Members say: Entertaining, Great singing, Absorbing, Great acting, Delightful

About the show

This musical tells the story of the beginnings of Rock n' Roll. It won four Tony Awards in 2010, including Best Musical.

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A music-loving mixed-race couple struggles to survive during the early Civil Rights era in Memphis. What happens when a 1950's Memphis DJ with white listeners decides to play African-American music? Is Memphis ready for it? Is America? The story was inspired by the legendary DJ Dewey Phillips and the music that became known as "rock 'n' roll".



100
Exquisite, Great acting, Great writing, Entertaining, Great singing

See it if you Want to see one of broadways best musicals. Great story, great dancing, great acting and by far best contemporary broadway music.

Don't see it if You don’t like musicals

100
Delightful, Intelligent, Masterful, Relevant, Great singing

See it if You like "Black music" of the 50's and are ready to follow an exciting love story along with the cilil rights struggle.

Don't see it if Don't like that kind of music.

100
Enchanting, Masterful, Must see, Profound, Great writing

See it if You love period musicals about the struggle for racial equality with powerful music

Don't see it if You hate wonderful things

100
Great acting, Must see, Profound, Entertaining, Great staging

See it if you love great music, dancing and acting

Don't see it if you are bothered by racial conflict

100
Ambitious, Indulgent, Entertaining

See it if Even though this production is closed if it ever came back to broadway, its a must see brilliant acting singing and dancing.

Don't see it if your not ready to dance in your seat all night and still be even after you leave the show.

99
Great acting, Great singing, Great staging, Great choreography, Great scenery

See it if You love musicals, great acting, singing and choreography

Don't see it if You don't like musicls

97
Great acting, Thought-provoking, Must see, Relevant, Entertaining

See it if You love a good love story with high-energy music and a heartbreaking plot. Highly recommended to all!

Don't see it if No reason not to see this.

97
Absorbing, Great acting, Masterful, Profound, Great writing

See it if You enjoy great music with a great true story.

Don't see it if You are uncomfortable with the subject of race or always needs the happy ending.

95
Absorbing, Riveting, Great singing

See it if You love the music it features and want to be swept away by great talent.

Don't see it if You want an original storyline and memorable characters.

95
Absorbing, Profound, Relevant, Resonant, Great singing

See it if You love amazing rock/soul music, you would like a show that is both fun and challenging.

Don't see it if Go see it!

95
Absorbing, Great acting, Intense, Relevant, Romantic

See it if You like thoughtful stories with an historical perspective

Don't see it if You are uncomfortable with mixed race relationships

95
Original, Delightful, Relevant, Entertaining, Great staging

See it if you love high energy, entertaining musicals with a message of open-mindedness

Don't see it if you prefer a straight play or experimental theatre.

95
Original, Absorbing, Masterful, Riveting, Great writing

See it if If you love great stories with twisted endings, a great score, big voices, and an ensemble that makes your heart race just watching them;

Don't see it if If you're looking for something edgy or even campy; If you're a fan of only classical shows;

93
Absorbing, Great acting, Relevant, Romantic, Entertaining

See it if you're looking for a soulful musical with plenty of heart and a storyline that touches on race in the most deftful of ways.

Don't see it if bittersweet stories aren't your thing or if Chad Kimball's (intentionally) sqauwky speaking voice will drive you insane.

92
Great acting, Great singing

See it if I mean, just see it. It was so compelling. The acting, the music, everything was spot on.

Don't see it if you don't like the music. It's so integral.

92
Original, Absorbing, Must see, Profound, Great singing

See it if you love amazing shows.

Don't see it if if you hate great things.

92
Delightful, Great acting, Must see, Romantic, Entertaining

See it if you enjoy an original score with wonderful singing and spectacular dancing.

Don't see it if you do not enjoy productions with racial themes. A white DJ falls in love with a black singer and brings R&B to the mainstream.

91
Absorbing, Exquisite, Must see, Refreshing, Great singing

See it if you want to see beautiful acting, singing, casting, costumes. So beautiful...

Don't see it if you don't like swing dancing style.

Also I loved "Memphis". It was a refreshing experience. Pro dancing, very e... Read more Read less

91
Exquisite, Intense, Thought-provoking, Profound, Great singing

See it if You want to be moved. The show tastefully examines race relations in the 50s with an incredible story and beautiful music. A must see.

Don't see it if You are uncomfortable with the topic of race. Its important to remember and learn from the past but if you really can't sit through it, dont

91
Absorbing, Delightful, Intelligent

See it if Wonderful score

Don't see it if i can't think of a reason

90
Original, Entertaining

See it if want to see something fun and entertaining

Don't see it if you aren't into this type of music

90
Original, Absorbing, Delightful, Entertaining, Great music

See it if You like musicals featuring original rhythm and blues songs

Don't see it if You dislike all kinds of musicals

90
Original, Intense, Entertaining, Great singing

See it if you're looking for an electrifying original musical with fantastic music and great choreography.

Don't see it if you aren't looking to see a play addressing racial issues.

90
Original, Delightful, Riveting

See it if you like rock music, soulful acting, historical musicals

Don't see it if you're looking for a serious or heavy show

90
Original, Great acting, Masterful, Must see, Entertaining

See it if You want to have a good time and learn about the mix of races in the industry. Pure genius.

Don't see it if You're racist.


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