by Chris Davis
Here are highlights from Memphis against a backdrop of Memphis.
And here's what audiences can look forward to seeing at the Orpheum next season...
The Official 2011-2012 Broadway Season Lineup
September 13th-18th, 2011
You know the story. Based on Victor Hugo's classic novel... French Revolution... blah, blah, blah.
MEMPHIS, THE MUSICAL
October 14th-23rd, 2011
What if Memphis was Camelot? A fictionalized story of forbidden love and the birth of Rock and Roll.
November 22nd-27th, 2011
The classic holiday movie adapted to the stage.
MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET
February 14th-19th, 2012
A surprisingly thoughtful (if wildly inaccurate) jukebox musical about Sam Philips on the day he recorded his biggest stars talking and playing together: Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, and Carl Perkins.
LA CAGE AUX FOLLES
March 20th-25th, 2012
Life's a drag... in the best of all possible ways.
THE ADDAMS FAMILY
April 24th-29th, 2011
A poorly reviewed but popular musical about Charles Addams' ookiest creations: Gomez, Morticia, Uncle Fester, Grandma, Wednesday, Pugsley, Lurch, and Thing..
June 5th-10th, 2012
ABBA's greatest hits, including "Dancing Queen," "S.O.S.," "Super Trouper," "Take A Chance on Me" and "The Winner Takes It All" serve as the basis for a romantic comedy.