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.
West End Live 2018 in Trafalgar Square

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:

Disney's Aladdin

Bat Out Of Hell The Musical

Brief Encounter





Everybody's Talking About Jamie

Heathers The Musical

Kinky Boots

Kiss Me, Kate

Knights Of The Rose

Disney's The Lion King

Little Shop Of Horrors


Mamma Mia!

Matilda The Musical

Les Misérables

Motown The Musical

The Phantom Of The Opera


A Spoonful Of Sherman

Strictly Ballroom The Musical

Thriller Live

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.

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