Full casting has been announced for the West End premiere of Memphis the Musical, which opens at the Shaftesbury Theatre in October.
Joining Beverley Knight (Felicia Farrell) and Killian Donnelly (Huey Calhoun) in the principal cast are Rolan Bell (Delray), Tyrone Huntley (Gator), Claire Machin (Gladys), Jason Pennycooke (Bobby) and Mark Roper (Mr Simmons).
The cast also includes 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.
Winner of four Tony Awards including Best Musical, Memphis centres on a black singer whose career is on the rise, but who can't break out of segregated clubs of 1950's Memphis Tennessee.
Published: 11/06/2014 09:18:00