CELEBRATING 50 YEARS OF THE ’68 SPECIAL
BILL KENWRIGHT and LAURIE MANSFIELD
THIS IS ELVIS
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Internationally renowned, award-winning STEVE MICHAELS stars
as Elvis. His masterful renditions of The King and his music
have garnered him worldwide fame, and appearances
alongside the extraordinary Jordanaires and the Sweet Inspirations
as well as Elvis’s legendary drummer DJ Fontana and bassist Jerry Scheff.
It’s 1968 – the major musical event of the year is the first live TV special for
Elvis Presley in what would come to be known as The ’68 Comeback Special.
Drawing phenomenal ratings, this event re-establishes Elvis as the major
entertainment star of the decade, and twelve months later Elvis stars
at the International Hotel in Vegas, performing live for the first time in seven years,
and securing his place in history as the King of Rock ‘n’ Roll!
This production celebrates 50 years since the TV phenomenon and is
testament that his songs live on and the King still rules!
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,
Loe Me Tender, All Shook Up, Suspicious Minds and many more…
Steve Michaels certainly has the Edinburgh Playhouse all shook up! An Elvis tribute artist and actor who ticks every box. With a supreme vocal talent that blew our expectations sky high.
A live band on stage throughout the musical adds to the electrifying performance. An energetic and supportive ensemble cast whose enthusiasm and gusto oozes out into the audience.
A plethora of hits that have you dancing in your seat. This high energy show is a must see!
Book your tickets today for an evening of magical entertainment. A FIVE-star performance that was truly out of this world.