New musical The Drifters Girl has extended its run at the Garrick Theatre in London, and is now playing until 12 February 2023.
The show tells the remarkable true story of one of the world’s greatest vocal groups and the woman who made them. and stars the UK’s Queen of Soul Beverley Knight, and Adam J Bernard, Tarinn Callender, Matt Henry and Tosh Wanogho-Maud as the Drifters.
Beverley Knight will continue starring in the show until Saturday 2 July 2022, and will then leave. The casting of her replacement is yet to be announced.
The Drifters Girl opened in London in November 2021, and has continued to play to packed houses and nightly standing ovations. The show boasts an incredible soundtrack of some of the most famous songs in history, including Save The Last Dance For Me, Under The Boardwalk, Kissin In The Back Row Of The Movies, Stand By Me, Come On Over To My Place, Saturday Night At The Movies and many more.
The Drifters Girl has a book by Ed Curtis and is based on an idea by Tina Treadwell, which is co-created by Beverley Knight, Adam J Bernard, Tarinn Callender, Matt Henry and Tosh Wanogho-Maud. The show is directed by Jonathan Church, with set design by Anthony Ward, choreography by Karen Bruce, costume design by Fay Fullerton, orchestrations and musical supervision by Chris Egan lighting design by Ben Cracknell, sound design by Tom Marshall and video design by Andrzej Goulding. Associate Director is Tyrone Huntley and Associate Choreographer is Myles Brown with casting by Stuart Burt and children’s casting by Jo Hawes