BWW's Top Memphis Theatre Stories of 2012

BroadwayWorld brings you the Best of Memphis in the year 2012. Check out the Top Theatre Stories from each month during in the year 2012. We look forward to another exciting year of theatre in 2013!

January

BWW's Top Memphis Theatre Stories of 2012

Theatre Memphis Opens THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST, 1/27


After record-setting attendance during the 34th annual 2011 performances of A Christmas Carol at Theatre Memphis, Oscar Wilde's The Importance of Being Earnest opens on the Lohrey Stage on January 27,... (read more...)
BWW's Top Memphis Theatre Stories of 2012

Rare Scotch Tasting to Benefit Theatre Memphis, 3/1


A very rare collection of single cask single malt Scotch whisky will be available for tasting on March 1, 2012, to benefit the artistic programming at Theatre Memphis. Sponsored by The Scottish Malt W... (read more...)
BWW's Top Memphis Theatre Stories of 2012

Playhouse on the Square & Hattiloo Theatre Collaborate on The Mountaintop


Playhouse on the Square and Hattiloo Theatre will present The Mountaintop by Memphis native Katori Hall as a co-production during the 2012-2013 Season.... (read more...)

February

BWW's Top Memphis Theatre Stories of 2012

Photo Flash: MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Tour Cast Visits to Elvis' Graceland


The national tour of the Broadway musical MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET, is currently running at the Memphis' Orpheum Theatre through February 19. While in Memphis, the cast of MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET stopped... (read more...)
BWW's Top Memphis Theatre Stories of 2012

Theatre Memphis Opens CHICAGO, 3/9


Theatre Memphis will open Broadway's longest running American musical, Chicago, on the Lohrey Stage March 9, 2012.... (read more...)

MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Closes at Orpheum Theatre


The national tour of the Broadway musical MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET, inspired by the electrifying true story is coming to Memphis' Orpheum Theatre through February 19. Tickets for MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET ... (read more...)

March

BWW's Top Memphis Theatre Stories of 2012

Photo Flash: Theatre Memphis Presents CHICAGO


Theatre Memphis will open Broadway's longest running American musical, Chicago, on the Lohrey Stage March 9, 2012, to run through April 1, 2012.... (read more...)
BWW's Top Memphis Theatre Stories of 2012

Theatre Memphis 2012-2013 Season to Include FIDDLER, CHORUS LINE, SINGIN' IN THE RAIN


Theatre Memphis has decided on its play selection for the 2012-13 season.... (read more...)
BWW's Top Memphis Theatre Stories of 2012

Summer Camps Announced for 2012 at Theatre Memphis


ShoWagon, the Department of Outreach and Education at Theatre Memphis, announces the camps available for this summer. ... (read more...)

April

BWW's Top Memphis Theatre Stories of 2012

Playhouse on the Square Presents A CLOSER WALK WITH PATSY CLINE, 5/11


A CLOSER WALK WITH PATSY CLINE, by Dean Regan, is a tribute to the life and music of country legend Patsy Cline; from her humble start in the Shenandoah Valley, to the Grand Ole Opry, to the tragic lo... (read more...)
BWW's Top Memphis Theatre Stories of 2012

Theatre Memphis to Present NOISES OFF, 4/27-5/3


Noises Off will be presented on Theatre Memphis's Lohrey Stage April 27 - May 3, 2012. The plot 'spotlights a crew of B-list actors who rehearse a British bedroom farce to tour small towns across Brit... (read more...)

May

BWW's Top Memphis Theatre Stories of 2012

LEGALLY BLONDE, ANNIE and More Set for Playhouse on the Square in 2012-2013 Season


Playhouse on the Square announces its 2012-2013 season of plays and musicals. Reservations and ticket information can be found at http://www.playhouseonthesquare.org/boxoffice/ or by calling (901) 72... (read more...)
BWW's Top Memphis Theatre Stories of 2012

Theatre Memphis to Close Season with NO, NO, NANETTE 6/8-7/1 - Starring Bennett Wood and Julie Jacobson Hight


After record breaking audiences for previous shows in the season, the final show of the 2011-12 season at Theatre Memphis will be No, No, Nanette from June 8 to July 1, 2012. No, No, Nanette stars Ben... (read more...)
BWW's Top Memphis Theatre Stories of 2012

Tennessee Shakespeare Company Announces Summer Classes


Tennessee Shakespeare Company, the Mid-South's professional, classical theatre and education organization is offering three Shakespeare Play Camps to be held at the Poplar Pike Playhouse at Germantown... (read more...)

June

BWW's Top Memphis Theatre Stories of 2012

Theatre Memphis Presents A SONDHEIM CELEBRATION, A KIDS CABARET, Summer 2012


The Summer Showcase Series at Theatre Memphis this year will include a restaging of a Sondheim review first performed in November of 2011 and a newly envisioned compilation of Broadway songs performed... (read more...)
BWW's Top Memphis Theatre Stories of 2012

Playhouse on the Square Presents XANADU, 6/29-7/22


Xanadu is set to run June 29 - July 22 at Playhouse on the Square.... (read more...)
BWW's Top Memphis Theatre Stories of 2012

CAPTAIN LOUIE Plays Roxy Regional Theatre, Beginning 6/22


CAPTAIN LOUIE plays the Roxy Regional Theatre, beginning Friday, June 22, at 6pm.... (read more...)

July

BWW's Top Memphis Theatre Stories of 2012

Playhouse on the Square's 5th Annual Great Wine Performances Set for 8/21


The 5th Annual Great Wine Performances is scheduled for Tuesday, August 21 from 6 - 8pm at Playhouse on the Square. The fundraiser is part wine tasting and pArt Theatre trivia contest. Ten wine stati... (read more...)
BWW's Top Memphis Theatre Stories of 2012

The Summer Showcase Series at Theatre Memphis to Present A KIDS CABARET, 7/26-8/5


The Summer Showcase Series at Theatre Memphis this year will includes a newly envisioned compilation of Broadway songs performed by young people. Both are being performed in the Next Stage at Theatre ... (read more...)
BWW's Top Memphis Theatre Stories of 2012

Theatre Memphis Presents A SONDHEIM CELEBRATION, Now thru 7/22


The Summer Showcase Series at Theatre Memphis this year will include a restaging of a Sondheim review first performed in November of 2011 and a newly envisioned compilation of Broadway songs performed... (read more...)

August

BWW's Top Memphis Theatre Stories of 2012

STAGE TUBE: First Look at The Orpheum's 2012/2013 Season


Through the generous sponsorship of Harrah's Tunica, The Orpheum presents their 2012/2013 season lineup. Check out the video below highlighting the shows.Through the generous sponsorship of Harrah's ... (read more...)
BWW's Top Memphis Theatre Stories of 2012

FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Opens Theatre Memphis' 2012-13 Season, 8/24


Fiddler on the Roof will kick off the 93rd consecutive season at Theatre Memphis with director Kell Christie reliving each moment.... (read more...)
BWW's Top Memphis Theatre Stories of 2012

STAGE TUBE: First Look at EATMEWHILEIMHOT at Minglewood Hall, 9/7


KPConcerts Presents: EATMEWHILEIMHOT with special guests, Remnants and Fur of Heaven, Friday, September 07, 2012 at 7PM, at Minglewood Hall. All Ages, Doors opens at 6pm. BroadwayWorld has a first l... (read more...)

September

BWW's Top Memphis Theatre Stories of 2012

Playhouse on the Square Presents ZOMBIES FROM THE BEYOND, 10/5


Playhouse on the Square presents the regional premiere of ZOMBIES FROM THE BEYOND, with book, music and lyrics by James Valcq, October 5-28, 2012. ... (read more...)
BWW's Top Memphis Theatre Stories of 2012

Memphis Symphony Orchestra Presents Yo-Yo Ma in Concert, 10/22


Memphis Symphony Orchestra presents Yo-Yo Ma in Concert, One Night Only, October 22, 2012, 7:30pm at the Cannon Center for the Performing Arts. Mei-Ann Chen will be conducting.... (read more...)
BWW's Top Memphis Theatre Stories of 2012

Chatterbox Audio Theater and Theatre Memphis Launch 'Audio Theater for the Visually Impaired Performance Series'


Chatterbox Audio Theater will collaborate with Theatre Memphis and the Clovernook Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired to present a performance series of Audio Theater for the Visually Impaired.... (read more...)

October

BWW's Top Memphis Theatre Stories of 2012

Tennessee Shakespeare Company's Schools Tour Hits Road with SHAKESPEARE'S GREATEST HITS


Tennessee Shakespeare Company's expanding Education Program this week launches its 2012-13 Schools Tour throughout the Memphis area, across the state, and into North Carolina with its newly conceived ... (read more...)
BWW's Top Memphis Theatre Stories of 2012

Theatre Memphis Opens ALTAR BOYZ, 11/2


- The final stop for a national "Raise the Praise" tour of a Christian boy band is the concept for the next production in the Next Stage at Theatre Memphis November 2 - 18. The show will be reprised J... (read more...)
BWW's Top Memphis Theatre Stories of 2012

Playhouse on the Square Opens ANNIE, 11/16


"Annie" is a spunky Depression-era orphan determined to find the parents who abandoned her years ago on the doorstep of a New York City orphanage run by the cruel, embittered Miss Hannigan. In adventu... (read more...)

November

BWW's Top Memphis Theatre Stories of 2012

TWAS THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS Comes to Playhouse on the Square, 11/23-12/30


Twas the Night Before Christmas is the tale of Amos the mouse whose house gets missed by Santa. Twas the Night Before Christmas runs November 23 - December 30 at The Circuit Playhouse.... (read more...)
BWW's Top Memphis Theatre Stories of 2012

The Boiler Room Theatre Announces Holiday Season


The Boiler Room Theatre (BRT), Williamson County's original and longest-running professional theatre company, will celebrate this holiday season with not one, but two productions sure to delight audie... (read more...)
BWW's Top Memphis Theatre Stories of 2012

A CHRISTMAS CAROL Returns to Theatre Memphis for 35th Year


The 35th annual production of A Christmas Carol at Theatre Memphis is coming back to the stage with an additional Saturday matinee performance for 2012. The veteran stage actor Barry Fuller returns as... (read more...)

December

BWW's Top Memphis Theatre Stories of 2012

Eric Sommer Comes to Memphis and Little Rock In Support of New CD


Eric Sommer has touring for years and years in small rooms and shoe-box clubs, making little money and receiving little recognition, driven only by the power of the music and the belief that you are m... (read more...)
BWW's Top Memphis Theatre Stories of 2012

The Orpheum Partners with JERSEY BOYS to Benefit St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 12/11-13


This holiday season the Broadway sensation JERSEY BOYS is shining the spotlight on the lifesaving mission of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital by offering a special ticket deal that will help make... (read more...)
BWW's Top Memphis Theatre Stories of 2012

Photo Flash: Tennessee Shakespeare's IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE: A LIVE RADIO PLAY Opens Tonight


Tennessee Shakespeare Company (TSC), the Mid-South's professional classical theatre, presents the joyous stage version of It's a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play inside Dixon Gallery & Garden's Wineg... (read more...)

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