Playbill Poll: Our Readers Share Their Favorite Musicals on Screen

By Playbill Staff
29 Sep 2013

Kim Elizabeth: Memphis

The high-def film of the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical Memphis was captured at the Shubert Theatre in 2011 in front of a live audience. The musical about an interracial love affair in the 1950s segregated South starred Tony Award nominees Chad Kimball and Montego Glover, who also appear on screen. Bon Jovi songwriter and band member David Bryan and DiPietro penned the score to Memphis, which is flavored with gospel, R&B, rock and soul sounds.