Booking to 8 January 2023
The definitive Bob Marley musical
‘It’s not all that glitters is gold, half the story has never been told’ – Bob Marley
Taking inspiration from Bob Marley’s visionary lyrics to tell his extraordinary personal story, this highly anticipated new musical is brought to the stage by the Olivier Award-winning team of writer Lee Hall (Billy Elliot) and director Clint Dyer (Death of England: Delroy).
Starring David Albury as the iconic Rastafari singer, song writer and musician this world premiere production features an electrifying mix of his hits played live on stage.
Book now and lose yourself to the rhythm of ‘Exodus’, ‘No Woman No Cry’, ‘Waiting in Vain’, ‘Three Little Birds’, ‘I Shot the Sheriff’, ‘Could You Be Loved’, ‘Redemption Song’ and so much more.
Get Up, Stand Up! The Bob Marley Musical tickets is booking until 8 January 2023 at the Lyric Theatre, London.
What's the story of Get Up, Stand Up! The Bob Marley Musical?
From the hills of rural Jamaica, armed only with his overwhelming talent and beliefs, Bob Marley applied himself with resolute determination to achieve international acclaim for his prophetic musical message – a gospel of love and unity. This is his story!
Who is in the cast of Get Up, Stand Up! The Bob Marley Musical?
David Albury stars as Bob Marley, with Ivano Turco playing Alternate Bob Marley, and Cleopatra Rey playing Rita Marley.
Also featuring in the cast are Tom Bowen (Doctor), Newtion Matthews (Coxsone Dodd/Lee Perry/Bucky), Philip Kamau (Little Bob), Kristiano Ricardo (Little Bob), Zack Richards (Little Bob), Craig Blake (DJ Sway/Claudie Massop), Melissa Brown-Taylor (Marcia Griffiths), Shanay Holmes (Cindy Breakspeare), Sophia Mackay (Judy Mowatt), Julene Robinson (Mama), Jacade Simpson (Bunny Wailer), Nate Simpson (Intermediate Bob Marley), Callum Jaye (Cover Intermediate Bob Marley), Charles Blyth (Chris Blackwell), Rohan Pinnock-Hamilton (Peter Tosh), Cleopatra Rey (Rita Marley), and Amarra Smith (Mrs Grey/Aunty Viola).
Other cast include Jack Matthew, Andrè Antonio, Cartell Green-Brown, Michael Jeremiah, Summer Priest, Lauran Rae, Jaime Tait, Luke Buck, Viquichele Cross, Llewellyn Jamal, Kieran McGinn and Pharrell Marshall-Green. and Athena Collins.
Who are the creative team of Get Up, Stand Up! The Bob Marley Musical?
The show is directed by Clint Dyer with book by Lee Hall, choreography by Shelley Maxwell, musical supervision by Phil Bateman, set design by Chloe Lamford, costume design by Lisa Duncan, lighting design by Charles Balfour, sound design by Tony Gayle, video design by Lisa Duncan, casting direct is Pippa Ailion CDG and musical director of Sean Green. Music by Bob Marley.
Reviews of Get Up, Stand Up! The Bob Marley Musical★★★★★ "A brilliant show that gives Bob Marley back his bite" - The Telegraph
★★★★ "Brims with unbridled charm" - The Stage
★★★★ "Arinzé Kene is a knockout. This is a joyful night out that also feels like an important cultural event" - Evening Standard
★★★★ "Arinzé Kene mesmerises in an exhilarating tribute to a legend" - i news
Matinees: Saturday, Sunday
Performance information is for guidance only. Check booking calendar for details.
Special notice: Neither the late Bob Marley nor a holographic projection of the singer will be appearing in this production.
Venue InformationLyric Theatre, 29 Shaftesbury Avenue, London, W1D 7ES
Nearest Tube or Train: Piccadilly Circus (Piccadilly line, Bakerloo line)
Nearest Buses: 14, 19, 22B, 38, 53, 88, 94, 159