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The cast includes (from left) Taylor Kraft as Dyanne, Ian Fairlee as Jerry Lee Lewis, Joe Boover as Elvis Presley, Ted S. Bushman as Johnny Cash, and Michael Kennedy as Carl Perkins

There’s a "Whole Lotta Shakin’ Goin’ On" in Theatre Raleigh’s Million Dollar Quartet

There’s a whole lotta shakin’ goin’ on in the Kennedy Theatre, in Raleigh’s Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts, as Theatre Raleigh concludes its 2016 Hot Summer Nights Series with a rousing rendition of Million Dollar Quartet. “Million dollar quartet” is a gross (pun intended) understatement of the monies made by Elvis Presley, Johnny… Read More ›

Who Do You Love? Million Dollar Quartet Delights DPAC Patrons Once Again

The electrifying 2010 Tony Award®-winning Broadway hit, Million Dollar Quartet, which concludes its delightful two-night encore presentation at the Durham Performing Arts Center at 7:30 p.m. tonight, is a real stem-winder — a rocking musical revue based on an actual epic Dec. 4, 1956 jam session in Sun Records studios in Memphis, TN. Ostensibly a… Read More ›

Million Dollar Quartet plays DPAC April 5th and 6th (photo courtesy of Million Dollar Quartet National Tour)

Back by Popular Demand: Million Dollar Quartet Plays DPAC at 7:30 p.m. on April 5th and 6th

The 2016 North American Tour of the 2010 Tony Award®-winning Broadway hit Million Dollar Quartet is back-by-popular-demand at the Durham Performing Arts Center for two high-octane performances — at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 5th, and Wednesday, April 6th. Million Dollar Quartet, which first delighted DPAC patrons on Dec. 4-9, 2012, is a jukebox musical… Read More ›

The "Million Dollar Quartet" will reunite Dec. 4-9 at the Durham Performing Arts Center

Great Balls of Fire: “Million Dollar Quartet” Has DPAC Rocking and Rolling Like It’s December 1956

The toe-tapping, finger-snapping national tour of “Million Dollar Quartet” roared into the Durham Performing Arts Center on Tuesday night, which was the 56th anniversary of the historic Dec. 4, 1956 jam session featuring four past, present, and future Sun Records artists: “King of Rock and Roll” Elvis Presley (1935-77), “The Killer” Jerry Lee Lewis (born 1935), country music legend Johnny Cash (1932-2003), and rockabilly king Carl Perkins (1932-98).

"Million Dollar Quartet" will run Dec. 4-9 at the Durham Performing Arts Center

“Million Dollar Quartet” of Messrs. Presley, Lewis, Perkins, and Cash Will Jam Again Dec. 4-9 at DPAC

“Million Dollar Quartet,” which will play Dec. 4-9 at the Durham Performing Arts Center, is based on the Dec. 4, 1956 Sun Records recording session in Memphis, TN, featuring rockabilly king Carl Perkins (1932-98), the “King of Rock and Roll” Elvis Presley (1935-77), “The Killer” Jerry Lee Lewis (born 1935), and soon-to-be country music legend Johnny Cash (1932-2003).