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A joyous, high-spirited journey to 'Memphis' at Toby's

A joyous, high-spirited journey to 'Memphis' at Toby's

Toby's Dinner Theatre in Columbia has always been a regional treasure for theatergoers, but the current production of "Memphis: The Musical" proves that no smash hit is too big for Toby's to produce with pizazz. The theater's intimate in-the-round venue brings the action so close to audiences that they become part of it, expanding the emotional impact into new dimensions. With book and lyrics by Joe DiPietro and music and lyrics by David Bryan, "Memphis: The Musical" ran on Broadway from 2009 to 2012, and captured four Tony Awards in 2010, including best musical. The show offers an uplifting message of the trials and tribulations of 1950s Memphis,...