We pick a selection of shows that you might want to visit in London this coming week…
Frozen the Musical, Theatre Royal Drury Lane: we were recently lucky to see this latest Disney musical on stage for a second time and it seems better than ever – the cast, set and costumes are all dazzling in different ways. Check out our five reasons as to why you should go along and see this production here.
Cyrano de Bergerac, Harold Pinter Theatre: it will be a welcome return to the West End for Jamie Lloyd’s production, which opens for previews in its new home the Harold Pinter Theatre on the third of February. Starring James McAvoy, we chatted to fellow cast member Nima Taleghani about appearing in the production and what audiences can expect – check out the interview here.
Wicked, Victoria Apollo Theatre: having celebrated its 15th anniversary in the West End last September and new cast members joining the production – this a great time to revisit the musical if you haven’t seen it in a while! Telling the untold story of the witches of Oz, it features classic songs including ‘For Good’, ‘Popular’ ad ‘Defying Gravity’. Ideal for families – it will add a little magic to your lives!
Pride & Prejudice* (*Sort Of), Criterion Theatre: this is your last chance to catch this hilarious and music filled take on Jane Austen’s classic novel, which sees a cast of five brilliantly bringing to life all of the characters that we all know and live. Check out our review here.
& Juliet, Shaftesbury Theatre: with the recent news that Keala Settle is joining this pop music filled take on Romeo & Juliet from March, this is a great chance to see this show once more that will certainly put a smile of your face – no matter what your mood!
Moulin Rouge! The Musical, Piccadilly Theatre: having finally been able to officially open, this London production based on the hit 2001 film is certainly a show that is getting people talking at the moment. From the spectacular set design which surrounds the audience, the electrifying energy that radiates from the cast through to the audience this certainly feels like a faithful and entertaining tribute to the original film while adding a contemporary spin to some of the original elements. Check out our review here.
The Drifters Girl, Garrick Theatre: this new musical brings to life the story of The Drifters and their manager Faye Treadwell – while featuring iconic songs such as ‘Saturday Night at the Movies’ and ‘Under the Boardwalk’. Beverley Knight is dynamic as Faye, while Adam J Bernard, Tarinn Calender, Matt Henry, and Tosh Wanogho-Maud as the various members of The Drifters as well as other characters also make this an entertaining show. Check out our full review here.
Only Fools and Horses the Musical, Theatre Royal Haymarket: with the recent news that Only Fools and Horses has been named the most loved BBC show , why not catch the musical version that keeps audiences laughing at each performance!