Memphis The Musical

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Biographical Info

From the underground dance clubs of 1950’s Memphis where rock and roll was born, comes a hot musical that bursts off the stage with explosive dancing, irresistible songs and a thrilling tale of fame and forbidden love.  “Memphis” tells the story of DJ Huey Calhoun, a good ole’ local boy with a passion for R&B music and Felicia Farrell, an up-and-coming black singer that’s ready for her big break.  Come along on their incredible journey that’s filled with laughter and roof-raising rock ‘n’ roll. With original songs by Grammy® winner and Bon Jovi co-founder David Bryan, and a gripping true-life inspired story from writer Joe DiPietro, “Memphis” will leave you exhilarated by its explosive blend of electrifying music, soaring emotion and undeniable energy.

In 2010, “Memphis” won four Tony Awards®, including the award for Best Musical, as well as four Drama Desk Awards, including the award for Outstanding Musical.

Categories: 2014-2015 Season, Broadway, Theatre