The Best of the West End concert to play Royal Albert Hall this July

The Best of the West End musical concert will be back at London’s Royal Albert Hall this July.

The hit concert will return for 2021 after previous outings in 2018 and 2019, once again showcasing some of the greatest stars of musical theatre celebrating the very best of the West End.

The concert will take place on Wednesday 21 July 2021 with tickets on general now from

Produced by Alpha, the show will feature a star-studded line up of musical theatre artists performing the biggest and best classic songs from your favourite West End shows.

Those scheduled to appear on the line up for 2021 include Ruthie Henshall, Ben Forster, Mica Paris, Layton Williams, John Owen-Jones, Matt Henry, Sophie Evans, Friederike Krum, Lauren Samuels, Matthew Croke, Mazz Murray, Kerry Ellis, Anna-Jane Casey and Gina Murray.

The show will be led by creative director Ben Forster with choreographer Stephen Mear, lighting designer Tim Lutkin and musical director Dr Stuart Morley.

The concert will be in aid of Acting for Others with a minimum of £5 donated for every ticket sold.

Judi Dench, president of Acting for Others, said: “We are incredibly grateful to be the chosen charity for Alpha’s The Best Of The West End at The Royal Albert Hall. Thank you to the wonderful creative team, Alpha Solutions and this spectacular cast. We hope you enjoy this special event and can join us in celebrating the reopening of this iconic venue in its 150th year.”

About the author: Josh Darvill

Josh is Stageberry's editor with over five years of experience writing about theatre in the West End and across the UK. Prior to following his passion for musicals, he worked for more than a decade as a TV journalist.