MusicalOriginalBroadway
Opening Date
Apr 11, 2010
Closing Date
Jun 12, 2011
1st Preview
Mar 13, 2010
1st Preview
Mar 13, 2010
Previews
34
Performances
489
MusicalOriginalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
Nederlander Theatre
(Apr 11, 2010 - Jun 12, 2011)

Setting
Sun Records' storefront studio in Memphis. 1956.

Media
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Directed by Eric Schaeffer; Conceived by Floyd Mutrux; Originally directed by: Floyd Mutrux; Assistant Director: David Ruttura
Scenic Design by Derek McLane; Costume Design by Jane Greenwood; Lighting Design by Howell Binkley; Sound Design by Kai Harada; Hair and Wig Design by Tom Watson; Associate Scenic Design: Shoko Kambara; Associate Costume Design: Moria Clinton; Associate Lighting Design: Ryan O'Gara; Assistant Lighting Design: Amanda Zieve and Sean Beach; Assistant Sound Design: Jana Hoglund; Moving Light Programmer: David Arch
General Manager: Alan Wasser and Allan Williams; Company Manager: Jolie Gabler
Production Manager: Juniper Street Productions; Production Stage Manager: Robert Witherow; Assistant Stage Mgr: Carolyn Kelson and Erik Hayden
Musical Supervisor: Chuck Mead; Associate Musical Supervisor: August Eriksmoen; Bass: Corey Kaiser; Drummer: Larry Lelli
Casting: Telsey + Company; Press Representative: Boneau / Bryan-Brown; Director of Marketing: Carol Chiavetta; Marketing: Allied Live; Advertising: SPOTCo, Inc.; Photographer: Joan Marcus
Eddie Clendening
Broadway debut
Elvis Presley
Lance Guest
Broadway debut
Johnny Cash
Levi Kreis
Broadway debut
Jerry Lee Lewis
Mar 13, 2010 - Mar 03, 2011
Rob Lyons
Broadway debut
Carl Perkins
Mar 13, 2010 - Mar 13, 2011
Sam Phillips
Dyanne
Mar 13, 2010 - Mar 13, 2011
Understudies: Christopher Ryan Grant (Johnny Cash), Erik Hayden (Elvis Presley, Carl Perkins), Jared Mason (Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins), Victoria Matlock (Dyanne), James Moye (Sam Phillips) and James Scheider (Jerry Lee Lewis)

Nederlander Theatre (Apr 11, 2010 - Jun 12, 2011)

Cast

Carl Perkins
Mar 15, 2011 - May 01, 2011
Jerry Lee Lewis
One-night-only encore
 
 
Carl Perkins
May 03, 2011 - Jun 12, 2011
James Moye
during Hunter Foster's hiatus
Sam Phillips
Dec 21, 2010 - May 01, 2011
Sam Phillips
May 03, 2011 - ?
David Abeles
Took over for Levi Kreis in his absence.
Jerry Lee Lewis
Mar 04, 2011 - Mar 13, 2011
Carl Perkins
 
Jerry Lee Lewis
Mar 15, 2011 - ?
Dyanne
Mar 15, 2011 - Jun 12, 2011
Understudies: David Abeles (Jerry Lee Lewis), Steve Benoit (Elvis Presley), Christopher Ryan Grant (Sam Phillips), Nicolette Hart (Dyanne), Dan Mills (Carl Perkins), Randy Redd (Jerry Lee Lewis, Jerry Lee Lewis) and Billy Woodward (Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash)
Blue Suede Shoes
(music by Carl L. Perkins; lyrics by Carl L. Perkins)
Company
Real Wild Child
(music by John Greenan, John O'Keefe and Dave Owens; lyrics by John Greenan, John O'Keefe and Dave Owens)
Jerry Lee Lewis
Matchbox
(music by Carl L. Perkins; lyrics by Carl L. Perkins)
Carl Perkins
Who Do You Love?
(music by Ellas McDaniel; lyrics by Ellas McDaniel)
Carl Perkins
Folsom Prison Blues
(music by John R. Cash; lyrics by John R. Cash)
Johnny Cash
Fever
(music by Eddie Cooley and Johnny Davenport; lyrics by Eddie Cooley and Johnny Davenport)
Dyanne
Memories Are Made of This
(music by Richard Dehr, Terry Gilkyson and Frank Miller; lyrics by Richard Dehr, Terry Gilkyson and Frank Miller)
Elvis Presley
That's All Right
(music by Arthur Crudup; lyrics by Arthur Crudup)
Elvis Presley
Brown Eyed Handsome Man
(music by Chuck Berry; lyrics by Chuck Berry)
Company
Down by the Riverside (Unkown Writer)
Company
Sixteen Tons
(music by Merle Travis; lyrics by Merle Travis)
Johnny Cash
My Babe
(music by Willie Dixon; lyrics by Willie Dixon)
Carl Perkins
Elvis Presley
Peace in the Valley
(music by Thomas A. Dorsey; lyrics by Thomas A. Dorsey)
Company
I Walk the Line
(music by John R. Cash; lyrics by John R. Cash)
Johnny Cash
I Hear You Knockin
(music by Dave Bartholomew and Pearl King; lyrics by Dave Bartholomew and Pearl King)
Dyanne
Party
(music by Jessie Mae Robinson; lyrics by Jessie Mae Robinson)
Carl Perkins and Company
Great Balls of Fire
(music by Otis Blackwell and Jack Hammer; lyrics by Otis Blackwell and Jack Hammer)
Jerry Lee Lewis
Down by the Riverside (Unknown Writer) (Reprise)
Company
Hound Dog
(music by Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller; lyrics by Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller)
Elvis Presley
Ghost Riders
(music by Stan Jones; lyrics by Stan Jones)
Johnny Cash
See You Later Alligator
(music by Robert Guidry; lyrics by Robert Guidry)
Carl Perkins
Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On
(music by Curly Williams; lyrics by Curly Williams)
Jerry Lee Lewis

Tony Award®

 
 

Best Book of a Musical

2010 Nominee
Book by Colin Escott and Floyd Mutrux

Best Featured Actor in a Musical

2010 Winner
Levi Kreis

Drama Desk Award

 
Season:
Week Ending Gross % Gross Pot. Attendance % Capacity # Previews # Perf.
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