— A new musical about the birth of rock 'n' roll in the turbulent 1950s.
|On Sale||aug 24, 2009|
|Preview||sep 23, 2009|
|Opening||oct 19, 2009|
|Closing||aug 05, 2012|
2hrs, 30mins. (1 Intermission)
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Set in the turbulent south in the 1950s, Memphis is the story of Huey Calhoun, a white radio DJ whose love of good music transcends race lines and airwaves. Thanks in part to his passionate persistence, "race" music reaches the center of the radio dial, quickly exploding throughout mainstream America. But when Huey falls for a beautiful black singer he has set on the path to stardom, whether the world is really ready for this music, and their love, is put to the test.
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What is Memphis Like?
This rollicking new musical is like a non-stop ball of energy. From the first notes of its electrifying opening number “Underground” right up to a rousing finale called “Steal Your Rock ‘n’ Roll,” Memphis delivers one energetic song after the next, with some of the best ...