Already closed | 2h 30m | Midtown W

Memphis

From 245 member  reviews
Members say: Entertaining, Great singing, Great acting, Absorbing, 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. More…

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".

2h 30m | Already closed | Shubert Theatre (Midtown W)

Member Reviews (245)

MEMBERS SAY:

Entertaining, Great singing, Great acting, Absorbing, Delightful

20
Disappointing, Excruciating, Overrated, Slow, Banal

See it if You want to see an okay musical.

Don't see it if You don't want to hear about how racist the south was.

49
Slow, Relevant, Disappointing

See it if You are looking for an upbeat show

Don't see it if You like slow shows

40
Disappointing, Quirky, Cliched

See it if You like toe tapping show tunes.

Don't see it if You want to see an original show that surprises and grips you with the story telling.


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