The Stars of ABC’s ‘General Hospital’ Return to Elvis Presley’s Graceland for Second Annual Fan Celebration
MEMPHIS, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 15, 2019--
The stars of ABC’s Emmy ® Award-winning daytime drama “General Hospital” are returning to Elvis Presley’s Graceland® for a second annual “General Hospital”-themed fan celebration. The three-day event, which kicks off Friday, Jan. 17, 2020, will include numerous exclusive events held in various locations throughout the Graceland campus including Elvis Presley’s Memphis entertainment and exhibit complex and the AAA-rated Four Diamond luxury resort The Guest House at Graceland. Beginning today, FRIDAY, NOV. 15, fans can log on to Graceland.com/GeneralHospital and purchase tickets, which include the opportunity to attend intimate “General Hospital”-themed parties, such as the “General Hospital Variety Show” and the “Metro Court Hotel Lounge Party,” as well as catch screenings of classic episodes, blooper reels and never-before-seen content.
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This year, famed actress Genie Francis (Laura Collins), Sofia Mattsson (Sasha Gilmore), Katelyn MacMullen (Willow Tait), Ingo Rademacher (Jasper “Jax” Jacks) and Maura West (Ava Jerome) join returning fan favorites Steve Burton (Jason Morgan), Wes Ramsey (Peter August), Josh Swickard (Harrison Chase), Donnell Turner (Curtis Ashford) and Laura Wright (Carly Corinthos); along with Emmy Award-winning executive producer Frank Valentini for the event. They will share their favorite memories from the show, answer questions from the audience, and participate in autograph signings and exclusive photo opportunities. Additionally, GRAMMY ® Award-winning artist Rick Springfield (Dr. Noah Drake) will return to the Graceland soundstage for a very special concert event.
“Last year was an incredible success. Graceland is absolutely awe-inspiring, and Memphis is such a warm and hospitable community of people. It’s really a pleasure and an honor to be back there and have the opportunity to once again connect with our fans,” shared Frank Valentini, “General Hospital” executive producer.
Various levels of packages are available for immediate purchase. For more information and details, please visit Graceland.com/GeneralHospital.
About Graceland and Elvis Presley Enterprises, Inc.
Elvis Presley’s Graceland, in Memphis, is music’s most important and beloved landmark, with hundreds of thousands of fans from around the world visiting the historic home each year. Elvis Presley Enterprises, Inc. (EPE) manages the operations of Graceland and its related properties, including Elvis Presley’s Memphis, Graceland’s new entertainment and exhibition complex over 200,000 square feet in size; the AAA Four Diamond Guest House at Graceland 450-room resort hotel; and the Graceland Archives, featuring thousands of artifacts from Elvis’ home and career. EPE also produces and licenses Elvis-themed live events, tours, and attractions worldwide. Graceland Holdings LLC, led by managing partner Joel Weinshanker, is the majority owner of EPE. Graceland is the only attraction worldwide to ever receive six USA Today 10Best Readers’ Choice Awards: in 2019 it was voted “Best Tennessee Attraction and Iconic Landmark,” in 2018, it was voted “Best Tennessee Attraction” and “Best Holiday Historic Home Tour,” in 2015 voted the world’s “Best Musical Attraction” and “Best Historic Southern Attraction,” and in 2013 voted the #1 “Iconic American Attraction.” In 2018 TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice Awards named Graceland one of the top 25 landmarks in the world and Rolling Stone named it one of 10 Great American Music Landmarks. For more information on EPE and Graceland, visit www.graceland.com.
About “General Hospital”
In its 56 th year, “General Hospital” is both the longest-running American soap opera currently in production and the longest-running scripted television drama currently in production. “General Hospital” has won the prestigious Emmy ® Award for Outstanding Daytime Drama a record 13 times. “General Hospital” was created by Frank and Doris Hursley. Frank Valentini is the executive producer. “General Hospital” airs weekdays on ABC.
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