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There will be hundreds of art experiences in Memphis this coming season. That means something for everyone.

A few highlights are “On Golden Pond,” at Playhouse on the Square; “Urban Nativity,” at Hattiloo Theatre; “Mamma Mia!” at Theatre Memphis; “Romeo and Juliet,” at Opera Memphis; and Los Lobos at the Bartlett Performing Arts and Convention Center.

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

Ballet Memphis

“Romeo and Juliet,” Oct. 12-13 and 18-20. (Playhouse on the Square).

“Nutcracker,” Dec.12-15 (Orpheum).

Arts August 2019

Ballet Memphis' season opener Sept. 8

Winter Mix at Ballet Memphis, Feb. 14-16 and 21-23.

Cinderella, April 17. (Orpheum).

Bartlett Performing Arts and Conference Center

Music by the Lake, May 10 -June 14.

“Hotel California,” Sep. 22.

Marc Cohn, Oct. 5.

“Steve Trash: Eulogy is Awesome,” Oct. 12

“Get Happy- Angela Ingersoll sing Judy Garland,” Oct. 18

“The Girl Who Swallowed a Cactus,” Nov. 3.

Los Lobos, Nov. 9.

Sandi Patty, Dec. 11.

“Angelina Ballerina – A Very Merry Holiday Musical,” Dec. 14.

Marty Haggard – A Tribute to Merle Haggard, My Dad, Jan. 17.

A.J. Groce – Groce Plays Croce, Feb. 1.

“Robin – The Ultimate Robin Williams Experience,” Feb. 8.

“Janice the Griot – Harriet Tubman,” Feb. 9.

Shawn Mullins, Feb. 22.

Gaelic Storm, Feb. 27.

“Bye Bye Birdie” – Youth Theatre, March 13 – 15.

Bartlett Community Concert Band, March 27.

Trudy Lynn, Mach 28.

Rodney Crowell, April 3.

“Remember When Rock was Young,” April 17.

Red Molly, April 25.

Steel Magnolias, May 1-3.

Buckman Arts Center at St. Mary’s School

Iris DeMent, Sep. 15.

Catapult Shadow Dance Theater, Sep. 29.

August Arts 2019

Zimbabwe’s Nobuntu at the Buckman

Zimbabwe’s Nobuntu, Oct. 20.

Leo Kottke, Nov. 2.

An Evening with Gaby Moreno, Jan. 17, 2020.

Popovich Comedy Pet Theater, Jan. 23, 2020.

Swedish Jam Factory, Jan. 31, 2020.

Dirty Dozen Brass Band, Feb. 9, 2020.

The Flying Karamazov Brothers, March 29, 2020.

An Evening with Oleta Adams, April 18, 2020.

Collierville Arts Council Roald Dahl’s: “Matilda the Musical,” Sep. 13 – 22.

“Miracle on 34th Street,” Dec. 7 – 15.

The Complete Works of William Shakespeare abridged, Feb. 14– 23, 2020.

“Mamma Mia,” July 10 - 19, 2020.

DeSoto Family Theatre in Southaven

“The Miracle Worker,” Sep. 6 - 15.

“High School Musical, Jr.” Oct. 18 – 27.

“A Christmas Story: The Musical,” Dec. 13 – 22.

“Mulan, Jr.” Feb. 14 – 23.

“Into The Woods,” March 27 –April 5.

Germantown Community Theatre

“Guys and Dolls, Jr.,” Aug. 2-18.

“Barefoot in the Park,” Sep. 13- 29.

“Baskerville,” Oct. 28 – Nov. 10.

“The Best Christmas Pageant Ever: The Musical,” Dec. 6 – 22.

“Next to Normal,” Jan. 31 – Feb. 16.

“Driving Miss Daisy,” March 14 – 29.

“GCT Cabaret,” April 10 – 19.

“Motherhood: The Musical,” May 8 – 24.

Germantown Performing Arts Center

American Music Series

An Evening with Sutton Foster, Oct. 4.

Bela Fleck & The Fleckstones, Nov. 23.

Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder, Jan. 18.

Ms. Lisa Fischer and Grand Baton, Feb. 1.

Jazz Series

Eliane Elias, Oct. 19.

The Stanley Clarke Band, Jan. 11.

Spyro Gyra, Feb. 8.

Georgia on my mind: Celebrating the music of Ray Charles, Feb. 29.

Center Stage Series

The Silkroad Ensemble, Nov. 9.

College Dance Collective, Feb. 22 - 23, 2020.

Pilobolus – Shadowland: The New Adventure, March 28, 2020.

Hattiloo Theatre

“Jelly’s Last Jam,” Aug. 9 – Sep. 1.

“Between Riverside & Crazy,” Sep. 27 – Oct. 20.

“Eclipsed,” Oct. 11 – Nov. 10.

“Urban Nativity,” Nov. 22 – Dec. 15.

“Detroit 67,” Jan. 17 – Feb. 9.

IRIS Orchestra

Zuckerman Trio Special Event, Dec. 8. (Brooks Museum).

Saturday Series – GPAC

Garrick Ohlsson, piano. Oct. 12.

Pinchas Zukerman, violin, Amanda Forsythe, cello, & Angela Cheng, piano. Dec. 7.

Conrad Tao, piano & composition. Jan. 25.

Anne-Akiko Meyers, violin. March 7.

Nancy Zhou, violin. May 2, 2020.’

Sunday Series – Brooks Museum

Garrick Ohlsson, piano. Oct. 13.

Conrad Tao, piano & composition. Jan 26.

Anne-Akiko Meyers, violin. March 8.

Nancy Zhou, violin. May 3.

Women in the Pit,” Feb. 28 – March 22.

Levitt Shell

Stone Soul Picnic (special schedule 12 p.m.-7 p.m.) Aug. 31 --

Shell Yeah! Jason Isbell & the 400 Unit (ticketed event, show 9/6 at 8 p.m.)

Rob Baird Sept. 12

Opera Memphis Sept. 13

The Dip Sept. 14

Wealthy West Sept. 15

Los Colognes Sept. 19

Jack Oblivian & Some Sheiks Sept. 20

Sam Lewis Sept. 21

Aztec Sun Sept. 22

Yola Carter Sept. 26

The War & Treaty 9/27

Rhodes College Night (featuring Charlie Wood) Sept. 28

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U of M Wind ensemble at Levitt Shell in Sept.

Rudi Scheidt School of Music Sept. 29

Trout Steak Revival Oct. 3

Shell Yeah! Ben Folds (ticketed event, show Oct 4 at 8 p.m.).

Daz Rinko Oct. 5

Boulevards Oct. 6

Red Baraat Oct. 10

Reverend Horton Heat Oct. 11

Family Show (10a.m.) Oct. 12

Film: Nightmare Before Christmas Oct. 12

Madisen Ward & the Mama Bear Oct. 13

Memphis Symphony Orchestra Masterworks

Masterworks

“Scheherezade,” Oct. 28 – 29. David Neely, guest conductor. (Cannon Center for the Performing Arts).

The Three B’S! Bach, Beethoven & Brahms, Nov. 23 – 24. Robert Moody, conductor. (Cannon Center for the Performing Arts).

Mahler and Marimba! Featuring Zuri Wells & Mary Wilson, Jan. 18 – 19 – Robert Moody, conductor. (Cannon Center for the Performing Arts).

“The Firebird” Feb. 29/March 1 – Robert Moody, conductor. (Cannon Center for the Performing Arts).

“Don Quixote and Man of La Mancha,” March 21 – 22 – Robert Moody, conductor. (Cannon Center for the Performing Arts).

“Carmina Burana!” With the MSO Chorus and ORFF Children’s Choir, April 25 - 26, – Robert Moody, conductor. (Cannon Center for the Performing Arts).

Memphis POPS!

Rock & Soul, Oct.12. Kalena Bovell, conductor.

Magic of Memphis Holiday Spectacular, Dec 21 – 22. Robert Moody and Kalena Bovell, conductors. (Cannon Center for the Performing Arts).

Amy Grant: Jan. 25 – Kalena Bovell, conductor. (Cannon Center for the Performing Arts).

“Rhapsody in Blue,” April 18 – Robert Moody, conductor. (Cannon Center for the Performing Arts).

Paul and Linnea Bert’s Classic Accents

“Beethoven’s 4th” and “Mozart’s 21st”, Nov. 9 – 10. Christopher Ward, guest conductor. (Harris Concert Hall, University of Memphis).

Vivaldi and Piazzola Four Seasons, Feb. 22 - 23, – Harvey Felder, conductor. (Harris Concert Hall, University of Memphis).

Ravel, Bizet, and Mahler!, May 16 - 17– Robert Moody, conductor. (Harris Concert Hall, University of Memphis).

Stained Glass Series

Music of Thompson Gjielo, Forrest and Vaughan Williams, Nov. 2. (Christ Methodist Church).

Handel’s “Messiah,” Dec. 5 – 6. Robert Moody, Conductor. (Lindenwood Christian Church).

New Day Children’s Theatre “The Adam’s Family,” Aug. 2 – 4.

“Big Fish – A new Broadway Musical,” Oct. 25 – Nov. 3.

Opera Memphis

Jesse Norman, opera singer

Jesse Norman sings with Opera Memphis at the Cannon Center

30 Days of Opera, Sep. 1-30.

Jessye Norman in Concert, Sep. 28.

Magically Mozart, Oct. 6.

Opera Goes to Broadway, Nov. 1 – 3.

A Victorian Holiday, Dec 13- 14; 20 – 21.

“Suor Angelica & Gianni Schicchi,” Feb. 14 – 15.

“CosÌ Fan Tutte,” March 28/April 4.

Midtown Opera Festival, March 23 – April 5.

Playhouse on the Square/ Circuit Playhouse/Pots@TheWorks

“Kinky Boots,” Aug. 9 – Sep. 1. (POTS).

“The Humans,” Aug. 23 – Sep. 8 (Circuit Playhouse) .

“On Golden Pond,” Sep. 20 – Oct. 6 (POTS).

“Head over Heels,” Oct. 4 – Oct. 27 (Circuit Playhouse).

“Peter Pan,” Nov. 15 –Dec. 29 (POTS) .

“Junie B. Jones: The Musical,” Nov. 22 – Dec. 22 (Circuit Playhouse).

“The 12 Dates of Christmas,” Nov. 29 – Dec. 22 (Circuit Playhouse).

“When We Get Good Again,” Jan. 10 – Jan. 26 (POTS@TheWorks).

“Memphis: The Musical,” Jan. 17 – Feb. 7 (POTS).

“Indecent,” Jan. 24 – Feb. 16 (Circuit Playhouse).

“The Book of Will,” March 6 – 22 (POTS).

“Ain’t Misbehavin’: The Fats Waller Musical,” March 13 – April 5 (Circuit Playhouse).

“School House Rock, live!” March 14 – April 4 (Circuit Playhouse).

“Days of Rage,” April 17 – May 10 (Circuit Playhouse).

“Little Shop Horrors,” May 1 – 24 (POTS).

“Mississippi Goddamn,” June 5 – 28 (Circuit Playhouse).

“Something Rotten,” June 19 – July 12 (POTS).

“St. Paulie’s Delight,” July 10 – 26 (POTS@TheWorks).

Theatre Memphis Lohrey Stage

“Mamma Mia!” Aug. 16 – Sep. 8.

“Cats,” Oct. 11 – Nov. 3.

“A Christmas Carol,” Dec. 6 – 23. Next Stage

“Little Women,” July 10 – 21. (Wednesday – Sunday).

“A Few Good Men,” Sep. 13 – 29.

“Ruthless! The Musical,” Nov 8 – 23.

TheatreWorks

Show times and dates are subject to change. For information about productions visit theatreworksmemphis.org

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