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Meet The Nominees – MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET – BEST MUSICAL

PRODUCTION: Million Dollar Quartet

NOMINATIONS:

TONY AWARDS

Best Musical – Colin Escott & Floydd Mutrux, Book

Best Featured Actor in a Musical – Levi Kreis

Best Book of a Musical – Colin Escott & Floydd Mutrux

DRAMA LEAGUE

Distinguished Production of a Musical

Distinguished Performance Award (Lance Guest & Levi Kreis)

OUTER CRITIC’S CIRCLE

MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET has won Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical (Levi Kreis). 

DRAMA DESK

Outstanding Musical Revue

LINKS:

Production Website: www.MillionDollarQuartetLive.com

Twitter Page:www.twitter.com/MillionDQuartet

Production Facebook Page: www.facebook.com/MillionDollarQuartet

YouTube.com Page: www.youtube.com/MillionDollarQuartet

Production Wikipedia.org: www.wikipedia.org/MillionDollarQuartet

TheaterMania: www.theatermania.com/MillionDollarQuartet

Broadway.com: www.broadway.com/MillionDollarQuartet

BLURB ABOUT THE SHOW:

On December 4, 1956, an auspicious twist of fate brought Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins, and Elvis Presley together. The place was Sun Records’ storefront studio in Memphis. The man who made it happen was Sam Phillips, the “Father of Rock and Roll,” who discovered them all. The four young musicians united for the only time in their careers for an impromptu recording that has come to be known as one of the greatest rock jam sessions of all time.

Inspired by the actual event, MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET features a treasure trove of the greatest rock and roll, gospel, R&B and country hits from these musicians, including such iconic songs as “Blue Suede Shoes,” “Fever,” “Sixteen Tons,” “Who Do You Love?,” “Great Balls of Fire,” “Riders in the Sky,” “I Walk the Line,” “Folsom Prison Blues,” and “Whole Lotta Shakin’ Goin’ On.” MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET captures the infectious spirit, freewheeling excitement and thrilling sounds of a singular moment when four of the music industry’s most extraordinary talents, all in their creative prime, came together for one of the most memorable nights in music history.

 

 

 

Million Dollar Quartet’s TV commercial

MDQ Video Montage

ONLINE FEATURES:

Arts Beat – The Men Behind the Musicians of ‘Million Dollar Quartet’: CLICK HERE


“Million Dollar Quartet kicks ass!” – John Lahr, The New Yorker

“A buoyant new musical that whips the crowd into a frenzy with blast after blast of explosive vitality. The actors portraying these pioneers – Robert Britton Lyons, Lance Guest, Levi Kreis and Eddie Clendening are gifted musicians and likable performers who cut loose on a hit parade of early favorites. ” – Charles Isherwood, The New York Times CLICK HERE

“Musical fireworks that gets the cheering audience to its feet with galvanizing performances and high-energy entertainment. Sam Phillips, played by Hunter Foster with good ol’ boy charm, is an important part of Million Dollar Quartet. Lance Guest is an authentic, grade A Johnny Cash, looking and sounding amazingly like the country-western icon.” – Michael Kuchwara, Associated Press CLICK HERE

PRODUCTION PHOTOS:

[Pictured: The Cast of Million Dollar Quartet]

[Pictured: The Cast of Million Dollar Quartet]

www.milliondollarquartetlive.com

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