Tennessee Rep and Nashville Humane Association form partnership for ‘A Christmas Story’


Tennessee Repertory Theatre will partner with the Nashville Humane Association for the upcoming production of A Christmas Story, Nashville’s newest holiday tradition. A Christmas Story runs December 8 – 22 at TPAC’s Johnson Theater.

“Nashville Humane Association is proud to help Save the Bumpus Hounds, in conjunction with the Tennessee Rep. We are grateful for this partnership and the assistance it will bring to the many homeless animals this holiday season,” says Lisa Reeves, Events and Public Relations Manager for Nashville Humane Association.

Tennessee Rep will be collecting gift cards from PetSmart, Wal-Mart, and other pet-related stores to be donated to Nashville Humane Association for shelter supply needs throughout the year. Gift cards can be dropped in the designated location in the lobby of Johnson Theater.

Additionally, a portion of ticket sales will be donated to Nashville Humane Association when using the promo code BUMPUSHOUNDS.Tickets to this holiday favorite, are available by calling 615-782-4040 or by visiting tennesseerep.org.

“We are delighted to partner with Nashville Humane Association as a way of bringing attention to the great work they do and the great theatre produced by Tennessee Rep,” says Tennessee Rep Producing Artistic Director René D. Copeland.  “A Christmas Story does feature 785 Bumpus Hounds (according to Ralphie) after all. Nashville Humane Association is an organization which deserves our support. Anytime we can combine such a good cause with the service Tennessee Rep provides great theatre to Nashville, everyone wins.”