‘Backbeat,’ the Stage Musical Based on The Beatles, Coming to Los Angeles

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Backbeat, the stage musical about the creation of The Beatles, will be making its American debut in Los Angeles before coming to Broadway, Rolling Stone reported. 

The story focuses on aspiring Liverpool musicians John Lennon, Paul McCartney and George Harrison, as well as former band members Pete Best and Stuart Sutcliffe and the romance that jeopardized the group’s future. Based off of the 1994 film, the stage adaptation originally played in Glasgow Scotland in 2010 before playing in the West End in London.

It can be seen at L.A.’s Ahmanson Theater from January 16 through February 24. 

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