Memphis

Musical - Original

Shubert Theatre

  • First Preview: September 23, 2009
  • Opening Date: October 19, 2009
  • Closing Date: August 5, 2012
  • Previews: 30
  • Performances: 1166

Lyrics: David Bryan, Joe DiPietro

Music: David Bryan

Book: Joe DiPietro

Synopsis

Inspired by the legendary DJ Dewey Phillips and set against a rock-and-roll score, Memphis follows a 1950s disc jockey who plays African-American music for his white listeners, and soon he begins to fall for a talented black singer.

 

Opening Night Production Credits

Joe DiPietro Joe DiPietro Book
David Bryan David Bryan Music
Joe DiPietro Joe DiPietro Lyrics
David Bryan David Bryan Lyrics
Christopher Ashley Christopher Ashley Director
Sergio Trujillo Sergio Trujillo Choreographer
See Full Opening Night Production credits
See More
 

Shows That Opened That Season: 2009 - 2010

 
See entire season

Awards


Astaire Awards

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2010 Outstanding Choreographer of a Broadway Show Sergio Trujillo Nominee
2010 Outstanding Male Dancer in a Broadway Show Brad Bass
Kevin Covert
Bryan Fenkart
Rhett G. George
John Jellison
John Eric Parker
Jermaine R. Rembert
Ephraim M. Sykes
Cary Tedder
Daniel J. Watts
Charlie Williams
James Brown III
Tyrone Jackson
Nominee

Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2010 Outstanding Actor in a Musical Chad Kimball Nominee
2010 Outstanding Actress in a Musical Montego Glover Winner
2010 Outstanding Book of a Musical Joe DiPietro Nominee
2010 Outstanding Choreography Sergio Trujillo Nominee
2010 Outstanding Music David Bryan Winner
2010 Outstanding Musical   Winner
2010 Outstanding Orchestrations David Bryan
Daryl Waters
Winner

Drama League

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2010 Distinguished Production of a Musical   Nominee

Outer Critics Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2010 Outstanding Actor in a Musical Chad Kimball Nominee
2010 Outstanding Actress in a Musical Montego Glover Winner
2010 Outstanding Choreographer Sergio Trujillo Winner
2010 Outstanding Director of a Musical Christopher Ashley Nominee
2010 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical Cass Morgan Nominee
2010 Outstanding New Broadway Musical   Winner
2010 Outstanding New Score   Winner

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2010 Actor in a Musical Chad Kimball Nominee
2010 Actress in a Musical Montego Glover Nominee
2010 Book of a Musical Joe DiPietro Winner
2010 Costume Design of a Musical Paul Tazewell Nominee
2010 Direction of a Musical Christopher Ashley Nominee
2010 Musical   Winner
2010 Orchestrations Daryl Waters
David Bryan
Winner
2010 Original Score David Bryan
Joe DiPietro
Winner

Grosses

Week Ending Week # This Week Gross
Potential Gross
Diff $ Avg Ticket
Top Ticket
Seats Sold
Seats in Theatre
Perfs
(Prev)
% Cap
This Week
Diff %
Cap
Aug. 5, 2012 10 $657,688
$1,228,100
$54,718 $68.87
$250.00
9550
1470
8
0
81.21% 3.09%
Jul. 29, 2012 9 $602,970
$1,228,100
$919 $65.63
$250.00
9187
1470
8
0
78.12% 0.71%
Jul. 22, 2012 8 $602,051
$1,228,100
$10,330 $66.14
$250.00
9103
1470
8
0
77.41% 1.76%
Jul. 15, 2012 7 $591,721
$1,228,100
- $66.52
$250.00
8896
1470
8
0
75.65% -
See All Grosses

Totals

Last 4 Weeks
  $2,454,430
$4,912,400
  $66.79 36736
47040
32
0
78.10 %  
Cumulative
  $104,036,273
$182,222,697
  $75.21
$250.00
1375778
1754602
1165
30
78.41 %  
 
Name:
Email:
You are submitting a comment about: The page you are currently on: Memphis on Broadway - Information, Cast, Crew, Synopsis and Photos - Playbill Vault
The website in general
What are you writing about?
Who are you?
Explain your reason for writing to us