HAMILTON, FROZEN and more at WEST END LIVE 2021
Thousands of theater fans flocked to Trafalgar Square in central London today, which has been transformed into an open-air theater like no other for West End LIVE 2021 – Europe’s largest free theater festival – marking the moving return of London’s premier theater after an 18-month shutdown.
The free weekend musical theater festival has been around for over 15 years and has its best lineup this year, with nearly 50 shows and numbers and around 700 performers.
We’ve got the West End LIVE debut of longtime favorites Hamilton and The Book Of Mormon – plus a plethora of new hit shows including Disney’s Frozen, Andrew Lloyd Webber Cinderella, The Prince Of Egypt, Dear Evan Hansen, Pretty Woman. : The Musical and many more.
West End LIVE is co-hosted by the Society of London Theater (SOLT) and Westminster City Council – and is part of Westminster’s Inside Out festival this year.
Julian Bird, Managing Director of SOLT, said:
“It’s fantastic to be able to bring West End LIVE back this year. I can’t imagine a better way to once again welcome our beloved productions and celebrate the incredible talent, resilience and creativity on our stages, and put on an unforgettable spectacle to the countless theater-goers who have supported our industry. with so much passion in his difficult time. ‘
West End LIVE returns tomorrow (Sunday 19 September) for yet another day of celebrating the best and brightest of the London scene.
Full details of the event are available at www.westendlive.co.uk
Photo credit: Pamela Raith
Hamilton, The Phantom of the Opera, Les Misérables, Mary Poppins
Come from afar
Cinderella by Andrew Lloyd Webber