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The Kennedy Center - Opera House
2700 F Street, NW Washington, DC 20566
202-467-4600
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"Memphis"
84 ratings
4.7 average rating
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8 events
7 reviews
2 stars
attended Jun 26 2012

Memphis was full of energy, great dancing and amazing voices.
The singing and dancing is almost non-stop, and the singing talent is incredible.

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5 events
2 reviews
1 stars
attended Jun 27 2012

Singing was outstanding! Dancing was terrific.
Very worthwhile going!! Performance received a standing ovation.

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Kay
3 events
1 review
0 stars
attended Jun 26 2012

lively,makes u want to dance

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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).

Performance Timing: Act I – 75 min.; Intermission – 20 min.; Act II – 55 min.

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