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THE DRIFTERS GIRL

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.

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Performances
Booking until Sunday 12 February 2023.

Beverley Knight plays Faye Treadwell until Saturday 2 July.

Felicia Boswell plays Faye Treadwell from Tuesday 5 July.

Tickets From
£20
Prices include a £1.50 restoration levy.

Performance Times
Tuesday, 7.30pm
Wednesday, 2.30pm & 7.30pm
Thursday, 2.30pm & 7.30pm
Friday, 7.30pm
Saturday, 2.30pm & 7.30pm

From Wednesday 19 October
Wednesday, 7.30pm
Thursday, 2.30pm & 7.30pm
Friday, 7.30pm
Saturday 2.30pm & 7.30pm
Sunday, 2pm & 7pm

Running Time
2 hours 20 mins

Theatre
Garrick Theatre

Age recommendation
10+

CREATIVES

Ed CurtisBook by
Tina TreadwellBased on an idea by
Co-created byBeverley Knight, Adam J Bernard, Tarinn Callender, Matt Henry & Tosh Wanogho-Maud
Stuart BurtCasting Director
Jo HawesChildren’s Casting Director
Tyrone HuntleyAssociate Director
Myles BrownAssociate Choreographer
Ben CracknellLighting Design
Tom MarshallSound Design
Andrzej GouldingVideo Design
Fay FullertonCostume Design
Chris EganOrchestrations & Musical Supervision
Karen BruceChoreography
Anthony WardSet Design
Jonathan ChurchDirected by

PERFORMANCES

Booking until Sunday 12 February 2023

Beverley Knight plays Faye Treadwell until Saturday 2 July.
Felicia Boswell plays Faye Treadwell from Tuesday 5 July.

Tuesday, 7.30pm
Wednesday, 2.30pm & 7.30pm
Thursday, 2.30pm & 7.30pm
Friday, 7.30pm
Saturday, 2.30pm & 7.30pm

From Wednesday 19 October
Wednesday, 7.30pm
Thursday, 2.30pm & 7.30pm
Friday, 7.30pm
Saturday 2.30pm & 7.30pm
Sunday, 2pm & 7pm

Running time: 2 hours 20 mins

Age recommendation: 10+

TICKETS

Tickets from £20

All tickets include a £1.50 Theatre Restoration Levy

Groups
Tuesday – Thursday Band A Stalls / Dress Circle 8+ £46.50, 20+ £41

School Groups 10+
£50/£55 and £40/£45 tickets reduced to £25.
Valid Tuesday – Thursday performances.

Accelerator Rate:
8+ £41.50
20+ £36
Valid on performances 5 July 2022 – 9 February 2023.
Book and pay by Tuesday 31 May.

All groups rates are subject to availability, and exclusions may apply.
Contact our helpful Groups team for more details.
Email: groups@nimaxtheatres.com
Call: 0330 333 4817
Monday – Friday 10am – 6pm

VISITING THE VENUE

The Garrick Theatre opens 45 minutes before the start of each performance.

The Garrick Theatre is located on Charing Cross Road, near to Leicester Square in London’s West End. Below you can find information on how to get to the theatre and a map showing the location of the venue.

If you’re driving into the West End to see a show, take advantage of Q-Park’s Theatreland Parking Scheme. Save 50% off parking with Q-Park (after 12pm and for up to 4 hours). To qualify, simply present your Q-Park car park ticket for validation at our box office and the car park machine will automatically charge you half price. For details of locations and prices please visit Q-Park’s website.

Address
Garrick Theatre, 2 Charing Cross Road, London, WC2H 0HH.
10am – 7.30pm, Monday to Saturday

Tube
Leicester Square (Northern, Piccadilly), Charing Cross (Northern, Bakerloo), Embankment (District, Circle)

Bus Routes
3, 6, 9, 12, 13, 15, 24, 29, 30