Stage Reviews: Superior performances in 'Logan' and 'Rosencrantz'
Published 04/23/2014 at 3:15 p.m.
There are great performances on stage this week in "Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead" and Camp Logan."
Stage Review: 'Dreamcoat' hits the right entertainment buttons
Published 04/23/2014 at 2:15 p.m.
As Biblical epics go, the story of Joseph and his vivid coat is one of the more colorful. There are lessons galore regarding envy, hubris, lust, humility, identity and forgiveness.
Artist's music-inspired paintings benefit Memphis Symphony Orchestra
Updated 04/22/2014 at 12:20 a.m.
Artist Milisa Valliere paints to music. Her latest artwork, painted to Beethoven's Fifth Symphony,is being auctioned with the proceeds going to the Memphis Symphony Orchestra.
Shakespeare's 'Shrew' gets modern update, Jazz Age setting at Dixon
Published 04/17/2014 at 3 p.m.
There’s this thing about William Shakespeare’s “The Taming of the Shrew.” The play known for spirited jousting between two willful lovers seems to have run afoul of contemporary views.
American Idol couple transitions from screen to stage in re-booted Joseph
Published 04/16/2014 at 4:27 p.m.
There’s an irrepressible enthusiasm that bubbles over when Ace Young and Diana DeGarmo talk about their latest project. The two are starring in the touring production of “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat,” coming Tuesday to the Orpheum. They’re not ...
Stage Review: 'Grace' elevated by impressive acting, sharp writing
Published 04/14/2014 at 6:20 p.m.
There are some unusual approaches in "Grace" at Circuit Playhouse. The shocking opening scene is also the final scene, but played in reverse.
Concert Review: Virtuoso Bell makes even the so-so sound splendid in Germantown
Published 04/13/2014 at 5:15 p.m.
Whenever Joshua Bell performs, his status as one of the globe’s top fiddlers is further secured.
'Peter Pan' production by Ballet Memphis soars - in more ways than one
Published 04/12/2014 at 6:14 p.m.
The sumptuous production of “Peter Pan” by Ballet Memphis is a beautiful experience on many levels.
'Disappearing Ink' turns newspapers into art at University of Memphis
Published 04/10/2014 at 11:56 a.m.
Artist John Salvest had this thought: “I have 20 years worth of the Jonesboro Sun boxed up in my studio and I had wanted to do a project involving making those newspapers look like a big flock of birds.”
Review: Ensemble crackles in Next Stage's "Submission"
Published 04/09/2014 at 6 p.m.
"The Submission," with savvy direction by Jerry Chipman, brings a shattering story of deceit, pretension and prejudice to Next Stage at Theatre Memphis.
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