Ball, Rigg & Other Stars Attend WOS Awards ShowDate: 22 February 2008 The theatregoers have voted and now it’s time for the winners to collect in this year’s eighth annual Whatsonstage.com Theatregoers’ Choice Awards. Our first-ever Whatsonstage.com Year on Year Concert & Awards Show at the Lyric Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue, takes place at 7.30pm this Sunday (24 February 2008) and the majority of your winners will be there to accept their trophies in front of a live public audience.
A final block of tickets – starting at just £10 – has been released to the public this morning. The concert is hosted by Sheridan Smith and James Corden and held in aid of our 2008 adopted charity, Mousetrap Theatre Projects.
Amongst the presentations taking place, in scheduled order of appearance on Sunday, are:
This is the first time that a public event to celebrate the announcement of the winners has been staged in the Awards’ eight-year history. The evening is will also include performances by the likes of Frances Ruffelle, Ian ‘H’ Watkins, Sharon D Clarke, Lara Pulver, Bertie Carvel, Any Dream Will Do’s Daniel Boys and the cast of forthcoming Take That musical Never Forget. Nominees and guests from nominated productions also due to attend include: Lee Mead, Summer Strallen, Mark Gatiss, Adrian Bower, Andrea Riseborough, Preeya Kalidas, Roy Williams, Ruth Wilson, Lucy Briers, Beverley Klein and James Loye.
The concert is held in aid of Whatsonstage.com’s adopted charity for 2008, Mousetrap Theatre Projects, which was founded by Sir Stephen Waley-Cohen to give disadvantaged young people affordable access to the best of London’s live theatre. Every year, Mousetrap takes over 7,500 to the theatre. It has just celebrated its tenth anniversary.
Tickets for the Whatsonstage.com Year on Year Concert & Awards Show have nearly sold out, but a final block of seats – starting at only £10 – have been released this morning.