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  • Alcon to Bring Broadway’s ‘Memphis’ to the Big Screen

    Oct 15, 12 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment

    *Alcon has acquired rights to the Tony Award-winning musical “Memphis” and will bring it to the big screen, likely through Warner Bros, where Alcon is based, according to The Hollywood Reporter. [SUBSCRIBE TO EURWEB’s RSS FEED] Mark Gordon and Molly Smith are producing the film, which revolves around the relationship between a white radio DJ […]

  • Musical ‘Memphis’ to Close on Broadway in August

    Jun 27, 12 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment

    *Tony Award-winning musical Memphis is saying farewell to Broadway. [SUBSCRIBE TO EURWEB’s RSS FEED] The show – inspired by late radio legend Dewey Phillips, one of the first white disc jockeys to broadcast soul music in the 1950s – will have its final curtain call on Aug. 5, following 30 preview performances and 1,166 regular […]