A brand new musical telling the story of legendary soul group The Drifters, The Drifters Girl will arrive at the Garrick Theatre in October 2020. The musical stars Beverley Knight as Faye Treadwell, The Drifters’ fabled manager, as she fights to turn her beloved group into a global sensation. As the world’s first female, African-American music manager, Faye battles through personal tragedy and legal battles to get to the hit records and world tours the group deserve. Featuring the band’s iconic catalogue of songs, including “Save The Last Dance for Me”, “Under the Boardwalk”, “Stand By Me” and “Saturday Night at the Movies”, The Drifter’s Girl is a must-see for soul fans.
1 October 2020
13 February 2021
Age recommendations for The Drifters Girl are to be confirmed
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Everything you need to know about The Drifters Girl
What is it about?
The Drifters Girl follows the true story of Faye Treadwell, the world’s first female, African-American music manager, and her career-spanning relationship with The Drifters as she fights to turn them into a worldwide hit
Who is in it?
British soul legend and West End leading lady Beverley Knight will star as Faye Treadwell, with additional casting to be announced
What songs will I know?
The soundtrack features hits from The Drifters’ back catalogue, some of the most well-known tracks being “Stand By me”, “Under the Boardwalk”, “Saturday Night at the Movies” and “Save The Last Dance For Me”
How long is it?
A run time for The Drifters Girl is to be confirmed.
When does it open?
The Drifters Girl will play its first performance on 1st October 2020
When will it close?
The show is currently booking until 13h February 2021
What age is it appropriate for?
Age recommendations for The Drifters Girl will be confirmed soon