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Chicago's MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Celebrates 1,000 Performances Chicago's MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Celebrates 1,000 Performances
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2011

On Friday, Friday 18, 2011, Million Dollar Quartet will celebrate its 1000th performance in Chicago by putting a new block of tickets on sale for performances through September 25, 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 successful, multiple Tony-nominated Broadway run and a London production, opening February 28. (more...)

MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Announces New Block of Tix On Sale 10/1MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Announces New Block of Tix On Sale 10/1
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2010

Beginning Friday, October 1, 2010, a new block of tickets will be on sale for performances through May 30, 2011, of Million Dollar Quartet, 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. (more...)

MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Announces New Block of Tix On Sale 10/1MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Announces New Block of Tix On Sale 10/1
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2010

Beginning Friday, October 1, 2010, a new block of tickets will be on sale for performances through May 30, 2011, of Million Dollar Quartet, 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. (more...)

MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Extends To January 2011 At The Apollo TheaterMILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Extends To January 2011 At The Apollo Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2010

Beginning Friday, June 18, a new block of tickets will be on sale for performances through January 2, 2011, of MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET, 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. The production continues to break box office records at the Apollo Theater, 2540 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago. Tickets are available at the Apollo box office, phone (773) 935-6100, and online through Ticketmaster, www.ticketmaster.com. (more...)

MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Extends Through 9/5 MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Extends Through 9/5
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2010

A new block of tickets for Million Dollar Quartet, the new hit 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, will go on sale Friday, March 26, 2010. Tickets will be on sale through September 5, 2010. (more...)

MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Announces New Chicago CastMILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Announces New Chicago Cast
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2010

Million Dollar Quartet has announces its new Chicago cast: Emmy Award-winning actor David Lago (Elvis Presley), accomplished musician/performer Lance Lipinsky (Jerry Lee Lewis), Chicago musician and actor Gabe Bowling (Carl Perkins), and Jeff Award nominee Sean Sullivan (Johnny Cash). The cast also includes Tim Decker ('Father of Rock 'n' Roll' Sam Phillips) and original Chicago cast members Kelly Lamont (Elvis' girlfriend Dyanne), Billy Shaffer (Fluke/Drummer) and Chuck Zayas (Jay Perkins/Bass). The new cast will begin performances on February 3, 2010. (more...)

The Cast of MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET To Give Free Performance At The Navy Pier 6/19The Cast of MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET To Give Free Performance At The Navy Pier 6/19
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2009

The free concert is set to take place on Friday, June 19 at 5:00 p.m. The stars of Million Dollar Quartet will draw crowds to the Dock Street Stage, playing two 20-minute sets of beloved hits including ?Blue Suede Shoes,? ?Great Balls of Fire,? and ?Who Do You Love,? among others. (more...)

MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Cast Perform Free Concert In Millennium Park 6/2MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Cast Perform Free Concert In Millennium Park 6/2
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2009

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, will be performing a free concert at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park this summer, on Tuesday, June 2, 2009, at 6:30 p.m. (more...)

Million Dollar Quartet Hosts Grammy Foundation Benefit 1/29Million Dollar Quartet Hosts Grammy Foundation Benefit 1/29
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2009

Million Dollar Quartet will host an evening to benefit GRAMMY Foundation programs in the Chicago area with one-night-only extended encore featuring Chicago Blues' legendary harp player and singer Billy Branch on January 29, 2009, at The Apollo Theater, 2540 N. Lincoln. The evening begins at 6:00 p.m. with a pre-show reception with silent auction items, including tickets to the 2010 GRAMMY Awards; a Memphis vacation for two, including airfare, two nights at the Peabody Hotel, tickets to Sun Studios, Graceland, STAX Museum of American Soul Music, Gibson Guitar Factory tour, and passes to clubs on Beale Street; music memorabilia signed by past GRAMMY winners and unique opportunities with the Million Dollar Quartet cast. Following the performance there will be a reception with the Million Dollar Quartet cast members. This exclusive performance and reception will benefit GRAMMY Foundation? programs in the Chicago area, which foster future generations of music professionals and helps preserve our nation's musical heritage. Organized under the banner of GRAMMY in the Schools?, the Foundation's education programs for young people include GRAMMY Camp?, the GRAMMY? Jazz Ensembles, GRAMMY Career Day, GRAMMY Signature Schools and GRAMMY SoundChecks. (more...)

Million Dollar Quartet Hosts Grammy Foundation Benefit 1/29Million Dollar Quartet Hosts Grammy Foundation Benefit 1/29
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2009

Million Dollar Quartet will host an evening to benefit GRAMMY Foundation programs in the Chicago area with one-night-only extended encore featuring Chicago Blues' legendary harp player and singer Billy Branch on January 29, 2009, at The Apollo Theater, 2540 N. Lincoln. The evening begins at 6:00 p.m. with a pre-show reception with silent auction items, including tickets to the 2010 GRAMMY Awards; a Memphis vacation for two, including airfare, two nights at the Peabody Hotel, tickets to Sun Studios, Graceland, STAX Museum of American Soul Music, Gibson Guitar Factory tour, and passes to clubs on Beale Street; music memorabilia signed by past GRAMMY winners and unique opportunities with the Million Dollar Quartet cast. Following the performance there will be a reception with the Million Dollar Quartet cast members. This exclusive performance and reception will benefit GRAMMY Foundation? programs in the Chicago area, which foster future generations of music professionals and helps preserve our nation's musical heritage. Organized under the banner of GRAMMY in the Schools?, the Foundation's education programs for young people include GRAMMY Camp?, the GRAMMY? Jazz Ensembles, GRAMMY Career Day, GRAMMY Signature Schools and GRAMMY SoundChecks. (more...)

Cast of RING OF FIRE celebrates Johnny Cash's 82nd BirthdayCast of RING OF FIRE celebrates Johnny Cash's 82nd Birthday
by BWW News Desk - Jan 1, 2001

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