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THE LEGACY OF BLACK WALL STREET to Premiere on OWN & Discovery Plus Photo THE LEGACY OF BLACK WALL STREET to Premiere on OWN & Discovery Plus
by Sarah Jae Leiber - May 12, 2021

Ashleigh Di Tonto, Senior Vice President of Development for Trailblazer Studios, and executive producer added: “It is an honor getting to spend time with these truly remarkable pioneers and their direct descendants.'

Contemporary Comedy With A Dark Edge, Up Next Up For Everyman Theatre Photo Contemporary Comedy With A Dark Edge, Up Next Up For Everyman Theatre
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 3, 2021

Founding Artistic Director Vincent M. Lancisi, announced today that Everyman Theatre actors, designers, and crew are back in the rehearsal room preparing for the run of Molly Smith Metzler's 2017 play, Cry It Out. The full production will be filmed at the theatre and available virtually to stream into homes from March 1 through April 11. Lancisi will also direct the play.

Playhouse On The Square Has Plans For Your Valentine's Day Photo Playhouse On The Square Has Plans For Your Valentine's Day
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 29, 2021

Playhouse on the Square, a 501 3(c) non-profit organization, has made Valentine's Day easy this year!  A $100 ticket package will include ONE bottle of Champagne, FOUR cupcakes from Macaronagerie Memphis, ONE $25 Gift Card to Pugh's Flowers, and of course, an hour long digital cabaret featuring musical theatre love songs performed by Playhouse on the Square Resident and Associate Company Members! Serenade your sweetie with music from Rent, Memphis, Hairspray, and more!

Nashville Baseball Legend Henry Kimbro's New Book Celebrates 100th Anniversary of Neg Photo Nashville Baseball Legend Henry Kimbro's New Book Celebrates 100th Anniversary of Negro League
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 16, 2020

Negro Baseball League players from Nashville are remembered in a new book by former Tennessee State University Associate Professor Dr. Harriet Kimbro-Hamilton, the daughter of Black baseball legend Henry Kimbro.

Alecia Nugent Breaks New Ground With Upcoming Album 'The Old Side of Town' Photo Alecia Nugent Breaks New Ground With Upcoming Album 'The Old Side of Town'
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Aug 24, 2020

IBMA and SPBGMA award-winner and former Rounder Records artist Alecia Nugent returns from a 10-year recording hiatus, breaking new ground and firmly claiming a place in the Country music landscape with THE OLD SIDE OF TOWN.

Playhouse On The Square Celebrates City's Bicentennial With MEMPHIS Photo Playhouse On The Square Celebrates City's Bicentennial With MEMPHIS
by Stephi Wild - Jan 2, 2020

In the afterglow of the Bicentennial Celebration of Memphis and Shelby County, Playhouse on the Square, in partnership with Robert B. Briggs and the Briggs Foundation, tamburrino, inc., Monogram Foods, Grayson Smith Carpet & Upholstery Cleaning, and super sponsor Dr. Thomas Ratliff are excited to offer one of the most popular shows ever produced on a Playhouse on the Square stage.

Single Carrot Theatre Announces Casting For MR. WOLF Photo Single Carrot Theatre Announces Casting For MR. WOLF
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 4, 2019

Single Carrot Theatre kicks off Season 12 with Rajiv Joseph's powerful play Mr. Wolf, which opens on Friday, September 13. The cast brings together multiple new faces to Single Carrot from the Baltimore theatre community, as well as reunites a creative team from past seasons.

BWW Review: Necessity and Realism Prevail Along with Enchantment in LOVE'S LABOUR'S L Photo BWW Review: Necessity and Realism Prevail Along with Enchantment in LOVE'S LABOUR'S LOST at Chesapeake Shakespeare Company
by Jack L. B. Gohn - Jul 1, 2019

Berowne gloomily foresees: 'Necessity will make us all forsworn Three thousand times within this three year's space.' And by 'necessity' we can be sure he means not simply the logistical necessity of dealing with women but what we might call Jurassic Park Necessity: Life finds a way. As Shakespeare himself wrote in a similar context: 'The world must be peopled.' And for peopling, you need relations between the sexes.

Playhouse On The Square Concludes Season With A World Premiere Photo Playhouse On The Square Concludes Season With A World Premiere
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 12, 2019

Playhouse on the Square, in partnership with Marjorie Palazzolo for The HUB Automotive and super sponsor Dr. Thomas Ratliff, is proud to present the World Premiere winner of the 2017 NewWorks@TheWorks playwriting competition.  This is the final installation of our 2018-2019 POTS@TheWorks series.

VIDEO: Get a Look Inside Playhouse on the Square's CABARET Photo VIDEO: Get a Look Inside Playhouse on the Square's CABARET
by Stage Tube - May 2, 2019

Playhouse on the Square, in partnership with CrimeStoppers, Gene and Carol Katz, Dorothy O. Kirsch, Friends of Facing History and Ourselves, Art and Nancy Graesser, and super sponsor Dr. Thomas Ratliff bring The Kit Kat Klub back to Memphis in a revival of the world famous musical.

CABARET Comes to Memphis Photo CABARET Comes to Memphis
by Stephi Wild - Apr 4, 2019

Playhouse on the Square, in partnership with CrimeStoppers, Gene and Carol Katz, Dorothy O. Kirsch, Friends of Facing History and Ourselves, Art and Nancy Graesser, and super sponsor Dr. Thomas Ratliff bring The Kit Kat Klub back to Memphis in a revival of the world famous musical.

Alex Newell and More Join THE SCARLET PIMPERNEL at Lincoln Center Photo Alex Newell and More Join THE SCARLET PIMPERNEL at Lincoln Center
by Stephi Wild - Feb 4, 2019

Complete casting and creative team has been announced for Manhattan Concert Productions' concert performance of Tony Award-nominated musical The Scarlet Pimpernel, on February 18, 2019 at 8:00 p.m. at David Geffen Hall, Lincoln Center. Gabriel Barre (Stage Director) and Jason Howland (Music Director) reunite to lead the cast and creative team in this concert performance of The Scarlet Pimpernel. The Broadway Series is an unparalleled rehearsal and performance experience that brings students, industry professionals and the New York City Chamber Orchestra together in a full-concert performance at a legendary venue.

VIDEO: Watch the Promotional Video For TUCK EVERLASTING at Playhouse on the Square Photo VIDEO: Watch the Promotional Video For TUCK EVERLASTING at Playhouse on the Square
by Stephi Wild - Jan 17, 2019

Playhouse on the Square, in partnership with FedEx, tamburrino, inc., and super sponsor Dr. Thomas Ratliff will open 2019 with the musical adaptation of The National Education Association 2017 Teachers' Top 100 Books for Children award recipient, Tuck Everlasting.

Playhouse On The Square Begins The New Year With TUCK EVERLASTING Photo Playhouse On The Square Begins The New Year With TUCK EVERLASTING
by Julie Musbach - Dec 20, 2018

Playhouse on the Square, in partnership with FedEx, tamburrino, inc., and super sponsor Dr. Thomas Ratliff is proud to open 2019 with the musical adaptation of The National Education Association's 2017 Teachers' Top 100 Books for Children award recipient.

BWW Review: A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS at the Redhouse is the Perfect Holiday Treat Photo BWW Review: A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS at the Redhouse is the Perfect Holiday Treat
by Natasha Ashley - Dec 10, 2018

Memories and tradition are a large part of the Holiday and watching Bill Mendez and Lee Mendelson's television special A Charlie Brown Christmas is certainly a Holiday tradition for many children and adults. The Redhouse Arts Center brings Eric Shaeffer's stage adaptation by (with special arrangement with Arthur Whitelaw and Ruby Persson) to life under the delightful direction of Jonathan David Martin. Indeed, A Charlie Brown Christmas is the first holiday show to take place in the newly relocated Redhouse and it is a delightful trip down memory lane.

Seattle Opera Presents PORGY AND BESS Photo Seattle Opera Presents PORGY AND BESS
by Julie Musbach - Jun 27, 2018

When you think of the song, 'Summertime,' perhaps you hear the elegant Ella Fitzgerald-or the earthy Janis Joplin-singing in your mind. But, while many great covers exist, there's nothing like experiencing the song where 'fish are jumpin' and the cotton is high,' as Gershwin first wrote it: for the powerful voice of an opera singer.

VIDEO: Get a First Look at DREAMGIRLS at Playhouse on the Square Photo VIDEO: Get a First Look at DREAMGIRLS at Playhouse on the Square
by Stage Tube - Jun 14, 2018

Playhouse on the Square, in partnership with Gene and Carol Katz, CrimeStoppers, SunTrust Bank, and in loving memory of Happy Jones and Fred Terry, once again brings this Broadway hit to stage in the epicenter of music, Memphis, TN.

DREAMGIRLS Opens Next Week at Playhouse on the Square Photo DREAMGIRLS Opens Next Week at Playhouse on the Square
by Julie Musbach - Jun 8, 2018

Playhouse on the Square, in partnership with Gene and Carol Katz, CrimeStoppers, SunTrust Bank, and in loving memory of Happy Jones and Fred Terry, is proud to once again bring this Broadway hit to stage in the epicenter of music, Memphis, TN. 

Playhouse On The Square Announces 2018 Production Of DREAMGIRLS Photo Playhouse On The Square Announces 2018 Production Of DREAMGIRLS
by Julie Musbach - May 15, 2018

Playhouse on the Square, in partnership with Gene and Carol Katz, CrimeStoppers, SunTrust Bank, and in loving memory of Happy Jones and Fred Terry, is proud to once again bring this Broadway hit to stage in the epicenter of music, Memphis, TN. 

BWW Review: 'I Know the Truth'.... AIDA is a SMASH at The Noel S. Ruiz Theater At CM  Photo BWW Review: 'I Know the Truth'.... AIDA is a SMASH at The Noel S. Ruiz Theater At CM Performing Arts Center
by Nicholas Pontolillo - Jan 26, 2018

After seeing Elton John and Tim Rice's Aida at The Noel S. Ruiz Theater at CM Performing Arts Center in Oakdale, NY, I can officially say that this theater and production is the closest Long Island will ever get to Broadway! Aida was truly unbelievable and will go down as one of the best theater experiences I've ever had with Long Island theater.

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