REMEMBER WHEN ROCK WAS YOUNG:
THE ELTON JOHN TRIBUTE
Featuring Craig A. Meyer as Almost Elton John and the Rocket Band
Remember When Rock Was Young stars the multiple award winning, multi talented singer/actor/pianist Craig A. Meyer. In addition to his numerous credits with roles in film, television and on Broadway, Meyer has toured internationally and recorded with music legends including Frankie Vallie and Barry Manilow. He is considered to be the best Elton John tribute artist in the market today whose strong vocals, striking resemblance and amazing talent on the piano has audiences everywhere remembering when rock was young.
This spectacular show is a musical journey celebrating the decades of chart topping hits of Sir Elton John, including: "Benny and the Jets", "Philadelphia Freedom", "Crocodile Rock", "Goodbye Yellow Brick Road" and "Candle in the Wind."
A celebration of the character, costumes and charisma of the famed pianist and singer, Meyer's fully produced show has captivated audiences throughout the United States and internationally.
Craig A Meyer has traversed all four corners of the entertainment industry, making strong impressions in theatre, film, television and music.
On Broadway, Meyer created the role of Clinton Badger in MGM’s classic Meet Me In St Louisand toured nationally in Cats as Skimbleshanks, The Red Caboose in Starlight Express, and Mike Nulty in Irving Berlin’s White Christmas. performances include appearances at the Tony Award winning Alliance Theatre in the critically acclaimed Jacques Brel is Alive and Well and Living in Paris for which he also served as the choreographer. The production was honored with a Suzi Bass Award for Best Musical Production in 2008. Meyer was thrilled to win the Suzi Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Musical. Meyer’s creative contribution to the original production of Brel…was recognized with a Suzi nomination for Outstanding Choreography. Other Alliance performances include Razoul/Iago in Disney’s Aladdin and TJ in Sister Act—The Musical.
Additionally, Atlanta audiences have seen Meyer in a wide range of roles including Frankie inForever Plaid (Atlanta Lyric Theatre/Suzi Bass Nomination), The Snail in A Year With Frog & Toad (Synchronicity/Suzi Bass Nomination) and Sir Evelyn Oakleigh in Anything Goes (Atlanta Lyric Theatre).
Regionally, he has starred in Forever Plaid (Frankie), A Class Act (Lehman Engel), Crazy For You (Bobby Child), 42Street nd (Billy Lawlor), The All Night Strut and the West Coast Premiere of The Thing About Men (Man).
Meyer worked with Alan Menken on Disney's Aladdin, and with Tim Rice and Elton John onThe Lion King. Other television and film appearances include guest starring roles on "Necessary Roughness," "Will & Grace," "Good Morning Miami," "Family Law," "General Hospital," and Fernwood 2Nite." Film credits include Leatherehads with George Clooney and Renee Zellweger,Joyful Noise with Dolly Parton and Queen Latifah, and his latest project ID Theif with Jason Bateman and Melissa McCarthy.
In music, Meyer has toured internationally and recorded with music legends Barry Manilow and Frankie Valli, and has headlined for Princess Cruises around the world.
This spectacular musical journey celebrates the decades of chart topping hits by Sir Elton John, including: “Benny and the Jets”, “Philadelphia Freedom”, “Crocodile Rock,” “Goodbye Yellow Brick Road” and “Candle in the Wind.”
A celebration of the character, costumes and charisma of the famed pianist and singer, Meyer’s fully produced show has captivated audiences throughout the United States and abroad.
Throughout Meyer’s busy career, he was repeatedly approached about his striking resemblance to Elton John and his uncanny ability to sound like the rock and roll legend. Meyer was eventually persuaded to expand his repertoire and began impersonating Sir Elton John.
Today, he is considered to be the best Elton John tribute artist in the market today whose strong vocals, striking resemblance and amazing talent on the piano has audiences everywhere remembering when rock was young.
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