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See West End musicals at the Platinum Party at the Palace

Celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee with West End shows.

Sophie Thomas
Sophie Thomas

A world-class lineup of performers will take part in the Platinum Party at the Palace, a one-off concert commemorating Queen Elizabeth II’s 70 years on the throne. As well as watching West End shows throughout the long weekend, you can also tune into the televised events to mark the occasion.

The Platinum Party at the Palace will take place at Buckingham Palace on 4 June. Expect performances from the likes of Elton John, Queen and Adam Lambert, Andrea Boccelli, Hans Zimmer, and more. As well as chart-topping performers, an array of West End musicals will take part. Here’s all the musical theatre acts to watch out for during the event. Then once you've seen the live show, book Platinum Jubilee theatre tickets on London Theatre.

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Six

Get down with the Six queens at Buckingham Palace! Expect a royal revolution at the Platinum Party, as Henry VIII’s six wives take to the stage to share their tales. We’re expecting a feel-good atmosphere, but let’s hope Queen Elizabeth II doesn’t lose her head. Six is at the Vaudeville Theatre.

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The Lion King

Sadly, Simba doesn’t rule over Buckingham Palace. However we just can’t wait to hear Elton John’s The Lion King music reverberate around the capital. We’re looking forward to a Disney The Lion King medley at the Platinum Party at the Palace. The Lion King is at the Lyceum Theatre.

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The Phantom of the Opera

Don’t miss a sensational performance from the West End cast of The Phantom of the Opera during the Platinum Party at the Palace. The musical is halfway to its own Platinum Jubilee, as it’s been around for over 35 years in London. Killian Donnelly and Lucy St. Louis will perform the title song as part of the Platinum Jubilee celebrations.

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Andrew Lloyd Webber and Lin Manuel Miranda

The two musical theatre juggernauts will collaborate for a one-off musical performance. We’re not sure what will take place, but between them, they’ve won nine Tonys and nine Oliviers, so we're expecting something big. Discover more about Andrew Lloyd Webber’s musicals in the West End..

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Hamilton

The seven-time Olivier-winning musical will take part in the Platinum Party at the Palace. It’s an interesting choice, given that Hamilton follows the American revolutionaries who founded their nation and broke ties with the British. However, we’re expecting a cameo King George III appearance will make the Queen chuckle. And perhaps Giles Terera will reprise the role of Aaron Burr? Hamilton is at the Victoria Palace Theatre.

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Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

Queen Elizabeth II loves her coat of many colours, and we’re sure the Queen will love Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat too. The Andrew Lloyd Webber musical will take centre stage during the proceedings. Maybe they’ll add “platinum” as a colour for the celebration?

Photo credit: Buckingham Palace (Photo by Brian Shamblen on Flickr under CC 2.0)

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