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Memphis
Opening Date: October 14, 2011    
Closing Date: May 19, 2013

Category: Musical, Original, National Tour
Setting: The smoky halls and underground clubs of the segregated 1950s



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Produced by Junkyard Dog Productions, Barbara and Buddy Freitag, Marleen and Kenny Alhadeff, Latitude Link, Jim and Susan Blair, Demos Bizar Entertainment, Land Line Productions, Richard Winkler, Alex and Katya Lukianov, David Copley, Dancap Productions, Inc., 2 Guys Productions, Patty Baker and Dan Frishwasser; Produced in association with Eric and Marsi Gardiner, Linda and Bill Potter, Broadway Across America, Memphis Orpheum Group, Vijay and Sita Vashee, Apples and Oranges Productions, Brian and Betty Dovey, John Yonover and Ron Yonover, Loraine Boyle/Chase Mishkin, Remmel T. Dickinson/ShadowCatcher Entertainment and Jocko Productions/Scott and Kaylin Union; Associate Producer: Emily and Aaron Alhadeff, Alison and Andi Alhadeff, Ron and Marjorie Danz, Cyrena Esposito and Matt Murphy
This production of "Memphis" originally co-produced by La Jolla Playhouse (Christopher Ashley: Artistic Director; Michael S. Rosenberg: Managing Director) and The 5th Avenue Theatre (David Armstrong, Producing Artistic Director; Marilynn Sheldon, Managing Director)
Book by Joe DiPietro; Music by David Bryan; Lyrics by Joe DiPietro and David Bryan; Based on a concept by George W. George; Music orchestrated by Daryl Waters and David Bryan; Dance arrangements by August Eriksmoen; Musical Director: Alvin Hough, Jr.
Directed by Christopher Ashley; Choreographed by Sergio Trujillo; Associate Director: Adam Arian; Associate Choreographer: Edgar Godineaux
Scenic Design by David Gallo; Costume Design by Paul Tazewell; Lighting Design by Howell Binkley; Sound Design by Ken Travis; Projection Design by David Gallo and Shawn Sagady; Hair and Wig Design by Charles G. LaPointe; Make-Up Design by Angelina Avallone; Associate Scenic Design: Steven C. Kemp; Associate Costume Design: Rory Powers; Associate Lighting Design: Mark Simpson; Associate Sound Design: Alex Hawthorn; Associate Hair Design: Leah Loukas
General Manager: Alchemy Production Group, Carl Pasbjerg and Frank Scardino; Company Manager: Erik Birkeland
Production Manager: Juniper Street Productions; Production Stage Manager: Ray Gin; Stage Manager: Anna R. Kaltenbach; Assistant Stage Mgr: Tiffany N. Robinson
Music Producer/Supervisor: Christopher Jahnke; Musical Coordinator: Michael Keller; Music Contractor: Michael Keller; Conducted by Alvin Hough, Jr.; Associate Conductor: Darryl Archibald; Keyboard 1: Alvin Hough, Jr.; Keyboard 2: Darryl Archibald; Drums: Trevor Holder; Guitar: Dave Matos; Bass: Jason Langley; Trumpet: Paul Baron; Trombone: Chris Rinaman; Reed 1: Tim Jensen; Reed 2: John Isley
Casting: Telsey + Company; Tour Marketing & Press: Anita Dloniak & Associates, Inc.; Tour Booking Agency: The Booking Group and Meredith Blair; Advertising: AKA; Digital/Internet Marketing: 87AM; Fight direction by Steve Rankin; Assistant Fight Director: Shad Ramsey; Fight Captain: Derek St. Pierre; Dance Captain: Kyle Leland; Assistant Dance Captain: Kenna Michelle Morris
Cast
Felicia Boswell
Felicia
Bryan Fenkart
Huey
Quentin Earl Darrington
Delray
Rhett George
Gator
Julie Johnson
Mama
Gladys Calhoun
Will Mann
Bobby
William Parry
Mr. Simmons
Evan Autio
Ensemble
Bree Banker
Someday Backup Singer
Ensemble
Whitney Leigh Brown
Ethel
Ensemble
Whitney Cooper
Teenager
Ensemble
Scott Difford
Ensemble
Christopher Gurr
White DJ
Mr. Collins
White Father
Gordon Grant
Ensemble
Daisy Hobbs
Someday Backup Singer
Ensemble
Crystal Joy
Someday Backup Singer
Ensemble
Jarvis D. McKinley
Be Black Trio
Ensemble
Happy McPartlin
Clara
White Mother
Ensemble
Jill Morrison
Ensemble
Kent Overshown
Wailin' Joe
Reverend Hobson
Ensemble
Austin Owen
Perry Como
Frank Dryer
Ensemble
Alfie Parker, Jr.
Black DJ
Be Black Trio
Ensemble
Justin Prescott
Be Black Trio
Ensemble
Peter Matthew Smith
Buck Wiley
Martin Holton
Ensemble
Swings: Chelsey Arce, Kyle Leland, Kenna Michelle Morris, Jody Reynard and Derek St. Pierre
Understudies: Rhett George (Bobby, Delray), Christopher Gurr (Mr. Simmons), Daisy Hobbs (Felicia), Crystal Joy (Felicia), Happy McPartlin (Gladys Calhoun, Mama), Jill Morrison (Gladys Calhoun, Mama), Kent Overshown (Bobby, Delray, Gator), Austin Owen (Huey), Jody Reynard (Gator) and Peter Matthew Smith (Huey, Mr. Simmons)
music by David Bryan; lyrics by Joe DiPietro and David Bryan
ACT 1 Sung By
Underground Delray, Felicia and Company
The Music of My Soul Huey, Felicia and Company
Scratch My Itch Wailin' Joe and Company
Ain't Nothin' But a Kiss Felicia and Huey
Hello, My Name is Huey Huey
Everybody Wants to Be Black on a Saturday Night Company
Make Me Stronger Huey, Mama, Felicia and Company
Colored Woman Felicia
Someday Felicia and Company
She's My Sister Delray and Huey
Radio Huey and Company
Say a Prayer Gator and Company
ACT 2 Sung By
Crazy Little Huey Huey and Company
Big Love Bobby
Love Will Stand When All Else Falls Felicia and Company
Stand Up Delray, Felicia, Huey, Gator, Bobby and Company
Change Don't Come Easy Mama, Delray, Gator and Bobby
Tear the House Down Huey and Company
Love Will Stand/Ain't Nothin' But a Kiss (Reprise) Felicia and Huey
Memphis Lives in Me Huey and Company
Steal Your Rock 'n' Roll Huey, Felicia and Company
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Engagement Dates Theatre City and State
May 14, 2013 - May 19, 2013 Bob Carr Performing Arts Centre Orlando, FL
May 7, 2013 - May 12, 2013 Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County Miami, FL
Apr 30, 2013 - May 5, 2013 DuPont Theatre Wilmington, DE
Apr 23, 2013 - Apr 23, 2013 Orpheum Theatre - Memphis Memphis, TN
Apr 9, 2013 - Apr 21, 2013 Fisher Theatre Detroit, MI
Apr 1, 2013 - Apr 7, 2013 Kentucky Center For The Performing Arts Louisville, KY
Mar 5, 2013 - Mar 10, 2013 ASU Gammage Tempe, AZ
Feb 26, 2013 - Mar 3, 2013 Music Hall Tucson, AZ
Feb 19, 2013 - Feb 24, 2013 Majestic Theatre - San Antonio San Antonio, TX
Feb 12, 2013 - Feb 17, 2013 Bass Performance Hall Fort Worth, TX
Feb 5, 2013 - Feb 10, 2013 Walton Arts Center Fayetteville, AR
Jan 22, 2013 - Feb 3, 2013 Aronoff Center For The Arts: Procter & Gamble Hall Cincinnati, OH
Jan 15, 2013 - Jan 20, 2013 Orpheum Theater - Omaha Omaha, NE
Jan 8, 2013 - Jan 13, 2013 Uihlein Hall At Marcus Center Milwaukee, WI
Dec 18, 2012 - Dec 23, 2012 Opera House (MA) Boston, MA
Dec 11, 2012 - Dec 16, 2012 Colonial Theatre Boston, MA
Dec 4, 2012 - Dec 9, 2012 Providence Performing Arts Center Providence, RI
Nov 27, 2012 - Dec 2, 2012 Auditorium Theatre - Rochester Rochester, NY
Nov 6, 2012 - Nov 18, 2012 Segerstrom Center for the Arts Costa Mesa, CA
Oct 30, 2012 - Nov 4, 2012 Sacramento Community Center Theater Sacramento, CA
Oct 23, 2012 - Oct 28, 2012 San Jose Center For The Performing Arts San Jose, CA
Oct 9, 2012 - Oct 21, 2012 Buell Theatre Denver, CO
Sep 18, 2012 - Oct 7, 2012 5th Avenue Theatre Seattle, WA
Sep 11, 2012 - Sep 16, 2012 Keller Auditorium Portland, OR
Jul 31, 2012 - Aug 12, 2012 Pantages Theatre - Los Angeles Los Angeles, CA
Jul 24, 2012 - Jul 29, 2012 San Diego Civic Theatre San Diego, CA
Jul 17, 2012 - Jul 22, 2012 The Smith Center Las Vegas, NV
Jul 11, 2012 - Jul 15, 2012 Starlight Theatre Kansas City, MO
Jun 12, 2012 - Jul 1, 2012 Opera House (DC) Washington, DC
Jun 5, 2012 - Jun 10, 2012 Shea's Performing Arts Center Buffalo, NY
May 29, 2012 - Jun 3, 2012 Ohio Theatre Columbus, OH
May 15, 2012 - May 27, 2012 Music Hall At Fair Park Dallas, TX
May 15, 2012 - May 20, 2012 Music Hall At Fair Park Dallas, TX
May 1, 2012 - May 13, 2012 Fox Theatre - St. Louis St. Louis, MO
Apr 24, 2012 - Apr 29, 2012 Des Moines Civic Center Des Moines, IA
Apr 17, 2012 - Apr 22, 2012 Proctors Schenectady, NY
Apr 10, 2012 - Apr 15, 2012 Hershey Theatre Hershey, PA
Apr 3, 2012 - Apr 8, 2012 Hippodrome Theatre Baltimore, MD
Mar 27, 2012 - Apr 1, 2012 Wharton Center for the Performing Arts East Lansing, MI
Mar 13, 2012 - Mar 25, 2012 Ordway Center For The Performing Arts St. Paul, MN
Mar 13, 2012 - Mar 18, 2012 Ordway Center For The Performing Arts St. Paul, MN
Feb 28, 2012 - Mar 11, 2012 Connor Palace Cleveland, OH
Feb 21, 2012 - Feb 26, 2012 Peace Center For The Performing Arts Greenville, SC
Feb 14, 2012 - Feb 19, 2012 Hayes Hall Naples, FL
Feb 7, 2012 - Feb 12, 2012 Ruth Eckerd Hall Clearwater, FL
Jan 31, 2012 - Feb 5, 2012 Fox Theatre Atlanta, GA
Jan 24, 2012 - Jan 29, 2012 Durham Performing Arts Center Durham, NC
Jan 17, 2012 - Jan 22, 2012 Academy Of Music: Kimmel Center Philadelphia, PA
Jan 10, 2012 - Jan 15, 2012 Bushnell Hartford, CT
Jan 3, 2012 - Jan 8, 2012 Ovens Auditorium Charlotte, NC
Dec 27, 2011 - Jan 1, 2012 Heinz Hall Pittsburgh, PA
Dec 13, 2011 - Dec 25, 2011 Sony Centre for the Performing Arts Toronto, ON
Dec 6, 2011 - Dec 11, 2011 Toronto Centre for the Arts Toronto, ON
Nov 22, 2011 - Dec 4, 2011 Cadillac Palace Theatre Chicago, IL
Nov 15, 2011 - Nov 20, 2011 Tennessee Performing Arts Center Nashville, TN
Nov 8, 2011 - Nov 13, 2011 Civic Center Music Hall Oklahoma City, OK
Nov 1, 2011 - Nov 6, 2011 Chapman Music Hall At Tulsa Performing Arts Center Tulsa, OK
Oct 25, 2011 - Oct 30, 2011 Hobby Center For The Performing Arts Houston, TX
Oct 14, 2011 - Oct 23, 2011 Orpheum Theatre - Memphis Memphis, TN