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BROADWAY’S MEMPHIS COMING TO SELECT MARCUS THEATRES ® LOCATIONS

Published On: Friday, April 22, 2011

BROADWAY’S MEMPHIS COMING TO SELECT MARCUS THEATRES ® LOCATIONS

 

MEMPHIS, Broadway’s current Tony Award®-winning Best Musical, is hitting big screens nationwide! 

 

 

Milwaukee, Wis., April 29, 2011. . . . .Marcus Theatres® today announced that MEMPHIS, Broadway’s current Tony Award®-winning Best Musical is coming to select theatre locations for an exclusive three-night run on Thursday, April 28 at 7:30 p.m., Sunday, May 1 at 12:30 p.m. and Tuesday, May 3 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $20 and can be purchased online at www.marcustheatres.com. This is the first time the current Tony Award®-winning musical will be presented in movie theaters while concurrently running on Broadway.

 

MEMPHIS takes place in the smoky halls and underground clubs of the segregated 50’s, where a young white DJ named Huey Calhoun (Chad Kimball) fell in love with everything he shouldn’t: rock and roll and an exhilarating black singer (Montego Glover). MEMPHIS is an original story about the cultural revolution that erupted when his vision met her voice and the music changed forever. In addition to the electrifying musical, audiences will be treated to an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at the production that won four 2010 Tony Awards®.

 

Presented by NCM Fathom and Broadway Worldwide, MEMPHIS was captured live in performance at Broadway’s renowned Shubert Theatre in New York City with the original Broadway cast. MEMPHIS is directed by Tony® nominee Christopher Ashley (Xanadu), with choreography by Sergio Trujillo (Jersey Boys), and an all-star cast including Tony® nominee Chad Kimball, Tony® nominee Montego

Glover, Derrick Baskin, J. Bernard Calloway, James Monroe Iglehart, Tony® nominee Michael McGrath

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and Cass Morgan. MEMPHIS also features a Tony®-winning original score with music and lyrics composed by David Bryan, Grammy Award®-winning keyboard player and founding member of Bon Jovi.

 

For more information about MEMPHIS on Broadway, please visit www.MemphistheMusical.com.

 

MEMPHIS will be shown at the following Marcus Theatres locations:

                        Illinois: Addison, Elgin, Gurnee and Orland Park

                        Iowa: Sycamore, Iowa City

                        Minnesota: Duluth; Oakdale and Parkwood, Waite Park

                        Nebraska: South Pointe, Lincoln and Village Pointe, Omaha

                        North Dakota: Century, Fargo

                        Ohio: Crosswoods, Columbus and Pickerington

Wisconsin: Appleton East; Bay Park, Ashwaubenon; Eastgate, Madison; LaCrosse; Majestic, Brookfield; Sheboygan; Menomonee Falls; Point, Madison; Renaissance, Sturtevant and South Shore, Oak Creek

 

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