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West End Theater District

Equally as renowned as New York’s Broadway Theater District, London’s West End is widely acclaimed for its award-winning theater productions and vast variety of shows and musicals. Seeing a ‘West End Show’ is a popular pastime for tourists and locals alike, with regular performances of a number of world renowned titles like Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Cats, The Phantom of the Opera, Les Miserables, Blood Brothers and many award-winning film actors from both England and the United States choosing to take to the West End stages. Recent hits like The Lion King, Mamma Mia! and We Will Rock You, have helped increase West End visitors to over 13 million annual show-watchers.

The West End has a long history with theater - the first venue opened on Drury Lane back in 1663 and today the area boasts around 40 theaters, many housed in beautifully preserved Victorian houses. Today the West End, sometimes referred to as ‘Theatreland’, spans the areas of Oxford Street, the Strand, Regent Street and Kingsway in Central London, with venues including the Theatre Royal, the area’s oldest theater; The Coliseum the largest in the capital with its 2,358 seats and the prestigious National Theater on Southbank. It’s an area that encompasses many of central London’s key attractions, shopping districts, restaurants and nightlife, making an evening show in the West End a popular finale to London tours.

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Faulty Towers The Dining Experience

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 13 Reviews

Prepare yourself for two hours of unexpected, fully immersive and highly improvised comedy at Faulty Towers The Dining Experience in London's West End. Set in ...  Read more

Location: London, United Kingdom
Duration: 2 hours (approx.)

From USD $79.45

Phantom of the Opera Theater Show

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 73 Reviews

The Phantom of The Opera is a haunting musical which traces the tragic love story of a beautiful young opera singer and a composer shamed by his physical ...  Read more

Location: London, United Kingdom
Duration: Varies

From USD $88.18

Wicked the Musical Theater Show

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 182 Reviews

Get your tickets to Wicked the Musical Theater Show at Apollo Victoria Theatre in London. It tells the untold story of the legendary witches from Frank L ...  Read more

Location: London, United Kingdom
Duration: Varies

From USD $87.39

The Lion King Theater Show

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 54 Reviews

The Academy-award winning Disney film 'The Lion King', is brought to life in spectacular fashion in London's West End! Disney's phenomenally successful 1994 ...  Read more

Location: London, United Kingdom
Duration: Varies

From USD $127.11

Les Miserables Theater Show

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 79 Reviews

Les Miserables follows the pursuits of Jean Valjean, released on parole after 19 years on the chain gang and condemned as an outcast. Only the saintly Bishop ...  Read more

Location: London, United Kingdom
Duration: Varies

From USD $85.80

Thriller Live Theater Show in London

Prepare to be thrilled as you moonwalk through the highlights of Michael Jackson’s four-decade long career with a ticket to ‘Thriller Live’ at the Lyric ...  Read more

Location: London, United Kingdom
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

From USD $71.50

Jersey Boys Theater Show

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 23 Reviews

Travel back to the 1960s and join four talented boys from New Jersey on their way to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame! Enjoy a great evening at the award-winning ...  Read more

Location: London, United Kingdom
Duration: Varies

From USD $79.45

Billy Elliott Theater Show

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 59 Reviews

Get your tickets for one of the most popular West End musicals of all time - "Billy Elliot"! With music by legendary songwriter Sir Elton John, this ...  Read more

Location: London, United Kingdom
Duration: Varies

From USD $77.86

Mamma Mia! Theater Show

4.5 star rating: Recommended 28 Reviews

In Mamma Mia, the global phenomenon based on the songs of ABBA, we meet Donna, a feisty forty-something single mum, who recalls the distant memories of ...  Read more

Location: London, United Kingdom
Duration: Varies

From USD $95.34

London Theater Passport

4.5 star rating: Recommended 18 Reviews

A "must do" on the list of most travelers to London is a show in the famous West End. Names including Michael Crawford, Sir Alec Guinness and even ...  Read more

Location: London, United Kingdom
Duration: 1 show

From USD $39.72

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