Tweet Beat - WEST END LIVE!

Tweet Beat - WEST END LIVE!

Missed out on West End Live? You missed out on a summery sunshiney festival - packed full of stagey excitement! There were fantastic performances from West End shows past and present - plus opera legend Placido Domingo, as the ENO joined in the fun.

Coming next for #westendlive is the @RoyalOperaHouse chorus conducted by Placido Domingo pic.twitter.com/5ErPo0Ot9G

- Arts Award Voice (@ArtsAwardVoice) June 21, 2014

Oliver Tompsett - best known for We Will Rock You and Wicked - was one of the weekend's hosts:

Having the best time presenting #westendlive with @lisavickery2 #Welfie #iSayWestendYouSayLive WEST END . . pic.twitter.com/KlmOF9ULaJ

- Oliver Tompsett (@Ozziology) June 22, 2014

Olivier Award winner Leanne Jones reprised her role as Tracy Turnblad in Hairspray:

Leanne Jones giving it a bit of Good Morning Baltimore! @WestEndLIVE #WestEndLIVE http://t.co/Z2XINfEzdV

- Danny Lane (@dannylane94) June 22, 2014

One of this year's nominees, Charlotte Wakefield, treated the crowd to a selection from The Sound of Music:

Stunning surprise performance from @Wake_X singing the Sound of Music. We're welling up! #WestEndLIVE

- R&H Europe (@RHEurope) June 22, 2014

The whole of Trafalgar Square singing Do Re Mi is the coolest, stagiest thing I have ever seen/heard. #WestEndLIVE

- Alison Louise (@alisonlouise94) June 22, 2014

And Jodie Prenger gave a sneak preview of her forthcoming turn as Calamity Jane:

Fab to see @Musicalmissy at West End Live! Can't wait to see you in Calamity Jane x #WestEndLIVE pic.twitter.com/YGhHaq6b1C

- Ben Goffe (@ben_goffe) June 22, 2014

Of course, all the West End favourites were there too:

Its @CarrieHFletcher singing "On My Own" at #WestEndLIVE pic.twitter.com/QLMIANoDLD

- LES MISERABLES (@lesmisofficial) June 21, 2014

#TheLastNightOfTheWorld at #WestEndLive #SaigonHasLanded http://t.co/7qNBWBrFpS pic.twitter.com/D3EVSwcZ9S

- Miss Saigon (@MissSaigonUK) June 21, 2014

The boys took their #Welfie on stage today! Who was in the crowd? #WestEndLIVE pic.twitter.com/eOcaraHoz8

- Jersey Boys (@JerseyBoysUK) June 22, 2014

Michael Xavier - currently starring in The Pajama Game but on strict vocal rest this weekend - was keeping an eye on his students from West End Masterclass:

A message for all Wemmies! @wemasterclass #WestEndLIVE pic.twitter.com/Te9rvqE3Tn

- Michael Xavier (@michaelxavierUK) June 22, 2014

But after two days, it was time for the curtain to fall:

What a wonderful weekend at #westendlive and so nice to make it through both days without rain! Already anticipating next years!!

- Kate Foster (@Kate_Foster16) June 22, 2014

That's it for #WestEndLIVE 2014! What an incredible weekend, thank you so much for being a part of it. See you next year!

- West End LIVE (@WestEndLIVE) June 22, 2014

Check out our exclusive gallery from Day One - with Day Two coming soon!

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Carrie Dunn Carrie is the UK editor-in-chief for BroadwayWorld. After spending her formative years reading books and ending up with a Masters degree in English literature from King's College London, it was inevitable that Carrie should be a journalist. Her pure and simple delight in the art-form of musical theatre led to the Guardian asking her to be their West End Girl. Since then, she's picked up a PhD, and also written for many other UK publications, including the Times and the Independent. She has many eclectic loves, including sport, karaoke, reality television, MMORPGs, three-volume Victorian novels, the British seaside, embroidery and Veronica Mars.


 

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