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225 West 44th Street, New York, NY 10036
Ended 5 Aug 2012 after 2 years
A sincere new musical with plenty of energetic choreography and a talented, appealing, hard-charging cast that holds the attention.
Charles Isherwood, New York Times
A music-loving mixed-race couple struggles to survive during the early Civil Rights era in Memphis.
What happens when a 1950's Memphis DJ with white listeners decides to play African-American music? Is Memphis ready for it? Is America? The story was inspired by the legendary DJ Dewey Phillips and the music that became known as "rock 'n' roll".
Previews from: 23 September 2009
Opening night: 19 October 2009
Closing night: 5 August 2012
Memphis may be inappropriate for children aged 12 and under. Children under 4 years of age will not be admitted into the Shubert Theater.
2 hours and 30 minutes, which includes a 15 minute intermission.
14 reviews, average rating: (4.6 Stars)
I saw this show in Seattle, and it is SPECTACLAR! This a hit on so many ... more
I attended last night's opening show and thought it was fabulous! The music... more
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