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203 South Main Street, Memphis, TN 38103

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203 South Main Street, Memphis, TN 38103

Year opened: 1928

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  • Disabled access
  • In-house bar
  • Coat check

The Orpheum Theatre, a non-profit organization, is located in Memphis, Tennessee, and was built in 1928. It is one of the few remaining movie palaces of the 1920s. The Orpheum is operated by the Memphis Development Foundation, and hosts two Broadway shows annually. It has hosted more Broadway productions than any other theater in the country. Aside from Broadway, the venue also presents concerts and films. The Orpheum is also home to Ballet Memphis and Opera Memphis, two of Memphis' local arts groups.

Upcoming Highlights

  • Stomp

    Feb 20, 2016

  • The Book of Mormon

    Opens Mar 15

  • The Legend Of Zelda: Symphony of The Goddesses

    Mar 31, 2016

  • Black Violin

    Apr 9, 2016

  • Ballet Memphis: Cinderella

    Opens Apr 16


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February 20, 2016

Stomp is explosive, provocative, sophisticated, sexy, utterly unique and appeals to audiences of all ages. The international percussion sensation has garnered an armful of awards and rave reviews, and has appeared on numerous national television shows. The eight-member troupe uses everything but conventional percussion instruments in their performances.

The Book of Mormon

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March 15-20, 2016

With NINE Tony Awards - including Best Musical - a Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album, and top New York critic Ben Brantley himself calling it the "best new musical of the century", this is one show you won't want to miss when it comes to a stage near you. Yes, that's right - you no longer have to fly to Broadway to catch this worldwide phenomenon, the boys are bringing it to you!

The Legend Of Zelda: Symphony of The Goddesses

March 31, 2016

A total must for video game and music fans, Zelda Symphony of the Goddesses is a concert programme and four movement symphony recounting the classic Zelda stories. Experience The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time, The Legenda of Zelda: The Wind Waker, The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess and the Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past as a live orchestral performance.

Black Violin

April 9, 2016

Classical music meets hip hop in the groundbreaking duo Black Violin and their ambitious industry debut Stereo Types, an album that blurs the lines between genre, race and gender with its unique fusion of groove and strings. The outfit features Will Baptiste on viola and Kev Marcus on violin, along with special guest performers and writers.

Ballet Memphis: Cinderella

April 16-17, 2016

After premiering to raucous success in 2012, Ballet Memphis once again present the timeless fairytale classic Cinderella in an expansive and lighthearted ballet that tells the triumphant story of a young girl who encounters magic and love at the ball. With Steven McMahon's brilliant choreography and Prokofiev's delightful score, this spectacular production is a great way to introduce your family to the wonder of ballet!

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