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".
See it if you are a fan of early rock and roll. The songs were INCREDIBLY performed by a stellar cast! And the staging/ set is fantastic!
Don't see it if you aren't open to a dramatic storyline. There are MANY powerful messages sprinkled throughout this show.
See it if you enjoy "Hairspray" and/or "Dreamgirls." This movie is about making it in a country that is still hostile toward African-Americans.
Don't see it if you don't like plays/musicals set during the Civil Rights era.
See it if You love Derrick Baskin, Montego Glover, and interracial romance.
Don't see it if You don't like interracial romance. I was not a fan of some of the actors' accents. Too affected, but the show was still good.
See it if You love great music, historical situations, love, and decisions made
Don't see it if Your close minded, bigoted, and basically and idiot
See it if You enjoy original material astoundingly delivered by out of the box performers, strong characters, R&B, Jazz, Pop, Country or 50s style pop
Don't see it if You dislike any of the above mentioned things
See it if you're looking for a skillful retelling of a good story with great music.
Don't see it if you don't want to be singing the soundtrack for weeks.