Photo Flash: First Look at Laguna Playhouse's MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET

There'll be a whole lotta shakin' going on as Laguna Playhouse is thrilled to present the first show in its 98th season, the Tony nominated Broadway musical, MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET, produced by Gershwin Entertainment, book by Colin Escott & Floyd Mutrux, original concept and direction by Floyd Mutrux, musical direction by Jon Rossi and directed by Tim Seib. Executive Director Ellen Richard comments, "What a way to start our 98thseason with a musical inspired by the electrifying true story of four legends in the same recording studio on one magical night." Adds Artistic Director Ann E. Wareham, "With our friends from Gershwin Entertainment, our subscribers and audiences are going to rock the night away with this amazing cast, amazing songs and we hope we can keep the roof from blowing off the Playhouse with this spectacular summertime musical event!"

MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET will begin previews on Thursday, July 5; will open on Sunday, July 8 at 6:00pm and perform through Sunday, July 29, 2018 at the Laguna Playhouse, 606 Laguna Canyon Drive in Laguna Beach.

MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET explodes on stage with a monumental night of rock 'n' roll. Inspired by the most famous jam session in recording history, this smash-hit musical tells the story of legendary music icons Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, and Carl Perkins as they come together on December 4, 1956 at the famous Sun Studios. Featuring 21 timeless hits including "Blue Suede Shoes," "Sixteen Tons," "Great Balls of Fire," "I Walk the Line," "Fever," "Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On," "See Ya Later, Alligator," "Fever," "Folsom Prison Blues," and "Hound Dog," this thrilling musical brings you inside the recording studio to experience an irresistible tale of broken promises, secrets, betrayal and celebrations. Recommended for audiences 10 and older.

MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET will begin previews on Thursday, July 5 at 2:00pm; will open on Sunday, July 8 at 6:00pm and will run through Sunday, July 29, 2018 at the Laguna Playhouse, 606 Laguna Canyon Road in Laguna Beach.

Performances will be Tuesdays through Saturdays at 7:30pm; Thursdays and Saturdays at 2pm & 7:30pm; Sundays at 1pm $ 5:30pm.There will no performance on Thursday, July 12 at 2pm or Sunday, July 29 at 5:30pm. The Sunday, July 8 performance will begin at6:00pm.

Tickets range from $75 - $105 and can be purchased online at www.lagunaplayhouse.com or by calling (949) 497-ARTS (2787). Group discounts are available by calling 949-497-2787 ext. 229. Prices subject to change.

The box office is open Mondays - Saturdays: 11a.m. to 5 p.m. (open until showtime on performance days); Sundays: 11a.m. - 4p.m.

For more information on all shows and programming visit www.lagunaplayhouse.com.

Photo Credit: Ed Krieger

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Photo Flash: First Look at Laguna Playhouse's MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET
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Photo Flash: First Look at Laguna Playhouse's MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET
The company of Laguna Playhouse MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET

Photo Flash: First Look at Laguna Playhouse's MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET
The company of Laguna Playhouse MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET

Photo Flash: First Look at Laguna Playhouse's MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET
The company of Laguna Playhouse MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET

Photo Flash: First Look at Laguna Playhouse's MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET
The company of Laguna Playhouse MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET

Photo Flash: First Look at Laguna Playhouse's MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET
Tiffan Borelli and Daniel Durston

Photo Flash: First Look at Laguna Playhouse's MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET
Daniel Durston, Billy Rude, Peter Oyloe and Austin Hohnke

Photo Flash: First Look at Laguna Playhouse's MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET
Tiffan Borelli and Company

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