After the huge success of its first musicals extravaganza last year, The National Lottery is once again bringing together the biggest shows from the world of theatre for a spectacular celebration of musicals.
The National Lottery’s Big Night Of Musicals will return to the AO Arena, Manchester on Monday 27th February 2023 and will serve as a massive thank you to National Lottery players who have helped tens of thousands of arts projects across the UK and supported over 2,000 theatres through the Covid crisis.
Hosted by comedian, actor, presenter and musical theatre star Jason Manford, tickets for The National Lottery’s Big Night of Musicals will go on general release at 10AM on Thursday 26th January 2023 on Ticketmaster.
The spectacular show will capture the magic of theatre and shine a light on the difference it makes to communities. Bringing together some of the biggest musicals from across the UK, the show will offer audience members the unique opportunity to see performances from 13 incredible West End and touring musicals under one roof.
Shows include: We Will Rock You, Wicked, The Royal Shakespeare Company’s Matilda The Musical, Disney’s Newsies, Shrek the Musical UK and Ireland tour, SIX the Musical, Ain’t Too Proud – The Life and Times of The Temptations, The Bodyguard The Musical and Rodgers & Hammerstein’s The King and I.
There will also be a special performance from Aspects of Love featuring Michael Ball.
As a thank you to National Lottery players, 12,000 tickets will be available on a first come, first served basis. National Lottery players will be able to reserve up to four tickets for free, plus a £2 booking fee applies per ticket and proof of purchase of a National Lottery product is required.
The full line-up for The National Lottery’s Big Night of Musicals event will be announced at a later date.