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BWW TV Exclusive: MEMPHIS Cast Members Share What Stirred the Music of Their Souls BWW TV Exclusive: MEMPHIS Cast Members Share What Stirred the Music of Their Souls
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. (more...)
STAGE TUBE: MEMPHIS' Adam Pascal Appears on 'New York Live'STAGE TUBE: MEMPHIS' Adam Pascal Appears on 'New York Live'
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. (more...)
STAGE TUBE: Inside MEMPHIS' 1000th PerformanceSTAGE TUBE: Inside MEMPHIS' 1000th Performance
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. (more...)
BWW TV: MEMPHIS Celebrates 1000 Performances!BWW TV: MEMPHIS Celebrates 1000 Performances!
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! (more...)
Photo Coverage: MEMPHIS Celebrates 1,000th Performance!Photo Coverage: MEMPHIS Celebrates 1,000th Performance!
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! (more...)
MEMPHIS Producers Pledge Support to National Fund for New MusicalsMEMPHIS Producers Pledge Support to National Fund for New Musicals
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. (more...)
MEMPHIS to Celebrate 1000th Performance 3/14; Adam Pascal & Montego Glover Extend Through OctoberMEMPHIS to Celebrate 1000th Performance 3/14; Adam Pascal & Montego Glover Extend Through October
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. (more...)
MEMPHIS Adds 8pm Performances to March ScheduleMEMPHIS Adds 8pm Performances to March Schedule
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. (more...)
J. Bernard Calloway to Return to MEMPHIS, 2/28
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. (more...)
Broadway's MEMPHIS to be Featured on GREAT PERFORMANCES February 24
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. (more...)
J. Bernard Calloway to Return to MEMPHIS, 2/28; Christopher Jackson Departs 2/26J. Bernard Calloway to Return to MEMPHIS, 2/28; Christopher Jackson Departs 2/26
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. (more...)
MEMPHIS Celebrates Black History With INSPIRE CHANGE Talkback Series
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. (more...)
Nancy Opel Set Returns to Broadway's MEMPHIS
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 (more...)
Nancy Opel Set to Return to Broadway's MEMPHIS, 2/14Nancy Opel Set to Return to Broadway's MEMPHIS, 2/14
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. (more...)
MEMPHIS Celebrates Black History With INSPIRE CHANGE Talkback Series
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. (more...)
MEMPHIS Celebrates Black History With INSPIRE CHANGE Talkback SeriesMEMPHIS Celebrates Black History With INSPIRE CHANGE Talkback Series
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. (more...)
Broadway's MEMPHIS to be Featured on GREAT PERFORMANCES February 24Broadway's MEMPHIS to be Featured on GREAT PERFORMANCES February 24
by BWW News Desk - January 31, 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. (more...)
BWW TV EXCLUSIVE: BACKSTAGE WITH RICHARD RIDGE: Adam Pascal on Becoming MEMPHIS' 'Huey', Getting Famous Fast, and How He REALLY Feels About Rent BWW TV EXCLUSIVE: BACKSTAGE WITH RICHARD RIDGE: Adam Pascal on Becoming MEMPHIS' 'Huey', Getting Famous Fast, and How He REALLY Feels About Rent
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. (more...)
THE FRIDAY SIX: Q&As with Your Favorite Broadway Stars - James Monroe Iglehart!THE FRIDAY SIX: Q&As with Your Favorite Broadway Stars - James Monroe Iglehart!
by BWW - January 20, 2012

Welcome to THE FRIDAY SIX: Q&As With Your Favorite Broadway Stars. Want to know what hooked them to a career in the theater? Their dream roles? Their Broadway crushes? Read on! In this next edition, we caught up with MEMPHIS favorite James Monroe Iglehart, who also just finished filming a special cameo in the upcoming NBC series SMASH. (more...)
STAGE TUBE: Fenkart and Johnson Discuss MEMPHIS TourSTAGE TUBE: Fenkart and Johnson Discuss MEMPHIS Tour
by Stage Tube - January 20, 2012

MEMPHIS stars Bryan Fenkart and Julie Johnson spoke to Sharon Eberson of the Post-Gazette paper in Pittsburgh about the MEMPHIS tour. (more...)
STAGE TUBE: MEMPHIS Tour's Bryan Fenkart Performs Original SongSTAGE TUBE: MEMPHIS Tour's Bryan Fenkart Performs Original Song
by BWW News Desk - January 20, 2012

Bryan Fenkart of the MEMPHIS tour sings an original single, 'New World,' from his new album, 'Simple & Grey.' (more...)
BWW TV: Check Out Adam Pascal as 'Huey' in MEMPHIS; New Performance Footage!BWW TV: Check Out Adam Pascal as 'Huey' in MEMPHIS; New Performance Footage!
by BroadwayWorld TV - January 10, 2012

This past fall, Rent vet Adam Pascal stepped into the shoes of Tony nominee Chad Kimball as Broadway's newest 'Huey Calhoun' in MEMPHIS. Production footage of Pascal performing the show's 11th-hour number, 'Memphis Lives in Me' and the show's finale 'Steal Your Rock and Roll' has just been released and we bring it to you below! (more...)
Download Adam Pascal's 'Memphis Lives in Me' from MEMPHIS!Download Adam Pascal's 'Memphis Lives in Me' from MEMPHIS!
by BWW News Desk - January 2, 2012

This fall, RENT and AIDA vet Adam Pascal stepped into the shoes of Tony nominee Chad Kimball as Broadway's newest 'Huey Calhoun' in MEMPHIS. Hear the new star in action with a just released studio recording from the show's official website! (more...)
Photo Flash: Adam Pascal Takes On 'Huey' in MEMPHIS - First Look!Photo Flash: Adam Pascal Takes On 'Huey' in MEMPHIS - First Look!
by BWW News Desk - December 27, 2011

This fall, Rent vet Adam Pascal stepped into the shoes of Tony nominee Chad Kimball as Broadway's newest 'Huey Calhoun' in MEMPHIS. Check him out in action below! (more...)
STAGE TUBE: MEMPHIS' Patterson, Scott & Massey Sing 'I'll Be Home for Christmas'STAGE TUBE: MEMPHIS' Patterson, Scott & Massey Sing 'I'll Be Home for Christmas'
by BroadwayWorld TV - December 20, 2011

In the video below, JustinPatterson, Jamison Scott, and Kevin Massey, from the cast of Broadway's MEMPHIS, sing the holiday classic: 'I'll Be Home for Christmas.' Click below to check it out! (more...)

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