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All Shook Up to Launch National Tour in September logo
All Shook Up, the musical which uses the songs of Elvis Presley, will launch a 35-city national tour on September 12 at Milwaukee's Marcus Center for the Performing Arts. Other planned stops include Boston, Houston, Sacramento, Philadelphia, Atlanta, Costa Mesa, and San Diego. No casting has been announced.

The show, which ran on Broadway between March and September 2005, will once again be directed by Christopher Ashley and feature choreography by Sergio Trujillo, set design by David Rockwell, costume design by David C. Woolard, and lighting design by Donald Holder.

In the musical, written by Joe DiPietro, a guitar playing roustabout named Chad shakes up the lives of the residents of a small town in the 1950s. Among them are th female mechanic Natalie, who disguises herself as a man to get close to Chad. The score includes such Presley hits as "Blue Suede Shoes," "Jailhouse Rock," and "Don't Be Cruel."

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