The Show Must Go On! Live at the Palace Theatre is set to be broadcast worldwide on Sunday 6 June at 7pm. You can watch the show completely for free via The Show Must Go On! YouTube channel.
Announced by Theatre Support Fund+, audiences will be able to tune in to the sold-out run’s final performance – available to watch for the seven days following the live broadcast.
The production will be filmed by National Theatre Live, and sees the world’s most iconic musicals return to the West End stage with a stunning concert performance that audiences can watch from the comfort of their homes for free.
Set to be the biggest celebration of musical theatre this year with 18 of the biggest musicals in London West End all performing, shows include Tina – The Tina Turner Musical, Dear Evan Hansen, Everybody’s Talking About Jamie, SIX, Hamilton, The Book of Mormon, Wicked, Royal Shakespeare Company’s Matilda The Musical, & Juliet, Les Misérables, Disney’s The Lion King, The Prince of Egypt, Come From Away, The Phantom Of The Opera, Mary Poppins, MAMMA MIA!, Back to the Future The Musical and Pretty Woman The Musical along with a thrilling line-up of West End talent, a multi award winning creative team and the finest musicians in London.
The announcement follows an incredible year for Theatre Support fund+, raising over £900,000 for theatre charities from their renowned The Show Must Go On! merchandise.
All profits from the concert will go to Acting for Others and Phoebe Waller-Bridge’s charity, Fleabag Support Fund.
The concert will be hosted by musical theatre legends, Bonnie Langford and Trevor Dion Nicholas.
Performances and performers include Aisha Jawando in a performance from Tina – The Tina Turner Musical, Marcus Harman in a performance from Dear Evan Hansen, Sharan Phull in a performance from Everybody’s Talking About Jamie, Collette Guitart and Hana Stewart who will alternate in a performance from SIX, Trevor Dion Nicholas in a performance from Hamilton,Dom Simpson and Tom Xander in a performance fromThe Book of Mormon, Laura Pick in a performance from Wicked, Tilly-Raye Bayer, Imogen Cole, Alyssa D’Souza, Alex Munden and Carly Thoms in a performance from the Royal Shakespeare Company’s Matilda the Musical, Jordan Luke Gage in a performance from& Juliet, John Owen Jones in a performance from Les Misérables, Kayi Ushe and Janique Charles in a performance from Disney’s The Lion King, Christine Allado and Alexia Khadime in a performance fromThe Prince of Egypt, Alice Fearn in a performance fromCome From Away, Lucy St Louis and Rhys Whitfield in a performance fromThe Phantom Of The Opera, Zizi Strallen in a performance from Mary Poppins and Mazz Murray in a performance from Mamma Mia!.
In addition, Olly Dobson in a performance from Back to the Future The Musical and Aimie Atkinson in a performance from Pretty Woman The Musical. There will also be a choir of 16 which is made up of Musical Theatre 2020 graduates.
The concert will include a brand-new opening number, written by West End musical writing duo Stiles & Drewe called “The Show Must Go On!” which celebrates the theatre industry in these current times.
Multi-award winning creative team includes Luke Sheppard and Anna Fox, who will direct the concert, Stephen Brooker as musical supervisor, set design by Soutra Gilmour, lighting design by Howard Hudson. Sound design by Adam Fisher, video design by Fray Studio and Stuart Morley as musical director.
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