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Germantown Community Theatre Opens 2018-19 Season with Singing in the Rain, Jr.

July 20, 2018 - articles

  Germantown, TN—Germantown Community Theatre is opening its season with the musical, Singing in the Rain, Jr., directed by Julie Reinbold, and features talented young people from the Germantown area. You’ll be tapping your toes and humming along to favorite songs like Singin’ in the…

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Lauren Daigle at the Orpheum, Tickets on Sale Friday

July 17, 2018 - articles

PLATINUM RECORDING ARTIST AND TWO TIME GRAMMY NOMINEE LAUREN DAIGLE RETURNS WITH NEW ALBUM, SINGLE AND TOUR   TITLE: LAUREN DAIGLE with special guests Scott Mulvahill & Infinity’s Song EVENT TYPE: Concert DESCRIPTION: Life experience often serves to sharpen a songwriter’s edge and provide them with a more…

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Angela Ingersoll’s Judy Garland Delights Audiences

July 16, 2018 - articles

by Kevin Shaw | photo courtesy of Angela Ingersoll   Back in the early 1990s Angela Ingersoll came to Memphis to work as an acting intern at Playhouse on the Square where she earned next to nothing to hone her craft. I had the privilege…

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Playhouse on the Square Opens 50th Season with a Regional Premiere

July 13, 2018 - articles

  A GENTLEMAN’S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER Book and Lyrics by Robert L. Freedman Music and Lyrics by Steven Lutvak Based on the novel Israel Rank by Roy Horniman Running August 10 – September 2, 2018 Playhouse on the Square 66S. Cooper St Memphis, TN 38104  …

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Christmas in July – Mannheim Steamroller On Sale 7/27

July 12, 2018 - articles

  [Memphis, TN] – Mannheim Steamroller will present the best the holiday has to offer this season. The group will perform live for one night only in Memphis at the Orpheum Theatre on Sunday, December 16. Tickets go on sale Friday, July 27 at 10am…

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Professional Theatre Examines NCAA Student Athlete Scandal With World Premiere

July 9, 2018 - articles

CRIB by Gino DiIorio Running July 13 – July 29, 2018 TheatreWorks 2085 Monroe Memphis, TN 38104 Playhouse on the Square, in partnership with Friends of Facing History and Ourselves, Sedgwick, and super sponsor Dr. Thomas Ratliff, is proud to present the World Premier winner of…

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Master Metalsmith: Lisa Gralnick, on Display at the Metal Museum 9.30.18 – 1.13.19

July 9, 2018 - articles

Master Metalsmith: Lisa Gralnick September 30, 2018 – January 13, 2019 Gasparrini Galleries at the Metal Museum    The Metal Museum is pleased to announce Master Metalsmith: Lisa Gralnick, an annual exhibition showcasing work from the Metal Museum’s 2018 Master Metalsmith. Master Metalsmith: Lisa Gralnick will…

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Orpheum July Events: Movies, Dinner on Stage, Modest Mouse and More

June 27, 2018 - articles

TITLE: INDEPENDENCE DAY EVENT TYPE: Movie DESCRIPTION: The aliens are coming and their goal is to invade and destroy Earth. Fighting superior technology, mankind’s best weapon is the will to survive. Rated PG-13.  Doors open at 6pm for fun activities in the lobby, including a drink special and a photo booth…

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Playhouse on the Square Theatre Education Program wins Award!

June 26, 2018 - articles

Congratulations go to Theatre Education Assistant Director Claire Rutkauskus and Q&A- Queer Youth Theatre for receiving Pride Youth Theatre Alliance’s ‘Outstanding New Company Award.’ The Pride Youth Theater Alliance began as a cohort of directors, educators, and activists representing Queer Youth Theater (QYT) programs from…

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Dreamgirls Will Make You Happy

June 19, 2018 - articles

by Kevin Shaw  | photos courtesy of Playhouse on the Square   A few years ago, Playhouse on the Square opened their state of the art new theatre across the street from their old theatre. When I first walked into the space, it was immediately…

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