Country singer Chuck Wicks talked about his new business venture as co-owner of the new Woolworth Theatre. Wicks is currently starring in the theatre’s production of Shiners Family Reunion, Music City’s first of its kind residency show. Shiners Family Reunion is a one-of-a-kind show described as “Cirque meets Broadway meets Comedy”. It is for age 18 and over. The production of “She Believed That She Could,” is and all-ages show , and tells the stories of the women of country music. It runs Thursday through Saturday nights at 6pm.
Chuck Wicks has been singing and dancing in construction boots.
In the weeks leading up to the grand opening of the new Woolworth Theatre in downtown Nashville, the country artist and radio host has worn multiple hats. He’s the owner of the renovated venue, and also the creator and co-star of its first original production, “Shiners.”
Sep 19, 2022 | WKRN
A country star is giving new life to a historic building in downtown Nashville. Chuck Wicks has turned the Woolworth Restaurant into the Woolworth Theatre, bringing an experience unlike anything else in town.
August 1, 2022 | Nashville Parent
The theatre, formerly Woolworth on Fifth, will launch to the public with nightly performances of its in-house original production, Shiners, which will feature two-time Tony Award-nominated Broadway actress Laura Osnes, as well as the entrepreneur behind Woolworth Theatre, Chuck Wicks.
March 7, 2022 | News Channel 5 Nashville
New ownership resurrected the former Woolworth building in downtown Nashville, honoring the historic Civil Rights sit-ins with inclusive live performances at the new Woolworth Theatre.
March 2, 2022 | Nashville Scene
Next time you’re walking up Rep. John Lewis Way North, take a minute to look in the new window display at 221. On Monday, the owners of the new Woolworth Theatre unveiled a miniature museum exhibit in the building’s southernmost window.
November 16, 2021 | News Channel 5 Nashville
A few eagle-eyed neighbors of the Woolworth in downtown Nashville spotted what appeared to be history in the trash, but developers say they were only replicas. Keval Sheth is CEO of the Woolworth Theatre where construction is underway to finish the new entertainment venue by 2022.
November 14, 2021 | The Tennessee Tribune
Mayor John Cooper, Councilwoman Joy Styles, members of the Nashville Metro Minority Caucus, family members of the late U.S. Representative John Lewis and community leaders unveiled a four-story mural honoring Rep. John Lewis and the Freedom Riders. The completed mural on the corner of Rep. John Lewis Way and Commerce St. is now the largest mural in the city, spanning four stories in height and over 50 ft in width.
June 21, 2021 | Country Insider
iHeart Podcast Network “Talk to Chuck” host and artist Chuck Wicks will transform Nashville’s historic Woolworth building into an 850-seat theater. The singer, who has partnered with investor and entrepreneur Rob Bellenfant and 615 Ventures for the project, shared the news with Nashville Business Journal.
June 18, 2021 | All Access
Podcast host and VERGE RECORDS Country artist CHUCK WICKS is turning downtown NASHVILLE’s historic WOOLWORTH building into an 850-seat theater. Most recently a restaurant called WOOLWORTH ON 5TH, the venue was the site of lunch counter sit-ins during the 1960s civil rights movement.
June 18, 2021 | Nashville Tennessean
Nashville’s historic Woolworth building is set to soon reopen as Woolworth Theatre. Three years in the making, country music star and podcast/radio personality Chuck Wicks partnered with local entrepreneur Rob Bellenfant and 615 Ventures to bring the concept to life.
June 17, 2021 | Nashville Business Journal
The building that houses Woolworth on 5th restaurant, once the site of 1960s lunch counter sit-ins during the civil rights movement, will soon reopen as a new entertainment option in downtown Nashville.