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Marionettes and Margaritas: String City: Nashville’s Tradition of Music and Puppetry


6:00-7:15 pm

1 Hr 15 Min


Marionettes, rod puppetry, shadow animation, and an ever-changing set tell the story of country music as it relates to Nashville’s transformation into Music City. Experience this exciting, true story through nearly one hundred puppets, ranging from the Staple Singers to Johnny Cash to Taylor Swift. String City: Nashville’s Tradition of Music and Puppetry is a co-production by the Nashville Public Library and the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum. String City was created and is presented by the Nashville Public Library’s Wishing Chair Productions in collaboration with the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum and was made possible in part by a special gift from Judy and Steve Turner to the Nashville Public Library Foundation. Ford Theater. Limited seating. Free.

This evening performance is intended for audiences 21 years of age and up. Cash bar available beginning at 5:00 p.m. Theater doors open at 5:45 p.m. For all-ages performances, please choose a daytime performance. String City runs Monday, June 24–Saturday, June 29. Show times are 10:00 a.m.–11:15 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.–12:45 p.m. daily.



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