Elegies for Angels, Punks and Raging Queens

The British Theatre Academy will be presenting a one night concert of Elegies for Angels, Punks and Raging Queens at the Charing Cross Theatre on Sunday 4th September. Funds will go towards giving young people opportunities to train and perform for free in Professional Theatres. 

Heading up the mixture of students and professionals are Jaymi Hensley (Union J), Anton Stephans (X Factor), Gerard McCarty (The Fall), Edward Bennett (Photograph 51), Max Bowden & Becky Craven (Waterloo Road), Harry Francis (Book of Mormon), Akiya Henry (Silent Witness) and Matthew Seadon Young (Urinetown).

A musical song cycle inspired by the Names Project AIDS Memorial Quilt, Elegies for Angels, Punks and Raging Queens celebrates those who have lost their lives to AIDS. Through a series of dramatic, powerful and emotionally intense monologues, we hear the struggles of various people who have battles with the disease. Each coming from very different walks of life, every character has their own unique story to share, but one tragic link in common. Interspersing these stories are the poignant and uplifting songs from the victims' loved ones, reminding us that AIDS affects the lives of more than the individual sufferers. 

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Queen Of The Mist

Queen Of The Mist

Pint of Wine Theatre Company presents Queen Of The Mist

Words and Music by Michael John LaChiusa

Pint of Wine Theatre Company's acclaimed production of Michael John LaChiusa's Queen Of The Mist comes to the Charing Cross Theatre for a strictly limited seven-week season from 15 August to 5 October 2019. Queen Of The Mist, which received its UK premiere in a sold-out run at the Jack Studio Theatre in April, is based on the astounding and outrageous true story of Anna Edson Taylor, who in 1901 on her 63rd birthday set out to be the first person to survive a trip over Niagara Falls in a barrel of her own design. With a soaring score that incorporates turn of the century themes with LaChiusa's insightful and engaging style, this award-winning musical is the story of how one woman risked death so that she could live.

The original 2011 Off-Broadway production of Queen Of The Mist won the Outer Critics Circle Award for Outstanding New Off-Broadway Musical and was nominated for six Drama Desk Awards, including Outstanding Musical.

Cast: Trudi Camilleri (Ragtime, Death Takes A Holiday) as Anna Edson Taylor, with Will Arundell (Mack & Mabel), Emily Juler (Jerry Springer: The Opera), Emma Ralston (Bananaman: The Musical), Tom Blackmore (Grindr: The Opera), Conor McFarlane (Assassins) and Andrew Carter (Choir Of Man).

Creative Team: Director Dom O'Hanlon, Musical Supervisor Jordan Li-Smith, Musical Director Connor Fogel, Set & Costume Design Tara Usher, Lighting Design Bethany Gupwell, Sound Design Adrian Jeakins, Production Management Daniel Gosselin, Producer Blake Klein for Pint Of Wine Theatre Company.


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Under the Arches

Under the Arches

The Players' Music Hall Company are delighted to be performing at Charing Cross Theatre once again.

The company promote that great British institution of Music Hall with a unique blend of audience participation, authentic characters and broad comedy. Above all, the singing of wonderful songs that are an essential part of our heritage now as 100 years ago.

Let us raise the roof and let London reverberate to the glorious sounds of the Music Hall - a truly unique British theatrical experience!

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