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NEWS: Full Casting Announced For Memphis

Full casting has today been announced for the much anticipated West End production of Broadway musical Memphis.

The winner of four Tony Awards, Memphis previews at the Shaftesbury Theatre from 9 October ahead of opening night on 23 October.

As already announced, the cast will be led by Beverley Knight but joining Knight in leading rôles will be Killian Donnelly, Roland Bell, Tyrone Huntley, Claire Machin, Jason Pennycooke and Mark Roper.

Memphis features a score by Bon Jovi’s David Bryan, A book by Joe DiPetro and will be directed by Christopher Ashley. Inspired by true events from the underground dance clubs of 1950s Memphis, Tennessee, the show follows the fame and forbidden love of a radio DJ who wants to change the world and a club singer who is ready for her big break.

The remainder of the company announced today 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.

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