Memphis Reviews

by David Bryan and Joe DiPietro

Memphis is a musical by David Bryan (music and lyrics) and Joe DiPietro (lyrics and book). It is loosely based on Memphis disc jockey Dewey Phillips, one of the first white DJs to play black music in the 1950s. It was staged during the 2003-04 season at both the North Shore Music Theatre in Beverly, Massachusetts and TheatreWorks in Mountain View, California and opened on Broadway on October 19, 2009. It won the Tony Award for Best Musical, along with three other Tony Awards, at the 2010 Tony Awards.

Reviews: this is what they all said !


Time Out London

The Mirror UK

What’s On Stage

The Standard UK

The Guardian


Shaftesbury Theatre London

Opening Date: Oct 23, 2014


Directed by Christopher Ashley

Scenic Design by David Gallo
Costume Design by Paul Tazewell
Lighting Design by Howell Binkley
Sound Design by Gareth Owen

Choreographer Sergio Trujillo

Read More about Memphis at TheatreGold Database Here

Holding the Man on DVD Here