MEMPHIS, Tenn. – The Orpheum Theatre Group has announced the lineup for the 2018-2019 On Stage at the Halloran Centre series. Tickets for all events are on sale now.
The genre-spanning music series begins with Grammy Award-winning country and roots artist Rodney Crowell. Other select highlights include actor Dennis Quaid as lead vocalist for his band Dennis Quaid and the Sharks; three-time Grammy nominated soul singer Bettye LaVette; Music of the Knights, a special celebration of the music of Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber, Sir Elton John, and Sir Paul McCartney; founding member of The Supremes Mary Wilson; the Grammy-nominated songwriter and pianist Jim Brickman on his Share the Love tour; Prince of Spanish Guitar Benise; and The Orbert Davis Jazz Ensemble. The music series is sponsored for the first time by Evolve Bank & Trust.
The theatre series kicks off in mid-November with a production of Tony Award-winning musical Ain’t Misbehavin followed by the National Players’ production of Arthur Miller’s searing drama The Crucible. The series concludes with New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players’ production of The Pirates of Penzance in March 2019.
In its inaugural season, Kafé Kirk will bring a sophisticated, groovy, jazzy, spiritually uplifting mix of musical excitement to downtown Memphis. On designated first Sundays beginning this October, Kirk Whalum will invite some of his good friends to share an intimate evening of music that will provide an exclusive look in to what exactly makes these artists who they are and what motivates them.
Single tickets and packages are on sale now. Choose five or more shows from the music and theatre series and save $5 off each show (not applicable for Kafé Kirk or select Benise tickets). VIP tickets are available for Kafé Kirk and Benise performances. For more information call 901-525-3000 or visit www.orpheum-memphis.com/onstage. Special group rates for 10+ are available by calling 901-529-4226 or emailing email@example.com.
On Stage At The Halloran Centre 2018-2019 Season
MUSIC (Presented by Evolve Bank & Trust)
Saturday, Aug. 18 Rodney Crowell
Friday, Sept. 7 Rhonda Vincent and the Rage
Saturday, Sept. 29 Dennis Quaid and the Sharks
Friday, Oct. 12 Dougie MacLean
Saturday, Oct. 20 Matt Stansberry & The Romance
Saturday, Nov. 3 Bettye LaVette
Friday, Nov. 30 Music of the Knights
Saturday, Jan. 26 Mary Wilson
Saturday, Feb. 2 Jim Brickman, “Share the Love” Tour
Saturday, March 2 Dustbowl Revival
Saturday, March 16 Benise FUEGO! Spirit of Spain (two performances)
Saturday, April 13 Carlene Carter
Saturday, April 27 The Orbert Davis Jazz Ensemble
Saturday, Nov. 17 Ain’t Misbehavin’ (two performances)
Saturday, Feb. 16 National Players in The Crucible (two performances)
Saturday, March 30 New York City Gilbert & Sullivan Players in the Wand’ring Minstrels Pirates of Penzance and an Evening of Gilbert & Sullivan Favorites
Sunday, Oct. 7 with Lindsey Webster
Sunday, Dec. 2 with Jonathan Butler
Sunday, Feb. 3 Artists TBD
Sunday, April 7 Artists TBD
About the Orpheum Theatre Group
The mission of the Orpheum Theatre Group is to enhance the communities we serve by utilizing the performing arts to entertain, educate, and enlighten while preserving the historic Orpheum Theatre and the Halloran Centre for Performing Arts & Education. For more information, visit www.orpheum-memphis.com.
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