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Something for Everyone at the Orpheum Theatre

Two upcoming events illustrate the variety of entertainment that a classic venue like the Orpheum Theatre can attract to Memphis. One hits adults in the intellectual funny bone, while the other leaps into the hearts of kids of all ages. Eddie Izzard will bring his massive Force Majeure world tour …


Shakesbeer: Threepenny Theatre Company

Threepenny Theatre (3PT)  will host their inaugural “Shakesbeer” fundraising event on Saturday, December 14 at Crosstown Arts, 430 North Cleveland, from 7pm …

Playback cast

A Love Story

Matt Timberlake serves on the boards for food policy non-profit GrowMemphis, his daughter’s non-profit curriculum-heavy day care center Calvary Place Day Care, …

River Project

River Dancing: The River Project 2

From the Mississippi headwaters to the gateway to the West and all places in between, Milwaukee choreographer Petr Zahradnícek, our own Julie …

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Five Women Wearing the Same Dress

The Emerald Theatre Company’s latest production, “Five Women Wearing the Same Dress,” opens at TheatreWorks this Friday, September 13, and runs through …

Pat's Picks Kong

Pat’s Picks on the Orpheum Big Screen

Due to the overwhelming success of the Orpheum’s Summer Movie Series, the Orpheum Theatre announced that it will present Pat’s Picks: an …

5 Lesbians Eating a Quiche 3

A Quiche for the Apocalypse

A quintet of women has gathered for The Susan B. Anthony Society for the Sisters of Gertrude Stein’s annual quiche-off when sirens …

Orpheum Creeps Out

Orpheum Creeps Out with Rocky Horror

Mid-South movie goers will put on their platform heels and “Time Warp” their way to the Orpheum Theatre on Friday, July 19 …

Shared Understanding kids

A Shared Understanding

“It’s so interesting because every time is totally different,” said Virginia Reed Murphy, Director of Playback Memphis. “In traditional theatre you work …

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