2000-2009

Gross Indecency: The Three Trials of Oscar Wilde

Mockingbird Public Theatre
Directed by Rene Copeland
Role: Edward Clarke

“Chip Arnold as Wilde’s barrister, Clarke, turns in top-flight performances…”

Martin Brady
Nashville Scene

“Chip Arnold, as Wilde’s solicitor, offers a nuanced performance that anchors the proceedings perfectly.”

Kevin Nance
The Tennessean

“Chip Arnold is also memorable as Wilde’s own attorney. He gives his character a warmth of formality that makes him understanding if not exactly sympathetic to the client, whom he discovers, too late, is actually guilty.”

Bill Dorian
Nashville ON Stage

Noises Off

Nashville Repertory Theatre
Directed by Rene Copeland
Role: Lloyd Dallas

Shelean Newman as Belinda Blair and Chip Arnold as Lloyd Dallas

“Chip Arnold is terrific as the self-important director Lloyd Dallas who can’t seem to get any cooperation from his talent-impaired cast.”

Amy Stumpfl
Nashville City Paper

1776

Nashville Repertory Theatre
Directed by Rene Copeland

Role: John Dickinson

 

 

 

 

 

David Alford as John Adams and Chip Arnold as John Dickinson

am Whited as James Wilson, Chip Arnold as John Dickinson, and Henry Haggard as Benjamin Franklin

 

“Director Rene Copeland…wrings excellence out of experienced players like Henry Haggard, Jeff Boyet, Chip Arnold, Bobby Wyckoff, and Sam Whited.”

Martin Brady
Nashville Scene

The Shakespeare Stealer

Nashville Children’s Theatre
Written and Directed by Scot Copeland

Role: William Shakespeare

 

 

 

 

 

 

Chip Arnold as William Shakespeare, Buddy Raper as Thomas Pope, and Rona Carter as Queen Elizabeth

Chip Arnold as William Shakespeare, Buddy Raper as Thomas Pope, and Rona Carter as Queen Elizabeth

“NCT vets entertainingly bring this story to life.”

Evan Donnell
The Tennessean

The Crucible

Nashville Repertory Theatre
Directed by Rene Copeland

Role: Deputy-Governor Danforth

Jenny Littleton as Elizabeth Proctor and Chip Arnold as Governor Danforth

“…Chip Arnold is terrifyingly self-assured as Danforth…”

Catherine Coke
The Tennessean

Death and the Maiden

People’s Branch Theater
Directed by Ross Brooks
Role: Gerardo Escobar
 Erin R. Ramsey as Paulina Escobar and Chip Arnold as Gerardo Escobar

Erin R. Ramsey as Paulina Escobar and Chip Arnold as Gerardo Escobar

 

Darwin in Malibu

Nashville Repertory Theatre
Directed by Rene Copeland

Role: Thomas Huxley

 

 

 

 

 

 

Henry Haggard as Charlies Darwin and Chip Arnold as Thomas Huxley

Henry Haggard as Charlies Darwin and Chip Arnold as Thomas Huxley

Arnold applies the right mix of angry bluster and slowly revealed pain to Huxley, who, like the others has suffered a loss that greatly impacts his feelings about the issues being debated.”

Evans Donnell
The Tennessean

 

Sam Whited as Samuel Wilberforce and Chip Arnold as Thomas Huxley

Sam Whited as Samuel Wilberforce and Chip Arnold as Thomas Huxley

Arnold and [Samuel Whited] hold the keys to the play’s success…they offer mature and intelligent performances.”

Martin Brady
Nashville Scene

Our Town

Studio Tenn
Directed by Matt Logan
Role: Stage Manager

“Chip Arnold Stage Manager successfully sets the timeline for the audience throughout all three acts, serving up some humorous elements along the way. This was one of his best roles.”

Chad Young
Nashville Parent Magazine

“Studio Tenn’s first production…was first-rate, not least of all because of the uniformly fine contributions of familiar Music City thespians such as Chip Arnold Stage Manager, Matthew Carlton Dr. Gibbs, Nan Gurley Mrs. Gibbs, and others…”

Martin Brady
Nashville Scene