*For those who can’t get to Broadway for the Tony Award-winning rock musical Memphis, PBS is bringing the production to you through a Feb. 24, 2012 airing of its “Great Performances” series.
Filmed live at the Shubert Theatre with the original Broadway cast, including Tony nominees Chad Kimball and Montego Glover, Memphis has a Tony-winning score by David Bryan and Joe DiPietro.
Upcoming “Great Performances” airings include Anna Deavere Smith’s solo play about the U.S. healthcare system and the resilience of the human body, Let Me Down Easy (Jan. 13, 2012); as well as “Tony Bennett: Duets,” featuring Lady Gaga, Josh Groban, k.d. lang, Queen Latifah, Carrie Underwood and more (Jan. 27, 2012).
View clips from Memphis and “Let Me Down Easy” below: