The smash hit Tony Award-winning Broadway musical AIN’T TOO PROUD – The Life and Times of The Temptations, will bring the incredible true story of the greatest R&B group of all time to the West End. Reuniting many of the award-winning creative team behind the musical Jersey Boys, AIN’T TOO PROUD – The Life and Times of The Temptations begins performances at the Prince Edward Theatre on 31 March 2023. Casting to be announced soon. Tickets on sale at 12.00noon today, Friday 23 September 2022. … [Read more...]
Book Tickets for Musicals in London 2022 - 2023
Book Tickets for London Musicals 2022 - 2023
Here is our guide to some of the best shows in London's West End, including long-running musicals such as The Phantom of the Opera, Les Miserables and Disney's The Lion King to new shows, such as Mary Poppins, Moulin Rouge and Pretty Woman.
What are some of the most popular London musicals?
There are a variety of popular London musicals that cater to a range of interests and preferences. For example, the long-running musical Les Misérables continues to be a popular choice for theatre-goers, while newer musicals such as Hamilton and Harry Potter and the Cursed Child have also been well-received. Other popular musicals currently playing in London include The Lion King, Wicked, Mamma Mia!, and The Phantom of the Opera.
What are the origins of London musicals?
The origins of London musicals can be traced back to the city's rich history of theatre and music. The first professional theatre in London was the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, which opened in 1663. This theatre was home to many of the city's most popular musicals, including The Beggar's Opera (1728), The Maid of the Mill (1765), and The Beggar's Opera (1728).
How have London musicals evolved over time?
The history of London musicals is a long and rich one, dating back to the early days of the city's theatre scene. The first musicals in London were probably those that were performed in the city's inns and taverns, which were popular entertainment venues in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. These early musicals were often quite bawdy and featured crude humor and sexually suggestive lyrics. As the city's theatre scene grew and developed, so did its musicals.
How expensive are London musicals?
There is no definitive answer to this question as the cost of London musicals can vary greatly depending on a number of factors. The price of a ticket will usually depend on the popularity of the show, the venue, the time of year and the day of the week. For example, a musical that is playing at a popular West End theatre is likely to be more expensive than one playing at a smaller venue.
London West End Shows
WICKED, the West End and Broadway musical phenomenon that tells the incredible untold story of the Witches of Oz, is delighted to welcome back Mark Curry as ‘The Wizard’ from Tuesday 18 October 2022. Gary Wilmot will play his final performance as ‘The Wizard’ at the Apollo Victoria Theatre on Sunday 16 October 2022. Actor, broadcaster, and former Blue Peter presenter Mark Curry previously played ‘The Wizard’ as part of the 10th Anniversary London cast in 2016/17. In a career spanning more … [Read more...]
Producer Judy Craymer is delighted to announce the new cast of the global smash hit musical MAMMA MIA! from Monday 10 October 2022 and the extension of its booking period to Saturday 30 September 2023 at London’s Novello Theatre, with ticket prices frozen and now on sale. The London cast will continue to star Mazz Murray as Donna, Josie Benson as Tanya, Gemma Goggin as Rosie and Stephen Beckett as Bill. They will be joined on Monday 10 October by Norman Bowman (Marius in Les Misérables, Sky … [Read more...]
Global Creatures, Producers of Moulin Rouge! The Musical, are delighted to welcome a new cast of bohemians and aristocrats as the hit show enters its second year at the Piccadilly Theatre in London. From 17 October 2022, the cast will include Melissa James (The Bodyguard UK Tour and Cats UK Tour) as Satine, Jamie Muscato (Heathers The Musical) as Christian and Matt Rixon (Hairspray UK Tour) as Harold Zidler. They will be joined by Ian Carlyle (Disney’s The Lion King, Porgy and Bess) … [Read more...]
With the graduating cast leaving the halls of Westerberg High, it’s time to welcome in some new students to the cast of Heathers the Musical. Taking on the role of high school geek Veronica Sawyer will be Erin Caldwell and at her side as the dark and moody teen Jason ‘J.D’ Dean is Nathanael Landskroner. Continuing as the eponymous ‘Heathers’ are Maddison Firth as Heather Chandler, Vivian Panka as Heather Duke and Jasmine Beel as Heather McNamara. They are joined by Ashleigh Harvey … [Read more...]
Eva Price, Sonia Friedman Productions and Michael Harrison in association with the Young Vic Theatre have announced the West End transfer of the critically acclaimed production of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Oklahoma!, opening in February 2023 at Wyndham’s Theatre, with dates and casting to be announced. Reimagined for the stage by Daniel Fish, the production played a sold-out run at the Young Vic earlier this year, having previously transferred to Broadway from St. Ann’s Warehouse winning … [Read more...]
If you weren’t around at the time, you may not be aware of how big The Osmonds were. They sold over a hundred million records worldwide and spawned hits for not only the brothers but also Donny as a solo artist, “Little” Jimmy (who wasn’t part of the group) and sister Marie. They were ubiquitous during the seventies with not only hit singles and albums but also TV series, world tours and residencies in Las Vegas. One of their biggest markets for them was the UK and they took over from The … [Read more...]