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Now Playing Onstage in Memphis - Week of 9/20/2017 Now Playing Onstage in Memphis - Week of 9/20/2017
by BWW on September 20, 2017 in Memphis

Upcoming Shows - Week of 9/20/2017 for Memphis (more...)
HEATHERS: THE MUSICAL Comes to The Circuit Playhouse HEATHERS: THE MUSICAL Comes to The Circuit Playhouse
by BWW News Desk on September 18, 2017 in Memphis

Playhouse on the Square will present Heathers: The Musical, October 6 - October 29th at The Circuit Playhouse! (more...)
Peter Cincotti to Perform in Memphis on Same Day as Album Release Peter Cincotti to Perform in Memphis on Same Day as Album Release
by BWW News Desk on September 14, 2017 in Memphis

Singer, songwriter and pianist, Peter Cincotti will be releasing his fifth studio album, Long Way From Home, on Friday, October 13. That evening, he will be in Memphis performing at the Halloran Centre at the Orpheum at 7:30pm. Tickets are on sale now. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 9/15 - DREAMGIRLS, BOOK OF MORMON, And More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 9/15 - DREAMGIRLS, BOOK OF MORMON, And More!
by BWW Special on September 15, 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 Dreamgirls, The Odd Couple, The Book of Mormon, and more! (more...)
12 ANGRY JURORS Opens This Friday in Memphis 12 ANGRY JURORS Opens This Friday in Memphis
by BWW News Desk on September 13, 2017 in Memphis

12 Angry Jurors, a blistering character study of the American melting pot, opens at Theatre Memphis in the Next Stage September 15 and runs through October 1, 2017. Centered around the U.S. judicial system, 12 Angry Jurors, tells the story of a single juror holding the rest of the jury from a guilty verdict in a patricide trial, as she sets her sights on getting the others to look at the situation in an objective, unbiased way. What develops is a picture of America at its best and its worst. (more...)
Tickets on Sale This Month for THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA at the Orpheum Tickets on Sale This Month for THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA at the Orpheum
by BWW News Desk on September 12, 2017 in Memphis

Cameron Mackintosh's spectacular new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA is currently on North American tour and stops in Memphis November 29 December 10 at the Orpheum Theatre. Individual tickets will go on sale on Monday, September 25 at 10am. (more...)
JULIUS CAESAR, WAITING FOR GODOT and More Set for Tennessee Shakespeare Company's 10th Anniversary Season JULIUS CAESAR, WAITING FOR GODOT and More Set for Tennessee Shakespeare Company's 10th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk on September 12, 2017 in Memphis

Tennessee Shakespeare Company, the Mid-South's professional, classical theatre and education organization, today announced its Tenth Anniversary Performance and Education Season. (more...)
Grant Maloy Smith to Perform at Nashville's Two Old Hippies on Tuesday, 9/12 Grant Maloy Smith to Perform at Nashville's Two Old Hippies on Tuesday, 9/12
by BWW News Desk on September 11, 2017 in Memphis

Singer/songwriter Grant Maloy Smith will perform songs from his critically acclaimed album Dust Bowl: American Stories at Two Old Hippies in Nashville's Gulch district on Tuesday, September 12, from 2:00-3:00 p.m. (more...)
Cast Announced for Stageplay Remake of Hit Movie TWO CAN PLAY THAT GAME Cast Announced for Stageplay Remake of Hit Movie TWO CAN PLAY THAT GAME
by BWW News Desk on September 11, 2017 in Memphis

The original movie was met with rave reviews, instantly becoming a fan favorite and cult classic. Over the years, the media has lauded it a 'turning point in movie history' and a 'game changer.' It is the movie Two Can Play That Game. (more...)
Playhouse on the Square Presents SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE Playhouse on the Square Presents SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE
by BWW News Desk on September 09, 2017 in Memphis

Young Will Shakespeare has writer's block. The deadline for his new play is fast approaching, but he's in desperate need of inspiration - enter Viola. This beautiful young woman is Will's greatest admirer and will stop at nothing to appear in his next play. Set against a bustling background of mistaken identity, ruthless scheming, and backstage theatrics, Will's love for Viola quickly blossoms and inspires him to write his greatest masterpiece. Based on the beloved 1998 film of the same name, Shakespeare in Love is ultimate treat for both film and Shakespeare fans alike. (more...)
Joe Gulla's MAKE SCENTS, INC. to Perfume Memphis Joe Gulla's MAKE SCENTS, INC. to Perfume Memphis
by BWW News Desk on September 08, 2017 in Memphis

Joe Gulla's 'Make Scents, Inc.' will have its World Premiere at the Emerald Theatre Company's 2017 Festival in Memphis, Tennessee today, September 8th. (more...)
Significant Elvis Presley Musical Artifact Returns Home to Graceland Significant Elvis Presley Musical Artifact Returns Home to Graceland
by BWW News Desk on September 07, 2017 in Memphis

Elvis Presley's Graceland has announced the acquisition of one of the most significant pieces of Elvis' musical history, which will be returned to Graceland 60 years after it was first purchased by Elvis for the home in 1957 – a white, baby grand piano with gold accents and a custom-made, gold, metal bench designed by Elvis with a white, leather cushion. (more...)
Vaneese Thomas to Celebrate Women of Soul at the Halloran Centre Vaneese Thomas to Celebrate Women of Soul at the Halloran Centre
by BWW News Desk on September 08, 2017 in Memphis

???????The On Stage at the Halloran Centre music series kicks off with "A Tribute to the Women of Soul" by VANEESE THOMAS with special guest CARLA THOMAS today, September 8th at 7:30pm. Tickets are on sale now for this memorable evening of music. (more...)
HAMILTON's Mandy Gonzalez and More Set for Halloran Centre Music Series HAMILTON's Mandy Gonzalez and More Set for Halloran Centre Music Series
by BWW News Desk on September 08, 2017 in Memphis

Today, the Halloran Centre at the Orpheum revealed the lineup for the second annual On Stage at the Halloran Centre music series. Beginning in September and running through April 2018, 10 artists will take the stage in the intimate 361-seat theatre. These multi-talented solo, duo, and ensemble acts represent more than eight different genres, providing something for every music lover.  (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 9/8 - FOLLIES, GYPSY, GHOST, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 9/8 - FOLLIES, GYPSY, GHOST, and More!
by BWW Special on September 08, 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 FOLLIES, GYPSY, GHOST, and More! (more...)
Tickets On Sale Now for HANSEL & GRETEL Rock Musical at the Orpheum Tickets On Sale Now for HANSEL & GRETEL Rock Musical at the Orpheum
by BWW News Desk on September 05, 2017 in Memphis

The classic Grimm Brothers tale gets a musical upgrade in HANSEL & GRETEL: A Wickedly Delicious Musical Treat on Tuesday, September 26, 2017 at 6:30pm at the historic Orpheum Theatre. Tickets are on sale now. (more...)
Timeless Courtroom Drama Convines on the Next Stage Timeless Courtroom Drama Convines on the Next Stage
by BWW News Desk on August 31, 2017 in Memphis

12 Angry Jurors, a blistering character study of the American melting pot, opens at Theatre Memphis in the Next Stage September 15 and runs through October 1, 2017. Centered around the U.S. judicial system, 12 Angry Jurors, tells the story of a single juror holding the rest of the jury from a guilty verdict in a patricide trial, as she sets her sights on getting the others to look at the situation in an objective, unbiased way.  What develops is a picture of America at its best… and its worst. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 9/1 - MY FAIR LADY, PIPPIN, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 9/1 - MY FAIR LADY, PIPPIN, and More!
by BWW Special on September 01, 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 My Fair Lady, Pippin, and More! (more...)
Pulitzer-Winning Play THE FLICK Coming to The Circuit Playhouse Pulitzer-Winning Play THE FLICK Coming to The Circuit Playhouse
by BWW News Desk on August 25, 2017 in Memphis

This 2014 Pulitzer Prize-winning play takes place in a run-down movie theater in central Massachusetts, where three underpaid employees mop the floors and attend to one of the last 35-millimeter film theatres in the state named The Flick. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 8/25 - HAMILTON, HEDWIG, SISTER ACT and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 8/25 - HAMILTON, HEDWIG, SISTER ACT and More!
by BWW Special on August 25, 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 HAMILTON, SISTER ACT, HEDWIG and More! (more...)
Singer-Songwriter JD Souther Coming to the Halloran Centre This Fall Singer-Songwriter JD Souther Coming to the Halloran Centre This Fall
by BWW News Desk on August 24, 2017 in Memphis

The On Stage at the Halloran Centre music series continues with An Evening with JD SOUTHER on Saturday, September 23rd at 7:30pm. Hear the singer-songwriter who brought you the Eagles hits "Heartache Tonight" and "New Kid in Town" as well as his own smash hit "You're Only Lonely." (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in Memphis - Week of 8/20/2017 Now Playing Onstage in Memphis - Week of 8/20/2017
by BWW on August 20, 2017 in Memphis

Upcoming Shows - Week of 8/20/2017 for Memphis (more...)
Eric Roberson to Play the Orpheum This August Eric Roberson to Play the Orpheum This August
by BWW News Desk on August 19, 2017 in Memphis

The Orpheum Theatre has announced the one night engagement of GRAMMY Award-nominee, singer, songwriter, and producer, Eric Roberson, today, August 19 at 8pm. Roberson released his latest album Earth on April 21, the first of his trilogy series Earth, Wind, and Fire. (more...)
Theatre Memphis to Open 98th Season with SHREK THE MUSICAL Theatre Memphis to Open 98th Season with SHREK THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk on August 18, 2017 in Memphis

Shrek The Musical kicks off Theatre Memphis' 98th season on the Lohrey Stage and runs August 18 - September 10, 2017. (more...)
Vaneese Thomas to Celebrate Women of Soul at the Halloran Centre Vaneese Thomas to Celebrate Women of Soul at the Halloran Centre
by BWW News Desk on August 17, 2017 in Memphis

???????The On Stage at the Halloran Centre music series kicks off with "A Tribute to the Women of Soul" by VANEESE THOMAS with special guest CARLA THOMAS on Friday, September 8th at 7:30pm. Tickets are on sale now for this memorable evening of music. (more...)