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Orpheum Theater

203 South Main Street, Memphis, TN 38103 (Downtown)
901-525-7800
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Ranked #7 of 86 Attractions in Memphis
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Theaters, Architectural Buildings
Description: Beautiful theater holds musical and stage performances.
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Memphis, Tennessee
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 NEW

An amazing theater. This place is the example that other theaters should follow. It is soooooo beautiful and the shows are great!

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Brooklyn, New York
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9 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

We went to see an old Elvis movie here. It's a huge, old fashioned theater. Very ornate. Nice. They don't make theaters like this anymore.

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

The venue was simply beautiful. Had a wonderful time and had purchased great seats. The Orchestra level seats provided an excellent view.

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Memphis, Tennessee, United States
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

This is a wonderful theater to go to in Memphis! It has been refurbished to its grand old style. The interior is full of beautiful walls with wonderful detail in gold as the most wonderful actors of the past (and now today) came to perform. Off stage the equipment would rival any modern stage. So, all performances are superb and... More

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43 reviews 43 reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

The Orpheum consistently provides one of the premier entertainment experiences in Memphis. On a recent visit we again enjoyed the splendor of Southern hospitality while enjoying a great show. The setting and decor takes you back to the days where the theatre was an event to remember and not merely just another show. The acoustics are terrific, staff is attentive... More

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Memphis, Tennessee
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

The Orpheum is a showplace all on its own - and when you add great performances it is a real winner. The seats are a little cramped, but this is an old theater - built when we were all a little smaller - and the theater itself is so beautiful with all of the intricate gold leaf and carvings, plus... More

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Quitman
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59 reviews 59 reviews
14 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

We saw Crosby, Stills and Nash here. It is a small venue, 2400 people but a great place to see a concert. The theater is rich with history.

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International Falls, MN
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

This great old attraction is splendid. A "must see" for it's elegance and grace. It is a historical site and close to so much. If you don't have enough time to tour it or take in some entertainment, then I suggest you take a trolley ride through the "loop" and at least ride by. It's nice outside, too!

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Aiken, SC
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44 reviews 44 reviews
6 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

The Orpheum is a beautiful old theater. We were there during Elvis Week for the Ultimate ETA Competition, and the screening of "That's the Way it Is" -- the acoustics were good, the building interior is beautiful. I appreciated the restroom facilities downstairs for women, with many many stalls and employees there to assist with keeping the line moving!

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Liverpool
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

We saw Ray Lamontagne here at the end of July and sat in the circle. The theatre is unbelievably beautiful. I have never seen anything like it on quite such a scale. The seating is beautiful and the framing of the stage is magnificent. The entrance to the theatre is authentic and grand, a great place to have a drink... More

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