Chad Kimball (Come From Away) who was nominated for a Tony Award for Memphis, was joined by original cast members Cass Morgan (Pump Boys and Dinnettes), and J. Bernard Calloway (All The Way) at Feinstein’s/ 54 Below.
54 Sings Memphis was a one night only concert and T2C’s Genevieve Rafter Keddy was there.
Memphis, won the 2010 Tony Award for Best Musical, with music by David Bryan (BonJovi), lyrics by Bryan and Joe DiPietro (I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change).
Book by Mr. DiPietro and directed by Christopher Ashley with choreographed by Sergio Trujillo.
Memphis‘ original lead producers, Randy Adams and Sue Frost (Come From Away) produced the concert which was directed by Robert W. Schneider (regional premiere of Memphis) and music directed by Joshua Zecher-Ross (George Street’s I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change).
Inspired by actual events, Memphis follows white radio DJ Dewey (Chad Kimball) who wants to change the world. When he falls in love with Felicia (Felicia Boswell for the concert) an African-American singer who is ready for her big break, they vow to change the world one song at a time.