The Drifters Girl
Tue, 09 Nov | Garrick Theatre

The Drifters Girl

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Time & Location

09 Nov 2021, 19:30
Garrick Theatre, 2 Charing Cross Road, London WC2H 0HH, UK

About the event

Queen of British Soul and West End leading lady Beverley Knight stars in the world premiere of a brand new musical The Drifters Girl, with the sensational Adam J Bernard (Dreamgirls), Tarinn Callender (Hamilton), Matt Henry (Kinky Boots) and Tosh Wanogho-Maud (Showboat).

Discover the remarkable story of The Drifters,  one of the world’s greatest vocal groups, and the truth about the woman  who made them. Beverley Knight stars as Faye Treadwell, the legendary  manager of The Drifters, who, alongside her husband, fought for three  decades to turn Atlantic Records' hottest vocal group into a global  phenomenon.

From the highs of hit records and sell out tours to the lows of legal battles and personal tragedy, The Drifters Girl charts the trailblazing efforts of the world’s first African American,  female music manager and how she refused to ever give up on the group  she loved. Thirty years, and hundreds of hit songs later, there is no  doubt that Faye Treadwell was and always will be, The Drifters Girl.

With an unbelievable soundtrack of some of the most iconic songs in history, including Save  The Last Dance For Me, Under The Boardwalk, Kissin’ In The Back Row Of  The Movies, Stand By Me, Come On Over To My Place And Saturday Night At  The Movies.