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Judy Kuhn, Rob Houchen, Debbie Kurup and more join The Best of… Rock Musicals Hammersmith concerts

The charity concert is for the benefit of The Charlie Waller Memorial Trust

Judy Kuhn, Rob Houchen and Debbie Kurup
Judy Kuhn, Rob Houchen and Debbie Kurup
© Left and right: Dan Wooller for WhatsOnStage, centre: Jake Stewart

More musical theatre stars will appear in the previously announced The Best of… Rock Musicals concerts at the Eventim Apollo in Hammersmith.

Joining Adam Pascal (Rent), Adrianna Hicks (The Color Purple), Kristina Love (Tina), David Michael Johnson (Jesus Christ Superstar) and Kerry Ellis (Wicked) will be Judy Kuhn (Fiddler on the Roof), Debbie Kurup (The Bodyguard), Ray Shell (Starlight Express), Sabrina Aloueche (We Will Rock You), Elvie Ellis (The Little Shop of Horrors), Rachel Fabri (The Sound of Music), Charlotte Harwood (Loserville), Rob Houchen (Titanic the Musical), Christian Lund (Phantom of the Opera), Jon Robyns (Hamilton) and Noel Sullivan (We Will Rock You).

The concerts, which both run on Sunday 12 May, will be devised and directed by Hugh Wooldridge with musical direction by Stuart Morley and Kevin Amos and choreography by Kevan Allen and Andrew Wright.

The Charlie Waller Memorial Trust was set up in 1997 to help fund support and education for those affected by depression and mental illness.

The Best of…Rock Musicals will feature numbers from shows including Jesus Christ Superstar, Hair, Evita, Chess, Aida, Miss Saigon, RENT, Tommy, We Will Rock You, Spring Awakening, The Rocky Horror Show, Next To Normal, The Little Shop of Horrors, Dear Evan Hansen, Wicked and The Lion King.

Further performers will be announced in due course.