Million Dollar Quartet: Musical about Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins is touring the UK
13 February 2020, 12:24 | Updated: 24 February 2020, 13:14
Back by popular demand following a huge success on Broadway and the West End, the Tony Award winning musical Million Dollar Quartet is returning to the UK and Ireland.
The hit musical, inspired by the famous recording session that brought together rock and roll icons Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins for the first and only time, will head out on a tour of the UK and Ireland from March 2020.
Peter Duncan is back with the cast as legendary producer Sam Phillips, following rave reviews for his performance during the 2017 UK tour.
Inspired by a true story, the musical opens at Southampton’s Mayflower Theatre on Tuesday, March 10, before heading to Southend, Sunderland, Cambridge, Wimbledon, Edinburgh, Cardiff, Dublin, Nottingham, Aylesbury, Bromley, Plymouth, Cheltenham, Salisbury, Bradford and Wolverhampton.
The poignant musical features over 24 legendary rock hits, including 'Blue Suede Shoes', 'Sixteen Tons', 'Great Balls of Fire', 'Walk the Line', 'Whole Lotta Shakin’ Goin’ On', and 'Hound Dog'.
Appearing in the show will also be Robbie Durham (Johnny Cash), Ross William Wild (Elvis Presley), Matthew Wycliffe (Carl Perkins) and Katie Ray (Dyanne), with the role of Jerry Lee Lewis shared by Ashley Carruthers, Martin Kaye and Matthew Wycliffe.
The full dates are:
March 10 - 14: Southampton, Mayflower Theatre
March 16 - 21: Southend, Cliffs Pavilion
March 25 - 28: Sunderland, Empire Theatre
March 31 - April 4: Cambridge, Arts Theatre
April 7 - 11: Wimbledon, New Wimbledon Theatre
April 14 - 18: Edinburgh, Festival Theatre
April 21 - 25: Cardiff, Wales Millennium Centre
April 28 - May 2: Dublin, Bord Gais Energy Theatre
May 12 - 16: Nottingham, Theatre Royal
May 19 - 23: Aylesbury, Waterside Theatre
May 25 - 30: Bromley, Churchill Theatre
June 2 - 6: Plymouth, Theatre Royal
June 9 - 13: Cheltenham, Everyman Theatre
June 16 - 20: Salisbury, Playhouse Theatre
June 24 - 27: Bradford, Alhambra Theatre
June 30 - July 4: Wolverhampton, Grand Theatre