9 Amazing Deals for London Theatre Week
London Theatre Week will be taking over the West End with exclusive tickets for the best shows. From now until 10 March 2019, book tickets for just £15, £25 or £35 to an incredible selection of award-winning musicals and must-see plays.
Theatre doesn’t have to be pricey, so make sure you start filling your calendar with trips to see top West End shows without doing too much damage to your wallet. Here’s our guide to some of the best deals.
Ding dong! The multi-Tony Award-winning musical from the creators of South Park, “The Book of Mormon” is now celebrating six years in London’s West End. This laugh-out-loud musical comedy follows a pair of Mormon missionaries who travel to Uganda in an attempt to convert the locals to their religion. For guaranteed belly laughs, book now for one of the hottest tickets in town.
Based on Mark Hadden’s best-selling novel, “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time” is back in the West End for a strictly limited run. The story follows fifteen year old Christopher as he attempts to solve the mystery behind the killing of his neighbour’s dog. Despite being forbidden to continue his search by his father, his detective work leads to him uncovering hidden family truths.
The international smash-hit musical is now the ninth-longest running musical in West End history. Discover the untold story of the witches of Oz in this stunning show, filled with spectacular special effects and breathtaking vocals.
Failing rock star Dewey Finn decides to pose as a substitute teacher at a prestigious prep school, where he discovers the musical talents of his students and sets out to turn them into a guitar-shredding rock band. With a cast of exceptional young musicians and a score full of catchy songs, rock out with this smash-hit musical at the New London Theatre.
Stuck in a loveless marriage with a baby on the way, Jenna — a waitress and expert pie maker — dreams of winning the cash prize in a national pie contest and escaping from her abusive husband. With songs by Grammy Award winner, Sara Bareilles, this heartwarming Broadway musical is now playing in the West End.
Set in a small Canadian town in the days immediately following the attacks on 9/11, the award-winning musical “Come From Away” is now playing in the West End. After the closure of the American airspace, planes from all over the world were diverted to the small town of Gander, Newfoundland. This story of hope and humanity follows the people of Gander as they opened their doors to the 7000 stranded passengers.
Katherine Parkinson (The IT Crowd) stars in Laura Wade’s comedy about a married couple living a 1950s lifestyle. Following an acclaimed run at the National Theatre, this new play is now at the Duke of York’s Theatre until 13 April.
When a newspaper subeditor drives past a car accident and helps the injured driver, she suddenly finds herself sucked into a glamorous world of fame, talent, and prestige. The world premiere of Lucinda Coxon’s “Alys, Always” will open at the Bridge Theatre this month, directed by Nicholas Hytner. Based on Harriet Lane’s psychological thriller, this gripping drama will star Robert Glenister and Golden Globe-winning actress Joanne Froggart (“Downton Abbey”).
Following an acclaimed run at Shakepeare’s Globe, this ‘extraordinarily rousing’ play transfers to the West End on 8 March. Featuring an all-female cast, this exhilarating story of 17th-century poet Emilia Bassano is a timely meditation on the silencing of women.