London is one of the few places in the world that boasts a blend of fascinating history and architecture, exciting nightlife and of course unmatched London theatre hospitality packages. Here are London’s 8 best theatre packages that are a must see in this magical city.
The Phantom of the Opera
The Phantom of the Opera has been the most acclaimed show to hit the West End musical theatre in London. Written by Andrew Lloyd Weber, the show has experienced several cast changes ever since it’s inception in 1986, but still continues to wow audiences in London. Having just celebrated its 20th anniversary, the Phantom of the Opera is a spectacle you don’t want to miss, and plays exclusively at Her Majesty’s Theatre in London.
The Lion King Theatre Package
Located in the heart of Westminster on Wellington Street, the Lyceum Theatre is the place to go to experience the stunning scenery of the Lion King Musical. Watched by over 65 million people worldwide, this musical features award winning music by Sir Elton John and amazing costumes. With a capacity to accommodate 200 guests, the Lyceum theatre features show times in the evenings and weekends.
Les Miserables Theatre Package
Located in the vicinity of the Piccadilly Circus in London, Les Miserables is an award winning and longest running musical of all time. It is filled with magical songs and features in 21 languages, 42 countries and is watched by over 60 million people globally. Recommended watch for 7 years and older, Les Miserables theatre packages include hotel stays, making it the ultimate break in the city of London.
The Bodyguard Theatre Package
Featuring the same chilling love story as the original Hollywood blockbuster, the Bodyguard features songs from the late legendary singer Whitney Houston. The role of Rachel Marron is played by Beverley Knight – a multi award winning artist. Playing at the Adelphi Theatre, The Strand, London, you can experience the show on evenings, weekends and limited matinee shows.
The Jersey Boys Theatre Packages
Boasting an astounding 175 million record sales worldwide, the award winning Jersey Boy’s musical tells the tale of the formation of this New Jersey bad, and how it transformed into the biggest bands of all time. Playing at the Prince Edward Theatre, Old Compton Street, London, this musical is a must watch for music aficionados and has evening and matinee shows as well. The Jersey Boys musical will be moving to thePiccadilly Theatre, Denman Street, London starting March 14 2014.
Playing at the Novello Theatre, Aldwych London, Mamma Mia has been watched by over 45 million people worldwide ever since its premier in 1999 in the west end. This musical is complimented with a superb soundtrack, and tells a tale of light hearted friendship, laughter and love. The show runs for 2 hours and 35 minutes, and is great way to take short break from the bustle of the city.
We Will Rock You
Loved by audiences of all ages and regarded as the biggest rock musical in the west end, you can experience the We Will Rock You musical at the Dominion Theatre, Tottenham Court Road, London. Watched by over 11 million people globally, We Will Rock You plays on evenings as well as matinees, and has recently celebrated its 10th anniversary.
Billy Elliot Theatre Breaks
Playing at the Victoria Palace Theatre, Victoria Street, London, Billy Elliot has enjoyed raving box office success and taken home 3 Oscar Nominations ever since its inception. This touching movie story features the sounds of Sir Elton John and has evening and matinee shows as well. Please note that some scenes contain strong language, which may not be suitable for younger audiences.
The above are some of London’s best theatrical displays, and with the best London theatre hospitality packages you can enjoy the perfect short break in the city.