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Memphis the Musical

Jan. 8, 2013

From the underground dance clubs of 1950s Memphis, Tennessee, comes a hot new Broadway musical that bursts off the stage with explosive dancing, irresistible songs and a thrilling tale of fame and forbidden love. Inspired by actual events, "Memphis" is about a radio DJ who wants to change the world and a club singer who is ready for her big break. Come along on their incredible journey to the ends of the airwaves -- filled with laughter, soaring emotion and roof-raising rock 'n' roll.  

Marcus Center for the Performing Arts
929 N. Water St.
Milwaukee, WI 53202
Venue Description:
The Marcus Center for the Performing Arts, Wisconsin's premier entertainment showcase, is home to the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra, Florentine Opera, Milwaukee Ballet and First Stage Milwaukee. It is also a presenter of hit Broadway touring shows.

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Coming soon: "Memphis"

Published Dec. 22, 2012

The question of when rock and roll really began has been argued about for decades, but most music historians believe the music that became rock and roll began on Beale Street in Memphis. The story of Beale Street is coming to Milwaukee with the Jan. 8-13 run of the award-winning "Memphis" at the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts.

Marcus Center for the Performing Arts