Memphis is taking over Jax, and I'm not talkin' about Tennessee! (giveaway)

Memphis The Musical is coming to Jacksonville! Dancing, music, singing, romance … I get excited just thinking about it! And you should get excited too, because I have a pair of tickets to see the show on opening night to give away.

memphisThis hot new Broadway musical comes from the underground dance clubs of 1950s Memphis, Tennessee and bursts off the stage with explosive dancing, irresistible songs, and a thrilling tale of fame and forbidden love. Inspired by actual events, Memphis The Musical is about a white radio DJ who wants to change the world and a black club singer who is ready for her big break.

Winner of four 2010 Tony® Awards including Best Musical, Memphis The Musical features a Tony®-winning original score with music by Bon Jovi founding member David Bryan and choreography by Sergio Trujillo (Jersey Boys, Flashdance – The Musical). AP calls Memphis The Musical “The very essence of what a Broadway musical should be.”

More of a visual person? Check out this quick video:

Doesn’t it look great?!

So without further ado, here is your chance to win two tickets to Tuesday night’s show, presented by and complements of the FSCJ Artist Series. To enter, all you have to do is comment below telling me who you would take if you’re the winner. I will pick one winner at random and announce them on my blog at 12 p.m. EST on Monday, March 17. For an extra entry, tweet about the contest! Be sure to tag @BlakeleyA and @TheArtistSeries for your entry to count. (Sample tweet: I just entered to win tickets to opening night of Memphis The Musical, complements of @BlakeleyA & @TheArtistSeries!

The winner will pick up their two tickets at the Artist Series Will Call at the Times-Union Center on Tuesday, March 18 as early as 6:30 p.m. for the 7:30 p.m. show. You will need to show valid I.D. and sign for the tickets in person.

RaMond Thomas as “Delray” and Jasmin Richardson as “Felicia” in the National Touring Cast of MEMPHIS.
Photo Credit: Jeremy Daniel

And if you don’t win, don’t cry! Tickets for Memphis The Musical start at $32.00 and are available at the Artist Series Box Office between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday-Friday, at (904) 442-BWAY (2929) and online 24/7 at Stay updated on show discounts by ‘liking’ the FSCJ Artist Series’ Facebook page and following them on Twitter (@TheArtistSeries.)

Memphis The Musical performance schedule at Jacksonville’s Times-Union Center:
Tuesday, March 18th at 7:30 p.m.
Wednesday, March 19th at 7:30 p.m.
Thursday, March 20th at 7:30 p.m.
Friday, March 21st at 8 p.m.
Saturday, March 22nd at 22 p.m. and 8 p.m.
Sunday, March 23rd at 1:30 p.m. and 7 p.m.

Good luck, and thanks for stopping by!

The National Touring Cast of MEMPHIS.
Photo Credit: Jeremy Daniel

Disclaimer: These tickets were provided to me by the Artist Series of Jacksonville.  I am a member of the Artist Series’ Professional Women Theater Ambassador Program and am compensated with tickets to select shows in exchange for an honest review. Opinions are my own.


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  1. March 17, 2014 / 2:41 pm

    I would LOVE to win the tickets! My boyfriend & I are HUGE musical lovers…and his birthday is FRIDAY! This would be a perfect pre-birthday date!

    • Blakeley
      March 17, 2014 / 3:34 pm

      Congratulations, Kristen – you’re the winner!! Have fun at the show, and happy birthday to your boyfriend!

      • March 17, 2014 / 5:12 pm

        WOAH!! YAY! All I need to do is pick them up at will call tomorrow? I’m so excited!!

  2. March 17, 2014 / 1:47 pm

    If I won, I would take my fiance. 🙂 Memphis is one of my favorite cities in America, I didn’t know they made a musical about it!

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