‘their energy is superb’
‘their tribute to the duo is excellent’
‘beautiful performances involved’
After phenomenal success following a worldwide tour, international smash-hit The Simon & Garfunkel Story comes to London’s West End for strictly limited performances. As part of a 50th Anniversary Celebration of the incredible duo, the acclaimed musical show plays at the Lyric Theatre.
Originally forming in 1957 as Tom & Jerry, Simon & Garfunkel went on to become one of the most iconic folk rock groups in the world. The Simon & Garfunkel Story immerses audiences in the 1960’s, revealing the incredible journey of musicians Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel, charting their monumental highs and heart-breaking lows. Rocketing from humble beginnings to worldwide superstars and reaching a difficult break-up, the story lets audiences in on the band’s astonishing backstory.
Culminating with their dazzling 1981 Central Park reformation concert, the show lets audiences relive the best of Simon & Garfunkel’s musical moments, justifying their incredible ten Grammy Awards and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction. Tap along to chart hits including “Mrs Robinson”, “The Sound of Silence”, “Bridge Over Troubled Water” and many more!
The Simon & Garfunkel Story captures the duo’s legendary story and back catalogue of songs in a fantastic production originally directed by David Beck. With new direction by Dean Elliot, the show features a full live band, brass ensemble and actual video footage and newsreels, documenting the band’s journey.
Returning to London after an initial run at the Leicester Square Theatre in 2015, as well as a subsequent sold-out UK tour and shows in Sydney and Seattle, The Simon & Garfunkel Story is the internationally heralded production playing limited performances at London’s Lyric Theatre.
Cast and Creative
The Simon & Garfunkel Story is produced by Maple Tree Entertainment Limited and is originally directed by David Beck. The new production is directed by Dean Elliot (Buddy – The Buddy Holly Story), with musical supervision by Dean Elliot. The popular production also features sound design by Graham Penn and Chris Crowther (Electric Pulse Productions), lighting design by Nik Ryal and Dean Elliot and video design by Josh Woods (Feature Phonic Limited).
Casting includes Philip Murray Warson (Million Dollar Quartet) as Paul Simon and Charles Blyth as Art Garfunkel. The band features Leon Camfield (Bass), Adam Smith (Electric Guitar/Keyboards) and Mat Swales (Drums).
Show Lengths and Times
The Simon & Garfunkel Story comes to the Lyric Theatre London for limited performances on Mondays on the following dates: April 30th, June 4th, June 25th and July 23rd 2018. Performances are all at 7:30pm.
Show running time is 2 hours and 15 minutes, including an interval.
Suitable for Children?
The Simon & Garfunkel is suitable for all ages.
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