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Floyd Mutrux

 
Bio:
Floyd Mutrux apprenticed at Alley Theatre, Houston; Second City, Chicago; studied in NY while working at Second City and attending Columbia University; in Los Angeles, created ideas, wrote, directed or produced 50 films in 25 years: American Hot Wax (Best Picture, Director, Village Voice, etc.), ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Floyd Mutrux apprenticed at Alley Theatre, Houston; Second City, Chicago; studied in NY while working at Second City and attending Columbia University; in Los Angeles, created ideas, wrote, directed or produced 50 films in 25 years: American Hot Wax (Best Picture, Director, Village Voice, etc.), ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

Productions

 
[Broadway, 2011]
Director
 
[West End, 2011]
Director
 
[Broadway, 2010]
Director

Writing

Bookwriter
Conceiver
Conceiver
Bookwriter
Writer

Photos

Co-Bookwriter Colin Escott & wife with Brigitte Mutrux & Floyd Mutrux attending the P Photo

Co-Bookwriter Colin Escott & wife with Brigitte Mutrux & Floyd Mutrux attending the Pasadena Playhouse Pre-Broadway Opening Night Reception for 'Baby It's You!' at Angus Restaurant in New York City.

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05/08/2011
'Baby It's You!' Co-Bookwriter ans Co-Director Floyd Mutrux and Choreographer Birgitt Photo

'Baby It's You!' Co-Bookwriter ans Co-Director Floyd Mutrux and Choreographer Birgitte Mutrux attending the Pasadena Playhouse Pre-Broadway Opening Night Reception for 'Baby It's You!' at Angus Restaurant in New York City.

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Date:
05/08/2011
Stephen Eich, Sheldon Epps, Birgitte Mutrux & Floyd Mutrux attending the Pasadena Pla Photo

Stephen Eich, Sheldon Epps, Birgitte Mutrux & Floyd Mutrux attending the Pasadena Playhouse Pre-Broadway Opening Night Reception for 'Baby It's You!' at Angus Restaurant in New York City.

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05/08/2011
(L-R)  Patti Eisenberg, Sheldon Epps, 'Baby It's You!' Co-Bookwriter ans Co-Director  Photo

(L-R) Patti Eisenberg, Sheldon Epps, 'Baby It's You!' Co-Bookwriter ans Co-Director Floyd Mutrux and Choreographer Birgitte Mutrux attending the Pasadena Playhouse Pre-Broadway Opening Night Reception for 'Baby It's You!' at Angus Restaurant in New York

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Date:
05/08/2011
Stephen Eich, Sheldon Epps, Birgitte Mutrux & Floyd Mutrux attending the Pasadena Pla Photo

Stephen Eich, Sheldon Epps, Birgitte Mutrux & Floyd Mutrux attending the Pasadena Playhouse Pre-Broadway Opening Night Reception for 'Baby It's You!' at Angus Restaurant in New York City.

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Date:
05/08/2011

 

Stage

Productions

[Broadway, 2011]
Director

[West End, 2011]
Director

[Broadway, 2010]
Director

Writing
Bookwriter
Conceiver
Conceiver
Bookwriter
Writer

Floyd Mutrux Biography

Floyd Mutrux apprenticed at Alley Theatre, Houston; Second City, Chicago; studied in NY while working at Second City and attending Columbia University; in Los Angeles, created ideas, wrote, directed or produced 50 films in 25 years: American Hot Wax (Best Picture, Director, Village Voice, etc.), Scarecrow (Best Film, Cannes), Hollywood Knights, Urban Cowboy, The Untouchables, American Me, Freebie and the Bean, Up in Smoke, Dick Tracy, Ice Cube's new football movie, and with his wife, Birgitte, created a rock 'n' roll ‚ÄėField of Dreams': Moon Over Memphis.

Floyd Mutrux Awards and Nominations

 
Tony Awards - 2010 - Best Book of a Musical
Floyd Mutrux, Million Dollar Quartet

Floyd Mutrux News

BWW Review: Jukebox Musical MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET at Chappaqua Performing Arts Cente Photo BWW Review: Jukebox Musical MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET at Chappaqua Performing Arts Center
by Bruce Apar - May 4, 2022

Apart from the infectious, wall-to-wall music, which is rousingly played live on stage by all the actors, what makes Million Dollar Quartet a crowd-pleaser is the interpersonal dramas driven by the egos of four pop music pioneers. 

MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET to be Presented at The Westchester Theatre Photo MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET to be Presented at The Westchester Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 5, 2022

Million Dollar Quartet brings that unbelievable musical moment to life with an irresistible tale of broken promises, secrets, betrayal, humor, celebration, unforgettable performances of such timeless and enduring hits as 'Blue Suede Shoes,' 'Fever,' 'That's All Right,' and more.

BWW Exclusive: First Look at MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET at La Mirada Theatre Photo BWW Exclusive: First Look at MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET at La Mirada Theatre
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 21, 2022

The new year is going to ‚ÄúShake, Baby, Shake!‚ÄĚ as La Mirada Theatre For The Performing Arts presents the electrifying Broadway musical, Million Dollar Quartet, book by Colin Escott & Floyd Mutrux, original concept and direction by Floyd Mutrux, inspired by Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, and Carl Perkins and directed by Tim Seib.

The Barn Theatre Announces Full 2022 Built By Barn Season Photo The Barn Theatre Announces Full 2022 Built By Barn Season
by Stephi Wild - Dec 16, 2021

The Barn Theatre in Cirencester has today announced their 2022 Built by Barn Season, which comprises seven new productions.

MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET to be Presented at La Mirada Theatre For the Performing Arts Photo MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET to be Presented at La Mirada Theatre For the Performing Arts
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 14, 2021

The new year is going to ‚ÄúShake, Baby, Shake!‚ÄĚ as¬†LA MIRADA THEATRE FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS¬†presents the electrifying Broadway musical,¬†MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET,¬†book by Colin Escott & Floyd Mutrux, original concept and direction by Floyd Mutrux, inspired by Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, and Carl Perkins¬†and¬†directed by Tim Seib.¬†

Delaware Theatre Company to Present MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Photo Delaware Theatre Company to Present MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 8, 2021

Delaware Theatre Company has announced¬†its second production of the 2021/22 Season, the Tony¬ģ¬†Award‚Äďwinning musical¬†Million Dollar Quartet¬†directed by Matt Silva, running¬†December 1‚Äď19, 2021.¬†Colin Escott and Floyd Mutrux wrote the book based on Floyd Mutrux‚Äôs original concept.

MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET is Coming to the Boch Center Shubert Theatre This October Photo MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET is Coming to the Boch Center Shubert Theatre This October
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 7, 2021

Million Dollar Quartet is making its return to the stage this fall for three performances at the Boch Center Shubert Theatre in Boston on October 29th at 8:00 PM and October 30th at 2:00 PM and 8:00 PM.

Theatre Calgary Announces 2021-22 Season of Plays Photo Theatre Calgary Announces 2021-22 Season of Plays
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 31, 2021

Their new mini-season of four plays includes a world premiere, the return of a holiday classic, a heartwarming story about community and women, and a rock 'n' roll show that will make you want to dance in the aisles.

MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET At Northern Stage Now In Performance Photo MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET At Northern Stage Now In Performance
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 12, 2021

To close out the outdoor summer season at Northern Stage's newly-built Courtyard Theater, Northern Stage presents Million Dollar Quartet, August 11 - September 12.

The Gateway and Gershwin Entertainment to Present MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Photo The Gateway and Gershwin Entertainment to Present MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 28, 2021

The US National Tour of Million Dollar Quartet will officially re-launch its run at The Gateway in Bellport, NY, on Wednesday, August 4 and run through Saturday, August 21.  

Floyd Mutrux Videos

VIDEO: HEARTBREAK HOTEL Shakes, Rattles, and Rolls Into Broadway In Chicago VideoVIDEO: HEARTBREAK HOTEL Shakes, Rattles, and Rolls Into Broadway In Chicago
by Stage Tube - Jul 17, 2018

Broadway In Chicago presents HEARTBREAK HOTEL, a musical premiere that ignites the stage of the Broadway Playhouse at Water Tower Place (175 E. Chestnut). Get a first look below!

VIDEO: There's a Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On in Highlights from MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET at Paper Mill Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2017

Paper Mill Playhouse, recipient of the 2016 Regional Theatre Tony Award, presents the smash hit musical Million Dollar Quartet with book by Colin Escott and Floyd Mutrux, original concept by Mr. Mutrux, inspired by Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, and Carl Perkins. Performances will run now through Sunday, April 23, 2017 at Paper Mill Playhouse (22 Brookside Drive) in Millburn, NJ. Check out highlights from the show below!

BWW TV: MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Gang Gets Back Together at Paper Mill Playhouse- Go Inside Rehearsal!
by TV - On the Road - Mar 26, 2017

Paper Mill Playhouse¬†(Mark S. Hoebee-Producing Artistic Director,¬†Todd Schmidt-Managing Director), recipient of the 2016 Regional Theatre Tony¬ģ Award, has announced casting for the smash hit musical Million Dollar Quartet with book by¬†Colin Escott¬†and¬†Floyd Mutrux, original concept by Mr. Mutrux, inspired by¬†Elvis Presley,¬†Johnny Cash,¬†Jerry Lee¬†Lewis, and¬†Carl Perkins. Directed by Tony¬ģ Award nominee¬†Hunter Foster¬†and with music direction by¬†James Barry, the 8-member ensemble will feature¬†James Barry¬†as¬†Carl Perkins,¬†Alex Boniello¬†as¬†Elvis Presley,¬†Jason Loughlin¬†as Sam Phillips,¬†Scott Moreau¬†as¬†Johnny Cash,¬†David Sonneborn¬†as Fluke,¬†Bligh Voth¬†as Dyanne,¬†Sam Weber¬†as Brother Jay, and¬†Nat Zegree¬†as¬†Jerry Lee¬†Lewis.¬†

The Rep Unveils Principal Cast of MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 31, 2017

In their primes, Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins could burn the house down at will. They weren't so much musicians as they were forces of nature, with talent and bravado that turned popular music upside down.

VIDEO: Watch First Promo for CMT's SUN RECORDS, Based on Broadway's MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET
by Caryn Robbins - Dec 19, 2016

The all-new scripted series based on the Tony Award(R)-winning musical MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET will join 'Nashville' to complete CMT's new Thursday line-up. 

Breaking News: THE BODYGUARD to Launch National Tour at Paper Mill Playhouse; Full 2016-17 Season Set!
by Tyler Peterson - Feb 19, 2016

Following its annual season guessing game, Paper Mill Playhouse announced today the lineup for its 2016-2017 season, featuring four musicals, one play and a highly anticipated US premiere. Season subscriptions are on sale now and are available by calling 973-315-3717 or by visiting the theater's website at www.PaperMill.org.

STAGE 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!

STAGE TUBE: MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Visits 'Good Day LA'
by Stage Tube - Jun 21, 2012

Broadway/L.A. is featuring MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET, the Broadway musical inspired by the electrifying true story of four rock 'n' roll icons, which made its L.A. Premiere at the Pantages Theatre in Hollywood for a limited 2 week engagement June 19. The cast just visited 'Good Day LA' where they performed 'Blue Suede Shoes' and you can check it out below!

STAGE TUBE: Ladies from BABY IT'S YOU! Cover 'Firework' for July 4th!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 30, 2011

Inspired by the true story of Florence Greenberg, the woman who in the late 1950's took the male-dominated music industry by storm, BABY IT'S YOU! is a new Broadway musical conceived by Floyd Mutrux, directed by Floyd Mutrux and Sheldon Epps, and written by Tony nominated book writers Mutrux and Colin Escott, the team behind Broadway's Million Dollar Quartet. BABY IT'S YOU! stars 2011 Tony Award nominee Beth Leavel, Allan Louis and Geno Henderson in a cast of 12 that features Erica Ash, Kelli Barrett, Kyra Da Costa, Erica Dorfler, Jahi A. Kearse, Barry Pearl, Christina Sajous, Crystal Starr and Brandon Uranowitz. In the video below, the ladies who play the Shirelles celebrate the Fourth of July with a cover of Katy Perry's 'Firework.'

STAGE TUBE: BABY IT'S YOU! Ladies Cover Rihanna!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 23, 2011

Inspired by the true story of Florence Greenberg, the woman who in the late 1950's took the male-dominated music industry by storm, BABY IT'S YOU! is a new Broadway musical conceived by Floyd Mutrux, directed by Floyd Mutrux and Sheldon Epps, and written by Tony nominated book writers Mutrux and Colin Escott, the team behind Broadway's Million Dollar Quartet. BABY IT'S YOU! stars 2011 Tony Award nominee Beth Leavel, Allan Louis and Geno Henderson in a cast of 12 that features Erica Ash, Kelli Barrett, Kyra Da Costa, Erica Dorfler, Jahi A. Kearse, Barry Pearl, Christina Sajous, Crystal Starr and Brandon Uranowitz.


Floyd Mutrux Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Floyd Mutrux written?
Floyd Mutrux has written 3 shows including Million Dollar Quartet (Bookwriter), Baby It's You! (Conceiver), Heartbreak Hotel (Writer).

What awards has Floyd Mutrux been nominated for?
Best Book of a Musical (Tony Awards) for Million Dollar Quartet .