Memphis Theater Reviews
 


BWW Review: AN AMERICAN IN PARIS opens at The Memphis Orpheum BWW Review: AN AMERICAN IN PARIS opens at The Memphis Orpheum
by Caroline Sposto - October 26, 2017

The 2015 musical, inspired by the Oscar-winning film of the same title, features a score by George and Ira Gershwin and a book by Craig Lucas opened at the Memphis Orpheum this week. Because the story centers on Ballet, which I'm not qualified to critique, I brought along Dmitri Roudnev, former Bols... (more...)
BWW Review: KILLER JOE at TheatreWorks BWW Review: KILLER JOE at TheatreWorks
by Austin McLellan - May 18, 2017

KILLER JOE opened this past weekend at TheatreWorks, under the direction of James Kevin Cochran. Written by Tracy Letts in 1993, this production from New Moon Theatre is raucous fun, and expertly presented. If you're looking for an evening of raw yet captivating entertainment, go check out Killer Jo... (more...)
BWW Review: LORD OF THE FLIES at Playhouse On The Square BWW Review: LORD OF THE FLIES at Playhouse On The Square
by Austin McLellan - March 07, 2017

LORD OF THE FLIES opened this past weekend at Playhouse on the Square, and runs through March 26.... (more...)
BWW Review: OTHER PEOPLE'S HAPPINESS at TheatreWorks BWW Review: OTHER PEOPLE'S HAPPINESS at TheatreWorks
by Austin McLellan - January 10, 2017

Adam Seidel's new play OTHER PEOPLE'S HAPPINESS premiered this weekend at TheatreWorks, and runs through Jan 29. Under the direction of Leah Bray Nichols, this play won the 2015-16 NewWorks@TheWorks Playwriting Competition.... (more...)
BWW Review: Endearing ANNIE Graces the Memphis Orpheum BWW Review: Endearing ANNIE Graces the Memphis Orpheum
by Caroline Sposto - December 15, 2016

It's the time of year to reflect on the past and enjoy familiar stories that warm our hearts. In otherwords, 'tis the season for ANNIE. That spunky waif has been part of our American culture for more than 130 years. She was first penned into existence by poet James Whitcomb Riley in 1885. His poem, ... (more...)