Sounds to sooth trou­bled wa­ters

Buckinghamshire Advertiser - - ONSHOW - The Si­mon and Gar­funkel Story is at Ayles­bury Wa­ter­side The­atre on Fri­day, Jan­uary 9 at 7.30pm. Tick­ets are priced from £20.90 to £37.40 – to book, call 0844 871 7607.

START a new year of the­atre-go­ing with an ac­claimed trib­ute to one of the most popular mu­si­cal acts of all time.

The Si­mon and Gar­funkel Story uses both orig­i­nal pho­tos and film footage, and fea­tures a full live band per­form­ing all the hits.

The show starts with the two singers in their early days in Queens, New York, as 1950s rock ’n’ roll duo Tom and Jerry.

It moves on to cover all the songs and sto­ries that shaped the duo, in­clud­ing their dra­matic split, in­di­vid­ual solo ca­reers, end­ing with a stun­ning recre­ation of the leg­endary 1981 Cen­tral Park re­union con­cert.

Star­ring Dean El­liott, lead­ing ac­tor from the West End mu­si­cal Buddy – the Buddy Holly Story, as Paul Si­mon, this trib­ute show fea­tures a full cast of tal­ented ac­tors and mu­si­cians tak­ing au­di­ences on a pow­er­ful jour­ney.

It fea­tures all the hits, in­clud­ing Mrs Robin­son, Bridge Over Trou­bled Wa­ter, Home­ward Bound, Scar­bor­ough Fair, the Boxer and the Sound of Si­lence.

For mu­sic fans, it is not to be missed.

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