The West End stage in September 1994

A snapshot of what was playing in the West End in September 1994, including Sunset Boulevard, Crazy for You, Copacabana, Design for Living starring Clive Owen, Imogen Stubbs in Saint Joan and Ruthie Henshall in She Loves Me.

Ticket prices in 1994: Average top price tickets were £30 for a musical and £20 for a play.

Clive Owen and Rachel Weisz in Design for Living
Clive Owen and Rachel Weisz in Design for Living

Adelphi: Sunset Boulevard by Andrew Lloyd-Webber

Albery: Lady Windermere’s Fan, starring Francesca Annis

Aldwych: An Inspector Calls, directed by Stephen Daldry

Ambassadors: 900 Oneonta, written and directed by David Beaird

Apollo: Neville’s Island, starring Tony Slattery

Apollo Victoria: Starlight Express, directed by Trevor Nunn

Coliseum: Tosca, The Mikado

Comedy: The Official Tribute to the Blues Brothers

Dominion: Grease, starring Shane Ritchie and Sonia

Donmar Warehouse: Design for Living, starring Clive Owen, Paul Rhys and Rachel Weisz

Drury Lane: Miss Saigon, directed by Nicholas Hytner

Duchess: Don’t Dress for Dinner starring Royce Mills

Duke of York’s: Beautiful Thing by Jonathan Harvey

Fortune: The Woman in Black, starring Mark Curry and Jeffry Wickham

Globe: The Winslow Boy by Terence Rattigan

Haymarket: Arcadia, starring Joanne Pearce and Roger Allam

Her Majesty’s: The Phantom of the Opera, directed by Harold Prince

Island Theatre at the Royalty: Once on this Island

Jonathan Pryce in Oliver!
Jonathan Pryce in Oliver!

London Palladium: Oliver!, starring Jonathan Pryce

Lyric: Five Guys Named Moe by Clarke Peters

National Theatre: Racing Demon, The Devil’s Disciple, The Seagull, The Children’s Hour, Sweet Bird of Youth, Broken Glass, Two Weeks with the Queen, Le Cid, Rutherford & Son

New London: Cats by Andrew Lloyd Webber

The Old Vic: The Sisters Rosensweig, starring Maureen Lipman, Janet Suzman and Lynda Bellingham

Palace: Les Miserables, directed by Trevor Nunn and John Caird

Phoenix: Blood Brothers, starring Stephanie Lawrence

Piccadilly: Only the Lonely

Prince Edward: Crazy for You

Prince of Wales: Copacabana, starring Gary Wilmot

Queen’s: What a Performance, starring David Suchet

Royal Court: Babies by Jonathan Harvey

Royal Opera House: Turandot, Le Cenerentola

RSC at the Barbican Theatre: The Tempest, The Hostage, The Venetian Twins, The Country Wife, Moby Dick

Sadler’s Wells: Cumbre Flamenca

St Martin’s: The Mousetrap, now in its 42nd year

Savoy: She Loves Me, starring Ruthie Henshall and John Gordon Sinclair

Shaftesbury: Out of the Blue

Strand: Saint Joan, starring Imogen Stubbs

Vaudeville: Dead Funny, starring Zoe Wanamaker

Victoria Palace: Buddy

Wyndham’s: The Miracle Worker, starring Jenny Seagrove

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