Top London West End Musicals
Here is our selection of the best musicals currently running in London. We’ve partnered with DiscountTheatre.com to offer you discount rates on cheap seats at some of London’s top shows! Happy Travels!
Experience this unforgettable musical and you’ll discover to your delight that you didn’t really know the whole story of the enchanted Land of Oz after all. There’s never been a better time to catch what he Sunday Telegraph called ‘the hit musical with brains, heart and courage’ as it flies into its sixth spellbinding year at the Apollo Victoria Theatre.
Now in its 26th year, Andrew Lloyd-Webber’s record-breaking musical continues to captivate audiences at Her Majesty’s Theatre in London’s West End after more than 10,000 performances. Its mesmerising score, featuring classics The Music of the Night and All I Ask of You, combines with jaw-dropping scenery and breath-taking special effects to bring this tragic love story to life.
Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the world’s greatest rock ‘n’ roll band The Beatles, live in London’s West End. Let It Be is a spectacular theatrical concert jam-packed with over twenty of the Fab Four’s greatest hits. You’ll experience an electrifying multimedia spectacle that will take you back to the sun-kissed Sixties, when all you needed was love and a little help from your friends.
The Book of Mormon is a religious satire musical that follows the journey of two Mormons, Elder Price and Elder Cunningham, who are sent on a mission to convert the natives in Uganda. It’s outrageous, wildly irreverent, near the knuckle, hysterically funny and really rather sweet. if you like South Park, you’ll love this.
In October 2010 Cameron Mackintosh’s production of Boublil and Schonberg’s Les Misérables celebrated its 25th Anniversary in London and is now the world’s longest running musical. Their international award-winning show will sweep you up in an epic tale of passion and destruction, set against the backdrop of a nation in the grip of revolution.
Billy Elliot is a funny, moving, feel-good celebration of hope and the power of dreams. Adapted from the classic 2000 Brit movie drama starring Jamie Bell, It’s got music and choreography to die for, plus five super-talented young actors—affectionately known as the Billies—sharing the role of the northern lad who beats prejudice and poverty to become a dancer.
Based on the Pythons’ classic 1974 movie Monty Python & The Holy Grail, it’s an (extremely) loose and utterly hilarious retelling of the Arthurian legend of the quest for the aforementioned sacred wine goblet. It features a very silly cast of characters including the Lady of the Lake (Bonnie Langford), the indestructible Black Knight, the Knights who say ‘Ni!’ and more. If you like Python, you’ll love Spamalot.
Once is based on the 2006 Irish musical film of the same name, written and directed by John Carney. It has been brillliantly adapted from stage to screen by Enda Walsh and retains much of the films original Grammy-nominated soundtrack written by Glen Hansard and Marketa Irglova, including the hit song ‘Falling Slowly’, which recieved a 2007 Accademy Award for Best Original Song.
Based on the much-loved, tongue-twisting Dr. Seuss books inclusing Horton Hears a Who!, How the Grinch Stole Christmas, Green Eggs and Ham and many others, Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty’s musical returns to London following its previous tremendous success in both the UK and US.