Overtures Piano Bar

Monday 1 April 2019

Music - Musical Theatre

A new sing-along musical theatre piano bar - OVERTURES - has now opened its doors, just fifty yards from Marble Arch at the City of Quebec.
Overtures Piano Bar

Image courtesy Overtures Piano Bar

Time to gather round the piano and sing your heart out at London's hottest new sing-along musical theatre piano bar OVERTURES, which has now opened its doors near Marble Arch.

Whether you sip cocktails, savour wine or love a beer, whether you are a discerning show-tunes aficionado or just want a drink, everyone is invited to enjoy the uplifting, magical feeling of musicals in this fun-filled and unique bar.

Located in the basement of LGBTQ pub, the City of Quebec, OVERTURES is London's answer to the renowned Marie's Crisis Café in New York.

The evenings are unplugged and spontaneous - it's just the crowd, the piano, the pianist and the showtunes.

There's no set list, no stage, no microphone and no shooshing.

Everyone's welcome to sing their heart out - or just stand and enjoy the musical mavens.

Promising to be riotous and rambunctious, the bar welcomes all ages, all sexual orientations, all backgrounds and all singing levels.

Songs on offer range from popular classics - such as Les Misérables, Wicked, My Fair Lady, The Sound of Music and Grease - to the cult showtunes from Stephen Sondheim's songbook and everything in between.

Similarly to its New York relation, walking into OVERTURES is like stepping back in time where people come together and gather nightly round the keys.

Spot a musical theatre celebrity relaxing after their show, or grab a traditional New York style cocktail and take a pew.

But, most importantly, sing!

Be one voice in a big crowd singing in unison.

Founder Ray Rackham commented ...

"We never anticipated the hunger of the general public of London, in needing a place to sing out loud until the wee small hours.

London welcomed this very New York institution with open arms, and I am delighted the pub and its clientele have entrusted my team to establish a singalong presence permanently in the heart of London."

OVERTURES will feature regular guest appearances from the famed pianists and singing bar tenders from Marie's Crisis Café and will also showcase homegrown talent in one, big, show- tune singing family.


Overtures Piano Bar

City of Quebec

12 Old Quebec Street


London W1H 7AF


Ongoing: Wednesday to Saturday from 6pm to 2am


Free entry

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