Memphis the Musical

Memphis the Musical Chicago IL Memphis the Musical Illinois

Memphis the Musical Information

Quick Facts

  • Memphis the Musical won 4 Tony Awards in 2010 including: Best Musical, Best Book, Best Score, and Best Orchestrations.
  • Formal attire is not required to attend Memphis the Musical in Chicago.
  • Memphis the Musical has already made over 700 performances on Broadway since opening in October of 2009.


Show Dates:
Nov. 22 - Dec. 4, 2011

Cadillac Palace Theatre
151 W Randolph St
Chicago, Illinois 60601
View Map

*Some images shown above are not actual photos from the show, but category representations. Visit the show's web site for actual photos.

User Average Review


Based on 0 reviews

Rating Distribution

0.0% recommended it

Memphis the Musical Reviews

There are currently no reviews!
Be the first to write a review!


Memphis the Musical

Do you agree?

An Exuberant Musical with Classic Values

Located in


The Loop

Book Now

Price Range: 

We're sorry, this show is closed.
View Shows

Check out other shows playing now!


Features: The Memphis musical tour in Chicago is a must see. The Tony Award-winning and ever popular Memphis the Musical will blow you away. Memphis the Musical in Chicago is a great eye-opening and heartfelt show for the entire family. Memphis the Musical in Chicago will be held in the gorgeous Cadillac Palace Theatre, which is worth the ticket itself.

Why We Go: The Memphis play in Chicago takes us back to an earlier time where meager differences mattered to many, and music was the soul transition to a new era. Memphis the Musical has won many awards including 4 Tony Awards, and is the perfect nighttime activity in Chicago for you and your family.

  • Music: Memphis the Musical is full of soulful upbeat music that will make you smile and want to dance.
  • Story: The story in Memphis the Musical is grounded around a white Memphis DJ, Dewey Phillips, who loved the soulful music of the black community around him. The musical follows his fight to play and share the music he loves with everyone he can, and build a bridge between segregation.
  • Theatre: Memphis the Musical in Chicago will be played in Chicago's famous Cadillac Palace Theatre, known for its beautiful French-inspired interior.

Inside Knowledge: The Memphis Musical tour in Chicago will stop at the Cadillac Palace Theatre, a breathtaking theatre unlike any other in Chicago. Its interior design was inspired by the palaces of Fontainebleau and Versailles.

Do's and Don'ts:

  • Do Bring: your kids, but only if they can enjoy a long show.
  • Do Purchase: your tickets well in advance. A show as successful and popular as this one will surely sell out fast.
  • Don't Forget: your camera. You will want to take pictures of the beautifully designed Cadillac Palace Theatre.
  • Don't Dress: too fancy. Formal attire is not required at the show, but feel free to dress up for a fun night out in Chicago.