To celebrate 50 years since Elvis Presley’s televised Special aired on NBC Television, which later came to be known as his ’68 Comeback Special; Bill Kenwright presents 'This is Elvis:– Burbank and Vegas'.
The musical follows the true story of a very pivotal period in Elvis’ life and career, charting his journey back to stardom and his return to success as a stage performer.
The show heads to the Opera House Blackpool from 5-10 February 2018 as part of a nationwide tour.
In the coveted role of Elvis is international award-winning tribute artist and actor Steve Michaels. His passion for Elvis sparked at a very young age, and has continued to be the drive behind his extraordinary success.
His masterful performance and remarkable renditions of the King have garnered him worldwide attention. Steve has played alongside some of Elvis Presley’s iconic band mates including the legendary drummer DJ Fontana and bassist Jerry Scheff.
Steve’s exquisite styling and ability to successfully capture an authentic portrayal of Elvis Presley has endeared him to audiences everywhere across Canada, United States, India, Thailand, United Kingdom, Hong Kong, Philippines and Australia.
'This is Elvis' recreates all the drama leading up to the comeback as well as staging the monumental concert. It then proceeds with The King to his Vegas debut. Featuring Elvis’s greatest hits including… Trouble, Heartbreak Hotel, Blue Suede Shoes, Hound Dog, Love Me Tender, All Shook Up, Jailhouse Rock, One Night, Just Can’t Help Believing and many more…
This production celebrates 50 years since the TV phenomenon and is testament that his songs live on and the King still rules!
Tickets are now on-sale from £19.00 at wintergardensblackpool.co.uk. Don’t miss your chance to catch this ‘brilliant’ musical before Elvis has left the building!