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Music Center, 135 North Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90012

Backbeat

Closed March 1, 2013

Rock 'n' roll will be played at a volume appropriate to this music. (It ain't chamber music.)

Why See Backbeat?

Backbeat is the story of how the Beatles were founded - when John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, Pete Best and Stuart Sutcliffe embarked on their journey from the famous docks of Liverpool to search for success in the seedy red light district of Hamburg, Germany.

The compelling triangular relationship between the band's original bassist Stuart Sutcliffe, the German photographer Astrid Kirchherr with whom he fell in love, and his best friend John Lennon, became an intrinsic part of The Beatles' story - and placed them on an unstoppable trajectory onto the world stage.

Directed by the award-winning David Leveaux, Backbeat features all-time rock 'n roll classics including Love Me Do, PS I Love You, Twist & Shout, Rock 'n Roll Music, Long Tall Sally, Please Mr Postman and Money live on stage as performed by The Beatles.

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Additional Information

Dates

Opening night: 13 February 2013

Audience

Backbeat contains strong language & scenes of an adult nature. Parental guidance is advised for those under the age of 12.

Run time

2 hours 20 minutes (includes a 20 min intermission)

COVID 19 SECURE

You may be required to have had a COVID vaccine in order to attend this performance or show proof of a negative test. Please contact the venue directly for more information on this.

Cast and Creative

Creative

Created by Iain Softley and Stephen Jeffreys
Directed by David Leveaux
Based on the Universal Pictures film by Softley, Michael Thomas and Stephen Ward.

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