EDDIE CLENDENING (Elvis Presley) brings with him over a decade of stage experience. He has played alongside Elvis alumni Scotty Moore, D.J. Fontana and James Burton, not to mention rock ’n’ roll greats like Pat Cupp, Hayden Thompson, Billy Lee Riley, Jimmy Lee Fautheree, Wanda Jackson, Jerry Lee Lewis, Eddie Bond, Little Richard, Dale Hawkins, Joe Clay, and scores of others. Eddie has toured as a featured guitarist/vocalist in several nationally known combos. His band, Eddie Clendening & The Blue Ribbon Boys, have been in demand all across the United States, Europe and Asia. With several musical releases under his belt and a brand new full length album just released, he is proud to be a part of the Million Dollar Quartet family and equally excited for the chance to present the show to a Broadway audience. Check out his music at:eddieclendening.blogspot.com/
LANCE GUEST (Johnny Cash) has played Cash in every incarnation of Million Dollar Quartet. A veteran of theatre, TV and film, he has done regional work in New York, North Carolina, New Mexico, Florida, Washington, and the San Francisco Bay Area, as well as over 20 new works, and a handful of classics in L.A. He also played guitar and banjo with the touring satirical folk quartet The Foremen from 1997-2000. Notable TV appearances include “Jericho,” “House,” “NYPD Blue,” “JAG,” “Becker,” “The X-Files,” “Life Goes On,” “The Wonder Years,” and “Knot's Landing.” Lead roles on film include The Last Starfighter, Jaws: The Revenge, Halloween II, as well as the independent films: The Roommate, The Wizard of Loneliness, Plan B, Mach II, and most recently: The Least of These, and the Vietnam drama 21 and A Wake Up. He got his first record, Johnny Cash at San Quentin at age nine from his older brother and learned guitar at age 10. He also plants vineyards and makes wine in California. He wishes to thank the lovely Danna, and their son Jack.
JARED MASON (Jerry Lee Lewis) has performed in several national and international tours including STOMP where he met his wife, Noni. As a multi-instrumentalist/composer, he won Album of the Year at the L.A. Music Awards in 2004. Jared dedicates this performance to Pumpa, who introduced him to Elvis and Jerry Lee.
ROBERT BRITTON LYONS
ROBERT BRITTON LYONS (Carl Perkins) makes his Broadway debut playing the role he created in Million Dollar Quartet. A singer-songwriter from Seattle, Rob has shared the stage with musicians whose projects include Pearl Jam, Harvey Danger, Santana and others. In Chicago, he sat in as both a singer and instrumentalist with some of the finest blues artists in the city. He's honored to pay homage to one of the most influential musicians of our time while bringing to life the passion and undeniable energy of the early Sun Record's catalog.
HUNTER FOSTER (Sam Phillips) most recently was seen in the world premiere of Little Miss Sunshine at the La Jolla Playhouse. Broadway: The Producers, Little Shop of Horrors (Tony nomination), Urinetown (Outer Critic nom.), Les Misérables, Grease, Footloose, King David Off-Broadway: Happiness (Drama Desk nom.), Ordinary Days, Frankenstein, Dust, Modern Orthodox, Urinetown (Lucille Lortel nom.). Regional: Kiss of the Spider Woman (Signature, Helen Hayes nom.), Mister Roberts (Kennedy Center), The Government Inspector, Martin Guerre (Guthrie), Lend Me a Tenor, Boeing-Boeing (Cape Playhouse). The national tour of Cats. Graduate of the University of Michigan.
VICTORIA MATLOCK (Dyanne). Broadway debut! Nat'l tours: Wicked (Elphaba), Evita, The Full Monty. Off- B'way: The Marvelous Wonderettes. Graduate, University of Northern Colorado. She also designs jewelry, takes headshots, makes clothing and purses and designs websites. Thanks Mom, Dad, Fletch and Stewart Talent.
DAVID ABELES (u/s Jerry Lee Lewis). Broadway debut! Nat'l tours: My Fair Lady and The Radio City Christmas Spectacular. Off-B'way: the Public Theater, Vineyard, York and St. Ann's. Regional: MDQ Chicago, Williamstown, NYS&F, O'Neill. TV: "Law & Order: SVU." Trained at LAMDA. davidabeles.com. Thanks to family, Stacey and The Mine. SSIMQT
CHRISTOPHER RYAN GRANT
CHRISTOPHER RYAN GRANT (u/s Johnny Cash). New York: Rattlestick, Ars Nova, NYC Fringe, 78th St. Theatre Lab. Regional: Yale Rep, Shakespeare Theatre Company (DC), Two River Theatre, the O'Neill, the Orchard Project, New Harmony,Yale Cabaret. Christopher holds a BFA in acting from the University of Evansville ('05), trained at the British American Drama Academy at Oxford and has an MFA from the Yale School of Drama.
NICOLETTE HART (Dyanne). Last seen in How to Succeed... (Goodspeed). Broadway: The Wedding Singer, Rent, Legally Blonde. Tours: Rent, Kiss My Brass (Bette Midler world tour), The Civil War, Grease, A Chorus Line. Forthcoming album: Nobody's ChoirGirl. Love to Telsey, KSR/Kanner and Tommy.
ERIK HAYDEN (u/s Elvis Presley/Carl Perkins, Assistant Stage Manager) is very excited to be making his Broadway debut with Million Dollar Quartet. He's toured extensively throughout North America and Europe with many productions, including Monty Python's Spamalot, Thoroughly Modern Millie and Buddy: the Buddy Holly Story as Buddy Holly.
DAN MILLS (u/s Carl Perkins). Making his Broadway debut, singer-songwriter Dan Mills is an alumni of Ithaca College. Mills has released two full-length albums and has opened for reputable acts such as the Steve Miller Band. For free music downloads visit www.danmills.net.
JAMES MOYE (u/s Sam Phillips). Broadway/off-Broadway: The Fully Monty, A Tale of Two Cities, Ragtime, Urinetown, and in the world premiere of Happiness (Lincoln Center Theater). National Companies/Tours: White Christmas (Bob Wallace at the Ordway), The Drowsy Chaperone (Aldopho), and Little Shop of Horrors (Orin et. al). Regional Credits include: the title character in the world premiere of Meet John Doe (Ford's Theatre and Goodspeed Musicals), Russell Kingsley in Tinyard Hill (Theatreworks, Best Supporting Actor Award in a Musical from the San Francisco Bay Area Theatre Critics Circle), File 110 In The Shade (Signature Theater, Helen Hayes nomination for Best Supporting Actor in a musical). TV/Film: Fair Game (with Sean Penn), "Law and Order: Criminal Intent," "The Onion News Network," "Guiding Light," and "As The World Turns." He appears on the cast recording of the musical, Dream True. James is a Council member of Actor's Equity Association, the governing body of the theater actor's union, and he earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from James Madison University. www.JamesMoye.com.
BILLY WOODWARD (u/s Elvis Presley, u/s Johnny Cash) is thrilled to make his Broadway debut with Million Dollar Quartet. As a working singer/songwriter, this Maryland native has performed throughout the Mid-Atlantic region with his band, Billy Woodward and The Senders. Billy’s music can be heard at billywoodward.com.
COREY KAISER (Jay Perkins, Bass) played bass in rockabilly, western swing and honky tonk bands around Seattle for over 10 years before moving to New York. He is thrilled to be making his Broadway debut reprising the role of Jay Perkins from the Issaquah production (Village Theater, 2007). Love to Dad and Jen.
LARRY LELLI (Fluke, Drummer) loves this MDQ team! Veteran of over 25 Broadway shows including Associate Conductor/Drums - Pal Joey; Drums - The Producers, Assassins, Jekyll & Hyde. Recording/Live: Doug Stone, The Mamas & The Papas, Vanessa Williams, Sebastian Bach. Thanks: Yamaha, Sabian, Remo & Vic Firth. For JV. www.larrylelli.com.