West End LIVE Returns with Stellar Line-up of Musical Theatre Shows in Trafalgar Square

Friday, June 9, 2023

The highly anticipated West End LIVE festival is back in London’s Trafalgar Square this June, bringing together 40 top West End shows for two days of free performances

Trafalgar Square, West End Live 2022. Photo: Pamela Raith
Trafalgar Square, West End Live 2022. Photo: Pamela Raith

The West End LIVE festival, Europe's largest free musical theatre festival, is set to take place in Trafalgar Square on Saturday, June 17 and Sunday, June 18, 2023. This eagerly awaited celebration of London's renowned theatre scene promises an extraordinary showcase of talent, featuring 40 top West End shows.

The festival's impressive line-up includes a mix of performances from beloved favourites and exciting newcomers. Audiences can look forward to captivating highlights from long-running hits like Cabaret, Grease The Musical, Hamilton, Les Misérables, Disney's The Lion King, Mamma Mia!, Matilda The Musical, SIX, We Will Rock You, and Wicked. This year's event will also see some productions making their West End LIVE debut, including Ain't Too Proud, Aspects Of Love, Rodgers & Hammerstein's Oklahoma!, and The Time Traveller's Wife: The Musical.

Run by Westminster City Council in partnership with the Society of London Theatre (SOLT), and with the support of the Mayor of London, West End LIVE aims to bring people of all ages to central London to experience the best of the West End, including its thriving theatre scene, culinary delights, fashion, nightlife, and shopping.

Councillor Tim Roca, Deputy Leader and Cabinet Member for Young People, Learning and Leisure, is excited about the upcoming event: "West End Live is a highlight of the Westminster calendar, and we're very excited to invite fans to another weekend of incredible live performances in Trafalgar Square. Westminster City Council is committed to making live theatre, culture, and the arts accessible for all of our communities, and events like this are a fantastic celebration of the world-class theatre we have right on our doorstep."

West End LIVE 2023 promises to be an unforgettable experience for musical theatre enthusiasts, offering a unique opportunity to witness the magic of the West End's finest shows, all in one place. Don't miss out on this free extravaganza celebrating the best of London's theatre and culture scene.

For more information, including a list of shows appearing at West End LIVE 2023, visit www.westendlive.co.uk