ArtsMemphis Blog

Topic: Miss Saigon

Rants & Raves - A Review of Miss Saigon

Posted by Glenda Mace on May 17th, 2013

Miss Saigon opened last weekend at Playhouse on the Square. What a beautiful production: beautiful lighting, beautiful music, beautifully costumed, beautifully directed and beautifully told. I saw the touring production at the Orpheum several years ago and somehow missed the love story entirely. The space was too large and there were too many technical fireworks. In the intimate setting, that is Playhouse on the Square, director, Jordan Nichols, has concentrated on the story and highlighted the music. He has cast wonderful actors to tell the tale and beautiful voices to sing it. read more »

Topics: Rants & Raves, Reviews, Miss Saigon, Playhouse on the Square

Discover the Arts: May 8 - May 12

Posted by ArtsMemphis on May 7th, 2013

Discover the arts this weekend!  Choose from a mind-boggling array of culture – the buffet this weekend includes Grammy winner and bluegrass pioneer Dr. R. Stanley in a historic performance at the Buckman Center, free martial arts demonstrations followed by a screening of Sword of Doom at the Brooks Museums’ Samurai Sundown Film Series and Demonstrations, and a family friendly rooftop preview of Ballet Memphis’ season finale Taking Flight at the top of the Peabody hotel.  Snack throughout the weekend on Memphis Social, a unique weekend long event mixing ... read more »

Topics: Dr. Ralph Stanley, Buckman Center for Performing Arts, Samurai Sundown Film Series and Demonstrations, Memphis Brooks Museum of Art, Ballet Memphis, The Peabody Memphis, Taking Flight, Memphis Social, Miss Saigon, Playhouse on the Square