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London Theatre Week in August 2022

London Theatre Week will return. London Theatre Week is a recognised industry-wide event that celebrates the best of West End theatre at affordable prices. London Theatre Week theatre tickets start at £15, and are also available at £25 and £35. Even though London Theatre Week isn't on at the moment, you can still book tickets for the hottest West End shows including WickedThe Lion King, and Dear Evan Hansen. Book tickets for West End musicalsaward-winning plays, and more.

4 November 2021 - 12 February 2023

Beverley Knight returns to the West End in the world premiere of The Drifters Girl. The Drifters Girl tickets are available on London Theatre now. Based on the career of Faye Treadwell, the world's first African-American female music manager, The Drifters Girl musical explores her life and career while managing The Drifters, a 1950s American doo-wop and soul vocal group. First formed as a backing group, The Drifters were established in 1953 to accompany Clyde McPhatter. The Drifters became a global music phenomenon thanks to Faye and George Treadwell, with number one hits in the 1950s including 'Money Honey', 'Honey Love', 'Adorable' and 'There Goes My Baby'. The Drifters line-up has changed regularly, with over 60 members throughout its active years including Ben E. King, Rudy Lewis and Johnny Moore. However, one woman was at the heart of the band for over 30 years; Faye Treadwell. Charting their hit records and sell-out tours to audiences around the world, as well as legal battles facing the band, The Drifters Girl is set to share the full story about the American vocalists and the woman who helped their careers. Beverley Knight plays Faye Treadwell, The Drifters' manager. Hailed as the Queen of British soul, Knight has established herself as a West End leading lady, starring as Grizabella in Cats at the London Palladium, Felicia Farrell in Memphis the Musical and Rachel Marron in The Bodyguard. Tickets to The Drifters Girl are available now. Book your The Drifters Girl tickets on London Theatre today.

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15 September 2021 - 28 May 2023

Wicked has taken the world of musical theatre by storm. Wicked's London production, which continues to run at the Apollo Victoria Theatre in the West End has now entered the ranks of London's long-running shows. Wicked tickets are available on London Theatre now. The Wicked musical lifts the curtain on one of the most popular stories of all time, to show an alternative reading of 'The Wizard of Oz' that challenges our preconceptions of what is 'good' and what is considered 'wicked'. The unlikely friendship of Elphaba and Glinda at Shiz University leads to a powerful tale of love, acceptance and friendship that will speak to audiences of all ages and delight those familiar with the original wonderful story. Winner of over 100 international awards, the Wicked musical has cast its magical spell over audiences of all ages across the world for almost two decades and continues to be a record-breaking hit at London's Apollo Victoria Theatre, where it is now the ninth longest-running West End musical of all time. Wicked began previews in London on 7 Sept. 2006, with an official opening on 27 Sept. 2006. The show celebrates its 15th anniversary on 28 Sept. 2021 and has been seen by over 10 million people. The Wicked musical is based on Gregory Maguire's novel, and the musical features a score by multi Grammy® and Academy Award® winner Stephen Schwartz (Godspell, Pippin, The Baker's Wife) and a book by Winnie Holzman. Packed with thrilling technical wizardry, dazzling costumes, an ingenious and witty story and show-stopping songs, Wicked is an unforgettable, enchanting experience that is not to be missed.The original Broadway production continues to play to packed houses, redefining modern musical theatre for an entire generation. Tickets to Wicked are available now. Book your Wicked tickets on London Theatre today. Pre Visit Requirements (ATG)MaskWe recommend that you wear a mask while inside this venue.Proof of vaccine and/or testYou are required to show proof of a negative Covid-19 test or proof of vaccination in order to attend this performance.Health checkWhen you arrive at this venue, you may be asked to fill out a health questionnaire or have your temperature taken.Covid safetyThis venue has additional Covid-19 safety measures in place to ensure the health and well-being of the staff, performers, and guests.This venue is complying with the latest industry 'See It Safely' guidelines.Wicked the Musical FilmFollowing the success of the stage production, it is only natural that fans have questioned whether a film version of the musical is on the cards. We spoke to the Producer of the show Marc Platt, and asked him when fans can expect to see Wicked on the big screen:"The process and development of the movie has begun in earnest and it will happen when the material is at a place where we feel, as the creators, that the adaptation of it will be as satisfying as a film as it is in a theatre. That could be tomorrow or it could be a year from now - I don't know the answer to that, it IS in the process, we have just set the bar really high. We're not shooting to a release date - we want the film to be unique and satisfying as the stage experience which is still terribly successful."Jon M. Chu, the director of Crazy Rich Asians and In the Heights, will direct the Wicked film. Original book writer Winnie Holzman is also on board to write the screenplay, and Producers are making sure that all the vital elements come together to make it the best version of the film that it could possibly be.Book your Wicked musical tickets, playing at the Apollo Victoria Theatre in London. Tickets for Wicked in the West End are available now.

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[Poster] The Lion King 302
18 August 2021 - 2 October 2022

The Lion King is at the Lyceum Theatre. The Lion King tickets are available on London Theatre now. Walt Disney's long-running and multi-award winning The Lion King continues to delight audiences in London's West End. After opening on Broadway in 1997, the show has gone on to be the most successful piece of entertainment in history, mounting numerous world-wide productions including the original London production at the Lyceum Theatre in the heart of the West End.Set against the majesty of the Serengeti Plains and to the evocative rhythms of Africa, Disney's The Lion King musical is unlike anything ever before seen in musical theatre, and will redefine your expectations of what theatre can be. Director and designer Julie Taymor crafts a colourful, imaginative and highly creative world that brings the flora, fauna and animals of Africa to live, set against a timeless score by Elton John and Tim Rice, with additional songs by Lebo M, Julie Taymor, Mark Mancina and Hans Zimmer. Thousands continue to pack the Lyceum Theatre every week with The Lion King tickets to celebrate and revel in the majestic storytelling that transports audiences to a dazzling world that explodes with glorious colours, stunning effects and enchanting music. The Lion King's running time at the Lyceum Theatre is currently 2 hours and 30 minutes. The Lion King is recommended for audiences aged 8 and over. Tickets to The Lion King are available now. Book your The Lion King tickets on London Theatre today. Pre Visit Requirements (ATG)MaskWe recommend that you wear a mask while inside this venue.Proof of vaccine and/or testYou are required to show proof of a negative Covid-19 test or proof of vaccination in order to attend this performance.Health checkWhen you arrive at this venue, you may be asked to fill out a health questionnaire or have your temperature taken.Covid safetyThis venue has additional Covid-19 safety measures in place to ensure the health and well-being of the staff, performers, and guests.This venue is complying with the latest industry 'See It Safely' guidelines.Song ListThe song list for the London production includes: "Circle of Life" "Grasslands Chant" "The Lioness Hunt" "I Just Can't Wait to Be King" "They Live in You", "Be Prepared" "The Stampede" "Rafiki Mourns" "Hakuna Matata" "One by One" "The Madness of King Scar" "Shadowland" "Endless Night" "Can You Feel the Love Tonight" "He Lives in You (Reprise)" "Simba Confronts Scar" "King of Pride Rock/Circle of Life (Reprise)"

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27 August 2021 - 22 October 2022

Disney’s Frozen is at Theatre Royal Drury Lane. Frozen tickets are available on London Theatre now. The Frozen musical follows the same story as the Disney Frozen film. Set in the fictional kingdom of Arendelle, audiences meet sisters Elsa and Anna before Elsa’s coronation day. Elsa possesses an ability to make anything she touches turn to ice and freeze, and she’s managed to hide this. Now she’s crowned queen, Elsa is fearful of her own magic powers. Concerned with her abilities, Elsa runs away from the kingdom, resulting in Anna setting off to find Elsa in her newly-built castle. Along the way, Anna meets Kristoff and his reindeer Sven, as well as Olaf, a lovable snowman. Frozen was first released in cinemas in winter 2013, and has become a global phenomenon. Frozen is the highest-grossing animated film of all time. The Frozen film won 37 awards, including two Academy Awards for best animated feature and best original song for Elsa’s show-stealing number “Let It Go”. The Frozen musical features songs written by husband and wife duo Robert Lopez and Kristen Anderson-Lopez. Frozen in London features original songs made famous in the film, including “Do You Want To Build a Snowman?”, “The First Time in Forever” and “Let it Go”. But there’s also new songs written for Frozen on stage, including “Hygge” and “Colder By the Minute”. Frozen is directed by Michael Grandage. Frozen is the first production to open at the newly-renovated Theatre Royal Drury Lane. The Frozen West End cast is led by Samantha Barks as Elsa and Stephanie McKeon as Anna. Tickets to Frozen are available now. Book your Frozen tickets on London Theatre today.

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15 November 2021 - 24 September 2022

The Book of Mormon is at the Prince of Wales Theatre. Book The Book of Mormon tickets on London Theatre. The Book of Mormon musical follows the journey of two Mormon missionaries who travel to Africa to preach their religion. They share their scriptures with a small village in Uganda, but find it difficult to interest the locals who have much bigger things to worry about: AIDS, famine, and local warlords. It features hilarious songs like "Hello", "All American Prophet", "I Believe" and "I Am Africa". The Book of Mormon is by South Park creators, Trey Parker and Matt Stone. The Book of Mormon development began in 2003 when Parker and Stone were noticed by Lopez in the audience of a performance of Avenue Q. They went for drinks and quickly conceived the idea of writing a musical based around Joseph Smith, the founder of the Church of Latter Day Saints. The Book of Mormon opened in the West End at the Prince of Wales Theatre since 2013. The Book of Mormon arrived in London to instant success, winning four Olivier Awards including Best New Musical. Find out more about The Book of Mormon in London. Tickets to The Book of Mormon are available now. Book your The Book of Mormon tickets on London Theatre today.

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24 September 2021 - 24 September 2022

The pop musical, & Juliet, is at the Shaftesbury Theatre. & Juliet tickets are available on London Theatre now. The & Juliet story picks up from the iconic moment at the end of William Shakespeare’s legendary love tale, Romeo and Juliet. Rather than her going through with the final, fatal act of the play, Juliet puts down her dagger and begin the search for a better life. Along with the Nurse, she takes to Paris with a group of friends and takes control of her story. & Juliet features songs by pop hit machine Max Martin, who has written songs for Britney Spears, Celine Dion, the Backstreet Boys, Kelly Clarkson, P!nk, Katy Perry, Ariana Grande, and many more. His recent hits include Katy Perry’s “Dark Horse, Taylor Swift’s “We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together,” and Jessie J, Nicki Minaj, and Ariana Grande’s “Bang Bang." Check out more songs by Max Martin in & Juliet here. After a world premiere in Manchester, & Juliet made its West End premiere at the Shaftesbury Theatre. The & Juliet London production began previews at the Shaftesbury Theatre on 2 Nov. 2019, with an official opening night on 20 Nov. 2019. & Juliet London received nine Olivier Award nominations, including Best Musical. Tickets to & Juliet are available now. Book & Juliet tickets on London Theatre today.

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[Poster] Dear Evan Hansen 15595
27 December 2021 - 22 October 2022

The smash-hit Broadway musical Dear Evan Hansen, from the writers of La La Land and The Greatest Showman, transferred to London’s Noel Coward Theatre in November 2019. Dear Evan Hansen tickets are available on London Theatre now. A letter that was never meant to be seen, a lie that was never meant to be told, a life he never dreamed he could have. Evan Hansen is about to get the one thing he’s always wanted: a chance to finally fit in. Both deeply personal and profoundly contemporary, DEAR EVAN HANSEN is a new musical about life and the way we live it. Sam Tutty leads the Dear Evan Hansen musical cast. Tutty was picked for the show straight out of stage school, having graduated from Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts and taking part in open auditions with some 8,000 other hopefuls. The role has previously been played by Ben Platt on Broadway, who went on to win the Tony Award for best actor in a musical for his performance. The original Dear Evan Hansen cast was completed by Lucy Anderson, Doug Colling, Marcus Harman, Rebecca McKinnis, Lauren Ward, Rupert Young, Jack Loxton, Nicole Raquel Dennis, Tricia Adele-Turner, David Breeds, Haydn Cox, Natalie Kassanga, Hannah Lindsey, Mark Peachey, Courtney Stapleton, Alex Thomas-Smith and James Winter. Dear Evan Hansen opened on Broadway at the Music Box Theatre in 2016, and was an instant hit, loved for its story, Benj Pasek and Justin Paul’s score, and the leading performance of Platt in the title role. The musical picked up six Tony Awards in 2017 including Best Musical, Best Book of a Musical, and Best Original Score, which includes “Waving Through a Window”, “Anybody Have a Map?” and “You Will Be Found”. The Dear Evan Hansen musical has been a cult hit, with recordings of the show's songs being released by the likes of Katy Perry and in March 2018, Platt and Lin-Manuel Miranda released a mash-up version of "You Will Be Found" from Hansen and "The Story of Tonight" from Miranda's Hamilton. Tickets to Dear Evan Hansen are available now. Book your Dear Evan Hansen tickets on London Theatre today. Please note: There is a strictly-enforced limit of 6 tickets per person, per booking period. ## Important COVID Entry Requirements Mask You are required to wear a mask at all times while inside this venue. Proof of vaccine and/or test You are required to show proof of a negative Covid-19 test or proof of vaccination in order to attend this performance. Health check When you arrive at this venue, you may be asked to fill out a health questionnaire or have your temperature taken. Covid safety This venue has additional Covid-19 safety measures in place to ensure the health and well-being of the staff, performers, and guests. This venue is complying with the latest industry 'See It Safely' guidelines.

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[Poster] Tina 8547
5 August 2021 - 18 December 2022

Tina: The Tina Turner Musical is at the Aldwych Theatre. Tina: The Tina Turner Musical tickets are available on London Theatre now. Tina Turner was born Anna Mae Bullock on 26 November 1939 in Nutbush, Tennessee. She shot to fame in the mid-1950s singing with Ike Turner's Kings of Rhythm, originally under the name "Little Ann." She became Tina Turner in 1960 and began the Ike & Tina Turner Revue with hits such as "River Deep - Mountain High", "Proud Mary" and "Nutbush City Limits", selling-out tickets to shows in stadiums and arenas across the world. She has since spoken openly about being a victim of domestic abuse and split from Ike in 1976. She obtained Swiss citizenship in 2013 and currently lives in Küsnacht, Switzerland. Tina - The Tina Turner Musical* chronicles the life of the rock 'n' roll legend who brought us hit songs like "What's Love Got to Do With It", "Proud Mary", "The Best", "River Deep Mountain High" and "Better Be Good To Me". Find out more about Tina: The Tina Turner Musical in London. Adrienne Warren originated the role of Tina Turner in Tina: The Tina Turner Musical. She made her Broadway debut in 2012 when she appeared in the Lin-Manuel Miranda musical Bring It On at the St James Theatre. She then went on to star in Shuffle Along, or, the Making of the Musical Sensation of 1921 and All That Followed, which saw her nominated for a Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Musical. Tina Turner's story was previously presented in the film 'What's Love Got to Do with It?' directed by Brian Gibson. Released in 1993 it starred Angela Bassett as Tina Turner and Laurence Fishburne as Ike Turner. The stage musical Soul Sister was devised by John Miller and Pete Brooks and produced by Bill Kenwright and John Miller. It ran at The Hackney Empire in 2012 before transferring to the West End's Savoy Theatre where it was nominated for an Olivier Award. This new musical, however, is the first musical Turner is directly involved with. Tickets to Tina: The Tina Turner Musical are available now. Book your Tina: The Tina Turner Musical tickets on London Theatre today. Important COVID Entry RequirementsMaskYou are required to wear a mask at all times while inside this venue.Proof of vaccine and/or testYou are required to show proof of a negative Covid-19 test or proof of vaccination in order to attend this performance.Covid safetyThis venue has additional Covid-19 safety measures in place to ensure the health and well-being of the staff, performers, and guests.

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21 September 2021 - 23 October 2022

Grab your skateboard. Stock up on plutonium. And turn the ignition on your DeLorean because Back to the Future has landed in the West End. Back to the Future tickets are available on London Theatre now. Based on the iconic 1985 film starring Michael J. Fox and Christopher Lloyd, Back to the Future The Musical brings the beloved movie to the stage for the first time. The Back to the Future musical story follows high schooler Marty McFly, who just wants to ride around town on his skateboard. When his friend and experimental scientist Dr. Emmett Brown reveals his latest invention, a time-travelling DeLorean, Marty finds himself caught in a high-speed chase that accidentally lands him back in 1955. Once he’s there, he meets his high school-aged parents, but his meddling with time begins to threaten his own existence. Marty finds Doc Brown and together, they bend the rules of time to save each other. The Back to the Future film screenwriters, Bob Gale and Robert Zemeckis, who also directed the trilogy, co-created the musical. and Gale contributed the show’s book alongside Glen Ballard and Alan Silvestri, who wrote original music and lyrics. The musical’s score also features hits from the film including “The Power of Love" and “Johnny B. Goode.” John Rando directs the production, with choreography by Chris Bailey. Back to the Future The Musical had a world premiere at the Manchester Opera House in February 2020, but its initial run was cut short due to the Covid-19 theatrical shutdowns. Now, Back to the Future The Musical in London sends audiences back in time at the Adelphi Theatre. Tickets to Back to the Future The Musical are available now. Book your Back to the Future The Musical tickets on London Theatre today.

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14 October 2021 - 30 April 2023

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is at the Palace Theatre. Harry Potter and the Cursed Child tickets are available on London Theatre now. Based on an original new story by J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne and John Tiffany, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is a new play by Jack Thorne. It is the eighth story in the Harry Potter series and the first official Harry Potter story to be presented on stage.The critically acclaimed production is the most awarded new play in theatre history, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child has won 24 major theatre awards in the UK and is the most awarded play in the history of the Olivier Awards, winning a record-breaking nine awards including Best New Play. The production has also won 25 major US awards with six Tony Awards including Best Play and is now running at the Palace Theatre in London's West End.The production features a cast of over forty, and is one play presented in two Parts intended to be seen in order on the same day (matinee and evening), or on two consecutive evenings. It is the eighth story in the Harry Potter series and is set "nineteen years later". The production is directed by John Tiffany with movement by Steven Hoggett. It features set designs by Christine Jones, costumes by Katrina Lindsay, lighting by Neil Austin, music by Imogen Heap, sound by Gareth Fry and special effects by Jeremy Chernick.Harry Potter and the Cursed Child received its world premiere at the Palace Theatre in London in July 2016, and went on to become to one of the most-coveted productions in West End history, winning a record nine Olivier Awards from a record-breaking 11 nominations. Award wins included best new play, best director for Tiffany, best actor, actress and actor in supporting roles, and set, costume, sound and lighting design. In conjunction with the play's premiere, the script was published and sold over 2 million copies in the first two days of release in North America, and over 800,000 copies in its first week in the UK.The play subsequently transferred to Broadway, where it won six Tony Awards including best play, and productions are now running in Melbourne and San Francisco, with Canadian and German productions set for 2020.Why is Harry Potter and the Cursed Child in two Parts?Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is a fitting eighth story to the Harry Potter franchise, and thus is an epic story. In order to tell the story in full, it is told across two Parts, and audiences are meant to see the two Parts together. Audiences can either watch both Parts in one day - an afternoon performance of Part One and an evening performance of Part Two; or across consecutive evenings - Part One on a Thursday evening and Part Two on a Friday evening. When you book Harry Potter and the Cursed Child tickets with LondonTheatre.co.uk, you will be buying tickets to both Parts together, either for two performances in one day, or across two nights. Harry Potter and the Cursed Child review round-upReviews of the production were unanimously positive when the play first opened in the West End. Here is a selection of quotes from London theatre critics:[It] is a work that will thrill new audiences as well as regular theatregoers alike -- some 50% of the audience is reported to be first-timers -- and could inspire and encourage a whole new generation to make theatre part of their lives. Mark Shenton for LondonTheatre.co.uk (read the full review)"It's a spectacle for the theatre, one that is filled to the brim with fan service and magical imagery that will amaze. For any Potterhead who can get their hands on a ticket, it will no doubt be a fantastic experience..." Jack Shepherd for the Independent"This is a production that thrills at the aura of possibility lurking in the Victorian splendour of the theatre itself, a bygone age of smoke and mirrors." Dominic Cavendish for The TelegraphHarry Potter and the Cursed Child trailer<iframe allow="accelerometer; autoplay; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture" allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="400" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/M6wEiYdCuTs" width="100%"To book official Harry Potter and the Cursed Child tickets, use the widget on this page, or book a combined ticket & hotel package. Tickets to Harry Potter and the Cursed Child are available now. Book your Harry Potter and the Cursed Child tickets on London Theatre today.

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