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

The greatest commentator in the history of sports entertainment has migrated to a better territory. more

Dec 29, 2017 12:00 PM Columns


illustration by Chris Honeysuckle Ellis

The curtain comes down on an integral part of Memphis culture. more

Nov 27, 2017 12:00 PM Arts


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The best of the best of Memphis theater. more

Oct 13, 2017 12:00 PM Arts

After 45 years in the spotlight, GCT plans its next act. more

Aug 21, 2017 2:30 PM Arts

New plays on stage in the Bluff City. more

Jul 19, 2017 2:15 PM Blog

The two are served in equal portions at this art deco West Tennessee outpost. more

Jun 5, 2017 12:00 PM Travel

Memphis Actress Irene Crist plans her last performance. more

Feb 27, 2017 10:00 AM Arts


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

Jan 25, 2017 2:00 PM Blog

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

Nov 1, 2016 1:00 PM Blog

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 Blog

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

May 31, 2016 11:45 AM Blog

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