Sierra Repertory Theatre Presents MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET

Sierra Repertory Theatre continues its 2018 Season with 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 Michael Ray Wisely,? music directed by Mark Seiver, ?and will feature a cast of actor/musicians playing instruments live onstage as their iconic characters. This production plays at the Historic Fallon House Theatre in Columbia State Park.

The Tony Award winning musical is set on December 4, 1956, when an extraordinary twist of fate brought Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins and Elvis Presley together at Sun Records in Memphis for what would be one of the greatest jam sessions ever. Million Dollar Quartet brings that legendary December night to life with an irresistible tale of broken promises, secrets, betrayal and celebrations that is both poignant and funny. Relive the era with the smash-hit sensation featuring an incredible score of rock 'n' roll, gospel, R&B and country hits, performed live onstage by world-class actors and musicians. Showcased hit songs include: "Blue Suede Shoes," "Fever," "Walk the Line," "Sixteen Tons," "Who Do You Love?," "Great Balls of Fire," "Folsom Prison Blues," "Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On," "Hound Dog," and more.

"Along with plenty of humor, there is depth and authenticity in the book of this musical," says director Michael Ray Wisely. "The audience gets to be in the room with a few of the most recognizable stars of their lifetimes and listen in as they struggle with the choices, successes, and failures that would shape the rest of their lives and careers. Now add some of the most popular music of the 20th century and... goodness gracious!"

The Million Dollar Quartet cast features:

Joe Boover* as Elvis Presley

Sean Riley* as Carl Perkins

Benjamin Van Diepen* as Jerry Lee Lewis

Stephen Hardy as Johnny Cash

Hannah Zilber as Dyanne

Jeff Jeffers as Sam Phillips

Chris Cerreto as Fluke/Drummer

Chris McGraw as Brother Jay/Bassist

*Member, Actors' Equity Association

The creative team also includes scenic design by Brian Dudkiewicz, lighting design by Mike Sali, costume design by Diana Newington, properties design by Matt Sweetland.

Million Dollar Quartet is rated G.

Tickets for Million Dollar Quartet can be purchased online at, or by phone at (209) 532-3120,? e-mail:, or by visiting the East Sonora Theatre Box Office (Tuesdays through Saturdays, 11am - 5pm). The Fallon House Theatre Box Office is open two hours prior to Columbia show-times. Performances at the Historic Fallon House Theatre in Columbia State Park (11175 Washington St, Columbia, CA 95310) begin on March 30 and continue through May 6. Performance times are Wednesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays, and Sundays at 2pm, Fridays and Saturdays at 7pm. Ticket prices range from $32 to $47. Discounts for seniors, children, and students (18 and over with student ID) are available for all performances. Special discounts for groups of 20 or more are also available.

Events taking place during the run of Million Dollar Quartet include:

Opening Night Reception - Friday, March 30

The Opening night audience is invited to join the Cast, Production Team, and SRT Staff for a light reception at Christopher's Ristorante at the City Hotel in Columbia State Park. No-host bar, cash only.

Post-Show Talkback - Friday, April 27

Enjoy our Talkback series with Marketing Director Jerry Lee and members of the cast following this performance, FREE with the purchase of a ticket for that evening's performance.


Sierra Repertory Theatre is a professional non-profit theater located in California's beautiful Sierra Nevada Foothills. Since 1980, Sierra Rep has focused on its original mission: to present audiences with a broad range of theatrical literature at the highest production quality possible; to pay artists and staff a living wage and to make a vibrant contribution to our community's economy, culture and spirit. Sierra Repertory Theatre is a registered not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization.

For more information about Sierra Repertory Theatre and upcoming shows, please visit or call the box office at (209) 532-3120. Follow Sierra Repertory Theatre on Instagram at @SierraRep; and on Facebook at

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