How about an early holiday gift for yourself—or anyone in your life who loves Broadway musicals or Bon Jovi’s David Bryan. The national tour of “Memphis” is at the Citi Performing Arts Center Emerson Colonial Theatre Dec. 11-23. The 2010 “Best Musical” Tony winner also won a Tony for “Best Original Score” penned by Bryan along with Joe DiPietro.

Set in the segregated 50s, it’s the story of a white DJ who wanders into a black nightclub to soak up its rock ‘n roll music. And it all started in Beverly where the show had its premiere at the North Shore Music Theatre in 2003.

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