The Nutty Professor: A New Musical

Nashville’s Tennessee Performing Arts Center (TPAC) will play host this summer to the world premiere of The Nutty Professor, a new musical comedy directed by the King of Comedy himself, Jerry Lewis.

Inspired by the film—recently named one of the top 100 comedies of the century by the American Film Institute—the musical follows geeky chemistry Professor Kelp, who concocts a formula to turn himself into the ultimate heartthrob. Utilizing elements of classic comedy, the creators of The Nutty Professor are working to redefine what an American musical comedy can be—funny with a fabulous score and characters that resonate with the audience.