Don't let this musical drift byDiscover the true story of the woman behind The Drifters, as Beverley Knight brings a dazzling new jukebox musical to London. The world premiere of The Drifters Girl pays tribute to the woman who created a global phenomenon and is sure to shake up the West End with a catalogue of toe-tapping hits.
Queen of Soul Beverley Knight leads the cast as Faye Treadwell, with further casting to be announced. Treadwell was the first African American female manager and a legendary figure at Atlantic Records, where she spent decades fighting for The Drifters’ place in music history.
From dizzying success to personal tragedy and legal battles, The Drifters Girl pays tribute to Treadwell’s tenacity and commitment to a group she loved, all set to a soundtrack of the hits she helped create - including “Save the Last Dance for Me”, “Under the Boardwalk” and “Stand By Me”.
Prepare to be transported to an era of classic soul with The Drifters Girl tickets when this hotly anticipated new musical opens at the Garrick Theatre later this year.
Important informationPlaying at: Garrick Theatre, Charing Cross Road, London, WC2H 0HH
Performance dates: 04 Nov 2021 - 26 Mar 2022
Running time: TBC
Age recommendation: TBC