Five Parties, One Playhouse: Win Tickets To Curtain Up At Playhouse on the Square

Posted by Holly Whitfield | November 4th 2014 831 0

This Friday, Playhouse on the Square will host their annual Curtain Up fundraiser, which is a five-parties-in-one event. 

This year's theme is "Playhouse Loves Memphis" (Yeah!) and so naturally all the food, beer, and music will have a local flavor. Get your tickets online or call (901) 726-4656.

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Photo provided by Playhouse on the Square

Your ticket covers local beer and food from Central BBQ, Memphis Pizza Cafe, Philip Ashley Chocolates and more, plus entertainment from six different bands. Here's the lineup:

Alexis Grace and Thomas Bergstig
The Bouffants
Side Street Steppers
Papa Top's West Coast Turnaround
Mighty Souls Brass Band
Brennan Villines and the Cooper Union

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Photo provided by Playhouse on the Square

Your ticket also supports Playhouse on the Square, which has provided Memphis with a resident professional theatre experience for the last 45 years.

** Giveaway Ended, Congrats to James! ** I'm giving away a pair of tickets ($150 value, wow) to Curtain Up at Playhouse on the Square. In order to win, leave a comment on this post telling me what part of the party you're most looking forward to. I'll do a random drawing tomorrow (November 5) at noon. 

Go there:

Curtain Up at Playhouse on the Square
Friday, November 7, 2014
7 p.m. – 11 p.m.
$75/ticket (buy tickets here)


Author: Holly Whitfield

I write about what’s going on with Memphis music, food, arts, events, sports, people, and culture. Memphians love Elvis and barbeque with a passion that must be seen to be believed, but there is so much more to this place.

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  1. Sarah Mazzoli says:

    I am most looking forward to Central BBQ and live music!

  2. Larrie Rodriguez says:

    How can one possibly choose one thing they are looking forward to at this awesome party!!  The entertainment is top notch, the food, OMG, yum and to top it off, a silent auction!  This is one of the best parties in Memphis.  This Boston girl loves Memphis so much!!!

  3. Raven says:

    Never have been to the playhouse so it’d be a totally new experience all the way around

  4. Jason Sonnenfelt says:

    From past experience, whatever I think I will enjoy the most isn't likely to finish near the top. That is the fun part. Looking forward to BBQ and music. Been a while since I heard the Mighty Souls Brass Band.

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  6. Tamara says:

    Seeing the talented and hardworking staff at Playhouse

  7. April says:

    I am most looking forward to the great music!

  8. Alyssa Long says:

    The music! There's nothing quite like amazing local bands in a particularly Memphis-y atmosphere. Not to mention, Central BBQ… the best!

  9. Antonico Thomas says:

    Central bbq sounds fun sounds fun. And I would love to see the Bouffant πŸ™‚

  10. iAmBaronVonTito says:

    The music!  Memphis is music and the Playhouse loves music(als).

  11. tiffany gyger says:

    Great food,drinks, &music what more could you ask for? Sounds like a great date night for me and my honey…

  12. Ben sturtevant says:

    I'm looking forward to the great food and beer. 

  13. Debbie says:

    Best part–Meeting people with common interests who have come out to support The Playhouse and the arts in our wonderful city.

  14. Michele Walker says:

    It may not sound jazzy, but the part of the party I'm most looking forward to is seeing all the money this event is going to generate as a major fund-raiser for POTS. It should be a great night of fun for supporters who care about the continued contribution POTS makes to the arts community of Memphis. 

  15. Jenny says:

    I'm definitely looking forward to the music lineup!

  16. Ashley says:

    The local music!  I know many if these musicians and would LOVE to see them all perform on one evening!

  17. James says:

    Obviously, the square house I get to play in draws my attention. Winner winner chicken dinner. 

  18. Looking forward to Memphis Pizza Cafe–and of COURSE the music!!
    We've only been here for two months, and LOVE getting to know this city!

  19. Cary Vaughn says:

    Dancing! I look forward to dancing with friends to great music.

  20. Blake says:

    Live music!!!!!!  What else is there?!?!?!?!

  21. jason says:

    All the local food and beer! Especially the desserts!

  22. Andrew says:

    Looking forward to the great food, music and meeting people who want to support a great piece of the community!

  23. Heather G says:

    The music!

  24. Nicole says:

    Having some fun while being unemployed and job hunting would be the best part! The party sounds like a blast and I have kept my social life as bare as possible, this would be an indulgence!

  25. Robyn says:

    Looking forward to saluting one of Memphis’ treasures. While enjoying some of Memphis’ artists, the libations and food.

  26. Kaleigh says:

    I'm new to Memphis and haven't had the chance to experience local bands yet, so I would be excited for that. But I would be even more excited to eat delicious Memphis food with my new husband!

  27. Jojo Catchings says:

    I would love to be biting into a Philip Ashley Chocolate while listening to a brass band.

  28. Daniela says:

    definitely looking forward to the live music and local beers!

  29. Tammy says:

    Food and The Bouffants!

  30. Chris says:

    I am looking forward to Central BBQ and Side Street Steppers!

  31. Rachel says:

    I want to see the amazing bands!!

  32. Tami Zeip says:

    I'm looking forward to Phillip Ashley chocolate and live music!

     

  33. Lisa Lissner says:

    I can't wait to hear Papa Top's West Coast Turnaround while eating Philip Ashley Chocolates!!!

  34. Micah says:

    Seeing the Mighty Souls Brass Band while drinking local beer.

  35. jan says:

    The great music but the people you get to see is always a plus with anything concerning Playhouse!!!! Great cause!

     

  36. Takeisha W. says:

    The part I'm most looking forward to the most is ALL of it. I'm a Mommy of 3 boys (7yr, 4yr and 5 months) so a date night with my Hubby would be GREAT!

  37. Laci Brasher says:

    I’m most looking forward to allll of it! I work every weekend so FINALLY an event I can enjoy! Food beer and music! I’m ready!!

  38. April says:

    The music!

  39. Keshia says:

    ….the Mighty Souls Brass band, food, and locally made beer of course!

  40. Justin Rickert says:

    Music and beer…. what more could you want!!!!

  41. Kathy Torode says:

    Mmmmm, Philip Ashley Chocolates! And I'd get to eat 'em in Playhouse on the Square?!  Listening to Mighty Souls AND Sidestreet Steppers?!! Please pick me for this divine opportunity!

  42. Jordan says:

    I'm most looking forward to the overwhelming Memphis atmosphere. What better way to experience the city than to be surrounded by local food, drinks, and amazing music?!

  43. Katie Maynard says:

    Looking forward to celebrating some of the greatest things about Memphis all at the same time!! Local Entertainment, beer, and yummy food!!

  44. Melanie Montgomery says:

    Eating Memphis Pizza Cafe and seeing Side Street Steppers!

  45. Tessa Fields says:

    I am most looking forward to the wonderful live music and the amazing beer and food.

  46. Lisa Fox says:

    Playhouse, Papa Tops, Side Street Steppers AND Central BBQ??? How could one possibly pick a favorite, from just these??  Then there's more, oh and dancing!!  Looking forward to a great night on the Square!

  47. Erin Kulinski says:

    Nothing beats good local live music, so that's what I'm looking forward to the most!

  48. LaTonya Townes says:

    My daughter and I love attending playhouse on the square.. I love the music,food,and fun of mingling with great people

  49. Sam J says:

    I'm looking forward to some bbq and jamz! 

  50. Amy says:

    Looking forward to Memphis pizza and beer! 

  51. Asha says:

    Chocolate and live music– I'm there! 

  52. Pam Hill says:

    the food , the music, the laughter, its all a good Memphis thang!

  53. Brittany says:

    I love that everything is local! I'm most looking forward to the beer and bands πŸ™‚ 

  54. Sandra Aylor says:

    I'm looking most forward to the live music!  My husband was a musician.  He tragically passed in April of this year and I just need to start getting out of the house!  I need to meet, greet and be around adults for a change.  πŸ™‚

  55. Suzanne Brown says:

    The Music!

  56. Allison says:

    Always wanted to see the buffants. Heard good things

  57. Dabney Ring says:

    The Papa Tops played at our wedding and I would love to be able to see them at this party.

  58. Emma says:

    I am looking forward to meeting new people! As a transplant, each time I go out in Memphis and meet people I learn about new and exciting thing to do and see. These event give me an opportunity to experience a part of Memphis I would probsably never get find otherwise. 

  59. We are huge memphis supporters and we are looking forward to the local beer and the amazing local food!!! That's how we party so choose us!!!

  60. We are huge Memphis supporters. Especially, the local business and venues. We look forward to the local beer and always the food!!! Choose us because we would represent Memphis the best!!!! 

  61. Valerie says:

    The entire event is a great opportunity for Memphians to get together and appreciate the artists

  62. Emily says:

    Sharing a cool experience with other people in the community.

  63. Jessica ward says:

    I  am looking forward to the music and making connections with people. This will be a great relief after all of the midterms taken this week in optometry school! This will be well worth it πŸ˜‰ 

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