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JUNIE B. JONES THE MUSICAL Coming to The Circuit Playhouse JUNIE B. JONES THE MUSICAL Coming to The Circuit Playhouse
by BWW News Desk on November 24, 2017 in Memphis

Junie B. Jones, The Musical, with book & lyrics by Marcy Heisler and music by Zina Goldrich, based on the book series by Barbara Park, will run November 24 - December 23, 2017 at The Circuit Playhouse. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 11/24 - EVITA, ANNIE, AIDA, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 11/24 - EVITA, ANNIE, AIDA, and More!
by BWW Special on November 24, 2017 in Memphis

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature ... (more...)
WICKED on Sale Next Month for Spring Run at the Orpheum Theatre WICKED on Sale Next Month for Spring Run at the Orpheum Theatre
by BWW News Desk on November 21, 2017 in Memphis

WICKED, Broadway's biggest blockbuster and Memphis' most popular musical, will return to the historic Orpheum Theatre March 7-25, 2018. Tickets for the return engagement go on sale Monday, December 11 at 10am. (more...)
Robert Hartwell Launches 2018 Tour of The Broadway Collective Master Class Robert Hartwell Launches 2018 Tour of The Broadway Collective Master Class
by BWW News Desk on November 21, 2017 in Memphis

Broadway veteran and Original Broadway Cast member of the Tony Award-winning revival of Hello, Dolly!, Robert Hartwell launches the 3rd season of The Broadway Collective a traveling, multi-disciplinary musical theatre master class. (more...)
Phil Kline's Avant-Garde Holiday Tradition UNSILENT NIGHT to Parade Through 37 Cities This December Phil Kline's Avant-Garde Holiday Tradition UNSILENT NIGHT to Parade Through 37 Cities This December
by BWW News Desk on November 20, 2017 in Memphis

This December, composer Phil Kline's mobile sound-sculpture UNSILENT NIGHT takes place in more than 37 cities across the United States and Canada. Streets, parks and sidewalks will come alive with 'a shimmering sound-wall of bells and chimes that is dreamlike to wander through in the December nip' (The Village Voice). (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in Memphis - Week of 11/20/2017 Now Playing Onstage in Memphis - Week of 11/20/2017
by BWW on November 20, 2017 in Memphis

Upcoming Shows - Week of 11/20/2017 for Memphis (more...)
Voting Now Open For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Memphis Awards! Voting Now Open For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Memphis Awards!
by BWW News Desk on November 17, 2017 in Memphis

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)
PETER PAN Comes to Playhouse On The Square PETER PAN Comes to Playhouse On The Square
by BWW News Desk on November 17, 2017 in Memphis

Life will never be the same for Michael, John, and Wendy Darling after Peter Pan visits their nursery window offering to take them to the magical world of Neverland. They meet the Lost Boys, spritely fairy Tinkerbell, the beautiful princess Tiger Lily, and the evil Captain Hook. The conflict between Peter and Hook takes center stage as the magical adventure turn dangerous and teaches everyone the true power of friendship. (more...)
Alton Brown to Bring 'EAT YOUR SCIENCE' Tour to the Orpheum This Fall Alton Brown to Bring 'EAT YOUR SCIENCE' Tour to the Orpheum This Fall
by BWW News Desk on November 17, 2017 in Memphis

Television personality, author and Food Network star Alton Brown has announced 'Alton Brown Live: Eat Your Science' (www.altonbrownlive.com) will visit the Orpheum Theatre today, November 17. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 11/17 - MARGARITAVILLE, LES MIS, WAITRESS and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 11/17 - MARGARITAVILLE, LES MIS, WAITRESS and More!
by BWW Special on November 17, 2017 in Memphis

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature BIG FISH, SISTER ACT, HAND TO GOD and more! (more...)
Orpheum to Screen MIRACLE ON 34TH STREET to Benefit Mid-South Food Bank Orpheum to Screen MIRACLE ON 34TH STREET to Benefit Mid-South Food Bank
by BWW News Desk on November 16, 2017 in Memphis

The Orpheum Theatre Group will once again join forces with the Memphis arts community in the 2nd annual Midsouth Arts Against Hunger food drive benefiting the Mid-South Food Bank. (more...)
Tennessee Shakespeare Company Stages WAITING FOR GODOT at The Dixon Tennessee Shakespeare Company Stages WAITING FOR GODOT at The Dixon
by BWW News Desk on November 15, 2017 in Memphis

Tennessee Shakespeare Company, now celebrating its Tenth Anniversary Season as the Mid-South's professional, classical theatre and education organization, will stage Samuel Beckett's tragicomedy, Waiting for Godot, at Dixon Gallery & Gardens from December 7-17. (more...)
JUNIE B. JONES THE MUSICAL Coming to The Circuit Playhouse JUNIE B. JONES THE MUSICAL Coming to The Circuit Playhouse
by BWW News Desk on November 15, 2017 in Memphis

Junie B. Jones, The Musical, with book & lyrics by Marcy Heisler and music by Zina Goldrich, based on the book series by Barbara Park, will run November 24 - December 23, 2017 at The Circuit Playhouse. (more...)
Rhythmic Circus to Bring New Holiday Show RED AND GREEN to Memphis Rhythmic Circus to Bring New Holiday Show RED AND GREEN to Memphis
by BWW News Desk on November 16, 2017 in Memphis

Rhythmic Circus returns to Memphis with the new holiday spectacular Red and Green today, November 16, 2017 at 6:30pm at the historic Orpheum Theatre. Tickets are on sale now. (more...)
Graceland Launches 'Graceland Excursions' Offering Guided Music Experiences Graceland Launches 'Graceland Excursions' Offering Guided Music Experiences
by BWW News Desk on November 14, 2017 in Memphis

Elvis Presley's Graceland has announced the launch of Graceland Excursions, offering unprecedented music and entertainment day-trip experiences, as guests tour like the King of Rock 'n' Roll in a luxury motorcoach. Graceland has custom-designed these interactive music adventures to serve as the ideal complement to the Graceland Mansion experience in Memphis, Tennessee. Initial tours will include trips to Tupelo, Mississippi, Elvis Presley's birthplace, and the Mississippi Delta region -- known as the Birthplace of the Blues. The luxury coach ride to and from each destination will be a big part of the experience, as Graceland tour guides and Archives staff take guests on a fun musical journey, celebrating the music that influenced Elvis Presley and exploring the genres that still inspire today's most popular performers. Graceland Excursions will preview with select dates in December 2017 and early January 2018, with an official launch of its regular, weekly schedule beginning January 12, 2018. (more...)
THE SANTALAND DIARIES Comes to The Circuit Playhouse This Holiday Season THE SANTALAND DIARIES Comes to The Circuit Playhouse This Holiday Season
by BWW News Desk on November 14, 2017 in Memphis

By popular demand, Crumpet the Elf is returning to The Circuit Playhouse! Everyone's favorite elf-gone-bad is joining us to share some less-than-merry misadventures about working in Santa's Village. With a healthy dose of sarcasm and snark, Crumpet manages to reveal the shortcomings of the hustle and bustle surrounding the holidays while gently reminding us of the true meaning of the season. This intimate cabaret-style performance is a night at the theatre like no other. (more...)
The Most Incredible Illusionists On Earth Return To The Orpheum June 2018 The Most Incredible Illusionists On Earth Return To The Orpheum June 2018
by BWW News Desk on November 13, 2017 in Memphis

Following a successful premiere engagement, the Orpheum Theatre announces a return of the world's best-selling magic show THE ILLUSIONISTS LIVE FROM BROADWAYTM June 8-10, 2018. Beginning Friday, November 17 secure tickets early by including The Illusionists in a holiday gift bundle of 3, 4, or 5 upcoming Broadway shows. Individual tickets for The Illusionists will go on sale Friday, January 19. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 11/10 - BIG FISH, SISTER ACT, HAND TO GOD and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 11/10 - BIG FISH, SISTER ACT, HAND TO GOD and More!
by BWW Special on November 10, 2017 in Memphis

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature BIG FISH, SISTER ACT, HAND TO GOD and more! (more...)
BWW Interview: John Mauceri Conducting His Life Anywhere He Wants To Be BWW Interview: John Mauceri Conducting His Life Anywhere He Wants To Be
by Gil Kaan on November 09, 2017 in Memphis

Conductor extraordinaire John Mauceri, at 72 years young, has the memory of a straight-A college kid vividly recalling detailed facts of incidents long ago right off the top of his head. The go-to expert on all subjects Leonard Bernstein, John will be conducting BERNSTEIN ON STAGE at the Valley Performing Arts Center (The Soraya) November 17, 2017. John most graciously chatted on the phone with me for an hour from his New York home after just returning from Mexico. (more...)
Playhouse On The Square Announces 48th Birthday Celebration Playhouse On The Square Announces 48th Birthday Celebration
by BWW News Desk on November 06, 2017 in Memphis

Playhouse on the Square is turning 48, and we're inviting YOU to help us celebrate! We're opening up our building for a fun and casual open house style celebration and fundraiser. We'll have memorabilia from past productions, entertainment provided by members of our Associate Company, and lots of food and drinks. (more...)
PETER PAN Comes to Playhouse On The Square PETER PAN Comes to Playhouse On The Square
by BWW News Desk on November 06, 2017 in Memphis

Life will never be the same for Michael, John, and Wendy Darling after Peter Pan visits their nursery window offering to take them to the magical world of Neverland. They meet the Lost Boys, spritely fairy Tinkerbell, the beautiful princess Tiger Lily, and the evil Captain Hook. The conflict between Peter and Hook takes center stage as the magical adventure turn dangerous and teaches everyone the true power of friendship. (more...)
Tickets On Sale Now for Alvin Ailey Dance Company at the Orpheum Tickets On Sale Now for Alvin Ailey Dance Company at the Orpheum
by BWW News Desk on November 06, 2017 in Memphis

The Orpheum is pleased to announce the limited engagement of the world-renowned dance company, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater February 2-3, 2018 at the historic Orpheum Theatre. Tickets are on sale now. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 11/02 - THE LITTLE MERMAID, THE LION KING, SOMETHING ROTTEN and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 11/02 - THE LITTLE MERMAID, THE LION KING, SOMETHING ROTTEN and More!
by BWW Special on November 03, 2017 in Memphis

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature THE LITTLE MERMAID, THE LION KING, SOMETHING ROTTEN and More! (more...)