November is here which means that the holidays are just around the corner. Food, catching up, family traditions, the magic of the holidays can be so consuming. However, if you find yourself wishing for something new to do or a new tradition for your family, consider spreading holiday cheer at the theatre!
The Memphis Orpheum is a historic theatre that provides legendary performances, and this year is no different. Classic Christmas shows and even Tony-winning performances are lined up for this year.
Here is a full list of shows to consider catching this year:
How the Grinch Stole Christmas: The Musical
November 22 – November 27
Discover the magic of Dr. Seuss’ classic holiday tale as it comes to life on stage! Featuring hit songs “You’re A Mean One Mr. Grinch” and “Welcome Christmas,” The Grinch is a great family friendly show that makes all of our hearts grow 3 times its size.
Dear Evan Hansen
November 29 – December 04
Winner of 6 Tony Awards® including Best Musical and the 2018 Grammy Award, DEAR EVAN HANSEN is a deeply personal and profoundly contemporary musical about life and the way we live it. The Washington Post calls DEAR EVAN HANSEN “one of the most remarkable shows in musical theater history.”
Ballet Memphis presents The Nutcracker
December 16 – December 18
The magic of Ballet Memphis’ Nutcracker returns to the Orpheum Theatre! All of your favorite characters will make the holiday season joyful and bright as you enjoy our beautiful interpretation of this Christmas classic.
Drew and Ellie Holcomb’s Neighborly Christmas
A married couple from Nashville, Drew and Ellie come to Memphis just in time for a Christmas celebration! This one-night performance would make for a great date night or even just a way to celebrate the holidays with some music!
Mannheim Steamroller Christmas by Chip Davis
MANNHEIM STEAMROLLER CHRISTMAS by Chip Davis has been America’s favorite holiday tradition for over 35 years! Grammy Award winner Chip Davis has created a show that features Mannheim Steamroller Christmas classics in the distinctive Mannheim sound.
Visit orpheum-memphis.com for more information or to purchase tickets for any shows!