Wasting no time in getting started, the Carole King musical opened with the protagonist (played by the talented Bronté Barbé) sitting behind a grand piano at the Carnegie Hall concert, a highlight of King’s solo singing career.
There’s a hitch at Tango Moderno but there are no missteps. Vincent Simone and Flavia Cacace are the passionate pair who burned the Strictly floor for years before quitting to take to the road with their own shows. Their trademark tangos – sometimes tempestuous, at others, cool as ice – made them a brand as they toured the UK with a series of unforgettable shows.
Memorialising the famous jam session of 1956, where fate brought together legends Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Carl Perkins and newcomer Jerry Lee Lewis, Million Dollar Quartet is an energetic show which rattles through instantly recognisable hits from the golden age of rock n’roll at a lightning-fast rate.