Million Dollar Quartet, the show about the legendary night when icons Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins and Elvis Prestley joined together for a Rock and Roll jam session has been playing to packed houses at Chicago’s Apollo Theatre.
Producers have now officially announced that the show will play at Broadway’s Nederlander Theatre (the former home of the week-long run of Brighten Beach Memoirs) with an opening set for April of 2010.
Eric Schaeffer (who co-directed the Chicago production) will direct, assisted by musical director Chuck Mead. Million Dollar Quartet features a book by Colin Escott and Floyd Mutrux.
Casting for the Broadway production will be set at a future date.