SUNDAY, JULY 29 AT NOON
WHO: Broadway In Chicago teams up with Wicker Park Fest to present a live performance by HEARTBREAK HOTEL, the prequel to the record-breaking Chicago favorite, Million Dollar Quartet
WHAT: Invite cameras to film/photograph a live performance featuring classic Elvis hits by the star of HEARTBREAK HOTEL, Eddie Clendening (Elvis), during Wicker Park Fest
WHEN: Sunday, July 29 at 12:00PM (noon) until 12:15PM – Wicker Park Fest Center Stage
*Cameras should arrive by 11:45AM. TV cameras must be self-contained. Please note that the HEARTBREAK HOTEL performance cannot be aired in its entirety and only 30-second clips should be used. Onsite media contact – Amanda Meyer (cell 847.778.7069).
WHERE: Wicker Park Fest Center Stage located at the corner of Evergreen and Milwaukee
ABOUT HEARTBREAK HOTEL
HEARTBREAK HOTEL is now playing at Broadway In Chicago’s Broadway Playhouse at Water Tower Place (175 E. Chestnut). HEARTBREAK HOTEL follows the tender story of Elvis Presley in the early years of his career as he and Sam Phillips create the music that will forever change their lives. As Elvis’s career skyrockets, both lifting and shattering the lives of those he loves, a secret love story is revealed, a betrayal is discovered, and “Colonel” Tom Parker changes the course of history, all in just 18 short months.
ABOUT WICKER PARK FEST
As one of Chicago’s most anticipated summer festivals, and dubbed “Chicago’s Best Street Festival of the Summer” by the Chicago Tribune, Wicker Park Fest is one of Chicago’s top-drawing festivals, attracting visitors from across Chicagoland and the country with its fantastic music line-up. Wicker Park Fest reflects the neighborhood’s rich musical heritage, vibrant nightlife and acclaimed restaurants. Building on the area’s unique character, the weekend celebrates the neighborhood with eclectic music (over 40 bands on three stages), great local food, arts and crafts, a kids’ area, and retail vendors.
Individual tickets for HEARTBREAK HOTEL at the Broadway Playhouse at Water Tower Place (175 E. Chestnut) are on-sale now. Tickets are available now for groups of 10 or more by calling Broadway In Chicago Group Sales at (312) 977-1710 or emailing [email protected]. For more information, visit www.BroadwayInChicago.com.