Great Performances

Memphis

Preview: Season 37 Episode 38 | 30s

Broadway's smash hit musical Memphis, winner of four Tony Awards(R) including Best Musical, Best Score, Best Book and Best Orchestrations, comes to Great Performances Friday, February 24 at 9 p.m. (check local listings). Memphis is the first Best Musical Tony Award winner to air on U.S. national television with its original principals while continuing a successful Broadway run and national tour.

Aired: 02/23/12

Rating: TV-PG

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