Award winning actor brings Groucho stage portrayal to Memphis

Groucho closes out the 2022-2023 On Stage at the Halloran Centre Season

The 2022-2023 On Stage at the Halloran Centre season comes to a close with Frank Ferrante in An Evening with Groucho on Saturday, May 6 at 7:30pm. Tickets are on sale now.

“I am very excited for our grand finale with one of the funniest stage performers I’ve had the pleasure to present,” said Ron Jewell, Vice President of Halloran Centre Operations. “In keeping with Marx’s wild persona and warp-speed comedic wit, Frank Ferrante IS Groucho!”

Dubbed “nothing short of masterful” by the Chicago Tribune, award-winning actor Frank Ferrante brings his acclaimed stage portrayal of the legendary comedian to Memphis in this fast paced 90 minutes of hilarity. The two-act comedy consists of the best Groucho one-liners, anecdotes, and songs including “Hooray for Captain Spalding” and “Lydia, the Tattooed Lady.” The audience literally becomes part of the show as he ad-libs his way throughout the performance in grand Groucho style. A show perfect for all ages! See the live show that is currently airing nationally on PBS.

Tickets for Frank Ferrante in An Evening with Groucho at the Halloran Centre on May 6th are $37.50 and on sale now through the Orpheum box office (901.525.3000),, and Ticketmaster. Special group rates are also available by emailing The 2022-2023 On Stage at the Halloran Centre Music + Theatre Series is sponsored by Evolve Bank & Trust.

About the Orpheum Theatre Group:

The mission of the Orpheum Theatre Group is to enhance the communities we serve by utilizing the performing arts to entertain, educate, and enlighten while preserving the historic Orpheum Theatre and the Halloran Centre for Performing Arts & Education. For more information, visit

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