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Topic: TheatreWorks

Recommended Arts Events July 6 - 10th

Posted by ArtsMemphis on July 5th, 2016

Explore a hands-on family art gallery, learn how an exhibition comes together, see a Southern gothic tale come to life, get your groove on with Sharon Jones and The Dap-Kings, and celebrate the contributions of women in theatre at a weeklong festival! read more »

Topics: Memphis Brooks Museum of Art, Metal Museum, TheatreWorks, Playhouse on the Square, Levitt Shell, Women's Theatre Festival of Memphis, Hattiloo

Discover the Arts: July 8 - July 12

Posted by ArtsMemphis on July 7th, 2015

Experience the vulnerability, self-sacrifice, faith, and devotion it takes to make art. Open up with an art show of haunting drawings and paintings. Survive the world premiere of a play set in the mountains of Appalachia. Be exalted by joyful gospel music. Get an introduction to one of the most magnetic characters ever to grace the screen.  read more »

Topics: Shady Grove Presbyterian Church, TheatreWorks, Abundant Grace Fellowship, Memphis Brooks Museum of Art

Discover the Arts: January 22-January 26

Posted by ArtsMemphis on January 21st, 2014

Experience a jam packed weeks of blues music from around the world with the 30th Annual International Blues Challenge.  Exchange local seeds and plant knowledge at the Lictherman Nature Center Seed Swap. Gear up for Valentine’s Day with the romantically concerned Almost, Maine at TheatreWorks. See another date-night play by Voices of the South. read more »

Topics: Blues Foundation, International Blues Challenge, Lichterman Seed Swap, Lichterman Nature Center, Almost Maine, Playhouse on the Square, Yellow Light, Voices of the South, TheatreWorks

Rants & Raves - A Review of 5 Lesbians Eating A Quiche

Posted by Glenda Mace on July 18th, 2013

 It's 1956 and at TheatreWorks the widows are gathered for the Susan B. Anthony Society for the Sisters of Gertrude Stein annual quiche breakfast. 1956 was almost 50 years ago. Dwight D. Eisenhower was President and Richard Nixon was vice President. Elvis had his first chart hit “Heartbreak Hotel.” Damn Yankees won a Tony for best musical. Crinolines were in fashion. Anyone remember crinolines? They were just a little more manageable than the hoop skirt. The Supreme Court upheld a lower court ruling that segregation on Alabama buses was unconstitutional. Nekita Kruschev was ... read more »

Topics: Rants & Raves, Reviews, 5 Lesbians eating A Quiche, TheatreWorks, Glenda Mace

Discover the Arts: Oct. 18 - Oct. 21

Posted by ArtsMemphis on October 17th, 2012

We invite you to discover the arts this weekend by attending one of the following art events! You can buy local art on Broad Avenue, see a world premiere, support a small local theatre and survey five centuries of classical violin. Here in Memphis we have an authentic, juicy culture all our own – full of diverse arts groups, cultural events and creative neighborhood-based projects. Below we've recommended just a few of all the events happening October 18-21. read more »

Topics: Broad Avenue Art Walk, The River Project, Ballet Memphis, Playhouse on the Square, New Moon Theatre Company, TheatreWorks, Luna Nova Music, Discover the Arts

Rants & Raves - A Review of Race

Posted by Glenda Mace on July 11th, 2012

Twice a year Playhouse on the Square produces a show at TheatreWorks and most times those plays are considered edgy, controversial. read more »

Topics: Rants & Ravers, Reviews, Playhouse on the Square, TheatreWorks, Race