“Battle of Franklin” Original Play Enters Final Weekend

The original play “The Battle of Franklin: A Tale of a House Divided,” wraps up its premiere run on Sunday, and the last few tickets are going fast.

The play, based on the 1864 battle at the edge of downtown Franklin that decimated the Confederate Army of Tennessee, was written during the past year and opened to enthusiastic audiences on Nov. 3.

According to StudioTenn, the professional theater company that commissioned the play, tickets to Friday’s performance are sold out, the are tickets available to the 2 p.m. performance on Saturday, Nov. 12, but the 7 p.m. Saturday performance is almost sold out, as is the 2 p.m. Sunday performance. There is good availability for the last performance of the run, 7 p.m. on Sunday.

Performances are held in the Jamison Theater in The Factory at Franklin, 230 Franklin Road.

Tickets can be purchased at studiotenn.com or by calling (615) 541-8200. Now available on iTunes  for purchase, is the original music written for the production by Studio Tenn company member, Patrick Thomas. 

The latest StudioTenn video offers a closer view of “The Battle of Franklin: A Tale of a House Divided,” with behind-the-scenes clips and commentary from cast and crew, along with an inside look from production writer Pete Peterson and historian Rick Warwick on the inspiration for the production.