It’s been confirmed that a new bio-musical about the rise to fame of the Bee Gees is in the works, and could be eyeing a place in the West End.
Universal Theatrical Group is the team behind...
Bill Elms & Jen Heyes Productions Ltd present Epstein: The Man Who Made The Beatles by Andrew Sherlock, opening at Leicester Square Theatre on 5 Aug 2014, following previews from 30 Jul 2014, and closing on 6 Sep 2014.
Directed by Jen Heyes, the show stars Andrew Lancel ("Coronation Street," "The Bill") and newcomer Will Finlason who are reprising their roles from the Liverpool production. This premiered in November 2012 at the Epstein Theatre as part of the city’s official Beatles 50th Anniversary celebrations.
Epstein: The Man Who Made The Beatles is a window into the private world of the music entrepreneur Brian Epstein, whose stellar career as Beatles Manager made him a household name yet whose controversial personal life remained very much in the closet. Brian died in 1967 of an accidental overdose at the age of 32.
This two-hander play imagines this brilliant but troubled man’s drug-fuelled final days whilst looking back upon his illustrious adult life and meteoric career from his drama school days to managing the world’s biggest pop group.