Due to popular demand, Let it Be, the spectacular West End show celebrating the music of The Beatles will transfer to the Savoy Theatre in London, from 1st February 2013, booking until Saturday 5th October 2013.
The final performance at the Prince of Wales Theatre, London, will be on Saturday 19th January 2013.
LET IT BE is “the next best thing to seeing The Beatles perform live” (Absolute Radio), and has established itself as one of the West End’s most popular shows since it opened in September 2012.
Jamie Hendry (producer) - “Night after night audiences leap to their feet, demonstrating that the music of The Beatles is as popular now as it ever has been. I am delighted that Let it Be has been so positively received, both critically and commercially, and the transfer to the Savoy Theatre will allow this fantastic music to continue being showcased in the West End”
LET IT BE showcases the music of the world’s most successful rock’n’roll band, in an spectacular theatrical concert charting the band’s meteoric rise from their humble beginnings in Liverpool’s Cavern Club, through the height of Beatlemania, to their later studio masterpieces. It is the only time that the Grand Theatrical Rights to The Beatles’ back catalogue have been granted by Sony/ATV for a West End production.
The show is packed with forty of The Beatles’ greatest hits including: I Wanna Hold Your Hand, Hard Day’s Night, Day Tripper, Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, Strawberry Fields, When I’m 64, Get Back and many more.
The company of Let it Be was put together by producers earlier this year following an international talent search, including open auditions at the famous Cavern Club in Liverpool. Hopeful musicians from all over the UK, and beyond, were auditioned, with only the very best being invited to join the company.
The cast announced their arrival in the West End by playing an impromptu gig including hits Twist and Shout, Hard Day’s Night and, of course, Let it Be, to an invited audience at the Vista rooftop bar at The Trafalgar Hotel, against London’s iconic skyline.
There are two casts performing in the show, alternating from night to night. The current company is comprised of: Emanuele Angeletti, John Brosnan, Gordon Elsmore, James Fox, Michael Gagliano, Reuven Gershon, Stephen Hill and Phil Martin. Each band is joined for several songs by either Ryan Alex Farmery or Michael Bramwell on keyboards.
Director & Musical Supervisor - Joey Curatolo
Musical Director – John Maher
Set Designer - Tim McQuillen-Wright
Global Lighting Designer – Stephan Gotschel
UK Lighting Designer – Humphrey McDermott
Sound Designer – Gareth Owen
Video Designers – Darren McCaulley & Mathieu St-Arnaud
Tickets and more information available from the Let it Be website – www.letitbelondon.com
LET IT BE is produced by Jamie Hendry Productions, Annerin Productions, BB Promotion, MagicSpace Entertainment, Rubin Fogel & Julian Stoneman Associates