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Exclusive Interview with Ben Goddard of Million Dollar Quartet!

 mdq new photo 6-paul natkinMillion Dollar Quartet is a Tony® Award winning musical inspired by an electrifying True Story.  MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET is  inspired by the famed recording session that brought together rock ‘n’ roll icons Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins for the first and only time. Million Dollar Quartet is an insider look at each artist’s career on that memorable night.

On December 4, 1956, these four young musicians gathered at Sun Records in Memphis for what would be one of the greatest jam sessions ever. MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET brings that legendary night to life, featuring a score of rock hits including “Blue Suede Shoes,” “Fever,” “That’s All Right,” “Sixteen Tons,” “Great Balls of Fire,” “Walk the Line,” “Whole Lotta Shakin’ Goin’ On,” “Who Do You Love?,” “Matchbox,” “Folsom Prison Blues,” “Hound Dog” and more.

This thrilling musical brings you inside the recording studio with four major talents who came together as a red-hot rock ‘n’ roll band for one unforgettable night. Don’t miss your chance to be a fly on the wall of fame… at MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET!

 Olin Meadows talked with Ben Goddard who portrays the legendary Jerry Lee Lewis in the North American tour of Million Dollar Quartet.

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BEN GODDARD  originally played Jerry Lee Lewis in the London company of Million Dollar Quartet. Other credits include Sunset BoulevardMartin GuerreJesus Christ Superstar. Ben created the role of Del Copeland and played John Kelly in The Beautiful Game. Ben has musically directed shows all over the UK and abroad. He has written and arranged music for many other productions nationwide.

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