The Return of Tanya Tucker


Mary D. Fisher Theatre Fri, Nov 4, 2022 4:00 PM
Mary D. Fisher Theatre Fri, Nov 4, 2022 7:00 PM
Alice Gill-Sheldon Theatre Sat, Nov 5, 2022 6:30 PM
Alice Gill-Sheldon Theatre Sun, Nov 6, 2022 3:30 PM
Alice Gill-Sheldon Theatre Mon, Nov 7, 2022 3:30 PM
Mary D. Fisher Theatre Tue, Nov 8, 2022 4:00 PM
Mary D. Fisher Theatre Tue, Nov 8, 2022 7:00 PM
Mary D. Fisher Theatre Wed, Nov 9, 2022 7:00 PM
Mary D. Fisher Theatre Thu, Nov 10, 2022 4:00 PM
Film Info
Event Type:Music Documentary
Run Time:2022
Production Country:United States
Original Language:English
Cast/Crew Info
Director:Kathlyn Horan
Cast:Brandi Carlile
Tanya Tucker


Trailblazing, hell-raising country music legend Tanya Tucker defied the standards of how a woman in country music was supposed to behave. Decades after Tanya slipped from the spotlight, rising Americana music star Brandi Carlile takes it upon herself to write an entire album for her hero based on Tanya’s extraordinary life, spurring the greatest comeback in country music history.

“The Return of Tanya Tucker” follows Tanya’s richly creative, utterly captivating, bumpy ride back to the top as Brandi encourages her to push past her fears to create a new sound and reach a new audience. The writing, the experimenting, and refining of this new music mixes with all that came before – using rare archival footage and photographs to delve into Tanya’s history, beginning in a single wide trailer in Seminole, Texas.

Taking stock of the past while remaining vitally alive in the present and keeping an eye on the future, “The Return of Tanya Tucker” is a rousing exploration of an unexpected friendship built on the joy of a perfectly timed creative collaboration.

“Whether you call it a relaunch, comeback, return or rebirth, it’s captured in a down-to-earth, memory-infused documentary that’s a gift – moving and thoroughly engaging.” – The Hollywood Reporter