Preview by Jack Foley
SATURDAY Night Fever is to return to the West End this
Summer, replacing Sir Andrew Lloyd Webers Bombay
Dreams, at the Apollo Victoria, on July 6.
The stage production of Saturday Night Fever received its world
premiere at the London Palladium in May 1998, to mark the 21st
anniversary of the release of the film, which helped to make a
star of John Travolta.
It was adapted by the film's producer, Robert Stigwood, but closed
in February 2000 and embarked on a brief regional tour later that
A current tour, which IndieLondon caught up with in Wimbledon,
will conclude on June 19, in Rhyl, ahead of the West End transfer.
The stage musical features songs made famous by the Bee Gees,
and taken from the original Grammy Award-winning soundtrack.
Hits include Staying Alive, Night Fever, Jive Talkin'
and How Deep is Your Love, as well as two songs - Immortality
and First and Last - that were written especially for the
stage production by the Gibb brothers Gibb.