Get Up, Stand Up!

Lyric Theatre
Shaftesbury Avenue, London

Previewed: 1 October 2021
Opened: 20 October 2021
Booking to: 3 April 2022

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Monday no show
Tuesday at 7.30pm
Wednesday at 7.30pm
Thursday at 7.30pm
Friday at 7.30pm
Saturday at 2.30pm and 7.30pm
Sunday at 2.30pm and 7.00pm

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Get Up, Stand Up!

Lee Hall's new Bob Marley musical Get Up, Stand Up! in London from May 2021

A triumphant tale of passion and political unrest featuring Bob Marley's platinum-selling catalogue of hits including Exodus, I Shot the Sheriff, No Woman No Cry, Waiting in Vain, Redemption Song, Three Little Birds, Could You Be Loved, and many more.

Please note that the age recommendation for this musical is 12-and-above.

Musical written by Lee Hall featuring the songs of Bob Marley and the Wailers.

The cast features Arinze Kene as 'Bob Marley', Michael Duke as 'Alternate Bob Marley', Gabrielle Brooks as 'Rita Marley', Jacade Simpson as 'Bunny Wailer', Melissa Brown-Taylor as 'Marcia Griffiths', Natey Jones as 'Peter Tosh', Shanay Holmes as 'Cindy Breakspeare', Sophia Mackay as 'Judy Mowatt', Charles Blyth as 'Doctor', Cleopatra Rey as 'Mrs Grey'/'Aunty Viola', Craig Blake as 'DJ Sway'/'Claudie Massop', Daniel Bailey as 'Coxsone Dodd'/'Lee Perry'/'Bucky', Henry Faber as 'Chris Blackwell', Julene Robinson as 'Mama', Nate Simpson as 'Intermediate Bob Marley', Amarra Smith, Athena Collins, Declan Spaine, Jaime Tait, Kimmy Edwards, Luke Buck, Rohan Pinnock-Hamilton, Savanna Jeffrey, and Teddy Wills.

Directed by Clint Dyer, with choreography by Shelley Maxwell, sets by Chloe Lamford, video by Tal Yarden, costumes by Lisa Duncan, lighting by Charles Balfour, and sound by Tony Gayle.

Arinze Kene's London theatre credits include playing the roles of 'Biff Loman' in Marianne Elliott and Miranda Cromwell's revival of Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman at the Young Vic Theatre in 2019; 'Joe Scott' in Conor McPherson's production of his play Girl From the North Country at the Old Vic Theatre in 2017 and the Noel Coward Theatre in 2018; the title role in Omar Elerian's production of Arinze Kene's Misty at the Bush Theatre, and transfer to the West End's Trafalgar Studios 2018.

Gabrielle Brooks' London theatre credits include playing the roles of 'Hermia' in Dominic Hill's revival of William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream at the Regent's Park Open Air Theatre in 2019; 'Jezebel'/'Lady Russell' in Natalie Abrahami' production of Helen Edmundson's Queen Anne at the Haymarket Theatre Royal in 2017; the ensemble in Sean Foley's production of the Steve Brown and Harry Hill musical I Can't Sing! at the London Palladium in 2014; and the ensemble in Matthew Warchus' Tenth Anniversary Concert of Tim Firth's Madness musical Our House at Savoy Theatre in 2012.

This musical was originally scheduled to play here at the Lyric Theatre earlier in 2021 - with public preview from 28 May 2021, opening on 16 June 2021, and closing on 19 December 2021 - but was delayed due to the COVID-19 situation.

Get Up, Stand Up! the Bob Marley Musical in London previewed from 1 October 2021, opened on 20 October 2021, and closes on 3 April 2022