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Your Guide to London Theatre Week 2022

20 February 2022 by TodayTix
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You’re invited to London Theatre Week in 2022, and tickets to all your favourite shows are in one place.

Through 13 March, you can get West End theatre tickets in London Theatre Week at £15, £25, and £35. There are over 40 shows taking part across dozens of London stages, from intimate plays like The Glass Menagerie to explosive pop spectacles like & Juliet to musical theatre classics like Les Misérables.

Whether you’re someone who goes for the alternative shows or fan favourites, our lineup for London Theatre Week has never been hotter. Read on to learn more about London Theatre Week, what shows you can get tickets for, and our guides for what to wear, where to eat, and what music to play to get yourself pumped up to see your favorite theatre shows live.

Book London Theatre Week tickets on TodayTix.

What is London Theatre Week?

London Theatre Week is the best time to buy your theatre tickets in London for this year’s biggest shows. This year, London Theatre Week runs through 13 March, and exclusive prices on tickets are only available during this window. Tickets start at £15, £25, or £35, depending on the show, for more than 40 shows in the West End and beyond.

Get theatre tickets to the best shows in the West End, including The Lion King, Frozen the Musical, Les Misèrables, The Phantom of the Opera, and more. London Theatre Week has so many options of what shows to see at a price that is right for everyone. Discover more about London Theatre Week.

Are tickets only available for performances during London Theatre Week?

No — you can book seats in advance for plenty of future dates and upcoming shows, as long as you actually purchase the tickets during London Theatre Week. London Theatre Week also isn’t just for West End shows open now. We have tickets to shows opening soon, including Grease and My Fair Lady. Impress your friends with theatre tickets to the newest shows coming soon — you can be the first to get tickets to the shows that everyone will be talking about.

Let the theatre vibes continue all year long and book your tickets to shows in upcoming months as part of London Theatre Week! With over 40 shows in London Theatre Week, there’s plenty to choose from. Get tickets to one, or two, or ten for fantastic prices while you can! Read on to find out all the shows with London Theatre Week tickets.

Musicals in London Theatre Week

Get your rave on at these West End musicals, packed with catchy tunes that you’ll be singing for days. By the end of these shows, you’ll have so much energy that you could crowdsurf your way through the auditorium. Or why not feel all the deep, emotional concert vibes and cry at the heartfelt ballads? Many of your favourite singers have probably covered musical theatre tracks, so go hear the original versions during London Theatre Week.

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Wicked

What better way to take advantage of London Theatre Week ticket prices than by experiencing the mega-hit about the witches of Oz. So much happened before Dorothy dropped in, and you can defy gravity with the best price on tickets.

Book Wicked tickets in London Theatre Week from £15.

Dirty Dancing

Dirty Dancing

You’ll have the time of your life when you see Dirty Dancing on stage. The musical adaptation has everything you love about the 1987 movie: nostalgia, romantic choreography, and of course, that legendary lift.

Book Dirty Dancing tickets in London Theatre Week from £15.

The Lion King

The Lion King

Can you feel the love tonight? You will when you join the circle of life and get London Theatre Week tickets to The Lion King, a truly unique theatrical spectacle.

Book The Lion King tickets in London Theatre Week from £25.

Cast members of the Book of Mormon in white shirts and black dress pants and shoes, jumping in midair with their arms outstretched

The Book of Mormon

Say hello to the Mormons — and great prices on tickets to see them! This hilarious, yet not exactly church-approved, musical has been bringing audiences in two by two since 2013.

Book The Book of Mormon tickets in London Theatre Week from £25.

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Mamma Mia!

Want to escape the dreary London winter weather? Gather your pals to the sunnier climates of the Greek isles in Mamma Mia!

Book Mamma Mia! Tickets in London Theatre Week from £25.

Frozen

Frozen the Musical

The musical’s title may be Frozen the Musical and center on a princess with ice powers, but this Disney story of sisterhood will warm your heart. Now’s your chance to get the coolest ticket prices — don’t let it go!

Book Frozen the Musical tickets in London Theatre Week from £25.

Matilda

Matilda

Sometimes you have to be a little bit naughty and buy a ticket to Matilda. This musical adaptation of the 1996 movie, about a bookish little girl with extraordinary powers, has been delighting West End audiences for 10 years.

Book Matilda tickets in London Theatre Week from £25.

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Les Misérables

Do you hear the people sing? That sound is coming from the Sondheim Theatre, where you can see Les Misérables, the longest-running West End musical. Don’t wait one day more!

Book Les Misérables tickets in London Theatre Week from £35.

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Mary Poppins

This supercalifragilisticexpialidocious Disney musical adaptation is practically perfect in every way. You won’t need a spoonful of sugar to make this story of a magical nanny enjoyable for the whole family.

Book Mary Poppins tickets in London Theatre Week from £25.

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Tina: The Tina Turner Musical

Rock legend Tina Turner’s life comes to sparkling life onstage. Get ahead of the crowds with tickets to Tina: The Tina Turner Musical and feel like you’re at the coolest rock concert around.

Book Tina: The Tina Turner Musical tickets in London Theatre Week from £25.

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The Phantom of the Opera

If The Phantom of the Opera is there inside your mind, then go see him on stage! This dark, romantic tale is as iconic as ever, and there’s nothing like hearing the music of the night live.

Book The Phantom of the Opera tickets in London Theatre Week from £35.

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Dear Evan Hansen

Dear theatregoer, today is going to be a great day and here’s why: You can get tickets right now to Dear Evan Hansen, a musical that reminds everyone, even the loneliest of people, that there’s a place for you and you will be found.

Book Dear Evan Hansen tickets in London Theatre Week from £25.

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Back to the Future: The Musical

Are your playlists filled with songs from past decades? Prefer to listen to ‘80s tracks rather than today’s so-called drivel? Get in on the power of love at Back to the Future: The Musical

Book Back to the Future tickets in London Theatre Week from £25.

Get Up Stand Up!

Get Up, Stand Up! The Bob Marley Musical

Add Bob Marley as the newest in a long list of music legends who’ve had their story told onstage. This year, the West End welcomes Bob Marley in a world premiere musical, Get Up, Stand Up! The Bob Marley Musical

Book Get Up, Stand Up! The Bob Marley Musical tickets in London Theatre Week from £25.

Cinderella

Cinderella

Don your best gown and hop in your pumpkin coach (or on the tube) to see Cinderella! In Andrew Lloyd Webber’s fresh take on the classic fairytale. Looks aren’t everything, and it’s better to be true to yourself.

Book Cinderella tickets in London Theatre Week from £35.

Come From Away

Come From Away

Welcome to the Rock! See the best of humankind at Come From Away, the story of the Newfoundland town that extended their compassion and friendship to strangers from across the world in the face of the 9/11 tragedy.

Book Anything Goes tickets in London Theatre Week from £15.

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Grease

Spend a summer night in 1950s California at Grease! If you were born to hand jive or spend your days mooning over theatre, don’t miss the revival of this timeless teen love story.

Book Grease tickets in London Theatre Week from £15.

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& Juliet

Know your “Renegade” from your “Toosie Slide”? If you usually dance your way through a weekend festival, get practicing your viral Tiktok moves in & Juliet, filled with songs by Katy Perry and Ariana Grande.

Book & Juliet tickets in London Theatre Week from £15.

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Jersey Boys

Are you normally the person who waits at the front of the crowd to see a concert reunion? Continue that tradition as the Four Seasons come together in Jersey Boys.

Book Jersey Boys tickets in London Theatre Week from £25.

Only Fools and Horses

Only Fools and Horses the Musical

The hit TV series is now an uproarious musical comedy. And with great ticket prices for London Theatre Week? Sounds cushty to us!

Book Only Fools and Horses the Musical tickets in London Theatre Week from £15.

Drifters

The Drifters Girl

Come on over to the Drifters’ place — the Garrick Theatre, that is. The Drifters Girl tells the story of the iconic band and their manager, Faye Treadwell, that propelled them and all their hit songs into the history books.

Book The Drifters Girl tickets in London Theatre Week from £25.

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My Fair Lady

Wouldn’t it be loverly to spend an evening at My Fair Lady? Get yourself to the theatre on time and dance all night with Eliza Doolittle at this classic musical.

Book My Fair Lady tickets in London Theatre Week from £35.

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Anything Goes

All aboard the S. S. America! See dancing sailors, hilarious blackmail plots, and plenty of old-fashioned musical theatre flair (complete with tap dancing) led by Kerry Ellis as Reno Sweeney in Anything Goes.

Book Anything Goes tickets in London Theatre Week from £25.

Saturday Night Fever

Saturday Night Fever

Looking for a fun night of disco dancing and upbeat ’70s tunes? Put on your boogie shoes and boogie on over to Saturday Night Fever!

Book Saturday Night Fever tickets in London Theatre Week from £35.

Plays in London Theatre Week

Just like musicals, there are so many different types of plays to see, from comedies to dramas to immersive spectacles. During London Theatre Week, you can be part of the investigation at crime dramas like Witness for the Prosecution or get ready to laugh out loud at London’s funniest shows like The Play That Goes Wrong.

Hermione, Harry and Ron in Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

The Harry Potter stories inspired a generation of budding magicians to practice their tricks, and the professionals often tour festivals nationwide presenting their latest illusions. If you’re someone who is wowed by even the smallest things, get ready to have your mind blown at Harry Potter and the Cursed Child.

Book Harry Potter and the Cursed Child tickets in London Theatre Week from £15.

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The Mousetrap

It’s the West End’s longest-running show for a reason. Can you solve the murder mystery in this Agatha Christie play?

Book The Mousetrap tickets in London Theatre Week from £15.

The Human Voice

The Human Voice

Ruth Wilson reunites with Ivo van Hove for The Human Voice. It’s an explosive drama which follows one woman as she speaks to her lover of five years for the final time.

Book The Human Voice tickets in London Theatre Week from £15.

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The Play That Goes Wrong

Like to see up-and-coming comedians? Catch Mischief Theatre, London’s hottest acting company, in their debut wonder, The Play That Goes Wrong

Book The Play That Goes Wrong tickets in London Theatre Week from £15.

The 47th

The 47th

Mike Bartlett’s new play delves into the underbelly of American politics. Bertie Carvel plays Donald Trump in a new satirical play which explores what could happen in 2024.

Book The 47th tickets in London Theatre Week from £15.

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Straight Line Crazy

Ralph Fiennes stars in this play about Robert Moses, the city planner who built New York, and how he did it. Spoiler: Manipulation, political intrigue, and charisma abound.

Book Straight Line Crazy tickets in London Theatre Week from £25.

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Life of Pi

See the acclaimed novel and movie brought to life on stage. The survival story of Life of Pi uses intricate puppetry and theatre magic to take you on a journey across the ocean with Pi and his animal companions.

Book Life of Pi tickets in London Theatre Week from £25.

From Witness for the Prosecution, a man sitting in a large maroon chair with a red jacket on

Witness for the Prosecution

Crime podcasts are a popular listen with millions worldwide, so when podcasts host live conversations, they sell out. Get in touch with your inner detective and solve the crimes in Witness for the Prosecution

Book Witness for the Prosecution tickets in London Theatre Week from £15.

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The Woman in Black

Ready for a thrill and a scare? This tale of a mysterious specter that haunts the life and memories of a lawyer is as chilling as ever.

Book The Woman in Black tickets in London Theatre Week from £15.

The Ocean at the End of the Lane

The Ocean at the End of the Lane

A man relives his fateful 12th birthday, and his adventure into a magical world with threatening forces, in the stage adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s fantasy novel. Can he — and you — survive the journey?

Book The Ocean at the End of the Lane tickets in London Theatre Week from £15.

Amy Adams

The Glass Menagerie

Amy Adams makes her West End debut as Amanda Wingfield in this classic Tennessee Williams play. Amanda’s desperation to secure her daughter’s future ends up putting a strain on her relationship with both her children.

Book The Glass Menagerie tickets in London Theatre Week from £25.

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COCK

J finds himself conflicted when his boyfriend, M, leaves him for the picture-perfect W, a woman. Jonathan Bailey and Taron Egerton star in this 90-minute play about sexual fluidity.

Book COCK tickets in London Theatre Week from £35.

Death Drop

Death Drop

If you’re looking for a different kind of mystery play — one with drag queens, laughs, and lip-syncing — check out Death Drop. A murder has taken place at the 10th anniversary dinner party for Prince Charles and Princess Diana, but which one of the queens committed the crime?

Book Death Drop tickets in London Theatre Week from £15.

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The Seagull

See Emilia Clarke take on the role of Nina in the classic Chekhov play. This tale of loneliness and love sees friends and family turn on each other when their hopes and dreams are dashed, with little else left to do.

Book The Seagull tickets in London Theatre Week from £25.

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The Glow

As far as assistants to a clairvoyant go, a nameless woman in a cell seems as good a candidate as anyone for a strange and mysterious job. But she soon reveals powers even the medium doesn’t see coming.

Book The Glow tickets in London Theatre Week from £15.

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Clybourne Park

In this spinoff to the classic Lorraine Hansberry play A Raisin in the Sun, Bruce Norris delves into the tensions between the all-white and later all-Black residents of the titular neighborhood in 20th-century Chicago.

Book Clybourne Park tickets in London Theatre Week from £25.

Running with Lions

Running with Lions

Sian Carter’s debut play Running with Lions explores how one family navigate their lives after loss.

Book Running with Lions tickets in London Theatre Week from £15.

Variety acts in London Theatre Week

Sometimes, the best memories can be made at nontraditional shows, and London is full of hidden treasures. If you’ve seen every long-running West End show or are looking for a break from a traditional play or musical, there are many more types of thrilling entertainment to discover. Find a night of unexpected joy in London Theatre Week, with dancers and acrobats taking to London stages every night of the week. 

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Magic Mike Live

Usually the one cutting shapes on the dancefloor? See if you can pull off all the moves in Magic Mike Live and then get practicing.

Book Magic Mike Live tickets in London Theatre Week from £35.

Daisy and Gatsby from The Great Gatsby dancing on opposite sides of a table and looking at each other

The Great Gatsby

Ever dreamed of going to one of Jay Gatsby’s lavish parties? Now’s your chance. Don your best 1920s garb and be transported into the rich and mysterious world of The Great Gatsby, old sport!

Book The Great Gatsby tickets in London Theatre Week from £25.

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Doctor Who: Time Fracture

Travel through time and space in this immersive production that puts you into the mind-bending world of Doctor Who. Battle aliens, hop in the Tardis, and save the universe as we know it.

Book Doctor Who: Time Fracture tickets in London Theatre Week from £15.

The Choir of Man

The Choir of Man

Pub concerts have never been so much fun. The Choir of Man delivers catchy new arrangements of your favorite pop tunes, poetic musings on society, and plenty of tap dancing that’ll make you want to dance, too.

Book The Choir of Man tickets in London Theatre Week from £15.

What to wear for London Theatre Week

The winter weather may have forced you to hide your stylish outfits under a coat, but that doesn’t mean you can’t dress up to see a show. Feel inspired by the fashion muses in West End shows and create an outfit that’s theatrically inspired. We’ve got all the London Theatre Week fashion do’s and don’ts here.

Playlists to listen to for London Theatre Week

Let theatre anthems be the soundtrack to your London Theatre Week. From hits in The Lion King, Wicked, and Matilda to chart-topping pop songs that could slot into a West End show like & Juliet, you’ll have theatre on the brain. We’ve got the best London Theatre Week songs here.

Where to eat during London Theatre Week

Deciding where to eat before or after a show is difficult at the best of times. Now with 45 shows in London Theatre Week, you can plan out a theatre-inspired feast on all your favourite shows. We’ve put together a menu and London suggestions on where to eat here.

Discover all of the shows in London Theatre Week and book your tickets today!