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What to expect

  • Celebrate the festive season this year with the biggest stars from London’s West End, including Layton Williams from Everybody’s Talking About Jamie and Sophie Evans from Wicked.
  • From the producers of West End Musical Brunch and West End Musical Drive comes a brilliant music to brighten everyone’s Christmas.
  • With a limited six-performance run at the Palace Theatre in London, Christmas is well and truly in the air.
  • A percentage of the profits from this Christmas musical will be donated to Acting for Others.


Are you planning a family theatre trip this Christmas? If you and your kids love musicals and you are searching for the Christmas shows in London, West End Musical Christmas – Live at the Palace Theatre may just be the perfect production for you. This production comes from multi-award winning producer Nica Burns, and the producers who brought you the biggest musical theatre concert series in history, West End Musical Drive In, as well as West End Musical Brunch. Following on from the success of the series, you can expect a merry miscellany of festive musical theatre and all things Christmas.

This London musical has an extraordinary cast, starring some of the West End’s biggest actors. The all-star line-up includes Ben Foster (Jesus in Jesus Christ Superstar and the Phantom in The Phantom of the Opera), Sophie Evans (Glinda in Wicked), Layton Williams (Angel in Rent and Jamie New in Everybody’s Talking about Jamie), Alice Fearn (Elphaba in Wicked and Beverly in Come From Away), Shanay Holmes (Rachel in Bodyguard and Joanne in Rent), Jamie Muscato (Tony in West Side Story and Jason Dean in Heathers), Trevor Dion Nicholas (George Washington in Hamilton and Genie in Aladdin) and Rachel John (Mimi in Rent and Angelica Schuyler in Hamilton). Plus, there will be extra special guests to join them during this all-singing, all-dancing Christmas celebratory concert.

Immerse yourself into the magical world of musicals at this brilliant production. This ideal way to spend Christmas in London this year. A percentage of the profits for West End Musical Christmas will be donated to Acting For Others, a charity which provides emotional and financial support to theatre workers in times of need.

For more festive fun, why not check out a Christmas film at The Drive In or head to the side-splitting Potted Panto?

What you need to know

  • The production is on for a strictly limited run for six performances from Thursday 17 until Sunday 20 December 2020.
  • Show times are 2pm and 7pm.
  • West End Musical Christmas is approximately two hours long.
  • The show is suitable for children aged 10 years and upwards.
  • The theatre opens one hour prior to the start of each performance.
  • The Palace Theatre is wheelchair accessible. Entry to the theatre is through a side exit door on Shaftesbury Avenue. There are wheelchair spaces in the stalls.
  • There are toilets available on all levels. At the rear of the stalls, there is a fully adapted unisex toilet. There are disabled toilet facilities at the neighbouring Adelphi Theatre by arrangement.
  • The Palace Theatre has a Williams Sound assistance system. There are headsets available.
  • Guide dogs and hearing dogs are welcome in the theatre. It is recommended that for comfort you book a seat on the end of the row, or alternatively there is also a dog sitting service provided.
  • Refreshments and snacks are available in the theatre bars, which are situated in the Dress Circle and Grand Circle.
  • You are surrounded by great places to eat. Next to the theatre, La Bodega Negra has a nice pre-theatre menu, or walk into Covent Garden and try Wahlburgers, Bill’s or Seven Dials Market.

Getting there

  • The nearest underground station to the Palace Theatre is Leicester Square, serving the Northern and Piccadilly lines. It’s a six-minute walk away.
  • Charing Cross railway and underground station, serving Southeastern rail and the Bakerloo and Northern lines, is an 11-minute walk away.
  • If you are coming by bus, routes 24, 29 and 176 stop nearby.
  • The Q-Park Theatreland Parking Scheme saves you 50% on your car parking charges. Please validate your car park ticket at the box office. Q-Park Chinatown in 20 Newport Place is a three-minute walk away. Alternatively, there is an NCP car park in Brewer Street, which is a six-minute walk away.

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