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|HEARTBREAK HOTEL - THE MUSICAL
February 22, 2017 - email / Elvis Express Radio
The new musical 'Heartbreak Hotel' is the prequel to the record setting "Million Dollar Quartet", the Tony Award winning broadway musical that has been playing to sold-out
houses around the World since opening in 2006.
Featuring the actor who starred as Elvis on broadway, audiences will witness his debut in the premiere of 'Heartbreak Hotel' at the coast playhouse in west Hollywood.....
It's 1954, and Sam Phillips meets the man who will one day be known as the King. Together they develop the music and find a sound that changes both their lives.
Audiences will see a young romance they never knew about, the betrayal of the band that performed the music they love, and they'll meet 'Colonel' Tom Parker who changed the
course of history in just 18 months.
From Memphis truck driver, to King of the whole wide World, ' the 'price' of fame... Was the 'price' he paid... But, the music he found, changed the 'World' forever.
The show tells the story of Elvis Presley's rise to stardom during the years leading up to the day of the famous impromptu jam session at Sun Studios.
The story focuses on Presley's journey from an unknown musician to the cusp of his super-stardom and the people who influenced him along the way. The groundbreaking music
he brought to the popular culture during the height of the civil rights movement. It is a true rags to riches tale set within a time period when America was once again challenged with
The Ogunquit Playhouse has announced details of its 2017 season, which includes the world premiere of the Elvis Presley musical Heartbreak Hotel.
Heartbreak Hotel, which runs August 30–September 30, traces Presley’s early years. According to Ogunquit, “The show tells the story of Elvis Presley’s rise to stardom during the
years leading up to the day of the famous recording session at Sun Studios. The story focuses on Presley’s journey from an unknown musician to the cusp of his super-stardom
and the people who influenced him along the way, complete with some of his biggest hits.”
The jukebox musical will include such songs as “Blue Suede Shoes,” “Tutti Frutti,” “That’s All Right Mamma,” Shake Rattle and Roll,” “Heartbreak Hotel,” and more.