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Broadway's Original Elvis Comes to MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET at Ivoryton PlayhouseBroadway's Original Elvis Comes to MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET at Ivoryton Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2017

Eddie Clendening, who originated the role of Elvis in the Broadway production, and Evan Buckley Harris who portrayed Johnny Cash in the National Tour and Las Vegas companies, will both be joining the Ivoryton Playhouse production of MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET for the final week of the run. Jacqueline Hubbard, Producing Artistic Director stated "We are sorry to see both John Rochette and Jeremy Sevelovitz leave our production. They are both stellar performers and unfortunately had conflicts for this final week. However, we are definitely looking forward to the new additions to the family. Even if you have already seen the show, you may want to come back and see it again with our new cast." (more...)

MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Rocks Out at the Ivoryton PlayhouseMILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Rocks Out at the Ivoryton Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

What would happen if rock-n'-roll legends Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins, and Johnny Cash all got together for one night only to give one of the most epic jam sessions the world has ever known? That's what happens in MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET, the Tony-winning musical that brings to life this legendary session that occurred on December 4, 1956 at Sun Records Studio in Memphis, Tennessee. Sam Phillips, the "Father of Rock 'n' Roll" who was responsible for launching the careers of each icon, brought the four legendary musicians together at the Sun Records studio in Memphis for the first and only time. The resulting evening became known as one of the greatest rock 'n' roll jam sessions in history. (more...)

MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Comes to the Ivoryton PlayhouseMILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Comes to the Ivoryton Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2017

What would happen if rock-n'-roll legends Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins, and Johnny Cash all got together for one night only to give one of the most epic jam sessions the world has ever known? That's what happens in MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET, the Tony-winning musical that brings to life this legendary session that occurred on December 4, 1956 at Sun Records Studio in Memphis, Tennessee. Sam Phillips, the "Father of Rock 'n' Roll" who was responsible for launching the careers of each icon, brought the four legendary musicians together at the Sun Records studio in Memphis for the first and only time. The resulting evening became known as one of the greatest rock 'n' roll jam sessions in history. (more...)

Hunter Foster Helms Starry MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET, Starting Tonight at Ogunquit PlayhouseHunter Foster Helms Starry MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET, Starting Tonight at Ogunquit Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2016

The Ogunquit Playhouse brings back the most popular show in its history, the Tony Award-winning musical Million Dollar Quartet, on stage tonight, October 5, through November 6. (more...)

Starry MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Will Return to Ogunquit Playhouse; Hunter Foster to Direct!Starry MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Will Return to Ogunquit Playhouse; Hunter Foster to Direct!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

The Ogunquit Playhouse will bring back the most popular show in its history, the Tony Award-winning musical Million Dollar Quartet, on stage October 5 through November 6. (more...)

Photo Flash: Hunter Foster Directs MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET at Westchester Broadway TheatrePhoto Flash: Hunter Foster Directs MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET at Westchester Broadway Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2016

Check out brand-new stills from the Hunter Foster-directed production of MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET. (more...)

Photo Flash: Westchester Broadway Theatre Presents THE MILLION DOLLAR QUARTETPhoto Flash: Westchester Broadway Theatre Presents THE MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2016

The international smash hit musical, MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET is set on December 4, 1956, when an auspicious twist of fate brought Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins and Elvis Presley together. Sam Phillips, the 'Father of Rock 'n' Roll' who was responsible for launching the careers of each icon, brought the four legendary musicians together at the Sun Records studio in Memphis for the first and only time. The resulting evening became known as one of the greatest rock 'n' roll jam sessions in history. (more...)

WBT to Present MILLION DOLLAR QUARTETWBT to Present MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2016

The international smash hit musical, MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET is set on December 4, 1956, when an auspicious twist of fate brought Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins and Elvis Presley together. Sam Phillips, the "Father of Rock 'n' Roll" who was responsible for launching the careers of each icon, brought the four legendary musicians together at the Sun Records studio in Memphis for the first and only time. The resulting evening became known as one of the greatest rock 'n' roll jam sessions in history. (more...)

MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET to Welcome The Righteous Brothers for One-Night-Only Guest PerformanceMILLION DOLLAR QUARTET to Welcome The Righteous Brothers for One-Night-Only Guest Performance
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2016

Rock & Roll Hall of Fame duo and Harrah's Las Vegas headliners, The Righteous Brothers - Bill Medley and Bucky Heard will share the stage with the cast of the smash-hit musical MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET for a special, one-night-only encore performance during the show's dazzling finale in the Harrah's Showroom at Harrah's Las Vegas on Thursday, July 7, at 8 p.m. Tickets for this can't-miss performance are available at MDQVegas.com, by visiting the Harrah's Showroom box office, or by calling (702) 777-2782. (more...)

Regional Roundup: Top 10 Stories This Week Around the Broadway World - 9/4; MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET at Ogunquit, BEDROOM FARCE in CT and More!Regional Roundup: Top 10 Stories This Week Around the Broadway World - 9/4; MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET at Ogunquit, BEDROOM FARCE in CT and More!
by BWW Special Coverage - Sep 4, 2015

This week, we go around our Broadway World to feature stories in Connecticut, Maine, Sydney and more. Check out our top 10 stories around our Broadway World below, which include BEDROOM FARCE at Westport, MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET at Ogunquit, and THE ALIENS in Sydney, just to name a few. (more...)

BWW Review: MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET at Ogunquit PlayhouseBWW Review: MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET at Ogunquit Playhouse
by Trevor Worden - Aug 31, 2015

The songs of the early rock and roll awakening, still rock and roll in Ogunquit Playhouse's newest production of Million Dollar Quartet. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights from MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET at Ogunquit PlayhouseSTAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights from MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET at Ogunquit Playhouse
by Stage Tube - Aug 28, 2015

The Ogunquit Playhouse is the first regional theatre in the country to produce the Tony Award-winning musical MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET, onstage now through September 19, 2015. BroadwayWorld has highlights from the show below! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET at Ogunquit PlayhousePhoto Flash: First Look at MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET at Ogunquit Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2015

The Ogunquit Playhouse is the first regional theatre in the country to produce the Tony Award-winning musical MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET, onstage now through September 19, 2015. Scroll down for a first look at the cast onstage, plus a shot of the team on opening night, last night, August 21, 2015. The cast and crew gathered at Bintliff's Restaurant in Ogunquit for a lively after party! (more...)

Ogunquit Playhouse's MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Begins Next WeekOgunquit Playhouse's MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Begins Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2015

The Ogunquit Playhouse is thrilled to be the first regional theatre in the country to produce the Tony Award-winning musical Million Dollar Quartet, on stage August 19 to September 19. This high voltage rock 'n roll show, with book by Colin Escott and Floyd Mutrux, is inspired by the electrifying true story of the famed recording session that brought together music icons Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins for one of the greatest jam sessions of all time. Featuring timeless hits such as 'Blue Suede Shoes,' 'Great Balls of Fire,' 'I Walk the Line,' 'Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On,' 'Fever,' 'Folsom Prison Blues,' 'Hound Dog' and more, this thrilling musical brings you inside the recording studio with four major talents who came together as a red-hot rock 'n' roll band for one unforgettable night. (more...)

Las Vegas Headliner Clint Holmes Joins MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET for One-Night-Only TonightLas Vegas Headliner Clint Holmes Joins MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET for One-Night-Only Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2014

In celebration of the 58th anniversary of the infamous night that inspired the smash-hit production MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET, renowned musician Clint Holmes will take the stage for a special encore performance alongside the cast tonight, Dec. 4 at 8 p.m. in the Harrah's Las Vegas Showroom. For one-night-only, Holmes will perform Elvis Presley's 'All Shook Up' alongside the MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET cast during the finale. Tickets are available at the Showroom box office, by visiting MDQVegas.com or by calling (702) 777-2782. (more...)

Las Vegas Headliner Clint Holmes to Join MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET for One-Night-Only, 12/4Las Vegas Headliner Clint Holmes to Join MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET for One-Night-Only, 12/4
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2014

In celebration of the 58th anniversary of the infamous night that inspired the smash-hit production MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET, renowned musician Clint Holmes will take the stage for a special encore performance alongside the cast on Thursday, Dec. 4 at 8 p.m. in the Harrah's Las Vegas Showroom. For one-night-only, Holmes will perform Elvis Presley's 'All Shook Up' alongside the MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET cast during the finale. Tickets are available at the Showroom box office, by visiting MDQVegas.com or by calling (702) 777-2782. (more...)

MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET to Welcome ABSINTHE's Melody Sweets for Guest Role, 4/22MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET to Welcome ABSINTHE's Melody Sweets for Guest Role, 4/22
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2014

On Tuesday, April 22 ABSINTHE's "Green Fairy," Melody Sweets, will join the Las Vegas company of MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET onstage for a captivating encore performance. Sweets will perform a rendition of Janis Martin's "My Boy Elvis" alongside the cast at Harrah's Las Vegas at the conclusion of the evening's 7 p.m. show. Tickets are available at the Showroom box office, by visiting HarrahsLasVegas.com or by calling (702) 777-2782. (more...)

Photo Flash: MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Celebrates One Year in Las VegasPhoto Flash: MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Celebrates One Year in Las Vegas
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2014

On Wednesday (Feb. 19, 2014) the electrifying musical, MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET, celebrated its first anniversary in Las Vegas at Harrah's Las Vegas. Following a full standing ovation during the show's finale, cast member Marc D. Donovan ('Sam Phillips') took the stage to address the house, sharing words of gratitude for the audience's support of MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET in its first year. At the conclusion of his speech, the company was presented with a commemorative guitar-shaped cake onstage. Scroll down for photos! (more...)

Photo Flash: Holly Madison Visits MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET in Las VegasPhoto Flash: Holly Madison Visits MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET in Las Vegas
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2013

Holly Madison took the stage in Las Vegas for the first time in more than a year during a special encore performance of MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET at Harrah's Las Vegas. Performing on the 57th anniversary of the actual date that inspired the hit show, Dec. 4, 1956, Holly sang "The Lady Loves Me" from the hit movie "Viva Las Vegas" alongside the cast during the finale. Donning a stunning dress and period hair, Holly sang a beautiful and fun rendition of the Elvis and Ann-Margret duet that had the audience on their feet, clapping and cheering. Scroll down for photos! (more...)

Holly Madison Joins MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET for One Night OnlyHolly Madison Joins MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET for One Night Only
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2013

For the first time in more than a year, Holly Madison takes the stage in Las Vegas during a special encore performance of MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET tonight, Dec. 4 at 7 p.m. in the Harrah's Las Vegas Showroom. (more...)

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