For two weeks only, June 19 July 1, the Pantages Theater presents the L.A. premiere of Million Dollar Quartett, the Tony Award-winning, Broadway musical inspired by the true story of the famed recording session that brought together rock n roll icons Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins for the first and only time.
On December 4, 1956, these four young musicians were gathered together by Sam Phillips, the Father of Rock n Roll, at Sun Records in Memphis for what would be one of the greatest jam sessions of all time.
Million Dollar Quartet brings that legendary night to life with an irresistible tale of broken promises, secrets, betrayal and celebrations featuring timeless hits including Blue Suede Shoes, Fever, Thats All Right, Sixteen Tons, Great Balls of Fire, I Walk the Line, Whole Lotta Shakin Goin On, Who Do You Love?, Matchbox, Folsom Prison Blues, Hound Dog and more.
Heres your chance to be a fly on the wall inside the recording studio with four major talents who came together as a red-hot rock n roll band for one unforgettable night.
Portraying the icons of rock n roll are, Derek Keeling as Johnny Cash, Cody Slaughter as Elvis Presley, Martin Kaye as Jerry Lee Lewis and Lee Ferris as Carl Perkins. Christopher Ryan Grant will play Sam Phillips. The cast also features Kelly Lamont as Dyanne, and musicians Billy Shaffer (Fluke, drums), and Chuck Zayas (Jay Perkins, bass).
Performances are Tuesday through Friday at 8 p.m., Saturday at 2 8 p.m.and 8 p.m., and Sunday at 1 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. Opening Night is Tuesday June 19 at 8 p.m. There is a running time of 1 hour and 50 minutes with no intermission and is recommended for ages 6 and up. (Please note that in consideration of audiences, no one under 5 will be admitted to the theatre.)
For more information on Million Dollar Quartet: MillionDollarQuartetLive.com.
For tickets or more information, please visit the Pantages Theatres official website, www.BroadwayLA.org.
Pantages is located at 6233 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90028. Box office opens at 10 a.m.