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The Franklin Theatre Presents A Matt Logan Production: New Year’s Eve Concert

The Franklin Theatre Presents A Matt Logan Production: New Year’s Eve Concert

Historic Franklin Venue & Lauded Designer-Director Announce a New Year’s Eve Concert

FRANKLIN, TN (November 21, 2022) – The Franklin Theatre and Matt Logan Productions, the newly established company of award-winning director-designer Matt Logan, is presenting a News Year’s Eve Concert. The event will be on December 31st at 8:00 pm at the Franklin Theatre.

Travel back in time as the Franklin Theatre turns into a swinging 1950s jazz club for one night only. Join us as we say goodbye to 2022, as we explore the iconic catalog of Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald, Judy Garland, Dean Martin, and countless other musical legends. Hosted by Matt Logan and featuring renowned local voices, such as Patrick Thomas, Piper Jones, Melonie Madden Addams, and a myriad of special guest artists, a New Year’s Eve Concert will certainly be the most memorable way to ring in the new year!

This marks the return of Matt Logan Productions to The Franklin Theatre stage. Logan has produced many one-night-only events including the 10th Anniversary Celebration at the Franklin Theatre and three award-winning seasons when Studio Tenn was in residency at the Theatre. His unique eye for talent and design garnered many Best Event Awards from NFocus magazine. This same standard for quality and showmanship will be engaged for Logan’s New Year’s Eve Concert as he celebrates the incredible live talent that live among us.

Matt Logan is an accomplished designer, director, illustrator and performer, Matt Logan is first and foremost a storyteller—drawing on his multi-disciplinary talents to create a comprehensive signature aesthetic that connects every aspect of a Studio Tenn production, From the set to the stitching. One of a rare few who doubles as director and designer, Logan made his professional directorial debut at the Tennessee Performing Arts Center (TPAC) at the age of 19. He attended Pepperdine University on a Design Scholarship where he apprenticed under theatre legend John Raitt. Upon graduating, Logan worked on Broadway in costuming for GYPSY, THE LION KING, BEAUTY AND THE BEAST and OKLAHOMA. He assisted Tara Rubin Casting for THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, JERSEY BOYS, SPAMALOT and SHREK. A nationally recognized illustrator and caricature artist, Logan was named by The New York Times as an heir to the Al Hirschfeld tradition for his Broadway portraiture. His celebrity clients include Hugh Jackman, Bernadette Peters, Jude Law, Martin Short, Mike Nichols, Dolly Parton, Mary Tyler Moore, Katie Holmes, Harry Connick Jr. and Morgan Freeman. As an actor, Logan’s credits include Performance Riverside (INTO THE WOODS, SCARLET PIMPERNEL, THE MYSTERY OF EDWIN DROOD), McCoy Rigby Entertainment (THE UNSINKABLE MOLLY BROWN starring Cathy Rigby), Tennessee Repertory Theatre (1776), Rattlestick Theatre NY (MESSAGE FOR MICHAEL), the Actors Fund of NY (ON THE TWENTIETH CENTURY starring Douglas Sills and Marin Mazzie), and San Francisco Opera (THE MERRY WIDOW starring Fredrica Von Stade). He also starred as Henry Higgins in Studio Tenn’s 2013 production of MY FAIR LADY. In the fall of 2009 Logan became the founding Artistic Director of Studio Tenn. He directed and designed nine critically acclaimed seasons with Studio Tenn.  This past year he launched Matt Logan Productions where he produces first class concerts and the highest quality stage productions including this last summer’s sold out play The Hiding Place for Rabbit Room.

Matt Logan’s New Year’s Eve Concert at The Franklin Theatre, Saturday, December 31st at 8:00 PM.  For ticket information, visit or call 615-538-2076.

The Franklin Theatre is a division of the nonprofit Heritage Foundation of Williamson County, TN.

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Following a complete restoration by the Heritage Foundation of Williamson County in 2011, the historic Franklin Theatre (Est. 1937), re-opened its doors as a state-of-the-art live music venue featuring performances by world-renowned artists. The theatre also honors its heritage by continuing to show movies. The Theatre’s mission is to provide world-class, diverse performing arts experiences to residents and visitors alike and to be a platform for local philanthropic engagement and education, all delivered with unparalleled guest service. For more information about The Franklin Theatre, visit



Since 1967, the Heritage Foundation of Williamson County has been dedicated to preserving Williamson County’s architectural, geographic and cultural heritage as well as promoting the ongoing revitalization of downtown Franklin in the context of historic preservation. Notable projects include The Franklin Theatre, Roper’s Knob, parts of the Franklin battlefield and the Old, Old Jail. Events and festivals produced by the Heritage Foundation such as Main Street Festival, the Heritage Ball, PumpkinFest and Dickens of a Christmas bring an estimated 300,000+ locals and visitors to downtown Franklin each year that creates more a $8 million dollar economic impact annually. The Heritage Foundation owns and operates The Franklin Theatre, Downtown Franklin Association, Franklin Grove Estate & Gardens, and its newest entity: The History & Culture Center of Williamson County. For more information about the Heritage Foundation, visit