The UK’s first musical theatre fan convention is set to take place at the ExCel London on the 22nd and 23rd October.
New for 2022, musical theatre fans will be able to come together to celebrate the world of musicals in this newly announced Musical Con which will take place at the London ExCel in October.
The ambassadors for the event include: Aimie Atkinson, Kerry Ellis, Alice Fearn,Ben Forster, Jodie Steele, Trevor Dion Nicholas, Omari Douglas, Shanay Holmes, Jenna Russell
and Layton Williams. Meanwhile, over thirty special guest have also been announced including musical theatre supergroup SVN (Millie O’Connell, Natalie May Paris, Grace Mouat, Alexia McIntosh, Jarneia Richard-Noel, Maiya Quansah-Breed), Kelly Agbowu, Jocasta Almgill, Luke Bayer, Nikki Bentley, Lauren Byrne, Maddison Bullyment, Tarinn Callender, Lauren Drew, Hiba Elchikhe, Emma Hatton, Sophie Isaacs, Cassidy Janson, Aisha Jawando, Idriss Kargbo, Emma Kingston, Bobby Little, Carl Mann, Jason Pennycooke, Laura Pick, Karl Queensborough, Jon Robyns, Sharon Rose, Charlie Stemp, Ivano Turco, Michael Xavier & Mitch Zhangazha. More special guests will be announced in the run up to the weekend long event.
During the weekend, fans will have the opportunity to meet the stars, celebrate the shows, and learn from the professionals. Everyone is invited to join in with an epic cosplay competition, fan meetups, musical lip-sync battles and show sing-alongs.
The Main Stage will be where fans enjoy unique performances, surprise cast reunions, interviews, Q&As, discussion panels and show spotlights. At Stage Door fans can get up close and personal with their stage faves with meet and greets and photo and autograph opportunities. Theatreland will host interactive show experiences, a marketplace full of stalls selling fandom merch and memorabilia, shops selling musical theatre clothing and accessories, and even a musical theatre themed café. In the Backstage area, enthusiasts will enjoy an extensive selection of musical theatre workshops, masterclasses, and talks run by the cast and creatives of the shows.
West End Musical Productions (West End Musical Drive In, West End Musical Celebration) organise Musical Con with the support of the Society of London Theatre (SOLT).
To keep up to date with all the latest information and to book tickets for the event visit: https://www.musicalcon.co.uk/