NEWS: Alpha’s The Best of The West End to Take Place

The concert in aid of the Acting For Others charity will take place at the Royal Albert Hall on the 21st July.

This third Best Of The West End show has been created by Alpha’s Creative Director and West End star Ben Forster alongside choreographer Stephen Mear CBE, Lighting Designer Tim Lutkin and West End Musical Director Dr. Stuart Morley.

Alpha has also confirmed that £5 from every ticket sold, together with all profits made, will be donated to Acting for Others.

Talking about the news, Dame Judi Dench President, Acting for Others said: “We are incredibly grateful to be the chosen charity for Alpha’s The Best Of The West End at The Royal Albert Hall. Thank you to the wonderful creative team, Alpha Solutions and this spectacular cast. We hope you enjoy this special event and can join us in celebrating the reopening of this iconic venue in its 150th year.”

The line up for the upcoming concert is set to include: Ruthie Henshall, Ben Forster, Mica Paris, Layton Williams, John Owen-Jones, Matt Henry MBE, Sophie Evans and the Alpha Ambassadors of Arts, Lauren Samuels and mezzo-soprano Friederike Krum. Elsewhere, The Voice contestant Matthew Croke, known for his title role in Disney’s Aladdin will be performing some West End classics, whilst all-powerful, female supergroup WOMAN will perform their charity single “I’m A Woman”, (also from the 1995’s Leiber & Stoller-themed musical revue Smokey Joe’s Cafe). Brian May created this super talented group that consists of long time Killer Queen star and “Friend of Alpha” Mazz Murray alongside Kerry Ellis, Anna-Jane Casey and Gina Murray.

The concert will cover the breadth of musical theatre from classic hits to ground-breaking new musicals
including: Chicago, Wicked, West Side Story, 42nd Street, Jesus Christ Superstar, Les Mis, Sister Act among others.

The Best of The West End will take place at the Royal Albert Hall on the 21st July.

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