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Orpheum Announces Public On Sale for Five Broadway Shows, August 17

August 8, 2018 - articles - ,

WHAT: Five shows in the Orpheum’s highly anticipated 2018-2019 Broadway season go on sale next week –School of RockWaitressOn Your Feet!Fiddler on the Roof, and Anastasia.

WHEN: Tickets go on sale Friday August 17th at 10am CT and will be available for purchase online at the official Orpheum Theatre website, www.orpheum-memphis.com, the Orpheum Box Office (901.525.3000), and Ticketmaster. The Orpheum’s 2018-2019 Broadway season is generously sponsored in part by Memphis Area Honda Dealers and SunTrust Bank.

 

Event Info:

TITLE: SCHOOL OF ROCK  

EVENT TYPE: Broadway

DESCRIPTION: School of Rock is a New York Times Critics’ Pick and “an inspiring jolt of energy, joy, and mad skillz!”(Entertainment Weekly). Based on the hit film, this hilarious new musical follows Dewey Finn, a wannabe rock star posing as a substitute teacher who turns a class of straight-A students into a guitar-shredding, bass-slapping, mind-blowing rock band. This high-octane smash features 14 new songs from Andrew Lloyd Webber, all the original songs from the movie, and musical theater’s first-ever kids rock band playing their instruments live on stage. Vanity Fair raves, “Fists of all ages shall be pumping!”

VENUE: Orpheum Theatre, 203 S. Main Street, Memphis TN 38103

DATES: October 9-14, 2018

  • Tuesday, October 9, 2018 7:30pm
  • Wednesday, October 10, 2018 7:30pm
  • Thursday, October 11, 2018 7:30pm
  • Friday, October 12, 2018 7:30pm
  • Saturday, October 13, 2018 2:00pm
  • Saturday, October 13, 2018 8:00pm
  • Sunday, October 14, 2018 1:00pm
  • Sunday, October 14, 2018 6:30pm

TICKETS: $25-$125

BOX OFFICE: 901.525.3000

GROUP SALES: 901.529.4226

WEB: www.orpheum-memphis.com

 

TITLE: WAITRESS

EVENT TYPE: Broadway

DESCRIPTION: Brought to life by a groundbreaking all-female creative team, this irresistible new hit features original music and lyrics by six-time GRAMMY® nominee Sara Bareilles (“Brave,” “Love Song”), a book by acclaimed screenwriter Jessie Nelson (I Am Sam), choreography by Lorin Latarro (Les Dangereuse Liaisons, Waiting for Godot) and direction by Tony Award® winner Diane Paulus (Hair, Pippin, Finding Neverland). Inspired by Adrienne Shelly’s beloved film, Waitress tells the story of Jenna — a waitress and expert pie maker, Jenna dreams of a way out of her small town and loveless marriage. A baking contest in a nearby county and the town’s new doctor may offer her a chance at a fresh start, while her fellow waitresses offer their own recipes for happiness. But Jenna must summon the strength and courage to rebuild her own life.”Waitress is a little slice of heaven!” says Entertainment Weekly and “a monumental contribution to Broadway!” according to Marie Claire. Don’t miss this uplifting musical celebrating friendship, motherhood, and the magic of a well-made pie.

VENUE: Orpheum Theatre, 203 S. Main Street, Memphis TN 38103

DATES: January 15 – 20, 2019

  • Tuesday, January 15, 2019 7:30pm
  • Wednesday, January 16, 2019 7:30pm
  • Thursday, January 17, 2019 7:30pm
  • Friday, January 18, 2019 7:30pm
  • Saturday, January 19, 2019 2:00pm
  • Saturday, January 19, 2019 8:00pm
  • Sunday, January 20, 2019 1:00pm
  • Sunday, January 20, 2019 6:30pm

TICKETS: $25-$125

BOX OFFICE: 901.525.3000

GROUP SALES: 901.529.4226

WEB: www.orpheum-memphis.com

Waitress the Musical

TITLE: ON YOUR FEET!

EVENT TYPE: Broadway

DESCRIPTION: From their humble beginnings in Cuba, Emilio and Gloria Estefan came to America and broke through all barriers to become a crossover sensation at the very top of the pop music world. But just when they thought they had it all, they almost lost everything. On Your Feet! takes you behind the music and inside the real story of this record-making and groundbreaking couple who, in the face of adversity, found a way to end up on their feet. Directed by two-time Tony Award® winner Jerry Mitchell (Kinky Boots), with choreography by Olivier Award winner Sergio Trujillo (Jersey Boys) and an original book by Academy Award® winner Alexander Dinelaris (Birdman), On Your Feet! features some of the most iconic songs of the past quarter-century — and one of the most inspiring stories in music history.

VENUE: Orpheum Theatre, 203 S. Main Street, Memphis TN 38103

DATES: February 12 – 17, 2019

  • Tuesday, February 12, 2019 7:30pm
  • Wednesday, February 13, 2019 7:30pm
  • Thursday, February 14, 2019 7:30pm
  • Friday, February 15, 2019 7:30pm
  • Saturday, February 16, 2019 2:00pm
  • Saturday, February 16, 2019 8:00pm
  • Sunday, February 17, 2019 1:00pm
  • Sunday, February 17, 2019 6:30pm

TICKETS: $25-$125

BOX OFFICE: 901.525.3000

GROUP SALES: 901.529.4226

WEB: www.orpheum-memphis.com

TITLE: FIDDLER ON THE ROOF

EVENT TYPE: Broadway

DESCRIPTION: Tony®-winning director Bartlett Sher and the team behind South Pacific, The King and I, and 2017 Tony-winning Best Play Oslo bring a fresh and authentic vision to this beloved theatrical masterpiece from Tony winner Joseph Stein and Pulitzer Prize winners Jerry Bock and Sheldon Harnick. The original production won 10 Tony Awards, including a special Tony for becoming the longest-running Broadway musical of all time. You’ll be there when the sun rises on this new production, with stunning movement and dance from acclaimed Israeli choreographer Hofesh Shechter, based on the original staging by Jerome Robbins. A wonderful cast and a lavish orchestra tell this heartwarming story of fathers and daughters, husbands and wives, and the timeless traditions that define faith and family. Featuring the Broadway classics “Tradition,” “If I Were a Rich Man,” “Sunrise, Sunset,” “Matchmaker, Matchmaker” and “To Life,” Fiddler on the Roof will introduce a new generation to this uplifting celebration that raises its cup to joy! To love! To life!

VENUE: Orpheum Theatre, 203 S. Main Street, Memphis TN 38103

DATES: March 19 – 24, 2019

  • Tuesday, March 19, 2019 7:30pm
  • Wednesday, March 20, 2019 7:30pm
  • Thursday, March 21, 2019 7:30pm
  • Friday, March 22, 2019 7:30pm
  • Saturday, March 23, 2019 2:00pm
  • Saturday, March 23, 2019 8:00pm
  • Sunday, March 24, 2019 1:00pm
  • Sunday, March 24, 2019 6:30pm

TICKETS: $25-$125

BOX OFFICE: 901.525.3000

GROUP SALES: 901.529.4226

WEB: www.orpheum-memphis.com

Fiddler on the Roof

TITLE: ANASTASIA

EVENT TYPE: Broadway

DESCRIPTION: Inspired by the beloved films, the romantic and adventure-filled new musical Anastasia is on a journey to Memphis at last! From the Tony Award®-winning creators of the Broadway classic Ragtime, this dazzling show transports us from the twilight of the Russian Empire to the euphoria of Paris in the 1920s, as a brave young woman sets out to discover the mystery of her past. Pursued by a ruthless Soviet officer determined to silence her, Anya enlists the aid of a dashing conman and a lovable ex-aristocrat. Together, they embark on an epic adventure to help her find home, love, and family. Anastasia features a book by celebrated playwright Terrence McNally, a lush new score by Stephen Flaherty (music) and Lynn Ahrens (lyrics) with direction by Tony Award® winner Darko Tresnjak.

VENUE: Orpheum Theatre, 203 S. Main Street, Memphis TN 38103

DATES: June 4 – 9, 2019

  • Tuesday, June 4, 2019 7:30pm
  • Wednesday, June 5, 2019 7:30pm
  • Thursday, June 6, 2019 7:30pm
  • Friday, June 7, 2019 7:30pm
  • Saturday, June 8, 2019 2:00pm
  • Saturday, June 8, 2019 8:00pm
  • Sunday, June 9, 2019 1:00pm
  • Sunday, June 9, 2019 6:30pm

TICKETS: $25-$125

BOX OFFICE: 901.525.3000

GROUP SALES: 901.529.4226

WEB: www.orpheum-memphis.com