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Memphis Book and Lyrics by Joe Dipietro
Music and Lyrics by David Bryan
Based on a concept by George W. George

Director: Jeff Dare
Musical Director: Noah Scott Larson
Choreographer: Elisandra M. Rosario
Scenic Design: Nick Schwartz
Costume Design: Edith Guillermina Moreno
Hair/Makeup Design: Grace Wilson-danehower
Lighting Design: Robert Perry
Sound Design: Michael Miller
Properties: Cindy Adamek
Dramaturge: Latrelle Bright
Stage Manager: HeatherAnn Layman

Presented in the Harold and Jean Miner Theatre
April 5-22, 2018

Memphis is presented through special arrangement with and all authorized performance materials are supplied by Theatrical Rights Worldwide.


Huey Calhoun: Jake Fava
Felicia Farrell: Zoe Branch
Delray: Prince F. Robertson
Gladys: Jenny Gleason
Bobby: Joe Jeffries
Gator: Preston Roseborough
Mr. Simmons: Peter Barrett
Wailin' Jo: J'Lyn Hope
Reverend Hobson/Black DJ: Rijaal Akbar
White Mother: Liz Martin
White Teenager: Emma Loewenstein
Perry Como/Frank Dryer: Quinton Ohlsson
Buck Wiley/Martin Holton: Ray Essick
White DJ/Mr. Collins/Gordon Grant: Shane Coats
Clara: Megan Spinella
Ethel: Olivia Nelshoppen

Be Black Trio: Prince F. Robertson, Preston Roseborough, Rijaal Akbar

Someday Backup Singers: J'Lyn Hope, Chrissy Mauck, Madelyn Childress

Ensemble: J'Lyn Hope, Chrissy Mauck, Madelyn Childress, Alahna Van Matre,
Liz Martin, Emma Loewenstein, Quinton Ohlsson, Ray Essick, Shane Coats,
Perker Evans, Megan Spinella, Olivia Nelshoppen, Terron Miller, Grace Wilson-danenhower, Estella Samii, Janhavi Kolhe, Remy Saymiknha

Publication Date

Spring 4-5-2018

Production Year


Theatre Location

Harold and Jean Miner Theatre


Champaign, IL


Memphis, 2018


Theatre and Performance Studies



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