Experience the power of music as it brings the world together once more in a new musical based on the story of Live Aid. See the world premiere of Just For One Day and book tickets on TodayTix.
Step back in time to the 1980s, an era marked by political unrest and social revolution. Featuring iconic songs by legends like Bob Dylan, David Bowie, The Who, U2, Queen, The Police, Elton John, Paul McCartney, The Pretenders, and more, Just For One Day tells the story of how rock ‘n’ roll united over a billion people globally to raise $127 million for famine relief.
A talented cast of 26 performers will take the stage to perform in the musical written by John O’Farrell (Mrs Doubtfire, Something Rotten) and directed by Luke Sheppard (& Juliet, The Little Big Things).
The creative team also includes orchestrator Matthew Brind, choreographer Ebony Molina, set designer Soutra Gilmour, costume designer Fay Fullerton, lighting designer Howard Hudson, sound designer Gareth Owen, and video and animation designer Andrzej Goulding.
Location: West End
Railway station: Waterloo
Bus numbers: (Waterloo Road) 1, 4, 26, 59, 68, 139, 168, 171, 172, 176, 188, 521, X68; (Mepham Street) 211, 243, 507
Night bus numbers: (Waterloo Road) 139, 176, 188, N1, N68, N171; (Mepham Street) 243
Car park: Waterloo Station (4mins)
Directions from tube: (7mins) Take Mepham Street (100 metres) down to Waterloo Road. Turn right on Waterloo Road, but keep left as the theatre is 100 metres further along on the opposite corner.
Live Aid was a groundbreaking charity concert held on July 13, 1985 that aimed to tackle the devastating famine in Ethiopia. The event took place simultaneously in London, UK, and across the pond in Philadelphia, USA. It was a global musical phenomenon showcasing some of the music industry's biggest names.
The concert featured a star-studded lineup, including legendary artists like Queen, U2, David Bowie, Led Zeppelin, and Madonna. What set Live Aid apart was its global reach. It was one of the first international concerts broadcast live on television. It was a remarkable display of the power of music to inspire change and make a positive impact on a global scale. Live Aid remains a historic moment in the world of music and humanitarian efforts.
Relive the day music brought the world together in this new musical featuring the songs of Bob Dylan, David Bowie, The Who, U2, Queen, Elton John, Paul McCartney, and more. In the midst of political unrest and social revolution, one event brought the world together with music.
Just For One Day is at the Old Vic, which is located in London, United Kingdom, SE1 8NB.
Just For One Day runs for TBC.
Just For One Day tickets start at £25.
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