Kenny Wax Family Entertainment presents the premiere of Oi Frog & Friends! the highly anticipated stage show which brings together Kes Gray and Jim Field’s bestselling and award-winning picture books Oi Frog!, Oi Dog! and Oi Cat! published by the Hachette Children’s Group, into one action-packed musical production. Oi Frog & Friends! opens at the Lyric … [Read more...]
Lyric Theatre London Tickets for Thriller Live - News & Reviews
Moonwalking into the West End after three acclaimed UK tours and standing ovations across Europe, Thriller - Live is a spectacular, high octane show celebrating the career of Michael Jackson, and the Jackson 5.
To bring to life on stage the sensational dancing and distinctive sound of the Jackson's greatest hits, Thriller - Live includes eye-popping multi-media effects and dazzling choreography by the shows award-winning director Gary Lloyd (who has previously worked with artists including Leona Lewis, Will Young, Robbie Williams, Kelly Clarkson and Girls Aloud), plus additional choreography by 5 time MTV award-winning LaVelle Smith Jnr.
In a career spanning 40 years, Michael Jackson sold an unparalleled 750 million records worldwide with the Thriller album still the world's best-selling recording of all time. Thriller - Live includes over two-hours of non-stop hit songs in a show that boasts the world-class spectacle that marked their legendary live performances.
Expect your favourite Jackson songs delivered by an exceptionally talented cast and live band, including the smash hits: I Want You Back, I'll Be There, Show You The Way To Go, Can You Feel It, Rock With You, She's Out Of My Life, Beat It, Billie Jean, Earth Song and Thriller plus many more!
Please Note: Contains constant use of flashing LED screen and some strobe lighting.
Evenings: Tuesday to Friday and Sunday 7.30pm and Saturday 8.00pm
Matinees: Saturday 4.00pm and Sunday 3.30pm
Lyric Theatre Seating Plan
Running Time: 2 hours 20 minutes
Age Restrictions: Suitable for ages 8 and over.
Important Info: Contains constant use of flashing LED screen and some strobe lighting.
The Lyric Theatre London
29 Shaftesbury Avenue, London, W1D 7ES
Venue and Travel Information
Nearest Tube: Piccadilly Circus
Tube Lines: Bakerloo, Piccadilly
Directions from nearest tube: Take Shaftesbury Avenue along the side where the famous illuminated signs are. The theatre will be on your left about 100 metres along.
Railway Station: Charing Cross
Bus Numbers: (Shaftesbury Avenue) 12, 14, 19, 38; (Regent Street) 6, 13, 15, 23, 88, 94, 139, 159, 453
Night Bus Numbers: (Shaftesbury Avenue) 14, N19, N38; (Regent Street) 6, 12, 23, 88, 94, 139, 159, 453, N3, N13, N15, N109, N18, N136
Car Park: Brewer Street
Within Congestion Zone: Yes
Venue Facilities: Air conditioned, Bar, Disabled toilets, Infrared hearing loop, Toilets and Wheelchair accessible
The Lyric Theatre London
The Lyric Theatre is the oldest of the theatres on Shaftesbury Avenue. In 1888 it opened with the comic opera Dorothy featuring Marie Tempest, the show had transferred from the Prince of Wales Theatre. In 1906 Lewis Waller appeared in a season of revivals and a romantic version of Robin Hood. During 1910 The Chocolate Soldier was the first of Bernard Shaw’s plays to set to music when Oscar Strauss composed songs for an adaptation of Arms and the Man. In 1929 Leslie Howard appeared in the popular Berkeley Square.
The foyer and bar areas were completely renovated in 1932-33 and the exterior restored in 1994. The Lyric Theatre staged mostly light operettas when it first opened before subsequently staging light comedies and straight drama. In 1950 Andre Roussin’s The Little Hut had a run of 1261 performances with Robert Morley in the original cast. In 1955 Noel Coward’s South Sea Bubble played at the theatre starring Vivien Leigh. In 1972 Alan Ayckbourn’s How the Other Half Loves starring Alec Guinness ran for 869 performances. Other predominant productions include 1989 Rosemary Harris leading the cast of Robert Harling’s Steel Magnolias, Kenneth Branagh in Look Back In Anger and Sheila Hancock in Andrew Davies’ Prin.
Thriller Live, the acclaimed West End concert spectacular, is today celebrating a landmark 7000 performances - with shows in both London and Edinburgh. The West End cast are celebrating along with the international tour cast, who are performing all this week at Edinburgh’s Playhouse Theatre. Producers Paul Walden and Derek Nicol said: “Just as Michael Jackson … [Read more...]
Just as there is a reason why certain plays and musicals aren’t revived very often (put bluntly, they’re not very good), there’s a reason why songs from the Simon & Garfunkel repertoire are still enjoyed by many people decades after they were released – put just as bluntly, they’re brilliant. It is, therefore, a tall order for anyone to take on a production like … [Read more...]
Thriller Live, the West End concert spectacular, is extending its record-breaking run to April 2020. Now in its 11th year, producers today open up a new 27-week booking period. It had previously been booking to September 2019. Jackie, Marlon and Tito Jackson greeted the news of the West End extension: “Thriller Live is such a cool celebration of Michael’s music and … [Read more...]
Already the 14th longest-running musical in the West End, Thriller Live has just marked its 10th anniversary at the Lyric Theatre, ending with an on-stage ambition to notch up a second decade. From the quality of the current cast and theatregoers' seemingly insatiable nostalgia, it’s an ambition this electrifying show is likely to achieve. While there are elements … [Read more...]
Acclaimed singer and comedienne, Fascinating Aida’s Liza Pulman and her fabulous six-piece band pays homage to the legend of Barbra Streisand in her wonderful hit show, Liza Pulman Sings Streisand. Direct from a sell-out run at Andrew Lloyd Webber’s theatre The Other Palace as part of a wider UK tour and sell-out performances at Wilton’s Music Hall, Liza Pulman … [Read more...]
The champagne is on ice on Shaftesbury Avenue as Thriller Live, the concert spectacular which showcases Michael Jackson’s unforgettable music and dazzling choreography prepares to celebrate 10 years as the Lyric Theatre’s longest-running success. Thriller Live will celebrate its 10th birthday in the West End on January 22 On April 9 it will become the 13th … [Read more...]
Last night (Wednesday 12th September 2018) was a special celebration to mark the 4,000 production of Thriller Live at the Lyric Shaftesbury Avenue. In Michael's spirit of caring and giving, all net proceeds from the performance were donated to The Princes Trust, specifically to support young people. And an extra sparkle of glamour was added to the occasion as Peter … [Read more...]
Thriller Live is to celebrate a record-breaking 4,000 West End shows with a glittering Gala Charity Performance in aid of The Prince’s Trust on Wednesday 12th September, 2018 featuring major guest stars. Thriller Live’s producers announce a partnership with The Prince’s Trust to provide a year-long outreach programme. West End concert spectacular, Thriller Live … [Read more...]