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Million Dollar Quartet has extended its booking period by 7 months - tickets are now on sale to 28 April 2012.
The show opened at the Noel Coward Theatre 28 Feb 2011, following previews from 8 Feb, to moderate notices from the popular press.
Million Dollar Quartet is inspired by the actual event that took place on 4 December 1956 at Sun Records in Memphis when Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Carl Perkins and Jerry Lee Lewis came together to make music and ended up making history. Features over 20 of the greatest rock ’n’ roll, gospel, R&B and country hits.
The musical has book by Colin Escott and Floyd Mutrux, originally conceived by Floyd Mutrux.
It is directed by Eric Schaeffer, designed by Derek McLane, lighting by Howell Binkley, sound by Kai Harada. Musical arrangements and supervision Chuck Mead
Cast includes Bill Ward (Sam Phillips), Michael Malarkey (Elvis Presley), Ben Goddard (Jerry Lee Lewis), Derek Hagen (Johnny Cash), Oliver Seymour-Marsh (Carl Perkins).
Produced in London by Relevant Theatricals, John Cossette Productions, American Pop Anthology, John Gore, Thomas B. McGrath, James L. Nederlander, Joseph Smith and Michael McCabe.