Now Playing Onstage in Memphis - Week of 2/02/2014

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Now Playing Onstage in Memphis - Week of 2/02/2014 JONNY LANG
Tennessee Theatre
2/4-2/4/2014
Sixteen years ago, at the age of 16, Jonny Lang found incredible success with the release of his major label debut album Lie To Me. Fame does not seem to have impacted him from being the same country farm boy from Fargo, ND who got his start in the local clubs of Minneapolis. He survived the passage of youth to adulthood, fell in love, began a family, and in the process passed through the life lessons we all endure. He has a keen sense of what he aims to achieve creatively, what music means to him, and is focused on the impact that his songs bring to the lives of those that encounter his repertoire. For Lang, with the release of Fight For My Soul, he is entering a chapter wherein he has found his true voice. As an artist he has evolved since he began the writing process. The sound of that evolution is all over Fight For My Soul. "What You're Looking For" carefully layers banjo, guitars, spacey keyboards and a percussion sample to create a sonic dreamscape for its story of searching for life's essentials a" faith, love, hope. The arrangement of "We Are the Same" evokes the freewheeling spirit of Motown's Psychedelic Shack era.
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Bartlett Performing Arts and Conference Center
2/8-2/8/2014
You may not recognize his name, but with a career that spans over a hundred and twenty-five major films and television shows you're certain to recognize his face. His first time acting in front of a camera was as the guitarist in the famous "dueling banjos" scene in DELIVERANCE. This actor/musician has been writing songs and telling stories for over four decades. With his acoustic trio, he charms crowds with self-teasing humor and a lulling Southwestern folk sound.
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Now Playing Onstage in Memphis - Week of 2/02/2014 OTHER DESERT CITIES
The Circuit Playhouse
1/17-2/9/2014
Other Desert Cities is a play by Jon Robin Baitz. The play premiered Off-Broadway in January 2011 and transferred to Broadway in November 2011, marking the Broadway debut of a Baitz play.
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Now Playing Onstage in Memphis - Week of 2/02/2014 DEATH OF A SALESMAN
Theatre Memphis
1/24-2/9/2014
Death of a Salesman is a 1949 play written by American playwright Arthur Miller. It was the recipient of the 1949 Pulitzer Prize for Drama and Tony Award for Best Play.
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Now Playing Onstage in Memphis - Week of 2/02/2014 STEP AFRIKA!
Germantown Performing Arts Center
2/9-2/9/2014
Step Afrika! is the first professional company in the world dedicated to the tradition of stepping, a unique art form of percussive dance in which the participant's entire body is used as an instrument to create complex rhythm and sounds. Founded in December 1994, the company is celebrated worldwide for its efforts to promote an appreciation for stepping and the dance tradition's use as an educational tool for young people.
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Now Playing Onstage in Memphis - Week of 2/02/2014 MONTY PYTHON'S SPAMALOT
Playhouse on the Square
1/24-2/16/2014
Monty Python's Spamalot is a musical comedy "lovingly ripped off from" the 1975 film Monty Python and the Holy Grail. Like the film, it is a highly irreverent parody of the Arthurian Legend, but it differs from the film in many ways.
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Now Playing Onstage in Memphis - Week of 2/02/2014 WICKED
Orpheum Theatre
1/29-2/16/2014
Back by "Popular" demand. Variety calls WICKED "a cultural phenomenon," and when it last played Memphis, it broke box office records and sold out in record time. Winner of 35 major awards, including a Grammy and three Tony Awards, WICKED is "Broadway's biggest blockbuster" (The New York Times). Long before that girl from Kansas arrives in Munchkinland, two girls meet in the land of Oz. One - born with emerald green skin - is smart, fiery and misunderstood. The other is beautiful, ambitious and very popular. How these two grow to become the Wicked Witch of the West and Glinda the Good makes for "the most complete - and completely satisfying - new musical in a long time" (USA Today).
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Now Playing Onstage in Memphis - Week of 2/02/2014 THE WHIPPING MAN
Clarence Brown Theatre
1/30-2/16/2014
In April 1865, a wounded Jewish Confederate soldier returns to his home in Richmond only to find it ruined and abandoned - except for two former slaves also raised in the Jewish faith. As the three men celebrate Passover, they uncover a tangle of secrets and grapple with an uncertain future brought on by the end of the Civil War.
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Now Playing Onstage in Memphis - Week of 2/02/2014 WICKED (2ND NATIONAL TOUR)
Orpheum Theatre
1/29-2/16/2014
If you think you know the two iconic witches from Oz i the Wicked Witch (Elphaba) and the Good Witch (Glinda) i think again. This is the 2nd National Tour.
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