About the showTravel back to the 60’s with the internationally acclaimed musical show The Simon & Garfunkel Story. Playing four limited West End performances at the Lyric Theatre, the production returns to London after phenomenal success in 2015 at the Leicester Square Theatre.
An immersive experience that charts the highs and lows of popular folk rock band Simon & Garfunkel, the show marks the 50th Anniversary of the duo’s formation in 1957. Jumping behind the scenes, The Simon & Garfunkel Story delves into the true backstory of the pair; from their original grouping as Tom & Jerry to their bitter breakup.
One of the world’s most iconic pairings, the show takes audiences on a rollercoaster journey to their earning 10 Grammy Awards and to being inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Culminating in an astounding recreation of their 1981 Central Park concert, the musical showcases some of their most famous songs, including “Bridge Over Troubled Water”, “The Sound of Silence”, “Mrs Robinson” and more.
Produced by Maple Tree Entertainment and originally directed by David Beck, the new production is directed by Dean Elliot (Buddy – The Buddy Holly Story), with lighting design by Nik Ryal and Dean Elliot, sound design by Graham Penn and Chris Crowther and video design by Josh Woods.
Cast members include Sam O’Hanlon as Paul Simon and Charles Blyth as Art Garfunkel, with a band including Leon Camfield (Bass), Adam Smith (Electric Guitar/Keyboards) and Mat Swales (Drums).
The Simon & Garfunkel Story plays four limited Monday performances at the Lyric Theatre London on November 6th and December 4th 2017, as well as January 22nd, February 26th and March 26th 2018.
Who Should See It?Fans of Simon & Garfunkel’s legendary music will enjoy this concert-like performance, featuring some of the duo’s best songs.
The Simon & Garfunkel Story is suitable for all ages!