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PIGEON FORGE, Tenn. (Sept. 27, 2022)Tom Wopat is an award winning actor from the hit CBS-TV series Dukes of Hazzard, a celebrated singer-songwriter, and a Tony award nominated Broadway musical star. His next appearance and fan meet and greet event is set for Cooter’s Place in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee on October 8 & 9, from 11am – 3pm ET. The following weekend on October 15 & 16 he will appear at Cooter’s Place in Luray, Virginia from 11am – 3pm ET each day. Admission to the museums are FREE, with various photo opportunities available that are $10 and up. Additional information can be found online at or by downloading the Cooter’s Place app.  

Tom Wopat Shows & Appearances:
OCT 08-09 – Cooter’s Place / Pigeon Forge, Tenn.
OCT 15-16 – Cooter’s Place / Luray, Va.
DEC 02 – Tom Wopat Christmas Concert / Bangor, WI
DEC 08 – Tom Wopat Christmas Concert / Baraboo, WI
DEC 17-18 – Christmas at Cooter’s Place / Luray, Va.
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About Tom Wopat:
Tom Wopat, first entering the national consciousness as “Luke “ in the iconic TV series, “The Dukes of Hazzard ” has been performing in stage musicals since the age of 12. Raised on a Wisconsin dairy farm, educated at the UW-Madison, Wopat has enjoyed a multi -faceted career in film, television, on the Broadway stage, and singing in venues as varied as Carnegie Hall, The Grand Ole’ Opry, and the Hollywood Bowl. He has also recorded 12 albums in the last 35 years, the most recent being his 2017 release, the eponymous singer/songwriter-styled “Wopat”. He also had a 5 week residency singing at the Beach Cafe on 70th and 2nd Avenue. Beginning with a starring role in 1978’s “I Love My Wife”, Tom has enjoyed a great deal of success on Broadway, including critically acclaimed work in plays such as “The Trip to Bountiful” and “Glengarry Glenn Ross”. Noted for his portrayal of leading men in a number of musicals, his Broadway career has been crowned by a pair of Tony nominations, one for “Annie, Get Your Gun” in 1999, and again in 2008 for “A Catered Affair”. Wopat recently added to his television credits with a guest-starring role in “Madame Secretary”. His favorite big screen adventure would have to be a featured role in Quentin Tarantino’s “Django Unchained”. Tom says, “At this point, I basically do what I enjoy… I’ve been blessed.”

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