PHOTO EXCLUSIVE: A Two-Show Day With Memphis' Derrick Baskin
By Matthew Blank
Ever wonder about the routine of a Broadway actor on one of those grueling two-performance days? Derrick Baskin, who originated the role of "Gator" in the Broadway production of Memphis, offers Playbill.com readers an exclusive look behind the scenes at a recent day at the theatre.
Armed with a digital camera, Baskin snapped everything from his morning routines to pre-show rituals to after-show stage-door encounters.
Here is a two-show day at Memphis with Derrick Baskin:
The rock musical about an interracial love affair in the 1950s segregated South stars Tony Award nominees Chad Kimball and Montego Glover.
Memphis — which won the 2010 Tony Award for Best Musical — also features J. Bernard Calloway, James Monroe Iglehart, Michael McGrath and Cass Morgan. Bon Jovi songwriter and band member David Bryan and DiPietro penned the score.
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