Producers of Broadway hit Memphis have announced full details of the cast who will join multi award-winning recording artist Beverley Knight in the West End version.
The show has has won four Tony Awards, including Best Musical and Best Original Score.
Tickets for the London production are now on sale and preview performances will start at the Shaftesbury Theatre, London from 9 October 201.
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.
Knight, who will play club singer Felicia Farrell, will be joined by Killian Donnelly as radio DJ ‘Huey Calhoun’, with Rolan Bell as ‘Delray’, Tyrone Huntley as ‘Gator’, Claire Machin as ‘Gladys’, Jason Pennycooke as ‘Bobby’ and Mark Roper as ‘Mr. Simmons’.
Other cast members include Keisha Atwell, Arielle Campbell, Mark Carroll, Joseph Davenport, Momar Diagne, Carly Mercedes Dyer, Kimmy Edwards, Hillary Elk, Laura Ellis, Charlotte Gorton, 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.
Where: Shaftesbury Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue, London WC2H 8DP
Dates: Performances from 9 October 2014
Ticket Prices £20 to £67.50
Box Office: 0207 379 5399