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Behind the scene's of Memphis the musical

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Lauren Jones snuck a peek at the wardrobe department. Lauren Jones snuck a peek at the wardrobe department.

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Memphis is taking over Louisville.

WAVE 3 stopped by Whitney Hall for a behind the scenes look at the Broadway musical.

Based in the 1950s, it show tell the story of a young white DJ named Huey Calhoun who falls in love with an aspiring black singer.

The play showcases their love of music, each other and the consequences of racial interaction during a time of segregation.

Brian Fenkart, who plays Huey Calhoun said  there is pressure to play a person who changed history - but it's worth it.

Memphis will run through Sunday, April 7. For more information, click here.

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