Lily Janiak's theater pick, September 3

By Lily Janiak

Posted: 08/30/2017

To open its 50th season, Center Rep mounts the musical about one of history’s most storied jam sessions: when Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Carl Perkins and Jerry Lee Lewis all descended on Memphis’ Sun Studio, in 1956. Hunter Foster, who was in the original Broadway cast, directs, and his lead quartet, all of whom play their own instruments, came from the national tour.

Photo credit: HuthPhoto Courtesy of Geva Theatre Center
Trent Rowland as Elvis Presley in "Million Dollar Quartet" at Geva Theatre Center in Rochester, N.Y. At Center REP, he reprises his role under the same director.