Jon Robyns will take to the stage on Sunday 12 May 2019 at London’s Eventim Apollo for two concerts of The Best of… Rock Musicals, for the benefit of The Charlie Waller Memorial Trust. It will be the 20th Anniversary production from the same team who for the last 19 years have presented The Night of 1000 Voices at the Royal Albert Hall and elsewhere.
Amongst many others, The Best of… Rock Musicals will include songs from 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.
You’re appearing in Best of…Rock Musicals at the Eventim Apollo, what can you tell us about it?
It’s a concert full of genuine legends of the theatre. Rock Musicals have become a strong backbone of the theatre and we have some of the best from both sides of the Atlantic doing what they do. Also, it’ll be LOUD!
Tell us more about the Charlie Waller Trust and how Best of… Rock Musicals supports the charity?
Proceeds will be going to the Trust to help support those, both in and out of the performing arts with mental health issues. It’s a very worthy charity and we’re all delighted to be part of the evening.
How did you get involved with Best of…Rock Musicals?
The Director and Producer kindly asked me to be involved. It’s humbling to be on the same bill as some of the wonderful actors and speaker appearing at the evening.
What can audiences expect at the concert?
Fun. Noise. Voices to die for. A bad ass band and a feeling of togetherness.
How involved are you with choosing the numbers you perform?
Very involved Mr. (Hugh) Wooldridge always likes to tailor his shows to who is performing.
What’s your favourite thing about doing these types of concerts?
The excitement of the audience knowing they’re seeing a once in a lifetime gig.
What would you say to anyone thinking of coming to see Best of… Rock Musicals?
Bring your excitement, your smiles and we’ll see you there!