7 musical theatre concerts in London you won’t want to miss
If you’re looking to experience the very best of what London’s musical theatre scene has to offer without the structure of a full-length musical, why not head to concerts around the city? See some of the West End’s biggest names take to the microphone as part of a series of solo concerts or a headline act in a festival-style performance as stages across the capital will be home to unforgettable nights of entertainment.
Concerts for any musical theatre lover
Based on the Nobel Prize-winning novel by Boris Pasternak, prepare to be taken on an epic journey of heart-breaking romance, following the search for love during the final days in Tsarist Russia. Ramin Karimloo and Celinde Schoenmaker will star in two concert performances of Doctor Zhivago at Cadogan Hall on 1st September.
Currently playing Katherine Howard in Six at the Arts Theatre, Aimie Atkinson will start a series of ‘Sunday Favourites’ concerts at The Other Palace. Previously appearing in In the Heights and Legally Blonde, Atkinson is sure to deliver a powerhouse performance on 15th September
Best known for playing Elphaba in Wicked, Alice Fearn will take to the stage in the ‘Sunday Favourites’ series. Previously starring in West End shows including Les Miserables, Shrek the Musical, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels and Into the Woods, Fearn is set to deliver a sensational performance encompassing her impressive West End career.
After winning The X Factor, McElderry has enjoyed a glittering theatrical career. On stage, McElderry has played the titular role in a national touring production of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, also appearing in Thriller Live and Tommy. McElderry will perform on 6th October.
Currently starring as Doctor Pomatter in Waitress, he has also played Charlie Price in Kinky Boots, Guy in Once and appeared in One Man, Two Guvnors. Set to deliver a charming performance as part of the ‘Sunday Favourites’ series, Hunter will perform musical theatre songs with original material on 27th October.
Currently starring in Hamilton as Marquis de Lafayette and Thomas Jefferson, Jason Pennycooke is an Olivier Award-nominated actor who has enjoyed a glittering West End career. Pennycooke has also appeared in Memphis and Guys and Dolls, as well as choreographing Porgy and Bess at the Savoy Theatre. Don’t miss out on his one-night-only concert on 3rd November.
Best known for playing Heather Chandler in Heathers at The Other Palace and at the Theatre Royal Haymarket, Jodie Steele will round off the latest series of ‘Sunday Favourites’ at The Other Palace. Steele has performed in Wicked as Elphaba, as well as Jesus Christ Superstar, Legally Blonde and Rent.