Photo Flash: MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Plays Smith Center!

The national tour of the Tony Award® - winning musical, MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET, is currently playing Las Vegas' Smith Center for the Performing Arts, where it will play through June 17. The Broadway musical inspired by the electrifying true story of four rock ‘n' roll icons, Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins will continue onto the Pantages Theatre on June 19.

The international smash hit musical, MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET is set on December 4, 1956, where an auspicious twist of fate brought Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins and Elvis Presley together. The place was Sun Records' storefront studio inMemphis. The man who made it happen was Sam Phillips, the "Father of Rock ‘n' Roll," who discovered them all. The four young musicians united for the only time in their careers for an impromptu recording that has come to be known as one of the greatest rock ‘n' roll jam sessions of all time.

MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET brings that legendary night to life with an irresistible tale of broken promises, secrets, betrayal and celebrations featuring an eclectic score of rock, gospel, R&B and country hits including; "Blue Suede Shoes," "Fever," "Sixteen Tons," "Who Do You Love?," "Great Balls of Fire," "Matchbox," "Folsom Prison Blues," "Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On," "Hound Dog," and more.

MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET won a Tony Award® for Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Musical and received a Tony Award® nomination for Best Musical and Best Book of a Musical (Colin Escott & Floyd Mutrux). The show received an Outer Critics Circle Award for Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical, a Drama Desk nomination for Outstanding Musical Revue and three Drama League nominations including Distinguished Production of a Musical and Distinguished Performance. MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET is directed by Eric Schaeffer and features a book by Colin Escott and Floyd Mutrux. The design team for the national tour includes: Derek McLane (scenic design), Howell Binkley (lighting design), Jane Greenwood (costume design), Kai Harada (sound design) and Chuck Mead (musical arrangements and supervision).

MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET is produced on Broadway by Relevant Theatricals, John Cossette Productions, American Pop Anthology and Broadway Across America For more information on MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET, visit www.milliondollarquartetlive.com. For booking information, please contact MerEdith Blair at The Booking Group (212) 869-9280 mblair@thebookinggroup.com

Photo Credit: RD / Kabik / Retna Digital 

Photo Flash: MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Plays Smith Center!

Photo Flash: MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Plays Smith Center!
Cast of Million Dollar Quartet

Photo Flash: MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Plays Smith Center!
Cast of Million Dollar Quartet

Photo Flash: MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Plays Smith Center!
Cast of Million Dollar Quartet

Photo Flash: MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Plays Smith Center!
Cast of Million Dollar Quartet

Photo Flash: MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Plays Smith Center!
Cast of Million Dollar Quartet

Photo Flash: MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Plays Smith Center!
Cast of Million Dollar Quartet

Photo Flash: MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Plays Smith Center!
Cast of Million Dollar Quartet

Photo Flash: MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Plays Smith Center!
Cast of Million Dollar Quartet

Photo Flash: MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Plays Smith Center!
Cast of Million Dollar Quartet

Photo Flash: MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Plays Smith Center!
Cast of Million Dollar Quartet

Photo Flash: MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Plays Smith Center!
Cast of Million Dollar Quartet

Photo Flash: MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Plays Smith Center!
Cast of Million Dollar Quartet

Photo Flash: MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Plays Smith Center!
Cast of Million Dollar Quartet

Photo Flash: MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Plays Smith Center!
Cast of Million Dollar Quartet

Photo Flash: MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Plays Smith Center!




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