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Season 39, Episode 10 Memphis

First Aired: February 24, 2012

A performance of the Tony Award-winning musical "Memphis," about a white high-school dropout in 1950s Tennessee who becomes a disc jockey in order to promote the music of a black singer he's fallen for.

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  • Premiered: November 4, 1972
  • Rating: TV-PG
  • Premise: PBS's signature performing-arts series showcases dance, drama, comedy and music ranging from orchestral and operatic to Broadway and the blues. The Lanford Wilson drama `The Rimers of Eldritch' was its first presentation and `Brideshead Revisited' was perh… (more)

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