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‘Get Up, Stand Up! The Bob Marley Musical’ sets West End closing date

The Bob Marley musical will play its final performance in January.

Sophie Thomas
Sophie Thomas

Get Up, Stand Up! The Bob Marley Musical will play a final performance at the Lyric Theatre on 8 Jan. 2023. Book Get Up, Stand Up! The Bob Marley Musical tickets on London Theatre.

The musical follows the life of Bob Marley and how he became Jamaica’s international reggae superstar, set to songs such as “No Woman No Cry, “Exodus” and “Could You Be Loved.” Get Up, Stand Up! The Bob Marley Musical premiered at the Lyric Theatre in October 2021 and won an Olivier for Best Orchestrations. Find out more about the Bob Marley musical in London.

The Get Up, Stand Up! The Bob Marley Musical cast stars Michael Duke as Bob Marley, Gabrielle Brooks as Rita Marley, Shanay Holmes as Cindy Breakspeare, Sophia Mackay as Judy Mowatt, Melissa Brown-Taylor as Marcia Griffiths, Jacade Simpson as Bunny Wailer, and Natey Jones as Peter Tosh.

In a review on London Theatre, our critic said: “It works best when it stops trying and simply lets us - via a talented cast - find it for ourselves in Marley's indelible music.”

Clint Dyer directs Get Up, Stand Up! The Bob Marley Musical which features an original story by Lee Hall. The creative team includes design by Chloe Lamford, costume design by Lisa Duncan, lighting design by Charles Balfour, sound design by Tony Gayle, and choreography by Shelley Maxwell.

Get Up, Stand Up! The Bob Marley Musical will tour the UK, with further dates to be announced.

Get Up, Stand Up! The Bob Marley Musical is at the Lyric Theatre to 8 January.

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Photo credit: Get Up, Stand Up! The Bob Marley Story (Photo by Craig Sugden)

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