About Facing East in Concert

Based on Carol Lynn Pearson's stirring play, FACING EAST is a new and intimate musical by David Rigano and Mark-Eugene Garcia.

FACING EAST follows an upstanding American Mormon couple who unexpectedly meet their gay son's partner whilst dealing with his death. When they're forced to face a reality long ignored, they must balance their beliefs with their emotions and make peace with this stranger in order to make peace with their loss.

Now making its UK premiere for one night only at the West End's Lyric Theatre, this is one of the first opportunities to hear the soaring new score of this emerging musical following workshops in Dallas and Chicago and ahead of its first fully staged production in 2016. Starring Alasdair Harvey (WE WILL ROCK YOU), Rebecca Lock (PHANTOM), Peter DiCesare (FACING EAST Dallas), Michael Vinsen (THE BOOK OF MORMON) and narrated by Harriet Thorpe (WICKED), FACING EAST IN CONCERT is your opportunity be amongst the first to witness this powerful new musical as it completes its development.

Facing East in Concert Performance Dates & Times

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The Venue

Find out more about the venue for your show: Directions, Transport options and facilities.

Where is Facing East in Concert?

29 Shaftesbury Avenue London W1D 7ES
  • Nearest Bus stop: (Shaftesbury Avenue) 12, 14, 19, 38; (Regent Street) 6, 13, 15, 23, 88, 94, 139, 159, 453
  • Parking: Brewer Street (3mins)
  • Nearest Night Bus: (Shaftesbury Avenue) 14, N19, N38; (Regent Street) 6, 12, 23, 88, 94, 139, 159, 453, N3, N13, N15, N109, N18, N136
  • Nearest Tube: Bakerloo, Piccadilly
  • Directions:

    (3mins) Take Shaftesbury Avenue along the side where the famous illuminated signs are. The theatre will be on your left about 100 metres along.

  • Nearest Station: Charing Cross

Facilities

  • Air conditioned
  • Bar
  • Disabled toilets
  • Infrared hearing loop
  • Toilets
  • Wheelchair accessible