The most famous London musicals

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London is one of the most famous cities in the world for its fantastic musicals that every day attract passionate and curious. Each day of events can choose a different show to go to, from the historical musicals We will rock you and Mamma mia! until the new shows of Love never dies that international critics are enthusiastic about.
In this category you will find the main musical of London with the possibility of buying tickets at discounted prices and many more offers.

Thriller

Los musicales de Londres más famosos

For fans of “king of the pop” Michael Jackson, Thriller Live is a musical that can be lost. Released the first days of January 2009, shortly before his death, Thriller Live is a historical excursus of his most famous songs, from when he was a child and danced and sang at the Jackson Five.

The show represents his fame, the famous step backwards sliding with the tips of his feet, the dance and the robotic movements that have always represented him. The album All The Wall is listened to and in the end it is passed to the winner Trhiller. The cast is spectacular and musicians also appear on the stage. There is not a single dancer who represents Michael Jackson, the roles are exchanged. The artists dance synchronized by more or less forty songs and the presence of the genius is felt in the air, while the audience is also called to dance.

Thriller Live in London

NAME SHOW: Thriller Live
THEATER: Lyric
THEATER ADDRESS: Shaftesbury Avenue, London, W1V 7HA.
HOURS SHOWS: Tuesday to Friday 7.30, Saturdays 4.00-8.00, Sundays 7.30-3.30
SPECTACLE TIME: 2 h 30 min
PRICES FROM: £30

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Billy Elliot

Billy Elliot

The Musical Billy Elliot in London embodies the victory of dreams and will. It is the musical for all those who love dance or who simply believe in dreams. The show catches you emotionally, by the significant plot, by the musical force of the songs composed by Elton John and Lee Hall. It tells of Billy Elliot, young man who wants to become a dancer but has to do the will of the father who instead wants him to be a boxer.

The dreams of the young man still do not die and are followed by the memories of the mother who, when she was still alive, had left her a letter in which she said to always do all the things in which she believes. The musical, presented in London for the first time in 2005, has won 4 Awards and has also reached Australia and Broadway. In New York he has won 10 Tony Awards.

Billy Elliot in London

NAME SHOW: Billy Elliot
THEATER: Victoria Palace
THEATER DIRECTION: Victoria Street, London, SW1E 5EA
HOURS SHOWS: Monday to Wednesday 7.30, Thursday to Saturday 2.30-7.30
SHOW TIME: 3 h
PRICES FROM: £50

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Mamma Mia

Mamma mia

Friendly and light musical Mamma mia has gathered great consensus from the public around the world. Presented for the first time in London in 1999 in the following years it has been introduced in eight different languages.

The protagonist is Sophie, who has to marry and who for marriage wants the consent of the father, but the problem is that we know who is the father. He decides to investigate between the lines of his mother Donna’s diary and finally discovers that there are 3 possible parents. In the doubts he decides to invite all three. The musical is structured around the songs of the Swedish group Abba that in 1975 has written the song Mamma mia, from which they have taken the name of the musical.

Mamma mia in London
NAME SHOW: Mamma mia
THEATER: Prince of Wales
THEATER DIRECTION: Coventry Street, London, W1D 6AS
SCHEDULES SHOW: From Monday to Thursday 7.30, Friday 5.00- 8.30, Saturday 3.00 – 7.30
SHOW TIME: 2 hrs. 30 min
PRICES FROM: £50
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Musical Phantom of the opera

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Lovers of tradition will certainly appreciate the musical The Phantom of the Opera, which has been on the scene for more than twenty years. The story, out of the book by Gaston Leroux, seems that the public will never tire and continues to keep alive the interest for the love story.

Protagonist is El Fantasma, a musician who wears a mask because of a deformation on his face and lives in the underground of the Opera. One day he falls in love with a singer Christine but his love is not changed, on the contrary, the woman decides to marry Raoul and this full of anger the Phantom decides to get revenge. A cult in musical history, insurmountable, written by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Charles Hart with the collaboration of Richard Stillgoe, thrills for the special effects he proposes on stage.

The Phantom of the Opera London

NAME SHOW: The Phantom of the Opera,
THEATER: Her Majesty’s
THEATER DIRECTION: Haymarket, London, SW1Y 4QR
HOURS SHOWS: Monday 7.30, from Tuesday to Saturday 2.30-7.30
SHOW TIME: 2 hrs. 30 mins
PRICES FROM: £50

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Chicago

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The musical Chicago is presented for the first time on Broadway in 1975, but was not very successful because of the plot, maybe very cynical about the spirit of those times. The story tells of a 1926 story by Maurine Dallas Warkins, a Chicago Tribune journalist and tells of a nightclub dancer Roxie Hart who kills her own lover and managed to avoid entry into prison thanks to lawyer Billy Flynn.

This will help her become famous, along with another killer Velma Kelly, also a dancer. The musical reproduced in London in 2002 has enthused the public, with the creation of a past not too distant, the echo of the fame of the American show sculpted in the collective imagination and the disarming beauty of women avaricious and without scruples. As a musical background we can find some famous such as All That Jazz, Razzle Dazzle, Mr Cellophane.

Information about the musical Chicago in London

NAME SHOW: Chicago
THEATER: Cambridge theater
THEATER DIRECTION: Earlham Street, London, WC2 9HU
HOURS SHOWS: Monday-Thursday 8.00 pm, Friday 5.00-8.30 pm, Saturday 3.00-8.00 pm
SHOW TIME: 2 hrs. 15 mins
PRICES FROM: £ 35

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The Lion King

Known by all thanks to the animated film of Walt Disney the Lion King, music The Lion King has been imposed on the public since 1997 in Minneapolis and Broadway and in 1999 in London. Written by Irene Mecchi and Rogers Allers and product by Walt Disney is an all-time success, for a public not only of children but also for adults. It surprises by the colors of the costumes of the actors that represent the animals of the forest and by the songs, of which many are written by Elton John and Tim Rice. The protagonist is the lion Simba, who has to survive the attacks of his uncle Scar, jealous of him.

One day the king, Simba’s father, loses his life to save him and Simba escapes from the kingdom. Everyone thinks they are dead and Scar is crowned king. Some years later, Simba will take back that kingdom that awaits him and that has been taken away by deceit. The musical The Lion King continues to thrill. He has already won six Tony Awards, has been a candidate for eight Olivier Awards and has been awarded as a theatrical event of the year, while in 2008 the chaste of the Musical has involved a galá with the presence of the British Royal Family.

Information about the musical The Lion King in London
NAME SHOW: The Lion King
THEATER: Lyceum
THEATER ADDRESS: Wellington Street, London, WC2E 7DA
HOURS SHOWS: Tuesday 7.30, Wednesday-Saturday 2.00, 7.30, Sunday 2.00
SHOW TIME: 2 h 45 min
PRICES FROM: £50

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We will rock you

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The musical is spectacular, ideal for lovers of Queen’s music since the whole show unfolds with the famous songs of the band. Written by Ben Elton and presented for the first time in London in 2002 he has toured the world and has achieved success for the popularity of Queen. The plot is essential, a pretext to honor rock and Freddy Mercury.

The whole show is set in the planet Mall, submissive by the Globalsoft Corporation whose boss is the Killer Queen. Here young people have no personality and rock music has been abolished. The protagonists are two young people, Galileo (the Dreamer) and Scaramouche, who have to realize the prophecy of the rebirth of rock and defeat the Killer Queen. The show is exciting, and gives more the idea of ​​a concert than a theatrical presentation, assists musicians of a certain caliber with decorations that transform the Queen directory and the lights are involved in creating an exciting atmosphere.

Information about the musical We will rock you in London

NAME SHOW: We will rock you
THEATER: Dominion
THEATER DIRECTION: Tottenham Court Road, London, W7P OAG
HOURS SHOWS: Da lunedì a sabato 7.30 pm; Mercoledì e Sabato 2.30 pm
SPECTACLE TIME: 2 h and 40 min
PRICES FROM: £30

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Dirty Dancing

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For lovers of dance, the active rhythms of the sixties, the cult of cinema, the Musical Dirty Dancing is perfect. It is the renewal of the homonymous film of 1987 played by Patrick Swayze and Jennifer Gray. The protagonists are Baby and Johnny Castle included in the American frame of 1963. She is a girl who is on vacation, he is a dance teacher. Among them, love will be born thanks to the passion for dance. The musical takes up the famous songs of the film like Do you love me, Hungry Eyes. Watching the actors dancing, it makes you want to do it too.

Information about the musical Dirty Dancing in London
NAME SHOW: Dirty Dancing
THEATER: Aldwych Theater
THEATER DIRECTION: Aldwych London WC2B 4DF
SCHEDULES SHOWS: Dal lunedì al giovedì 7.30, venerdì e sabato 3.00-7.30
SPECTACLE TIME: 2 h 30 min
PRICES FROM: £39

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Sister Act

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Entertaining, friendly, of the gospel vocal, the musical Sister Act
It fills you with energy. Taken from the eponymous film of a movie diva Deloris Van Cartier which has attended a homicide and this is why the police decides to hide it in a convent. In order not to be recognized, she has to behave like a nun, which most times is difficult for her since she is not used to life at all. Not even here can he leave his artistic vein and for that reason the unfortunate choir becomes a gospel choir with great success. The vitality of the plot and the scene fascinate the public. The music is written by Alen Menken.

Information about the musical Sister Act in London

NAME SHOW: Sister Act
THEATER: London Palladium
THEATER DIRECTION: Argyll Street, London, W1V 1AD
HOURS SHOWS: Monday and Tuesday 7.30, Wednesday to Saturday 3.00-7.30
SPECTACLE TIME: 2 h 30 min
PRICES FROM: £50

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Wicked

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The musical Wicked represents a dreamlike parallel to the world of Oz, devised by the writer Frank Baum, written by Winnie Holzman and the music of Stephen Schwartz, they enact a fantastic world and an alternative way of seeing things. The plot is concentrated on Elphaba, the wicked witch of the West in the story of the Wizard of Oz, which is not really what everyone thinks it is. Her story is told by the good witch Glinda.

Flashback: Elphaba and Glinda go together to the magic school and end up dividing the room. At first they hate each other because Elphaba is ugly and green, Glinda is beautiful and loved by all. With time they become friends. At a certain point the Magician wants to take advantage of Elphaba’s powers, but she rejects him and that’s why he changes her for an evil witch, while she finds herself vagabond and runs away. Elphaba is good and in the stories always ends with a good ending: absolutely out of the ordinary. The show certainly can not be missed by those who since childhood have followed Dorothy’s stories of red shoes, to know the hidden sides of the story. The musical is enthusiastic and has been very successful in America and London.

Information about the Wicked musical in London

NAME SHOW: Wicked
THEATER: Apollo Victoria Theater
THEATER DIRECTION: 17 Wilton Road, London, SW1 1LL
HOURS SHOWS: From Monday to Saturday 7.30, Wednesdays and Saturdays 2.30, 7.30
SPECTACLE TIME: 2 h 30 min
PRICES FROM: £25

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Grease

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Musical cult in the theatrical history. Grease, born in 1970 from the fantasy of Jim Jakobs and Warren Casey came to be loved very fast on Broadway. The intention of the two designers was that of writing an entertaining plot that was set in the fifties with young people with hair full of gelatin and greasy (hence the title).

The musical base was with the guitar and the improvised cast. In 1971 the musical is revised and the story between the two young people becomes articulated to the point of receiving a worldwide fame (also a consequence of the film played by John Travolta). He talks about the contrast between Donny and Sandy and the respective school bands that play it, many times, one against the other. The song that encorona his love, in which they recognize similes and accomplices is “You’re The One That I Want”. It’s a very nice musical and you can not miss it.

Information about the musical Grease in London

NAME SHOW: Grease
THEATER: Piccadilly
THEATER DIRECTION: Denman Street, London, WTV 8D7
SCHEDULES SHOWS: From Monday to Thursday 7.30, Friday 5.30-8.30, Saturday 3.00, 7.30
SHOW TIME: 2 h 10 min
PRICES FROM: £35

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Love Never Dies

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Twenty-three years have passed since the first presentation of the Phantom of the Opera and Andrew Lloyd Webber, this 2010, has decided to try again Love Never Dies, sequel of the first musical so loved. Also in fiction time runs and after ten years the curtains open again in a different context.

We are in America, the Phantom lives here now, in the light of day. It is seen after the last appearance in the Paris subways. Ten years later Christine is offered a job in America, she already has a son, Gustave. This will be the environment that will once again move the passion of the protagonists. There is a great intensity of feelings, as in the first musical, although I know the setting has been changed and has gone from the suffering of non-acceptance to the suffering of a private love for a long time. But life promises a second chance because “love never dies” and so Weber opens a crack in the hope of the dreamer audience.

Information about the musical Love Never Dies in London
NAME SHOW: Love never dies
THEATER: Adelphi Theater
THEATER DIRECTION: Strand, London WC2
HOURS SHOWS: Monday-Tuesday 19.30, Wednesday to Saturday 14.30, 19.30
SPECTACLE TIME: 2 h and 30 min
PRICES FROM: £60

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