Take a look at the Top 10 West End Shows right now. Find your new favourite West End musical; from heart-warming adaptations and award-winning scores, to hilarious musical theatre.
10 – Kinky Boots at the Adelphi Theatre
Kicking of the Top 10 West End Shows is the feel-good multi award-winning hit musical arrives in London’s Adelphi Theatre. Featuring a book by Tony Award-winner Harvey Fierstein, and music and lyrics by pop icon Cyndi Lauper, this heartwarming tale based on a true story is sure to wow audiences.
9 – Les Misérables at the Queen’s Theatre
Cameron Mackintosh’s legendary production of Boublil and Schönberg’s Les Misérables is a global stage sensation. Seen by more than 70 million people in 44 countries and in 22 languages around the globe, it is still breaking box office records everywhere.
8 – Aladdin at Prince Edward Theatre
Disney Theatrical Productions brings the magical world of Agrabah to Prince Edward Theatre with its sensational new musical, Aladdin. Based on the much-loved animated classic, discover a whole new world of possibilities with the help of just three wishes.
7 – The Book of Mormon at the Prince of Wales Theatre
This comedy musical follows the plight of a pair of teenage Mormon missionaries sent to convert a village in a dangerous part of Uganda. The brainchild of South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone, this hit Broadway musical has won nine Tony Awards, including Best Musical.
6 – Matilda The Musical at the Cambridge Theatre
Take the whole family to see The Royal Shakespeare Company’s production of Matilda The Musical. Roald Dahl’s celebrated story bursts into life in this musical by Dennis Kelly and Tim Minchin. Children and adults alike will be delighted by the little girl with an extraordinary imagination.
5 – Mamma Mia! at the Novello Theatre
The Top 10 West End Shows number 5 is a mother, a daughter, three possible dads, and a trip down the aisle you’ll never forget. More than 10 million people all around the world have fallen in love with the characters, the story and the ABBA songs that make Mamma Mia! the ultimate feel-good show.
4 – Thriller – Live at the Lyric Theatre
See Thriller – Live, a musical tribute to Michael Jackson and the Jackson 5. The show joins London’s West End after three acclaimed UK tours and standing ovations across Europe. Celebrate the career of the world’s undisputed King of Pop during two hours of non-stop hits.
3 – Wicked at the Apollo Victoria
Based on the acclaimed novel by Gregory Maguire, Wicked tells the untold story of the Witches of Oz and how one came to be called “good” and the other, “wicked”. Experience this unforgettable, award-winning musical and discover the hidden story of Oz.
2 – The Phantom of the Opera at Her Majesty’s Theatre
Andrew Lloyd Webber’s epic musical, The Phantom of the Opera, tells the tale of a shadowy character who attempts to make his protégé the leading lady of the Paris Opera. With a mesmerising score and breathtaking special effects, this long-running show is a must-see.
1 – The Lion King at the Lyceum Theatre
Our number 1 and absolute favourite in our Top 10 West End Shows. Is the he award-winning adaptation of Disney’s The Lion King features music by Elton John, plus outstanding costumes and wonderful special effects. The Lion King will dazzle all ages with the evocative rhythms of Africa set against the majesty of the Serengeti Plains.
- Source: Visit London