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Lest We Forget

Mon., May 20, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Hattiloo Theatre 37 S. Cooper, Memphis Overton Square

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Monthly event series commemorating 400 years of African-American culture. May's event is a journey through African-American music. 502-3486

Cabaret

Through May 26, 8-10 p.m.
Playhouse on the Square 66 S. Cooper, Memphis Overton Square

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It’s the early 1930s in Berlin, and life is changing. But that’s no concern for sensational Kit Kat Klub cabaret singer Sally Bowles, whose only goal in life is to have a good time. As the Nazis take control of the government, the lives of Sally and her boyfriend, writer Cliff Bradshaw, begin to change dramatically. 901-725-3008

The Parchmen Hour: Songs and Stories of the '61 Freedom Riders

Thursdays, Fridays, 7:30 p.m., Saturdays, 2 & 7:30 p.m. and Sundays, 3 p.m. Continues through June 2
Hattiloo Theatre 37 S. Cooper, Memphis Overton Square


Adapted from real-life accounts of the 1961 Freedom Rides, The Parchmen Hour shares these struggles through music that ranges from Bob Dylan to spirituals. 502-3486

High School Musical Theater Awards

Thu., May 23, 7 p.m.
The Orpheum 203 S. Main, Memphis Downtown

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Not-to-be-missed awards ceremony commemorating 10 years of achievement and camaraderie in Mid-South high school theater. 525-3000

Memphis Children's Theatre Festival

May 24-25
McCoy Theatre Rhodes College, 2000 N. Parkway, Memphis Midtown

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Voices of the South hosts this 14th annual festival with outdoor activities, workshops, strolling performances and a different show every hour. (901) 843-3000

For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide / When the Rainbow Is Enuf

Sat., May 25, 6-8 p.m.
TheatreWorks 2085 Monroe, Memphis Overton Square

Buy Tickets$15/ $12 seniors (60), students w/ID.


Cordova High School students repeat their school production, sponsored by the Women's Theatre Festival of Memphis. The late Ntosake Shange's classic choreo-poem about the plight of women of color is a one-day-only fund-raiser for the WTFM Festival 2019. 274-7139

Memphis 200 Living History Tour

Sun., May 26, 1-3 & 3-5 p.m.
Backbeat Tours corner of Second and Beale (inside Blues City Cafe), Memphis Downtown

Buy Tickets$25 adults/$15 children

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With a modern-day bluesman and the colorful Boss Crump as the guides, tourists will meet an eclectic mix of men and women, both famous and not-so-famous. 901-527-9415

First Site

Fri., May 31, 7:30-9 p.m. and Sat., June 1, 5-6:30 & 8-9:30 p.m.
TheatreWorks 2085 Monroe, Memphis Overton Square

Buy Tickets$20/$15 seniors, students


A comedy by Ruby O'Gray about young church youth entering their widowed Bible Class teacher's name on various dating websites, unbeknownst to him, in hopes of finding a wife for him. Soon the country church is filled with women, and no one knows why. 901-930-7737

The Legend of Georgia McBride

June 7-30
Circuit Playhouse 51 S. Cooper, Memphis Overton Square


He’s young, he’s broke, his landlord’s knocking at the door, and he’s just found out his wife is going to have a baby. To make matters even more desperate, Casey is fired from his gig as an Elvis impersonator in a run-down, small-town Florida bar. When the bar owner brings in a B-level drag show to replace his act, Casey finds that he has a whole lot to learn about show business — and himself. 725-0776

Wolves

Fridays, Saturdays, 8 p.m. and Sundays, 2 p.m. Continues through June 16
TheatreWorks 2085 Monroe, Memphis Overton Square


Two men's folie a deux overtakes their small apartment and spills out onto city streets. When ex-boyfriend Jack brings a strange man home to woodland-obsessed Ben's apartment, the narrator can barely keep a lid on the looming violence. 274-7139

Three-Course Comedy

Second Friday of every month, 10-11:30 p.m.
Midtown Crossing Grill 394 N. Watkins, Memphis Midtown

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A smorgasbord of laughs with a serving of Improv Insanity, a helping of Musical Armando with pianist and songwriter Jason Pulley, and to top it all off, an improv jam with the Bluff City Liars. 443-0502

PlayBack Memphis

Third Thursday of every month, 4:30-6 p.m.
Universal Parenting Place LeMoyne-Owen College, 990 College Park, Memphis South Memphis


Bringing stories to life in a safe space to unlock healing, transformation, and joy. Families welcome. 901-207-3694

Matilda

June 21-July 14
Playhouse on the Square 66 S. Cooper, Memphis Overton Square


726-4656

Lest We Forget: Our Faith, Our Story

Mon., June 24, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Hattiloo Theatre 37 S. Cooper, Memphis Overton Square

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Monthly event series commemorating 400 years of African-American culture. Pastor J. Lawrence Turner, Minister Anthony Mohammed, and Sadio will speak. 502-3486

The Miraculous and the Mundane

July 12-28
TheatreWorks 2085 Monroe, Memphis Overton Square


274-7139

Kinky Boots

Aug. 9-Sept. 1
Playhouse on the Square 66 S. Cooper, Memphis Overton Square


Musical with music and lyrics by Cyndi Lauper and a book by Harvey Fierstein. 726-4656

Mamma Mia!

Aug. 16-Sept. 8
Theatre Memphis 630 Perkins Ext., Memphis East Memphis


Set on a Greek island and to the music of the international pop group ABBA, a young girl plans her wedding while trying to discover who of three men may be her father … all to the distress and ultimate joy of her mother. 682-8323

The Humans

Aug. 23-Sept. 8
Circuit Playhouse 51 S. Cooper, Memphis Overton Square


At Thanksgiving, the Blake family gathers at the run-down apartment of Brigid Blake and her boyfriend. The parents are unhappy that their daughters have left home and have abandoned their religion. 725-0776

Ostrander Awards

Sun., Aug. 25, 6 p.m.
The Orpheum 203 S. Main, Memphis Downtown

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The 36th annual awards, named after beloved Memphis theater icon Jim Ostrander, a long-standing member of the local theater community, honor excellence in a variety of categories, in both the community theater division and the college theater division. Every aspect of stage production – actors, directors, technical personnel, and more – will be recognized. 525-3000

On Golden Pond

Sept. 20-Oct. 6
Playhouse on the Square 66 S. Cooper, Memphis Overton Square


Aging couple Ethel and Norman Thayer spend each summer at their home on the lake. They are visited by daughter Chelsea with her fiancé Billy Ray and his son Billy Ray Jr. 726-4656

Head Over Heels

Oct. 4-27
Circuit Playhouse 51 S. Cooper, Memphis Overton Square


Jukebox musical comedy with music and lyrics from the catalog of the Go-Go's. 725-0776

Peter Pan

Nov. 15-Dec. 29
Playhouse on the Square 66 S. Cooper, Memphis Overton Square


726-4656

Junie B. Jones: The Musical

Nov. 22-Dec. 22
Circuit Playhouse 51 S. Cooper, Memphis Overton Square


725-0776

The 12 Dates of Christmas

Nov. 29-Dec. 22
Circuit Playhouse 51 S. Cooper, Memphis Overton Square


In the Memphian Room. 725-0776

When We Get Good Again

Jan. 10-26
TheatreWorks 2085 Monroe, Memphis Overton Square


Part of the POTS@TheWorks series. 274-7139

Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Jan. 14-19
The Orpheum 203 S. Main, Memphis Downtown


The Golden Ticket for a delectable treat, with songs from the original film, including "Pure Imagination," "The Candy Man," and "I've Got a Golden Ticket." 525-3000

Memphis

Jan. 17-Feb. 8
Playhouse on the Square 66 S. Cooper, Memphis Overton Square


726-4656

Indecent

Jan. 24-Feb. 16
Circuit Playhouse 51 S. Cooper, Memphis Overton Square


725-0776

The Play That Goes Wrong

Feb. 5-9
The Orpheum 203 S. Main, Memphis Downtown


525-3000
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