Monday, February 4, 2013

TONIGHT: Million Dollar Quartet Rocks Letterman For Elvis Week Feb. 4-8 #LateShow


ChiIL Mama, Du-Jay & Sagezilla ChiILin' out back stage with cast members from Million Dollar Quartet yesterday.   These talented actors & musicians are truly legends come to life.  Check back later this week for our full show review, cast bios, the sweet swag bag scoop and more!


CBS’ “LATE SHOW with DAVID LETTERMAN” CAN’T HELP FALLING IN LOVE WITH “ELVIS WEEK,” AS THE BROADCAST PRESENTS A WEEK OF PERFORMANCES FROM ELVIS TRIBUTE ARTISTS,MONDAY, FEB. 4 THROUGH FRIDAY, FEB. 8

ChiIL Mama, Du-Jay & Sagezilla just saw Million Dollar Quartet yesterday as part of the kids' continuing rock-ucation, and loved it!   See members of the Chicago MDQ cast on Late Show with David Letteman this Mon-Wed.   Then ChiIL out with ChiIL Mama this week as we bring you our post show cast photos, show review, and casual, impromptu group interview.

** THIS MONDAY-WEDNESDAY ON LATE SHOW Lance Lipinsky who plays Jerry Lee Lewis in the Chicago production of Million Dollar Quartet, will appear with his band “Lance Lipinsky and the Lovers” (along with an Elvis performer each day) this Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday (Feb 4-6).  (11:35 PM-12:37 AM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.
**Cody Ray Slaughter, who plays Elvis Presley in the tour of Million Dollar Quartet, will appear tonight, Monday, Feb 4.
**Brandon Bennett, who plays Elvis Presley in Chicago’s production, will perform on Tuesday, Feb 5.

  
Also Visiting the LATE SHOW Week of Feb. 4 Are Mariah Carey, Pauley Perrette from “NCIS,” Eric Stonestreet, Joel McHale and Academy Award Nominee Sally Field
           

It’s going to be a “Roustabout” at the Ed Sullivan Theater when the LATE SHOW with DAVID LETTERMAN presents “Elvis Week” on the broadcast, with performances from some of the best known Elvis Presley tribute artists.

“The King of Rock and Roll,” who would have turned 78 on Jan. 8, will be honored by five entertainers who were selected as “Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artists” by Elvis Presley Enterprises.  

On Monday, Feb. 4, Cody Ray Slaughter, who is currently in the touring production of “The Million Dollar Quartet,” and is the youngest person ever to be named an “Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist,” will perform.
Brandon Bennett, who stars in the Chicago cast of the hit musical “The Million Dollar Quartet” and who also starred in the hit Canadian show “The Elvis Story,” will rock the Ed Sullivan Theater Tuesday, Feb. 5 

On Wednesday, Feb. 6, Justin Shandor, who currently portrays Elvis in the touring show “Rock ‘n Roll Legends,” performs on the broadcast.  Ben Portsmouth, current star of the European “Tribute to Elvis” tour, performs Thursday, Feb. 7, while Shawn Klush, named BBC Television’s “World’s Greatest Elvis” and who will recreate Elvis’s famed Hilton performances at the Las Vegas Elvis Fest, rounds out the week on Friday, Feb. 8
Lance Lipinsky, who plays Jerry Lee Lewis in the Chicago production of “Million Dollar Quartet,” will appear with his band, “Lance Lipinsky and The Lovers” on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, as the accompanying band for each Elvis performance.

Also visiting the LATE SHOW next week are GRAMMY® Award-winning superstar Mariah Carey (Monday, Feb. 4); actor Eric Stonestreet and actress Pauley Perrette from the hit CBS drama series “NCIS” (Tuesday, Feb. 5); actor Joel McHale and dog trainer and reality television star Kenny Licklider (Wednesday, Feb. 6); two-time Academy Award winner Sally Field, who is again nominated for the prestigious honor for her role in the film “Lincoln” (Thursday, Feb. 7); and comedian Jake Johannsen (Friday, Feb. 8).

The LATE SHOW with DAVID LETTERMAN is a production of Worldwide Pants Incorporated.  Barbara Gaines, Matt Roberts, Jude Brennan, Maria Pope, Eric Stangel, Justin Stangel and Rob Burnett are the executive producers.
RATING: TV-PG (Rating may change on day of broadcast due to specific subject matter.)
  
Strap on your “Blue Suede Shoes” when #LateShow presents “Elvis Week” Feb. 4-8, 11:35 pm ET/PT! Tickets for the Chicago production are currently on sale through April 28.  Also: The touring production is going strong and the Las Vegas production starts performances this week.  

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