The Drifters Girl, the new musical have announced the first 2023/24 tour dates!
This musical tells the story of one of the world’s greatest vocal vocal group and the people who made it. Having been in the West End’s Garrick Theatre since November 2021, the tour will begin at the Mayflower Theatre, Southampton, on 12 September 2023.
It then goes on to visit Theatre Royal Norwich, Lyceum Theatre Sheffield, Bradford Alhambra Theatre, Manchester Opera House, Milton Keynes Theatre, Curve in Leicester, Cliffs Pavilion in Southend, Theatre Royal Newcastle, New Victoria Theatre Woking, Dartford Orchard Theatre and Bristol Hippodrome.
Further dates for 2024 are to be announced, along with the touring production’s cast.
The musical has a book by Ed Curtis, and is based on an idea by Tina Treadwell. It is co-created by Knight, Bernard, Callender, Henry and Wanogho-Maud.
The Drifters Girl is directed by Jonathan Church, with set design by Anthony Ward and choreography by Karen Bruce. Additionally, costume design by Fay Fullerton, orchestrations and musical supervision by Chris Egan and lighting design by Ben Cracknell. In addition to, sound design by Tom Marshall and video design by Andrzej Goulding. Associate director is Tyrone Huntley and associate choreographer is Myles Brown with casting by Stuart Burt and children’s casting by Jo Hawes.
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