Matt Cardle and Beverley Knight in MEMPHIS THE MUSICAL





MEMPHISNew production images for MEMPHIS THE MUSICAL have been released, now featuring multi-platinum selling recording artist and songwriter Matt Cardle as radio DJ ‘Huey Calhoun’ and Queen of British Soul Beverley Knight as ‘Felicia Farrell’, the role she originated in the West End.

Booking for MEMPHIS THE MUSICAL at the Shaftesbury Theatre continues through to the end of its scheduled run in the West End on 31 October 2015.

Memphis, 2014, Credit: Johan Persson/Written by Grammy® Award-winning David Bryan, a founding member of Bon Jovi, and Joe DiPietro,MEMPHIS THE MUSICAL continues to star Rolan Bell as ‘Delray’, Tyrone Huntley as ‘Gator’, Claire Machin as ‘Gladys’, Jason Pennycooke as ‘Bobby’ and Mark Roper as ‘Mr. Simmons’, with Keisha Atwell, Arielle Campbell, Mark Carroll, Joseph Davenport, Momar Diagne, Carly Mercedes Dyer, Kimmy Edwards, Hillary Elk, Laura Ellis, Charlotte Gorton, Yasmin Harrison, 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.

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.

MEMPHISOlivier and Tony® Award-winning MEMPHIS THE MUSICAL, which opened at the Shaftesbury Theatre to huge audience and critical acclaim in October last year, is Directed by Christopher Ashley with Olivier Award-winning Choreography by Sergio Trujillo, Scenic Design by David Gallo, Costume Design by Paul Tazewell, Lighting Design by Howell Binkley, Sound Design by the Olivier Award-winning Gareth Owenand Musical Direction by Tim Sutton.

MEMPHIS THE MUSICAL is produced in London by Junkyard Dog Productions, Marleen and Kenny Alhadeff, Barbara Freitag, Joseph Smith and John Brant.


Where                    Shaftesbury Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue, London WC2H 8DP

Performances           Monday to Saturday at 7.30pm

Wednesday & Saturday at 2.30pm

Ticket Prices           £20 to £67.50

Box Office               0207 379 5399




Groups information

10+ Best Available £39.50

20+ Best Available £35.00
Group rates valid for all performances.

Education information

10+ Best Available £25.00
Plus 1 Free Teacher Per 10 Paid Pupils (11th ticket is free)
Valid Monday – Thursday performances at 7.30PM
and Wednesday matinees at 2.30PM

During term time

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