THE SCREENING ROOM: Favorite Performances from Memphis (Video)
05 Aug 2013
The Tony Award-winning musical Memphis, which features a blues, rock and gospel score by David Bryan and Joe DiPietro, ended its hit Broadway run Aug. 5, 2012, after 1,166 regular performances at the Shubert Theatre.
Playbill.com is marking the special day by taking a look back at Memphis. What follows are Memphis performances from Broadway, in concert and on tour.
Chad Kimball performs the song "Memphis Lives In Me" to celebrate the box-office opening of Memphis.
Holed up in a seedy motel on the edge of the Mojave Desert, two former lovers unpack the deep secrets and dark desires of their tangled relationship, passionately tearing each other apart. Led by director Daniel Aukin (Back Back Back at MTC, 4,000 Miles), Tony winner Nina Arianda (Venus in Fur at MTC, Born Yesterday) and Sam Rockwell (A Behanding in Spokane, The Way Way Back) bring an explosive intensity to Sam Shepard’s (Buried Child, True West) landmark myth of the new Wild West.