What’s On in London For Your Entertainment – United Kingdom
MUSICALS & PERFORMANCES
Hit musical starring Jade Ewen and Dean-John Wilson. Expect tunes such as A Whole New World and Friend Like Me. Mon-Sat 7.30pm; Thur & Sat 2.30pm. Tickets £49.75-£141.75. Prince Edward Theatre, Old Compton St, W1D 4HS. T: 0844-482 5151. www.aladdinthemusical.co.uk. Station: Tottenham Court Road. D7.
ALICE’S ADVENTURES UNDERGROUND
This wonderful immersive take on Lewis Carroll’s children’s classic was nominated for an Olivier Award. Please check for times and prices. The Vaults, Leake St, SE1 7NN. www.aliceunderground.com. Station: Waterloo. F8.
AN AMERICAN IN PARIS
An American World War II veteran falls for a woman in a bar in 1940s Paris. Will she marry him, or his friend? Mon-Sat 7.30pm; Wed & Sat 2pm. Tickets £19.50-£125. Dominion Theatre, 268-269 Tottenham Court Rd, W1T 7AQ. T: 0845- 200 7982. www.anamericaninparisthemusical. co.uk. Station: Tottenham Court Road. D7.
From 23 May: Miranda Hart stars as the mean manager of an orphanage in this popular story. 7.30pm (not 30 May). Tickets £43.80-£137.50. Piccadilly Theatre, 16 Denman St, W1D 7DY. T: 0844-871 7630. www.piccadilly theatre.org. Station: Piccadilly Circus. E7.
BEAUTIFUL: THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL
Musical about the award-winning songwriter. Mon & Wed-Sat 7.30pm; Tue, Thur & Sat 2.30pm. Tickets £15-£72.50. Aldwych Theatre, 49 Aldwych, WC2B 4DF. T: 0845-200 7981. www.beautiful musical.co.uk. Station: Holborn. E8.
THE BOOK OF MORMON
This controversial satire follows the exploits of two hapless missionaries. Mon-Sat 7.30pm; Wed & Sat 2.30pm. Tickets £34.75-£202.25. Prince of Wales Theatre, Coventry St, W1D 6AS. T: 0844- 482 5110. www.bookofmormon london.com. Station: Piccadilly Circus. E7.
Glee TV star Amber Riley stars in this musical about a singing group. Mon-Sat 7.30pm; Wed & Sat 2.30pm. Tickets £20-£145. Savoy Theatre, Strand, WC2R 0ET. T: 0844-871 7687. www.savoy theatre.org. Station: Covent Garden. E8.
10-13 May: What happens when you disturb a pharaoh’s tomb? This interactive show takes you to 1920s Egypt. Check for times and prices. Colab Factory, 74 Long Lane, SE1 4AU. www.colab factory.co.uk. Station: Borough/London Bridge. F10.
FOOTLOOSE: THE MUSICAL
15-20 May: Based on the ﬁlm, this musical follows a boy who moves to a town where dancing is banned. 7.30pm. Tickets £18.75-£48.15. Richmond Theatre, The Green, TW9 1QJ. T: 0844-871 7651. www.atgtickets.com. Station: Richmond. Off map.
Peggy is a chorus girl with big dreams. When the leading lady (Sheena Easton) gets injured, she has a shot at stardom. With dazzling dancing. Mon-Sat 7.30pm; Wed & Sat 2.30pm. Tickets £25-£125. Theatre Royal Drury Lane, Catherine St, WC2B 5JF. T: 0844-858 8877. www.42ndstreetmusical. co.uk. Station: Covent Garden. D8.
Gary Barlow’s musical tells the true story of Yorkshire women who posed nude for a Women’s Institute charity calendar. Mon-Sat 7.30pm; Thur & Sat 2.30pm. Tickets £29.50-£69.50. Phoenix Theatre, 110 Charing Cross Rd, WC2H 0JP. T: 0843-316 1082. www.phoenixtheatrelondon. co.uk. Station: Tottenham Court Road. E7.
HALF A SIXPENCE
This musical follows Arthur Kipps, an orphan who inherits a fortune that propels him into high society. Mon-Tue & Thur-Sat 7.30pm; Wed, Thur & Sat 2.30pm. Tickets £49.75-£127.25. Noël Coward Theatre, St Martin’s Lane, WC2N 4AU. T: 0844-482 5140. www.halfasixpence. co.uk. Station: Leicester Square. E8.
A northern factory reinvigorates its business by making boots for drag queens. With music by Cyndi Lauper. Mon-Sat 7.30pm; Wed & Sat 2.30pm. Tickets £39.50-£125. Adelphi Theatre, 409-412 Strand, WC2R 0NS. T: 0844-579 0094. www.kinkybootsthemusical.co.uk. Station: Charing Cross. E8.
From 30 May: Based on Federico Fellini’s 1954 Italian ﬁlm. Mon-Sat 7.30pm; Thur & Sat 2.30pm. Tickets £20-£39.50. The Other Palace, 12 Palace St, SW1E 5JA. T: 0844-264 2140. www.theotherpalace.co.uk. Station: Victoria. E7.
The world’s longest-running musical is an epic set in post-revolutionary France. Mon-Sat 7.30pm; Wed & Sat 2.30pm. Tickets £28.75-£143.75. Queen’s Theatre, 51 Shaftesbury Avenue, W1D 6BA. T: 0844-482 5160. www.lesmis.com. Station: Leicester Square. D8.
DISNEY’S THE LION KING
Wonderful adaptation of the popular Disney ﬁlm with ingenious costumes and inventive puppetry. Tue-Sat 7.30pm; Wed, Sat & Sun 2.30pm. Tickets £71.50-£179.50. Lyceum Theatre, 21 Wellington St, WC2E 7RQ. T: 0844-871 3000. www.thelionking.co.uk. Station: Covent Garden. E8.
A tribute to the music of ABBA, with a feel-good story on a Greek island. Mon-Sat 7.45pm; Thur & Sat 3pm. Tickets £15-£72.50. Novello, Aldwych, WC2B 4LD. T: 0844-482 5115. www.mammamia.com. Station: Covent Garden/Temple. E8.
MATILDA THE MUSICAL
Based on Roald Dahl’s children’s book about a girl with magic powers. Tue 7pm; Wed-Sat 7.30pm; Wed & Sat 2.30pm; Sun 3pm. Tickets £20-£122.50. Cambridge Theatre, 32-34 Earlham St, WC2 9HU. T: 0844-412 4652. www.matilda themusical.com. Station: Covent Garden. D8.
MOTOWN THE MUSICAL
Feel-good musical based on the story of Motown Records, which launched the careers of Diana Ross, Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye and The Temptations. By the end of the night you’ll be Dancing in the Street. Check for times and prices. Shaftesbury Theatre, 210 Shaftesbury Avenue, WC2H 8DP. T: 020-7379 5399. www.shaftesburytheatre.com. Station: Tottenham Court Road/Holborn. D8.
THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA
Long-running Gothic drama in which a mysterious masked man haunts the Paris Opera House. Mon-Sat 7.30pm; Thur & Sat 2.30pm. Tickets £24.80-£128.50. Her Majesty’s Theatre, 57 Haymarket, SW1Y 4QL. T: 0844-412 2707. www.thephantomoftheopera.com. Station: Piccadilly Circus. E7.
SCHOOL OF ROCK: THE MUSICAL
Andrew Lloyd Webber’s musical. Mon, Wed-Sat 7.30pm; Thur & Sat 2.30pm; Sun 3pm. Tickets £15-£95. New London Theatre, 166 Drury Lane, WC2B 5PF. T: 020-7452 3000. www.schoolofrock themusical.com. Station: Covent Garden. D8.
Follows beginner dancers entering a charity gala. Tue-Sat 7.30pm; Wed, Thur & Sat 2.30pm. Tickets £24-£102. Vaudeville Theatre, 404 Strand, WC2R 0NH. T: 0330-333 4814. www.vaudevilletheatre.co.uk. Station: Covent Garden. E8.
An award-winning fusion of theatre, dance, comedy and percussion. Mon & Thur-Sat 8pm; Thur & Sat-Sun 3pm; Sun 6pm; occasional Weds. Tickets £26-£57.50. Ambassadors Theatre, West St, WC2H 9ND. T: 020-7395 5405. www.stomp london.co.uk. Station: Leicester Square. D7.
Songs and dance celebrate the music of Michael Jackson. Tue-Fri 7.30pm; Sat 4pm & 8pm; Sun 3.30pm & 7.30pm. Tickets £42-£88. Lyric, 29 Shaftesbury Avenue, W1D 7ES. T: 0844-482 9674. www.thrillerlive.com. Station: Piccadilly Circus. E7.
The story of the Witches of Oz. Mon-Sat 7.30pm; Wed & Sat 2.30pm. Tickets £21.75-£125. Apollo Victoria Theatre, 17 Wilton Rd, SW1V 1LG. T: 0844-871 3001. www.wickedthemusical.co.uk. Station: Victoria. F7.