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Hear The Hit Songs That Made Stars Of So Many Singers
The music of legendary songwriter Burt Bacharach and lyricist Hal David is being brought to life in a stage show that seeks to demonstrate how they helped shape the path of music as we know it today. Back to Bacharach promises to take audiences on a musical journey that also involves narration and projected images of Bacharach and David. And audiences will be able to see the production at the Lichfield Garrick theatre on July 14.

Back to Bacharach
Back to Bacharach is an exciting show about the legendary composer

Between them, Bacharach and David have penned some of the most iconic songs of all time, including Walk On By, The Look Of Love, Anyone Who Had a Heart, Do You Know The Way To San Jose, Always Something There to Remind Me, Alfie, What's New Pussycat, I Say A Little Prayer, Trains And Boats And Planes, and 24 Hours From Tulsa.

Burt Bacharach
Burt during his TV special in 1972 (Wikipedia)

All told, Bacharach is credited with more than 70 top 40 hits in the USA and more than 50 top 40 hits in the UK, with his songs recorded by hugely successful artists from both sides of the pond such as Cilla Black, Tom Jones, Dionne Warwick, Aretha Franklin, Gene Pitney, Frank Sinatra, Elvis Presley, The Beatles, Dusty Springfield and The Carpenters.

Burt Bacharach
Burt Bacharach performing in 2008 (Wikipedia)

Now, the influential music of Bacharach, winner of six Grammy Awards and three Academy Awards, and David can be heard all in one place during an exciting two hour show provided by ten musicians and three West End vocalists.

Back to Bacharach will be performed at the Lichfield Garrick on Thursday 14 July 2016 at 7.30pm. Tickets cost 22.50 (21 for students), and can be booked online or by calling Lichfield Garrick's Box Office on 01543 412121.

Lichfield Garrick
Lichfield Garrick Theatre

Forthcoming shows:
June 25: Broxbourne Civic Hall, Hoddesdon
July 14: Lichfield Garrick Theatre
July 22: The Brindley, Runcorn
Sep 14: Theatre Severn, Shrewsbury
Sep 16: Millfield Theatre, Enfield, London
Sep 17: Epsom Playhouse Theatre
Sep 19: The Key Theatre, Peterborough
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Why? Hear All The Hits Of A Legendary Composer
When: 14 July 2016
Phone: 01543 412121
Where: Lichfield Garrick, Castle Dyke, Lichfield WS13 6HR
Cost: Tickets 22.50 (21 for students)
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