Carnaby Street 60's musical musical at Hackney Empire
Carnaby Street Promotions Ltd in association with Hackney Empire presents Carnaby Street, 60's musical at Hackney Empire Theatre, in east London, from 6 to 14 April 2013, prior to a UK tour.
Set in London’s West End in the sixties with its iconic clubs, fashion and characters, Carnaby Street tells the story of Jude, a working class boy from Liverpool, new in London and armed with nothing but his guitar and his dreams of fame and fortune. The musical follows the passion and heartbreak of his journey in pursuit of stardom.
There will be 30 classic hits including numbers by The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, Manfred Mann, The Animals, The Searchers, The Kinks. ‘Let's spend the night together’, ‘You really got me’, ‘Don't let me be misunderstood’, ‘Sweets for my sweet’, ‘Roll over Beethoven’, ‘Doo wah diddy’.
The show is written by Carl Leighton-Pope & James Hall, directed by Bob Tomson , designed by Matthew Wright. The musical supervisor is Colin Cattle.