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The Commitments extends booking period to 19 Apr 2015
The Commitments has today extended its booking period to 19 Apr 2015 at the Palace Theatre in London's West End.
The musical, which is based on the novel by Roddy Doyle and the film of the same name, originally opened at the Palace Theatre on 8 October 2013 following previews from 21 September. The show is now booking a full year in advance.
The extension was announced by producer Phil McIntyre, who said: “We’re extremely happy to announce that The Commitments has extended its current booking period to April 2015. The show has really found its feet in the Palace Theatre and the response from audiences has been quite incredible.”
According to a press statement from the show, the Christmas and New Year period confirmed The Commitments to be "the most successful show in the long, illustrious history of the Palace Theatre".
The show has been adapted for the stage by Roddy Doyle and is directed by Jamie Lloyd. It features a score of songs from the film, including: 'Think' by Aretha Franklin, '(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction' by The Rolling Stones, 'Papa Was A Rolling Stone' by The Temptations, and 'Try A Little Tenderness' by Otis Redding. The current cast includes Killian Donnelly as Deco and Denis Grindel as Jimmy.