Time to explore some of the top shows in the West End which are sadly nearing the end of their runs. Get a ticket soon – catch them if you can!
- 42nd Street: There’s a new Dorothy in town as Bonnie Langford joins the cast of 42nd Street. Don’t miss this song and dance extravaganza and American dream fable of Broadway, featuring the iconic songs 42nd Street, We’re In The Money, Lullaby of Broadway, Shuffle Off To Buffalo, Dames and I Only Have Eyes For You. With the West End’s biggest cast, this is a musical like no other, entertainment doesn’t get any bigger than this. Young Peggy Sawyer is fresh off the bus from small-town America and just another face in the chorus line on Broadway’s newest show. But when the leading lady gets injured, Peggy might just have the shot at stardom she’s always dreamed of. Catch it before it closes on 5 January.
- Dreamgirls: Effie, Lorrell and Deena are The Dreams, three talented young singers in the turbulent 1960s, a revolutionary time in American music. Join them as they embark upon a musical rollercoaster ride through a world of fame, fortune and the ruthless realities of show business, testing their friendships to the very limit. This spectacular musical includes classic songs including the spine-tingling ‘And I Am Telling You I’m Not Going, I Am Changing, Listen and One Night Only.See it before it closes on 12 January.
- Kinky Boots: Kinky Boots takes you from the factory floor to the glamorous catwalks of Milan. Charlie Price is struggling to live up to his father’s expectations and continue the family business of Price & Son. With the shoe factory’s future hanging in the balance, help arrives in the unlikely but spectacular form of Lola, a fabulous performer in need of some sturdy new stilettos. With songs by Grammy® and Tony®winning pop icon Cyndi Lauper, this fabulous musical celebration is about the friendships we discover, and the belief that you can change the world when you change your mind. Showing in the West End until 12 January.
- Chicago: Chicago currently showing at the Phoenix Theatre is the winner of six Tony Awards, two Olivier Awards and a Grammy. The sexiest, sassiest, most sophisticated Broadway musical in history is celebrating 21 years of standing ovations in style. The dazzling tale of jazz slayer Roxie Hart, her cell- block rival Velma Kelly and the smooth- talking lawyer Billy Flynn has thrilled audiences across the world since 1996. The sizzling score features the classic songs Razzle Dazzle, Cell Block Tangoand All That Jazz, Chicago is playing at the Phoenix Theatre until 5 January. Book now, it’d be a crime to miss it.
Get your tickets now for Matthew Broderick's West End debut in May at the Wyndham's! Also starring Elizabeth McGovern from Downtown Abbey. The Starry Messenger is an incredibly moving play by the writer of Manchester-By-The-Sea, Kenneth Lonergan. 🎭
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