Prepare to be dazzled as The Simon & Garfunkel Story, a theatrical sensation that has already left audiences worldwide spellbound, is set to take Aotearoa by storm! After SOLD-OUT shows in London's prestigious West End and a triumphant global tour, this larger-than-life celebration of the legendary Folk/Rock duo, Simon and Garfunkel, is gearing up for an unforgettable return in August. Bear witness to the grandest and most successful theatre spectacle that pays homage to these iconic musicians.
In 2018, The Simon & Garfunkel Story graced Australasia, captivating audiences and leaving a trail of sold-out venues in its wake. This extraordinary production weaves an enthralling tale, chronicling the incredible journey of two young boys from Queens, New York, who ultimately soared to unimaginable heights as the world's most triumphant music duo of all time. From their modest beginnings as a rock 'n' roll duo named Tom & Jerry in the 1950s, The Simon & Garfunkel Story embarks on a mesmerizing odyssey, immersing you in the melodies and narratives that shaped their destiny. Brace yourself for the gripping account of their dramatic split, the evolution of their solo careers, and a breathtaking recreation of their legendary 1981 Central Park reunion concert that will leave you awestruck.
Transporting you back to the electrifying era of the 1960s, this show features an awe-inspiring collection of nostalgic photographs and captivating film footage. Accompanied by a phenomenal full band, these virtuosos will unleash an avalanche of Simon and Garfunkel's chart-topping hits, including the timeless classics "Mrs. Robinson," "Bridge Over Troubled Water," "Homeward Bound," "Scarborough Fair," "The Boxer," "The Sound of Silence," and countless more. Any fan of their music and the era simply cannot afford to miss this spectacle that promises an unforgettable journey through time.
Taking the spotlight as Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel are the brilliant UK performers, William Sharp and Oliver Cave. Recent graduates from esteemed institutions such as the London College of Music and the Royal Academy of Music, this dynamic duo has been captivating audiences across the UK and Europe with their stunning portrayals. They will be joined on stage by a powerhouse ensemble, featuring Leon Camfield on bass, Will Tuckwell on electric guitar and keyboards, and Mat Swales on drums, creating an unstoppable force of musical brilliance.
Get ready to immerse yourself in a world of legendary music, unparalleled talent, and sheer magic. The Simon & Garfunkel Story is here to transport you on an unforgettable journey that will leave you breathless and longing for more. Secure your tickets now and be part of the exhilarating experience that awaits you!