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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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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

  • The Nutcracker

    Opens Dec 04

  • Newsies

    Opens Dec 08

  • Matilda - The Musical

    Opens Jan 12, 2016

  • The Book of Mormon

    Opens Mar 15, 2016

  • The Legend Of Zelda: Symphony of The Goddesses

    Mar 31, 2016

The Nutcracker

December 4-6, 2015

The spectacular Holiday presentation reunites Ballet Memphis with the Memphis Symphony Orchestra for four unforgettable performances. With magical costumes and original choreography created by Ballet Memphis and showcasing exquisite sets from the London City Ballet, this cast of nearly 100 professional dancers, local children and special guests transforms every performance into a special holiday memory.


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December 8-13, 2015

The record-breaking, Tony Award-winning Broadway phenomenon that tells the story of an unlikely band of underdogs who take on the biggest names in publishing in an "inspirational" (The Hollywood Reporter) fight for justice, is touring the country!

Matilda - The Musical

January 12-17, 2016

Matilda is a story about dreaming big, even though you may just be little. This hit musical is based on Roald Dahl's much-loved book of the same name, which tells the tale of an extraordinary child with hideous parents and an even more horrible headmistress. The production is given the musical treatment by the combined talents of Tim Minchin and the Royal Shakespeare Company - a winning combination earning it four awards at the 2013 Tonys!

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.

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