Feb 27, 2015

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Assassins Opens This Friday!

Assassins opens this Friday at The Circuit Playhouse. This thought provoking musical brings to the stage a (shooting) gallery of some of history’s most notorious players — the men and women who have attempted to kill American presidents. Set to a stylish Stephen Sondheim score, Assassins explores the underbelly of the American Dream through the lives, loves, and lunacy of nine American assassins including John Wilkes Booth, Lee Harvey Oswald, and Lynette “Squeaky” Fromme.

To purchase tickets to Assassins, call the box office at 901-726-4656 or click HERE.

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Feb 21, 2015

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TEENS iN THEATRE Auditions!

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Do you have a Teen who is interested in theatre? Are you a Teen interested in theatre?! TEENS iN THEATRE (TNT) will be holding auditions Saturday, March 7th! This Spring TNT will perform TAKING FLIGHT, a musical revue containing songs that lend themselves to being in the air. Uplifting sometimes and poignant at others – this look at the many aspects of wings, escape, and things that fly, will soar through trips of reality and the imagination.

Auditions will be held at the Varnell Education Building, Saturday, March 7th from 2:30 – 4:30pm.

For more information on the TEENS iN THEATRE program click HERE or email TEENS iN THEATRE director Daniel Martin.

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Jan 21, 2015

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Rocky Horror Special Midnight Show!

 

RHS VALENTINES ANNOUNCEMENT

Wanna take your sweetie or your rowdy pack of friends to a night of thrills and delights? Come join us Friday, February 13 to the midnight showing of The Rocky Horror Show, the live stage performance of this truly weird and mind-blowing show!

As a reminder, an advisory warning due to strong adult language and adult situations.

The Rocky Horror Show 

January 23 – February 15 2015

Playhouse on the Square

adult situations

black treble clef

 

 

Book, music, and lyrics by Richard O’Brien

A satirical tribute to the science fiction and B-list horror movies of 20th century  the show centers around two naïve lovers, Brad and Janet, seek shelter from a thunderstorm in an old castle and find themselves thrust into the laboratory of the cross-dressing mad scientist Dr. Frank ‘N’ Furter and his motley crew. Stripped of their inhibitions — and their clothes — Brad and Janet embark on a wild, unforgettable journey of pleasure and self-discovery. Featuring such fun and well known songs such as “The Time Warp”, “Touch-a,  Touch-a, Touch-a, Touch Me”, and “Sweet Transvestite”  reality, fiction, and camp collide in this mash up of comics, rock and roll, and late-night horror flicks.

For tickets, call 901-726-4656 or click HERE.

 

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Jan 15, 2015

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Become Part of the Discussion at We Live Here

We Live Here This Sunday, January 18, immediately following the 2pm performance of We Live Here there will be a talk back open to the public. In attendance will be actors, director John Maness, NewWorks Producer Jordan Nichols, and playwright Harold Ellis Clark. The audience will get to discuss the show, their thoughts on the production, the themes presented, and the NewWorks competition as a whole. The talk back will begin at approximately at 3:55pm.

Tickets are not needed to attend the talk back, we invite everyone to come to TheatreWorks and be a part of the discussion with us!

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Jan 2, 2015

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The Rocky Horror Show

The Rocky Horror Show 

January 23 – February 15 2015

Playhouse on the Square

adult situations

black treble clef

Rocky Web Version

 

 

Book, music, and lyrics by Richard O’Brien

A satirical tribute to the science fiction and B-list horror movies of 20th century  the show centers around two naïve lovers, Brad and Janet, seek shelter from a thunderstorm in an old castle and find themselves thrust into the laboratory of the cross-dressing mad scientist Dr. Frank ‘N’ Furter and his motley crew. Stripped of their inhibitions — and their clothes — Brad and Janet embark on a wild, unforgettable journey of pleasure and self-discovery. Featuring such fun and well known songs such as “The Time Warp”, “Touch-a,  Touch-a, Touch-a, Touch Me”, and “Sweet Transvestite”  reality, fiction, and camp collide in this mash up of comics, rock and roll, and late-night horror flicks.

Special midnight showing Friday, February 13!

As a reminder, an advisory warning due to strong adult language and adult situations.

Cast List

Frankenfurter – Jerre Dye

Brad – Jordan Nichols

Janet – Leah Beth Bolton

Narrator – Bill Andrews

Riff Raff – Devin Altizer

Columbia – Katie Hahn

Usherette/Magenta – Morgan Howard

Rocky – Marek Zurowski

Eddie – Cameron Reeves

Dr. Evrett Scott – Jonathan Christian

Transylvanians – Cory Clark, Garrison Gibbens, Marc Gill, Bobby Kelly, Julia Masotti, Tyler McGee, Kelley Michelle, Kate Prender, Maggie Robinson, Kim Sanders, Venise Settles, Cameron Yates

 

Production Staff

Director – Scott Ferguson

Choreographers – Travis Bradley, Jordan Nichols

Music Director – Amanda Wansa Morgan

Production Stage Manager – Katharine Stubblefield

Costume Designer – Caleb Blackwell

Scenic Designer – Katie Springmann

Lighting Designer – John Horan

Sound Designer – Zach Badreddine

Technical Director – Kat De Camillo

Super Sponsor: Dr. Thomas Ratliff

Show Sponsor: tamburrino, inc.

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Jan 1, 2015

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We Live Here a NewWorks@TheWorks Production

2015 is off to a great start at Playhouse on the Square! Our first production of 2015 opens this Friday, January 2nd at TheatreWorks. We Live Here by Harold Ellis Clark is a winner of the 2013 NewWorks@TheWorks playwriting competition and the very first of those winners to be produced at TheateWorks.

We Live Here is the story of Francine and Calvin, a black couple from New Orleans’ Lower 9th ward, win a house in a white neighborhood. When they catch a boy vandalizing their yard, they begin to worry that their “dream come true” may be too good to be true.

We Live Here is a thought provoking and engaging show that explores the complexities of racial relations and the kind of walls that we build around ourselves and our families. 

To purchase tickets for We Live Here call 901-726-4656 or click HERE

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Dec 30, 2014

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Bad Jews

Bad JewsBad Jews WEB VERSION

January 16 2014 – February 8 2015

The Circuit Playhouse

 

Advisory - Strong Language

regional-premiere

 

 

 

By Joshua Elias Harmon

Described as a comedy about the holy and the holier-than-thou, Bad Jews is the story of Daphna Feygenbaum, a “Real Jew” with an Israeli boyfriend she met on a Birthright tour. When Daphna’s cousin Liam brings home his shiksa girlfriend Melody and declares ownership of their grandfather’s Chai necklace, a viscious and hilarious brawl over family, faith, and legacy ensues.

Sponsored by The Friends and Family of Sondra Goldstein
Directed by Anita Jo Lenhart

Cast:

Daphna – Laura Stracko Franks

Liam – Oliver Jacob Pierce

Melody  – Madeline Glenn Thomas

Jonah – Matt Nelson

Production Team:

Director – Anita Jo Lenhart

Stage Manager – Jenna Sargent

Set Designer – Kennan Minogue

Sound Designer – Zach Badreddine

Lighting Designer Mary Lana Rice

Costume Designer – Rebecca Powell

Properties Master – Kellie Bowles

Technical Director – Kat De Camillo

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