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The Simon & Garfunkel Story

Lyric Theatre

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After touring to every corner of the world, The Simon & Garfunkel Story comes to the West End for a special four month season, as the internationally acclaimed immersive production will take audiences through the story of Simon & Garfunkel’s incredible career. The Simon & Garfunkel Story not only tells the tale of the legendary musicians,... View Article

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After touring to every corner of the world, The Simon & Garfunkel Story comes to the West End for a special four month season, as the internationally acclaimed immersive production will take audiences through the story of Simon & Garfunkel’s incredible career.

The Simon & Garfunkel Story not only tells the tale of the legendary musicians, but relives their journey within a time capsule of contemporary newsreels, adverts and original film footage from the 1960s and beyond, presented using state of the art video projection and remarkable lighting.

Having formed in 1957 as Tom & Jerry, Simon & Garfunkel went on to become the world’s most iconic folk rock group. Revealing the incredible journey shared by Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel, The Simon & Garfunkel Story takes audience through their meteoric highs and lows.

From their humble beginnings, right through their worldwide successes and bitter break-up, culminating with a stunning recreation of their 1981 Central Park reformation concert, audiences can re-live the moments that justified their ten Grammy Awards and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction.

Led by Sam O’Hanlon (Paul Simon) and Charles Blyth (Art Garfunkel), a full live band and brass ensemble will rekindle all the duo’s classic songs including: Mrs Robinson, Cecilia, Bridge Over Troubled Water, Homeward Bound, The Sound Of Silence and many more.

Authentic, exciting and revelatory, this critically acclaimed Simon & Garfunkel musical, performed as a concert-style theatre show, has now been seen by over a quarter of a million people across the world, charming international audiences with its heart, story and hits.

Celebrating their 50th musical anniversary, The Simon & Garfunkel Story comes to the West End, performing at the Lyric Theatre at a moment of great pertinence and transporting London theatregoers to the very top of this remarkable duo’s rollercoaster career.

The Simon & Garfunkel Story is an evening not to be missed.

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Important Dates & Timing

Opening Night: 04/09/2017

Closing Night: 04/12/2017

Running time: 2h15, inc. interval

Security note: For your comfort and security, you may be subject to additional checks on your visit to London theatres. Please contact the venue for more information.

Cast & Creative

Cast

Paul Simon - Sam O’Hanlon

Art Garfunkel - Charles Blyth

Bass - Leon Camfield

Electric Guitar/Keyboards - Adam Smith

Drums - Mat Swales

Creative

Director - David Beck & Dean Elliott

Producer - Maple Tree Entertainment Limited

Lighting Designer - Dean Elliott & Preece Killick

Sound - Graham Penn & Chris Crowther (Electric Pulse Productions)

Company Manager – Preece Killick

Marketing and Press – Maple Tree Entertainment Limited

Photography – Jacqui Elliot-Williams, Stuart Man Price & Angela Crawford

ABOUT Lyric Theatre

Shaftesbury Avenue, London, United Kingdom, W1D 7ES