The multi-Olivier Award nominated West End show, Get Up, Stand Up! The Bob Marley Musical has announced an extended booking period with performances now due to run at the Lyric Theatre until at least January 29th. 2023. Tickets to Get Up, Stand Up! The Bob Marley Musical are on sale now.
The hugely popular West End show, Get Up, Stand Up! The Bob Marley Musical has now been nominated for four Olivier Awards — 'Best New Musical', 'Best Actor in a Musical', 'Best Actress in a Supporting Role in a Musical' and 'Best Original Score or New Orchestration'.
The musical charts the life and career of Reggae icon Bob Marley and how he went on to become Jamaica’s international reggae superstar. A catalogue of Bob Marley's greatest songs are featured in the musical, including "Three Little Birds", “No Woman No Cry, and “Could You Be Loved,” and “Exodus”
Michael Duke will now take over the lead role to play Bob Marley from Arinzé Kene. Duke’s other recent West End credits include 'The Rat Pack Live!', 'The Inheritance', and 'Thriller Live'. David Albury currently has the role of the alternate Bob Marley in the show.
The rest of the cast in the show is completed by Gabrielle Brooks as Rita Marley, Natey Jones as Peter Tosh, Shanay Holmes as Cindy Breakspeare, Jacade Simpson as Bunny Wailer, Sophia Mackay as Judy Mowatt, Melissa Brown-Taylor as Marcia Griffiths, Teddy Wills, Daniel Bailey, Craig Blake, Archie Smith, Charles Blyth, Athena Collins, Lawrence Rowe, Luke Buck, Maxwell Cole, Viquichele Cross, Rohan Pinnock-Hamilton, Kimmy Edwards, Raphael Estavia, Henry Faber, Cannon Hay, Llewellyn Jamal, Savanna Jeffrey, Kieran McGinn, Cleopatra Rey, Julene Robinson, Nate Simpson, Amarra Smith, Declan Spaine, and Jaime Tait.
Get Up, Stand Up! The Bob Marley Musical is directed by Clint Dyer and features an original story by Lee Hall. The rest of the creative team features design by Chloe Lamford, choreography by Shelley Maxwell, lighting design by Charles Balfour, costume design by Lisa Duncan, and sound design by Tony Gayle.
Performances of Get Up, Stand Up! The Bob Marley Musical are at the Lyric Theatre in London.