Million Dollar Quartet on Tour

Running Time
1 Hour and 40 Minutes, with no intermission


Signature Theatre Announces The Cast And Creative Team For LIGHT YEARS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2018

Signature Theatre is proud to announce the full cast and creative team for the world premiere production of Light Years. Directed by Signature Theatre Artistic Director Eric Schaeffer (Broadway's Follies, Gigi, Million Dollar Quartet), this new musical features music, lyrics and book by Robbie Schaefer of the band Eddie from Ohio. Robbie journeys from his childhood in India to the joys and struggles of growing up, pursuing his passion and raising a family. Entwined throughout is his cherished relationship with his father and his father's haunted past. Light Years will run February 6 March 4 in Signature Theatre's MAX Theatre. (more...)

Winners Announced For The 2017 BroadwayWorld Toronto Awards; COME FROM AWAY Wins Best Musical!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2018

The votes have been counted... Check out the fill list of winners for the 2017 BWW Regional Awards! (more...)

VIDEO: Watch Highlights from MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET at CAA Theatre!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2018

Watch the video to see actor J. Sean Elliott talk about his experience with the show, as well as performance highlights from Elliott and the rest of the cast of CAA's Million Dollar Quartet. (more...)

Review Roundup: MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Presented by Drayton Entertainment at CAA Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2018

Drayton Entertainment presents Million Dollar Quartet, the 2010 jukebox musical which tells the true story of the night when legends Jerry Lee Lewis, Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, and Carl Perkins played together for the first and last time. The production, with direction by Alex Mustakas and musical direction by Konrad Pluta, opened December 12th and runs through January 7th. (more...)

Kendra Kassebaum to Lead 5th Avenue Theatre's New Production of MAMMA MIA!, Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2018

Rehearsals begin today for The 5th Avenue Theatre's new production of Mamma Mia!, the celebrated musical that features the music of global pop sensation ABBA. The 5th Avenue Theatre is the first producing theater company in the Pacific Northwest to be granted the rights to create its own refreshed version of the show, which toured the world for nearly 20 years. (more...)

Artistic Director Dan Knechtges Makes Directing Debut at Theatre Under The Stars
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2018

Theatre Under The Stars' (TUTS) Artistic Director, Dan Knechtges is directing the upcoming production of MEMPHIS! (more...)

3 FACES OF THE KING Comes to El Portal Theatre Mainstage This February
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2018

3,000 Miles Off-Broadway Productions proudly presents 3 FACES OF THE KING at the historic El Portal Debbie Reynolds Mainstage Theatre, in the NOHO Arts District, North Hollywood, CA. This special two show only engagement will be presented Saturday, February 17, 2018 at 3 pm and 8 pm. (more...)

BWW Review: RENT at The Overture Center
by Scott Rawson - Jan 3, 2018

I care about Angel. But in all honesty . EVERYONE cares about Angel. Angel was created to be loved, and the actor Aaron Acaraz was made to be Angel. (more...)

Sun King Brewery Announces Seasonal Beer to Celebrate Opening of BEAUTIFUL: THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2018

Broadway in Indianapolis and Sun King Brewery announce the creation of Feel the Earth, a Sun King seasonal beer to celebrate the upcoming engagement of BEAUTIFUL The Carole King Musical in Indianapolis! Feel the Earth will be available at both Sun King Tap Room locations beginning January 19, and will be available at Clowes Hall January 30-February 4 before and during all 8 performances. (more...)

ONCE Falls Slowly to Playhouse On The Square
by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2018

Winner of 8 Tony Awards, including Best Musical, Once is an enchanting tale of a Dublin street musician who's about to give up on his dream when a beautiful young woman takes a sudden interest in his haunting love songs. As the chemistry between them grows, his music soars to powerful new heights, and their unlikely connection turns out to be deeper and more complex than your everyday romance. (more...)

The Greatest Music of the 1950s Comes to Life in BUDDY: THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY
by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2018

The show that inspired a generation of multi-million selling juke-box musicals including Jersey Boys, Mamma Mia and Million Dollar Quartet, BUDDY: The Buddy Holly Story comes to The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts on Friday, March 23 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are on sale now to theatre members and go on sale the general public on Tuesday, January 9 at 10 a.m. (more...)

Theaterati of the Year Among New First Night's Top Ten Categories Revealed
by Jeffrey Ellis - Jan 2, 2018

Design categories, road shows, theatrical events and the 12 people whose achievements in 2017 are particularly noteworthy were revealed tonight as part two of First Night's Top Ten of 2018 - critic Jeffrey Ellis' annual review of the best in Tennessee theater was presented during a live Facebook broadcast with two of the hosts of Midwinter's First Night (Ashley Wolfe and J. Robert Lindsay) announcing the work recognized among the best of 2017. (more...)

Atlanta Lyric Theatre Presents DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2018

Atlanta Lyric Theatre presents this fun filled musical comedy February 9-25, 2018. Two con men, three exceptional women, and the elite of the French Riviera collide in this sexy and irreverent farce. DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS performs at the Jennie T. Anderson Theatre (548 South Marietta Pkwy., Marietta). For tickets, reservations and group pricing visit www.AtlantaLyric.com or call 404-377-9948. (more...)

Photo Flash: The Gang is Grooving in Rivertown's MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2018

Rivertown Theaters continues to raise the theatrical bar with their premiere local production of Million Dollar Quartet, one of the most challenging shows for actors who play musical instruments, sing, and portray the four music world's iconic legends who created Rock & Roll. (more...)

Sierra Rep presents A Season Of Celebrations, Transformations and Music!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2018

Sierra Repertory Theatre audiences have been waiting on pins and needles to learn the title of the company's 2018 opening musical ! Sierra Rep , now in its 39 th year , opens their 2018 Season w ith Mamma Mia ! the smash - hit musical based on the songs of ABBA . (more...)

Right Angle Entertainment Announces Jim Lanahan As Vice President
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2018

Right Angle Entertainment announced today the hiring of Jim Lanahan as Vice President. He will be based in the Los Angeles offices handling touring show general management, marketing and operations for the company. He joins Right Angle Entertainment with a long history of working with Broadway and the road's biggest producers and productions including Disney Theatrical Productions, Really Useful Group and Blue Man Productions. Additionally, John Poland and Elissa E. Szieff have joined the executive team as Director of Touring, and Chief Financial Officer, respectively. Poland will be in charge of tour coordination and Szieff will handle all company business management and accounting. Carla Marie Rugg continues on as Associate Producer, and Cliff Kellas remains in his role as General Manager. (more...)

BWW Previews: WAITRESS at BROWARD CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS
by John Lariviere - Jan 12, 2018

Inspired by Adrienne Shelly's beloved film, WAITRESS tells the story of Jenna a waitress and expert pie maker, who dreams of a way out of her small town and loveless marriage. A baking contest in a nearby county and the town's new doctor may offer her a chance at a fresh start, while her fellow waitresses offer their own recipes for happiness. Jenna must summon the strength and courage to rebuild her own life. (more...)

Right Angle Entertainment Announces Jim Lanahan As Vice President
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2018

Right Angle Entertainment announced today the hiring of Jim Lanahan as Vice President. He will be based in the Los Angeles offices handling touring show general management, marketing and operations for the company. He joins Right Angle Entertainment with a long history of working with Broadway and the road's biggest producers and productions including Disney Theatrical Productions, Really Useful Group and Blue Man Productions. Additionally, John Poland and Elissa E. Szieff have joined the executive team as Director of Touring, and Chief Financial Officer, respectively. Poland will be in charge of tour coordination and Szieff will handle all company business management and accounting. Carla Marie Rugg continues on as Associate Producer, and Cliff Kellas remains in his role as General Manager. (more...)

Winners Announced For The 2017 BroadwayWorld Denver Awards; HAIRSPRAY Wins Best Comedic Musical!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2018

The votes have been counted... Check out the fill list of winners for the 2017 BWW Regional Awards! (more...)

National Tour of HAMILTON to Play Madison
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2018

The national tour of the Broadway musical HAMILTON will play in Madison, Wis., as part of the 2019/20 Broadway at Overture season, it was announced today by producer Jeffrey Seller and Overture Center for the Arts. (more...)

Photo Flash: Geva Theatre Center's 2017-2018 Season Continues with THE OTHER JOSH COHEN
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2018

Geva Theatre Center's 2017-2018 Season continues with The Other Josh Cohen, by David Rossmer and Steve Rosen and directed by Hunter Foster, in the Elaine P. Wilson Stage from January 9 through February 4. (more...)

3-D Theatricals presents MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2018

The untold tale of four rock n' roll pioneers and takes center stage when the hit Broadway musical Million Dollar Quartet returns to Southern California... courtesy of 3-D Theatricals (3DT), one of Los Angeles' and Orange County's most critically acclaimed musical theatre production companies. (more...)

MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Grooves at Encore Musical Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2018

The Encore Musical Theatre Company proudly presents Million Dollar Quartet, running February 1st through 25th, 2018, directed by Tobin Hissong, and music directed by R. MacKenzie Lewis. (more...)

RENT 20TH ANNIVERSARY TOUR at Overture Center
by Angie Stanton - Dec 31, 2017

Celebrating the 20th Anniversary of RENT, the Overture Center in Madison kicks off the year with the ground-breaking production from Tuesday, January 2, through Sunday, January 7, 2018. Honest and gritty to its core, RENT forever changed the face of musical theatre and continues to speak loudly and defiantly to audiences across generations and all over the world. (more...)

THE KING AND I Arrives Next Month at The Fox Cities PAC
by BWW News Desk - Dec 30, 2017

Ambassador Theatre Group and NETworks Presentations LLC announce that the national tour of the Lincoln Center Theater Production of Rodgers & Hammerstein's THE KING AND I will make its Fox Cities Performing Arts Center premiere for one week only as part of the Kimberly-Clark Broadway Across America Series. (more...)

THE KING AND I Shall Dance its Way to the Fox Cities PAC Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Dec 29, 2017

Ambassador Theatre Group and NETworks Presentations LLC announce that the national tour of the Lincoln Center Theater Production of Rodgers & Hammerstein's THE KING AND I will make its Fox Cities Performing Arts Center premiere for one week only as part of the Kimberly-Clark Broadway Across America Series. (more...)


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First Night's Top Ten for 2018 Announced in Nashville
by Jeffrey Ellis - Dec 29, 2017

First Night's Top Ten for 2018 - critic Jeffrey Ellis' annual review of the best in Tennessee theater were revealed last night during a live Facebook broadcast, with the hosts of Midwinter's First Night (Ashley Wolfe, J. Robert Lindsay, Tosha Pendergrast and Ben Pendergrast) announcing the productions and performances recognized among the best of 2017. (more...)

THE COLOR PURPLE Makes Dallas Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Dec 28, 2017

Dallas Summer Musicals, Inc. (DSM) and Broadway Across America are thrilled to bring the Tony Award -winning Broadway revival of THE COLOR PURPLE for its Dallas premiere at the Music Hall at Fair Park January 23-February 4, 2018. (more...)

BWW Review: MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET at NCPA- The Best of Broadway Comes to Mumbai
by Richa Das - Dec 26, 2017

The mesmerising NCPA venue, the holiday season, the best of rock and roll and Broadway put together- surely makes for a Million Dollar Quartet. This Christmas, Mumbai was host to a touring Broadway production of the Million Dollar Quartet, written and created by Colin Escott, Floyd Mutrux and Ian Talbot. India's fascination for the west and its long withstanding history of rock and roll were optimized to the maximum as full house weekends and roaring crowds embraced the musical. (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Toronto Awards; Just One Week Left!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Austin Awards; Just One Week Left!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Denver Awards; Just One Week Left!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

There'll Be A Whole Lot Of Shaking Going On At Rivertown with MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2017

Rivertown Theaters continues to raise the theatrical bar with their premiere local production of Million Dollar Quartet, one of the most challenging shows for actors who play musical instruments, sing, and portray the four music world's iconic legends who created Rock & Roll. (more...)

Legends Will Rock Cincinnati Playhouse in MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2017

The Tony Award-winning Million Dollar Quartet will take Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park audiences on an exciting step back in time beginning Jan. 20, 2018, where they can relive the impromptu jam sessions of Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins and Elvis Presley. The electrifying musical will run through Feb. 18 in the Playhouse's Marx Theatre. (more...)

Broadway Balances America Invites You To Celebrate 21 Years Of Razzle Dazzle With CHICAGO THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2017

Broadway Across America's collaboration with the award-winning morning show The Balancing Act, on the Lifetime Channel ends Season Four of the five-part series Broadway Balances America with CHICAGO THE MUSICAL. This new episode debuts on Wednesday, January 3rd at 7:30 am ET and will re-air on Wednesday, January 10th at 7:30 am ET. (more...)

National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene Presents BROADWAY A JEWISH AMERICAN LEGACY Honoring Jerry Zaks Tonight!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2017

Some of Broadway's biggest and brightest names will light the stage tonight in the all-star gala concert event, Broadway: A Jewish American Legacy, which will be presented by the National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene (NYTF) on Monday, December 18, 2017 at 7pm in the Edmond J. Safra Theatre at the Museum of Jewish Heritage (36 Battery Place). (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Austin Awards; Just Two Weeks Left!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Denver Awards; Just Two Weeks Left!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Toronto Awards; Just Two Weeks Left!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

The Pop Won't Stop as THE MARVELOUS WONDERETTES Arrive at The Rep
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2017

The Marvelous Wonderettes, written and created by Roger Bean and directed and choreographed by Melissa Rain Anderson, heats up January with a spirited performance of '50s and '60s pop classics at The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis. (more...)

MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET to Rock the Riverside Theatre for Two More Performances
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2017

Riverside Theatre's production of Million Dollar Quartet, adds two additional performances! Million Dollar Quartet runs January 2-21, 2018 on the Stark Stage and is sponsored by John and Marilyn McConnell with additional support from Riverside Theatre's Patron Producers' Group (more...)

BWW Review: Drayton's MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET at Mirvish Drags Through the Hits
by Taylor Long - Dec 14, 2017

Most people love jukebox musicals. Seeing some of the greatest hits from legends like Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins performed live, creates a nostalgic experience that is undeniably entertaining. Unless you're not a fan of the jukebox style - and I should state that generally, I am not. Then for you, this type of show drags itself through a seemingly endless list of tunes with little to no emotional journey. (more...)

Cast Announced for Winter Run of THE DIVIDE at The Old Vic
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2017

Written as a 'narrative for voices' by Alan Ayckbourn and brought to The Old Vic stage by Old Vic Baylis Director Annabel Bolton following its premiere at the Edinburgh International Festival, The Divide unfolds in a dystopian society of repression and seething insurrection. (more...)

Tickets for Broadway Musical SCHOOL OF ROCK at Hennepin Theatre Trust Go On Sale On Friday, 12/15
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2017

Hennepin Theatre Trust will present Broadway legend Andrew Lloyd Webber's high-octane Broadway and West End hit SCHOOL OF ROCK THE MUSICAL as part of the 2017-2018 Bank of America Broadway on Hennepin Season March 6-11, 2018 at the historic Orpheum Theatre (910 Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis). SCHOOL OF ROCK THE MUSICAL is based on the smash hit 2003 film of the same, featuring music from the movie, as well as an original score by Andrew Lloyd Webber, lyrics by Glenn Slater, a book by Julian Fellowes, choreography by JoAnn M. Hunter and direction by Laurence Connor. (more...)

Tickets On Sale Now For Rivertown Theaters' Season Announcement Party
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2017

The public is invited to one of the best entertainment evenings of the year when Rivertown Theaters for the Performing Arts presents its annual Season Announcement Party & Fundraiser on Saturday, January 6, 2017 and reveals the exciting line-up for the 2018-2019 season. (more...)

Terrance Mann and Douglas Sills Sign on for National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene's Gala Honoring Jerry Zaks
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2017

Tony Award nominees Terrance Mann (Pippin) and Douglas Sills (War Paint, The Scarlet Pimpernel) will join some of Broadway's biggest and brightest names lighting the stage in the all-star gala concert event, Broadway: A Jewish American Legacy, which will be presented by the National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene (NYTF) on Monday, December 18, 2017 at 7pm in the Edmond J. Safra Theatre at the Museum of Jewish Heritage (36 Battery Place). (more...)

Tickets to THE WIZARD OF OZ Now On Sale to the Public
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2017

Broadway In Boston announced today that tickets for the upcoming Boston engagement of THE WIZARD OF OZ, are currently on sale to the public. THE WIZARD OF OZ will play a limited five performances at the Boston Opera House January 12-14, 2018 as part of the 2017-2018 Lexus Broadway In Boston Season. (more...)

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