artists and actors.”

Show times are Oct 4-7 and Oct. 11-14, Thursday through Saturday at 7:00 pm and Sunday at 2:00 pm. Ticket prices are $25.00, or $17.50 for Seniors and Students. Tickets are available online at  Advance purchase is suggested.


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