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Memphis: A New Musical - 2009 - 2009 Broadway Articles Page 2

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by BWW News Desk - April 3, 2012
Hockadoo! The 2010 Tony winning Best Musical MEMPHIS will continue to blow the roof off of theatres across the country into the 2012 -2013 season. The season will kick off on September 11th in Portland, OR at the Keller Auditorium, and a return engagement is scheduled in the city where it all began - Memphis, TN at the Orpheum Theatre. On Wednesday, March 14th MEMPHIS celebrated its' 1,000th performance on Broadway where it continues to bring audiences to their feet on a daily basis.
by BroadwayWorld TV - March 30, 2012
The 2010 Tony Award winning Best Musical Memphis partnered with the American Alliance for Theatre and Education to celebrate March as Theatre in Our Schools Month. In this video, Memphis' rockin' cast members sit down with their very own Bobby 'Big Love,' James Monroe Iglehart, as they share what stirred the music of their souls and inspired them to pursue a career in the theatre.
by Stage Tube - March 22, 2012
Broadway vet Adam Pascal appeared on 'New York Live' to talk about his current role as 'Huey Calhoun,' in the Tony Award-winning musical MEMPHIS as well as his other roles he has performed on Broadway.
by BroadwayWorld TV - March 22, 2012
Hockadoo! The 2010 Tony Award winning Best Musical MEMPHIS just celebrated 1,000 performances on Broadway yesterday, March 14th at the 2pm matinee performance. Memphis stars Montego Glover, Chad Kimball, Adam Pascal, Derrick Baskin, James Monroe Iglehart and John Jellison were in attendance, as well as Memphis book and music writers Joe DiPietro and David Bryan, Memphis choreographer Sergio Trujillo, and Rent's Anthony Rapp. BroadwayWorld has your coverage of the event with interviews with past and present stars of Memphis. Watch the video below!
by Stage Tube - March 20, 2012
MEMPHIS the musical recently celebrated its 1000th performance on Broadway at the Shubert Theatre. The following video shows all of the excitement surrounding this milestone, including some of the MEMPHIS guys bursting into song.
by Kevin Thomas Garcia - March 15, 2012
Hockadoo! The 2010 Tony Award winning Best Musical MEMPHIS just celebrated 1,000 performances on Broadway on Wednesday, March 14th at the 2pm matinee performance. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the celebration below!
by BWW News Desk - March 14, 2012
The National Alliance for Musical Theatre (NAMT) announced today that Kenny and Marleen Alhadeff, NAMT members and partners in Junkyard Dog Productions, have made a four-year pledge to support NAMT's National Fund for New Musicals, a program that awards grants to not-for-profit member theatres to support the development of new works. This grant helps match a 5-year leadership pledge made by Stacey Mindich in 2011. Together, these contributions create a solid, vital foundation on which NAMT will build the future of this young program.
by BWW News Desk - March 12, 2012
Hockadoo! The 2010 Tony Award winning Best Musical MEMPHIS announced today that it will celebrate 1,000 performances on Broadway on Wednesday, March 14th at the 2pm matinee performance. MEMPHIS also just announced that stars Montego Glover and Adam Pascal will continue in their respective roles as "Felicia Farrell" and "Huey Calhoun" through October 2012.
by BWW News Desk - March 5, 2012
Starting March 6, MEMPHIS will begin a new performance schedule:Tuesday at 7pm, Wednesday - Saturday evenings at 8pm, Wednesdays and Saturdays at 2pm, and Sundays at 3pm. Please check www.telecharge.com for specific information.
by BWW News Desk - February 28, 2012
Original Broadway cast member J. Bernard Calloway will return to the company as 'Delray,' following his performance in the critically acclaimed Jitney at the Two River Theater Company. Calloway will resume performances on Tuesday, February 28th. Christopher Jackson played his final performance on Sunday, February 26th.
by BWW News Desk - February 24, 2012
Broadway's Memphis, winner of four Tony Awards® including Best Musical, Best Score, Best Book and Best Orchestrations, comes to THIRTEEN's Great Performances Friday, February 24 at 9 p.m. on PBS (check local listings). Featuring the original Broadway cast, including Tony nominees Chad Kimball and Montego Glover, as well as Derrick Baskin, J. Bernard Calloway, James Monroe Iglehart, Michael McGrath and Cass Morgan. Memphis is the historic first Best Musical Tony Award winner to air on U.S. national television with its original principals while simultaneously continuing a successful Broadway run and national tour.
by BWW News Desk - February 23, 2012
The 2010 Tony Award winning Best Musical MEMPHIS announced today that original Broadway cast member J. Bernard Calloway will return to the company as "Delray," following his performance in the critically acclaimed Jitney at the Two River Theater Company. Calloway will resume performances on Tuesday, February 28th. Current "Delray" Christopher Jackson will play his final performance on Sunday, February 26th.
by BWW News Desk - February 23, 2012
The Inspire Change Talkback Series celebrating Black History Month, minorities, and their impact on the entertainment industry, will begin on Thursday, February 9th. Immediately following 7pm performances of MEMPHIS on Thursdays in February, patrons will be invited to participate in a talkback about the role of minorities in various aspects of the performing arts including dance, music and theater. Each talkback will feature a guest moderator along with cast members from the show.
by BWW News Desk - February 14, 2012
Nancy Opel will return to the company of the 2010 Tony Award winning Best Musical MEMPHIS as "Mama." Opel will begin performances today. Current "Mama" Cass Morgan played her final performance on Sunday, February 12th. Opel returns from a leave of absence where she appeared in David Bryan and Joe DiPietro's The Toxic Avenger at The Alley Theater in Houston, TX
by BWW News Desk - February 10, 2012
The 2010 Tony Award winning Best Musical MEMPHIS announced today that Nancy Opel will return to the company as "Mama." Opel will begin performances on Tuesday, February 14th. Current "Mama" Cass Morgan will play her final performance on Sunday, February 12th. Opel returns from a leave of absence where she appeared in David Bryan and Joe DiPietro's The Toxic Avenger at The Alley Theater in Houston, TX.
by BWW News Desk - February 9, 2012
The first of these talkbacks will be tonight (Thursday, February 9th) and the topic will be dance. MEMPHIS welcomes The Ailey School to the show.
by BWW News Desk - February 6, 2012
The producers of the 2010 Tony Award winning Best Musical MEMPHIS announced today that the Inspire Change Talkback Series celebrating Black History Month, minorities, and their impact on the entertainment industry, will begin on Thursday, February 9th.
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - February 2, 2012
Welcome to BroadwayWorld's first-ever talk show, BACKSTAGE WITH Richard Ridge. Follow Richard as he visits the theater's best and brightest in their dressing rooms, on their stages and favorite hang outs to talk about their lives, careers and all of the things you don't know, but want to know. This time, we bring you Adam Pascal, RENT's original 'Roger' and newest resident of MEMPHIS, 'Huey Calhoun'. In this candid talk, Pascal opens up about the joys and challenges of taking over a celebrated role, what it was like becoming so famous, so fast, and why he - surprisingly - wasn't the biggest fan of the Rent film.