The Orpheum Announces 2013-14 Family Series: FROGZ!, 'HUNGRY CATERPILLAR' & More!
The Orpheum Theatre proudly announces its 2013-2014 Family Series. This year's exciting line-up consists of seven highly entertaining family-friendly productions.
"Our Family Series connects hands-on activities and live theatre in a way that is enjoyable for the whole family," said Alice Roberts, Vice President of Community and Education. "Families will enjoy another season packed full of memory-making experiences."
Season Tickets are available and allow a family of four to choose four productions for a discounted price of just $10 per ticket. Individual ticket prices range from $15 to $20.
Both Season and Individual tickets go on sale to the public on Monday, September 9 at 10:00 AM and will be available for purchase online at the official Orpheum Theatre website, www.orpheum-memphis.com, The Orpheum Box Office (901.525.3000), the ticket counter at The Booksellers at Laurelwood, and all Ticketmaster centers (901.743.ARTS). Special group rates will also be available by contacting Lindsay Krosnes at 901.529.4244 email@example.com.
Families are invited to attend pre-show lobby activities at each production, provided by Children's Museum of Memphis and other community partners. The Orpheum's 2013-2014 Family Series is made possible by the following generous sponsors: AutoZone, International Paper, Kemmons Wilson Foundation, National Endowment for the Arts, South Arts, Target, and Tennessee Arts Commission.
The Official 2013-2014 Family Series
THE VERY HUNGRY CATERPILLAR AND OTHER ERIC CARLE FAVORITES
Friday, November 1, 2013 at 6:30 PM
Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 11:00 AM
Back by popular demand, this triple-bill of whimsical tales has enchanted generations and includes The Very Hungry Caterpillar, Little Cloud, and The Mixed Up Chameleon. Recommended for ages 3+.
Tuesday, November 26, 2013 at 6:30 PM
All the charm, wisdom, and joy of E. B. White's classic novel are brought to life as the mild-mannered Stuart discovers the true meaning of family, loyalty, and friendship. Recommended for ages 6+.
SID THE SCIENCE KID
Friday, January 24, 2014 at 6:30 PM
With mysteries to explain and wonders to discover, join Sid, May, Gabriela and Gerald as they set off on a day of excitement and adventure. Recommended for ages 3+.
Friday, February 21, 2014 at 6:30 PM
Saturday, February 22 at 11:00 AM
A menagerie like no other, FROGZ! combines dance, original music and special effects to create its own special brand of comedy and Cirque du Soleil-evoking acrobatics. Recommended for all ages.
Friday, February 28, 2014 at 6:30 PM
Straight from New York, virtuoso violinists Kev and Wil B are back to raise the roof sky-high with their funky fusion of classical, jazz, hip-hop, blues, and R&B. Recommended for all ages.
THE INTERGALACTIC NEMESIS
Tuesday, April 1, 2014 at 6:30 PM
Reporter Molly Sloan and her research assistant team up with a mysterious librarian to defeat an invading force of sludge monsters that threaten humanity. This one-of-a-kind theatrical experience combines radio drama with comic books to bring audiences a spectacle like no other. Recommended for ages 8+.
WE'RE GOING ON A BEAR HUNT
Thursday, May 1, 2014 at 6:30 PM
This fun-filled stage adaptation of Michael Rosen's award-winning book is brought vividly and noisily to life for one night only. Recommended for ages 3+.