Chris Davis

Chris Davis is the theater-arts editor of the Memphis Flyer, and a regular contributor to Memphis magazine. He covers the Memphis theater on a daily basis at his “Intermission Impossible” blog on

Memphis Actress Irene Crist plans her last performance. more

Feb 27, 2017 10:00 AM Arts


Photo by Flickr user Drew McLellan

Memphis theaters produce an impressive slate of new and original work. more

Jan 25, 2017 2:00 PM The Memo

Here's a look at this season's offerings. more

Nov 1, 2016 1:00 PM The Memo

Cecelia Wingate can’t stop winning. more

Oct 10, 2016 12:00 PM Arts

Two works with deep Memphis roots are on show in New York and Chicago. more

Jul 27, 2016 2:00 PM The Memo

Andy Berke will speak at the 2016 edition of Memphis magazine's popular luncheon series. more

May 31, 2016 11:45 AM The Memo

Before you go to the Orpheum’s free screening of Purple Rain, read 30 great things about Prince’s first film. more

Apr 26, 2016 1:30 PM Arts 1 Comments

Memphis’ stages are currently all full, and filled with all kinds of goodness, near-goodness, and up-to-no-goodness. Here’s a comprehensive rundown of what’s happening in Memphis theater. more

Mar 18, 2016 2:00 PM Arts

The Memphis Symphony Orchestra has named Robert Moody to succeed Mei Ann Chen as conductor. We spoke with Moody about his background and future plans. more

Feb 24, 2016 1:28 PM Arts

The Rhodes professor is Memphis’ most indefatigable publicist for the Bard. more

Feb 5, 2016 12:00 PM Arts

An in-depth Q&A with Brett Batterson, the Orpheum’s new CEO. more

Jan 22, 2016 2:08 PM Arts 1 Comments

The holidays are a special time of year for Memphis theaters. It’s the time when audiences that may not be accustomed to attending regular season plays buy tickets to see holiday classics. It’s a peri... more

Dec 18, 2015 2:32 PM Columns

There's never been a better time to tour Memphis' music history. more

Nov 29, 2015 7:37 PM Arts

Catch these Memphis theatre performances while you can. more

Nov 18, 2015 11:06 AM Columns

A look at this year's theatre award winners more

Oct 28, 2015 2:06 PM Arts

It’s almost Halloween, so cue the Twilight Zone theme and let’s get weird. For your consideration, I submit the story of an exploitation filmmaker named Ron Ormond. Ormond had a lengthy and varied ... more

Oct 26, 2015 1:00 PM Columns

Robert Moody

Photo courtesy of the Memphis Symphony Orchestra

The Memphis Symphony Orchestra (MSO) has hired a new principal conductor/music director to replace Mei-Ann Chen when she descends from the rostrum at the end of the 2015-16 concert season. Chen, who h... more

Oct 2, 2015 11:20 AM Columns

Congratulations to Karin Barile, the 2015 Eugart Yerian honoree for lifetime achievement in Memphis theatre. more

Aug 28, 2015 11:06 AM Columns

There are things we know — like the fact that Memphis is mentioned in more songs than any other city in the world. And there are things we don’t know — like many, if not most, of the actual songs ment... more

Aug 26, 2015 1:33 PM Columns 1 Comments

Memphis Brooks Museum of Art

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Michael Kaiser commends Brooks, helps develop plan for museum’s future. more

Jun 2, 2015 1:52 PM Columns




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