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London theatre tickets for 4th May 2024

Plays and musicals open on the 4th May 2024

Featuring a setlist of hit songs, see ABBA’s avatars accompanied by a 10-piece live band, at the custom-built ABBA Arena in London.
Booking:
 To 5th Jan 2025
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Location:
 ABBA Arena, Stratford
Abba Voyage
The blockbuster film and pop culture phenomenon arrives in London's West End as a groundbreaking new musical adventure.
Booking:
 To 22nd Dec 2024
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Location:
 Adelphi Theatre, Strand
Back to the Future - The Musical
Don't miss the musical adaptation of the cult-classic 90s film.
Booking:
 To 19th May 2024
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Location:
 Other Palace Studio, Victoria
Cruel Intentions: The '90s Musical
Father figures and fashion tips. Lost loves and jollof rice. African empires and illicit sex. Good days and bad days. Six young Black men meet for group therapy, and let their hearts – and imaginations – run wild.
Booking:
 To 4th May 2024
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Location:
 Apollo Theatre, Soho
For Black Boys Who Have Considered Suicide When The Hue Gets Too Heavy
Prepare to fall in love with Disney’s Frozen all over again, as the brand-new theatrical experience is now open at London’s Theatre Royal Drury Lane.
Booking:
 To 8th Sep 2024
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Location:
 Theatre Royal Drury Lane, Aldwych
Frozen The Musical
Journey to the Underworld with this innovative retelling of the ancient Greek myth of Orpheus and Eurydice against a Depression-era backdrop at the Lyric Theatre.
Booking:
 To 22nd Dec 2024
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Location:
 Lyric Theatre, Soho
Hadestown
Hugely popular musical, Hamilton, tells the life of American Founding Father Alexander Hamilton with music, lyrics and a book by Lin-Manuel Miranda.
Booking:
 To 28th Sep 2024
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Location:
 Victoria Palace Theatre, Victoria
Hamilton
Billy Crudup reprises his role in the wickedly funny thriller Harry Clarke, in London’s West End.
Booking:
 From 9th Mar 2024 to 11th May 2024
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Location:
 The Ambassadors Theatre, Soho
Harry Clarke
Check-in to the world famous Fawlty Towers, a hotel experience like no other!
Booking:
 From 4th May 2024 to 28th Sep 2024
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Location:
 Apollo Theatre, Soho
John Cleese’s Fawlty Towers - The Play
Les Misérables -- reimagined for the Sondheim Theatre -- is the classic revolutionary musical.
Booking:
 To 28th Sep 2024
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 Sondheim Theatre, Soho
Les Misérables
Brian Cox and Patricia Clarkson star in Eugene O’Neill’s prize-winning masterpiece.
Booking:
 From 19th Mar 2024 to 8th Jun 2024
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Location:
 Wyndham's Theatre, Soho
Long Day's Journey Into Night
This first-class experience features some of the world’s sexiest, most talented guys performing heart-racing dance routines in front of, above and all around you.
Booking:
 To 5th Jan 2025
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Location:
 The Theatre at Hippodrome Casino (over 18s only), Soho
Magic Mike Live
Set on a Greek island paradise, a story of love, friendship and identity is cleverly told through the timeless songs of ABBA.
Booking:
 To 28th Sep 2024
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Location:
 Novello Theatre, Aldwych
Mamma Mia
Matilda the Musical is inspired by the twisted genius of Roald Dahl, with original songs from comedian Tim Minchin and book by Dennis Kelly.
Booking:
 To 25th May 2025
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Location:
 Cambridge Theatre, Soho
Matilda The Musical
Step into the future with "Minority Report," a riveting theatrical experience set in 2050 where neuroscientist Dame Julia Anderton unveils the next phase of her groundbreaking Pre-Crime program.
Booking:
 From 20th Apr 2024 to 18th May 2024
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Location:
 Lyric Hammersmith, Hammersmith
Minority Report
He is one of the greatest entertainers of all time. Now, Michael Jackson’s unique and unparalleled artistry is heading to the West End in the multiple Tony Award-winning musical MJ.
Booking:
 From 6th Mar 2024 to 14th Sep 2024
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Location:
 Prince Edward Theatre, Soho
MJ The Musical
Enter a world of splendour and romance, of eye-popping excess, of glitz, grandeur, and glory!
Booking:
 To 13th Jul 2024
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Location:
 Piccadilly Theatre, Soho
Moulin Rouge The Musical
She's coming to the West End, dearie. Mrs. Doubtfire transfers for a limited run in 2023
Booking:
 To 16th Feb 2025
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Location:
 Shaftesbury Theatre, Soho
Mrs. Doubtfire
Shakespeare’s battle of the sexes is reignited this Summer with a riotous new production of Much Ado About Nothing in the Globe Theatre.
Booking:
 To 24th Aug 2024
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Location:
 Shakespeare's Globe, Southwark
Much Ado About Nothing
Adapted from John Cassavetes' legendary 1977 film, Opening Night follows Myrtle Gordon, a famous but troubled actress, as she attemps to stage her comeback.
Booking:
 From 6th Mar 2024 to 27th Jul 2024
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Location:
 Gielgud Theatre, Southwark
Opening Night
A theatrical epic staring Sir Ian McKellen seamlessly weaving together Shakespeare's masterpieces, Henry IV, Parts 1 and 2, heralding the arrival of the theatrical event of the season in London's West End.
Booking:
 From 1st Apr 2024 to 22nd Jun 2024
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Location:
 Noel Coward Theatre, Trafalgar Square
PLAYER KINGS - Henry IV Part I and II
The iconic, joyous and award-winning musical Priscilla Queen of the Desert is now a Party!
Booking:
 From 1st Mar 2024 to 30th Sep 2024
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Location:
 HERE at Outernet, Soho
Priscilla The Party!
A celebrated coming-of-age story that grapples with the imminent threat of demolition to a beloved football pitch, the heart of a close-knit community.
Booking:
 From 15th Mar 2024 to 4th May 2024
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Location:
 @sohoplace, Soho
Red Pitch
Whoopi Goldberg and Jennifer Saunders star in Sister Act
Booking:
 To 31st Aug 2024
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Location:
 Eventim Apollo, Hammersmith
Sister Act
From Tudor queens to pop princesses, the six wives of Henry VIII finally take the mic to tell their tales.
Booking:
 To 3rd Nov 2024
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Location:
 Vaudeville Theatre, Strand
Six
Set over six decades, the Standing at the Sky’s Edge musical follows three generations as they live at Park Hill estate.
Booking:
 To 3rd Aug 2024
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Location:
 Gillian Lynne Theatre, Aldwych
Standing at the Sky's Edge
Experience the world of Stranger Things like never before with the electrifying new production, Stranger Things: The First Shadow, inspired by the original series.
Booking:
 To 24th Aug 2024
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Location:
 Phoenix Theatre, Soho
Stranger Things: The First Shadow
Embark on an extraordinary journey through the sweeping narrative of friendship, music, and the transformative moments that resonate throughout a lifetime.
Booking:
 From 11th Apr 2024 to 18th May 2024
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Location:
 Kiln Theatre, Kilburn
The Ballad of Hattie and James
An eye-raising comedy musical tells the story of two Mormon missionaries seeking to convert a disinterest village more worried about real problems than godly salvation.
Booking:
 To 15th Jun 2024
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Location:
 Prince of Wales Theatre, Soho
The Book of Mormon
Welcome to THE CHOIR OF MAN- the best night in your local you’ve ever had. It’s a party, it’s a concert, it’s a lock in like no other.
Booking:
 To 2nd Jun 2024
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Location:
 Arts Theatre, Soho
The Choir of Man
Experience the timeless brilliance of Nikolai Gogol's 19th-century play in this satirical comedy that unravels the depths of collective delusion and the opportunistic swindlers who prey upon it.
Booking:
 From 3rd May 2024 to 15th Jun 2024
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Location:
 Marylebone Theatre, Camden
The Government Inspector
The Webb sisters return to the family guesthouse to say farewell to their dying mother.
Booking:
 To 15th Jun 2024
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Location:
 Harold Pinter Theatre, St James
The Hills of California
Ingenious puppetry, stunning effects and the enchanting music by Elton John, Tim Rice and Lebo M will transport you to the heart of the African Pridelands.
Booking:
 To 19th Oct 2024
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Location:
 Lyceum Theatre, Covent Garden
The Lion King
The world's longest-running play of any kind, Agatha Christie's The Mousetrap at the St Martin's Theatre
Booking:
 To 14th Sep 2024
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Location:
 St Martin's Theatre, Soho
The Mousetrap
The long-running classic musical story continues its record-breaking run at Her Majesty's Theatre.
Booking:
 To 28th Sep 2024
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Location:
 Her Majesty's Theatre, St James
The Phantom Of The Opera
When a production of the fictitious whodunnit mystery play, The Murder at Haversham Manor, is put on by the Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society, disaster awaits them at every turn. Behold as everything that could possibly go wrong does.
Booking:
 To 4th May 2025
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Location:
 Duchess Theatre, Aldwych
The Play That Goes Wrong
A jukebox musical based on the, often tumultuous, life and legendary music of International recording artist Tina Turner.
Booking:
 To 31st May 2025
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Location:
 Aldwych Theatre, Aldwych
TINA: The Tina Turner Musical
Indulge in a delightful encore of the delectable new British musical by Jim Barne and Kit Buchan as it moves to The Criterion Theatre following a sold-out success at The Kiln Theatre.
Booking:
 From 4th Apr 2024 to 14th Jul 2024
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Location:
 Criterion Theatre, Aldwych
Two Strangers (Carry A Cake Across New York)
An evening of murder, mayhem, and a mystery celebrity guest in this entertaining fundraising show. Missing it would be nothing short of a crime!
Booking:
 From 27th Mar 2024 to 4th May 2024
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Location:
 Park Theatre, Finsbury Park
Whodunnit [Unrehearsed] 3
Wicked the Musical, is the smash-hit musical that tells the incredible untold story of the Witches of Oz.
Booking:
 To 15th Dec 2024
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Location:
 Apollo Victoria Theatre, Pimlico South
Wicked
Agatha Christie's bone-chilling drama presented in a courtroom setting.
Booking:
 To 30th Mar 2025
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Location:
 London County Hall, Southwark
Witness for the Prosecution