Coronavirus - Franklin-Theatre

A Message to Our Patrons on COVID-19

Updated 5:45 PM  3/31/20

A Message to Our Patrons Regarding Our Response to COVID-19

We thank you for your continued support and patronage of the Franklin Theatre and remain committed to bringing you the best entertainment experience, while also seeing to the health and safety of our staff, volunteers, artists, and visitors during the recent coronavirus outbreak.

The Franklin Theatre has temporarily suspended all ticketed performances and movies scheduled through May 2, 2020. We are continuing to work with artists and their representatives to reschedule all performances. We hope you will join us for a rescheduled event, however, if you would like a refund please contact our Box Office at 615-538-2076,

Our Box Office will continue to operate under regular Box Office hours: Sunday-Monday 12 PM - 5 PM, Tuesday - Saturday 11 AM - 6 PM. 

Update on Programming:

March 13: Farewell Angelina - Rescheduled to September 10

March 17-18: Dailey and Vincent TV Tapings - Rescheduled to June 2-3

March 25-29: Studio Tenn's "The Aretha Legacy" - Rescheduled to May 27-31, 2020, with performances to be held in Jamison Theater in The Factory at Franklin. For more details and updates CLICK HERE

April 2: Joseph - Rescheduled to October 7

April 6: Gateway Chamber Orchestra Presents: America's Haydn Festival - Cancelled

April 7: Old Glory Chapter, DAR Presents: Letters From Home (Benefit) – Rescheduled to September 24

April 4-5: Charles Esten - Rescheduled to November 7-8

April 8: The James Hunter Six - Rescheduled to March 21

April 9: Franklin Elementary School Presents: O'Shea & Friends - Postponed, date to be announced

April 14: An Evening With Sara Evans, Cherie Oakley, JP Williams – Presented by Streamline Event Agency / Benefitting Holy Trinity Montessori  - Cancelled

April 15: Rickie Lee Jones - Rescheduled to August 6

April 16: Max Weinberg - Rescheduled to October 8

April 18: Jeff Allen - Rescheduled to August 21

April 21: Franklin Christian Academy Presents Newsboys - Postponed

April 22: "West Side Story" - Cancelled

May 2: Lynda Carter - Postponed

May 6: John Sebastian - Rescheduled to October 1

For all other upcoming events, current ticket holders will be notified of any updates via email. Updates will also be provided via email newsletter, social media and our website at

We continue to monitor the outbreak of the coronavirus and are working closely with the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and local health and government officials for additional precautionary measures. The safety of our staff, guests and artists is of the highest priority, and we have implemented increased cleaning, disinfecting and safety protocols at the theatre and have been providing guidance to staff, artists, and guests on the best ways to prevent illness. We will continue to do so for the foreseeable future.

If you would like to know more about how we are continuing to respond to any new developments in the outbreak, please visit our website at which will be updated regularly. 

For questions, feel free to email or call us at 615.538.2076.

As much as we care about creating memorable experiences for our patrons, we care even more about supporting the Heritage Foundation, the city of Franklin and Williamson county’s efforts to maintain a safe environment during these times that try us all. Thank you for your support. We look forward to seeing you soon.


Paul T. Couch

Executive Director


Additional Resources

Williamson County Health Department Safety Update Centers for Disease Control Information and Prevention

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Situation Summary (CDC)

2019-nCoV: Clinical Disease & Transmission (Vanderbilt)

Metro Nashville Public Health Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Response and Information

Tennessee Coronavirus Public Information Line: 1-877-857-2945
Available 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily

Recommendations for Disease Prevention

  • Wash your hands frequently for a minimum of 20 seconds.
  • In the absence of soap and water use an alcohol based hand sanitizer.
  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth.
  • Stay home when you are sick.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash.
  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces using a regular household cleaning spray or wipe.
  • CDC does not recommend that people who are well wear a facemask to protect themselves.
  • Facemasks should be used by people who show symptoms of COVID-19.
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If soap and water are not readily available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol. Always wash hands with soap and water if hands are visibly dirty.