MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET


“…the devil’s music sounds heavenly good.” – Liz Nicholls, EDMONTON JOURNAL

“This production is simply superb.” – Colin MacLean, GIGCITY

“Holy moly, Lord have mercy, great balls of fire, it’s a miracle!” – Graham Hicks, HICKSBIZ

“Million Dollar Quartet fires on all cylinders.” – Anna Borowiecki, ST. ALBERT GAZETTE

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OCTOBER 22 – NOVEMBER 19, 2016

Million Dollar Quartet

Book by Colin Escott and Floyd Mutrux
Original Concept and Direction by Floyd Mutrux
Directed by Ted Dykstra
Music Direction by Bob Foster

Inspired by Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins.

Memphis, 1956. Inspired by the true story of the famed recording session in which Sam Phillips, the “Father of Rock ‘n’ Roll”, brought together icons Johnny Cash, Carl Perkins, Jerry Lee Lewis and Elvis Presley For one unforgettable jam session. It brings to light the extraordinary story of broken promises, secrets, and the once-in-a-lifetime celebration of four friends that is both poignant and heartwarming. Hear Blue Suede Shoes, Fever, That’s All Right, Sixteen Tons, Great Balls Of Fire, Walk The Line, Whole Lotta Shakin’ Goin’ On, Who Do You Love?, Matchbox, Folsom Prison Blues, Hound Dog and more…

“Great balls of fire!… Jaw-dropping and hugely enjoyable!” – CHICAGO TRIBUNE

“…Rock ‘n’ Roll Heaven.” – CHICAGO SUN-TIMES

RECOMMENDED FOR AGES 7+

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Photo Credit: David Cooper Photography

Featuring the cast of Million Dollar Quartet: Nelson Collins-Lee, Paul Cournoyer, Christopher Fordinal, Greg Gale, Christo Graham, Ryan Parker, Kale Penny and Vanessa Sears

October 22 - November 19, 2016 - Shoctor Theatre

Cast and Creative Team

CAST:

Nelson Collins-Lee
NELSON COLLINS-LEE – FLUKE
Paul Cournoyer
PAUL CORNOYER – BROTHER JAY PERKINS
Christopher Fordinal
CHRISTOPHER FORDINAL – ELVIS PRESLEY
Greg Gale
GREG GALE – JOHNNY CASH
Christo Graham
CHRISTO GRAHAM – JERRY LEE LEWIS
Ryan Parker 2016
RYAN PARKER – SAM PHILLIPS
Kale Penny
KALE PENNY – CARL PERKINS
Vanessa Sears
VANESSA SEARS – DYANNE

 

CREATIVE TEAM:

Ted Dykstra 2008
TED DYKSTRA – DIRECTOR
Bob Foster SM BW
BOB FOSTER – MUSIC DIRECTOR
Cory Sincennes 2016
CORY SINCENNES – SET & COSTUME DESIGNER
Michael Walton 2015
MICHAEL WALTON – LIGHTING DESIGNER
Owen Hutchinson
OWEN HUTCHINSON – SOUND DESIGNER
Doug Mertz 2014
DOUG MERTZ – DIALECT COACH
David Ley 2016
DAVID LEY – VOCAL COACH
Andrea Schurman
ANDREA SCHURMAN – STAGE MANAGER
Sang-Sang Lee
SANG-SANG LEE – ASSISTANT STAGE MANAGER

Song List

Blue Suede Shoes (Music and Lyrics By Carl L. Perkins) – Company
Real Wild Child (Music and Lyrics By John O’Keefe, John Greenan and Dave Owens) – Jerry Lee Lewis
Matchbox (Music and Lyrics By Carl L. Perkins) – Carl Perkins
Who Do You Love? (Music and Lyrics By Ellas McDaniel) – Carl Perkins
Folsom Prison Blues (Music and Lyrics By John R. Cash) – Johnny Cash
Fever (Music and Lyrics By Eddie Cooley and Otis Blackwell) – Dyanne
Memories Are Made of This (Music and Lyrics By Terry Gilkyson,Richard Dehr and Frank Miller) – Elvis Presley
That’s All Right (Music and Lyrics By Arthur Crudup) – Elvis Presley
Brown Eyed Handsome Man (Music and Lyrics By Chuck Berry) – Company
Down by the Riverside – Company
Sixteen Tons (Music and Lyrics By Merle Travis) – Johnny Cash
My Babe (Music and Lyrics By Willie Dixon) – Carl Perkins
Long Tall Sally (Music and Lyrics By Robert Blackwell, Enotris Johnson and Richard Penniman) – Elvis Presley
Peace in the Valley
(Music and Lyrics By Thomas A. Dorsey) – Company
I Walk the Line (Music and Lyrics By John R. Cash) – Johnny Cash
I Hear You Knocking (Music and Lyrics By Dave Bartholomew and Pearl King) – Dyanne
Party (Music and Lyrics By Jessie Mae Robinson) – Carl Perkins and Company
Great Balls of Fire (Music and Lyrics By Otis Blackwell and Jack Hammer) – Jerry Lee Lewis
Down by the Riverside (Reprise) – Company
Hound Dog (Music and Lyrics By Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller) – Elvis Presley
Ghost Riders (Music and Lyrics By Stan Jones) – Johnny Cash
See You Later Alligator (Music and Lyrics By Robert Guidry) – Carl Perkins
Whole Lotta Shakin’ Goin’ On (Music and Lyrics By Curly Williams) – Jerry Lee Lewis

Previews and Reviews

PREVIEWS:

October 26, 2016 – Citadel unleashes a vision of rock future in Million Dollar Quartet – Liz Nicholls, EDMONTON JOURNAL

 

REVIEWS:

October 28, 2016 – Million Dollar Quartet comes to life – Colin MacLean, GIGCITY

October 28, 2016 – Great balls of fire, this show works!  Review of Citadel Theatre’s Million Dollar Quartet by GRAHAM HICKS, HICKS BIZ

October 28, 2016 – Goodness gracious: Million Dollar Quartet rocks the Citadel – Liz Nicholls, EDMONTON JOURNAL

November 2, 2016 – Million Dollar Quartet fires on all cylinders – Anna Borowiecki, ST. ALBERT GAZETTE

Sponsors

Presenting Sponsor:

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Media Sponsors:

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MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET IS PRESENTED THROUGH SPECIAL ARRANGEMENT WITH AND ALL MATERIALS ARE SUPPLIED BY THEATRICAL RIGHTS WORLDWIDE (TRW).
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