theatre

ADELPHI THEATRE

Musical
The Strand, WC2R ONS
WC2R ONS
0870 403 0303
Love Never Dies
Love Never Dies Andrew Lloyd Webber’s new show continues the story of the Phantom Of The Opera, who has moved from his lair in the Paris Opera House to haunt the fairgrounds of Coney Island, far across the Atlantic Ocean. Booking Until: May 28th 2011

ALDWYCH THEATRE

Dance spectacular
Aldwych, WC2B 4DF
WC2B 4DF
0870 4000 805
Dirty Dancing
Set during the summer of ‘63, the stage adaptation of the film follows the story of Frances The Classic Story On Stage Dirty Dancing - “Baby” Houseman and her introduction to the intense dance instructor Johnny Castle. The two engage in a tumultuous love affair while “Having The Time of Their Lives.” Every girl's favorite film about the love between a doctor's daughter and a dance teacher from the wrong side of town gets a stage adaptation. Booking Until: 23 Oct 201i

Hit musical Dirty Dancing – The Classic Story On Stage brings the action and music of the
iconic movie to London’s Aldwych theatre.


AMBASSADORS THEATRE

WEST STREET, WC2H 9ND
WC2H 9ND
0844 811 2334
STOMP
Originally created in Brighton in 1991, STOMP is a unique combination of percussion, movement and visual comedy. With unstoppable energy and toe-tapping exuberance, STOMP takes the clutter and junk of everyday life and transforms it into an irresistable theatrical event. Takes the clutter and junk of everyday life and transforms it into a theatrical event.STOMP was created by Luke Cresswell and Steve McNicholas (from 27 Sep 2007 - Booking to 10 April 2011

STOMP

APOLLO THEATRE

Shaftesbury Ave, W1V 7DH
W1V 7DH
0844 579 1940
The Country Girl
Stars Judge John Deed co-stars Jenny Seagrove and Martin Shaw in a tale of an alcoholic actor and his wife, whose relationship is tested to the limit.

In The Country Girl, Shaw plays fading star Frank Elgin, a performer in decline who is offered the chance to once again stand in the limelight as the lead of a new musical production Seagrove and Shaw spent six years working together on hugely popular TV series, Judge John Deed between 2001 and 2007.
 Closing: 26 Feb 2011

The Country Girl

APOLLO VICTORIA

17 Wilton Road, SW1V 1
0870 400 0751
WICKED
Based on Gregory Maguire’s novel of the same name, Wicked tells the untold story of Oz; the friendship between the two girls destined to become the good witch Glinda and her nemesis the Wicked Witch of the West. Experience this unforgettable, award-winning musical as it transports you to the spectacular fantasy world you think you know so well. Booking until: Booking Until: 30th April 2011

WICKED

CAMBRIDGE THEATRE

Earlham Street, WC2 9HU
020 7494 5080
CHICAGO
CAMBRIDGE THEATRE Earlham Street, WC2 9HU BOOKING 020 7494 5080 chicago A nightclub singer who dreams of headlining in Vaudeville, but only achieves celebrity status when she murders her lover, enlists the help of Chicago's shrewdest lawyer to whip up the publicity surrounding the case . Slick, sexy and sassy, Chicago is a must-see musical. Booking Until: 30 Aprii 2011 Show Times: Mon-Thu 20:00, Fri 17:00 & 20:30, Sat 15:00 & 20:00 (No perfs 24 & 25 Dec. Extra mats 22, 23, 28, 29 Dec 15:00.)

CHICAGO

CRITERION THEATRE

who dunnit
Piccadilly Circus,
SW1Y 4XA
0844 847 1778
THE 39 STEPS
The 39 Steps won Best Comedy at the Laurence Olivier Awards 2007. Brand new version of John Buchan's gripping whodunit - memorably filmed by Alfred Hitchcock in 1935- Richard Hannay, a bored London gentleman whose life suddenly becomes infinitely more interesting when a woman is murdered in his apartment. Who is she? is performed by four actors playing a minimum of 150 roles, transferring to the West End after a sensational sell-out run. Booking until: 23 Oct 2011

The 39 Steps

DOMINION THEATRE

Tottenham Court Rd, W1T 7AQ
0870 169 0116
We Will Rock You
Musical encorporating the songs of rock group Queen, rather than chronicaling the story of the band. The time is the future. Globalisation is complete. On Planet Mall all musical instruments are banned. The computer companies generate the tunes and everyone downloads them. But resistance is growing. Legend persists that somewhere instruments still exist... Show Times: Mon-Sat 19:30, Mat Sat 14:30, extra mat last Wed of every month and Weds in school holidays Booking until: April 2011

We Will Rock You

DONMAR WAREHOUSE

shakespeare
Earlham Street,
WC2H 9LX
0870 060 6624
King Lear
This new production of King Lear sees Derek Jacobi take on one of Shakespeare’s most testing roles, the aging monarch who sees his kingdom and life disappear before his eyes.
One of the greatest works in western literature, King Lear explores the very nature of human existence: love and duty, power and loss, good and evil.

 Previews From: 03 Dec 2010 Opening Night: 07 Dec 2010 Closing: 05 Feb 2011 Show Times: Mon-Sat 19:30 (7 Dec 19:00), Mats Thu & Sat 14:30

King Lear

DUCHESS THEATRE

Catherine Street,
WC2B 5LA
0870 890 1103
Love Story
Love Story tells the tale of two very different young people: Oliver Barrett IV went to Harvard and Jenny Cavilleri to Radcliffe. He was rich, she was poor. He was sporty, she played music. But they fell in love. one of the best-loved romantic films of all time. Previews From: 27 Nov 2010. Opening Night: 06 Dec 2010 Closing: 26 Feb 2011 Show Times: Mon-Sat 19:30, Mats Wed & Sat 15:00

Love Story is Chichester Festival Theatre's new musical adaptation of the hugely-popular American romantic novel and 1970 film.

DUKE OF YORK THEATRE

St Martin's Lane, WC2N 4BG
0870 060 6623
BEDROOM FARCE
ALAN AYCKBOURN’S BEDROOM FARCE Peter Hall’s production of Bedroom Farce, one of Ayckbourn’s best loved works, a fifteen week run from March 24th. Bedroom Farce features an all-star cast, Daniel Betts (Silent Witness, The Bill); Sara Crowe ( Calendar Girls and Four Weddings and a Funeral); octors); Jenny Seagrove ( Jo Mills in the hit BBC drama Judge John Deed); Orlando Seale (Casualty, Fred Claus, The IT Crowd) and Finty Williams ( BBC show Cranford and the Oscar winning film Gosford Park). Four couples, three bedrooms, two celebrations, one blazing row and an illicit kiss (or two). Alan Ayckbourn’s ingenious comedy shines a brilliant spotlight onto the trials and tribulations of suburban marriage.

Finborough Theatre

fringe theatre
Finborough Road
SW10 9ED
0844 847 1652
The Notebook of Trigorin + Three Seagulls,
Spring Season March to June 2010 The Notebook of Trigorin, Tennessee Williams’ ‘free adaptation’ of Chekhov’s The Seagull, from 30 March to 24 April 2010. Celebrating the 150th anniversary of the birth of Anton Chekhov, In addition, Three Seagulls, a series of three staged readings on Saturday afternoons in April, beginning with Thomas Kilroy’s version of The Seagull which relocates the drama to nineteenth century Ireland, on 10th April; celebrated Canadian playwright Daniel MacIvor, inspired by the ‘potentially true’ story of Tennessee Williams’ writing of The Notebook of Trigorin,

FORTUNE THEATRE

Russell Street, WC2 5HH
0870 060 6626
THE WOMAN IN BLACK
Unanimously acclaimed by the critics, Stephen Mallatratt’s adaptation of Susan Hill’s best selling novel combines the power and intensity of live theatre with a cinematic quality inspired by the world of film noir. Booking until: 18th December 2010

GARRICK THEATRE

Charing Cross Road, WC2H 0HH
0870 890 1104
The Little Dog Laughed
The Little Dog Laughed A cautionary tale about a handsome film actor who dares to come out of the closet and his tough, ballsy agent who wants him to stay in it. When the actor falls for a rent boy, who also happens to have a girlfriend, an awkward love triangle is created. Until: 10 Apr 2010 ALL THE FUN OF THE FAIR David Essex's debut album 'All The Fun Of The Fair', fun fair owner Levi Lee, recently widowed and father of a rebellious teenage son. Songs include 'Hold Me Close', 'Gonna Make You A Star', 'Silver Dream Machine'.from 20 Apr 2010 - Booking to 05 Sep 2010)

GIELGUD THEATRE

SHAFTESBURY AVE, W1D 6AR
0844 579 1940
Hair
Hair James Rado and Gerome Ragni’s 1967 tribal rock musical Hair centers on a group of longhaired hippies who champion peace, love and freedom against the backdrop of the Vietnam War draft during the 1960s. Opening: 14 Apr, 2010 Booking Until: 08 Jan, 2011

Opening: 14 Apr, 2010 Booking Until: 08 Jan, 2011

HER MAJESTY'S THEATRE

Haymarket, SW1Y 4QL
0844 412 2707
PHANTOM OF THE OPERA
This haunting and popular musical traces the tragic love story of a beautiful opera singer and a man shamed by his physical appearance into a shadowy existence beneath the majestic Paris Opera House. Booking until: 27 February 2010

LONDON PALLADIUM

ARGYLL STREET,
W1A 3AB
020 7494 5570
SISTER ACT
When disco diva Deloris Van Cartier witnesses a murder, she is put in protective custody in the one place she is sure not to be found- a convent! Using her unique moves and singing talent, she breathes life into the church and community, but in doing so blows her cover. Soon the gang are giving chase, only to find themselves up against the power of Deloris and her new found Sister Hood. Based on the smash-hit movie, Sister Act features a brand new score by 8 time Oscar winner Alan Menken. Booking until: 17th March 2011 then The Wizard of Oz

The Wizard Of Oz

LYCEUM PALLADIUM

Wellington Street, WC2E 7RQ
Covent Garden
0870 243 9000
THE LION KING
The lavish stage adaptation of Disney’s hugely successful animated film. Songs by Elton John and Tim Rice. When the young lion prince Simba is born, his evil uncle Scar is pushed back to second in line to the throne. Scar plots to kill both Simba and his father, King Mufasa, and proclaim himself King. Booking until: 29th August 2011

LYRIC THEATRE

Shaftesbury Avenue, WC2
0870 890 1107
THRILLER LIVE
Bringing to life on stage the sensational dancing and distinctive sound of Michael Jackson’s greatest hits. THRILLER-LIVE includes eye-popping multi-media effects and dazzling choreography. The show features over two hours of non-stop hit songs delivered by the exceptionally talented cast and live band. Booking until: 12th Sept. 2010

NOEL COWARD THEATRE

St Martin's Lane, WC2N 4AU
0870 950 0920
CALENDAR GIRLS
Based on a true story, Tim Firth’s stage adaptation of the hit film Calendar Girls tells the story of members of a local Yorkshire WI who persuade one another to pose for a charity calendar with a difference! Overcoming their initial reserve, the friends drop their dressing gowns, modesty spared only by artfully placed cakes, knitting and flower arrangements. The calendar sparks a global phenomenon, and as interest snowballs, the Calendar Girls find themselves revealing more than they’d ever planned. Opening: 4 April 2009 Booking until: 27 June 2009

NOVELLO THEATRE

5 ALDWYCH, WC2B 4LD
BOOKING 0870 060 2335
SPRING AWAKENING
In a world where grown-ups hold all the cards, three school friends experience the exhilarating, turbulent journey into adulhood. Spring Awakening, a musical based on a play of the same name, is a vibrant and poignant story about a brilliant young student, Melchior, his troubled friend Moritz, and Wendla, a beautiful teenage girl- all on a voyage of personal discovery and sexual awakening. Booking until: 31 October 2009

NOVELLO THEATRE

5 ALDWYCH, WC2B 4LD
0870 060 2335
SPRING AWAKENING
In a world where grown-ups hold all the cards, three school friends experience the exhilarating, turbulent journey into adulhood. Spring Awakening, a musical based on a play of the same name, is a vibrant and poignant story about a brilliant young student, Melchior, his troubled friend Moritz, and Wendla, a beautiful teenage girl- all on a voyage of personal discovery and sexual awakening. Booking until: 31 October 2009

OLD VIC THEATRE

THE CUT, WATERLOO ROAD, SE1 8NB
0870 060 6628
Inherit The Wind + Six Degrees Of Separation+ As You Like It (The Bridge Project)
Inherit The Wind Is based on the famous 1925 Scopes 'Monkey' trial in which science teacher John Scopes is accused of violating a Tennessee state statute by teaching Charles Darwin's theory of evolution to his students. Closing: 20 Dec 2009 Six Degrees Of Separation Is inspired by the real life story of a flamboyant con artist who managed to convince wealthy residents of Manhattan's Upper East Side he was the son of Sidney Poitier. Opening Night: 19 Jan 2010 As You Like It (The Bridge Project) 0. Opening Night: 23 Jun 2010 0. Booking Until: 21 Aug 2010

Inherit The Wind

OLD VIC THEATRE

THE CUT, WATERLOO ROAD, SE1 8NB
BOOKING 0870 060 6628
A WINTER’S TALE
The disintegrating royal friendships and inklings of adultery of Shakespeare's rich tragicomedy The Winter's Tale, make up the second part of the doublebill - a magical testament to the follies of hasty judgement and the force of love as a means of reconciliation From 29 May 2010

PALACE THEATRE

SHAFTESBURY AVE, W1D 8AY
BOOKING 0870 895 5579
PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT
Based on the smash-hit movie, PRISCILLA is the heart-warming adventure of three friends who jump aboard a battered old bus in search of love and friendship, but end up finding more than they could ever have dreamed of. With an outlandish array of dazzling costumes and a score featuring more than 20 dancle-floor classics, this new musical will transport you right to the heart of fabulous! Booking until: 26 September 2009

PALACE THEATRE

Shaftesbury Ave, W1D 8AY
0870 895 5579
Priscilla Queen of the desert
Based on the smash-hit movie, PRISCILLA is the heart-warming adventure of three friends who jump aboard a battered old bus in search of love and friendship, but end up finding more than they could ever have dreamed of. With an outlandish array of dazzling costumes and a score featuring more than 20 dancle-floor classics, this new musical will transport you right to the heart of fabulous! Booking until: 26 September 2009

PHOENIX THEATRE

Charing Cross Road, WC2 0JP
0870 060 6629
BLOOD BROTHERS
A single mother in financial desperation gives away one of her newborn twin sons and attempts to keep them from discovering one another’s true identity. However, their lives become unavoidably linked and her secrecy leads them to a tragic ending. Now commonly regarded as one of the all time great British musicals, Blood Brothers has touched the hearts and minds of a generation of theatregoers in dealing with two of the most pressing social issues of our time- inequality and unemployment. Booking until: 30 May 2010

PHOENIX THEATRE

CHARING CROSS ROAD, WC2 0JP
BOOKING 0870 060 6629
BLOOD BROTHERS
A single mother in financial desperation gives away one of her newborn twin sons and attempts to keep them from discovering one another’s true identity. However, their lives become unavoidably linked and her secrecy leads them to a tragic ending. Now commonly regarded as one of the all time great British musicals, Blood Brothers has touched the hearts and minds of a generation of theatregoers in dealing with two of the most pressing social issues of our time- inequality and unemployment. Booking until: 30 May 2010

PICCADILLY THEATRE

Denman Street, W1D 7DY
0870 060 0123
GREASE
Stage version of the classic movie starring John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John, telling the story of a summer love and it’s effects upon a high school populace. Songs from the show include 'Grease (Is The Word)'; 'You're The One That I Want'; 'Greased Lightning'; 'Hopelessly Devoted To You' and 'Sandy'. Booking until: 31 October 2009

PLAYHOUSE THEATRE

NORTHUMBERLAND AVE, WC2N 5DE
0870 060 6631
la cage aux folles
The idyllic existence of Georges and the dazzling drag artiste Albin, star of the La Cage aux Folles club, are threatened when Georges’ son announces his engagement to the daughter of a right-wing politician, who wants to close down the local colourful nightlife! With a visit from the prospective in-laws imminent, they all decide to take drastic action to hide their lifestyle...but can they keep it up? Booking until: 26 September 2009

PRINCE EDWARD THEATRE

OLD COMPTON STREET, W1D 4HS
0870 850 9191
JERSEY BOYS
Story of how a group of blue-collar boys from the wrong side of the tracks became one of the biggest American pop music sensations of all time- Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons. They wrote their own songs, invented their own sounds and sold 175 million records worldwide- all before they were 30! Booking until: 27 October 2009

PRINCE OF WALES

Coventry Street, W1D 6AS
0870 850 9191
MAMMA MIA
A mother. A daughter. 3 possible dads. And a trip down the aisle you'll never forget! The story-telling magic of ABBA's timeless songs propels this enchanting tale of love, laughter and friendship, and every night everyone having the time of their lives! Booking until: 27 March 2010

QUEENS THEATRE

Shaftesbury Ave, W1V 8BA
020 7494 5040
LES MISERABLES
“The World’s Favourite Musical”. A story of love and bravery in 19th century France against the backdrop of the revolutionary struggle. Featuring an award winning dramatic score, including the songs ‘On My Own’ and ‘Do You Hear They People Sing’, it also has the accolade of being the longest running west end musical. Booking until: 27 Feb 2010

ROYAL ALBERT HALL

KENSINGTON GORE, SW7 2AP
020 7589 8212
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SAVOY THEATRE

The Strand, WC2R 0ET
0870 164 8787
Carousel
Including some of the most moving and celebrated songs of all time and starring Britain’s most popular soprano, Lesley Garrett, this Rodger and Hammerstein classic tells the story of Billy Bigelow’s romance with Julie Jordan, his sudden downfall and ultimately his path to redemption. Booking until: 25 July 2009

SHAFTESBURY THEATRE

210 Shaftsbury Ave, WC2H 8DP
020 7379 5399
HAIRSPRAY
Baltimore's Tracy Turnblad, a big girl with big hair and an even bigger heart wins a spot on the local TV dance programme and is tranformed overnight from outsider to irrepressible teen celebrity. But can a trendsetter in dance and fashion vanquish the programme's reigning princess, win the heart of heartthrob Link Larkin, and integrate a television show? Booking until: 25 October 2009

ST MARTIN’S THEATRE

West Street, WC2H 9NH
020 7836 1443
THE MOUSETRAP
Opened 25th Nov 1952 at Ambassaors, and transferred here 25th March 1974 and the show celebrated its 20,000 performance on 16th Dec 2000. Hey - If it ain’t broke don’t fix it. More classic suspense from the queen of murder-mys teries, Agatha Christie. Booking until: 16 May 2010

THEATRE ROYAL DRURY LANE

Catherine Street, WC2B 5JF
0870 060 6624
OLIVER!
Cameron Mackintosh presents his triumphant new staging of Lionel Bart’s masterpiece "OLIVER!" at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane, which was last seen at the Palladium in 1994. Oliver! is one of the most beloved British musicals, vividly bringing to life Dickens' timeless characters with its ever-popular story of the boy who asked for more. Booking until: 26 September 2009

THEATRE ROYAL HAYMARKET

Haymarket, WC2
0870 901 3356
WAITING FOR GOD
When Samuel Beckett’s WAITING FOR GODOT exploded on to the London stage 50 years ago, it shocked as many people as it delighted. There had never been a play like it. Two tramps clowning around, joking and arguing, repeating themselves, as they wait through one day and then another, waiting for the mysterious Godot. Booking until: 28 June 2009

VAUDEVILLE THEATRE

404 The Strand, WC2R 0NH
0870 890 0511
NOEL COWARD'S Private Lives
Glamorous, rich and reckless, Elyot and Amanda have been divorced from each other for five years. Now both are honeymooning with their new spouses in the South of France. When by chance they meet again across adjoining hotel balconies, their insatiable feelings for each other are immediately rekindled. Without a care for scandal, new partners or memories of what drove them apart in the first place, they hurl themselves headlong into love and lust... Closing: 1st MAY 2010 .Starring Kim Cattrell of Sex and The City Matthew Macfadyen is best-known for his role as Tom Quinn in the BBC series Spooks.

VICTORIA PALACE THEATRE

Victoria Palace Theatre
Victoria Street
SW1E 5EA
0844 248 5000
BILLY ELLIOT: THE MUSICAL
The extraordinary movie, one of the most adored British films of the last decade, has been developed for the stage by the same multi-award winning creative team. The score for the stage show has been composed by Elton John. Booking until: Booking to 18 Dec 2010 BILLY ELLIOT : THE MUSICAL Book & Lyrics by Lee Hall , Music by Elton John at Victoria Palace Theatre Tale of a motherless boy whose father wants him to take up boxing. Instead, the boy discovers a love for ballet