MEMPHIS – Playhouse on the Square will offer a series of holiday entertainment called Welcome to Show Row.
Productions will begin with “Little Shop of Horrors” from November 11 through December 31. 22 at Playhouse on the Square, 66 S. Cooper St.
The musical, written by Howard Ashman with music and lyrics by Alan Menken, follows the story of Seymour, an employee in love with a flower shop, who discovers a new plant and hopes to use it to attract the attention from the love of his life, Audrey.
The performances will take place from Thursday to Saturday with a curtain of 8 p.m. Sunday mornings will have a 2 p.m. curtain. A paid performance is scheduled for November 18.
Martin McGeachy’s “The Toymaker’s Apprentice” will be the second installment in the series. The children’s game features a competition between two young people who are determined to become the toymaker’s next apprentice.
Production will take place from November 11 to December 11. 22, at Circuit Playhouse, 51 S. Cooper St.
The performances will take place from Thursday to Saturday with a curtain at 7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday mornings will have curtains at 2 p.m. A paid performance is scheduled for November 25.
“To all a good night: a vacation cabaret” designed and produced by Lar’Juanette Williams will run from November 26 to December 31. 22, also at the Circuit Playhouse.
This third installment in the series is a partnership with the Memphis Black Arts Alliance and features the songs and talents of black artists and their contributions to holiday music.
It will feature a variety of mid-southern talent.
To all, a good night will take place on Thursday and Friday evenings at 10 p.m. and on Saturday and Sunday evenings at 7 p.m. A la carte performance is scheduled for December 2.
Playhouse on the Square sits at 32% capacity and follows local COVID-19 mitigation protocols, as suggested by the Shelby County Department of Health.
The special opening weekend price for each production will be $ 27.