The Pirate Queen - charity gala performance

London theatre news: Sunday 3 November 2019

Galas - London West End - Musicals

Boublil And Schönberg's 'The Pirate Queen' will get a charity gala performance (in aid of Leukaemia UK) next February at the London Coliseum, marking its West End debut.
The Pirate Queen at the London Coliseum

Olivier nominee Rachel Tucker ('Come From Away', 'Wicked'), 'Britain's Got Talent' winner Jai McDowall and Matthew Pagan from Collabro are to headline a star-studded charity gala performance of Boublil And Schönberg's 'The Pirate Queen' at the London Coliseum on Sunday 23 February, 2020, with proceeds going to Leukaemia UK.

The Pirate Queen is based on the real-life story of Grace O'Malley - an Irish Chieftain and notorious pirate.

From the writers of Les Misérables and Miss Saigon, the show combines classic storytelling and a sweeping score, with the powerful, vibrant traditions of Irish dance and song, to create a modern musical event that is both historic romance and a timeless epic.

The Pirate Queen opened on Broadway in 2007 and this concert production marks its West End debut.

Tickets for this charity gala are priced from £36 and go on sale to ENO Members on Thursday 7 November at 12 noon, with public booking opening on Friday 8 November at 10am.

Show listing information


Charity gala performance of Boublil And Schönberg's 'The Pirate Queen' in a concert production marking its West End debut.

Based on the real-life story of history's Grace O'Malley - an Irish Chieftain and notorious pirate, 'The Pirate Queen' is an adventure chronicling the compelling, inspiring heroine who led an extraordinary life as a rogue, lover and mother in 16th-century Ireland.

To protect her people and save her one true love, O'Malley must confront the one woman more powerful than her - her fierce rival, Queen Elizabeth I of England.


Rachel Tucker

Jai McDowall

Matthew Pagan

Hannah Waddingham

Steph Parry

Emma Norman

Earl Carpenter

Daniel Boys

Featured ensemble:

Pearce Barron

Trudi Camilleri

Sabrina Carter

Shaun Dalton

Adam Dawson

Callum Heinrich

Jade Johnson

Harry Mills

Charlotte Payne

Sophie Reeves

Jak Skelly


Skye Adams

Thomas Ball

Jeremy Batt

Mary-Jean Caldwell

Sinead O Callaghan

Christopher Cameron

Jordan Castle

Alfie Doohan

Charlie Ellerton

Judicel Eslao

Nicola Espallardo

Amy Everett

Lois Morgan Gay

Aidan Harkins

Siwan Henderson

Hannah-Grace Lawson

James Mateo-Salt

Scarlett Maltman

Ethan Tanner

Harry Winchester

Cristian Zaccarini


Author: Book by Alain Boublil, Claude-Michel Schönberg, Richard Maltby, Jr.
Composer: Claude-Michel Schönberg
Lyricist: Alain Boublil, Richard Maltby, Jr.
Director: Drew Baker
Designer: Ben M Rogers
Production: Tom Gribby


London Coliseum
St Martin's Lane


From: Sunday 23 February 2020

Closed: Sunday 23 February 2020


Standard: From £50


Show website
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