MEMPHIS, Tenn. – The Orpheum Theatre Group will once again join forces with the Memphis arts community in the 2nd annual Midsouth Arts Against Hunger food drive benefiting the Mid-South Food Bank.
Patrons that donate at least one non-perishable item through the Orpheum Theatre or Halloran Centre for Performing Arts & Education will receive a voucher for free admission to see the 1947 classic “Miracle on 34th Street” 7 p.m. Dec. 20 in the historic Orpheum Theatre. Doors open at 6 p.m.
This timeless holiday classic continues to charm audiences with its uplifting story. When a nice old man who claims to be Santa Claus is institutionalized as insane, a young lawyer decides to defend him by arguing in court that he is the real thing, rated G. Arrive early to take a photo with Santa at the Orpheum photo booth.
Donations of non-perishable food items are being collected 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday to Friday through Dec. 20 at the Orpheum’s downtown box office and Halloran Centre lobby. Donations can also be made during all public Orpheum events and on the night of the event to receive a free ticket.
Admission is free with food donation or $5 cash only at the Orpheum’s downtown box office.
For more information, call 901-525-3000 or visit www.orpheum-memphis.com.
About the Midsouth Arts Against Hunger Food Drive
Created by Veronica Batterson in 2016, the Midsouth Arts Against Hunger food drive benefits the Mid-South Food Bank through the collection of non-perishable items throughout the holiday season. Each participating arts organization provides an incentive for donation.
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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