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The newly refurbished Lohery stage at Theatre Memphis

There likely will be something for everyone during the new theater season.

Some highlights are “The Lifespan of a Fact” at the Circuit Playhouse, “Porgy & Bess” at Hattiloo Theatre, “Hello, Dolly!” at Theatre Memphis and The Linda Ronstadt Experience at the Bartlett Performing Arts and Conference Center.

These are the schedules for the new season from some of the local theaters and other entertainment venues:

Bartlett Performing Arts and Conference Center

  • Billy Dean, Oct. 2
  • Ashley Campbell, Oct. 16
  • Missy Raines & Allegheny, Nov. 6
  • “Call of the Wild: Illustrated Edition,” Nov. 7
  • “Clue: On Stage,” Nov. 19-21
  • Todd Oliver & Irving, Dec. 4
  • Jim Curry: Rocky Mountain Christmas, Dec. 11
  • The Linda Ronstadt Experience, Jan. 15
  • The Purple Piano: A Tribute to Prince, Jan. 22
  • History That Doesn’t Suck! Live Podcast, Jan. 29
  • Ellis Paul, Feb. 4
  • The McCartney Years, Feb. 19
  • The Addams Family, March 11-13
  • Derek Warfield & The Young Wolfe Tomes, March 20
  • Bartlett Community Concert Band, March 25
  • 901 Notes Mandi Thomas & Rodrick Duran, April 2
  • Five for Fighting with String Quartet, May 7

Buckman Arts Center at St. Mary’s School

  • Memphis Made -- Ghost Town Blues Band, Aug. 13
  • Memphis Made – The Secret Sisters, Sept. 16
  • Memphis Made – Lucky 7 Brass Band, Oct. 15
  • Blind Boys of Alabama, Oct. 25
  • Kaki King: Guitar Movement, Nov. 5
  • An Evening with Bill Frisell,Jan. 23
  • Matsuriza Taiko, Jan. 28
  • Jonathan Edwards, Feb. 4
  • “Fairytales on Ice,” March 24
  • Alley II, April 12

Collierville Arts Council

  • “The Foreigner,” Feb. 11-20

Next season will start with “Legally Blonde,” in July 2022.

Creative Aging’s Senior Arts Series 2021 season at Theatre Memphis

Performances begin at 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m., tickets are $5, parking is free.

  • Swingtime Explosion, Sept. 15
  • Memphis Symphony String Quartet and Fellows String Quartet, Oct. 20
  • Theatre Memphis’ “A Christmas Carol,” Dec. 1

DeSoto Family Theatre in Southaven

  • "The Marvelous Wonderettes," Sept. 9-12
  • Rodgers & Hammerstein’s “Cinderella,” Dec. 3-12
  • Disney & Cameron Mackintosh’s ”Mary Poppins,” April 1-10
  • Matilda Jr., Oct. 21-24, DFT Kids
  • “Grease: School Version,” Feb. 17-20, DFT Kids

Germantown Community Theatre

  • Ken Ludwig’s: “Sherwood: The Adventures of Robin Hood,” July 23-Aug 1.
  • “Motherhood: The Musical,” Aug. 27-Sept. 12
  • “Clue: Onstage,” Oct. 15-31
  • “Elf Jr.,” Dec. 3-19
  • “Biloxi Blues,” Jan. 14-30
  • “Bright Star,” Feb. 25-March 13
  • “Outside Mullingar,” April 8-24
  • “Hundred Days,” May 20-June 5
  • “Smoke on the Mountain,” Sept. 9-25

Germantown Performing Arts Center

  • Sister Act, Aug 6
  • The School of Rock, Aug. 13
  • Bruce Hornsby & The Noisemakers, Sept 16
  • Victor Wooten & The Wooten Brothers, Oct. 20
  • The Hot Sardines, Oct. 23
  • Kurt Elling Quintet, Oct. 30
  • Bela Fleck & Abigail Washburn, Nov. 6
  • Maceo Parker, Nov. 13
  • Dee Dee Bridgewater & Memphis Soulphony, Feb. 12
  • Philobolus – Big Five-Oh, March 26

Hattiloo Theatre

  • “Now I Am Alone,” Aug. 13-Sept 5
  • “Marie and Rosetta,” Oct. 1-24
  • “A Holiday Juke Joint,” Nov. 26-Dec. 19
  • “The Mountain Top,” Jan. 21-Feb. 13
  • “Tumbling Down,” March 11-April 3
  • “Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill,” April 16
  • “Porgy & Bess,” May 20-June 12

IRIS Orchestra At GPAC

  • IRIS Orcherstra Strings, Oct. 16
  • Zlatomir Fung, cello, Nov. 20
  • Jeffery Kahane, piano/conductor, Jan. 29
  • Inon Barnatan, piano and Alon Goldstein, piano, March 5
  • Awadagin Pratt, piano, April 23

IRIS At The Brooks

  • IRIS Ensembles, Oct. 17
  • Zlatomir Fung, cello, Nov. 21
  • Jeffery Kahane, piano, Jan. 30
  • IRIS Ensembles, April 24

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Orion Free Music Concerts series

  • Nick Black, Sept. 3
  • Occupy the Shell, Sept. 4
  • Don Bryant, featuring the Bo-Keys, Sept. 10
  • Big Ass Truck, Sept 11
  • Marcella Simien, Sept. 17
  • WLOK Stone Soul Picnic, Sept. 18
  • Chinese Connection Dub Embassy, Sept. 24
  • Reba Russell & Susan Marshall, Sept. 25
  • Sensational Barnes Brothers, Oct. 1
  • Stax Almuni Band, Oct. 2
  • Country Blues Festival Presents: Blind Mississippi Morris, Oct. 8
  • Dale Watson, Oct. 9
  • Cameron Bethany, Oct. 15
  • Detective Bureau, Oct. 16
  • Acting Natural, Oct. 22
  • Tropical Fusion Latin Band, Oct. 23
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Memphis Symphony Orchestra

  • MSO at the Botanic Garden, Sept. 25
  • The Sibelius Violin Concerto, Oct. 9-10 (Cannon Center for the Performing Arts)
  • Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto 2021, Nov. 6-7 (Cannon Center for the Performing Arts)
  • Magic of Memphis! Dec. 11 (Cannon Center for the Performing Arts)
  • Handel’s Messiah, Dec. 21 (Germantown United Methodist Church), Dec. 22 (Lindenwood Christian Church) and (Maples Methodist United Church), Dec. 23
  • Schubert’s “Unfinished” Symphony Jan. 22 (Cannon Center for the Performing Arts) and Jan. 23 (Germantown United Methodist Church)
  • Orchestra Unplugged: Hallelujah Handel! Jan. 27-28 (Halloran Centre)
  • Wagner’s Tristan and Isolde, Feb. 11 (Crosstown Theater) Feb. 13 (Germantown United Methodist Church)
  • Vaughan-Williams Fantasia, March 4 (Crosstown Theater) and March 6 (Germantown United Methodist Church)
  • Beethoven’s 9th: “Ode to Joy,” March 26-27 (Cannon Center for the Performing Arts)
  • Orchestra Unplugged: Secret of Strings, April 7-8 (Halloran Centre)
  • Kalena Bovell Conducts Beethoven, April 29 (Crosstown Theater) and May 1 (Germantown United Methodist Church)
  • Orchestra Unplugged: Considering Matthew Shepard, May 5-6 (Halloran Centre)
  • Symphony in the Gardens 2022, May 8 (Dixon Gardens)
  • Rhapsody in Blue with Conrad Tao, May 14-15 (Cannon Center for the Performing Arts)

Playhouse on the Square/Circuit Playhouse/Theaterworks @ The Square

  • “Days of Rage,” Aug. 20-Sept 19 (POTS)
  • “The Lifespan of a Fact,” Sept. 17-Oct. 10 (Circuit Playhouse)
  • “Little Shop of Horrors,” Nov. 12-Dec. 22 (POTS)
  • “The Toymaker’s Apprentice,” Nov. 19-Dec. 22 (Circuit Playhouse)
  • “To All a Good Night: A Holiday Cabaret,” Nov. 26-Dec. 22 (Circuit Playhouse)
  • “The Goodby Levee, June 14-30 Theaterworks @ The Square
  • “May We All,” Jan. 21-Feb. 20 (POTS)
  • “Torch Song,” Jan. 28-Feb. 13 (Circuit Playhouse)
  • “A Doll’s House Parts 1 & 2,” March 18-April 10 (Circuit Playhouse)
  • “Smokey Joe’s Café,” April 29-May 29 (POTS)
  • “Mississippi Goddamn,” May 13-June 5 (Circuit Playhouse)
  • “A Closer Walk with Patsy Cline,” June 17- July 17 (Circuit Playhouse)
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Theatre Memphis

Lohrey Stage

  • “Hello, Dolly!” Aug. 27-Sept. 19
  • “Sherlock’s Last Case,” Oct. 15-31
  • “A Christmas Carol,” 44th annual production, Dec. 3-23
  • “Our Town,” Jan. 14-30
  • “La Cage aux Folles,” March 4-27
  • “You Can’t Take It with You,” April 22-May 8
  • “Ragtime,” June 3-26

Next Stage

  • “The Secret Garden,” Sept. 24-Oct. 10
  • “Urinetown the Musical,” Nov. 5-20
  • “American Son,” Feb. 4-20
  • “Cicada,” April 1-16

Orpheum/Halloran Center

  • Otis Redding III, Aug. 7
  • William Bell, Aug. 27
  • Max Weinberg’s Jukebox, Sep 28
  • Mike Farris, Oct 22
  • Garry Goin Presents A Tribute to Ray Parker Jr., Nov 20
  • AJ, Croce, Dec 10
  • Lucie Arnaz, Jan 15
  • Larry Raspberry & the Highsteppers, Feb 5
  • Garry Goin Presents A Tribute to Gospel Music featuring Danny Cosby & Ephie Johnson, March 5.
  • Wendy Moten, April 2

Illusion Series

  • Mike Super – Magic & Illusion, Jan 21
  • Jason Bishop, Feb 25
  • VITALY – An Evening of Wonders, March 19
  • Robert Moody presents: The Orchestra Unplugged
  • Hallelujah Handel! Jan 27-28
  • The Secrets of Strings, April 7-8
  • Considering Matthew Shepard, May 5-6

Coming:

Ballet Memphis, Opera Memphis and the Tennessee Shakespeare Co. will announce their new seasons soon.

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