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MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET To Open at London’s Noël Coward Theatre on 28 February 2011

THE NEW MUSICAL “MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET”


TO OPEN AT LONDON’S NOËL COWARD THEATRE ON 28 FEBRUARY 2011

MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET, the award‐winning new musical that tells the electrifying story of the night in 1956 when Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Carl Perkins and Jerry Lee Lewis came together to make music and ended up making history, will open at London’s Noël Coward Theatre on 28 February 2011 with previews from 8 February 2011. Tickets will go on public sale at 10.00am on 4 December 2010. Continue reading

See Ray Benson Perform Live with MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET

SEE RAY BENSON

PERFORM LIVE WITH THE BROADWAY CAST OF

MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET

 

CLICK HERE to see footage of Ray Benson perform the classic R&B track “Choo Choo Ch’Boogie” with the cast of MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET, the Broadway musical sensation.

Yesterday evening, Benson took the stage of the Nederlander Theatre to join the cast of MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET in the special encore.  Benson has been a dominant figure in music for 40 years as the front man for Asleep at the Wheel, the world-renowned Western swing band. Benson has released more than 25 albums and won nine GRAMMY Awards. His latest album It’s A Good Day with famed Texas Playboy Leon Rausch has earned critical acclaim and legions of new fans. Continue reading

MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Welcomes Ray Benson For One Night Only Jam Session

BROADWAY’S

MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET

TO WELCOME

RAY BENSON

TO NEDERLANDER THEATRE

ASLEEP AT THE WHEEL FRONTMAN & NINE-TIME GRAMMY AWARD WINNER

TO JOIN BROADWAY CAST ON TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 16

FOR ONE TIME ONLY JAM SESSION

MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET, Broadway’s new hit musical, is pleased to announce that Ray Benson, front man for the Western swing band Asleep at the Wheel and nine-time GRAMMY™ Award winner, will join the cast of the Tony nominated Best Musical for a special performance during the finale of the Tuesday evening, November 16 performance at the Nederlander Theatre (208 West 41st Street).

Benson has been a dominant figure in music for 40 years as the front man for Asleep at the Wheel, the world-renowned Western swing band. Benson has released more than 25 albums and won nine GRAMMY Awards. His latest album It’s A Good Day with famed Texas Playboy Leon Rausch has earned critical acclaim and legions of new fans.

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Million Dollar Quartet to Sing National Anthem at ING New York City Marathon

MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET

TO SING THE NATIONAL ANTHEM

AT THE ING NEW YORK CITY MARATHON

THIS SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 7 AT 9:30 AM

MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET, the hit Broadway musical currently playing at the Nederlander Theatre (208 West 41st Street), will perform the National Anthem to kick off the ING New York City Marathon on Sunday, November 7. The performance will be broadcast live on WNBC (channel 4) between 9:30-9:45 AM. In attendance will be Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and 40,000 runners as they prepare to run 26.2 miles through the city. Continue reading

See Lesley Gore Perform with Broadway’s MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET

SEE LESLEY GORE

PERFORM LIVE WITH THE BROADWAY CAST OF

MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET

CLICK HERE TO SEE POP ICON PERFORM “WHEN WILL I BE LOVED”

& HER CLASSIC SMASH HIT “IT’S MY PARTY”

CLICK HERE to see footage of pop icon Lesley Gore perform the Everly Brothers hit “When Will I Be Loved” and her classic smash hit “It’s My Party” with the cast of MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET, the Broadway musical sensation.

Yesterday evening, Gore took the stage of the Nederlander Theatre to join the cast of MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET in the special encore.

Gore is a singer/songwriter with over two dozen hits to her name including such iconic songs as “Judy’s Turn To Cry,” “She’s A Fool,” “That’s the Way Boys Are,” “Maybe I Know,” “You Don’t Own Me” and the classic smash hit, “It’s My Party.”

The cast of MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET features Eddie Clendening (Elvis Presley), Lance Guest (Johnny Cash), Tony Award®  winner Levi Kreis (Jerry Lee Lewis), Robert Britton Lyons (Carl Perkins), Tony Award® nominee Hunter Foster (Little Shop of Horrors, Urinetown) and Elizabeth Stanley (Cry-Baby).

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Lesley Gore to appear with MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET 10/28

NEW DATE ANNOUNCED!

BROADWAY’S

MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET

TO WELCOME

LESLEY GORE

TO NEDERLANDER THEATRE THURSDAY EVENING, OCTOBER 28

FOR ONE TIME ONLY JAM SESSION

MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET, Broadway’s new hit musical, is pleased to announce that Lesley Gore has rescheduled her special performance with the cast of the Tony nominated Best Musical for Thursday evening, October 28 at the Nederlander Theatre (208 West 41st Street). Gore had been announced for an earlier performance, but had to postpone.

Gore is a singer/songwriter with over two dozen hits to her name including such iconic songs as “Judy’s Turn To Cry,” “She’s A Fool,” “That’s the Way Boys Are,” “Maybe I Know,” “You Don’t Own Me” and her classic smash hit, “It’s My Party.”

The cast of MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET features Eddie Clendening (Elvis Presley), Lance Guest (Johnny Cash), Tony Award®  winner Levi Kreis (Jerry Lee Lewis), Robert Britton Lyons (Carl Perkins), Tony Award® nominee Hunter Foster (Little Shop of Horrors, Urinetown) and Elizabeth Stanley (Cry-Baby).

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Jersey Boys, Mamma Mia! & Million Dollar Quartet Offer Theatre Open Houses

AS PART OF BACK2BROADWAY MONTH

JERSEY BOYS, MAMMA MIA!

& MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET

OFFER THEATRE OPEN HOUSES

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 25; 10AM TO 12PM

As part of Back2Broadway Month, the Broadway hit musicals JERSEY BOYS at the August Wilson Theatre, MAMMA MIA! at the Winter Garden Theatre & MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET at the Nederlander Theatre will host open houses on Saturday, September 25 sponsored by the Broadway League.  This event will be open to the public.  Turn up any time between 10:00 PM and 12:00 PM to see a presentation about these hit Broadway shows and the historic theatres where they play.

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Lesley Gore to appear with Broadway’s MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET

BROADWAY’S MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET TO WELCOME

LESLEY GORE

TO NEDERLANDER THEATRE FRIDAY EVENING, SEPTEMBER 24 FOR ONE TIME ONLY JAM SESSION

MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET, Broadway’s new hit musical, is pleased to announce that Lesley Gore will join the cast of the Tony nominated Best Musical for a special performance during the finale of the Friday evening, September 24 performance at the Nederlander Theatre (208 West 41st Street).

Gore is a singer/songwriter with over two dozen hits to her name including such iconic songs as “Judy’s Turn To Cry,” “She’s A Fool,” “That’s the Way Boys Are,” “Maybe I Know,” “You Don’t Own Me” and her classic smash hit, “It’s My Party.”

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See Jerry Lee Lewis Perform with MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET

SEE JERRY LEE LEWIS

PERFORM LIVE WITH THE CAST OF

MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET

To see footage of music legend Jerry Lee Lewis perform “A Whole Lotta Shakin’ Goin’ On” with the cast of MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET, the new Broadway musical sensation, CLICK HERE.

Friday evening, Lewis, the last surviving member of the real life ‘Million Dollar Quartet,’ took the stage of the Nederlander Theatre to join the cast of MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET in the special encore.

Special guests in the audience that evening included President Bill Clinton, daughter Chelsea Clinton, and her new husband Marc Mezvinsky.

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“Broadway on Broadway” Celebrates New Season this Sun Sep 12 in Times Square; Kelsey Grammer hosts

“BROADWAY ON BROADWAY” CELEBRATES THE NEW SEASON

THIS SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 12 IN TIMES SQUARE

LA CAGE AUX FOLLES’ KELSEY GRAMMER TO HOST

Join tens of thousands of your closest friends this Sunday September 12 in Times Square when Kelsey Grammer, the Tony Award-nominated star of LA CAGE AUX FOLLES hosts “Broadway on Broadway” at 11:30 AM in the heart of Times Square.  “Broadway on Broadway” is the annual concert that celebrates the new season. Performances that day include the following:

  • ANYTHING GOES star Sutton Foster will talk about the upcoming new musicals of the season.
  • The Cagelles from LA CAGE AUX FOLLES, the 2010 Tony Award winner for Best Revival of a Musical, perform “We Are What We Are.”

  • LOMBARDI stars Dan Lauria and Judith Light will tell the crowd about the season’s new plays.

  • MAMMA MIA! will perform the ABBA anthem “Dancing Queen.”

  • MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET:  The Tony nominated Best Musical will kick off the concert with a medley of “Folsom Prison Blues,” “Who Do You Love,” “Long Tall Sally” and “Whole Lotta Shakin’ Goin’ On.”

  • PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT THE MUSICAL star and Tony Award nominee Will Swenson and the “Divas” will perform “Say a Little Prayer.” Following engagements in Australia and London’s West End, the North American premiere of the smash hit musical rolls into Toronto this fall before arriving on Broadway this spring.
  • STOMP, the off-Broadway sensation and fixture on New York’s theatrical landscape, will get the crowd going during the pre-show with a high energy performance.