Producers of Memphis have released images of the cast in rehearsals. Check out the pictures below (click image to enlarge) The show opens at the Shaftesbury Theatre on Thursday 23rd October 2014 (previews from 9th October) starring Beverley Knight (Felicia Farrell) and Killian Donnelly (Huey Calhoun).
The cast also includes Rolan Bell (Delray), Tyrone Huntley (Gator), Claire Machin (Gladys), Jason Pennycooke (Bobby) and Mark Roper (Mr Simmons). The company is completed by: 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.
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.
Photo Credit: Helen Maybanks