“Beatlemania Now” has invaded Trump Plaza in Atlantic City for a summer run celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Beatles coming to America. You will be carried back to the days of the 1960's when the Beatles got their start and eventually came to the United States and appeared on the “Ed Sullivan” show.
The show will provide you with the feel, look and atmosphere of the original Liverpool sounds and emotions of the 60’s. Supported by three large screens flashing videos of memorable events of the times that helps transport you back to the Beatles beginnings.
“Beatlemania Now” not only has the sound and feel of the Beatles, but the look in attire and instruments. Band members, Scot Michael Arch, who portrays “John Lennon” on vocals, electric guitars, acoustic guitars, harmonicas and keyboards; Graham Alexander, “Paul McCartney” on vocals, bass guitars, acoustic guitar and piano; Eric James Smith “Ringo Starr” on vocals, drums and percussion and Christopher Colon,“ George Harrison” on vocals, electric guitars, acoustic guitar and sitar.
Throughout the show, the video screens on each side of the stage show the real Beatles at different stages and performances of their long career and only help to reaffirm the similarities between the band on stage and the band on the screen. Along with the snipits of the Beatles there are videos of many major events of the era from politics to television shows like Laugh-In. The twenty-seven song set list includes all of the best known Beatles songs including “All My Lovin,” “Please Please Me,” “I Wanna Hold Your Hand,” and “A Hard Days Night.”
The retrospective set decoration, clothing, instruments and sound system only add to the realism provided by the bands sound as they perform. There is a good chance that if you sit back in your seat and close your eyes and listen to the music of “Beatlemania Now,” you will be transported back to the days of the 60's Beatles. This is one of those original experiences that are memorable both in sound and look. If you want to spend an evening relaxing to the sounds and memories of the past and where before it is over you will be up dancing and singing, this is a show to see.
“Beatlemania Now” Showtimes are; Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday at 8:pm. Ticket prices are $48 and $39.