Gurr News : Christopher Gurr Joins Cast of 54 Below Sings Memphis



Feinstein’s/54 Below is going to be tearing the roof off the joint when the Tony Award-winning musical, Memphis, returns for one night only in an all-star engagement reuniting members of the original cast plus some Broadway newcomers!

Memphis tells the tale of pioneering deejay Huey Calhoun and his passion to integrate the world of rock and roll in the segregated South of the 1950s. When Huey meets his muse, Felicia, he will stop at nothing to get the world to hear the music of his soul.

Memphis features music by Bon Jovi’s David Bryan and lyrics by Joe DiPietro (I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change). This Tony Award winner for Best Musical features such songs as “The Music of My Soul,” “Colored Woman,” “Memphis Lives In Me,” and “Big Love.”

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Christopher Gurr joins an amazing cast, featuring:

Joseph Allen (Be More ChillSomething Wicked This Way Comes)
Gilbert L. Bailey II
Justin Baret (Little Shop of HorrorsWest Side Story)
Darius Barnes (MemphisCharlie and the Chocolate Factory)
Brad Bass (MemphisJersey BoysWicked)
Tracee Beazer (Memphis)
Tanya Birl (MemphisOn the Town)
Ashley Blanchet (MemphisFrozenAnnieBeautiful)
Felicia Boswell (MemphisShuffle Along)
James Brown III (Memphis)
J. Bernard Calloway (MemphisAll the Way)
Cam Cote (The MollyhouseQuestion 1)
Kevin Covert (MemphisSpamalotHow to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying)
Dionne Figgins (Memphis)
Graham Hancock (Be More ChillAmerican Idiot)
Lauren Lim Jackson (MemphisPretty WomanMotown)
Tyrone Jackson (The Little Mermaid, Equus, Memphis)
Kyle Javon
John Jellison (Memphis)
Chad Kimball (Memphis – Tony Award nomination, Come From Away)
Candice Monet McCall (Memphis)
Cass Morgan (MemphisThe Bridges of Madison County)
Allsun O’Malley (The Light in the PiazzaAvenue Q)
Antoine L. Smith (MemphisThe Color PurpleCarousel)
Talia Suskauer (Love in Hate NationShrek)
Dan’yelle Williamson (MemphisRocky)

Directed and Produced by Robert W Schneider

Tickets are almost entirely sold out as of Tuesday, January 30th. Check here for availability.