After much speculation, producers of hit Broadway musical Memphis have officially announced that Beverley Knight will star as club singer ‘Felicia’ when the show comes to London’s West End this autumn.
Memphis, winner of four 2010 Tony Awards® including Best Musical has Grammy® Award-winning original score by Bon Jovi founding member David Bryan and book by Joe DiPietro.
Tickets go on-sale today for Memphis which will have preview performances at the Shaftesbury Theatre, London from 9 October 2014 and Opening Night on 23 October 2014.
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.
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 and Sound Design Ken Travis.
Memphis is produced in London by Junkyard Dog Productions, Marlene and Kenny Alhadeff, Barbara Freitag, Joseph Smith and John Brant.
For more information visit memphisthemusical.com