CELEBRATE HALLOWEEN WITH SCREENING OF THE EXORCIST AND Q&A WITH LINDA BLAIR AT TPAC OCTOBER 30
Tickets on sale Friday, September 18 at 10:00 a.m. CT
Celebrate Halloween by joining Academy Award nominee and breakout movie star Linda Blair (Regan) for a screening of the original, ultimate horror movie THE EXORCIST at the Tennessee Performing Arts Center's Andrew Jackson Hall on Friday, October 30, at 7:30 p.m. CT. Immediately following the film, Blair will participate in a moderated discussion and audience Q&A in which she will share behind-the-scenes stories from the filming of the classic, worldwide phenomenon.
Tickets go on sale now at TPAC.org, by phone at 615-782-4040, and at the TPAC Box Office, 505 Deaderick Street, in downtown Nashville. Doors open 6:30 p.m. CT.
THE EXORCIST has been called “the scariest film of all time” by Entertainment Weekly, Roger Ebert, AFI, Variety, Movies.com, and AMC. In 2010, the “Best Picture” nominated film was selected by the Library of Congress to be preserved as part of its National Film Registry.
Linda Blair has been a Hollywood icon for over 40 years. Her roles as a young actress consist of several pictures and television programs including The Exorcist, Born Innocent, and Sarah T. - Portrait of a Teenage Alcoholic. She had the lead in two cult classics: the women-in-prison film Chained Heat, and the femme fatale vigilante action film Savage Streets. Linda took to the Broadway stage and starred as "Rizzo" in the revival of Grease in 1997. Her hit Fox Family TV series Scariest Places on Earth, followed Linda as she visited notorious "haunted" locations around the world.
A portion of the show proceeds will benefit The Linda Blair WorldHeart Foundation, a non-profit dedicated to rescuing and rehabilitating abused, neglected, and abandoned dogs from the harsh streets of the Los Angeles area, as well as from the overcrowded and overwhelmed city and county animal shelters.
Institutional sponsors for TPAC include Nissan North America and Coca-Cola. TPAC is funded in part by support from the Tennessee Arts Commission and the Metropolitan Nashville Arts Commission. TPAC reminds ticket buyers that the only official place to buy tickets online is TPAC.org.
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For over three decades, the Tennessee Performing Arts Center has welcomed more than 11 million audience members and served more than 1.6 million students and educators with performances at TPAC, resources for teachers, classroom residencies, and enrichment programs for adults. Founded in 1980, TPAC serves several hundred thousand audience members each year with the HCA/TriStar Health Broadway at TPAC season, a variety of special engagements, and the productions of the three resident artistic companies – Nashville Ballet, Nashville Opera, and Nashville Repertory Theatre. For more information, visit TPAC.org.