Calendar - 2012


BM: Ballet Memphis
BPACC: Bartlett Performing Arts and Conference Center
CI: Concerts International
CP: Circuit Playhouse
DFT: DeSoto Family Theatre
GCT: Germantown Community Theatre
GPAC: Germantown Performing Arts Centre
HAT: The Hattiloo Theatre
IRIS: The IRIS Orchestra
MSO: Memphis Symphony Orchestra
OM: Opera Memphis
ORPH: The Orpheum
POTS: Playhouse on the Square
TM: Theatre Memphis
TSC: Tennessee Shakespeare Company

July 29-Oct. 14 Jonathan Green, Dixon Gallery and Gardens, 4339 Park Ave. 761-5250,

July 29-Oct. 14 Baucum Pottery, Dixon Gallery and Gardens, 4339 Park Ave. 761-5250,

Aug. 10-18 Elvis Week 35th Anniversary.

Aug. 14-18 Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest.

Aug. 16 Elvis 35th Anniversary Concert at FedExForum, 191 Beale St., 8 p.m. 205-1234,

Aug. 17-Sept. 9 POTS, "Legally Blonde,"

Aug. 18 DeltaCappella and RSVP Men's Chorus, A'cappella 101: A Study in Contrast," 7 pm, Germantown Performing Arts Centre,

Aug. 24 ORPH, Jerry Seinfeld, The Orpheum,

Aug. 24-Sept. 16 TM Lohrey Stage, "Fiddler on the Roof," 

Aug. 25 BPACC Showcase series, Rockapella, 8 pm,

Aug. 30-Sept. 16 HAT, "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf,"

Aug. 31-Sept. 23 CP, "Good People,"

Aug. 31-Sept. 9 Delta Fair & Music Festival, Agricenter International, 7777 Walnut Grove Rd.

Sept. 7 ORPH, Rickey Smiley with Joe Willie & The Deuteronomaires, The Orpheum,

Sept. 7-16 "Pride & Prejudice," DeSoto Family Theatre, 4560 Venture Dr., Southaven, (662) 280-6546,

Sept. 7 GPAC Main Stage, The Secret Sisters, 8 pm,

Sept. 8 BPACC Golden Dragon Acrobats, 8 pm,

Sept. 9 MSO at LeMoyne-Owen College free concert, 2 pm.

Sept. 12 Closing reception for "Alma Mater," a project and exhibition by Sheryl Oring and Dhanraj Emanuel, 11 am. Exhibition on display through Sept. 15. Art Museum of the University of Memphis, 

Sept. 13-16 BPACC TheatreStage series, "All in the Timing,"

Sept. 14 GPAC Main Stage, The Capitol Steps, 8 pm,

Sept. 14-30 GCT "Steel Magnolias" directed by Amy Hanford,

Sept. 14 MSO Paul & Linnea Bert Classic Accents chamber concert, "Beethoven 8," with Mei-Ann Chen conducting, 7:30 pm, Lindenwood Christian Church, 2400 Union Ave.

Sept. 18 BPACC Legend series, John Lithgow in "Stories By Heart," 8 pm,

Sept. 18-23 ORPH, "Billy Elliot the Musical," The Orpheum,

Sept. 21-Oct. 7 TM Next Stage, "Talley's Folly,"

Sept. 22 MSO First Tennessee Masterworks "Rachmaninoff & Mahler," with Mei-Ann Chen conducting, 8 pm Cannon Center,

Sept. 23 MSO First Tennessee Masterworks "Rachmaninoff & Mahler," with Mei-Ann Chen conducting, 2:30 pm Germantown Performing Arts Center,

Sept. 28 BPACC Showcase series, Richard Marx, 8 pm,

Sept. 28-Oct. 14 POTS, "Hot L Baltimore,"

Sept. 30 GPAC Main Stage, Chick Corea and Gary Burton with the Harlem String Quartet, 7 pm,

Sept. 30 MSO Symphony in the Gardens, with assistant conductor Conner Gray Covington, 5 pm, Dixon Gallery and Gardens,

Oct. 4-21 HAT, "Hurt Village,"

Oct. 5-28 CP, "Zombies from The Beyond,"

Oct. 6 BPACC Showcase series, Steve Lippia in "Simply Sinatra," 2:30 and 8 pm,

Oct. 7 GPAC Main Stage, "Sleeping Beauty" with storyteller David Gonzalez, 3 pm,

Oct. 9 CI, The American String Quartet, 7:30 pm, Buckman Performing Arts Center,

Oct. 12 BPACC DinnerStage series, A.J. Croce,

Oct. 12-28 TM Lohrey Stage, "Dangerous Liaisons,"

Oct. 13 IRIS "Schubert's Symphony, Unfinished and Immortal," with Michael Stern conducting, 8 pm, Germantown Performing Arts Center,

Oct. 13 MSO Pops Concert, "STAX! The Memphis Sound," with Booker T. Jones and the Soulsville Charter School musicians, 7:30 pm, Cannon Center,

Oct. 14 GPAC Main Stage, Cirque Chinois - National Circus of the People's Republic of China, 7 pm,

Oct. 16-21 ORPH, "Catch Me If You Can," The Orpheum,

Oct. 19-Nov. 4 New Moon Theatre, "Bug,"

Oct. 20-28 BM, "The River Project," Playhouse on the Square,

Oct. 21 GPAC Main Stage, Chucho Vald├ęs & The Afro-Cuban Messengers, 7 pm,

Oct. 22: MSO and Yo-Yo Ma in concert, with Mei-Ann Chen conducting, 7:30 pm, Cannon Center,

Oct. 26-Nov. 11 GCT "Twilight of the Gods" directed by Justin Asher,

Oct. 27 HAT "Mahalia," 3:30 and 7:30 pm, Germantown Performing Arts Centre,

Oct. 28-Jan. 20, 2013 "Louis, Louis, Louis: The Royal French Interior," Dixon Gallery and Gardens, 4339 Park Ave. 761-5250,

Nov. 1-4 Indie Memphis Film Festival,

Nov. 2-18 TM Next Stage, "Altar Boyz,"

Nov. 3 IRIS "Back with Bach," with Jennifer Koh and Jamie Laredo on violin, Michael Stern conducting, 8 pm, Germantown Performing Arts Center,

Nov. 3 BPACC Showcase series, Jimmy Webb, 8 pm,

Nov. 6 ORPH, "The Velveteen Rabbit," The Orpheum,

Nov. 8-18 BPACC TheatreKids Festival of One-Acts,

Nov. 8-18 HAT Black Box, "A Stroll Down Black Broadway, Part 1"

Nov. 9 OM, "La Boheme," 7:30 pm, Germantown Performing Arts Centre,

Nov. 11 OM, "La Boheme," 2 pm, Germantown Performing Arts Centre,

Nov. 13 CI, Aulos Ensemble, 7:30 pm, venue TBA,

Nov. 13-18 ORPH, Blue Man Group, The Orpheum,

Nov. 14 GPAC Main Stage, The Theater of Needless Talents - Spectrum Dance Theater, 7:30 pm,

Nov. 16-Dec. 30 POTS, "Annie,"

Nov. 17 MSO First Tennessee Masterworks "Shostakovich 5," with Carlos Miguel Prieto conducting, 8 pm Cannon Center,

Nov. 18 MSO First Tennessee Masterworks "Shostakovich 5," with Carlos Miguel Prieto conducting, 2:30 pm, Germantown Performing Arts Center,

Nov. 20 ORPH, "The True Story of the Three Little Pigs," The Orpheum,

Nov. 21 ORPH, Eddie Vedder, The Orpheum,

Nov. 23-Dec. 30 CP, "Twas the Night Before Christmas,"

Nov. 23-Dec. 30 CP, "The Santaland Diaries,"

Nov. 24 ORPH, Shaq's All-Star Comedy Jam with Capone, Tony Roberts, Michael Blackson, The Orpheum,

Nov. 29-Dec. 23 HAT, "If Scrooge Was a Brother,"

Nov. 30 BPACC Showcase series, Franc D'Ambrosio's "Christmas in New York," 8 pm,

Nov. 30-Dec. 2 BM, "Nutcracker," with Memphis Symphony Orchestra, The Orpheum,

Nov. 30-Dec. 9 DFT, "Annie," 4560 Venture Dr., Southaven, (662) 280-6546,

Nov. 30-Dec. 16 GCT, "The Best Christmas Pageant Ever" directed by Brandon Lawrence

Nov. 30-Dec. 23 TM Lohrey Stage, "A Christmas Carol,"

Dec. 2 DeltaCappella Annual Christmas Concert, Germantown Performing Arts Centre,

Dec. 4-16 ORPH, "Jersey Boys," The Orpheum,

Dec. 7 BPACC DinnerStage series, Tony Thomas Trio with Marcela Pinilla, 7 pm,

Dec. 7-9, New Ballet Ensemble, "Nut ReMix," Germantown Performing Arts Centre,

Dec. 8 MSO Pops Concert "Home for the Holidays," 2 pm and 7:30 pm, Cannon Center,

Dec. 8-22 HAT Children's Theatre, "The Nutcracker" (play),

Dec. 14 MSO "Memphis Messiah," benefitting the Orphanos Foundation, with William Skoog conducting, 7:30 pm, Cannon Center,

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