Les Miserables follows the pursuits of Jean Valjean, released on parole after 19 years on the chain gang and condemned as an outcast. Only the saintly Bishop of Digne treats him kindly but yet Valjean (embittered by years of hardship) repays him by stealing some silver. Valjean is caught and brought back by police, and is astonished when the Bishop lies to the police to save him. Valjean decides to start his life anew. But will fate allow him to?
The hilarious and much-loved comedy The Play that Goes Wrong is showing at the Duchess Theatre. The hit comedy tracks the shenanigans of the Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society, and the series of blunders that arise as the accident-prone drama group prepare to put on a 1920s murder mystery. Written by Jonathan Burke, Henry Lewis and Henry Shields, who also star in the show, The Play that Goes Wrong is laugh out loud, must see, family entertainment.
Fresher, funnier and more thrilling that ever, the innovative musical celebration Stomp is celebrating its 13th year in London, playing at the Ambassadors Theatre. This multi-award winning musical phenomenon combines theatre, comedy, rhythm and dance as eight performers grab anything from bin lids to Zippo lighters to belt out mind-blowing rhythms and outstanding choreography, in a fast-paced, non-stop and truly innovative show. Smashing, bashing, kicking and crashing across the stage, this dance spectacular has generated a wave of excitement, described as a ‘sure-fire crowd pleaser’, which is ideal family entertainment.
The Phantom of The Opera is a haunting musical which traces the tragic love story of a beautiful young opera singer and a composer shamed by his physical appearance into a shadowy existence beneath the majestic Paris Opera House. The show received its world premiere at Her Majesty's Theatre in London on 9th October 1986 and has since been played out to over 9,500 audiences in the West End. A true theatre blockbuster that is not to be missed whilst in London!
This highly anticipated new production of 42nd Street arrives in London with an all-singing, high-kicking cast of over 50 ready to explode on to the West End's biggest stage, Theatre Royal Drury Lane. Featuring the iconic songs We're In The Money, Lullaby of Broadway, Shuffle Off To Buffalo, Dames, I Only Have Eyes For You and 42nd Street.
Featuring the bumbling and destitute lead character Dewey Finn, a disguised supply teacher who only has dreams of rock stardom on his mind, Andrew Lloyd Webber's School of Rock comes to the West End after 'schooling' on Broadway. When Finn's solo efforts to break into rock fame and fortune fails, he turns to his new class to make his dream happen, who, naturally, relish the opportunity. Combining songs from the movie with new material from Andrew Lloyd Webber and lyricist Glenn Slater, and a book by Downton Abbey writer Julian Fellowes, School of Rock promises to light up the stage of the New London Theatre this autumn.
The Academy-award winning Disney film 'The Lion King', is brought to life in spectacular fashion in London's West End! Disney's phenomenally successful 1994 animated feature has been transformed into a spectacular stage musical with outstanding music and lyrics by Tim Rice and Elton John. 'The Lion King' is the popular story of the young lion cub Simba, as he struggles to accept the responsibilities of adulthood and his destined role as king.
Pre-book tickets to 'An American in Paris' on its debut in London's West End: choose from two classes of seat at the beautifully refurbished Dominion Theatre, or upgrade for an indulgent pre-theater dinner. Inspired by the Oscar-winning 1951 classic movie, this glorious romp, with stunning dance sequences and Gershwin score, will transport you to the vibrant world of blossoming, post-war Paris.
In Mamma Mia, the global phenomenon based on the songs of ABBA, we meet Donna, a feisty forty-something single mum, who recalls the distant memories of carefree days and careless nights whilst her daughter Sophie dreams of tradition, romance and a big white wedding.This infectious and funny musical features 22 of ABBA's best known songs, including The Winner Takes It All, Money Money Money, Dancing Queen, Chiquitita, Voulez Vous, S.O.S, Thank You for the Music, Knowing Me Knowing You, and, of course, Mamma Mia!
Get your tickets to Wicked the Musical Theater Show at Apollo Victoria Theatre in London. It tells the untold story of the legendary witches from Frank L Baum's The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. When Dorothy famously triumphed in Oz, only one side if the story was told. Now, Wicked brings to life the captivating and surprising story of how misunderstood, green girl named Elphaba became the Wicked Witch of the West.