Casa Manana Presents Million Dollar Quartet straight from 1956!
FORT WORTH, Texas (October 13, 2016) – Casa Mañana Theatre continues its 2016-17 Broadway season with the Tony® Award-winning Broadway Musical Million Dollar Quartet, November 5-13, sponsored by Bank of Texas. Tickets are on sale now.
It’s December 4, 1956, and Sam Phillips, the “Father of Rock and Roll,” has brought together icons Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins for one unforgettable night. Million Dollar Quartet, the high-voltage, Tony® Award-winning Broadway musical is inspired by the phenomenal true story of this famed recording session inside Sun Records’ recording studio. Dive inside this monumental night of rock and roll that explodes off the stage, featuring timeless hits including “Blue Suede Shoes,” “Sixteen Tons,” “Great Balls of Fire,” “I Walk the Line,” “Hound Dog” and more! This show is suitable for most audiences.
Million Dollar Quartet features an all-star cast including Christopher Damiano as “Johnny Cash,” Sean McGibbon as “Jerry Lee Lewis,” John Michael Presney as “Carl Perkins,” and Trent Rowland as “Elvis Presley” The cast is rounded out by Zach Cossman as “Fluke,” Alyssa Gardner as “Dyanne,” Brandon Ellis as “Brother Jay,” and local favorite Bob Hess as “Sam Phillips.”
The production is directed by Tony® Award nominee, Hunter Foster. Many will recognize Mr. Foster from his vast Broadway credits in addition to being the brother of Broadway and television star Sutton Foster. Mr. Foster has appeared on Broadway in Urinetown as “Bobby Strong”, The Bridges of Madison County as “Bud”, Little Shop of Horrors as “Seymour”, and The Producers as “Leo Bloom”, to name a few.
Additional creative team members include James Cunningham as music director, Josh Smith as scenic designer, Samuel Rushen as lighting designer, Kyle McCord as sound designer, Tammy Spencer as costume designer and Catherine Petty-Rogers as hair, wig and makeup designer.
Ticket prices range from $45 to $79 and can be purchased by calling Ticketmaster at 800-745-3000 or by visiting www.casamanana.org. Tickets are also available at the Casa Mañana Theatre box office, 3101 West Lancaster Avenue in Fort Worth.
Performance dates and times are as follows: Saturday, November 5 at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m., Sunday, November 6 at 2 p.m., Tuesday, November 8 at 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, November 9 at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, November 10 at 7:30 p.m., Friday, November 11 at 8 p.m., Saturday, November 12 at 2p.m. and 8 p.m., and Sunday, November 13 at 2 p.m.