The seating is tight so if you can get on a aisle do so. The 1st or 2nd seating is good. Bathrooms are at a minim so go before the show starts.
If you have not been to a restored a Vaudeville Theatre this is the one to see. We were there recently for the International Blues Challenge sponsored by the Blues Foundation and the theatre is magnificent! The original design has been fully restored with the craftmanship of a bygone era. The gold leaf on the arched ceiling is breath-taking and... More
I just recently visited the Orpheum for the first time to see Wicked. What a marvelous old theater. I was just amazed. The people working the event were just fantastic, so helpful and friendly. The show was incredible. The atmosphere was majestic.
I brought my wife here to see wicked, it was for valentines day. When we first arrived we had to wait in the foyer with about 50 plus people. I was told they would open the doors at 7:00 Why not open the doors and let us go through to get beverages....etc. Then we purchase items and go up to... More
A photographer that was hired to help promote the city's history. Through this independent company they asked Andrea and I to go to the blues festival at the orpheum theater. Absolutely amazing performances but unfortunately I'm here to tell about the theater. It is a Proscenium stage (picture frame) with two levels of seating. Very spacious with carpet flooring. That... More
Saw Wicked opening night at the Orpheum. Great show, great cast. The Orpheum is an attraction in itself, very ornate. Seats are comfortable, but leg room is tight if you are over 6 feet tall. The place could use more bathrooms.
The theatre is nicer than one a that can be found in other cities across the state of TN. With it's history and architecture, definitely sets. I went and saw the touring production of Memphis in April of 2013. We encountered a problem upon arriving. Apparently the seats we had bought were sold multiple times via ticketmaster so we were... More
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