Full Casting Announced for West End Premiere of Broadway's Memphis

By Mark Shenton
10 Jun 2014

Beverley Knight
Beverley Knight

Full casting has been announced for the West End premiere of Memphis, which begins performances Oct. 9 at the Shaftesbury Theatre prior to an official opening Oct. 23.

Joining the previously announced Beverley Knight and also Killian Donnelly, who respectively play club singer Felicia Farrell and radio DJ Huey Calhoun, are Rolan Bell as Delray, Tyrone Huntley as Gator, Claire Machin as Gladys, Jason Pennycooke as Bobby and Mark Roper as Mr. Simmons.

The cast also includes Keisha Atwell, Arielle Campbell, Mark Carroll, Joseph Davenport, Momar Diagne, Carly Mercedes Dyer, Kimmy Edwards, Hillary Elk, Laura Ellis, Charlotte Gorton, Benjamin Harrold, Waylon Jacobs, Rachel John, Dean Maynard, Devon McKenzie-Smith, Tim Newman, Simon Ray-Harvey, Jon Robyns, Ashley Rumble, Kyle Seeley, Helen Siveter, Dawnita Smith and Alex Thomas.

Directed by Christopher Ashley with choreography by Sergio Trujillo, Memphis has scenic design by David Gallo, costume design by Paul Tazewell, lighting design by Howell Binkley and sound design by Gareth Owen.



It is produced in London by Junkyard Dog Productions, Marleen and Kenny Alhadeff, Barbara Freitag, Joseph Smith and John Brant.

To book tickets, contact the box ofice on 0207 379 5399 or visit memphisthemusical.com.