Photo Flash: MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Celebrates Grand Opening at Harrah's Las Vegas

Last night, February 19, 2013, MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET opened at Harrah's Las Vegas to an enthusiastic, full house in the Harrah's Showroom. The smash-hit production is inspired by extraordinary true story of the fateful evening that brought Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins and Elvis Presley together for one of the greatest rock 'n' roll jam sessions in history. BroadwayWorld has photos from the grand opening below!

The performance had the crowd movin' and shakin' as the cast rocked out to nostalgic hits such as "Blue Suede Shoes," "I Walk the Line," "Great Balls of Fire,""Sixteen Tons," "Who Do You Love?," "Fever," "Folsom Prison Blues," "Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On," "Hound Dog," and more.

The talented cast includes Robert Britton Lyons as Carl Perkins, Benjamin D. Hale as Johnny Cash, Martin Kaye as Jerry Lee Lewis, Tyler Hunter as Elvis Presley, Marc D. Donovan as Sam Phillips, and Felice Garcia as Dyanne, Mikey Hachey as Jay Perkins (Bass Player) and Jim Belk as Fluke (Drummer). Director Eric Schaeffer, Musical Director Chuck Mead, and Author Colin Escott were also in the showroom supporting the cast.

Notable names in attendance opening night included Holly Madison, Claire Sinclair (2011 Playboy Playmate of the Year), Ricardo Laguna (Professional BMX Rider and MTV Tr3s Personality), Rita Rudner (Comedienne), Orel Hershiser (MLB Hall of Famer), Jabbawockeez (World Famous Dance Crew), and Chef Carla Pellegrino (Owner of Bratalian and Meatball Spot).

The Tony Award Winning musical, MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET takes place on December 4, 1956, when Sam Phillips, the "Father of Rock 'n' Roll" who was responsible for launching the careers of each superstar, brought the four legendary musicians together at the Sun Records storefront studio in Memphis for the first and only time.

For more information, visit www.MDQVegas.com.

Photo Credit: Erik Kabik

Photo Flash: MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Celebrates Grand Opening at Harrah's Las Vegas

Photo Flash: MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Celebrates Grand Opening at Harrah's Las Vegas
Benjamin D. Hale, Martin Kaye, Tyler Hunter and Robert Britton Lyons

Photo Flash: MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Celebrates Grand Opening at Harrah's Las Vegas
The Company of MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET

Photo Flash: MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Celebrates Grand Opening at Harrah's Las Vegas
Benjamin D. Hale, Martin Kaye, Felice Garcia, Tyler Hunter and Robert Britton Lyons

Photo Flash: MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Celebrates Grand Opening at Harrah's Las Vegas
Eric Schaeffer and the Cast of MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET with Chuck Mead

Photo Flash: MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Celebrates Grand Opening at Harrah's Las Vegas
The Cast of MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET

Photo Flash: MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Celebrates Grand Opening at Harrah's Las Vegas
Cast of MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET toasts opening.

Photo Flash: MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Celebrates Grand Opening at Harrah's Las Vegas
Benjamin D. Hale

Photo Flash: MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Celebrates Grand Opening at Harrah's Las Vegas
Robert Britton Lyons

Photo Flash: MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Celebrates Grand Opening at Harrah's Las Vegas
Tyler Hunter

Photo Flash: MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Celebrates Grand Opening at Harrah's Las Vegas
Marc D. Donovan

Photo Flash: MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Celebrates Grand Opening at Harrah's Las Vegas
Martin Kaye

Photo Flash: MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Celebrates Grand Opening at Harrah's Las Vegas
Eric Shaeffer and Chuck Mead

Photo Flash: MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Celebrates Grand Opening at Harrah's Las Vegas
Chef Carla Pellegrino

Photo Flash: MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Celebrates Grand Opening at Harrah's Las Vegas
Claire Sinclair

Photo Flash: MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Celebrates Grand Opening at Harrah's Las Vegas
Cast of FANTASY

Photo Flash: MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Celebrates Grand Opening at Harrah's Las Vegas
Felice Garcia

Photo Flash: MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Celebrates Grand Opening at Harrah's Las Vegas
Holly Madison

Photo Flash: MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Celebrates Grand Opening at Harrah's Las Vegas
Holly Madison

Photo Flash: MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Celebrates Grand Opening at Harrah's Las Vegas
Rita Rudner

Photo Flash: MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Celebrates Grand Opening at Harrah's Las Vegas
Holly Madison and Rita Rudner

Photo Flash: MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Celebrates Grand Opening at Harrah's Las Vegas
Holly Madison and Rita Rudner

Photo Flash: MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Celebrates Grand Opening at Harrah's Las Vegas
Holly Madison and Rita Rudner

Photo Flash: MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Celebrates Grand Opening at Harrah's Las Vegas
Melody Sweets

Photo Flash: MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Celebrates Grand Opening at Harrah's Las Vegas
Jabba Wockeez

Photo Flash: MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Celebrates Grand Opening at Harrah's Las Vegas
James Davis

Photo Flash: MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Celebrates Grand Opening at Harrah's Las Vegas
James Davis of CBS' AMAZING RACE

Photo Flash: MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Celebrates Grand Opening at Harrah's Las Vegas
Orel Hershier and Wife

Photo Flash: MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Celebrates Grand Opening at Harrah's Las Vegas
Ricardo Laguna

Photo Flash: MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Celebrates Grand Opening at Harrah's Las Vegas
MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET's Grand Opening at Harrah's Las Vegas

Photo Flash: MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Celebrates Grand Opening at Harrah's Las Vegas

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