The National Lottery’s Big Night of Musicals
The National Lottery’s Big Night of Musicals will once again bring together some of the biggest shows from the world of musical theatre at the AO Arena, Manchester on Monday 27th February 2023.
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. The full line up is Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Hamilton, Les Misérables, MAMMA MIA!, We Will Rock You the Musical, 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 Bodyguard and Rodgers & Hammerstein’s THE KING AND I. There will also be a special performance from Aspects of Love featuring Michael Ball.
To thank National Lottery players for the amazing support they gave to tens of thousands of arts projects and over 2000 theatres during the pandemic, 12,000 tickets were made available on a first come, first served basis when they went on sale at 10am on 26th January.
If additional tickets become available they can be booked through Ticketmaster here. National Lottery players are able to reserve up to 4 tickets for just the cost of the booking fee - £2 per ticket. Proof of purchase of a National Lottery product is required and one booking per email address is permitted.
Jason Manford said of the show: ‘I’m thrilled to be back hosting The National Lottery’s Big Night of Musicals for another year! It was incredible to see so many amazing shows under one roof last year and with 13 completely different shows set to perform this year, it’s guaranteed to be another cracker of a night!”
Doors will open at 6.00pm. Please allow sufficient time to go through venue security. Attendees must be seated by 7.15pm as the event is being filmed. The event will start at 7.30pm and finish at approximately 9:00pm. There will be no interval, and no readmission will be permitted during the event. It may not be suitable for very young children. Any attendees arriving after 7:15pm may not be admitted or may be reseated. This means that your seats may differ from those confirmed on your ticket(s).