After the incredible success of West End Eurovision 2013, the Make A Difference (MAD) Trust have announced that their annual fundraiser West End Eurovision will be returning to the Dominion theatre on 22nd May 2014. Now in its 7th and FINAL year, West End Eurovision – The Final Battle, is sure to go out with a Boom Bang-A-Bang!
West End Eurovision sees 10 casts from some of the biggest shows in the West End perform on the same stage for one night only; fiercely competing against each other for the coveted West End Eurovision trophy sponsored by Haagen Dazs. Each cast must fully stage, choreograph and costume their own version of a previous Eurovision Song Contest entry and create their own video ident. As with the Eurovision Song Contest, the audience are asked to vote by SMS messaging for their favourite performance with all profits from the event go to the Make A Difference Trust.
2013 title holders, Once, were the first show to sign up in the hope of defending their title, and have already been joined by a formidable line-up that includes Billy Elliott, Les Miserables, Mama Mia and Wicked.
Hosted once again by West End favourite Richard Gauntlett, with an appearance by an ex Eurovision entry which will be sure to have the audience rocking in the aisles, and the witty and often acerbic comments from the celebrity judging panel are guaranteed to have the audience roaring.
The Make A Difference Trust is the entertainment industry’s response to HIV and AIDS, providing practical support and prevention services across the UK and Southern Africa, as well as providing specialist support for entertainment industry professionals experiencing hardship due to a chronic health condition.
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Friday 7th March 2014