Palace Theatre is hosting the
spectacular production of stunning London
show The Commitments! The show has received rave reviews from critics and
masses from all across the globe. The sensational London musical has been directed by Jamie Lloyd.
The 1987 novel by Irish writer Roddy Doyle has been hugely popular and later on
adapted into movie version by Alan Parker in the year 1991.
In the Barrytown Trilogy, this is
the first Doyle’s novel. The story of The Commitments is set during the late
80s in Dublin
and revolves around a group of unemployed musicians who attempts for bringing
soul music to the people of Ireland.
The heart touching saga of two friends who collaborates and initiates a band is
already running with packed houses.
Both the friends have no idea
regarding the music industry and they meet Jimmy Rabbitte for assistance. He
agrees to be their manager and names their band as The Commitments. He also
tells them to be unique as they would be the first ever Dublin based soul group. He plans to commence
a soul revolution in this Irish city. Now he advertises for some members of the
band followed by a mismatched group of individuals. The leader of the band was
Joey ‘ The Lips’ Fagan.
The sensational London musical The Commitments runs for 2
hours and 20 minutes. The movie version has been voted as one of the most
famous movies of Ireland
with some of the memorable scores such as “Mustang Sally”, “Try a Little
Tenderness”, “Do Right Woman, Do Right Man”, “Chain of Fools” and “In the Midnight
Hour”. The movie won prestigious BAFTA Award movie for the best film whereas
soundtrack was chartbuster in UK
Under the superb direction of
Jamie Lloyd, The Commitments is a wonderful experience to watch out for! The
director has also worked in some brilliant productions like ‘Passion’ and ‘The
25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee’. So come and feel the magic of The
Commitments at the Palace Theatre!