Let it Be – The Musical – at Blackpool Opera House
September 24, 2014 at 4:21 pm
If you were moved to tears by Paul McCartney’s rendition of Hey Jude at the London Olympic Games in 2012, you owe it to yourself to see Let it Be, The Musical. Blackpool is one of the best towns to view nostalgia productions. The Blackpool Opera House regularly hosts west-end theatre, musical, comedy and dance extravaganzas, to the delight of an adoring public. Let it Be is a spectacular music concert where you’ll hear many of the Beatles’ greatest hits. It is also a historical journey through the wave of British pop hits in the charts during the 40s, 50s and 60s. The story told charts the years the Beatles’ climbed the ladder of rock n’ roll glory, culminating in the phenomenal success and acclaim they eventually earned. 50th Anniversary of the Beatles Formed fifty years ago in Liverpool, this tribute to Beatlemania, will have you dancing in the aisles. A glance at the set list includes the smash hits: “Imagine”, “Come Together”, “I wanna hold your hand” “Twist and Shout”, “Yesterday”, “Hey Jude”, “Drive My Car”, “I Saw Her Standing There”, “She Loves You” and “Paperback Writer”. Casting for Let it Be Britain’s fantastic foursome come to life when played by a rolling cast of actor/musicians including Emanuele Angeletti, Gordon Elsmore, Michael Gagliano, James Fox, Stephen Hill, Phil Martin, Alex Farmery, Josh Brosnan, Ryan Coath, and Michael Bramwell. Reuvan Gershon is especially notable as John Lennon, reprising with considerable experience the late Beatle’s catalogue and showing off his experience playing for his band project, the Counterfeit Beatles. Playing Ringo, the legendary drummer of the Beatles, young Ben Cullingworth is an up and coming talent to watch. Seen by over 800,000 people worldwide, Let it Be reprises over forty Beatles’ smash hit songs. From the early beginnings in Liverpool’s Cavern Club to the dizzy heights of the runways of America’s airlines and packs of screaming fans, Let it Be takes you all the way. The Blackpool Opera House is a superb venue and the acoustics are legendary. For an enjoyable dance, sing-a-long, or a trip down memory lane, this is an excellent location to see a musical such as Let it Be. Located in the centre of Blackpool Town, why not stay with us at the Carn Brae Hotel and make a weekend of it? After all, you don’t want to be a “day tripper” and miss a delightful evening out in Blackpool Town.