Memphis: Hit Touring Musical Comes to The 5th Avenue Theatre
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The last date listed for Memphis was Friday October 5, 2012 / 8:00pm.
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Although the singing was powerful, the cliched story line and bland lyrics kept this entertaining show from being a fantastic show. Winning elements of this production are the cast (especially Bryan Fenkart and Felicia Boswell). Is the show worth...continued
Turn up that dial … from the underground dance clubs of 1950s Memphis, Tennessee, comes a hot new Broadway musical that bursts off the stage with explosive dancing, irresistible songs, and a thrilling tale of fame and forbidden love. Inspired by actual events, Memphis_ is about a white radio DJ who wants to change the world and a black club singer who is ready for her big break. Come along on their incredible journey to the ends of the airwaves—filled with laughter, soaring emotion, and roof-raising rock ‘n’ roll. Winner of four 2010 Tony Awards® including Best Musical, Memphis_ features a Tony®-winning book by Joe DiPietro (I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change_) and a Tony®-winning original score with music by Bon Jovi founding member David Bryan. Directing is Tony® nominee Christopher Ashley (_Xanadu) and choreography is by Sergio Trujillo (Jersey Boys).
Memphis runs 2 hours 32 minutes, including a 20-minute intermission.
About the Ticket Supplier: The 5th Avenue Theatre
Since 1926, the magnificent 5th Avenue Theatre has captivated audiences with music, drama and laughter. Today, we proudly produce top-quality musical revivals, premieres of bound-for-Broadway shows, and present touring Broadway musicals. We also host a variety of special events, and offer a number of education and outreach programs to school-age children and adults.