Line-up announced for WEST END LIVE
The full list of shows for West End LIVE 2018 has been released. A packed schedule of productions will be performing on 16-17 June 2018, featuring popular crowd-pleasers Disney’s The Lion King, Wicked, Les Misérables, Mamma Mia!, The Phantom Of The Opera, Disney’s Aladdin, Dreamgirls, Bat Out Of Hell The Musical, Kinky Boots, Matilda The Musical, Motown The Musical, Everybody’s Talking about Jamie and Thriller Live.
Several new arrivals to London’s West End will also be making their West End LIVE debuts, including Tina: The Tina Turner Musical, Strictly Ballroom The Musical, Eugenius!, Brief Encounter, Little Shop Of Horrors, Chicago, Heathers The Musical, Kiss Me, Kate, Knights Of The Rose, Six, Circolombia and Madagascar – A Musical Adventure.
Produced and organised by Westminster City Council and Society of London Theatre (SOLT), with support from the Mayor of London, West End LIVE is an annual highlight of London’s cultural calendar, with performances, fun photo opportunities, meet-and-greets, merchandise stalls, refreshments and sing-alongs attracting thousands of theatre fans young and old across the weekend.
London theatre audiences topped 15 million last year for the first time since records began, and West End LIVE – the largest free event of its kind and now in its 14th year – demonstrates the continuing strength of the city’s world-leading theatre landscape.
Full list of shows participating in 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
For the first time, West End LIVE has partnered with Magic Radio, and top Magic presenters Ruthie Henshall, Emma B, Harriet Scott, Richard Allinson, Paul Hayes, Tom Price and Lynn Parsons will be hosting the weekend and introducing performances from the West End LIVE stage.
West End LIVE will be BSL interpreted by Sue MacLaine and Marco Nardi.
Photo: Rosie Bambury