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West End stars take to the stage for first Monday Night at the Apollo concert

Monday Night at the Apollo trio

West End stars took to the stage last night for the first of the Monday Night at the Apollo concerts.

The new concert series features an intimate evening of conversation and song hosted by Greg Barnett with some of the West End’s best-known performers.

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Performers share their most cherished memories and experiences from their careers, alongside performances of music which is personal to them, in a relaxed and informal theatrical celebration.

Aimie Atkinson
Aimie Atkinson. Photo: Danny Kaan
Cassidy Janson
Cassidy Janson. Photo: Danny Kaan

The shows are taking place in front of a socially distanced in person audience at London’s Apollo Theatre on Shaftesbury Avenue and streamed online to viewers at home.

The line up for the first show on Monday, 24 May will featured Aimie Atkinson (Six, Pretty Woman), Cassidy Janson (&Juliet, Beautiful) and Lucie Jones (Waitress, Rent).

Cedric Neal. Photo: Danny Kaan
Cedric Neal. Photo: Danny Kaan
Greg Barnett. Photo: Danny Kaan
Greg Barnett. Photo: Danny Kaan
Julian Ovenden
Julian Ovenden. Photo: Danny Kaan

They were joined by Cedric Neal (Chess, Mowtown the Musical) and Julian Ovenden (South Pacific, Downton Abbey) for a night of song and stagey chat.

The next concert will take place on 14 June and feature Shan Ako (Les Miserable, Xfactor), Arthur Darvill (Once, Doctor Who), Sophie Evans (Wicked, Wizard of Oz), Sandra Marvin (Waitress, Emmerdale) and Oliver Tompsett (&Juliet, Wicked).

Lucie Jones. Photo: Danny Kaan
Lucie Jones. Photo: Danny Kaan
Cast Chat. Photo: Danny Kaan
Cast Chat. Photo: Danny Kaan

You can get in-person here and online stream tickets from Thespie here. Streaming tickets offer on-demand access for 72 hours after purchase.

This concert series is features musical direction by George Dyer and is produced by Greg Barnett and Hugh Summers for Wild Mountain Productions Ltd.

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