Student Life

BIG FISH: THE MUSICAL is really BIG for Trevecca

If you need reasons to attend Trevecca’s production of BIG FISH: THE MUSICAL, based on the Daniel Wallace novel and the movie directed by Tim Burton, here’s why this production is a BIG DEAL for Trevecca:

  • The musical is brand new and fresh off its inaugural Broadway run last year. Even more important, this production is the Tennessee premiere!
  • Trevecca's production involves all 24 of the University’s current dramatic arts and theatre education majors.
  • Additionally, more than 30 other students from various disciplines are involved.
  • Trevecca alumni who are recognized in the local Nashville theatre and music communities are involved in directing the show.
  • For the first time, Trevecca's new LED wall will be used as a backdrop in a campus musical.
  • The production is the subject of a November feature article being written by Jim Reyland at Nashville Arts Magazine.
  • The student talent in this production will bring a new level of professionalism to theatre at Trevecca, easily competitive with the work of students at Belmont, Lipscomb, and Vanderbilt.
  • This musical will showcase far more dance than any other previous production at Trevecca.
  • The production will continue Trevecca's long-standing tradition of bringing in school groups for morning matinees.
  • BIG FISH is a terrific mission fit for Trevecca with themes of forgiveness, unfailing love and self-emptying on behalf of others, devotion to family, the importance of community, and reconciliation between father and son.

Make your plans to attend when performances start three weeks from tomorrow, October 30, and please help to spread the word. “This production will appeal to church groups and to the Nashville community at large,” says Jeff Frame, professor of drama and communication. He adds, “Thank you again for your support of our amazing group of talented, Jesus-following students!”  

Performances of BIG FISH are scheduled for Oct. 30 and 31, Nov. 1, 6, 7, and 8. For ticket information, click here.