The internationally-acclaimed hit theater show The Simon and Garfunkel Story began criss-crossing the U.S. to more than 50 cities on national tour beginning Sept. 27 in Idaho Falls, Idaho.
The immersive concert-style theater show chronicles the amazing journey shared by the folk-rock duo, Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel. It tells the story from their humble beginnings as Tom and Jerry to their incredible success as one of the best-selling music groups of the ‘60s to their dramatic split in 1970. It culminates with the famous The Concert in Central Park reunion in 1981 with more than half a million fans in attendance.
Using state of the art video projection, photos and original film footage, the show also features a full live band performing all of their hits, including Mrs. Robinson (featured in the 1967 film The Graduate), Cecilia, Bridge Over Troubled Water, Homeward Bound and many more.
With more than 100 million album sales since 1965, Simon and Garfunkel’s perfect harmonies and songs that poignantly captured the times made them one of the most successful folk-rock duos of all time. Over the years, they won 10 Grammy Awards and were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1990. In 1977, their Bridge Over Troubled Water album was nominated at the 1977 Brit Awards for Best International Album. In 2003, Simon and Garfunkel were awarded a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award and the following year saw their The Sound of Silence awarded a Grammy Hall of Fame Award.
2020 Canadian Tour Schedule:
Date City Venue
March 8 Saskatoon, SK Sid Buckwold Theatre
March 10 Regina, SK Conexus Arts Centre
March 11 Winnipeg, MB Burton Cummings Theatre for the Performing Arts
March 13 Thunder Bay, ON Thunder Bay Community Auditorium
March 14 Sault Ste Marie, ON The Community Theatre Centre
More information about The Simon and Garfunkel Story and ticketing can be found here.