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Nashville Ballet to Present Virtual Premiere of The Smash-Hit Johnny Cash Ballet This Weekend in Attitude Part I

Nashville Ballet to Present Virtual Premiere of The Smash-Hit Johnny Cash Ballet This Weekend in Attitude Part I

Due to popular demand, Nashville Ballet is presenting three fan-favorite ballets in its two-part virtual series, Attitude. Highlighting the wealth of artistry native to Music City, Attitude Part I will include Christopher Stuart’s iconic Johnny Cash ballet Under the Lights. A tribute to the legendary “Man in Black”, this performance includes signature Cash tunes such as “I Walk the Line” and “Folsom Prison Blues”, as well as original works recorded by Nashville duo Sugar + The Hi-Lows. Closing out Part I will be award-winning choreographer Jennifer Archibald’s Superstitions, set to an original score by local composer Cristina Spinei.

The performances will take place Friday, March 5 through Sunday, March 7. The performance link will be sent to all ticket buyers and will be available to stream  throughout the weekend. Both performances will feature Nashville Ballet company members.

Due to the evolving situation surrounding COVID-19, Attitude Part I and II is replacing the previously scheduled in-person performances of Attitude: New Works by Women at TPAC. Nashville Ballet is excited to be presenting this performance in a new digital portal that creates easier patron access and includes links to additional resources such as our new podcast series, interviews with the creatives behind the production, and more!

For more information on Attitude or to purchase tickets, click here.

About Nashville Ballet

Nashville Ballet is the largest professional ballet company in Tennessee. Nashville Ballet presents a varied repertoire of classical ballet and contemporary works by noted choreographers, including original works by Artistic Director Paul Vasterling. Nashville Ballet and the second company, NB2 (a pre-professional training company), provide more than 55,000 arts experiences to adults and children annually through season performances and its Community Engagement programming. Curriculum-based Community Engagement programs bring dance education to community centers, colleges, public libraries, and public elementary, middle, and high schools across the state. School of Nashville Ballet brings world-class dance instruction to students age 2 and up. To learn more about Nashville Ballet, please visit

Nashville Ballet receives public funding from Metro Arts, Tennessee Arts Commission and the National Endowment for the Arts. Contributions from local, regional, and national institutional funders and community partners, as well as hundreds of generous individuals, provide ongoing support of Nashville Ballet’s mission-critical programs.

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