Riverside Theatre announces additional performances of ‘Million Dollar Quartet’

NEWS RELEASE

Additional performances will be Sunday, January 14th at 7:30 pm and Thursday, January 18th at 2pm

Riverside Theatre’s production of Million Dollar Quartet, adds two additional performances! Million Dollar Quartet runs January 2-21, 2018 on the Stark Stage and is sponsored by John and Marilyn McConnell with additional support from Riverside Theatre’s Patron Producers’ Group

“Due to the great demand for tickets, we have added two additional performances to our run of Million Dollar Quartet,” says Jon R. Moses, Managing Director, COO of the Theatre. “While we cannot extend the run beyond the close date of January 21st, we’ve been able to add a performance to week two and week three of the run.”

The added performances are: Sunday, January 14th at 7:30 pm and Thursday, January 18th at 2pm. With the added shows, the second and third week each have nine performances.

Million Dollar Quartet will still close on Sunday, January 21st after the 2pm performance. The next production on the Stark Stage, Lombardi, begins performances on January 30th.

Million Dollar Quartet is the Tony Award-winning musical that takes audiences back to December 4, 1956, when an extraordinary twist of fate brought Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis, Johnny Cash and Carl Perkins together in what became one of the most memorable nights in music. Based around that historical event, the musical recounts how these legends ended up in the same room at Sun Records in Memphis for one of the greatest impromptu rock ‘n’ roll jam sessions in history.

Riverside Theatre’s production of Million Dollar Quartet is Directed and Choreographed by Keith Andrews and stars James Barry (Carl Perkins), Sam Cieri (Elvis Presley), Scott Moreau (Johnny Cash), Nat Zegree (Jerry Lee Lewis), Jason Loughlin (Sam Phillips), Sarah Ellis (Dyanne), David Sonneborn (Fluke), and Sam Weber (Brother Jay). For this production Noel Carey will be understudying for the role of Jerry Lee Lewis and Sam Sherwood will be understudying for the roles of Carl Perkins, Johnny Cash and Elvis Presley.

The production crew includes: Mr. Barry (Musical Director), Derek McLane (Scenic Design), Adam Koch (Additional Scenic Elements), Molly Walz (Costume Design), Anna Hillbery (Costume Coordinator), Yael Lubetzky (Lighting Design), Craig Beyrooti (Sound Design), and Mark Johnson (Production Stage Manager). Casting was done by Wojcik / Seay Casting.

Million Dollar Quartet performs January 2 – 21, 2018 on the Stark Stage at Riverside Theatre. Tickets start at $35. Tickets can be purchased by calling the Box Office at 772-231-6990 or online at http://www.riversidetheatre.com.

Performances are Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays at 7:30pm; Opening Night (the first Tuesday performance), Fridays, and Saturdays at 8pm; with matinees on Wednesdays, select Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays at 2pm.

Performance Schedule:

January 2, 5, 6, 12, 13, 19 & 20 @ 8pm

January 3, 6, 7, 10, 11, 13, 14, 17, 18, 20 & 21 @ 2pm

January 3, 4, 10, 11, 14, 16, 17 & 18 @ 7:30pm

 

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