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

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

 

SUNDAY 19 JUNE 2011

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

LINKS

West End Live website