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Date of Death: January 19, 1998
Gender: Male
BWW Review: MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Has a Whole Lotta Music Going at Dutch AppleBWW Review: MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Has a Whole Lotta Music Going at Dutch Apple
by Marakay Rogers - May 17, 2016

Rockabilly, country, and blues fans, rejoice. Elvis fans, look sharp. The greatest recording event in history is happening at Dutch Apple through June 19, and you can be there. (more...)

New Adaptation of GHOST, MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET & More Set for Georgia Ensemble Theatre's 24th SeasonNew Adaptation of GHOST, MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET & More Set for Georgia Ensemble Theatre's 24th Season
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2016

Georgia Ensemble Theatre (GET) Artistic Director Robert J. Farley has announced an exciting lineup of plays for the Company's 24th season of professional theatre in North Fulton County. Following an extraordinarily successful record-breaking year, the bar has been set high for GET as programming continues to grow and expand. The 2016-2017 season will take a journey through love, death, time, foreign lands, freedom fights, and even back to 1956 Memphis, Tennessee. With musicals, comedy, drama, and a world premiere, GET will once again offer an entertaining, enlightening, and illuminating variety of theatre for our patrons throughout north Georgia and beyond. In addition to the mainstage subscription series, GET will produce a four-play Theatre for Young Audiences series, and a four concert Big Band series. (more...)

Cast Announced for MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET at King's Theatre GlasgowCast Announced for MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET at King's Theatre Glasgow
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2016

MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET - the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical and West End smash hit embarks on its first ever UK Tour, and reveals casting for the red-hot rock 'n' roll extravaganza. (more...)

Jason Donovan Joins Cast of MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET UK TourJason Donovan Joins Cast of MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET UK Tour
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2016

?MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET - the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical and West End smash hit embarks on its first ever UK Tour, and today reveals casting for the red-hot rock 'n' roll extravaganza. (more...)

Old Log Theatre to Present MILLION DOLLAR QUARTETOld Log Theatre to Present MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2016

?Old Log Theatre will be rockin' with the untold story of four rock 'n' roll pioneers and how they came together for one magical night, as the smash hit musical MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET makes its professional theatre debut in the Twin Cities. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Flat Rock Playhouse's MILLION DOLLAR QUARTETPhoto Flash: First Look at Flat Rock Playhouse's MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2016

Flat Rock Playhouse is kicking off its 2016 mainstage season with the international hit musical Million Dollar Quartet - the story of four pioneers of rock 'n' roll and how they came together for one night in what is undoubtedly the most electrifying jam session in all of music history. (more...)

A NIGHT TO REMEMBER: PRESLEY, PERKINS, LEWIS AND CASH Set for Ridgefield Playhouse, 5/14A NIGHT TO REMEMBER: PRESLEY, PERKINS, LEWIS AND CASH Set for Ridgefield Playhouse, 5/14
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2016

Get ready for a night of rockabilly, country, gospel and pure 1950's rock and roll with 'A Night to Remember: Presley, Perkins, Lewis and Cash' on Saturday, May 14 at 8 p.m. (more...)

Segal Centre's 2016-17 Theatre Season to Feature Yiddish IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU & MoreSegal Centre's 2016-17 Theatre Season to Feature Yiddish IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU & More
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2016

The Segal Centre for Performing Arts today announced the programming for its 2016-2017 Season. The upcoming 49th season is brimming with artistry, audacity and authenticity. (more...)

THE WALKING DEAD Actress Joins CMT's MILLION DOLLAR QUARTETTHE WALKING DEAD Actress Joins CMT's MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2016

Ann Mahoney who plays 'Olivia' on one of televisions hottest shows, 'The Walking Dead', has been cast as 'Gladys Presley', Elvis Presley's mother, in the new television series 'Million Dollar Quartet'. Mahoney said, 'I'm so thrilled to be a part of this amazing cast and play such an iconic role. I'm grateful to CMT for giving me such a tremendous opportunity to be a part of this show.' (more...)

IN THE HEIGHTS, 'LADY DAY' and More Set for ZACH Theatre's 2016-17 SeasonIN THE HEIGHTS, 'LADY DAY' and More Set for ZACH Theatre's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2016

Producing Artistic Director Dave Steakley recently announced the 2016-17 ZACH Theatre Season at an event for ZACH's Trustees, annual donors, and Season Sponsors. ZACH is thrilled to produce Hamilton composer/playwright Lin Manuel Miranda's extraordinary, Tony award winning, Broadway musical In The Heights. (more...)

Trevor Donovan Boards CMT's MILLION DOLLAR QUARTETTrevor Donovan Boards CMT's MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET
by TV News Desk - Apr 6, 2016

Trevor Donovan (“JL Ranch,” “Texas Rising”) is set to join the cast of CMT's new scripted drama “Million Dollar Quartet” (working title) as Eddy Arnold, country music and pop phenomenon with 85 million records sold and 28 No. 1 hits during his 60 year career. The son of a sharecropper, Arnold's inimitable baritone voice brought country to the masses, and made him the most popular country artist of the 20th century with hits including “Make The World Go Away.” Arnold and Elvis Presley shared much in common throughout their careers, including manager Colonel Tom Parker. Arnold has been cited as having profound influence on Elvis, who cut a number of his songs over the years. He also ranked among CMT's list of 'The 40 Greatest Men of Country Music.' (more...)

BWW Review: MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET National Tour at Durham Performing Arts CenterBWW Review: MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET National Tour at Durham Performing Arts Center
by Jeffrey Kare - Apr 6, 2016

MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET National Tour at Durham Performing Arts Center (more...)

BWW Review: Electric MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Thrills at the Warner TheatreBWW Review: Electric MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Thrills at the Warner Theatre
by Vanessa Michaud - Apr 6, 2016

With a pleasing balance of comedic and serious moments, MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET at the Warner Theatre transported audiences to that historical day in 1954 where rock n' roll legends Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins, and Elvis Presley got together for a spontaneous jam session, marking a pivotal moment in rock n' roll music history. (more...)

Flat Rock Playhouse to Present MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET, 4/28-5/21Flat Rock Playhouse to Present MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET, 4/28-5/21
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2016

The Tony Award winning musical Million Dollar Quartet takes place on December 4, 1956 at Sun Records when the 'Father of Rock 'n' Roll' Sam Phillips brought together his top four stars - Carl Perkins, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and a young and up and coming Elvis Presley - for one night only in his tiny storefront Memphis recording studio. The auspicious occasion resulted in this seminal moment in music history with new recordings of such rock 'n' roll, gospel, R&B and country hits as 'Blue Suede Shoes,' 'Fever,' 'Walk the Line,' 'Sixteen Tons,' 'Who Do You Love?,' 'Great Balls of Fire,' 'Folsom Prison Blues,' 'Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On,' 'Hound Dog' and more. But beyond the electrifying smash hits, Million Dollar Quartet is an irresistible tale of fame, broken promises, betrayals and triumphs that is deeply moving, hilarious and engaging. Million Dollar Quartet is the music you remember and the story you will never forget. (more...)

CMT to Debut First Look at STILL THE KING Starring Billy Ray Cyrus, 4/7CMT to Debut First Look at STILL THE KING Starring Billy Ray Cyrus, 4/7
by TV News Desk - Apr 5, 2016

CMT today announced that fans will get an exclusive “first look” at the highly anticipated forthcoming scripted comedy STILL THE KING when a special two-minute introductory piece to the series premieres during the finale of “Party Down South,” (more...)

Infinity Theatre to Present MILLION DOLLAR QUARTETInfinity Theatre to Present MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2016

Fresh off producing the critically acclaimed Broadway revival of DAMES AT SEA, Infinity Theatre Company will present the Tony Award-winning musical MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET as their second Mainstage production. ALMOST HEAVEN: SONGS OF JOHN DENVER, previously announced, is the first production of the 2016 season. (more...)

MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET to Rock Victoria Theatre, 4/8-9MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET to Rock Victoria Theatre, 4/8-9
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2016

Victoria Theater Association's Projects Unlimited Star Attractions presents the national tour of the Broadway musical MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET, inspired by the electrifying true story, April 8-9, 2016 at the historic Victoria Theatre. Tickets are on sale now at Ticket Center Stage, by calling 937-228-3630, toll-free 888-228-3630 or online at www.ticketcenterstage.com. (more...)

BWW Interview: MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET'S Evan Buckley Harris on Playing Johnny Cash and April 3 Shows at Warner TheatreBWW Interview: MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET'S Evan Buckley Harris on Playing Johnny Cash and April 3 Shows at Warner Theatre
by Vanessa Michaud - Mar 28, 2016

On Sunday, April 3rd, Washington, D.C., Metro Area audiences will have a chance to be transported to a historical day in 1956 at Sun Record Studios in Memphis, Tennessee. MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET shows how four of the biggest names in music - Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, Elvis Presley, and Carl Perkins - got together for the spontaneous jam session that was later hailed as one of the most influential moments in rock n' roll music history. Evan Buckley Harris, who plays Johnny Cash, took time out of his busy schedule to answer some questions for BroadwayWorld.com - Washington, DC about playing Johnny Cash and what audiences should expect. (more...)

Billy Gardell to Play 'Colonel Parker' in CMT's Adaptation of MILLION DOLLAR QUARTETBilly Gardell to Play 'Colonel Parker' in CMT's Adaptation of MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET
by TV News Desk - Mar 23, 2016

Mike & Molly star Billy Gardell will take on the role of Colonel Tom Parker, the legendary manager of Elvis Presley, in CMT's small screen adaptation of the Broadway musical MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET. (more...)

'...FORUM,' SEX WITH STRANGERS, World Premiere and More Set for Geva's 2016-17 Season'...FORUM,' SEX WITH STRANGERS, World Premiere and More Set for Geva's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2016

Geva Theatre Center's Artistic Director Mark Cuddy and Executive Director Christopher Mannelli are proud to announce the 12 major productions and events of the much anticipated 2016-2017 Season, the non-profit theatre's 44th year of making professional theatre of a national standard in Rochester. (more...)

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