Million Dollar Quartet Nashville – 2014 Concert Schedule
If you like good old-fashioned rock and roll, then
you're going to love Million Dollar Quartet, the smash-hit musical based on the legendary jam session of Elvis Presley, Johnny
Cash, Carl Perkins, and Jerry Lee Lewis. With timeless hits like "Hound Dog," "Matchbox," "Who Do You Love," and "Whole Lotta
Shakin' Goin' On," you'll be rockin' in your seat all night as the talented cast portrays their uncanny renditions of your
favorite rock tunes. Million Dollar Quartet is coming to Nashville and you don't want to miss this amazing show. To experience
one of the best rock-and-roll musicals around, visit StubHub today to get your Million Dollar Quartet tickets.
Million Dollar Quartet Nashville
Based on the famed recording session of 1956, which featured Elvis Presley, Johnny
Cash, Carl Perkins, and Jerry Lee Lewis, Million Dollar Quartet is a thrilling jukebox-style musical that takes the audience
on a wild ride of rock-and-roll. As the story goes, performer Carl Perkins was set to record some tracks with newcomer Jerry
Lee Lewis at Sun Records in Memphis. Elvis Presley happened to stop by, along with his girlfriend. Also in attendance was
Johnny Cash, who popped in the studio to speak with Sam Philips. Suddenly, an impromptu jam session broke out, and the rest
Million Dollar Quartet was translated to the stage by writers Floyd Mutrux and Colin Escott, and portrays
a dramatized version of the famous jam session. With classic hits like "Blue Suede Shoes," "Fever," "Sixteen Tons," "Great
Balls of Fire," and "Folsom Prison Blues," this smash-hit musical offers all of your favorite hits from some of the most famous
acts in rock and roll. Audience members will feel like they're right back in the studio during one of the most legendary jam
sessions of all time.
Million Dollar Quartet made its debut in 2006 at Florida's Seaside Music Theatre, and thereafter
played at the Village Theater in Issaquah, Washington and Everett, Washington. In 2008, the show moved to Chicago where it
played a brief stint at Goodman Theater, and then transferred to the Apollo Theater. Million Dollar Quartet made its official
Broadway debut on April 11, 2010 at the Nederlander Theatre. The cast included Eddie Clendening as Elvis Presley, Elizabeth
Stanley as "Dyanne," Elvis' girlfriend, Lance Guest as Johnny Cash, Levi Kreis as Jerry Lee Lewis, Robert Britton Lyons as
Carl Perkins, and Hunter Foster as Sam Phillips. This thrilling show was nominated for three Tony Awards, including Best Musical,
Best Book of a Musical, and Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Musical for Levi Kreis' portrayal as Jerry Lee Lewis.
Kreis ended up taking home the award for Best Featured Actor.
After Broadway, Million Dollar Quartet opened in London's
West End at the Noel Coward Theater on February 28, 2011, with Bill Ward playing Sam Phillips, Ben Goddard as Jerry Lee Lewis,
Derek Hagen as Johnny Cash, Francesca Jackson as Dyanne, Robert Britton Lyons as Carl Perkins, and Michael Malarkey as Elvis
Million Dollar Quartet Nashville Breakthrough
Since its debut, Million Dollar Quartet became
a favorite for fans of rock and roll and theater lovers who were looking for something a bit different. With its classic rock
tunes and talented performers, Million Dollar Quartet lets audience members become a fly on the wall as one of the best jam
sessions plays out on stage. The incredible cast is made up of not only powerful vocalists, but gifted musicians as well,
as many of them play their instruments live on stage. From their perfectly coiffed pompadours to their impressive vocal chops,
the cast of Million Dollar Quartet will make you feel as if you've been transported back to 1956 at Sun Records in Memphis.
This breakout hit musical has gone on to be nominated for a number of awards, included a Drama Desk Award for Outstanding
Musical, and three Tony Award nominations.
Million Dollar Quartet Nashville Trivia
How many musical numbers
are included in Million Dollar Quartet?
Million Dollar Quartet packs in a whopping 21 musical numbers, including "Blue
Suede Shoes," "Real Wild Child," "Who Do You Love," "Memories Are Made Of This," "Long Tall Sally," "Riders In The Sky," and
"See you Later, Alligator."
Get out your blue suede shoes and get ready to jam! Million
Dollar Quartet is bringing its fun-filled show to Nashville, and you don't want to miss out. From hits like "I Hear You Knockin'"
and "Down By The Riverside," you'll have plenty of entertaining tunes to dance along to. Critics and audiences everywhere
have been raving about this jukebox-style musical, and this is your opportunity to see why. For a rocking good time, visit
StubHub today to get your tickets to see Million Dollar Quartet in Nashville. But hurry – tickets are sure to sell out