WestEndTheatre.com boards major London theatre initiative
“London Theatre Week” will promote over 70 London shows, with tickets from £15
Major shows include Back to the Future, Disney’s The Lion King, Les Miserables, Oklahoma!, Phantom, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child & more
WestEndTheatre.com has signed up to participate in major theatre industry promotion London Theatre Week.
Starting today, 20 February, we will be offering special prices on over 70 West End and London shows – the most ambitious and wide-ranging selection of shows ever included.
The promotion runs until March 5, 2023, with special ticket prices set at £15, £25, £35 or £45, for performances this spring and summer 2023 (dates vary by show, check for details).
Luke Dillon, Publisher of WestEndTheatre.com said: “We are delighted to be getting on board with this year’s London Theatre Week promotion. Given the challenges of the last few years, industry initiatives like this are hugely important. This extraordinary promotion, which includes over 70 new and returning shows, is the most ambitious ever put together, and we are delighted to be bringing these special ticket prices to our customers.”
A number of musicals featured in the promotion are brand new to the West End, including Nicholas Hytner’s immersive production of Guys & Dolls at the Bridge Theatre; The Great British Bake Off Musical, based on the much-loved TV show, starring Haydn Gwynne (The Windsors) and John Owen Jones (Les Miserables); Sylvia at The Old Vic starring Beverly Knight (The Bodyguard); Disney’s Newsies at the Troubadour Wembley Park Theatre; and Daniel Fish’s acclaimed Broadway production of Oklahoma! at the Wyndham’s Theatre.
Musicals coming soon to London and also featured in the promotion include Broadway hit Ain’t Too Proud – The Life and Times of the Temptations at the Prince Edward Theatre; Susan Stroman’s new, five-star production of Gershwin musical Crazy For You at the Gillian Lynne Theatre; and Groundhog Day The Musical, from the creators of Matilda The Musical, at The Old Vic.
Long-running, blockbuster shows include Wicked at the Apollo Victoria Theatre; Back to the Future at the Adelphi Theatre; The Book of Mormon at the Prince of Wales Theatre; Andrew Lloyd-Webber’s Phantom of the Opera at Her Majesty’s Theatre; & Juliet at the Shaftesbury Theatre; Disney’s The Lion King at the Lyceum Theatre; Disney’s Frozen at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane; Cameron Mackintosh’s Les Miserables at the Sondheim Theatre; Tina – The Tina Turner Musical at the Aldwych Theatre; Jersey Boys at the Trafalgar Theatre; Dirty Dancing at the Dominion Theatre; Pretty Woman The Musical at the Savoy Theatre; Only Fools and Horses The Musical at the Theatre Royal Haymarket; Mamma Mia! at the Novello Theatre; and Matilda the Musical at the Cambridge Theatre.
A wealth of drama and comedy is also featured, including Hollywood star Matthew Modine in To Kill a Mockingbird at the Gielgud Theatre; pop star Cheryl in 2:22 A Ghost Story at the Lyric Theatre; Ozark’s Janet McTeer in Phaedra at the National Theatre; Reece Shearsmith in The Unfriend at the Criterion Theatre; Poldark’s Aidan Turner in Lemons Lemons Lemons Lemons Lemons at the Harold Pinter Theatre; and Felicity Kendal in Noises Off at the Phoenix Theatre.
Long-running plays include Harry Potter and the Cursed Child at the Palace Theatre; The Play That Goes Wrong at the Duchess Theatre; and Agatha Christie’s The Mousetrap at St. Martin’s Theatre.
A huge number of London venues are participating in the promotion, from most West End theatres, to the National Theatre, Shakespeare’s Globe, the Lyric Hammersmith, Southwark Playhouse, Theatre Royal Stratford East, and the Royal Albert Hall.