facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
 

'Million Dollar Quartet' to open in London

Nov. 19, 2010 at 8:24 PM   |   Comments

1 of 2
| License Photo
LONDON, Nov. 19 (UPI) -- The musical "Million Dollar Quartet" is to open in London in February, the show's producers announced Friday.

Set to play at the Noel Coward Theatre, the musical tells the true story of the night in 1956 when Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Carl Perkins and Jerry Lee Lewis came together for a historic jam session.

Previews are to begin Feb. 8, with opening night scheduled for Feb. 28.

The show is currently playing on Broadway and in Chicago.

"The production team has undertaken an extensive search of the United Kingdom and Ireland -- with open auditions in Glasgow, Liverpool, Bristol, Dublin and London -- to find performers to play these iconic figures," the producers said in a news release regarding the London production. "Full casting will be announced shortly."

© 2010 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.
Recommended UPI Stories
Featured UPI Collection
trending
Celebrity Couples of 2014 [PHOTOS]

Celebrity Couples of 2014 [PHOTOS]

Most Popular
1
Marisa Tomei, Hugh Grant go to school in 'Rewrite' trailer
2
LeAnn Rimes jokes she lost virginity by raping boyfriend
3
Kenya Moore denies rumors she's dating Kordell Stewart
4
Cee Lo Green pleads no contest in drug case
5
Kate Beckinsale joined by Lucas Till in 'The Disappointments Room'
Trending News
Video
x
Feedback