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Clarence Brown Theater


University of Tennessee is one of 17 universities nationwide with its own professional theatre associated with the League of Resident Theaters. The Clarence Brown Theater Company is a LORT D company produced by the university's Department of Theater and is fully integrated into it's academic curriculum. The Theater was built in 1970 and dedicated to Clarence Brown, a University of Tennessee alumnus and distinguished film director. It is a 576-seat proscenium theater that presents a wide variety of theatrical and dance performances by faculty, students, and professional guest artists.

The theater produces a number of shows annually and is open to the public.  For more information or to purchase tickets please visit

Seasons Open: September-May (School Year)

Hours Open: Box Office open Monday-Friday; noon- 5:00 pm and on performance weekends open Saturday 5:00 - Curtain; Sunday 1:00 - Curtain

Fees: Varies

For More Information, Contact:

Thomas A. Cervone
206 McClung Tower, Knoxville, TN 37996
865-974-5161 · fax 865-974-4867

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Latitude: 35.953240600
Longitude: -83.930450700
Elevation: 941 FT (287 M)
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