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Carl Perkins News

Date of Death: January 19, 1998
Gender: Male
2018 Season Announced at The Cape Playhouse2018 Season Announced at The Cape Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2017

Michael Rader, Producing Artistic Director of The Cape Playhouse, today announced the 2018 summer line-up for the historic Playhouse's 92nd season. The six-play schedule will feature three plays and three musicals-including three Playhouse premieres-in a season featuring Tony and Drama Desk Award-winning shows and the New England premiere of an exciting new production of the classic movie Clue.  (more...)

BWW Previews: WEEKENDER at Columbia, SCBWW Previews: WEEKENDER at Columbia, SC
by Patrick Michael Kelly - Aug 17, 2017

One last blast of summer on Total Eclipse Weekend in Columbia with a one-night-only event from The Jasper Project and a special encore run at Town Theatre! (more...)

Palo Alto Players presents MILLION DOLLAR QUARTETPalo Alto Players presents MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

Palo Alto Players opens its 2017-18 season with the South Bay regional premiere of Million Dollar Quartet, the high voltage Broadway musical inspired by the famed recording session that brought together rock 'n' roll legends Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, and Carl Perkins for one unforgettable night of musical magic.  Million Dollar Quartet is directed by Jeffrey Bracco, musically directed by Katie Coleman, and features a cast of local Bay Area actors and musicians playing instruments live on stage as their iconic characters.  Million Dollar Quartet runs September 15 - October 1 at the Lucie Stern Theater, 1305 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto. For information or tickets, visit paplayers.org or call 650.329.0891. (more...)

MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET to Arrive in Toronto This WinterMILLION DOLLAR QUARTET to Arrive in Toronto This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2017

Drayton Entertainment will bring their popular production of the world-wide smash-hit musical MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET to Toronto. Written by Colin Escott and Floyd Mutrux, the Drayton Entertainment production is directed by Alex Mustakas, the company's artistic director. (more...)

BWW Feature: 26TH ANNUAL SEASON ANNOUNCED at Kravis Center For The Performing ArtsBWW Feature: 26TH ANNUAL SEASON ANNOUNCED at Kravis Center For The Performing Arts
by John Lariviere - Aug 10, 2017

KRAVIS CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS Announces 26th Annual Season of Spectacular Concerts, Blockbuster Performances and Smash Hits from Broadway (more...)

BWW Review: MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Jams Out at the BenedumBWW Review: MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Jams Out at the Benedum
by Dylan Shaffer - Aug 9, 2017

Imagine a room filled with four of the greatest rising stars of the music industry today. It's hard to think of only four standout artists, but on December 4, 1956 in a small auto shop-turned-recording studio, Sam Phillips, owner of Sun Records, found himself in the company of Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins, and Johnny Cash. Million Dollar Quartet chronicles this impromptu recording session with four of the hottest artists of the time, taking liberties and dramatizing the one act musical to make a plot of a single night worthy of a Broadway stage. (more...)

Warner Bros. Records to Reissue Six Steve Earle Albums in SeptemberWarner Bros. Records to Reissue Six Steve Earle Albums in September
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2017

Warner Bros. Records will release remastered versions of six classic Steve Earle albums next month, beginning with a trio of reissues on September 22 (more...)

Critic's Choice: What's Playing in Tennessee? Nashville Theater Calendar for August 9Critic's Choice: What's Playing in Tennessee? Nashville Theater Calendar for August 9
by Jeffrey Ellis - Aug 9, 2017

Feeling the urge to let your imagination run wild, your spirit to soar or to just leave the world in which you live and go on an adventure? Sounds like a trip to the theater is in order! Luckily, companies all over the Volunteer State have been hard at work, creating new productions to transform and to transport, shows that will entertain you this summer. That's where THE NASHVILLE THEATER CALENDAR comes in handy: Peruse our listings every week to find out what shows you should see! (more...)

'Walk the Line' to Barter Theatre for MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET'Walk the Line' to Barter Theatre for MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2017

The Tony® Award-winning Broadway musical Million Dollar Quartet, inspired by the electrifying true story, rocks Barter Theatre's Gilliam Stage on Aug. 18. (more...)

Photo Flash: MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Rocks and Rolls at Pittsburgh CLOPhoto Flash: MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Rocks and Rolls at Pittsburgh CLO
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2017

Pittsburgh CLO presents the rock 'n roll hit MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET for the first time, August 8 - 13 at the Benedum Center. (more...)

BWW Review: MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET - A Jubilant Evening Of RockabillyBWW Review: MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET - A Jubilant Evening Of Rockabilly
by Lynn Beaver - Aug 5, 2017

For decades ZACH Theatre has been the jewel in Austin's crown of arts, setting the tone for others with style and quality, once again they have brought the best live entertainment around to the Topfer Stage in collaboration with Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma located in Oklahoma City. MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET is nothing short of fantastic from beginning to end. (more...)

Critic's Choice: What's Playing in Tennessee? Nashville Theater Calendar for August 3, 2017Critic's Choice: What's Playing in Tennessee? Nashville Theater Calendar for August 3, 2017
by Jeffrey Ellis - Aug 3, 2017

Feeling the urge to let your imagination run wild, your spirit to soar or to just leave the world in which you live and go on an adventure? Sounds like a trip to the theater is in order! Luckily, companies all over the Volunteer State have been hard at work, creating new productions to transform and to transport, shows that will entertain you this summer. That's where THE NASHVILLE THEATER CALENDAR comes in handy: Peruse our listings every week to find out what shows you should see! (more...)

10th Anniversary Gala Benefits ArtsBridge Foundation at Cobb Energy Centre on 9/2110th Anniversary Gala Benefits ArtsBridge Foundation at Cobb Energy Centre on 9/21
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2017

ArtsBridge Foundation is celebrating Cobb Energy Centre's 10th Anniversary with an electrifying evening of music, entertainment and fun! Festivities include a reception emceed by Paul Milliken from FOX 5 Atlanta, a sumptuous dinner created by Nicholas Panter from Chef de Cuisine, and a performance of the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical, Million Dollar Quartet. The Gala will take place at Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre on Thursday, September 21.  (more...)

MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET to Rock Pittsburgh CLO for the First Time This AugustMILLION DOLLAR QUARTET to Rock Pittsburgh CLO for the First Time This August
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2017

Pittsburgh CLO presents the rock 'n roll hit MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET for the first time, August 8 - 13 at the Benedum Center. (more...)

Critic's Choice: What's Playing in Tennessee? Nashville Theater Calendar for July 27, 2017Critic's Choice: What's Playing in Tennessee? Nashville Theater Calendar for July 27, 2017
by Jeffrey Ellis - Jul 27, 2017

Feeling the urge to let your imagination run wild, your spirit to soar or to just leave the world in which you live and go on an adventure? Sounds like a trip to the theater is in order! Luckily, companies all over the Volunteer State have been hard at work, creating new productions to transform and to transport, shows that will entertain you this summer. That's where THE NASHVILLE THEATER CALENDAR comes in handy: Peruse our listings every week to find out what shows you should see! (more...)

Totem Pole Playhouse presents MILLION DOLLAR QUARTETTotem Pole Playhouse presents MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

Million Dollar Quartet brings the legendary 1956 recording session to life with an irresistible tale of broken promises, secrets, betrayals and celebrations that is both poignant and funny. The production recreates the era with an incredible score of rock 'n' roll, gospel, R&B and country hits, performed live onstage by world-class actors and musicians. The production features such classic hit songs as: "Blue Suede Shoes," "I Walk the Line," "Folsom Prison Blues," "Who Do You Love?," "Great Balls of Fire," "That's Alright Mama," "Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On," "Hound Dog," and more. (more...)

GUYS & DOLLS, STEEL MAGNOLIAS, BEAUTY & THE BEAST and More Highlight Rivertown Theaters' 2017-18 SeasonGUYS & DOLLS, STEEL MAGNOLIAS, BEAUTY & THE BEAST and More Highlight Rivertown Theaters' 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

Rivertown Theaters for the Performing Arts is about to kick-off another spectacular and diverse lineup of productions for the 2017-2018 season. First up on the boards - the Frank Loesser celebrated musical classic, 'Guys & Dolls' running September 8 - 24th. (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET at Totem Pole PlayhousePhoto Flash: Meet the Cast of MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET at Totem Pole Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

Totem Pole Playhouse, Pennsylvania's premiere summer theater located in Caledonia State Park between Gettysburg and Chambersburg, PA, announces the opening night performance of the fourth and final offering in the theatre's four-show subscription series, the Tony Award-winning musical Million Dollar Quartet. Million Dollar Quartet is set on December 4, 1956, when an extraordinary twist of fate brought together Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins and Elvis Presley at Sun Records in Memphis for what would be one of the greatest jam sessions ever. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the cast in character below! (more...)

Jerry Lee Lewis to Play B.B. King's in NYC, Honored by Country Artists on Skyville LiveJerry Lee Lewis to Play B.B. King's in NYC, Honored by Country Artists on Skyville Live
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2017

???????Jerry Lee Lewis is one of the all-time greatest singer-songwriters, musicians and pianists. A true American Stylist akin to all-time greats Hank Williams, Jimmie Rodgers and Al Jolson, he is an architect of great genres such as rock n' roll and rockabilly as well as a commander of country music and the blues. (more...)

BWW Interview: TJ Jones IS The King for Centre Stage's MILLION DOLLAR QUARTETBWW Interview: TJ Jones IS The King for Centre Stage's MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET
by Neil Shurley - Jul 20, 2017

'I hope the old will reminisce, the young will find interest in these characters, and everybody will wanna just dance.' (more...)

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