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PlayhouseSquare presents “Million Dollar Quartet” National Tour

Tickets on sale next Wednesday, April 30, 2014 at 10:00 a.m.
Tickets on sale next Wednesday, April 30, 2014 at 10:00 a.m.
PlayhouseSquare

Tickets on sale next Wednesday, April 30, 2014 at 10:00 a.m.

Back by popular demand, the “Million Dollar Quartet” Tony® Award-winning Broadway musical (that was inspired by a true story) returns to PlayhouseSquare in the State Theatre. “Million Dollar Quartet” will play from July 8 through August 3, 2014. Evening performances are Tuesday through Saturday at 7:30 p.m.; Sunday evenings at 6:30 p.m.; and matinee performances Saturday at 1:30 p.m. and Sunday at 1:00 p.m. Ticket prices range from $10 to $75 and will be available at the PlayhouseSquare ticket office (located in the State Theatre lobby at 1519 Euclid Avenue), by visiting playhousesquare.org, or by calling (216) 241-6000. Group orders of 15 or more may be placed by calling 216-640-8600.

As the story goes, Sam Philips (the “Father of Rock and Roll” and owner of Sun Records) gathered together four of his top singers on December 4, 1956 that included Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins and Elvis Presley. From that simple storefront studio in Memphis, Tennessee came what was to be known as the greatest rock and roll jam session in history.

“Million Dollar Quartet” brings to life that legendary meeting with all of its tales of broken promises, secrets, betrayal, humorous banter and celebrations. The show includes such hits as “Blue Suede Shoes,” “That’s All Right,” “Sixteen Tons,” “Great Balls of Fire,” “I Walk the Line,” “Whole Lotta Shakin’ Goin’On,” “See Ya Later, Alligator,” “Fever,” “Folsom Prison Blues,” “Hound Dog” and more. The show is directed by Eric Schaeffer with book by Colin Escott and Floyd Mutrux with Derek McLane doing scenic design, Howell Binkley with Lighting design, Jane Greenwood designing the costumes, Kai Harada with the sound design and Chuck Mead in charge of musical arrangements and supervision.

“Million Dollar Quartet” is produced by Relevant Theatricals, John Cossette Productions, American Pop Anthology and Broadway Across America.

“Million Dollar Quartet” will play July 8 through August 3, 2014 at PlayhouseSquare. Evening performances are Tuesday through Saturday at 7:30 p.m.; Sunday evenings at 6:30 p.m.; and matinee performances Saturday at 1:30 p.m. and Sunday at 1:00 p.m.

For more information, please visit the official “Million Dollar Quartet”
website at MillionDollarQuartetLive.com