Memphis revolves around Huey Calhoun, a white radio DJ who embarks on a mission to bring Black music to the mainstream by playing it on his radio show. Huey’s relationship with Felicia, a talented Black singer, drives the story and faces resistance from a society unwilling to accept their interracial romance. Memphis captures the power of music and its ability to play a role in bridging social divides.
Musical Type: Contemporary (2002)
Cast Size: 20+
Setting: 1950s / USA (Tennessee)
Music/Lyrics: David Bryan
Lyrics/Book: Joe DiPietro
Licensing: Theatrical Rights➝
Sheet Music: Amazon➝
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