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203 South Main Street, Memphis, TN 38103

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ADDITIONAL INFO

203 South Main Street, Memphis, TN 38103

Year opened: 1928

  • Concession stands
  • 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

  • Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella - The Musical

    Opens Oct 13

  • Pippin

    Opens Nov 17

  • Newsies

    Opens Dec 08

  • Matilda - The Musical

    Opens Jan 12, 2016

  • The Book of Mormon

    Opens Mar 15, 2016

Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella - The Musical

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October 13-18, 2015

Rogers and Hammerstein's classic adaptation has been reincarnated for the 21st Century, with a new book by Douglas Carter Beane that updates the fairytale with new sub-plots, whilst keeping the heart of this wonderful story of Cinderella, her glass slipper and the Prince who falls for her. This fresh and sweet revival is an opulent affair, with high spirited choreography, stunning costumes, against the soundtrack of R&H's best songs.

Pippin

November 17-22, 2015

A young prince sets out on a journey to find the ultimate meaning of life in the vaudevillian spectacular of Pippin, from Godspell creator Stephen Schwartz. Told by a roving cast of an anachronistic acting troupe, the musical first wowed audiences in 1972, seducing them with the astonishing musical fable, set to a rousing 1970's rock score, including the hits 'Magic to Do' and 'I Guess I'll Miss the Man.'

Newsies

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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!

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