Photo Flash: MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Celebrates Grand Opening at Harrah's Las Vegas
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.
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Photo Credit: Erik Kabik
The Company of MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET
The Cast of MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET
Cast of MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET toasts opening.
Benjamin D. Hale
Chef Carla Pellegrino
Cast of FANTASY
James Davis of CBS' AMAZING RACE
Orel Hershier and Wife
MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET's Grand Opening at Harrah's Las Vegas