Musicians pitch in to help struggling Memphis Symphony
Updated 03/06/2014 at 1:03 p.m.
The musicians of the Memphis Symphony Orchestra are eager to perform their next concert Friday night. On the other hand, they wish they didn’t have to do it.
'Jesus Christ Superstar' continues to challenge assumptions
Published 03/05/2014 at 2:40 p.m.
“Jesus Christ Superstar” is the Andrew Lloyd Webber/Tim Rice rock opera first staged on Broadway in 1971. It covers the last week of Jesus’ life and delves into the psychology of Jesus and the disciples, particularly Judas. It ran for ...
Tony Award-winning musicals 'Kinky Boots,' 'Motown The Musical" highlight Orpheum's new season
Published 03/02/2014 at midnight
The Orpheum’s 2014-2015 season brings new and returning productions to Memphis, with music ranging from Motown to phantoms.
'Great American Backyard' is playful primer on new style of movement
Published 02/27/2014 at 11:10 a.m.
“The Great American Backyard” wants you to come and play. It’s a multidimensional performance that defies easy description. There are dance and acrobatics, aerialists, musicians and storytellers, and a dash of contemporary circus.
IRIS to premiere concert celebrating Martin Luther King
Published 02/27/2014 at midnight
The IRIS Orchestra will celebrate its 15th year with world-class guest artists and a world premiere.
Theater Review: 'Seven Guitars' one of Hattiloo's best productions
Published 02/25/2014 at midnight
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 02/24/2014 at 8:18 p.m.
Future uncertain, Memphis Symphony Orchestra delivers strong performance.
Hochman solos highlight IRIS concert
Published 02/23/2014 at 7:42 p.m.
The IRIS Orchestra returned Saturday night for its first concert of 2014, a paean to mid-19th century works with a youthful bent.
Scottish Rite opens century-old curtains to performance groups
Published 02/23/2014 at midnight
There’s an old building on Union Avenue that nobody’s going to tear down any time soon.
Ballet Memphis offers thrilling blend of traditional and hip-hop dance with "World Wonders"
Published 02/22/2014 at 5:59 p.m.
Traditionalists will enjoy the first two offerings on the program, mid-19th century classics. The Danish “Flower Festival in Genzano” pas de deux and the Russian “Don Quixote” pas de deux are lovely to behold and provide contrast to the contemporary ...
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