Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium | Edmonton, Alberta
Unwrap a pivotal part of American music history this Thursday, May 23, as The Simon & Garfunkel Story ascends the Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium’s prestigious stage! Embarked on a 44-date North American tour, this theatrical phenomenon is thrilled to present the GRAMMY Award-winning duo’s life in never-before-seen detail, with exclusive photos and footage in store. The production will cover the entirety of Simon & Garfunkel’s career, from their original “Tom & Jerry” act to their fated reunion in Central Park. In between, audiences will experience the ups and downs of the pair’s superstardom, which culminated in their split in 1970. The show will also feature a live band to play a selection of legendary songs, including “Mrs. Robinson” and “The Sound of Silence.” As for the cast and creatives, expect jaw-dropping performances from Jonah Bobo as Paul Simon and Max Pinson or Brendan Jacob Smith as Art Garfunkel, with leadership from Director Dean Elliot. Click the button above to get your tickets now!
Behold, in breathtaking music and unmatched visual marvel, the true story behind two American folk rock icons LIVE this 2024! Having visited fifty countries and counting, The Simon & Garfunkel Story returns to North America for a lengthy tour across 44 premier venues. Its closing month will be exclusive to the Great White North and will include a performance at the Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium on May 23.
The Story of Simon & Garfunkel is a world-renowned production that blends concert and theater to tell the tale of the titular triple Hall of Fame singers, featuring exclusive photos and footage projected in state-of-the-art high definition. It will also exhibit a full-piece live band to play a crowd-pleasing catalog of the pair’s best-selling singles, which include the GRAMMY Award-winning hits "Mrs. Robinson,” "Bridge over Troubled Water,” and, of course, "The Sound of Silence."
Chapter by chapter, the event will shine a spotlight on Simon & Garfunkel’s youthful “Tom & Jerry” days, the unprecedented heights of their 60s superstardom, and their dramatic breakup in 1970, all leading up to a cathartic finale in the record-breaking 1981 “Concert in Central Park” reunion, where over half a million fans flooded in attendance.
"It is fascinating to watch and impressive to hear – their harmonies are spot on – and the sheer youthfulness of their presence is exhilarating."
Filling in the roles of the legendary duo are former child actor and Zathura star Jonah Bobo as Paul Simon and Max Pinson or Brendan Jacob Smith as Art Garfunkel. As for support, the show presents a cast of some of today’s most promising performers and musicians, which include George Clements, Zach Kamins, Bob Sale, Martín Martiarena, Billy Harrington, Marc Encabo, Collin Keller, Joshua Vasquez, and Jay Hemphill.
On the creative side of the stage, the production enlists a group of endlessly inspired veteran talent led by Show Director and Musical Supervisor Dean Elliot.
Joe Ruffner - General Manager
Jay Silva - Production Manager (non-touring)
Kristen Ernst - Company Manager
Marc Encabo - Musical Director
Jeff Good - Sound Engineer
Z Frame - Video Designer
Tellem Grody PR - Press
Mike Berger Design - Lighting Design
Jason Giaffo - Lighting Programmer and Director
Ruby Leigh - Lighting Director
Tim Bjorklund - Stage Manager Backline Tech
Alison Franck, CSA Franck Casting - Casting
Alberta, Canada’s capital city of Edmonton will offer its very own Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium to host the theatrical concert event. Combining world-class comfort and rustic elegance, this renowned performing arts venue presents a climate-controlled environment fitted with exceptional seats and cutting-edge sound and lighting systems.
Witness a momentous chapter of musical history unfold LIVE this Thursday, May 23, at the Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium’s showing of The Simon & Garfunkel Story. Tickets are selling out - book yours now!