After a record breaking on-sale and due to phenomenal public demand, THE SHOW MUST GO ON! LIVE at the Palace Theatre will play a further two dates and will now run from 11th to the 15th November.
After selling out the first four performances in just 24 hours, Theatre Support Fund+ have announced two more performances on the 11th and 12th November and will now play for seven performances in total with all profits going to Acting For Others and The Fleabag Support Fund.
The producers are also thrilled to announce the initial line up and casting for the concert which includes:
Aisha Jawando in a performance from Tina - The Tina Turner Musical , Sam Tutty in a performance from Dear Evan Hansen, Layton Williams in a performance from Everybody’s Talking About Jamie, Collette Guitart and Hana Stewart in a performance from SIX, Gavin Spokes in a performance from Hamilton, Dom Simpson and Tom Xander in a performance from The Book of Mormon, Helen Woolfe and Laura Pick in a performance from WICKED, Tilly-Raye Bayer, Imogen Cole, Alyssa D’Souza, Alex Munden and Carly Thoms in a performance from the Royal Shakespeare Company’s Matilda The Musical, Jordan Luke Gage in a performance from & Juliet, Shan Ako and Frances Ruffelle in a performance from Les Misérables, cast members in a performance from Disney’s The Lion King, Christine Allado and Alexia Khadime in a performance from The Prince of Egypt, Alice Fearn in a performance from Come From Away, Holly-Anne Hull and Rhys Whitfield in a performance from The Phantom Of The Opera, Zizi Strallen in a performance from Mary Poppins and Mazz Murray in a performance from MAMMA MIA!. There will also be a choir of 16 which is made up of Musical Theatre 2020 graduates.
The concert will also include a brand-new opening number, written by Stiles & Drewe called ‘The Show must Go On!’ which celebrates the theatre industry in these current times.
The concert will be directed by Luke Sheppard and Anna Fox, Set Design by Soutra Gilmour, Lighting Design by Neil Austin and Howard Hudson, Video Design by Fray Studio, Sound Design by Adam Fisher and Musical Supervisor and Conductor is Stephen Brooker.
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.