Marley musical success for Rep

Bob Marley story gets extended run.

Birmingham Repertory Theatre has announces that the world premiere of One Love: The Bob Marley Musical has been extended due to popular demand. The show, which begins on March 10th, is now booking until April 15th.

Set across a dramatic period in the music legend’s life, the play written and directed by Kwame Kwei-Armah, tells the story of a man propelled from rising reggae star to global icon. With unprecedented access to the entire Bob Marley catalogue, the musical features Marley’s greatest songs performed live by the cast.

Bob Marley’s words and music have brought joy and love to people around the world of all generations and across all cultures. One Love: The Bob Marley Musical is a spiritual and political journey which celebrates one of the world’s most influential artists of all time by bringing Marley’s inspirational music catalogue to the stage for the first time. This compelling original musical features Marley’s greatest songs performed live on stage, including – No Woman No Cry, Exodus, Jamming and many more.

Stuart Rogers, Executive Director at Birmingham Repertory Theatre said: “We’ve always believed that a show telling the story of such a global icon would prove very popular but we’ve been really encouraged by the way it seems to have captured the public’s attention with audiences booking from as far afield as Israel, Oslo, Madrid and Hamburg. We’re delighted to be able to offer audiences an extra week of performances of what will be an extraordinary show.”

One Love: The Bob Marley Musical premieres at Birmingham Repertory Theatre from March 10th–April 15th. Tickets aree available from the box office on 0121 236 4455 or at