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Brian Regan Announces Orpheum Engagement

October 17, 2017 - articles

COMEDIAN BRIAN REGAN ANNOUNCES SPRING 2018 TOUR DATES  Memphis, TN Orpheum Theatre Thursday, January 11  Tickets Go On Sale Friday, October 20, 2017 Available at the Orpheum Theatre website, www.orpheum-memphis.com, the Orpheum Box Office (901.525.3000), and Ticketmaster Regan’s First Netflix Special, Brian Regan: Nunchucks and Flamethrowers, Will Premiere November…

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Phantom Never Gets Old

October 10, 2017 - articles

story by Kevin Shaw | photo courtesy of Orpheum Memphis    Next year, The Phantom of the Opera will have been running on Broadway for 30 straight years! Such a lengthy run outpaces its closest competitor (the revival of Chicago) by a full eight years…

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Sister Myotis– A Gift from God

October 9, 2017 - articles

by Kevin Shaw  | photos courtesy of Steve Swift    It’s hard to believe, but it’s been 15 years since the Memphis community (and world) was blessed with the angelic presence of Sister Myotis. Whether it’s in the theatre, at an awards show or just…

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THIS WEEKEND: Dia de los Muertos Parade & Festival

October 5, 2017 - articles

  What: Memphis Brooks Museum of Art, Cazateatro and Danza Azteca Quetzalcoatl de Memphis are collaborating for a free Dia de los Muertos celebration on Saturday, October 7. The inagural Dia de los Muertos parade will take place that morning and will impact traffic for a short time….

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Opera Memphis opens LA TRAVIATA

October 5, 2017 - articles

  Memphis, Tenn. Oct. 5, 2017 – After celebrating the sixth year of 30 Days of Opera, Opera Memphis is making the transition back to the theater for its season opener, Verdi’s incomparable masterpiece La traviata. Written in 1853, La traviata is based on a novel by Alexandre Dumas, fils (the son), whose father is…

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Finding Neverland On Sale Date Announced!

October 4, 2017 - articles

  “FAR AND AWAY THE BEST MUSICAL OF THE YEAR!” -NPR  BROADWAY.COM’S AUDIENCE CHOICE AWARD WINNER FOR BEST MUSICAL! TICKETS FOR FINDING NEVERLAND ON SALE FRIDAY, OCTOBER 20th AT 10am TO PLAY MEMPHIS’ ORPHEUM THEATRE JANUARY 23-28, 2018   The Orpheum Theatre is pleased to announce that individual…

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Honky Tonk Angels at Germantown Community Theatre

October 3, 2017 - articles

HONKY TONK ANGELS Show Dates: October 13-29th, 2017 Presented by GCT in association with Ted Swindley Productions, Inc. Director: Leigh Ann Evans Show Times: Fridays & Saturdays @ 8:00 pm; Sundays @ 2:30 pm Tickets: $28 for adults; $17 for seniors (65+) and students; $12…

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Marcella Simien: Free to Be

October 2, 2017 - articles

by Joy Doss | photo by Lisa Mac   “Dude,” the audience member coughed out. He was talking about Marcella Simien’s voice (and possibly implying that she was transgendered) as she covered Tracy Chapman’s “Gimme One Reason.” Simien is proud of her femininity and was…

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Valerie June Launches 2018 ‘Astral Plane’ Headline Tour – Upcoming Performances at Austin City Limits 2017

September 28, 2017 - articles

VALERIE JUNE LAUNCHES 2018 ‘ASTRAL PLANE’  HEADLINE TOUR UPCOMING PERFORMANCES AT AUSTIN CITY LIMITS OCTOBER 6th AND OCTOBER 13th, 2017   September 27, 2018 – Memphis singer-songwriter Valerie June will set out on a 19-date headlining run in February 2018. Tickets for the ‘Astral Plane Tour’ go on…

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Memphis premiere of Del Shores’ hit comedy A VERY SORDID WEDDING, presented by Outflix Film Festival Thursday, Sept. 28th!

September 25, 2017 - articles

(Image above: Bonnie Bedelia, Leslie Jordan, Rue McClanahan (portrait), Dale Dickey and Ann Walker in Del Shores’ A Very Sordid Wedding. Photo credit: Steven K. Johnson.) A Very Sordid Wedding Sequel to Del Shores’ Hit Play, Movie & TV Series Sordid Lives Reunites All-Star Cast…

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