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Million Dollar Quartet’s Colin Escott Nominated for Grammy Award for Best Historical Album

MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET’S

COLIN ESCOTT

NOMINATED FOR GRAMMY AWARD

FOR BEST HISTORICAL ALBUM

Colin Escott, the Tony nominated book writer for MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET, has received a Grammy Award nomination in the category of Best Historical Album for his role in the Hank Williams project: The Complete Mother’s Best Recordings…Plus!.

Escott shares the nomination with fellow compilation producers Mike Jason and Jett Williams and mastering engineer Joseph M. Palmaccio. Escott previously won a Grammy for The Complete Hank Williams.

The Grammys will be announced Sunday, February 13. CBS will broadcast the event live beginning at 8 PM ET. Continue reading

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MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET to Welcome Darlene Love on December 9

BROADWAY’S

MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET

TO WELCOME

DARLENE LOVE

TO NEDERLANDER THEATRE THURSDAY EVENING, DECEMBER 9

FOR ONE TIME ONLY JAM SESSION

MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET, Broadway’s new hit musical, is pleased to announce that Darlene Love will join the cast of the Tony nominated Best Musical for a special performance during the finale of the Thursday evening, December 9 performance at the Nederlander Theatre (208 West 41st Street).

Love has been hailed as one of the greatest singers in pop music starting with her first number one recording, “He’s A Rebel,” through her string of label hits with legendary producer Phil Spector, including “Da Doo Ron Ron,” “He’s Sure The Boy I’m Gonna Marry,” and “Christmas Baby Please Come Home.” Love was recently nominated for the third time to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Continue reading

MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET on Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET

TO PERFORM AT THE

MACY’S THANKSGIVING DAY PARADE

THIS THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 25 BETWEEN 9-10AM

MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET, the hit Broadway musical currently playing at the Nederlander Theatre (208 West 41st Street), will perform at the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade this Thursday, November 25. The performance will be broadcast nationally on NBC between 9:00-10:00AM. In New York, the parade will air on WNBC, channel 4 (check local listings for broadcast times outside the tri-state area). Continue reading

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