Sammy Lyric Hammersmith tickets on sale now at affordable prices!
Olivier Award-winning actor Giles Terera, best known for his role in Hamilton, is set to originate the role of legendary entertainer Sammy Davis Jr. in a brand-new musical set to premiere at the Lyric Hammersmith Theatre this summer. Perhaps most famous for his roles on Broadway in Mr Wonderful (1956) and Golden Boy and in the film Ocean's 11 (1966), "The Candy Man" singer and Rat Pack member is widely regarded as one of the greatest performers of the 20th century.
Tickets for Sammy The Sammy Davis Jr Musical are expected to be in high demand for the UK premiere. Be sure to book your Sammy musical tickets early to secure the best seats at London's Lyric Hammersmith at the best prices whilst stocks last!
Sammy Lyric musical creative team and cast
The Sammy Davis Jr Musical features a book, music, and lyrics written by Leslie Bricusse and is directed in London by Clarke Peters (Five Guys Named Moe). The musical will also include additional songs by Bricusse and Anthony Newley. Starring West End superstar Giles Terera, further casting for Sammy The Sammy Davis Jr Musical will be announced in due course along with the full creative team.
What is Sammy The Musical about?
Sammy is a celebration of the life of the legendary entertainer and friend. From a young age, Sammy had his eyes on the prize, hoping to reach superstardom and never looking back. From humble beginnings, Sammy was catapulted into fame and fortune when he became a member of The Rat Pack. He singlehandedly navigated racial tensions in 1960s America to become one of the most beloved performers the 20th century has to offer.
What songs will be in Sammy at the Lyric Hammersmith?
The Sammy musical will feature many of the star's greatest hits, including "What Kind of Fool Am I", "The Candy Man", and "Feeling Good", all of which will be performed by a live onstage band to bring this untold story of love, legacy, prejudice, and talent to life.
Age restrictionTo be confirmed.
Running timeTo be confirmed.
Performance dates28 July - 19 September 2020
For one performance per week, the title role will be played by an alternate actor. The schedule and casting information for this is not yet confirmed, but audiences for those performances will be notified as soon as possible.
AccessOpen captioned performance on Saturday, 15 August at 2.30pm. Audio-described performance on Saturday, 15 August at 7.30pm.
Venue InformationLyric HammersmithLyric Square, King St, , London, W6 0QL
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UK premiere of Sammy musical to star Giles Terera at the Lyric Hammersmith
The new musical based on Sammy Davis Jr.'s life Sammy is set to star Olivier winner Giles Terera (Hamilton), who will originate the role of the legendary entertainer in London in a production showing at the Lyric Hammersmith Theatre this summer.
21 Feb, 2020 | By Nicholas Ephram Ryan Daniels