Broadway.com resident artist Justin ‘Squigs’ Robertson took a trip South in the racially charged 1950s to groove to the bluesy sounds of Memphis, where love and music dare to cross color lines. In this emotional sketch, Squigs captures the pivotal moment Felicia (Montego Glover), a black aspiring singer, gets her big break delivering “Someday” over the airwaves at the radio station where Huey (Adam Pascal) works as a deejay. Take a look at Squigs' portrait of this budding romance, and then head to the Shubert Theatre to see the star-crossed lovers collide in the Tony-winning hit musical Memphis!
About the Artist: With a desire to celebrate the magic of live theater and those who create it, and with a deep reverence for such touchstones as the work of Al Hirschfeld and the wall at Sardi’s, Squigs is happy and grateful to be among those carrying on the traditions where theater and caricature meet. He was born and raised in Oregon, lived in Los Angeles for quite a long time and now calls New York City his home. Click to e-mail Squigs. Photo by Matthew Murphy