April 19 – June 10
Box Office Phone: 773-777-9884 — Box Office Hours
NOW EXTENDED BY POPULAR DEMAND!
From the underground dance clubs of 1950s Memphis, Tennessee, comes the Tony Award winning Best 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 the story of a white radio DJ who wants to change the world and a black club singer who is ready for her big break. Their incredible journey to the ends of the airwaves is filled with laughter, soaring emotion and a roof-raising musical score by David Bryan of the band Bon Jovi.
Directed by Daryl Brooks. Choreography and Assistant Direction by Chris Carter. Music Direction by Jermaine Hill and Assistant Choreography by Reneisha Jenkins.
Starring Liam Quealy as Huey Calhoun, Aeriel Williams as Felicia Farrell and Lorenzo Rush Jr. as Delray Jones, with Gilbert Thomas Domally as Gator, James Earl Jones II as Bobby, Nancy Wagner as Gladys Calhoun and Jacob Voigt as Mr. Simmons. The cast also includes Ryan Dooley, Casiena Raether, Koray Tarhan, Isaiah Wilson Silvia-Chandley, Jared David Michael Grant, Stephen Blu Allen, Bernell Lassai, Ivory M. Leonard IV, Nicole Kyoung-Mi Lambert, Shantel Cribbs, Graham Hawley, Todd Aulwurm, Kayla Kennedy and Mallory Maedke.
Ruth Page Center for the Arts 1016 N. Dearborn St. Chicago, IL 60610
Ruth Page Center for the Arts
1016 N. Dearborn St. Chicago, IL 60610
(2-1/2 blocks south of Division St. and 4-1/2 blocks north of Chicago Ave.)
The Ruth Page Center is easily accessible by bus (#22, #36, #70 and #156*) and “L” train (Red Line Clark & Division stop), visit the CTA website to plan your trip and for the most up-to-date information! *Please note the #156 LaSalle does not operate after 7:30/8:10pm, or on weekends or holidays.