MEMPHIS at MSW: ENCORE Michigan

Mason Street’s ‘Memphis’ is gritty and soulful
By Sue Merrell

Although there are several great voices in the cast, the show’s undeniable queen of searing soul is Lindsay Roberts who repeatedly raises the roof as the juke joint’s star, Felicia Farrell. She zings them in with the infectious gospel tune “Make Me Stronger," the heartfelt honesty of “Colored Woman" and the sugarpop appeal of Felicia’s first recording, “Someday."