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Opera Memphis Premieres New Operas About Memphis Wrasslin,’ a Famous Memphis Murder, and the Mighty Mississippi Itself

March 29, 2018 - articles

Memphis, Tenn. March 28, 2018 – Opera Memphis will present a series of new operas about Memphis, The Opera 901 Showcase, during the 2018 Midtown Opera Festival at Playhouse on the Square April 6-14. This year’s Festival will also include a rarely performed opera by Alessandro Scarlatti and…

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Modest Mouse at the Orpheum, Tickets on Sale Friday

March 28, 2018 - articles

Modest Mouse Orpheum Theatre Saturday, July 14   TICKETS ON SALE FRIDAY, MARCH 30 AT 10AM AT TICKETMASTER.COM; ORPHEUM THEATRE BOX OFFICE. CHARGE BY PHONE: 800-745-3000.   # # #   TITLE: MODEST MOUSE EVENT TYPE: Concert DESCRIPTION: Modest Mouse formed in 1993 in Issaquah, Washington and has become, over the past…

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An Evening of Conversation with Leslie Odom Jr at the Orpheum, Tickets On Sale Now

March 19, 2018 - articles

NOVEL BRINGS LESLIE ODOM, JR. TO MEMPHIS Join us  at 7:00 pm on Friday, March 30 at the Orpheum Theatre for an evening of conversation with Tony and Grammy Award- winning artist, Leslie Odom, Jr., who will be in Memphis celebrating the release of his new book, Failing Up. Leslie…

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‘Chaperone’ Keeps Showing Off

March 13, 2018 - articles

by Kevin Shaw | photos by Carla McDonald (Above photo caption: Jason Spitzer (standing center) portrays a man obsessed with musical theatre and watches his favorite “come to life” in The Drowsy Chaperone at Theatre Memphis on the Lohrey Stage , March 9 – 31, 2018.)   I have…

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Flying High: An Interview with Mary Kate Morrissey of Wicked

March 2, 2018 - articles

by Kevin Shaw | photos by Joan Marcus    When it comes to performing in a musical these days, perhaps there’s no bigger or more challenging role than starring as Elphaba (The Wicked Witch of the West) in the Broadway version or national tour of…

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WICKED ANNOUNCES LOTTERY FOR $25 SEATS!

March 1, 2018 - articles

PERFORMANCES BEGIN MARCH 7 AT THE ORPHEUM THEATRE A day-of-performance lottery for a limited number of seats will be held for WICKED, which is returning to the Orpheum Theatre with performances from March 7-25. Two and one-half hours prior to each performance, people who present themselves at the…

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Bring It Live Returns to the Orpheum in August, Tickets on Sale Friday

March 1, 2018 - articles

LIFETIME’S HIT SERIES “BRING IT” SET TO TAKE THE STAGE IN AN ALL-NEW SHOW Orpheum Theatre Thursday, August 2nd 7:30pm – “BRING IT! LIVE” on-sale Friday, March 2nd 10am – Memphis, TN –After two consecutive years of bringing down the house, “Bring It! Live” is back by overwhelming demand, and set to take…

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ORPHEUM THEATRE REVEALS 2018-2019 Broadway Season

February 28, 2018 - articles

ORPHEUM THEATRE ANNOUNCES 2018-2019 BROADWAY SEASON WITH JULY 2019 DATES FOR HAMILTON MEMPHIS, TN – Today the Orpheum Theatre Group unveiled the 2018-2019 Broadway Season during an announcement party at the historic Orpheum Theatre. Attendees were the first to hear about next season’s exciting offerings…

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James and the Giant Peach at the Circuit Playhouse

February 28, 2018 - articles

James and the Giant Peach Book by Timothy Allen McDonald Music and Lyrics by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul Based on the Book, “James and the Giant Peach” by Roald Dahl The Circuit Playhouse March 16 – April 8, 2018 When James is sent by…

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Brooks Holds Preview for Museum Members & Media of African-Print Fashion Now!

February 22, 2018 - articles

Opening this Friday, February 23 Brooks Museum features African-print fashion in latest exhibition   What: Memphis Brooks Museum of Art is celebrating its next special exhibition, African-Print Fashion Now! A Story of Taste, Globalization, and Style , with a special member preview on Friday evening that showcases the dynamic traditions of African…

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