THE NEW SMASH HIT MUSICAL “MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET” EXTENDS BOOKING TO SATURDAY 28 APRIL 2012

MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET, the new smash hit musical that’s winning nightly standing ovations at London’s Noël Coward Theatre, is pleased to announce the addition of a further 6 months of performances. Tickets are now on sale until Saturday 28 April 2012.

MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET tells the electrifying story of the night in 1956 when Elvis PresleyJohnny CashCarl Perkins and Jerry Lee Lewis came together to make music and ended up making history.

MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET stars Bill Ward as Sun Records founder Sam PhillipsBen Goddard as Jerry Lee LewisDerek Hagen as Johnny CashFrancesca Jackson as DyanneMichael Malarkey as Elvis Presley and Oliver Seymour-Marsh as Carl Perkins. At certain performances the role of Jerry Lee Lewis is played by Matthew EmpsonJohnny Cash by Justin Brett and Elvis Presley by Kevin Mains.

MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET features over 20 classic hits including: Blue Suede Shoes, Folsom Prison Blues, Fever, Down By The Riverside, Sixteen Tons, I Walk The Line, Let’s Have a Party, I Hear You Knocking, Great Balls Of Fire, Hound Dog and Whole Lotta Shakin’ Goin’ On.

MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET is directed by Eric Schaeffer, with a book by Colin Escott and Floyd Mutrux, and was originally directed and conceived by Floyd Mutrux. The creative team also includes: Derek McLane (Scenic Design), Jane Greenwood (Costume Design), Howell Binkley (Lighting Design), Kai Harada (Sound Design) and Chuck Mead (Musical Arrangements and Supervision).

MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET is produced by Relevant TheatricalsJohn Cossette ProductionsAmerican Pop AnthologyJohn GoreThomas B. McGrathJoseph Smith and Michael McCabe.

MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET has been playing at Broadway’s Nederlander Theatre since March 2010 and at Chicago’s Apollo Theatre since October 2008. The first North American tour will launch in October 2011.