Wednesday, September 28, 2022

Theatre/Stage

MarQuita Henderson had a vision for how her senior year of high school at GRAD Academy Memphis was going to go. The 11th-grader was going to continue leading her school’s award-winning poetry team, which she believes changed her life. She...
During an evening of pageantry, spectacle, drama and dance Tuesday at Hattiloo Theatre, Levi and Deborah Frazier were lauded for their work – a 40-year labor of love at the Blues City Cultural Center. Nearly 200 thespians, dancers, musicians and...
Raise the curtains for a Don Cornelius-esque intro, because Soul Train is coming to Broadway! That’s right, a musical based on the TV series created and hosted by Cornelius will be making its way to the most acclaimed stage in...
If you think for one second that Mary Wilson is going to stand up on the stage at the Halloran Centre and sing the hits of a group she left decades ago . . . well, you’re in luck! In...
Billed as an “urban socio-drama” honoring the 1968 Memphis Sanitation Workers, “King and the 13 Hundred” is slated for a presentation at the Cannon Center for Performing Arts on Sunday night (June 17). Directed by Ike Griffith, the presentation is...
Assuming you haven't stuffed yourself silly with barbecue and you're looking for a way to relax and chill this Labor Day, you might need to get to Fresh Ideas Entertainment's Bluff City Jazz Festival at the Cannon Center. The Festival will...
As the Broadway smash 'Hamilton' prepares for the final curtain on it's month-long residency at The Orpheum in Memphis, I figured it was worth another look back -- this time in audio. An onslaught of breaking news prevented this clip...
Young people who grew up in the ‘70s would most likely remember the character and face of Ted Lange (pronounced Lunge) as Isaac Washington on “The Love Boat.” He was the only African-American member of the cruise staff, a...
Never shying away from topical social issues -- or a conversation about them -- the Hattiloo Theatre will host a panel discussion about the school-to-prison pipeline before the official premiere of its new play, "Pipeline." This Thursday, September 13, 2018, Hattiloo will...