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Memphis is a musical with music by David Bryan, lyrics by Bryan and Joe DiPietro, and a book by DiPietro.

The show is loosely based on the story of Memphis disc jockey Dewey Phillips, one of the first white DJs to play black music in the 1950s. It played on Broadway from Oct 2009 to Aug 2012, winning four Tony Awards, including Best Musical. The show was previously staged in MA & CA during the 2003–04 season, as well as WA during the 2008–2009 season.

May 10 & 11, 7:30PM

May 12, 2:00PM

May 17 & 18, 7:30PM

May 19, 2:00PM

Ticket cost $20

This show is Not Rated

202 N Main Street, Lexington, NC 27292


Lexington Live is now accepting applications for the following production positions

The following positions will receive a stipend.

  • Director - Seph Schonekas

  • Music Director 

  • Set Designer

  • Costume Designer 

  • Choreographer - Sabrina Uphoff

  • Lighting Designer

  • Sound Designer

  • Stage Manager

The following positions are volunteer:

  • Props

  • Backstage Crew (no resumé required)

  • Light/Spot operator

  • Sound operator

  • House/Concession/Usher staff

To be considered for any of these positions, please submit an email and include a resumé listing theatre experience to  Following the mission of Lexington Live, we encourage and will accept submissions from all interested parties regardless of race, gender, or age.

This project was supported by the North Carolina Arts Council,

a division of the Department of Natural and Cultural Resources.

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