Sunny Afternoon: Musical Info & Synopsis


Sunny Afternoon follows the rise to stardom of the British rock band, The Kinks. The narrative unfolds against the backdrop of a changing cultural landscape, capturing the highs and lows of the band members’ lives. As the charismatic lead singer Ray Davies and his bandmates navigate the music industry, the musical features The Kinks’ greatest hits, including “You Really Got Me” and “Waterloo Sunset”. Sunny Afternoon is a celebration of creativity, resilience, and rock and roll.

Musical Information

Musical Type: Contemporary (2014)

Cast Size: 15+

Genre: Semi-Biography

Setting: 1960s / England (London)

Creative Team

Music/Lyrics: Ray Davies

Book: Joe Penhall

Cast Albums

Original London Cast (2014)➝


2010s, Bands, Biographical, British, Jukebox Musical, Rock

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