Complete Cast Announced for Riverside’s Million Dollar Quartet

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The Tony-nominated musical will begin performances at the Florida venue in January 2018.
Sam Cieri
Sam Cieri

Casting is complete for Riverside Theatre's upcoming production of Million Dollar Quartet, the Tony-nominated jukebox musical about a flashpoint in rock-and-roll history.

Directed and choreographed by Keith Andrews, Million Dollar Quartet will play January 2–21, 2018, on the Stark Stage in Vero Beach, Florida.

The cast comprises James Barry (Carl Perkins), Sam Cieri (Elvis Presley), Scott Moreau (Johnny Cash), Nat Zegree (Jerry Lee Lewis), Jason Loughlin (Sam Phillips), Sarah Ellis (Dyanne), David Sonneborn (Fluke), and Sam Webber (Brother Jay). Noel Carey will understudy the role of Jerry Lee Lewis, and Sam Sherwood will understudy the roles of Carl Perkins, Johnny Cash, and Elvis Presley.

Million Dollar Quartet has a book by Colin Escott and Floyd Mutrux; the latter conceived and originally directed the musical.

Million Dollar Quartet won a Tony Award for Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Musical (Levi Kreis) and received a Tony Award nomination for Best Musical and Best Book of a Musical (Escott and Mutrux). The show received an Outer Critics Circle Award for Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical, a Drama Desk nomination for Outstanding Musical Revue, and three Drama League nominations, including Distinguished Production of a Musical and Distinguished Performance.

The upcoming production will also have musical direction by James Barry, scenic design by Derek McLane, additional scenic elements by Adam Koch, costume design by Molly Walz, costume ordination by Anna Hillbery, lighting design by Yael Lubetzky, and sound design by Craig Beyrooti. The production stage manager is Mark Johnson. Casting was done by Wojcik/Seay Casting.

Tickets, which start at $35, can be purchased by calling the Box Office at (772) 231-6990 or online at riversidetheatre.com.

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