Returning to Trafalgar Square on the 16th and 17th June, the full list of shows taking part in the open air performances have been announced.
The packed programme of shows set to perform across the two days of performances will include crowd-pleasers such as Disney’s The Lion King, Wicked, Les Misérables, Mamma Mia!, The Phantom Of The Opera and Disney’s Aladdin. These will be mixed with seven new shows that will be making their West End Live debut including Eugenius!, 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.
Meanwhile, the showcase of West End shows will lead up to a performance from Britain’s Got Talent winners Collabro on Saturday 16 June, and an exclusive cabaret of West End stars on Sunday 17 June.
West End Live is produced and organised by Westminster City Council and Society of London Theatre (SOLT) to offer a celebration of London’s theatre scene including fun photo opportunities, meet-and-greets, merchandise stalls, refreshments and sing-alongs as well as the performances on stage.
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.”
The full list of shows taking part this year is as follows:
-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
It was also confirmed that 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 take place at Trafalgar Square on the 16th and 17th June. For more information visit: https://www.westendlive.co.uk/