Playhouse On The Square

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Playhouse On The Square
Detail Most shows last approximately 2 hours.
Detail Appropriate for All Ages
Playhouse On The Square Schedule Schedule
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Upcoming Schedule:
Dec
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8:00 PM
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2:00 PM
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20
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8:00 PM
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2:00 PM
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28
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8:00 PM
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29
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2:00 PM
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8:00 PM
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Experience the best of the theater industry during your next trip to Memphis, TN at the Playhouse on the Square!

This immaculate and expansive theater house is home to some of the greatest productions that Memphis has ever seen. Just a few of the notable plays that have performed here include Peter Pan and Dreamgirls. Those who love theater are bound to have a blast with some of their favorites performed by talented locals.

The theater itself is beautiful, featuring a very sleek and modern look from the outside. Then, once guests step inside its walls, they'll be able to take in the true atmosphere of this sprawling theater. The theater is comprised of more than 340 seats arranged in a stadium style for great views no matter where you are sitting. There's also an orchestra pit and balcony with boxes including a rooftop terrace for mingling.

The real jewel of this theater, though, is the shows that are put on there. The Playhouse on the Square has its own troupe of professional actors who are sure to put on a fantastic show.  Each of them pours passion and dedication into their roles, truly creating a captivating event for those who attend. 

2019 Shows at the Playhouse Theater:

  • Matilda (June 27 - July 14, 2019)
    Follow the astounding story of Matilda, a telekinetic girl who uses her abilities to stand up against a cast full of cruel adults, from her parents to the headmistress of her school. This play is based on the classic tale from beloved children's author, Roald Dahl. 
  • Kinky Boots (August 9 - September 1, 2019)
    Enjoy amazing talent and an original score by the talented legend Cyndi Lauper with Kinky Boots! This musical follows the story of Charlie and his new inheritance - a shoe factory. It's up to Charlie to restore the factory to its previous glory and avoid being shut down. Joined by Lola, a high-heel-wearing drag queen and cabaret performer, Charlie's adventures are sure to entertain. 
  • On Golden Pond (September 20 - October 6, 2019)
    Follow the story of Norman and Ethel Thayer, a charming couple in the midst of their 'golden years'. With an old house on the lake to their name, this couple must navigate a growing relationship and the process of growing older themselves. 

There are so many amazing shows to see during each season held at the Playhouse on the Square. Enjoy some awesome local Memphis, TN theater with these unforgettable performances. 
 

Peter Pan
Available 12/14/2019 until 12/29/2019
This longtime favorite comes to the Playhouse on the Square! At the Peter Pan show, visitors will follow the story of Michael, John, and Wendy as they are swept away by a magical boy named Peter and taken to Neverland. See the Lost Boys, Tinker Bell, and battle Captain Hook during this fun play. The show runs from November 15th until December 29th of 2019.
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Memphis
Available 1/17/2020 until 2/8/2020
Enjoy an exciting musical at the Memphis show! This show runs from January 17th until February 8th of 2020 and follows the story of 1950s Memphis. Head downtown to see where Rock and Roll was born while following the story of one local lad and the love of his life. This musical features original lyrics by David Bryan and Joe Dipietro.
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The Book of Will
Available 3/6/2020 until 3/22/2020
From March 6th until March 22nd, 2020 at the Playhouse on the Square, guests can see the show The Book of Will. This follows the story of a group who want to revitalize Shakespeare and their path to reach this goal. The play was created by Lauren Gunderson.
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Little Shop of Horrors
Available 5/1/2020 until 5/24/2020
Little Shop of Horrors is a beloved play that is sure to provide an amazing time at the Playhouse on the Square! This original musical was written by both Howard Ashman and Alan Menken. Join Seymour, an unsuspecting floral shop worker as he cares for a blood-sucking plant. This play runs from May 1st until May 24th, 2020.
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Something Rotten
Available 6/19/2020 until 7/12/2020
From June 19th until July 12th of 2020, guests to the Playhouse on the Square will be treated to Something Rotten. This Broadway show has won a Tony Award and is sure to impress with a troupe of silly characters with a rivalry against William Shakespeare. The book was written by John O'Farrell and Karey Kirkpatrick and the original music was created by Karey & Wayne Kirkpatrick.
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Frequently Asked Questions for Playhouse On The Square:
  • Approximately how long is the Playhouse On The Square?
    Shows last approximately 2 hours.
  • In what theater is the show held?
    Playhouse on the Square.
  • What is the length of intermission at Playhouse On The Square?
    Intermission lasts approximately 15 minutes.
  • What type of parking do you have?
    The venue offers free parking.
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