If you aren’t into football this weekend what else is there to do? A lot, especially if you’re a Beatles fan.
“Backbeat,” the British musical about the birth of the legendary rock group opened Wednesday at the Ahmanson Theatre and runs through March 1 and although it is a musical, I thought it was more of a play in that they take you through the early years before the Beatles were “The Beatles.”
It’s a lot of fun whether you’re a Beatles aficionado or not. Learn more here and listen to this interview with Daniel Healy, who plays Paul McCartney:
If you can’t make that, there’s the Beatles Fest this weekend at the Laemmle Noho 7 theater in North Hollywood. The mini-film festival is part of a city-wide celebration of John, Paul, George and Ringo.