Tickets to MEMPHIS at Fox Cities Performing Arts Center Now on Sale

Tickets to MEMPHIS at Fox Cities Performing Arts Center Now on Sale

Memphis, the 2010 Tony Award-Winner for Best Musical, runs at the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center Oct. 15-20 for a limited engagement.

Tickets start at $50 and may be purchased at the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center's ticket office and foxcitiespac.com. To charge tickets by phone, call Ticketmaster at (800) 982-2787. Orders for groups of 10 or more may be placed by calling (920) 730-3786. Group discounts and additional fees may apply.

Memphis won four 2010 Tony Awards including Best Musical, Best Original Score (David Bryan and Joe DiPietro); four Drama Desk Awards including Outstanding Musical, Outstanding Music (David Bryan) and four Outer Critic Circle Awards including Outstanding Musical, Outstanding Score (David Bryan and Joe DiPietro) and Outstanding Choreography (Sergio Trujillo).

"Memphis is Mighty, Magnificent, Miraculous ... ingenious staging and direction, energizing, fresh and joyful choreography and an infectious dynamite score!" said the Houston Chronicle and the Toronto Star called, Memphis "an explosion of energy, joy and emotion you won't want to miss! ... with singing that rocks your soul and dancing that rocks your world! " "Memphis is a Masterpiece!" exclaimed BroadwayWorld.com.

Memphis takes place in the smoky halls and underground clubs of the segregated '50s, where a young white DJ named Huey Calhoun falls in love with everything he shouldn't: rock 'n' roll and an electrifying black singer. Memphis is an original story about the cultural revolution that erupted when his vision met her voice, and the music changed forever. Come along on their incredible journey to the ends of the airwaves - filled with laughter, vibrant choreography and roof-raising rock 'n' roll.

Adam Arian will re-create the original direction by Tony nominee Christopher Ashley (Xanadu).Jermaine Rembert will re-create the original choreography by Sergio Trujillo (Jersey Boys).

The show features a Tony-winning score with music by Bon Jovi's founding member and keyboardist David Bryan and lyrics by Bryan and Joe DiPietro (I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change), who also pens the musical's book. Bryan and DiPietro also collaborated on the award-winning off-Broadway hit, The Toxic Avenger. Memphis is based on a concept by the late George W. George (producer of theTony nominated, Bedroom Farce and the film "My Dinner with Andre."

Scenic Design for Memphis is by Tony Award winner David Gallo (The Drowsy Chaperone,Reasons to Be Pretty), Costume Design is by Tony nominee Paul Tazewell (In the Heights ), Lighting Design is by Tony Award winner Howell Binkley (Jersey Boys) and Sound Design is by Shannon Slaton.

The performance schedule for Memphis will be Tuesday through Friday evenings at 7:30 p.m., Saturday at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., and Sunday at 1 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. The Fox Cities P.A.C. is located at 400 West College Avenue, Appleton, WI.

Memphis is locally supported by Plexus Corp. Memphis is part of the Kimberly-Clark Broadway Across America - Fox Cities Series, which is supported by the title sponsor, Kimberly-Clark Corporation.




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