West End LIVE returns on June 25th / 26th

It’s back! The ever-popular free event that is West End LIVE showcases top performances from top West End musicals, live in Trafalgar Square in the heart of London’s TheatreLand.

The days run as follows: Saturday 25th June: 11am – 5pm
Sunday 26th June: 12 midday – 5pm

Please remember that no tickets are required and entry is on a first come, first served basis- so get there early!!

West End LIVE is presented by Westminster City Council and the Society of London Theatre with support from the Mayor of London.

Find out more information here

Have a night in with some of your favourite musicals on the BBC

The talented performers from FROZEN, DREAMGIRLS, and – Jason Manford

UK audiences can watch via BBC iPlayer a 90-minute celebration of all things musical theatre, recorded on Saturday 29 January at the AO Arena in Manchester. The Big Night of Musicals by the National Lottery (had to get their name in there, didn’t they?) is packed with sensational performances from the casts of the UK’s biggest West End and touring shows and some very special one-off collaborations.

Performing some of some of the biggest songs in musical theatre are the casts of Dreamgirls, Back to the Future, Dear Evan Hansen, Tina – The Tina Turner Musical, Bat Out of Hell, Andrew Lloyd Webber’s School of Rock, & Juliet and Waitress. For the first time, Disney shows The Lion King, Beauty and the Beast and Frozen unite on stage for an exclusive medley.

Also performing are the casts of new hit musicals The Drifters Girl and Get Up, Stand Up! The Bob Marley Musical. Plus, a performance from the cast of The Wiz.

The show also features bespoke short films shining a spotlight on the musical theatre industry.

It will be available on BBC iPlayer for a year.

To find the show, click here

Free London Musical extravaganza – at WEST END LIVE 2019

West End Live last year. Image by Pamela Raith Photography

Next weekend, 22/23 June, West End LIVE is back at London’s Trafalgar Square, where the place will be thronged with musical lovers enjoying a fun afternoon in the (please!) sun and listening to some of the great performers currently gracing the West End in extracts from London’s greatest musicals – and its all free!

The event is free to the public. No tickets are required, with entry operated on a first come, first served basis. On Saturday the event runs from 11am to 5pm and on Sunday it’s 12noon- 5pm, with doors opening up to 45 minutes before the above start times. Remember you may have to queue to get in, as the event is incredibly popular.

The schedule includes over 50 performances scheduled to take place over the course of the weekend.

Make your weekend memorable with West End LIVE!

For more information, schedules of acts and more, click here

West End LIVE is presented by Westminster City Council and the Society of London Theatre with support from the Mayor of London.