Theatre Memphis Announces its 2016-17 Season


Theatre Memphis' 2016-17 season includes a healthy mix of musicals, comedies, and dramas with regional premieres like Sideshow and The City of Conversation and chestnuts like Cat on a Hot Tin Roof and South Pacific.

Summer Musical Showcase

Debbie Sings: Judy, Just for You
Theater Memphis' executive director sings songs popularized by Judy Garland. Conceived and directed by André Bruce Ward, Musical direction by Gary Beard, Performed by Debbie Litch

July 15 - 31, 2016
Lohrey Stage  Beauty and the Beast
A beauty falls in love with a beast. Also, magic stuff.
September 2 - 25, 2016

The City of Conversation – REGIONAL PREMIERE
Washington D.C. where the political animals talk... and talk... and talk
October 21 – November 6, 2016


A Christmas Carol
Ghosts torment jerk.
December 2 – 23, 2016 Theatre Memphis’ 39th Annual Production
39 Steps
A Hitchcock pastiche with 4 actors playing over 100 characters. 
January 20 – February 5, 2017

Side Show
The freaks come out at night. 
March 10 – April 2, 2017

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

Mississippi football hero likes whiskey more than his wife. 
April 28 – May 14, 2017

South Pacific
A wartime romance by Rodgers & Hammerstein.
June 2 – 25, 2017

Next Stage


The man with the candelabra is back. 
September 30 – October 16, 2016

One Ham Manlet - ORIGINAL WORK
Solo Shakespeare. 
November 10 - 20, 2016

Sense and Sensibility
Remember what Jane Austen stories were like before the zombie apocalypse? This is one of those. 
February 10 - 26, 2017


Rasheeda Speaking – REGIONAL PREMIERE
Office politics collide with race politics. Drama happens. 
April 7 - 23, 2017


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