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Dogwood Performance Pavilion

 

Dogwood Performance Pavilion is located in beautiful and shady Dogwood Park behind the Performing Arts Center in Cookeville Tennessee.  Shakespeare in the Park (Tennessee Recreation & Parks Association BEST PROGRAM Award, 2006), Third Thursdays in the Park concert series, Cookeville Community Concert Band concerts, Bryan Symphony Orchestra concerts, After Dark Movies in the Park, HOG Rally events, and a variety of events take place in Dogwood Park.  Past performers on the Dogwood Performance Pavilion stage include: The Old Crow Medicine Show; Blue Mother Tupelo; Sierra Hull, The New Familiars, The Cluster Pluckers; The Peasall Sisters, Brian Ashley Jones; Monte Montgomery; The Gypsy Hombres; Liz Johnson; Howling Brothers; BadaBingBadaBoom; Victor Mecyssne; Amy Wadkins; The Silver Wings Air Force Band, Sean McCullough and Evergreen Street; Lori Mechem, Rebecca Sayre, Jeff Hall, Rod McGaha, Annie Sellick, San Rafeal, Kristine Mylls, and many others.  The Pavilion may be rented for events with the CPAC Staff.  Send an email, or call (931)528-1313 for more information or to book the Pavilion.





Events at Dogwood Performance Pavilion 2014
April 5: 1:00 pm-5:00 pm: Dogapalooza
April 12: 9:00 am-12:00 pm: MADD Walk
April 19: 10:00 am: Easter Egg Hunt
April 20: 6:30 am: First United Methodist Easter Sunrise Service
April 26: 10:00 am-6:00 pm: Putnam Co. Board of Ed. College Meet & Greet
May 2: 4:30 pm-8:30 pm: Dogwood Pavilion reserved
May 3: 10:00 am-10:00 pm: Dogwood Pavilion reserved
May 10: 6:00 am: WCTE 5K run
May 10: 9:30 am: Storyfest in the Park
May 22: 7:30 pm: Third Thursday Concert-Mike Claiborne & Friends
May 24: 1:00 pm-11:00 pm: Dogwood Pavilion reserved
May 25: 7:00 pm: Merseyside and Few Miles On concert
May 26: 7:30 pm: Community Band Concert
May 27: 5:00-10:00 pm: HOG Rally Concert
May 31: 3:00 pm-7:00 pm: Adam Moran campaign event
June 3: 1:00-8:00 pm: Dogwood Pavilion reserved
June 9: 7:30 pm: Community Band Concert
June 19: 7:30 pm: Third Thursday Concert-The Sweetback Sisters
June 21:10:00 am-10:00 pm: ABUSUA Reunion
June 22: 12:00 pm-5:00 pm: Ricky Shelton campaign event
June 23: 7:30 pm: Community Band Concert
July 7: 7:30 pm: Community Band Concert
July 17: 7:30 pm: Third Thursday Concert-TBA
July 21: 7:30 pm: Community Band Concert
August 7: 3:00-11:00 pm: Matt Swallows Return Party
August 4: 7:30 pm: Community Band Concert
August 21: 7:30 pm: Third Thursday Concert-TBA
August 31: 7:30 pm: Bryan Symphony Orchestra concert
September 1: 7:30 pm: Big Band Sound
September 2-October 2: Dogwood Pavilion reserved
October 3-11: 7:00 pm: Shakespeare in the Park
October 18: Blues & Brews



Past Dogwood Shakespeare in the Park productions:

 

2004-A Midsummer Nights Dream, directed by Mark Harry Creter

2005-Romeo & Juliet, directed by Mark Harry Creter

2006-Taming of the Shrew, directed by Mark Harry Creter

2007-Twelfth Night, directed by Mark Harry Creter

2008 - Hamlet, directed by David Johnson

2009 - The Tempest, directed by Steven W. Gwilt

2010 - The Merry Wives of Windsor, directed by David Johnson

2011 - The Merchant of Venice, directed by Dave Davidson

2012 - Macbeth, directed by Mark Harry Creter

2013 - As You Like It, directed by Steven W. Gwilt

2014 - Richard III, directed by Mark Harry Creter


Dogwood Shakespeare in the Park

Thanks to the groundlings and nobles who  appeared amongst  the merry fray lo these nine  seasons past to enjoy the Bard. 

Look for 
Dogwood Shakespeare 
in the Park 
MMXIV 
RICHARD III  

October 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 
9, 10, 11, 
2014 

7:00 p.m.

 

artwork by Wayne Hogan            

Dogwood Shakespeare in the Park is produced by The Cookeville Department of Leisure Services, Cultural Arts Division, and the Cookeville Performing Arts Center.

All Shakespeare in the Park performances at Dogwood Park are FREE!

 


DOGWOOD PARK
40 E BROAD ST
COOKEVILLE TN  38501

For information on renting Dogwood Performance Pavilion,

call 931.528.1313, or email  The Cookeville Performing Arts Center