Theater Review: "Superstar' at Theatre Memphis is relic of groovier times
Published 3/10/2014 at 12:00 a.m. 0 comments
The collapse of Theatre Memphis’ sincere production of “Jesus Christ Superstar” comes from forces within and without.
Theater Review: 'Seven Guitars' one of Hattiloo's best productions
Published 2/25/2014 at 12:00 a.m. 0 comments
Hattiloo Theatre has mounted an impressive production of August Wilson’s “Seven Guitars,” a powerful play compellingly presented by a gifted cast and director.
REVIEW: Memphis Symphony Orchestra "nearly flawless" with Schubert
Published 2/24/2014 at 8:18 p.m. 0 comments
Future uncertain, Memphis Symphony Orchestra delivers strong performance.
Stage Review: 'As You Like It' at Theatre Memphis
Published 2/20/2014 at 11:23 a.m. 0 comments
Director Anita “Jo” Lenhart has wrangled this Shakespearean comedy to bring out its rhythm, flavor, wit and profundity with an enormously entertaining relocation to the American Wild West.
Theater Review: 'Wicked' is still entertaining, rollicking fun
Published 2/11/2014 at 12:00 a.m. 0 comments
The touring show of “Wicked” has swooped back to the Orpheum for the third time since 2009, and this production of the musical is as enchanting as ever.
Stage Review: 'Death of a Salesman'
Published 2/6/2014 at 10:51 a.m. 0 comments
Arthur Miller’s “Death of a Salesman,” long considered a classic American play, is provocative and challenging, both to stage and to experience. Tony Isbell is directing the tragic tale of Willy Loman on the Lohrey Stage at Theatre Memphis, and ...
Despite its fiscal struggles, MSO's Opus One offers joyous Big Star salute
Published 2/1/2014 at 6:16 p.m. 0 comments
The Big Star phenomenon, still floating on worldwide recognition, settled in for a cozy one-night happening Friday with the Memphis Symphony Orchestra’s Opus One ensemble.
Theater Review: 'Spamalot' is silly, offensive and outrageously funny
Published 1/30/2014 at 12:00 a.m. 0 comments
It’s time to get serious about “Spamalot.”
Review: Memphis orchestra, violinist Gomyo deliver the passion in Masterworks concert
Published 1/26/2014 at 6:19 p.m. 0 comments
It’s been a couple of months since the last Memphis Symphony Orchestra Masterworks concert, a sizzling journey with the Marcus Roberts Trio and Gershwin’s “Rhapsody in Blue.”
Stage Review: Strong cast delivers great performances in 'Other Desert Cities'
Published 1/23/2014 at 12:00 a.m. 0 comments
The fierce and fascinating production of “Other Desert Cities” at Circuit Playhouse is a triumph on all levels.
Chris Herrington’s Morning Riff: ‘Memkado,’ ‘Memphis Music Beat’ and more
Published 1/21/2014 at 11:02 a.m. 0 comments
Today's riff gives a thumb's up to Opera Memphis' 'Mikado,' introduces a new music column and more.
Stage Reviews: Engaging performances, plenty of laughs on local stages
Published 1/15/2014 at 6:42 p.m. 0 comments
Three plays that recently opened on local stages present something of a mixed-bag.
Opera Review: Opera Memphis' "Mikado' is terrific entertainment
Published 1/14/2014 at 12:00 a.m. 0 comments
With this fresh production of “The Mikado,” Opera Memphis continues its mission to banish the notion of opera as anachronistic and is, instead, something to get excited about.
Stage Review: 'Almost, Maine' plays on variations of themes of love
Published 1/7/2014 at 3:00 a.m. 0 comments
POTS@TheWorks is a fine series from Playhouse on the Square that gives us a couple of productions a year, usually of something unconventional that works well in the intimate space.
Theater Review: 'The North Star: An Urban Nativity' and 'A Christmas Carol'
Published 12/12/2013 at 5:55 p.m. 0 comments
The spirit of Christmas is finding new and traditional expression in two very different productions on local stages.
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