Festive Entertainment at Lyric Hammersmith and Eventim Apollo
Dec 13 – 17 , 2017
Your favourite festive film is now a major new musical adapted for the stage by Debbie Isitt, the creator of the much-loved films.
Featuring X Factor’s Louis Walsh as ‘The Hollywood Producer’, West End favourites Daniel Boys (Avenue Q), Sarah Earnshaw (Wicked, Spamalot) and Simon Lipkin (Rock of Ages, Guys and Dolls), Nativity! The Musical is the perfect feel-good comedy for all the family.
Every child in every school has one Christmas wish, to star in a Nativity, and at St Bernadette’s School they’re attempting to mount a musical version! Only trouble is teacher Mr Maddens has promised that a Hollywood producer is coming to see the show to turn it into a film. Join him, his teaching assistant the crazy Mr Poppy, hilarious children, unruly animals and a whole lot of sparkle and shine as they struggle to make everyone’s Christmas wish come true.
Feel–good, funny and full of yuletide joy, Nativity! The Musical features all of the favourite sing-a-long hits from the films including Sparkle and Shine, Nazareth, One Night One Moment, She’s the Brightest Star and a whole host of new songs filled with the spirit of Christmas!
So join us for some MAYHEM in Bethlehem!
Dec 21 – 28 , 2017
The debut novel from McFly star and bestselling children’s author Tom Fletcher ‘The Christmasaurus’ comes to the London stage for a special Christmas spectacular next December 2017.
The show will take place at the Eventim Apollo London on Friday December 22nd 2017, featuring music, animation, magic and some very special guests (to be announced). This is a show for all the family and especially for children who believe in Santa Claus and are on the nice list!
Tom Fletcher will be joined on stage by the biggest star in the world; Santa Claus, accompanied by his singing and dancing Elves and of course, The Christmasaurus! Tom has written new original songs for ‘The Christmasaurus Live’ which makes him the first ever bestselling author to bring their book to life through music.
On Tuesday December 13th, there will be an exclusive musical preview of ‘The Christmasaurus Live’ on this year’s Royal Variety Performance, which will give a flavour of what’s to come.
Based on the novel of the same name, The Christmasaurus is set on Christmas Eve, a story about the magical adventures of a boy named William Trundle and a most unusual dinosaur called the Christmasaurus. There are sleigh bells and singing elves, Santa Claus and flying reindeer, music and magic. It’s a tale about adventure, family, friendship and discovering that the impossible might just be possible…
It was also recently announced that ‘The Christmasaurus’ is being turned into an animated feature film, directed by Michael Gracey who is currently filming The Greatest Showman On Earth starring Hugh Jackman, Zac Efron and Michelle Williams.
Date: December 31, 2017
Club de Fromage, London’s favourite pop night, returns to the Eventim Apollo in Hammersmith for the biggest New Year’s Eve pop party in London!
After the success of last year’s massive party Fromage is back again to kick out 2017 and welcome in a bawling babe in arms 2018.
Join Slow Alfie and his crack team of disco dollies in the wonderful art deco glamour of the Apollo to usher in the New Year.
Once again we’ll be providing a huge indoor pyrotechnic display, industrial confetti cannons, balloon drop, guest P.As (TBC) and the usual tomfoolery of the Fromage stage show plus our purpose built set. Not to mention, this year there will be a bouncy castle and ball pool for even more entertainment.
Once again the beautiful Compton organ will rise from beneath the stage at midnight and welcome in the New Year.
Of course will be the usual singalongs, games and the best in pop, rock, disco, soul funk, old skool hip-hop and r ‘n’b in the main room with Burn Down The Disco and Feeling Gloomy, spinning the finest in indie, rock n roll and soul in the circle bar, plus lots more to be announced nearer the time.
There really won’t be a party like it this NYE so get your tickets now!
A Lyric Hammersmith and Pins and Needles Production
Dates: 22 Nov – 24 Dec 2017
Back for another brilliant year. Join Father Christmas as he gets ready for his busiest day of the year, Christmas Eve.
Watch as he prepares his Christmas deliveries, feeds his reindeer and finally takes flight into the snowy night. Full of merry touches with plenty of live music, songs and playful puppetry. A perfect festive treat for under 6s and their families.
Dates: 18 Nov 2017 ‐ 06 Jan 2018
With plenty of magic beans, a loveable cow, an enormous beanstalk, a gigantic giant and a massive adventure, this year’s panto looks set to be the biggest ever.
Join Jack on her quest for fortune as Jack and the Beanstalk gets the full Lyric treatment with wonderful characters, live music, dancing, singing and loads of laughs.
Grab your tickets today.