Experience the enchantment of Musicals by Candlelight as it returns to London’s historic Actors' Church in the heart of Covent Garden.
Relax and immerse yourself in the timeless melodies of Andrew Lloyd Webber, Stephen Sondheim, Rodgers & Hammerstein and more surrounded by beautiful candlelight.
Prepare to rediscover your favourite musicals such as Les Misérables, Wicked, Chicago, and Mamma Mia, as a world-class string quartet breathes new life into iconic musical theatre songs, offering a truly unforgettable experience.
The Icon Strings Quartet is a distinguished group of award-winning musicians, renowned both internationally and within the illustrious halls of London's Royal Opera House and Royal Albert Hall.
There are six different types of Musicals by Candlelight seating: VIP, premium, standard, rear, onstage, and restricted view. Seats are unallocated within the section you book, so we recommend arriving with plenty of time to ensure your party is able to sit together.
Enjoy an enchanted, theatrical evening like no other.
FAQs: When does the venue open? The venue will open 30 mins prior to the start time of the performance.
Will there be food and drinks available? There will be a bar inside the venue serving alcoholic and soft drinks. Customers who have purchased a ticket that includes a glass of prosecco can redeem this at the bar. No food is permitted inside the venue.
How will sunset affect the performances? The venue will be darker during the later performance times due to the sunset.
Is the venue wheelchair accessible? Wheelchair access is provided by a ramp at the main entrance of the venue. There is also a disabled bathroom inside the venue. Customers with access requirements (including wheelchair users) should contact email@example.com to make their booking.
Can the glass of prosecco be exchanged for another drink? The glass of prosecco can be exchanged for any soft drink available at the bar.
1 Hour (no interval)
September 13th, 2023
March 15th, 2024
6+ (under 16s must be accompanied by an adult)
169 reviews on Show-Score
Customers with access requirements should contact firstname.lastname@example.org to make their booking. The venue will be darker during the later performance time due to the sunset.
Bedford Street entry gate
Location: West End
Railway station: Charing Cross
Bus numbers: (Aldwych) 6, 11, 13, 23, 59, 68, 87, 171, 172, 188, RV1, X68
Night bus numbers: (Aldwych) 6, 23, 188, N11, N13, N26, N47, N68, N87, N89, N155, N171, N551
Car park: Drury Lane, Parker Street (5mins)
Directions from tube: (5mins) Go right on Long Acre; turn right into Bow Street and after 100 metres it will be on your left in Russell Street/Catherine Street.
Sit back, relax, and enjoy the greatest musical theatre songs of all time performed by a world-class string quartet at London’s historic Actors’ Church. Listen to popular songs from Mamma Mia!, Chicago, Pretty Woman: The Musical and more. Unwind in an intimate setting with an evening of the utmost tranquillity and harmony.
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Icon Strings Quartet will perform at all Musicals by Candlelight concerts. The award-winning musicians regularly play at prestigious London playhouses like the Royal Albert Hall and the Royal Opera House. These concerts offer the chance to see world-class musicians at work. LondonTheatre1 praised the show, saying: “There are no flashing or moving lights, no stage revolves, and no props — just the music. It’s quite a bold move to rely solely on a string quartet, but a good variety of upbeat and majestic melodies ensures there’s something for almost everyone.”
The Musicals by Candlelight concerts take place at The Actor's Church (also known as St Paul's Church) in the heart of Covent Garden. Entry to the church is via the gate on Bedford Street. Inside the church, there are plaques dedicated to musical theatre composers such as Frederick Lerner and Ivor Novello, and performers such as Charlie Chaplin.
The venue will open 30 minutes before the advertised Musicals by Candlelight start times. Before stepping in the church, take a walk around the courtyard. You won’t believe you’re in the hustle and bustle of Covent Garden!
Latecomers can be admitted up to 15 minutes after the performance has started.
There will be a bar inside the venue serving alcoholic and soft drinks. Customers who have purchased a ticket that includes a glass of prosecco can redeem this at the bar. No food is permitted inside the venue.
The venue is wheelchair accessible by a ramp at the main entrance of the venue. There is also a disabled bathroom inside the venue. Customers with access requirements (including wheelchair users) should contact email@example.com to make their booking.
Listen to the Icon Strings quartet as they play some of the most iconic songs by legendary composers such as Stephen Sondheim, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Rodgers and Hammerstein, and more. The award-winning musicians have returned for another year to perform in the gorgeously intimate candlelit setting at the Actor's Church.
Musicals by Candlelight runs for 1 Hour (no interval).
Musicals by Candlelight is at the The Actors' Church, which is located in London, United Kingdom, WC2E 9ED.
Musicals by Candlelight tickets start at £15.
6+ (under 16s must be accompanied by an adult)
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