As we head in to October it is time to start thinking about booking theatre tickets for 2017. With more shows being confirmed for a West End run, here is Love London Love Culture’s guide to some of the most hotly anticipated shows coming to London:
1. Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, Harold Pinter Theatre: Imelda Staunton and Conleth Hill are set to star in a new production of Edward Albee’s landmark play, running at the Harold Pinter Theatre for a limited season from the 22nd February until the 27th May. (ATG Tickets, Ticketmaster.co.uk, Discount Theatre.com, Theatre Tickets Direct.co.uk, Love Theatre.com, Theatre People.com and UK Tickets.co.uk)
2. The Girls, Phoenix Theatre: Gary Barlow and Tim Firth collaborate on this brand new musical based on the true story of a group of women who decide to pose naked for a calendar to raise money. Based on the hit film, this new production will open for previews on the 28th January. (ATG Tickets, Ticketmaster.co.uk, Theatre Tickets Direct.co.uk, Love Theatre.co)
3. 42nd Street, Theatre Royal Drury Lane: dancing its way to the stage from March 20th 2017, 42nd Street follows the story of Peggy Sawyer who travels to New York to appear in a Broadway show as part of the chorus to seek fame and fortune. The show features iconic songs such as We’re In The Money, Lullaby of Broadway, Shuffle Off To Buffalo, Dames and I Only Have Eyes For You. (Ticketmaster.co.uk, Discount Theatre.com, Last Minute.com, Theatre Tickets Direct.co.uk, Love Theatre.com, Theatre People.com and UK Tickets.co.uk)
4. Stepping Out, Vaudeville Theatre: Amanda Holden is set to star in this revival production of Richard Harris’s comedy, directed by Maria Friedman and also starring Angela Griffin, Tracy-Ann Oberman, Tamzin Outhwaite and Nicola Stephenson. The production will open from 1st March 2017 and is booking until the 17th June 2017. (Ticketmaster.co.uk, Discount Theatre.com, Theatre Tickets Direct.co.uk, Love Theatre.com, Theatre People.com and UK Tickets.co.uk)
5. Hamilton, Victoria Palace Theatre: reopening the Victoria Palace Theatre following a massive refurbishment, this is the theatrical event of 2017. Opening in October 2017, this highly praised musical has proved to be a theatrical phenomenon in New York and is now finally making its way over to London.