The best Black Friday theatre tickets
Black Friday 2021 is here. You could spend hours trawling through the shops, or you could stay at home and book theatre tickets from the comfort of your own home. London Theatre is here to help with West End theatre tickets this Black Friday. Whether you’re looking for a pre-Christmas trip to the theatre, or want to secure your theatre tickets to shows coming soon in 2022, Black Friday is the perfect opportunity to stay ahead. Here’s our top picks of the bunch for Black Friday 2021.
Best Black Friday Theatre Tickets 2021
Don’t miss out on the biggest shows of 2021 this Black Friday including The Book of Mormon and & Juliet. Or why not catch the newest shows in London such as Life of Pi and the return of Jersey Boys. We’ve got the best tickets for shows in 2022 too, so make sure you book your Black Friday theatre tickets on LondonTheatre.co.uk.
Since The Prince of Egypt reopened its doors, thousands of theatregoers have believed in miracles and fallen in love with the epic musical. It’s taken over the West End’s Dominion Theatre, but will close in the New Year. So, if you’ve never seen The Prince of Egypt, get ready for a one-of-a-kind musical.
We watched the revelatory Tina Turner documentary on repeat. We couldn’t stop listening to Tina Turner’s greatest hits. Tina: The Tina Turner Musical has only fuelled our obsession with the Queen of Rock and Roll. Since Tina: The Tina Turner Musical opened in London, a new generation of fans have fallen in love with Tina Turner’s greatest hits, including “Simply The Best.” If you’re looking for that concert vibe without leaving the theatre, then get ready for an explosion of sounds and has taken over the West End.
Listen to the soulful sounds of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons in Jersey Boys, the hit Broadway musical that’s worked its way back to the West End. During Jersey Boys, you’ll discover more about the singers’ paths to superstardom, filled with rocky bumps and unbelievable highs. Jersey Boys has always been a big hit with audiences, but now it’s back in a brand-new theatre, it’s set to stay.
Catch the classic shows
Even though new shows open regularly in the West End, the classic, long-running West End hits are guaranteed crowd-pleasers. Make sure you watch the West End shows that generations of theatregoers have loved, such as The Mousetrap. Don’t miss the long-running hits that have now become West End staples and a part of London theatre history.
You can dance, jive, and have the time of your life at Mamma Mia!, the ABBA musical that will have you sitting in sunnier skies at the theatre. Millions of theatregoers have enjoyed the hilarious musical, which follows Sophie as she tries to find out who her father is. Since Mamma Mia! opened in 1999, it’s moved theatres three times, but it’s now transformed the Novello Theatre into a paradise island via the West End.
The Book of Mormon has converted audiences to spending their evenings in the West End for nearly a decade. The shocking musical follows two missionaries sent to Uganda to spread Mormonism throughout the tribes. The Book of Mormon is created by South Park’s Matt Parker and Trey Stone, and they’ve injected plenty of shocking humour into the musical. You may not look at Mormons in the same way again, but The Book of Mormon will always have a place in your heart.
West End shows in 2022
The pandemic changed the opening dates of dozens of West End shows, pushing productions back by nearly two years. West End shows in 2022 are a testament to the perseverance and dedication of theatre creatives in making sure that the show really does go on. Don’t miss the newest shows to keep playing in London in 2022, like The Ocean at the End of the Lane and The Shark is Broken. Here’s some of the West End shows you won’t want to miss in 2022.
Life of Pi just opened at the Wyndham’s Theatre and will continue to roar into 2022. Based on Yann Martel’s Booker Prize-winning novel, the acclaimed play sees 16-year-old Pi as the sole human survivor of a shipwreck, left with animals to look after. Pi must ensure the animals’ safety and his own, and this stellar adaptation combines puppetry with intimate stagecraft for a play to see.
In 2019, the Trotters took over the West End. In 2020, the Trotters’ Reliant Robin was parked away during the pandemic. Now, in 2022, the Trotters in Only Fools and Horses return in jubilant style. Based on the BBC sitcom of the same name, Only Fools and Horses sees Del Boy, Rodney and the rest of the gang up to their usual antics — now told through song and dance, rather than just excellent comedy sketches. If you’ve not seen Only Fools and Horses, then make sure to catch this British musical in 2022.