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), 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. 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.
AFTER DARK MOVIE SCHEDULE
September 13, Dark PM
Events at Dogwood Performance Pavilion 2015
March 6: 8:00 am-11:00 pm: Dogwood Pavilion reserved
April 25: STORYFESTApril 26: 11:00 am-5:00 pm: Dogwood Pavilion reservedMay 2: 8:00 am-6:00 pm: Dogapalooza
May 9: 7:00 pm: WCTE-5K
May 21: 7:30 pm: 3rd Thursday ConcertMay 24: TBA: Genesis House Benefit ConcertMay 25: 7:30 pm: Community Band Concert
June 8: 7:30 pm: Community Band ConcertJune 18: 7:30 pm: 3rd Thursday ConcertJune 22: 7:30 pm: Community Band ConcertJune 27: 8:00 am-9:00 pm: Dogwood Pavilion reservedJuly 6: 7:30 pm: Community Band ConcertJuly 16: 7:30 pm: 3rd Thursday ConcertJuly 17: 4:00 pm-11:00 pm: Dogwood Pavilion reservedJuly 18: 8:00 am-3:00 pm: Power of PutnamJuly 20: 7:30 pm: Community Band ConcertAugust 1: 10:00 am-10:00 pm: Dogwood Pavilion reservedAugust 3: 7:30 pm: Community Band Concert
August 20: 7:30 pm: 3rd Thursday Concert
September 6: 7:30 pm: Bryan Symphony Orchestra
Thanks to the groundlings and nobles who appeared amongst the merry fray lo these ten seasons past to enjoy the Bard.
in the Park
The Comedy of Errors
Directed by Kim Frick-Welker
October 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9, 10
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 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
Some 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.
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
From Interstate 40, take exit #286 and travel North on Willow Avenue. At the fourth set of traffic lights turn right on Highway 70/Spring Street. At the second set of traffic lights turn left on Walnut Avenue. After one and one-half blocks, Dogwood Performance Pavilion will be on your right. Park behind Dogwood Performance Pavilion.
From Interstate 40, exit # 287, turn right and travel north on Jefferson Avenue. At 8th set of traffic lights (at the town square) turn left on Broad St. After 3 blocks turn right on Walnut Avenue. After one-half block, Dogwood Performance Pavilion will be on your right. Park behind Dogwood Performance Pavilion.