Smooth tunes and a bit of a history lesson lie within the pages of Memphis The Musical and now as it heads into the West End this coming October at the Shaftsbury Theatre
A celebration of music like no other starring Beverley Knight and Killian Donnelly. Ms. Knight has certainly proved herself on the West End stage but from this video fans are asking if Killian has what it takes to pull off the role he's been given. Time will tell!
Inspired by true events from the underground dance clubs of 1950s Memphis, Tennessee, MEMPHIS 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.
David Bryan evokes the powerhouse funk of James Brown, the hot guitar riffs of Chuck Berry, the smooth harmonies of the Temptations and the silken, bouncy pop of the great girl groups of the period" Charles Isleworth, New York Times.