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Best Musicals and Shows in London West End

The West End area of London is full of musicals of all sorts from emotional adaptations and award-winning numbers to humorous musical theatre providing world-class theatre performances. The top musicals and shows that are being performed presently include:

The Lion King at the Lyceum Theatre: This is an award-winning adaptation of Disney’s The Lion King that has music by Elton John. The salient features of this show are the outstanding costumes and the wonderful special effects. The show’s evocative rhythms from Africa that have been set against the majesty of the Serengeti Plains are sure to provide a heart-rending experience.

Les Miserables at the Queen’s Theatre: This global stage sensation has been seen by more than 70 million people in 44 countries and in 22 languages across the world. It has the distinction of breaking box office records wherever it has featured.

The Phantom of the Opera at Her Majesty’s Theatre: It is an epic musical that shows how a shadowy character tries to make his protégé the leading lady of the Paris Opera. Its highlights are the breathtaking special effects and its mesmerising musical score.

Matilda The Musical at the Cambridge Theatre: A complete family show based on Roald Dahl’s celebrated story, this musical puts life into the story. The highlight of the show is the performance by the little girl with extraordinary imagination.

If you are visiting London and would like to stay in a comfortable hotel it would be best to stay at the Piccadilly Hotel as it is located in the heart of the city close to most attractions and the Theatreland.

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane: This award-winning musical will take you through the Chocolate Factory and enable you to meet the Oompa-Loompas and see the glass lift fly through the starry night. It has incredible sets and clever stagecraft.

With so many theatres in West End, there is no dearth of meeting places in London West End.

The Book of Mormon at the Prince of Wales Theatre: It is a comedy musical regarding a pair of teenage Mormon missionaries who have been commissioned to convert a village in a dangerous part of Uganda. This hit Broadway musical has won nine Tony awards including Best Musical.

Thriller – Live at the Lyric Theatre: It is a musical tribute to Michael Jackson and the Jackson 5. It has had three UK tours and gained standing ovations wherever it has been performed in Europe. This is a fitting tribute to the world’s undisputed king of pop that offers two hours of non-stop hits.

Aladdin at Prince Edward Theatre: This sensational new musical produced by Disney Theatrical Productions unravels the magical world of Agrabah. It is based on the popular animated classic and it throws open unlimited possibilities with the help of just three wishes.

Mama Mia! at the Novello Theatre: An interesting story about a mother, a daughter and three possible fathers.

Wicked at the Apollo Theatre: A story about the Witches of Oz.

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