Having just opened on the West End in London, Memphis the musical hit starring Beverley Knight and Killian Donnelly has announced it will now be opening the doors to another 300,000 people between now and October 2015 which is amazing news. Did you catch our review?
Memphis is one not to be missed, check out the official release below.
MEMPHIS THE MUSICAL has today announced that 320,000 tickets are being put on sale as booking extends to 31st October 2015.
The additional tickets will be available through the Box Office and all ticket agents from this Friday 7th November at 9am.
Opening at the Shaftesbury Theatre to public and critical acclaim last month, David Bryan and Joe DiPietro’s new musical, winner of four Tony® Awards including Best Musical, has been heralded as the West End’s newest hit show.
Beverley Knight and Killian Donnelly excel as Felicia Farrell and Huey Calhoun alongside a remarkable cast of 28 singers and dancers. Inspired by true events from the underground dance clubs of 1950s Memphis, Tennessee, MEMPHIS THE MUSICAL follows the fame and forbidden love of a radio DJ who wants to change the world and a club singer who is ready for her big break.
Directed by Christopher Ashley and with Choreography by Sergio Trujillo, MEMPHIS has Scenic Design by David Gallo, Costume Design by Paul Tazewell, Lighting Design by Howell Binkley, Sound Design by the Olivier Award-winning Gareth Owen and Musical Direction by Tim Sutton.
MEMPHIS is produced in London by Junkyard Dog Productions, Marleen and Kenny Alhadeff, Barbara Freitag, Joseph Smith and John Brant.
Led by multi award-winning recording artist Beverley Knight as club singer ‘Felicia Farrell’ and stage star Killian Donnelly as radio DJ ‘Huey Calhoun’, with Rolan Bell as ‘Delray’, Tyrone Huntley as ‘Gator’, Claire Machin as ‘Gladys’, Jason Pennycooke as ‘Bobby’ and Mark Roper as ‘Mr. Simmons’, the full cast of MEMPHIS THE MUSICAL includes Keisha Atwell, Arielle Campbell, Mark Carroll, Joseph Davenport, Momar Diagne, Carly Mercedes Dyer, Kimmy Edwards, Hillary Elk, Laura Ellis, Charlotte Gorton, Benjamin Harrold, Waylon Jacobs, Rachel John, Dean Maynard, Devon McKenzie-Smith, Tim Newman, Simon Ray-Harvey, Jon Robyns, Ashley Rumble, Kyle Seeley, Helen Siveter, Dawnita Smith, and Alex Thomas.
Book your tickets today: http://www.memphisthemusical.com/