Tina: The Tina Turner Musical, Strictly Ballroom, Chicago and Bat Out of Hell: The Musical are just some of the hit shows announced for West End Live next month.
Now in its 14th year, West End Live is an annual event which showcases some of the best shows in London’s theatre-land, as well as fun activities, merchandise stalls, refreshments and sing-alongs for theatre fans young and old.
Attracting thousands of theatre fans, the free event takes place on 16-17 June in London’s Trafalgar Square and will have performances from long running shows likes Wicked, Les Miserables & Thriller Live as well as new and upcoming shows such as Heathers The Musical, Six and Knights of the Rose.
The colourful showcase will culminate in a performance from chart-topping Britain’s Got Talent winners Collabro on Saturday 16 June, and an exclusive cabaret of West End stars on Sunday 17 June.
Produced and organised by Westminster City Council and Society of London Theatre (SOLT), with support from the Mayor of London, West End Live will be hosted by Magic Radio presenters Ruthie Henshall, Emma B, Harriet Scott, Richard Allinson, Paul Hayes, Tom Price and Lynn Parsons.
Julian Bird, chief executive of SOLT and UK Theatre, said:
“We are delighted to be continuing our partnership with the City of Westminster to bring the casts of London’s great shows to Trafalgar Square, giving theatre fans the chance to see exclusive performances for free. West End Live is a unique celebration of our world-leading theatre industry, and this year promises to be as diverse and entertaining as ever.”
Full list of shows performing at West End Live 2018
Bat Out Of Hell The Musical
Everybody’s Talking About Jamie
Heathers The Musical
Kiss Me, Kate
Knights Of The Rose
Disney’s The Lion King
Little Shop Of Horrors
Matilda The Musical
Motown The Musical
The Phantom Of The Opera
A Spoonful Of Sherman
Strictly Ballroom The Musical
Tina: The Tina Turner Musical
Date and Time: Saturday 16 June 11AM – 5PM // Sunday 17 June 12PM – 5PM
Location: Trafalgar Square, London, WC2N 5DN
Tickets: Free, no ticket required