Fans of The Beatles will get a chance to hear some of their iconic music on stage. Let It Be, a musical currently playing in London's West End, will transfer to Broadway for a limited summer run.
More than 40 of The Beatles' biggest songs, like "Hey Jude," "Twist and Shout," and the title song, "Let It Be," will all be part of the production that originally opened to commemorate the band's 50th anniversary. The show will continue to run in London, with NYC previews beginning July 16 at St. James Theatre. Opening night is scheduled for July 24, with a closing date of Dec. 29.
The following is a guest article by Ross Patterson.
London’s West End is one of the greatest hubs of theatrical entertainment in the world. It has borne unforgettable screenwriters, actors, directors and choreographers. Over the years the West End has housed some incredible plays and musicals, and in this article we are going to share with you the top five performances you can’t afford to miss this coming season.
Billy Elliot, Victoria Palace
Billy Elliot is a young school boy who dreams of one day becoming a ballerina. However, his journey of rising to the top of his profession puts relationships in turmoil as he turns his back on boxing to pursue his passion. First performed at London’s West End, Billy Elliot has continued to touch the hearts of thousands and now can be watched across the world.