News: West End Musical Christmas Live at the Palace Theatre

Deck the halls with holly and get out those jingle bells as the biggest stars from West End musicals celebrate the festive season in West End Musical Christmas – Live at the Palace Theatre.

West End Musical Christmas, a celebration of musical theatre and all things Christmas from the producers of West End Musical Drive In and ‘West End Musical Brunch’ in association with Nica Burns, will play six performances from 17 – 20 December, 2020 at the Palace Theatre.

The line-up features the West End’s biggest stars including:
Alice Fearn – Beverly in ‘Come From Away’ and Elphaba in ‘Wicked’
Sophie Evans – Glinda in ‘Wicked’
Ben Forster – The Phantom in ‘The Phantom Of The Opera’, Jesus in ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’
Shanay Holmes – Rachel in ‘The Bodyguard’, Joanne in ‘Rent’, who was recently nominated for a Black British Theatre Award, and hosts the evening
Rachel John – Angelica Schuyler in ‘Hamilton’, Mimi in ‘Rent’
Jamie Muscato – Jason Dean in ‘Heathers’, Tony in ‘West Side Story’
Trevor Dion Nicholas – the Genie in ‘Aladdin’ and George Washington in ‘Hamilton’
Layton Williams – Jamie New in ‘Everybody’s Talking About Jamie’, Angel in ‘Rent’

More special guests will be unwrapped during this all-singing, all-dancing extravaganza of a concert!

As with all West End Musical productions the audience will ‘become the cast’ and will be immersed in the wonderful world of musicals from the moment they enter the theatre.

‘West End Musical Christmas’ will be the grand finale of Nimax Theatre’s autumn season of socially distanced shows. A percentage of profits will be donated to Acting For Others.

Capacity at the Palace Theatre has been reduced to comply with COVID-19 Secure guidelines for social distancing plus robust risk mitigation. In addition to hand sanitation, face coverings and track and trace, other measures will include contactless tickets, temperature testing and the deep clean and sanitation of the theatre.

Creative team:
Director Tom Jackson Greaves
Cheorgraphy Sha Barclay
Music Direction Richard Beadle

Produced by Chris Steward & Shanay Holmes for West End Musical Productions in association with Nica Burns

Nica Burns Chief Executive of Nimax Theatres said: “I am absolutely delighted to be welcoming Shanay Holmes and Chris Steward of West End Musical Productions as they make their West End producing debut with these joyful, fun and festive concerts at the Palace Theatre. I am a huge fan of their weekly West End Musical Brunch concerts in secret locations and their lock down drive-in musicals which sell out quickly. These concerts are going to be a wonderful way of celebrating Christmas in the company of a fantastic cast of West End stars so book your tickets now.”

West End Musical Productions create exciting new ways for fans to experience and celebrate musical theatre. ‘West End Musical Brunch’, London’s sell-out musical theatre themed party and immersive dining experience was forced to close temporarily due to lockdown. ‘West End Musical Drive In’ was set up in July and was the first live musical theatre concert to happen after lockdown. It has since become the biggest musical theatre concert series in history with over 70 star performers including Kerry Ellis, John Owen Jones, Alice Fearn, Layton Williams, Rachel Tucker, Trevor Dion Nicholas, Jamie Muscato, Sophie Evans, Louise Dearman, Lucie Jones, and 1000’s of guests attending 13 sell out concerts over three months.

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  1. No December show happening over here.

    Charlotte Ballet’s production of Nutcracker got postponed. And Wicked, the tour that was coming to Charlotte in December, got postponed. Blumenthal has two big theaters- Belk and Ovens. Ovens is helpful when a tour arrives, and Belk isn’t available- so they end up at Ovens instead.

    Blumenthal now has postponed their tours till April

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