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Million Dollar Quartet
NoŽl Coward Theatre
St Martin's Lane
London WC2N 4AH
1 hour and 30 minutes, with no interval
Monday through Saturday at 8pm
Beginning 3 March 2011:
Thursday matinee at 3pm
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MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET, the award-winning new musical that tells the electrifying story of the night in 1956 when Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Carl Perkins and Jerry Lee Lewis came together to make music and ended up making history, makes its West End debut at London's NoŽl Coward Theatre.
Currently playing on Broadway and in Chicago, MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET is inspired by the actual event that took place on 4 December 1956 at Sun Records in Memphis and features over 20 of the greatest rock 'n' roll, gospel, R&B and country hits ever written including: Blue Suede Shoes, I Walk The Line, Fever, Great Balls of Fire, Hound Dog, Folsom Prison Blues and Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On*
The legendary meeting was masterminded by Sun Records' founder Sam Phillips, who discovered all four of the musicians, and brought Elvis Presley (and his then girlfriend) back to the recording studio that launched him to stardom. Together with Sun Records' fast?rising new superstar Johnny Cash and Carl Perkins, who was still chasing his next big hit after writing and recording Blue Suede Shoes, the fourth member of this impromptu "quartet" was Phillips' latest signing, Jerry Lee Lewis.
MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET is a story of fame, friendship, discovery, divided loyalties, professional jealousy and incredible music as four of the music industry's most extraordinary talents, all in their creative prime, made music together for the first and only time in their careers.
West End's MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET to Close January 14by BWW News Desk - October 7, 2011
According to Whatsonstage.com, the West End production of Million Dollar Quartet will close on January 14, 2012. Since its West End premiere, on 28 February 2011, this 'feel-good crowd-pleaser' (The Times) has been seen by over 100,000 people and grossed in excess of £3 million at the Box Office. (more...)
MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Revises Running Timeby BWW News Desk - June 24, 2011
Million Dollar Quartet, the new hit musical that's "taking the West End by storm" (Daily Mail) at London's Noel Coward Theatre, is adding a 15 minute interval to the show from Monday 27 June 2011, with a revised running time of 2 hours. (more...)
MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Extends Bookings Through April 28by BWW News Desk - April 4, 2011
Million Dollar Quartet, the new smash hit musical that's winning nightly standing ovations at London's NoŽl Coward Theatre, is pleased to announce the addition of a further 6 months of performances. Tickets are now on sale until Saturday 28 April 2012. (more...)
Photo Flash: Million Dollar Quartet Begins UK Rehearsalsby BWW News Desk - January 18, 2011
Million Dollar Quartet, the new West End musical that tells the electrifying story of the night in 1956 when Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Carl Perkins and Jerry Lee Lewis came together to make music and ended up making history, will star Ben Goddard (Jerry Lee Lewis), Derek Hagen (Johnny Cash), Francesca Jackson (Dyanne), Robert Britton Lyons (Carl Perkins), Michael Malarkey (Elvis Presley) and Bill Ward (Sam Phillips). (more...)