The first line up of West End stars performing in The Show Must Go On! Live concerts have been announced.
Taking place at the Palace Theatre in January, the shows will see performances from the cast of long-running shows with ticket are on sale now. Profits will go to Acting For Others and The Fleabag Support Fund.
Performances confirmed are:
Aisha Jawando in a performance from Tina – The Tina Turner Musical
Sam Tutty in a performance from Dear Evan Hansen
Layton Williams in a performance from Everybody’s Talking About Jamie
Collette Guitart and Hana Stewart in a performance from Six
Gavin Spokes in a performance from Hamilton
Dom Simpson and Tom Xander in a performance from The Book of Mormon
Helen Woolfe and 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
Shan Ako and Frances Ruffelle in a performance from Les Misérables
Cast members in a performance from Disney’s The Lion King
Christine Allado and Alexia Khadime in a performance from The Prince of Egypt
Alice Fearn in a performance from Come From Away
Holly-Anne Hull and Rhys Whitfield in a performance from The Phantom Of The Opera
Zizi Strallen in a performance from Mary Poppins
Mazz Murray in a performance from Mamma Mia!
They will be joined by a 16-storng choir of 2020 musical theatre graduates.
There will also be a special opening number penned by Stiles & Drewe especially for the show.
The concerts will take place on January 20 to 24 at the Palace Theatre. Tickets are on sale now here.
Luke Sheppard and Anna Fox will direct the concerts with set design by Soutra Gilmour, lighting design by Neil Austin and Howard Hudson, video design by Finn Ross and Fray Studio, sound design by Adam Fisher and musical supervision and conduction by Stephen Brooker. The concerts are produced by Theatre Support Fund+ and Take Two Theatricals..
Nica Burns, Chief Executive of Nimax theatres, said: “We are delighted to be hosting these special concerts: The Show Must Go On Live! at the Palace Theatre where all profits will be going to theatre charities.
“It warms the heart to see all these fantastic West End shows coming together to benefit our community. A big thank you to everyone taking part on stage and off and a special shout out to the producers, The Theatre Support Fund+ and Take Two Theatricals for making it happen.
“Please rush to buy tickets and help out whilst enjoying a wonderful, socially distanced evening!”