3 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.
Musical theatre concerts you need to see
West End Proms
See musical theatre stars including John Owen-Jones, Jodie Steele and Jon Robyns sing some of the West End and Broadway’s musical theatre classics at West End Proms. For one night only, the Old Royal Naval College will come alive with the sound of musicals, as a 32 piece orchestra accompanies talented musical theatre stars in the heart of central London. If you want to hear a range of songs from musicals across the year, you’ll want to see West End Proms.
Sunday Favourites – Danielle Hope
The final of four concerts to be held at The Other Palace over the coming months, Danielle Hope will close the series in spectacular fashion. Winning Over the Rainbow in 2011 and cast as Dorothy in The Wizard of Oz, Hope’s career has gone from strength to strength. Since the competition, she has starred in Les Miserables as Eponine, Maria in The Sound of Music and Sandy in Grease, performing in the West End and national productions around the country. Recently, Hope played the title role in Snow White at the London Palladium, but now’s your chance to hear the impressive vocalist in a solo concert, sure to perform songs from her impressive theatre CV.
Considered the “real life” Billy Elliot, join Ben Forster at the Theatre Royal Haymarket for one night only. Since winning ITV’s Superstar and playing Jesus in a world arena tour of the production, Forster has quickly established himself as a force in British musical theatre. In recent years, he has starred in Elf, The Phantom of the Opera and The Rocky Horror Show. Hear candid stories from his career, as well as songs from across the ages at this one-night-only concert.