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Memphian Katori Hall Awarded Pulitzer Prize in Drama

We tried hard, but came up short — for the 32nd year in a row, the Memphis Flyer was shut out of the Pulitzer Prizes....

Rhodes College Students, Alumni Address Theater Major

On May 17th, Rhodes College announced its plans to phase out its theater major. Katherine Bassard, provost and vice...

Lights! Camera! Nutcracker!

Pivot is a common term in dance, but at Ballet Memphis, it’s taken on a crucial new meaning. In these days of...

Ballet Memphis Breathes New Life Into Nutcracker

It looks like Christmas does come twice a year. With theaters closed and limited opportunities for in-person...

Et tu, Brute?: Tennessee Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar

It has been said that Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar is a play without villains, and that makes its tragedy all the more...

Hamilton in Memphis: A Call to Arms

Hamilton opens at the Orpheum this week

Legends & Outlaws: Theater Review

Last weekend, Memphis exploded with so much theater, there was no way to take it all in. Shows opened at Circuit...

The Parchman Hour and Cabaret make fine companions.

The Parchman Hour is a musical without a band. Stomping feet and pounding chests provide rhythm. Accompanying music...

Theatre Memphis stages a screwball classic.

It would seem that Kaufman & Hart’s barb-laden comedy, The Man Who Came to Dinner, is woven into the tapestry of...

Shakespeare meets the Beatles, 1984 meets 2019.

If you want some measure of just how good William Shakespeare was on his best days, look no further than the New Moon...