Center-Based Performance Opportunities

Many of the FiftyForward centers provide members with the wonderful opportunity to perform — whether it’s singing, acting or dancing. FiftyForward members delight in sharing their talents; many groups give seasonal performances as well as travel to perform for others.

FiftyForward Donelson Station

Primetime Players is a performing company that offers classes and opportunities in musical theatre, cabaret, Follies, concerts, plays, comedies, dance and more.

Donelson Station Choral Group offers performance opportunities for all singers who are 50+.  The choir meets on Fridays from 11 a.m. – noon and often performs for nursing homes and rehabilitation centers. The choir is free to all FiftyForward members.

For more information on these two groups, please contact the center at 615-883-8375.

FiftyForward Knowles

The Choraleers are a choral group that meets regularly on Thursdays, 10 a.m. – noon. No auditions are required – anyone can join. They perform periodically throughout the year primarily at retirement and nursing homes. For more information, contact the center at 615-743-3400.

FiftyForward Madison Station

The Silver Notes, a concert band of dedicated musicians, perform solely for the pleasure of making music and sharing it with others. They practice at the center each Wednesday at 1 p.m. For more information, call the center at 615-860-7180.

The Golden Tones chorus is a lively ensemble of individuals who love to sing. No training or music reading skills are necessary. They practice on Fridays at 1 p.m.

Both musical groups present concerts in the community. They perform as requested, primarily throughout the Madison community, at senior high rise residences, nursing homes, community fundraisers, etc.  For more information or to request a performance, contact the center at 615-860-7180.

The Larry Keeton Theatre

Named by the “Nashville Business Journal” as the third most highly-attended theatre in Nashville, The Larry Keeton Theatre serves up thrilling dinners theatre performances.

Operating under nonprofit organization, the Senior Center for the Arts, The Larry Keeton Theatre is a collaboration with FiftyForward and is dedicated to the mission of offering affordably-priced training in the arts to the community as well as enhancing the artistic talents of our members and artists of all ages.

The theatre is named for community leader Larry Keeton to honor his long-time support of both the center and the performing arts program. Located in FiftyForward Donelson Station, 108 Donelson Pike (between the train tracks and Lebanon Road), The Larry Keeton Theatre offers a full range of entertainment, learning, exhibition and performing experiences for both older adults and the community at large.

Past musicals at the theatre include Annie, Spitfire Grill, Dream Girls, Steel Magnolias, Miracle on 34th Street, Hello Dolly, The Wizard of Oz, and A Chorus Line.

For more information and to view the theatre’s performance calendar, visit

To order tickets online, visit