Top 100 Greatest Musical Results: 20-11

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20. Jesus Christ Superstar Jesus Christ Superstar was the second work from Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice. Superstar began life as a rock opera in double concept album form. Looking at the last days of Jesus Christ from the viewpoint of Judas Iscariot, the rock operas route to the stage was never assured but a concert staging in front of 13,000 in Pittsburgh paved the way for a Broadway staging that opened in October 1971. Jesus Christ Superstar arrived at the palace Theatre London in 1972 where it remained for eight years. The show has since played around the world continually since that time most recently winning a 2017 Olivier Award for Best Musical Revival. Book tickets for Jesus Christ Superstar at Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre 19. Cats One of the most unlikely musicals ever to reach the stage, Cats was the brainchild of Andrew Lloyd Webber who … Read more

Roald Dahl 100

Roald Dahl 100

Tuesday 13 September 2016 HAPPY BIRTHDAY ROALD DAHL 2016 marks 100 years since the birth of Roald Dahl – the world’s number one storyteller. Throughout 2016, there will be celebrations for Roald Dahl 100, focusing on Roald Dahl’s gloriumptious stories and characters and delivering a year packed with squiffling surprises and treats for everyone. BritishTheatre.com is pleased to bring you some great articles about the master story-teller. You can also plan a visit to see Charlie And The Chocolate Factory in its final year at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane or visit the International Award-winning musical Matilda at London’s Cambridge Theatre. FIND OUT MORE ABOUT ROALD DAHL 100

CRITICS CHOICE: Top 10 Long Running Shows in London – November 2015

Phantom Of The Opera at Her Majestys Theatre

What long running show should you see first in London? We have compiled this list to save you the trouble of working it out! It’s just our view – and everyone has one – based on our Reviewers’ thoughts. We will update the list regularly so that cast changes can factor into the mix. Only Plays and Musicals which have been running for more than three years are included in this is list. These are our Top 10 Long Running Shows in London. So go see them! Join our mailing list to get special offers on this and many other great shows. 1. Wicked Wicked is tremendous shape and the current cast gives it full value. If you have never seen it or if you have seen it, now is the time to go again – you too could be changed for the better. We went back to Wicked this … Read more

CRITICS CHOICE: Top 10 Long Running Shows in London – October 2015

Phantom Of The Opera at Her Majestys Theatre

What long running show should you see first in London? We have compiled this list to save you the trouble of working it out! It’s just our view – and everyone has one – based on our Reviewers’ thoughts. We will update the list regularly so that cast changes can factor into the mix. Only Plays and Musicals which have been running for more than three years are included in this is list. These are our Top 10 Long Running Shows in London. So go see them! Join our mailing list to get special offers on this and many other great shows. 1. Wicked Wicked is tremendous shape and the current cast gives it full value. If you have never seen it or if you have seen it, now is the time to go again – you too could be changed for the better. We went back to Wicked this … Read more

Buy Tickets To Matilda and Charlie And The Chocolate Factory

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory musical London

Tickets are available through BritishTheatre.com for the West End productions of both Matilda and Charlie And The Chocolate Factory. Both musicals are based on the original novels by Roald Dahl are are extremely family friendly. Matilda – BUY TICKETS Matilda’s parents think she is a nuisance and she thinks, quite rightly, they are only interested in watching telly. Life is not much better at school, where the monstrous headmistress Miss Trunchbull terrifies both students and teachers alike. Then one day Matilda discovers she has a very special power and decides it’s time the grown-ups were taught a lesson. Be warned, the children are revolting! Charlie And The Chocolate Factory – BUY TICKETS On winning a much sought after golden ticket, Charlie is invited to visit Wonka’s Chocolate Factory – something every child has dreamed of. But once inside the strange and mysterious world of Willy Wonka’s Factory, Charlie and the … Read more

Christmas Day On Broadway

Christmas Day Broadway

As we settle into our Christmas Day schedules with family here in the UK, spare a thought for our Broadway counterparts, many of whom are performing in shows today. A massive 17 Broadway shows will perform today (Thursday 25th December) many at 7pm or 8pm, including Cinderella, Disgraced, Honeymoon in Vegas, Jersey Boys, Kinky Boots, Les Miserables, On the Town, Side Show, Beautiful, Chicago, The Elephant Man, Matilda, Mamma Mia!, The Phantom of the Opera, Pippin, Rock of Ages, Wicked and Motown. Last year in the holiday season over 1 million people saw a Broadway show grossing $113.5 million according to the Broadway League. Here at Britishtheatre.com we’d like to know if you would go to a show in the West End if they were open today? Is Christmas Day one day of the year which should be sacred when it comes to staying closed or is there an audience … Read more

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