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Million Dollar Quartet – Liverpool Empire

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Book: Colin Escott &Flloyd Mutrix Conceived by Flloyd Mutrix Director: Ian Talbot Reviewer: John Roberts On one cold Memphis evening on December 4, 1956 - at the famous Sun Studios, legendary record producer Sam Phillips was in a recording studio laying down tracks for recent number one artist Carl Philips... playing for him that session was an unknown live-wire pianist called ...

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Million Dollar Quartet – The Bristol Hippodrome, Bristol

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Writer: Colin Escott Co-Writer: Floyd Mutrux Director: Ian Talbot Reviewer: Chris Oldham The so-called jukebox musical is a tricky one. Sometimes trying to fit a band or artist's back-catalogue into some kind of story that makes sense can feel more than a little forced. Setting the whole thing in a recording studio is certainly one way of solving that problem, ...

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Million Dollar Quartet – The Mayflower, Southampton

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Writers: Colin Escott &Floyd Mutrux Director: Ian Talbot Reviewer: David Jobson In an age where jukebox musicals make easy money, the question of story comes up. Does one try to string the songs together to make a vague story, or alternatively just follow the story of the musician concerned. This musical has instead tried something different, dramatising an event that took ...

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Million Dollar Quartet – King’s Theatre, Glasgow

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Writers: Colin Escott &Floyd Mutrux Director: Ian Talbot Reviewer: Lauren Humphreys Documenting the now-legendary, one-and-only coming together of Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins, at the Sun Record Studios in Memphis on December 4, 1956, Million Dollar Quartet is a scintillating, celebratory tale from the dawn of rock 'n' roll. Under the avuncular, or in some ...

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Million Dollar Quartet – Festival Theatre, Edinburgh

Martin Kaye and Jason Donovan in Million Dollar Quartet

Writer: Colin Escott and Floyd Mutrux Director: Ian Talbot Reviewer: Fraser MacDonald Inspired by the famous recording session that brought together rock ‘n’ roll icons Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins for the first and only time, Million Dollar Quartet is a rockin', rollin', unstoppable force that cannot fail to delight its audience. Transporting its audience ...

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Million Dollar Quartet – Birmingham Hippodrome

Martin Kaye and Jason Donovan in Million Dollar Quartet

Writers: Colin Escott and Floyd Mutrix Director: Ian Talbot Reviewer: James Garrington Sam Phillips might be one of the least recognisable yet most important men in the history of popular music – for he was the founder and owner of Sun Studios in Memphis, and the man who is widely credited with creating rock’n’roll, discovering such talents as Jerry Lee ...

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