Bring out your lawn chairs for free blues music every Tuesday night this summer at The Tower Courtyard in Overton Square.
The Pulitzer Prize-Winning drama Disgraced opens August 19th at The Circuit Playhouse. Amir Kapoor, a Muslim-American lawyer, and his wife, Emily, an artist influenced by Islamic imagery, enjoy their comfortable life on New York's Upper East Side. When a co-worker and her husband come to dinner, what begins as polite table conversation explodes, leaving everyone's relationships and beliefs about race and identity irrevocably damaged. Disgraced challenges the audience to think about the purpose of faith, relationships between white and non-white races in contemporary America, and about the process and responsibilities of creating art.
On a small Greek island, Sophie dreams of a perfect wedding - a dream that includes her father giving her away. The problem? Sophie doesn’t know who he is! Sneaking a peek in her mother’s old diaries, she discovers three possible fathers. She secretly invites all three to the wedding, convinced that she’ll know her father when she sees him. But when all three turn up, it may not be as clear as she thought! Told through the legendary music of ABBA, Mamma Mia! has become a worldwide sensation that has audiences everywhere dancing.
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They had an elegant church ceremony, followed by a reception at the Atrium at Overton Square, an art-deco styled ballroom in the middle of midtown Memphis, their absolute favorite area of Memphis! The reception was kept light and airy with the venues many stained-glass windows, and small splashed of blue tied the decor into the wedding colors. Mary and Stuart share their wedding date with Mary’s parents, so they shared their first wedding toast as husband and wife with her parents!
Fall in Memphis is packed full of fun events and festivals. Here’s your guide to all of them, late August through early November.
Local was basically designed for large groups. The downstairs area features a number of long “community” tables that can seat up to 10. Upstairs, there are several casual seating areas with comfy chairs and couches as well as a cozy outdoor patio. You can even reserve a whole floor if you like. The menu is basic pub grub and there are often food specials.
Overton Square is a thriving retail, restaurant, excercise, and entertainment district in the heart of Midtown Memphis, TN.