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Shakespeare In The Square: Two Gentlemen of Verona

September 24, 2018 - articles

Overton Square welcomes the Tennessee Shakespeare Company back to Chimes Square (map) with two streamlined performances of Shakespeare’s classic The Two Gentlemen of Verona – and perhaps even his very first play. Join us at the Chimes Square Stage on Saturday, September 22 and Saturday, September 29 at 6:00 pm for a love triangle comedy reshaped into a love… rectangle? Strong…

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The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time Media Night

September 18, 2018 - articles

Playhouse on the Square would like to welcome media outlets to our final preview performance of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time adapted by Simon Stephens. Thursday September 20, 2018 at 8:00pm. Follow Christopher Boone, a brilliant 15 year-old boy who is…

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Les Misérables Public On Sale Announced

September 12, 2018 - articles

TICKETS FOR  CAMERON MACKINTOSH’S ACCLAIMED PRODUCTION OF BOUBLIL AND SCHÖNBERG’S LES MISÉRABLES THE MUSICAL PHENOMENON  GO ON SALE FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 14 AT 10AM MEMPHIS ENGAGEMENT AT ORPHEUM THEATRE NOVEMBER 27 – DECEMBER 2 The company of LES MISÉRABLES performs “Master of the House” with J Anthony…

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30 Days of Opera returns to the MidSouth with featured McCleave Project piece Movin’ Up in the World.

September 12, 2018 - articles

Memphis, Tenn. Sept. 3, 2018 – Opera Memphis’ 30 Days of Opera returns September 1-30, 2018. This annual event features dozens of TOTALLY FREE opera performances across Memphis and the MidSouth, turning the opera house inside out and taking the music to you! This year will…

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The Latin Soul In You, a Bilingual Play

September 10, 2018 - articles

(Memphis, TN) September 8th, 2018: Cazateatro is the first bilingual theater group in Tennessee. The group is formed by a group anxious volunteers wanting to act and perform educational and cultural plays. “Cazateatro Bilingual Theater Group” will perform The Latin Soul in YOU. The Latin…

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Cazateatro Bilingual Theatre Group

September 4, 2018 - articles

by Diane Thornton | photos courtesy of Cazateatro   Dorimar Ferrer, Executive Director of Cazateatro Bilingual Theatre Group, laughingly started off our interview with of bit of an explanation. “First lesson: (our name) is two words, a compound word. I understood it to be one…

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JUNK Opens at The Circuit Playhouse This Friday!

August 22, 2018 - articles

Memphis’ Only Professional Resident Theatre Company’s Circuit Playhouse Stage begins it’s 50th season with the very first regional premier of: JUNK By Ayad Akhtar Running August 24 – September 9 The Circuit Playhouse 51 South Cooper St. Memphis, TN 38104 Playhouse on the Square, in partnership…

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Emerald Theatre Company Begins Season 22

August 21, 2018 - articles

As they begin their 22nd season of residency at THEATREWORKS at the Square, Emerald Theare Company is pleased to announce its third annual 10-minute Play Fest! This collaborative celebration of blackbox theatre will feature nine premier performances of original “Gaydar”-themed vignettes, written by clever playwrights across…

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For Fans of Phantom—the Love Never Dies

August 20, 2018 - articles

by Kevin Shaw | photos by Joan Marcus    After more than 30 years, The Phantom of the Opera is still playing to sold-out houses on Broadway.  It is easily the longest running show in the history of Broadway with no signs of slowing down…

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The Great Wine Performances at Playhouse on the Square

August 14, 2018 - articles

THE GREAT WINE PERFORMANCES Tuesday, August 14, 2018 6pm – 8pm Playhouse on the Square 66 South Cooper Memphis, TN 38104   You are invited to the most exciting wine tasting in the the city of Memphis.  This fun annual fundraiser brings the theatre’s upcoming…

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