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Venue:
Shubert Theatre

Address:
225 West 44th Street

Length:
2 Hours 30 Minutes, one 15 Minute Intermission

Opened:
October 19th, 2009 (Open-Ended)

Category:
Broadway Musical

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Memphis, a new musical show is a story of a white radio DJ Huey Calhoun who is works in the South and has a great passion for black music. The musical is set in the turbulent times of 1950s where many people were totally opposed to the idea of white Americans and black Americans listening to the same music. Still, Huey continued playing this type of music on his show for the radio listeners and this is how the famous music of rock ‘n’ roll was born.

If you happen to be theater lover then you must get Memphis Broadway tickets to hear the ultimate music of the Southern era. The show is already a hit and going to make a grand success at Broadway too.

Show Synopsis

Set in the turbulent times of 1950s in the south, Memphis tells a story of a white radio DJ, Huey Calhoun whose passion for great music transcends race barriers and airwaves. Due to his love of music and passionate perseverance, the so called ‘race’ music reaches radio listeners everywhere and exploded the music scene throughout mainstream America. In his journey to promote the music, Huey falls in love with a black singer and both their music and love is put to test.

Successful Journey

Memphis was played for a sold-out engagement in San Diego’s La Jolla Playhouse and received San Diego’s Craig Noel Awards for Excellence in Theatre for Outstanding New Musical as well as Chad Kimball for his role as Huey Calhoun. The musical show then went on to another critically applauded performance at Seattle’s 5th Avenue Theatre.

The Cast and Crew

Following is the complete cast and crew of Memphis, on Broadway:

Huey Calhoun – Chad Kimball
Felicia Farrell- Montego Glover
Gator – Derrick Baskin
Delray Jones – J. Bernard Calloway
Bobby – James Monroe Iglehart
Mr. Simmons – Michael McGrath
Gladys Calhoun – Cass Morgan

The musical show is based on a concept by George W. George (producer – Tony nominated ‘Bedroom Farce’ & film, ‘My Dinner with Andre’).

Books & lyrics – Joe DiPietro (‘I Love You, Now Change, You are perfect’)
Music & lyrics – Bon Jovi (Bon Jovi keyboardist, making his Broadway debut)
Direction – Tony Nominee Christopher Ashley (‘Xanadu’ fame)
Choreography – Sergio Trujilo (‘Guys and Dolls’ & ‘Jersey Boys’)
Scenic Design – Tony Award winner David Gallo (‘The Drowsy Chaperone’, ‘reasons to be pretty’)
Costume Design – Tony nominee Paul Tazewell (‘In the Heights’)
Lighting Design – Tony Award winner Howell Binkley (‘Jersey Boys’)
Sound Design – Ken Travis (The Threepenny Opera)

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Memphis is surely going to be great musical hit with songs that you would hum for a long time. Do not miss the remarkable experience, View and Book Your Memphis Broadway tickets Online Now!





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