Playhouse on the Square's 50th Anniversary Weekend
Circuit Playhouse, Inc. which includes Playhouse on the Square, The Circuit Playhouse, and NewWorks@TheatreWorks at the Square will celebrate its 50th Anniversary with a weekend of events November 15 to November 17, 2019. Doing things in a way only Memphis’ professional live theatre company can! Each day is designed for theatre alumni, donors, sponsors, subscribers, patrons, and students. In fact, all are welcome to enjoy and learn how, what started as a nomadic theatre troupe, has developed into a vibrant theatre company supporting local professional theatre for a half century.
Playhouse on the Square Alumni Night - Friday, November 15, 2019
Relive the glory years and enjoy an evening in “Old Playhouse” with your friends, staff, and company members from the past 50 years. The scene shop, dressing rooms, stage, auditorium, and CPI’s former offices are open for tours and memories. There will be a reception with live entertainment by Bueler’s Day Off in The Memphian Room, hosted by Heart and Soul Catering. $50
BBQ & Bus Tour - Saturday, November 16, 2019
Playhouse on the Square’s newest location still has that new car smell and we want to share it with you. Take a personal tour of our new facility with Founder, Jackie Nichols and Executive Producer, Michael Detroit.
Take a bus tour down memory lane and find all the buildings and Memphis landmarks that Playhouse on the Square and The Circuit Playhouse once called home. Food and drink provided by Central BBQ. $10
Circuit Playhouse, Inc. First-Ever Anniversary Gala - Saturday, November 16, 2019
Playhouse has always known how to throw a party! For this once in a lifetime occasion, they have gone all out! Join them at Minglewood Hall, 1555 Madison Avenue, for a formal gala toasting the past and celebrating the future of live theatre in Memphis and the Mid-South.
Jackie Nichols - Founder, Playhouse on the Square
Michael Detroit - Executive Producer, Circuit Playhouse, Inc.
The Circuit Playhouse, Inc. Emeritus Board - Buck Clark, Nino Shipp, Gene Katz, & Representative Steve Cohen, United States Congress
& More to be Announced!
Live Entertainment by recording artist Brennan Villines, recently featured on Fox’s The Four and NBC’s The Voice.
Special Appearances by Mary Hollis Inboden, of Lifetime’s American Princess and award-winning playwright/actor Evan Linder. Linder’s play Byhalia, Mississippi was recently honored with a three-week engagement at The Kennedy Center.
Playhouse on the Square Presents Peter Pan Family Day - Sunday, November 17, 2019
The cast of Peter Pan invites you and your family to an interactive tour of Neverland. Young audiences will learn “I Won’t Grow Up” with Peter Pan; learn to sword fight with Captain Hook, and much more! Take photos with the cast onstage, purchase one-of-a-kind souvenirs, and even participate in a crocodile race. Lunch provided by Huey’s Burgers and Brews. $10