PHOTO CALL: Matthew Broderick Visits Broadway's Memphis

News   PHOTO CALL: Matthew Broderick Visits Broadway's Memphis
 
Matthew Broderick took in the Nov. 12 performance of Memphis on Broadway.

He headed backstage after the show to meet with the cast and creators:

Adam Pascal and Montego Glover head the cast.

Memphis, which centers on the interracial love affair between a white DJ and black singer in the 1950s segregated South, has a score by Bon Jovi songwriter and band member David Bryan and Joe DiPietro. The musical earned Tony Awards for Best Book, Best Score and Best Musical.

Songs in the production are "Underground," "The Music of My Soul," "Ain't Nothin' But a Kiss," "Everybody Wants to Be Black on a Saturday Night," "Make Me Stronger," "Colored Women," "Someday," "She's My Sister," "Radio," "Say a Prayer," "Big Love," "Love Will Stand When All Else Falls," "Stand Up," "Change Don't Come Easy," "Memphis Lives in Me" and "Steal Your Rock 'n' Roll."

Memphis opened on Broadway Oct. 19, 2009, at the Shubert Theatre under the direction of Christopher Ashley. Broadway previews began Sept. 23, 2009. A national tour launched Oct. 14 in its namesake city.

Visit MemphistheMusical.

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