Whats On Stage
October 11, 2011
Backbeat Beatles Make West End Debut
Backbeat, the stage adaptation of Iain Softley's 1994 film about the birth of the Beatles, opened last night (10 October, previews from 24 September 2011) at the Duke of York Theatre.The play, which also includes performances of songs such as "Twist & Shout", "Rock & Roll Music", "Long Tall Sally", "Please Mr Postman" and "Money", premiered at Glasgow Citizens Theatre in February 2010. David Leveaux directs the show's West End debut, which has musical direction by Paul Stacey.