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Plays and musicals in London on Wed 13th September 2017

If you think you know the Wicked Witch of the West, think again.
(Tickets cost from £21)

Thriller Live
THRILLER LIVE, the spectacular concert celebrating the world’s greatest entertainer and undisputed King of Pop, MICHAEL JACKSON.
(Tickets cost from £25.5)

Motown: The Musical
The songs. The sound. The story. Motown the Musical hits London's Shaftesbury Theatre.
(Tickets cost from £23)

The Play That Goes Wrong
Anything that can go wrong, will go wrong. Bonus: laughter galore.
(Tickets cost from £24)

Matilda The Musical
Inspired by the Roald Dahl's genius imagination, with original songs from comedian Tim Minchin and book by Dennis Kelly, Matilda the Musical is the new musical masterpiece from the Royal Shakespeare Company.
(Tickets cost from £30)

Kinky Boots
Get Kinky! Music by Cyndi Lauper, Kinky Boots at the Adelphi offers the ultimate feel-good fun!
(Tickets cost from £30)

The Mousetrap
A West End staple for 65 years, THE MOUSETRAP is the longest consistently running play in the history of British theatre
(Tickets cost from £31.5)

Miranda Hart, award-winning writer and star Miranda and Call the Midwife, makes her West End Debut as Miss Hannigan in Annie!
(Tickets cost from £0)

Woman In Black
“A truly nerve-shredding experience.” The Daily Mail
(Tickets cost from £21.5)

★★★★ "...has the audience on their feet" - OK! Magazine
(Tickets cost from £0)

The Lion King
See the animated Disney movie come to life on the London stage in this family friendly musical spectacular.
(Tickets cost from £35)

'Magnificent, a shining, shimmering spectacle' - Huffington Post ★★★★★ Sunday Express
(Tickets cost from £30)

Waiting for Godot
This landmark definitive production returns to the Arts theatre, the home of the original 1955 production.
(Tickets cost from £0)

42nd Street
A Real Spectacle! Broadway’s Biggest Show on the West End’s Biggest Stage
(Tickets cost from £0)

Cat On A Hot Tin Roof
Sienna Miller and Jack O’Connell star in the iconic play by the genius Tennessee Williams, Cat On A Hot Tin Roof!
(Tickets cost from £0)

An American In Paris
Be swept away by breathless romance and spectacle of Broadways triumphant musical An American in Paris as it comes to London with the original stars, Robert Fairchild and Leanne Cope.
(Tickets cost from £0)

Apologia is a witty, topical and passionate play about generations, secrets, and warring perspectives
(Tickets cost from £0)

Mamma Mia!
Set on a Greek island paradise, a story of love, friendship and identity is cleverly told through the timeless songs of ABBA including Dancing Queen, Super Trouper, Take A Chance On Me and The Winner takes it All.
(Tickets cost from £18)

The Ambassador Lounge Package
Treat yourself to a VIP experience before and during Wicked the Musical at the Ambassador Lounge!
(Tickets cost from £0)

Classic Lunch Cruise
Watch as the amazing cityscape of London glides by and you sit back and relax
(Tickets cost from £35)

Evening Dinner Cruise
Watch the amazing cityscape of London glide by as you sit back and relax
(Tickets cost from £79)

Five Guys Named Moe
Don't miss a visit at a brand new pop-up West End venue, Marble Arch theatre!
(Tickets cost from £0)

The Book of Mormon
A musical comedy, The Book of Mormon is the tale of the two Mormon missionaries to be as they try to share the lessons of the Bible with the inhabitants of a remote Ugandan village.
(Tickets cost from £33)

School of Rock
Based on the iconic, hit movie, this irresistible new musical follows Dewey Finn, a failed, wannabe rock star who decides to earn an extra bit of cash by posing as a supply teacher at a prestigious school.
(Tickets cost from £0)

Les Miserables
See the acclaimed musical which as been running for over 30 years and still packing in the audiences.
(Tickets cost from £15)

Queen Anne
Written by Helen Edmundson and directed by Natalie Abrahami, Queen Anne will play at Theatre Royal Haymarket from 30 June 2017
(Tickets cost from £0)

The Ferryman
“This family can take care of its own.” The fastest selling play in the history of the Royal Court is transferring to the Gielgud.
(Tickets cost from £0)

Girl from the North Country
Collaboration between Bob Dylan and Conor McPherson in world premiere!
(Tickets cost from £0)

Late Company
Collaboration between Bob Dylan and Conor McPherson in world premiere!
(Tickets cost from £0)

The Knowledge
A story of the hardest exam in the world.
(Tickets cost from £0)

Britney Spears the Cabaret
Get ready for a show loaded with so much satire you won't see it coming!
(Tickets cost from £0)

The Woman in Black The Woman in Black (Aldwych)
An ingenious stage adaptation of Susan Hill’s acclaimed ghost story
(Tickets cost from £19.50)

The Mousetrap The Mousetrap
The world's longest-running play of any kind! It is quite simply a great piece of theatrical history written by the greatest crime writer of all time
(Tickets cost from £33.50)

Girl From the North Country Girl From the North Country (Southwark)
Duluth, Minnesota in the midst of the Great Depression
(Tickets cost from £12.72)

Phantom of The Opera Phantom of The Opera (St James)
The classic modern musical, running for 30 years in the same theatre, The Phantom of the Opera at Her Majesty’s Theatre remains one of London’s most popular shows
(Tickets cost from £27.75)

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