Yes, it’s that time of year again and we can’t wait for the free theatre festival West End Live to return to Trafalgar Square on the weekend of 22 and 23 June. Want to know which shows are performing at this year’s event, from old favourites to first-timers? Then read on…
The line-up will feature first time appearances from new hits Come From Away, Only Fools And Horses The Musical, Waitress, 9 To 5 The Musical, Fiddler On The Roof and Magic Mike Live amongst others – as well as the return of much-loved classics like Les Misérables, The Phantom Of The Opera, Wicked and Disney’s The Lion King.
Audiences will also get exclusive previews of hotly anticipated shows yet to arrive in the West End, including the Gloria Estefan musical On Your Feet!, Shakespearean pop musical & Juliet, dance spectacular Heartbeat Of Home (from the company behind Riverdance) and the Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre production of Jesus Christ Superstar.
West End LIVE, produced and organised by Westminster City Council and Society of London Theatre (SOLT) with support from the Mayor of London, celebrates London’s world-leading West End theatre scene, which continues to break audience and box office records. Now in its 15th year, the totally free, unticketed event attracts tens of thousands of theatre fans to Trafalgar Square over the weekend.
Julian Bird, chief executive of SOLT and UK Theatre, said:
“Following another record-breaking year for London’s theatre industry, it is fantastic to be back in Trafalgar Square, continuing our partnership with the City of Westminster to showcase the extraordinary talent and creativity of so many top West End productions. Nowhere else do theatre fans get the opportunity to see exclusive live performances from their favourite shows – and all for free.”
The list of shows performing at West End LIVE 2019 is as follows: Disney’s Aladdin, Avenue Q, BalletBoyz, Brainiac Live, Come From Away, Everybody’s Talking About Jamie, Fiddler On The Roof, Heartbeat Of Home, Jesus Christ Superstar, & Juliet, Disney’s The Lion King, Magic Mike Live, Mamma Mia!, Matilda The Musical, Les Misérables, On Your Feet!, Only Fools And Horses The Musical, The Phantom Of The Opera, Six, Thriller Live, Tina – The Tina Turner Musical, The View UpStairs, Waitress, Wicked, The Worst Witch, Yummy and 9 To 5 The Musical.
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