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VIDEO: Watch Clips From MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET at the Marriott TheatreVIDEO: Watch Clips From MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET at the Marriott Theatre
by Stage Tube - Jan 23, 2019

There's a whole lot of shakin' goin' on with the smash hit MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET, running January 16 through March 16, 2019 with a press opening on January 23 at 7:30 p.m. at the Marriott Theatre, 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire. Inspired by a true story, this rockin' tribute is directed by James Moye, joined by Jeff Award-winning Musical Director Ryan T. Nelson. MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET captures the contagious spirit, freewheeling excitement, and thrilling sounds of the once-in-a-lifetime event where four of music's best talents came together. (more...)

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! (more...)

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® 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® 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.  (more...)

VIDEO: Watch First Promo for CMT's SUN RECORDS, Based on Broadway's MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET
by TV News Desk - 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.  (more...)

BWW TV: Groove to Highlights from MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET at Finger Lakes
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 15, 2016

The Tony nominated, rock n' roll megahit, Million Dollar Quartet, opens tonight, September 15, at The Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival. The show runs until October 1 at the Merry-Go-Round Playhouse as part of the Festival's 2016 season. Based on the Dec. 4, 1956 recording session between Carl Perkins, Johnny Cash, Elvis Presley and Jerry Lee Lewis, 'Million Dollar Quartet' features over 21 hits by the legendary artists. Click below to watch highlights from the show! (more...)

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! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Holly Madison Performs with MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET in Vegas
by Stage Tube - Dec 5, 2013

Holly Madison took the stage in Las Vegas for the first time in more than a year during a special encore performance of MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET at Harrah's Las Vegas. Performing on the 57th anniversary of the actual date that inspired the hit show, Dec. 4, 1956, Holly sang 'The Lady Loves Me' from the hit movie 'Viva Las Vegas' alongside the cast during the finale. Donning a stunning dress and period hair, Holly sang a beautiful and fun rendition of the Elvis and Ann-Margret duet that had the audience on their feet, clapping and cheering. Click below to watch Madison in action onstage! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Frankie Moreno Jams with MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET
by Stage Tube - Oct 2, 2013

Stratosphere headliner Frankie Moreno joined the cast of the smash-hit musical MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET at Harrah's Las Vegas for a special guest encore appearance, performing the Jerry Lee Lewis hit,"Rockin' My Life Away." Watch a video of the performance below! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: AMERICAN IDOL's Taylor Hicks Jams with MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET
by Stage Tube - Sep 26, 2013

'American Idol' winner and Paris Las Vegas headliner Taylor Hicks joined the cast of MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET at Harrah's Las Vegas for an on-stage jam session, performing the Buddy Holly classic 'Not Fade Away.' Click below to watch a clip from the performance! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Veronic DiClaire Performs 'Jackson' and More with MILLON DOLLAR QUARTET
by Stage Tube - Aug 6, 2013

Last night, August 5, 2013, VERONIC Voices star, Veronic DiCaire, joined the cast of MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET onstage for a special guest performance at Harrah's Las Vegas. Performing the voice of June Carter for the first time ever, the vocal impressionist sang a duet of 'Jackson' alongside MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET cast member, Benjamin D. Hale, who portrays Johnny Cash in the production. Click below to watch a clip from the performance! (more...)

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! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: The Million Dollar Quartet Cast Plays Rosie Show
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 7, 2011

The Chicago cast of Million Dollar Quartet performed live in the Rosie studio. The show features Rosie Show staffer Sean Sullivan playing the role of Johnny Cash. Watch as they perform classics like Johnny Cash's 'I Walk the Line,' Elvis Presley's 'Hound Dog' and more. (more...)

'Elvis: The Great Performances' Tops Billboard's Top Music Video Sales Chart
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2011

It looks like all of America -- is rockin' to Elvis: The Great Performances as it debuts at the top spot - #1 - on Billboard's Top Music Video Sales chart this week. Released August 2, 2011, Elvis: The Great Performances 2 DVD Set (Hip-O/SOFA Entertainment) captures the talent, mesmerizing stage presence and charisma of the man known throughout the world as the 'King' of Rock ‘N' Roll. This collection follows Elvis' career from his first televised appearance that shocked America and had everyone talking about his hip-shaking performance, to a sold-out concert a few weeks before his death on August 16, 1977. With over 2-hours of re-mastered footage, new packaging, and never-before-seen interviews, Elvis: The Great Performances 2 DVD set offers a glimpse into the world of one of America's most beloved icons. (more...)

BWW TV: Robert Britton Lyons Brings His Rockabilly Alter-Ego Back to Broadway in MDQ!
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 13, 2011

On May 3, Robert Britton Lyons, Million Dollar Quartet's original Carl Perkins, returned home to the Nederlander stage in the hit production. Lyons is just back from West End, where he originated the role of Perkins in Million Dollar Quartet for London audiences. Original co-star Hunter Foster rejoined the produciton on May 3, as well. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Performs at Tribeca
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 8, 2011

The Broadway cast of MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET performed 'Blue Suede Shoes' at the annual Tribeca Film Festival on April 30. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Cowboy Jack Clement Performs in MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 22, 2011

Yesterday evening, Clement took the stage of the Nederlander Theatre to join the cast of MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET in the special encore. Cowboy Jack Clement is a legendary songwriter and record producer. On the date of the 1956 Million Dollar Quartet sessions at Sun Records, Jack was the engineer. Without Cowboy Jack, Presley, Cash, Lewis & Perkin's impromptu recording session would never have been documented on tape. Cowboy Jack has worked with such legends as Johnny Cash, Dolly Parton, Ray Charles, Carl Perkins, Bobby Bare, Elvis Presley, Jim Reeves, Jerry Lee Lewis, Cliff Richard, Charley Pride, Tom Jones, Dickey Lee, Hank Snow, and Waylon Jennings. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Visits Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 13, 2011

The Chicago production of Million Dollar Quartet opened in 2008 and is still playing to packed houses at the Apollo Theatre. In the following video the cast takes a trip to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland. Click below to check it out! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Lee Rocker Performs with MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 31, 2011

Yesterday Lee Rocker, bassist and vocalist for the Grammy nominated band The Stray Cats performed "Rockabilly Boogie" in celebration of his final performance with the cast of MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET, the Broadway musical sensation. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Lee Rocker Jams with MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2011

Lee Rocker, bassist and vocalist for the Grammy nominated band The Stray Cats, participated in a special on stage jam session at Million Dollar Quartet during his final performance with the show yesterday, January 30. Rocker temporarily joined the cast of Million Dollar Quartet for 12 performances only starting January 21 in the role of ‘Jay Perkins.' (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Kathie Lee & Hoda Talk MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 27, 2011

Yesterday Kathie Lee Gifford, the co-host of the fourth hour of NBC's 'Today Show' performed the Patsy Kline classic 'Stop Look and Listen' with the cast of MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET, the Broadway musical sensation. (more...)

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