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MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET - Miami Premiere At Arsht Center NOW PLAYING!MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET - Miami Premiere At Arsht Center NOW PLAYING!
by Beau Higgins - Dec 28, 2011

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 storefront 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 - Miami Premiere At Arsht CenterMILLION DOLLAR QUARTET - Miami Premiere At Arsht Center
by Beau Higgins - Dec 22, 2011

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 storefront 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 - Miami Premiere At Arsht CenterMILLION DOLLAR QUARTET - Miami Premiere At Arsht Center
by Beau Higgins - Dec 7, 2011

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 storefront 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...)

Casts of GODSPELL & MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET to Perform on ROSIE SHOW This WeekCasts of GODSPELL & MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET to Perform on ROSIE SHOW This Week
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2011

BroadwayWorld has confirmed Twitter reports that the Chigo cast of MILION DOLLAR QUARTET will make an appearance on OWN's 'The Rosie Show' on December 6, and Broadway's GODSPELL will stop by to perform on December 8. 'The Rosie Show' premiered on Oct. 10 on OWN and airs weekdays at 7 p.m. Visit http://www.oprah.com/rosie/rosie.html for additional information. (more...)

Million Dollar Quartet Tickets On Sale Friday at the Fox Cities P.A.C. 12/2Million Dollar Quartet Tickets On Sale Friday at the Fox Cities P.A.C. 12/2
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2011

The Fox Cities Performing Arts Center announces tickets for the national tour of the Broadway musical Million Dollar Quartet, inspired by the electrifying true story, will go on sale Friday, December 2 at 10:00 a.m. (more...)

Million Dollar Quartet Tickets On Sale Friday at the Fox Cities P.A.C. 12/2Million Dollar Quartet Tickets On Sale Friday at the Fox Cities P.A.C. 12/2
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2011

The Fox Cities Performing Arts Center announces tickets for the national tour of the Broadway musical Million Dollar Quartet, inspired by the electrifying true story, will go on sale Friday, December 2 at 10:00 a.m. (more...)

Million Dollar Quartet Comes To Grand Rapids, MI 1/17-22Million Dollar Quartet Comes To Grand Rapids, MI 1/17-22
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2011

The national tour of MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET, the international smash hit musical inspired by the true story of four rock n' roll icons will make its Grand Rapids premiere January 17-22, 2012 at DeVos Performance Hall as part of the Fifth Third Bank Broadway Grand Rapids Series. (more...)

Tickets Go On Sale for Million Dollar Quartet At Fisher TheatreTickets Go On Sale for Million Dollar Quartet At Fisher Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2011

The national tour of the Broadway musical MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET, inspired by the electrifying true story, will make its Detroit premiere at the Fisher Theatre January 24 - February 5. (more...)

PNC Broadway Across America-Pittsburgh Presents MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Nov. 1- Nov.6PNC Broadway Across America-Pittsburgh Presents MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Nov. 1- Nov.6
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2011

The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust announces the national tour of MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET, the Tony Award-winning new musical inspired by the true story of four rock 'n' roll icons will make its Pittsburgh premiere November 1-6, 2011, at the Benedum Center, as part of the PNC Broadway Across America-Pittsburgh series, presented by The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust, Pittsburgh Symphony and Broadway Across America. (more...)

PNC Broadway Across America-Pittsburgh Presents MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Nov. 1- Nov.6PNC Broadway Across America-Pittsburgh Presents MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Nov. 1- Nov.6
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2011

The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust announces the national tour of MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET, the Tony Award-winning new musical inspired by the true story of four rock 'n' roll icons will make its Pittsburgh premiere November 1-6, 2011, at the Benedum Center, as part of the PNC Broadway Across America-Pittsburgh series, presented by The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust, Pittsburgh Symphony and Broadway Across America. (more...)

Brandon Bennett, Heather Marie Marsden Join Chicago's MDQBrandon Bennett, Heather Marie Marsden Join Chicago's MDQ
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2011

Million Dollar Quartet, now in its third year, continues performances through December 31, 2011 as new cast members Brandon Bennett (Elvis Presley), Heather Marie Marsden (Dyanne) Brad Ber (Jay Perkins/Bass player) and Dan Leali (Fluke/Drummer) join Gabe Bowling (Carl Perkins), Lance Lipinsky (Jerry Lee Lewis), Sean Sullivan (Johnny Cash) and Tim Decker (Sam Phillips) for the hit show. The Tony-nominated musical inspired by the famed 1956 recording session that brought together legendary rock n' roll icons Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins and Elvis Presley, celebrates its long run in Chicago, a multiple Tony-nominated New York run, a long-running London production and a national tour beginning in October 2011. (more...)

PNC Broadway Across America-Pittsburgh Presents MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Nov. 1- Nov.6PNC Broadway Across America-Pittsburgh Presents MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Nov. 1- Nov.6
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2011

The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust announces the national tour of MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET, the Tony Award-winning new musical inspired by the true story of four rock 'n' roll icons will make its Pittsburgh premiere November 1-6, 2011, at the Benedum Center, as part of the PNC Broadway Across America-Pittsburgh series, presented by The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust, Pittsburgh Symphony and Broadway Across America. (more...)

MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Comes To Marcus Center For The Performing Arts, 9/18MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Comes To Marcus Center For The Performing Arts, 9/18
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2011

The Marcus Center as part of the Time Warner Cable Broadway at the Marcus Center Series and Broadway Across America-Milwaukee announces tickets for the national tour of the Broadway musical MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET, inspired by the electrifying true story, will go on sale Sunday, September 18 at Noon. (more...)

MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Comes To Marcus Center For The Performing ArtsMILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Comes To Marcus Center For The Performing Arts
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2011

The Marcus Center as part of the Time Warner Cable Broadway at the Marcus Center Series and Broadway Across America-Milwaukee announces tickets for the national tour of the Broadway musical MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET, inspired by the electrifying true story, will go on sale Sunday, September 18 at Noon. (more...)

Brandon Bennett, Heather Marie Marsden Join Chicago's MDQBrandon Bennett, Heather Marie Marsden Join Chicago's MDQ
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2011

Million Dollar Quartet, now in its third year, continues performances through December 31, 2011 as new cast members Brandon Bennett (Elvis Presley), Heather Marie Marsden (Dyanne) Brad Ber (Jay Perkins/Bass player) and Dan Leali (Fluke/Drummer) join Gabe Bowling (Carl Perkins), Lance Lipinsky (Jerry Lee Lewis), Sean Sullivan (Johnny Cash) and Tim Decker (Sam Phillips) for the hit show. The Tony-nominated musical inspired by the famed 1956 recording session that brought together legendary rock n' roll icons Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins and Elvis Presley, celebrates its long run in Chicago, a multiple Tony-nominated New York run, a long-running London production and a national tour beginning in October 2011. (more...)

Derek Keeling, Cody Slaughter et al to Star in MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET National Tour!Derek Keeling, Cody Slaughter et al to Star in MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET National Tour!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2011

Full casting has been announced for the upcoming national tour of MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET, the Broadway musical inspired by the electrifying true story of four rock n' roll icons. Portraying these icons are, Derek Keeling as Johnny Cash, Cody Slaughter as Elvis Presley, Martin Kaye as Jerry Lee Lewis and Lee Ferris as Carl Perkins. Christopher Ryan Grant will play the 'Father of Rock n' Roll,' Sam Phillips. The cast also features Kelly Lamont as Dyanne, and musicians Billy Shaffer (Fluke, drums), and Chuck Zayas (Jay Perkins, bass). (more...)

MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Offers Free Concert TodayMILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Offers Free Concert Today
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2011

The cast of the long-running, smash hit Million Dollar Quartet, Chicago's beloved musical inspired by the famed 1956 recording session that brought together legendary rock n' roll icons Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins and Elvis Presley, and throngs of excited music-lovers will rock the Jay Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park with a free concert on Tuesday, August 30 at 6:30 p.m. (more...)

MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Offers Free Concert, 8/30MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Offers Free Concert, 8/30
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2011

The cast of the long-running, smash hit Million Dollar Quartet, Chicago's beloved musical inspired by the famed 1956 recording session that brought together legendary rock n' roll icons Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins and Elvis Presley, and throngs of excited music-lovers will rock the Jay Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park with a free concert on Tuesday, August 30 at 6:30 p.m. (more...)

Million Dollar Quartet to Play at Thompson Center 8/5Million Dollar Quartet to Play at Thompson Center 8/5
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2011

The cast of the smash-hit Million Dollar Quartet, Chicago's beloved musical inspired by the famed 1956 recording session that brought together legendary rock n' roll icons Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins and Elvis Presley, and throngs of excited music-lovers will rock the Thompson Center with a free concert on Friday, August 5 at noon. (more...)

Chicago's MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Extended Through DecemberChicago's MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Extended Through December
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2011

Million Dollar Quartet, now in its third year, announces a new block of tickets on sale for performances through December 31, 2011. The Tony-nominated musical inspired by the famed 1956 recording session that brought together legendary rock n' roll icons Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins and Elvis Presley, celebrates its long run in Chicago, a multiple Tony-nominated New York run and a long-running London production. (more...)

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