The Drifters Girl at the Garrick Theatre in London has posted closing notices; the show will play its final performance on Saturday 15 October 2022. It was previously scheduled to run until 12 February 2023.
Headlined by Broadway actress Felicia Boswell, the musical charts the trailblazing efforts of the worlds first African American female music manager (Faye Treadwell) and how she fought to turn The Drifters into a global phenomenon.
Directed by Jonathan Church with book by Ed Curtis, the musical features such classic hits as Stand By Me, Saturday Night at the Movies, Under The Boardwalk, Save The Last Dance For Me and Kissin in the Back Row of the Movies.
Lead cast features Adam J Bernard, Tarinn Callender, Matt Henry and Tosh Wanogho-Maud who play The Drifters
The cast is completed by Marcus Ayton, Ashford Campbell, Ethan Davis, Vanessa Ela Young, Michael James Stewart, Alanna Leslie, Curtis Scott, and the young actors are Aurora Baptiste, Amari Brown, Savanna Musoni, Savannah Skinner-Henry and Shanyia Tsoto.
Following its final performance at the Garrick Theatre on 15 October, the show will embark on a UK tour in 2023 with dates and venues to be announced.
The Drifters Girl is booking until 15 September 2022 at the Garrick Theatre.