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Orpheum Theater

Address: 203 South Main Street, Memphis, TN 38103 (Downtown)
Phone Number: 901-525-7800
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Ranked #6 of 167 things to do in Memphis
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Theaters, Architectural buildings, Sights & Landmarks, Theater & Concerts
Owner description: Beautiful theater holds musical and stage performances.
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Type: Theaters, Architectural buildings, Sights & Landmarks, Theater & Concerts
Hours:
Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Owner description: Beautiful theater holds musical and stage performances.

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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

I've been to this theatre for Wicked, the blue man group & tonight, Lion King. Not a bad seat in the house, even in the nose bleed section. Beautiful theatre. Broadway quality shows.

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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015 NEW

Saw the Lion King at the Orpheum during my trip. Beautiful theatre with comfortable seats and fair amount of space. All the staff were really friendly. A lady callasped whilst i was there and was overwhelmed with support she was given. The Lion King production was just Fantastic, a definate must see show.

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Minnesota
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015 NEW

The Orpheum Theater in Memphis is a beautiful, historic theater! I'm thrilled I stopped here on my road trip to see a performance of The Lion King. The staff was very helpful and kind. I loved that they have plastic cups with lids for purchase so that you can take your beverages into the theater with you. Sat front row... More 

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Tupelo, United States
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

This was the first trip for my boys to the Orpheum. They were immediately taken by how ornate and beautiful it is. I'm so proud to see shows like The Lion King being secured by The Orpheum. My advice for newcomers: It took a visit or two for me to best know how to maneuver the bathrooms during the intermissions.... More 

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21 reviews 21 reviews
4 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

We have season tickets and always enjoy going to shows at the Orpheum. They are replacing some seats to allow for more room ( a good thing). We have attended a variety of events there (movies, Broadway series, circ de sole, holiday concerts) and have really enjoyed the venue.

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Memphis, Tennessee
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17 reviews 17 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Great Plays !!!! You will not regret spending the money to go here. We saw War Horse there and it was amazing !!!!!

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Seattle, Washington
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25 reviews 25 reviews
18 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Though I did visit the Orpheum for regular productions, it was the summer movie series that always got me excited! From classics to contemporary blockbusters, it's always fun to watch a movie amid the classical backdrop of the Orpheum Theater. As to be expected the price on refreshments is price prohibitive for most so eat first or after!

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Memphis, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I have attended many events at the Orpheum, including Broadway Plays and Musicals. The last event was the Lion King. We had excellent seats in the orchestra section, but I have had reserved seats in almost all sections of the theatre. I have no complaints about the seating, just the seats themselves. They are very uncomfortable, no matter where you... More 

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Prince George, Canada
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182 reviews 182 reviews
36 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

We saw the Broadway touring company Lion King and it was fantastic. The theater is a wonderful place to attend shows or concerts. The seating makes it easy to see and is comfortable. The décor is remarkable and very ornate. We will return every chance we get.

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Olive Branch, Mississippi
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Beautiful theater in downtown Memphis that carries a strong selection of shows. With lots of parking, the river and great food within walking distance - this is a great date night location. Go enjoy a show.

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