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10057 Star Starred
The 5th Avenue Theatre
Located between University and Union 1308 5th Avenue Seattle, WA 98101
206-625-1900
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"Memphis"
27 ratings
4.7 average rating
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10 events
5 reviews
3 stars
attended Oct 02 2012

A great play and our seats were great, on first floor with slight angle.

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Galatea
4 events
1 review
0 stars
attended Oct 02 2012

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

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76 events
41 reviews
8 stars
attended Oct 03 2012

Fabulous! Memphis took me through so many emotions. Actors/musicians were wonderful. I highly recommend seeing this wonderful production.

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Description

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. 

<em>The Pajama Game</em> Rodgers & Hammerstein's <em>The King and I</em> <em>The Liar</em> <em>La Traviata</em> <em>The Snowy Day and Other Stories</em> by Ezra Jack Keats