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Born in England, Colin Escott lives near Nashville, Tennessee. He is the author of several books, including Good Rockin' Tonight: Sun Records and the Birth of Rock 'n' Roll, the first in-depth account of the Sun Records story. He coproduced "Hank Williams: Honky Tonk Blues" for PBS and BBC, and won ... (read more)
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Born in England, Colin Escott lives near Nashville, Tennessee. He is the author of several books, including Good Rockin' Tonight: Sun Records and the Birth of Rock 'n' Roll, the first in-depth account of the Sun Records story. He coproduced "Hank Williams: Honky Tonk Blues" for PBS and BBC, and won ... (read 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...)

VIDEO: First Look - Tom Hiddleston Performs 'Move It On Over' from Hank Williams Biopic
by TV News Desk - Sep 10, 2015

The actor took to Twitter today to share a first look at a performance of Williams' 'Move It On Over' from the film (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: 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: 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.' (more...)

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. (more...)

BWW TV: Original Lead Singer of The Shirelles Announces Post-Show BABY IT'S YOU Concerts
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 15, 2011

The original lead singer of The Shirelles, Shirley Alston Reeves, attends Broadway's Baby It's You! and made a special curtain call announcement that she will be giving special post-show concerts from Tuesday July 19th - Friday July 22nd. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Behind the Scenes of the BABY IT'S YOU! Recording Session
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 18, 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!, which began previews Saturday, March 26, at the Broadhurst Theatre (235 West 44th Street), opens Wednesday, April 27, 2011, at 6:30pm (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...)

BWW TV: Broadway Beat at BABY IT'S YOU! Opening Night!
by Broadway Beat - Apr 28, 2011

The new Broadway musical Baby It's You! tells the inspiring story of Florence Greenberg, the woman who changed the recording world forever when she discovered The Shirelles and created Scepter Records, becoming the music industry's first female powerhouse. Starring Tony Award winner Beth Leavel as Greenberg, conceived by Floyd Mutrux, directed by Floyd Mutruxand 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! began performances at Broadway's Broadhurst Theatre (235 West 44th Street) Saturday, March 26, 2011, and opened last night, April 27, 2011, at 6:30pm. (more...)

BWW TV: BABY IT'S YOU Performance Highlights!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 26, 2011

BABY IT'S YOU! began previews Saturday, March 26, at the Broadhurst Theatre (235 West 44th Street), and opens Wednesday, April 27, 2011, at 6:30pm. 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 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, with musical supervision and arrangements by Rahn Coleman, orchestrations by Don Sebesky and musical direction by Shelton Becton. Click below for performance highlights! (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: First Look at BABY IT'S YOU!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 24, 2011

In BABY IT'S YOU!, Beth Leavel stars as Florence Greenberg, the woman who changed the recording world forever when she discovered The Shirelles and created Scepter Records, becoming the music industry's first female powerhouse. Check out a sneek peak from the show below! (more...)

BWW TV: Broadway Beat Meets BABY IT'S YOU!
by Broadway Beat - Mar 10, 2011

In BABY IT'S YOU!, Beth Leavel stars as Florence Greenberg, the woman who changed the recording world forever when she discovered The Shirelles and created Scepter Records, becoming the music industry's first female powerhouse. The cast performed for press at the Hard Rock Cafe in New York City and Broadway Beat was on hand for the performance and to meet the cast! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: First Look At BABY IT'S YOU
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 10, 2011

Tony Award winner Beth Leavel discusses the upcoming Broadway production of Baby It's You! during a photo shoot for the new musical. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Baby It's You! - First Look with Beth Leavel
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 10, 2011

A behind the scenes look of the publicity images shoot for the new Broadway musical Baby It's You! has just been released! (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...)

STAGE TUBE: Kathie Lee Gifford Takes the Stage with MDQ
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 27, 2011

Today Wednesday, January 26, Kathie Lee Gifford joined the cast of Million Dollar Quartet on stage for a special 'Sitting in with the Band' performance. Click below for a first look at her performance! (more...)

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