Ghost The Musical’s Mark Evans and former Wicked and We Will Rock You stars Louise Dearman and Alex Gaumond will all perform solo sets at this year’s West End LIVE, the annual weekend musical extravaganza.
The talented trio are all musicians as well as stars of the West End stage. Dearman, who performed at the Olivier Awards with MasterCard piazza event earlier this year, recently released her second album Here Comes The Sun, while Mark Evans’ debut album The Journey Home has been available since October last year. Olivier Award nominated star Gaumond performed his first solo concert last month and is set to record his first solo album later this year.
West End LIVE, the free theatre festival, will take place on 23 and 24 June at London’s iconic Trafalgar Square and is set to be the biggest and best yet with performances from every West End musical currently playing in the capital.
The largest event of its type in the UK, West End LIVE’s previously announced line-up includes performances from new shows Horrible Histories – Barmy Britain, Matilda The Musical, Ragtime The Musical, Singin’ In The Rain, Sweeney Todd and Top Hat as well as long-runners Blood Brothers, Disney’s The Lion King, Les Misérables, The Phantom Of The Opera, Billy Elliot The Musical, Chicago, Ghost The Musical, Jersey Boys, Mamma Mia!, Rock Of Ages, Shrek The Musical, Stomp, Thriller Live, War Horse, We Will Rock You, Wicked and The Wizard Of Oz.
Other entertainment on offer includes performances from Laura Tisdall’s new fantasy musical The In-Between, children’s show Everything’s Rosie, Angelina Ballerina Dance Academy, Daniel and Laura Curtis – The Great American Songbook and Havana Rumba!, the Cuban dance show currently playing as part of the Udderbelly Festival.
There will also be performances from Congo Faith Healers, The West End Gospel Choir, Big Dance, National Youth Music Theatre, Sylvia Young Theatre School and West End Kids.