In the City

McCoy Theatre to Offer Free Season

McCoy’s 38th season includes three plays, along with four events ranging from shows by the Rhodes Theatre Guild to the 14th Annual Memphis Children’s Theatre Festival. The next performance is  “Fabulation Or, The Re-Education of Undine” running  Nov. 9-10 and 15-18.
Performance at the McCoy Theatre

Dr. Joy Brooke Fairfield Stars in LIZZIE: The Musical with New Moon Theatre Company

Dr. Joy Brooke Fairfield, assistant professor of theatre, stars in the ensemble cast of LIZZIE: The Musical with New Moon Theatre Company through Oct. 28. 

The rock musical is based off the story of Lizzie Borden, a woman accused of the brutal axe murders of her father and stepmother in Massachusetts in the late 1800s. Borden, who was the prime suspect in the murders, was tried in the case, which gained national media attention, and was eventually acquitted. 

Joy Brooke Fairfield in LIZZIE: The Musical with New Moon Theatre Company

Rhodes College Hosts Jazz Night at the Levitt Shell

Rhodes College and the Mike Curb Institute for Music hosted Rhodes Jazz Night at The Levitt Shell on Sept. 15 as part of Family Weekend celebrations. The annual event featured acts like legendary Memphis jazz vocalist Joyce Cobb, the Rhodes Faculty Players, the Rhodes Jazz Band, and the Stax Academy Jazz Ensemble.
outdoor amphitheater at dusk