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About Memphis

Coming directly from its smash hit Broadway run and massive 55-city North American tour, Memphis comes to its new home at the Shaftesbury Theatre

Based on a concept by George W. George, Memphis features a book & lyrics by Joe DiPietro (I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change), and music & lyrics by Bon Jovi founding member David Bryan.

Memphis won four 2010 Tony Awards including Best Musical, Best Original Score (David Bryan and Joe DiPietro), Best Book (Joe DiPietro), and Best Orchestrations (David Bryan and Daryl 

Memphis centres the lives of two unlikely heroes of the 1950's music scene: white radio disc jockey Huey Calhoon growing up in Memphis, Tennessee. An unlikely hero with a great love of the music he hears in the black bars on Beale Street, Huey’s on-air antics and unstoppable enthusiasm for "race records" creates a new white audience for African- American music. And the Queen of British Soul, Beverley Knight (The Bodyguard) as a black singer whose career is on the rise, but who can't break out of segregated clubs of 1950's Memphis Tennessee.

When they meet sparks fly, and through their collaboration, her soulful music reaches radio audiences everywhere, and the Golden Era of early rock 'n' roll takes flight. But as things start to heat up, whether the world is really ready for their music - or their love - is put to the test.

Starring multi-award-winning recording artist Beverley Knight (The Bodyguard), with original songs by GRAMMY® winner and Bon Jovi co-founder David Bryan, and a gripping true-life inspired story from writer Joe DiPietro, Memphis will leave you exhilarated with its electrifying music, soaring emotion and roof-raising energy.

Please see Information for currently scheduled cast holiday dates.

tags: Musical, Star Power, Hen Night


 


Memphis at
Shaftesbury Theatre,
London

210 Shaftesbury Avenue
London
WC2H 8DP

Seating plan

Information

Memphis information

Running time: 2h30min. Monday to Saturday at 7.30pm, Wednesday & Saturday at 2.30pm

09 October 2014 to October 2015

Beverley Knight's last performance as Felicia in MEMPHIS will be Saturday 17th October 2015. Due to cast holidays, Ms Beverley Knight will not be performing on the following dates: 2 October 2015. PLEASE NOTE that Beverley Knight is NOT performing on Mondays and Wednesday matinees. Excluding the dates above, Ms Beverley Knight is not scheduled to perform on Monday evening and Wednesday matinee performances. From 6 July 2015 Ms Beverley Knight and Mr Matt Cardle are not scheduled to perform at Wednesday matinee performances. Matt Cardle will not perform on Wednesday matinees from 6 July onwards. Matt Cardle is off 3rd Oct Matinee and Evening. The Producers of Memphis cannot guarantee the appearance of any particular artist, which is always subject to illness and holidays.

Group Rates

Memphis group rates

Standard Group Rate: 10+ Best available £44.50 Monday to Friday performances only.

Standard Group Rate: 20+ Best available £39 Monday to Friday performances only.

Schools/Education Rate: 10+ £28.50 for best available on Mon to Thurs term time performances. 

Please note: groups rates are not valid on Premium seats

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