The timetable has been published for West End Live, the free annual theatre event that returns to London this weekend, Saturday 18 and Sunday 19 June 2011.

West End Live 2011This year the event will be held in Trafalgar Square whilst renovations continue in its traditional home of Leicester Square and promises to be a spectacular celebration of West End shows.

West End musicals taking part in the weekend include Rock of Ages, Betty Blue Eyes, Ghost The Musical, The Wizard Of Oz, Million Dollar Quartet, Shrek The Musical, Lend Me A Tenor and the Open Air Theatre’s new production of Crazy For You. Also new this year will be performances from the madcap The Flying Karamazov Brothers, CBBC’s Dan and Jeff in Potted Potter and ZooNation’s Some Like It Hip Hop.

They will be joined by long-running shows including Stomp, War Horse, Legally Blonde The Musical, Love Never Dies, Mamma Mia!, The Lion KingBilly Elliot The Musical, Jersey Boys, Thriller Live, Priscilla Queen Of The Desert The Musical, Chicago, Wicked and We Will Rock You.

Stars will be out in force for the event, with performances promised by some of the West End’s top talent, including Over The Rainbow winner Danielle Hope (The Wizard of Oz), Lee Mead (Legally Blonde) and Sarah Lancashire (Betty Blue Eyes).

There will also be performances from Free Run, the West End Gospel Choir, The Gleeks and the London Gay Men’s Chorus and exhibits from the Science Museum, London Film Museum and National Gallery.

This year’s event will run from 11am to 6pm on Saturday 18 June and 12pm to 6pm on Sunday 19 June.

WEST END LIVE 2011 TIMETABLE

SATURDAY 18 JUNE 2011

11.00Million Dollar Quartet
11.20Free Run
11.35Wicked
11.43Love Never Dies
11.50Billy Elliot
11.55War Horse
12.00Lend Me a Tenor
12.15Legally Blonde
12.30Betty Blue Eyes
12.45Chicago
13.00We Will Rock You
13.20Jersey Boys
13.45Mamma Mia
14.00Thriller Live
14.25Flying Karamazov Brothers
14.40Ghost The Musical
14.55Rock of Ages
15.10Crazy For You
15.25West End Kids
15.40Bob The Builder
15.55Rock of Ages
16.10Mark Jermin Stage School
16.20West End Gospel Choir
16.35London Gay Men’s Chorus
16.55Dan and Laura Curtis
17.10Helena Blackman
17.20Some Like It Hip Hop
17.35Priscilla Queen of The Desert
17.50Stomp
18.00SHOW CLOSES

 

SUNDAY 19 JUNE 2011

12.00Stomp
12.15All Join In And Other Stories
12.30The Wizard of Oz
12.40Thriller Live
13.05Disney’s The Lion King
13.20Shrek The Musical
13.35Rock of Ages
13.50West End Gospel Choir
14.10Mamma Mia!
14.25Potted Potter
14.40The Gleeks
14.55Bob the Builder
15.10Jersey Boys
15.35Rock of Ages
15.50Helena Blackman
16.00Julie Atherton
16.15EverYoung
16.30Sylvia Young Theatre School
16.50National Youth Music Theatre
17.15Congo Faith Healers
18.00EVENT CLOSES

LINKS

West End Live website