Samuel J Weir: Monkee Business

Date - 3 April, 2012, All News Musical Theatre Press Nights
(c) Faye Thomas

Press Night tonight for Samuel J Weir in Monkee Business at Manchester Opera House. Monkee Business is a new musical using the soundtrack of Monkees songs.

Written by Peter Benedict (Naked Flame, Fire Down Under, Deadlock), directed by David Taylor (A Chorus Line at Drury Lane, Cats in Toronto, The Prisoner of Second Avenue at the Haymarket in London) and choreography by David Morgan (Chitty Chitty Bang Bang UK Tour) it is produced by Michael Rose Ltd.

Monkee Business The Musical tells the story of four innocent boys who fall prey to an inscrupulous producer and are tricked into impersonating one of the most famous groups in the world.


Samuel J Weir can be seen in feature film Les Miserables with the award winning director Tom Hooper.

Other credits since graduating from Arts Ed include Parade at the Southwark Playhouse and Monkee Business at The Manchester Royal Opera House for ATG.

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