Phoebe Bridgers is playing Sally in The Nightmare Before Christmas live concert in London

Phoebe Bridgers will take on the role of Sally in Nightmare Before Christmas live concert.

Phoebe Bridgers is taking on the role of Sally in a The Nightmare Before Christmas live concert in London.

The Tim Burton classic will be performed live-to-film in concert for two nights on 9-10 at London’s Wembley Arena.

It’ll feature performances from Bridgers as the ragdoll, Sally alongside original voice actors and singers from the 1993 film as well as a live orchestra.

Fans can get their hands on tickets for the live concert from Ticketmaster.

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The singer announced the news on Instagram, posting a still of Sally from the animated film alongside the simple caption of a crying happy face.

It also featured the official poster for the live concert, which reads: “Jack is back! Danny Elfman, too… and so are you!”.


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It’s safe to say fans were excited about the announcement, with one commenting: “phoebe as sally are you kidding ???!!!??!! screaming crying.”

Another echoed what many fans outside of the UK thought, writing: “all of a sudden i’m moving to london.”

Others said, “take my money” and “this is insane”, with a number of fans hoping that the performance will be recorded and released at a later date.

Phoebe Bridgers will join Danny Elfman, who will reprise his role as the pumpkin king, Jack Skellington and Ken Page who returns to sing as Oogie Boogie, which he played in the 1993 film.

The classic film will be screened in full at Wembley Arena, with the BBC Concert Orchestra performing with conductor, John Mauceri.

Fans can expect to hear the likes of “This Is Halloween”, “What’s This?” and “Oogie Boogie’s Song” from the beloved soundtrack.

Released in 1993, the film follows Jack Skellington, the Pumpkin King of Halloween Town who stumbles upon a portal to Christmas Town and decides he wants to host Christmas.

Since its release, the film has gone on to become a cult favourite that fans watch every Halloween and Christmas to get into the festive spirit.

The role of Sally has previously been taken on by Billie Eilish, who joined Elfman and a live orchestra in 2021 to perform as Sally, while the role was originated by Catherine O’Hara.

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