An exciting new production
"Stand by me!"
STAND by Me is
the phenomenal musical revue of a group that helped to define Atlantic Records,
inspired early rock and roll and were forerunners to both the black music
movement in 1950’s America and early Motown.
The show explores through the music the challenges, controversy and conflicts
via the course of a vast succession of over 50 hits over the last six decades.
Well loved songs will transport you straight to Broadway, talk of growing up in
1950’s Harlem and those heady days of Disco and the Northern Soul scene.
This fast moving show features some of Ben E King and The Drifters most well
known hits including:- ‘Under The Boardwalk’, ‘Save The Last
Dance For Me’, ‘Saturday Night At The Movies’, ‘Up
On The Roof’, ‘Can I Take You Home Little Girl’,
‘Love Games’, ‘There Goes My Baby’, ‘Dance With Me’,
‘Sweets For My Sweet’, ‘There Goes My First Love’,
‘When My Little Girl Is Smiling’, ‘On Broadway’,
‘Money Honey’, ‘Every night’s A Saturday Night With You’,
‘Kissin In The Back Row’, ‘Come On Over To My Place’,
‘Down On The Beach’, ‘More Than A Number In My Little Red Book’,
‘Hello Happiness’, ‘Like Sister and Brother’ and of course
‘Stand By Me’ among others.
The Drifters, were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1988, are one
of the biggest selling, longest serving bands of all time having sold an
incredible 214 million singles and over 114 million albums worldwide; this is
their musical history told through the music alongside anecdotes of the former
members on screen.
The show features some of the original
recording artists from the successful ‘Stand by Me’ album in 2015
now known as Othello. This will be stopping in Southport, on Saturday, 12
November 2016 at Southport Theatre and Convention Centre.