Sep 7, 2016

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FALL 2016 Registration is now open!

Playhouse on the Square’s Theatre School Youth Classes are designed to provide a fun and challenging experience for both the beginner and the experienced performer. Taught by local theatre professionals, our classes give students the opportunity to develop and expand their performance skills, including character development, movement, and voice. The session spans nine weeks, which includes eight weeks of classwork/rehearsal, and an informal showcase performance for family and friends in the ninth week.

No audition is required to register.

Fall 2016
Saturdays starting September 24, 2016
Weekday classes starting the week of September 26, 2016
Spring Theatre School Showcase: November 19, 2016
 Classes are at Playhouse on the Square, 66 S. Cooper, Memphis, TN, 38104.

To look at a complete list of classes, or to register for Theatre School Classes please click HERE

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Sep 7, 2016

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Sisters of Swing

October 7 – October 30, 2016

The Circuit Playhouse


black treble clef




Written by Beth Gilleland & Bob Beverage
Musical Arrangements and continuity by Raymond Berg
Based on an Idea by Ron Peluso

The Andrews Sisters are coming to The Circuit Playhouse! Sisters of Swing brings to the stage the story of LaVerne, Maxene, and Patty Andrews, better known to the world as one of the first best-selling “girl groups,” The Andrews Sisters. From their meteoric rise to the top to their bittersweet demise,Sisters of Swing: The Story of the Andrews Sisters explores the fascinating lives of these American icons all set to the music of some of their biggest hits like “Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy” and “Don’t Sit Under the Apple Tree.”

Show Sponsors: Gene and Carol Katz; Dorothy O. Kirsch


Patty Andrews – Kathryn Kilger
Maxine Andrews – Allison Fortin
LaVerne Andrews – Eileen Peterson
Vic Schoen – Nathan McHenry
Man – Daniel Gonzalez

Production Team

Director – Michael Detroit
Choreographers – Courtney Oliver & Kim Sanders
Stage Manager – Kiersten Fallow
Costume Designer – Lindsay Schmeling
Scenic Designer – Kathy Haaga
Lighting Designer – Zo Haynes
Sound Designer – Carter McHann
Technical Director – Phillip Hughen


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Aug 25, 2016

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King Charles III

King Charles III

September 23 – October 9, 2016
Playhouse on the Square





By Mike Bartlett

Hailed by The New York Times as a “flat-out brilliant portrait of a monarchy in crisis,” the 2015 Olivier Award winner for Best New Play, King Charles III takes us to an alternate reality where, after a lifetime of waiting, Britain’s Prince Charles ascends the throne. Now the question becomes, “How to rule?” This controversial drama explores the people beneath the monarchy, the unwritten rules of our democracy, and the conscience of Britain’s most famous family.

Playhouse Advisory: Adult Content & Adult Language


King Charles III – Jim France
CamillaDuchess of Cornwall — Christina Wellford Scott
WilliamDuke of Cambridge — Ian Lah
KateDuchess of Cambridge — Jamie Boller
Prince Harry — Jared H. Graham
James ReissPress Secretary to King Charles III — David Foster
Tristan EvansPrime Minister — Michael Gravois
Mark Stevens, Leader of the Opposition — Tony Isbell
Jess — Brooke Papritz
Spencer, et al. — Gregory Szatkowski
Cootsey, et al. — Chase Ring
Sarah/Ghost/Producer/Ensemble — Kristen Vandervort
Ensemble : Anne E. Freres, Jody Koster, Daniel Nelson, Stuart Rial

 Director : Dave Landis
Assistant Director / Dramaturg : Jeff Posson
Scenic Designer : Phillip Hughen
Lighting Designer : Zo Haynes
Costume Designer : Kathleen Kovarik
Sound Designer : Carter McHann
Production Stage Manager : Katharine Hughen
Technical Director : Phillip Hughen

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