West End stars to join forces with graduates for online charity concert

West End stars will join forces with some of 2020’s most talented musical theatre graduates for a special charity concert.

Spotlight on the Future LIVE! will stream nightly between Friday November 6 and Monday November 9 at 7:30PM.

Hosted by Michael Auger and Charlotte Jaconelli, the concert will be raising funds for Acting For Others, Make A Wish Foundation, Lebanon Red Cross & Stop Hate UK!

A teaser for the show reads: “You can expect some great musical theatre classics, some with a twist, as well as some amazing new songs and some of the top hits from the past few years. All of this is accompanied by a fantastic live band and is all streamed online directly to the comfort of your home.”

Tickets are available to purchase online here together with more information on the concert.

Those performing are:

Steph Parry (MAMMA MIA!, Wicked, 42nd Street)

Jodi Bird (Urdang Graduate)

Genevieve Nicole (Chicago, Pippin, The Producers, A Chorus Line, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels)

Alice Croft (ArtsEd Graduate)

Carl Man (Wicked, We Will Rock You)

Carla Balls (Bird College Graduate)

Hannah Grace Lawson (Les Misérables, Hairspray)

Sam Walter (Royal Academy of Music Graduate)

Nikita Johal (Spring Awakening, Children of Eden)

Liam Gartland (GSA Graduate)

Jade Davies (West Side Story, Les Misérables, Sister Act)

Cassie McCluskey (Mountview Graduate)

Maria Coyne (Wicked, The Phantom of the Opera)

Georgia Lennon (Laine Theatre Arts Graduate)

Joanne Clifton (Strictly Come Dancing Winner, Flashdance, The Rocky Horror Picture Show)

Andrew Ewart (Mountview Graduate)

Luke Street (Jersey Boys, Gypsy)

Katie Burton (Masters Performing Arts Graduate)

Danielle Steers (Bat out of Hell, SIX)

Rosemary Bashford (The MTA Graduate)

Natalie Paris (SIX)

Aoife Kenny (Laine Theatre Arts Graduate)

Lucinda Lawrence (9 to 5, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory)

Millie Cranston (Trinity Laban Graduate)

Nicholas Mclean (Wicked, Avenue Q)

Amelia Atherton (PPA Graduate)

Jason Leigh Winter (Frozen, Wicked, Kinky Boots)

Freya Humberstone (LSMT Graduate)

Lauren Drew (SIX, Heathers, Ghost)

Kyle Birch (London College of Music Graduate)

Luke McCall (The Phantom of the Opera, Les Misérables)

Lewis Cudmore (Laine Theatre Arts Graduate)

Michael Pickering (Joseph and his Technicolor Dreamcoat, Starlight Express)

Zak Marx (Emil Dale Graduate)

Meanwhile, the creative team is made up of creator and producer Louis Rayneau, Ed Court (Musical Director / Keys), Kieran Powell (Technical Director), Lisa Antonelli & Paige Donaldson (Hair and Make Up), Rosie Napper (Additional Choreography), Adam Hoskins (Additional Arrangements), Josh Harrison Yellop & Benjamin Dwyer (Assistants), Amy Shaw (Band Guitarist), Kat Bax (Bassist) and David Talisman (Drummer).

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.


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