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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 #3 of 61 Activities in Memphis
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Architectural Buildings, Theaters, Theater & Concerts, Sights & Landmarks
Owner description: Beautiful theater holds musical and stage performances.
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Type: Architectural Buildings, Theaters, Theater & Concerts, Sights & Landmarks
Hours:
Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Owner description: Beautiful theater holds musical and stage performances.

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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20 reviews 20 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

great old theater. music all day, great sound, good sight lines from almost all seats, beer and snacks a little pricey.

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West Memphis
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

I really do! I love this place! I've seen over a dozen shows here. It is so ornate and beautiful compared to the theaters on Broadway. They even allow wine and other drinks inside the theater with purchase of a souvenir sippy cup. The only disappointment could be the lack of rise in the orchestra seating area. If you get... More 

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Memphis, Tennessee
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29 reviews 29 reviews
13 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

This is a really cool old building that used to be a "movie palace" way back in the 1900s. Touring Broadway shows come here, as do comedians and music acts. The acoustics here aren't great, unless you sit in certain seats, such as those near or above the sound board. The lobby is beautiful and grand. One of the best... More 

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32 reviews 32 reviews
15 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Nice theatre, watch 2 Elvis films Jailhouse Rock and Viva Las Vegas in there great to watch with all your friends.

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Brisbane, Australia
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70 reviews 70 reviews
35 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

I love how maintained the Orpheum sign is. When it is lit it gives off the most gorgeous photo opportunity!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

As we were on a family vacation we were able to stop by to watch a Cirque Du Soleil show here. Our tickets were on the first level in the mid right. We had a solid view to see and hear with no problems. Before the show started my son and went to explore. We didn't realize how large the... More 

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Memphis, Tennessee, United States
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4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

There is not a bad seat in the house at the Orpheum. Historic, comfortable, good acoustics. Always a pleasure attending a show at the Orpheum

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Alamo, Tennessee
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Our family loves the Orpheum. We attend several performances each year and they never disappoint. If you love theater and especially musicals you will enjoy the Orpheum.

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Charleston, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

Such a gem in this town. The experience is fantastic from the moment you walk up to the doors. Attended several performances when I lived there and I don't remember one bad one.

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Chesterfield, Missouri
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48 reviews 48 reviews
21 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

We went to a performance of the nutcracker. It was very warm in the theatre, but the sound was wonderful as well as the ballet. It was really beautiful.

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