NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Ophira Eisenberg and musician Jonathan Coulton are taking the show on the road, and they're heading to Nashville for a night of quizzes, games and laughs for a live audience at Tennessee Performing Arts Center`s Polk Theater on May 23.
Tickets for Ask Me Another are on sale now at TPAC.org, by phone at 615-782-4040, and at the TPAC Box Office, 505 Deaderick St., in downtown Nashville.
Packed with trivia, comedy and celebrity guests, Ask Me Another is like an amusement park for your brain. The program, which airs weekly on, Nashville Public Radio's WPLN 90.3 FM, is a co-production of NPR and WNYC in New York, and airs on 390 public radio stations each week. All episodes are available as a podcast and online at npr.org/askmeanother.
For their live show, host Eisenberg will invite local contestants and the audience to test their wits and brainpower to the tunes of house musician Jonathan Coulton. The night will feature special guests, including Grand Ole Opry artist and Country royalty, Carlene Carter, who will take on their own custom Ask Me Another challenge. This celebrity puzzle hot seat has previously tested the mettle of “Mad Men” creator Matthew Weiner; renowned couples’ therapist Esther Perel; Greta Lee and Leslye Headland of Russian Dolls; and comedian Michelle Wolf, among others.
Besides the VIP guests, local contestants will also take the stage to compete in a variety of games spiked with trivia, word puzzles, music and pop culture. Would-be-contenders, who think they have what it takes to compete at the show, can apply at amatickets.org.
The show that tapes in Nashville on May 23 will air on Nashville Public Radio's WPLN 90.3 FM during its regular weekend timeslot – Saturdays at 10:00 a.m. local time – and on public radio stations around the country.
Since its launch, Ask Me Another, which is taped in front of an audience at The Bell House in Brooklyn, New York, have become a New York entertainment fixture. The show also tapes in cities around the U.S. A schedule of upcoming dates and tickets is available at amatickets.org.
Performance schedule, prices, and cast are subject to change without notice. Institutional sponsors for TPAC include Nissan North America and Coca-Cola. TPAC is a nonprofit arts organization funded in part by support from the Tennessee Arts Commission and the Metropolitan Nashville Arts Commission.