The band “Twist & Shout”


Everytime the Beatles-revival-band “Twist & Shout” enters the stage the audience is immediately taken back in time to the 1960s – the decade in which music broke the mould. Back to the times of the Fab Four, the first mass hysterias of female Beatles fans and of course, back to the times of protest and rebellion. True to original “Twist & Shout” revive the music of their heroes and delight with striking resemblance and outstanding vocals. These four have the music of The Beatles down. When Tony Kishman as Paul McCartney, Jim Owen as John Lennon, Carmine Grippo as Ringo Starr and John Brosnan as George Harrison perform hit songs like “Yesterday”, “Hey Jude”, “Help”, or “Love me do” it’s hard to imagine it’s not the real Beatles up on the stage.

Alan LeBoeuf as Paul McCartney


This Singer, Songwriter, RCA Recording Artist, Bass Guitarist, and Actor, hails from Warren, N.J.  Alan attended Rutgers University before pursuing a career in Entertainment.  Alan's first major break was landing the role of "Paul McCartney" in Broadway's 'Beatlemania'.  After 2 years on Broadway, Alan moved to Nashville to form 'Baillie and the Boys' with former band mates Michael Bonagura and Kathie Baillie. 'Baillie and the Boys' were signed with RCA and had 7 straight top ten hits on the country charts. After two successful albums, Alan left the band to tour with 'Legends m Concert' and 'Beatlemania'.

Other credits include 12 television appearances on 'The Nashville Network', national commercials including Exxon, Pepsi, Gallo Wine. Alan has written songs for Sawyer Brown, The Shooters, and the movie soundtrack to 'Head On' starring Sally Kellerman. Background vocal credits include Randy Travis, Dan Seals, Moe Bandy, The Ramones, Marie Osmond, Ann Murray, Lynn Anderson and Marty Stewart.

After performing at EPCOT, Walt Disney World, Florida, with 'The British Invasion' for four years, Alan has returned to New Jersey.  He has 3 daughters, and a lovely wife, Dawn.

Alan has performed and recorded with the ‘Wrecking Crew’, the studio musicians who played on thousands of hit records, including the Beach Boys. Alan has performed with ‘Rain’ on Broadway, and continues to perform with the premiere Beatle shows in the world ‘All You Need Is Love’ and the ‘Classical Mystery Tour. He has friends on 6 continents, and thoroughly enjoys touring and performing.

Howard Arthur as John Lennon


Howard Arthur just might be the best all-around musician to ever portray a “Beatle.”
Howard is highly-regarded in the music industry because of his exceptional guitar playing skills, keyboard work, vocals, and ability to read and write music. Through the years, Howard has performed and recorded with such jazz greats as Joe Sample and David Sanborn. He has released two solo albums and his live show and concert performances reads like a who's who of show biz from performances with Glenn Frey, John Oates (of Hall and Oates) and Buddy Miles, to pit band work with Broadway touring shows like Showboat and Oklahoma, he is equally at home wherever you may find him.

John Brosnan as George Harrison


It’s not surprising that John Brosnan casts the role of the Beatles guitarist George Harrison as he has been his great role-model ever since John can remember. The Irish-born John Brosnan lives and works in London and is also band member of bands like “The Corporation”. He also had one song straight on the US Top 100 Charts. Aside from that, John enjoys the company of a special family member, the popular James-Bond-actor Pierce Brosnan.  

Nick Bold as George Harrison (2nd Cast)


Nick Bold appeared as George Harrison on UK tv programme 'Stars In Their Eyes' in 2004 performing 'My Sweet Lord'. The clip was shown on You Tube and Nick was inundated with offers fro Beatle tribute bands! Since then he has steadily worked across Europe and the US. In 2010 he toured the UK in a show featuring the iconic Sgt Pepper album. 2011 saw him appear in the All You Need Is Love show in Berlin. He also regularly plays with American band The Reunion Anthology, a fantasy concert based around the idea of the Beatles reforming for one last show around the time of their Anthology series if John was still alive.

Carmine Francis Grippo as Ringo Starr


For more than twenty years the Californian Carmine Francis has taken an active part as musician and actor in the movie industry. Carmine Francis toured Italy, France, Japan and England with various Beatles revival-bands. It was also in England where he performed on the stage of Liverpool’s legendary Cavern Club. Most recently he was cast member of “The Really Big Show” – a tribute to the Ed Sullivan Show.

Frank Kessler as roadie Bert Kaempfert


Frank Kessler was born in Ratingen in 1961. He has absolved his Acting-Training in Berlin with Teelke Langhanke. In addition to his acting-jobs for cinemas, TV, theater and commercial, Frank ist working as presenter and spokesman. "Henri 4", "Die Päpstin", "Tatort", "Alarm für Cobra 11", "Soko Leipzig" and "Männerpension" are belonging to his most imporrtant productions. He already has acted together with great Actors like Sir Peter Ustinov and John Goodmann.

Ian Wood as Tony Sheridan


Ian Woodplays the role of Tony Sheridan in "all you need is love". Away from this production, he is being seen regularly since 1999 in the show "Stars in Concert" and "Buddy Holly": He puts on the glasses, and the mask is perfect. Like no one else, he copied the whole blood rock'n'roller Buddy Holly with the great love of flashy jackets. As it has since his early youth. At 24, the youngest of Ian Wood "Buddy's" all "buddy" was productions worldwide. After various stations in England lives Ian Wood, who holds a degree in stage management, in Hamburg. Since 1993 he is on the boards of the musical stages in productions like "Chicago" and "Shakespeare & Rock'n'Roll" (1994-1996) and "Buddy" (1996-1998) and most recently in "freak out".

Alex Gregor as Stuart Sutcliffe / Bert Kaempfert / George Martin


Gregor Alexander, born in 1969 in the Ruhr area, decided after various experiences in different occupations 1994 Acting. After his education at the prestigious Acting-School Langhanke in Berlin, he expanded his area of expertise to the government, from which he has since gained many experiences behind the camera and stage. In 2002, he joined the production squad by Bernhard Kurz and stands next to "all you need is Love" in many productions of "That'll be the Day - Buddy Holly Musical," "Thank you for the music - The Abba Story" or "Elvis - The Musical" as a presenter and actor on the international stage. He also worked as an actor for a variety of productions, including films such as "Befreiungszone", the U.S. thriller "Able", but also the Sat1 Comedy "Schräge Kerle" and much more. In the musical "all you need is love", he plays the first bass player of The Beatles, Stuart Sutcliffe and the producer Bert Kaempfert and George Martin.