West End Live 2018
Wednesday 30 May 2018
Free events - London West End - Musicals
The line-up of shows taking part in this year's West End Live has been announced - the free event takes place on 16 and 17 June.
Photo: Pamela Raith
Spread over 2 days - 16 and 17 June this year - this is a free event in London's Trafalgar Square that takes place annually.
West End LIVE is presented by Westminster City Council and the Society of London Theatre with support from the Mayor of London.
The event celebrates and promotes London's cultural offering and is a key fixture in the capital's event calendar, growing in popularity year-on-year.
This year the event will take place from 11am to 5pm on Saturday 16 June, and from 12 noon to 5pm on Sunday 17 June.
Now in its fourteenth year, the event features performances from London's West End musicals on a specially built stage in Trafalgar Square.
In 2017 more than 30 shows performed over the course of the weekend to an audience of thousands.
Shows taking part this year include:
Bat Out Of Hell The Musical
Everybody's Talking About Jamie
Heathers The Musical
Kiss Me, Kate
Knights Of The Rose
Disney's The Lion King
Little Shop Of Horrors
Matilda The Musical
Motown The Musical
The Phantom Of The Opera
A Spoonful Of Sherman
Strictly Ballroom The Musical
Tina: The Tina Turner Musical
Merchandise, refreshments and interactive, family-friendly exhibits will also be available in the square during the event.
Best of all, it's entirely free and no tickets are required, though entry is on a first come, first seved basis - so you're advised to turn-up early.