Directions to Clarence Brown Theatre

NOTE: Please provide a few extra minutes of drive time. These directions include several traffic lights around the campus of The University of Tennessee. These lights may slow your travel.

From I-40

(Eastbound or Westbound)

  • Take I-40 exit #386B, Rt. 129 / Alcoa Highway / Airport Rd.
  • once on Alcoa Highway, get into second lane from the right (far right lane exits to Kingston Pike).
  • Take second exit for Neyland Drive.
  • Turn Left onto Neyland Drive.
  • At second traffic light, Turn Left onto Joe Johnson Ave. (entrance to the UT Agriculture Campus).
  • Joe Johnson Ave turns into Andy Holt Ave after crossing bridge (no turns needed).
  • Turn Right onto Pat Head Summit Street (watch for pedestrians!).
  • 1/2 block ahead on Pat Head Summit St. (well before next traffic light), Turn Left off Pat Head Summit St., then immediate Left and then Right into large parking lot (near construction area for new Music Building). This parking area is located 'behind' the Clarence Brown Theatre/Carousel/Lab Theatre complex.

Additional Parking: besides above directions to the parking lot behind Clarence Brown Theatre, parking is available in McClung Tower Parking Garage located off Volunteer Blvd [instead of turning left into lot from Pat Head Summit St., continue to traffic light and turn left onto Volunteer Blvd.; McClung Tower Parking Garage is on the left past sharp left curve in Volunteer Blvd (Torchbearer area of Circle Park)].