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Photo Flash: Adam Pascal Takes On 'Huey' in MEMPHIS - First Look!

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This fall, Rent vet Adam Pascal stepped into the shoes of Tony nominee Chad Kimball as Broadway's newest 'Huey Calhoun' in MEMPHIS.  Check him out in action below!

As recently announced, Broadway veteran Christopher Jackson (In the Heights, The Lion King) will join the cast as “Delray” on Tuesday, January 24th. Current “Delray” J. Bernard Calloway will play his final performance on Sunday, January 22nd, before taking a leave of absence to appear in Two River Theater Company’s production of August Wilson’s Jitney. Calloway is expected to return to MEMPHIS February 28th.

MEMPHIS takes place in the smoky halls and underground clubs of the segregated 50’s, where a young white DJ named Huey Calhoun (Adam Pascal) fell in love with everything he shouldn’t: rock and roll and an electrifying black singer (Montego Glover). MEMPHIS is an original story about the cultural revolution that erupted when his vision met her voice, and the music changed forever.

Critically acclaimed MEMPHIS won four 2010 Tony Awards including Best Musical, Best Original Score (David Bryan and Joe DiPietro), Best Book (Joe DiPietro), and Best Orchestrations (David Bryan and Daryl Waters). MEMPHIS won four Drama Desk Awards including Outstanding Musical, Outstanding Performance by an Actress (Montego Glover), Outstanding Music (David Bryan) and Outstanding Orchestration (David Bryan and Daryl Waters). MEMPHIS has also won four Outer Critic Circle Awards including Outstanding Musical, Outstanding Score (David Bryan & Joe DiPietro), Outstanding Actress (Montego Glover) and Outstanding Choreography (Sergio Trujillo).

MEMPHIS features a Tony-winning score with music by Bon Jovi’s founding member/keyboardist David Bryan and lyrics by Bryan and Tony-winner Joe DiPietro (I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change), who also pens the musical’s book. MEMPHIS is based on a concept by the late George W. George (producer of the Tony nominated Bedroom Farce and the film My Dinner With Andre), with direction by Tony nominee Christopher Ashley (Xanadu) and choreography by Sergio Trujillo (Jersey Boys).

Photo Credit: Joan Marcus

Photo Flash: Adam Pascal Takes On 'Huey' in MEMPHIS - First Look!

Photo Flash: Adam Pascal Takes On 'Huey' in MEMPHIS - First Look!
Montego Glover and Adam Pascal

Photo Flash: Adam Pascal Takes On 'Huey' in MEMPHIS - First Look!
Adam Pascal, Montego Glover and Company

Photo Flash: Adam Pascal Takes On 'Huey' in MEMPHIS - First Look!
The MEMPHIS Company

Photo Flash: Adam Pascal Takes On 'Huey' in MEMPHIS - First Look!
Montego Glover and Adam Pascal

Photo Flash: Adam Pascal Takes On 'Huey' in MEMPHIS - First Look!
The MEMPHIS Company

Photo Flash: Adam Pascal Takes On 'Huey' in MEMPHIS - First Look!
Adam Pascal

Photo Flash: Adam Pascal Takes On 'Huey' in MEMPHIS - First Look!
Adam Pascal

Photo Flash: Adam Pascal Takes On 'Huey' in MEMPHIS - First Look!
The MEMPHIS Company

Photo Flash: Adam Pascal Takes On 'Huey' in MEMPHIS - First Look!
Adam Pascal and Montego Glover

Photo Flash: Adam Pascal Takes On 'Huey' in MEMPHIS - First Look!
Adam Pascal, Montego Glover and J. Bernard Calloway

Photo Flash: Adam Pascal Takes On 'Huey' in MEMPHIS - First Look!

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