Musicals in London May 2017

Musicals in London in May

Our guide to West End musicals in London during May 2017.

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Musical in London: Royal Festival Hall

Royal Festival Hall Musical in London at the Royal Festival Hall. Enjoy an evening of songs taken from some of our best-loved West End musicals at the Royal Festival Hall.
Musical in London: 42nd Street at Theatre Royal Drury Lane

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to Theatre Royal Drury Lane 42nd Street tells the story of a Broadway dancer who gets her shot at stardom when the leading lady gets injured. The musical 42nd Street will be on during May at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane.
 
Musical in London: An American In Paris at Dominion Theatre

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to Dominion Theatre "An American in Paris" uses the music of George and Ira Gershwin to tell the story of an American GI in post-war Paris.
Musical in London: Dreamgirls at Savoy Theatre

to Savoy Theatre Amber Riley will be starring in the Tony Award winning musical "Dreamgirls", at the Savoy Theatre.
 
Musical in London: Motown The Musical at Shaftesbury Theatre

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Shaftesbury Theatre Relive the Motown years and Berry Gordy's journey as he launches the careers of Michael Jackson, Marvin Gaye and more!
Musical in London: Kinky Boots at Adelphi Theatre

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to Adelphi Theatre "Kinky Boots" tells the story of a Lola and a bankrupt shoe factory, and it's songs are written by pop-star Cyndi Lauper.
 
Musical in London: Beautiful Carole King Musical at Aldwych Theatre

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to Aldwych Theatre "Beautiful" tells the story of music legend Carole King, who become one of the most successful songwriters in music history. You can catch the popular musical Beautiful Carole King Musical at the Aldwych Theatre during May.
Musical in London: Matilda at Cambridge Theatre

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to Cambridge Theatre London musical at the Cambridge Theatre. Roald Dahl's "Matilda" tells the story of a child who rebels against the grown-ups when she discovers her amazing powers.
 
Musical in London: Thriller Live at Lyric Theatre

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to Lyric Theatre "Thriller Live" celebrates the career of Michael Jackson in a spectacular show filled with songs and dazzling dance moves.
Musical in London: Wicked at Apollo Victoria Theatre

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to Apollo Victoria Theatre If you like "The Wizard of Oz" then you will love "Wicked" -- it tells the story of what happened to the good and evil witches.
 
Musical in London: Phantom Of The Opera at Her Majesty’s Theatre

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to Her Majesty’s Theatre "The Phantom of the Opera" has some of the best sets in the West End, and one of Andrew Lloyd Webber's finest scores.
Musical in London: Les Miserables at Queen’s Theatre

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to Queen’s Theatre "Les Miserables" is an epic tale of passion and destruction, set against the backdrop of the French Revolution.
 

That’s all the West End musicals, but there are plenty more things to do during May including:

L’elisir d’amore — at the Royal Opera HouseMay 2017Donizetti’s comedy opera “L’elisir d’amore” tells the story of Nemorino, who tries to woo his love with a fake love potion.

A night of science, with Professor Brian CoxMay 2017Join Professor Brian Cox for a science stage-show and interview, whisking us through time and space to the edges of the cosmos.

“Tarantella”, by George BalanchineMay 2017The Royal Ballet and Royal Opera House will be putting on a performance of George Balanchine’s “Tarantella”.

The Vertiginous Thrill of Exactitude — Royal BalletMay 2017The Royal Ballet and Royal Opera House will be performing ‘The Vertiginous Thrill of Exactitude’ by William Forsythe.

Christopher Wheeldon’s “Strapless”May 2017The Royal Opera House will be putting on a production of Christopher Wheeldon’s one-act ballet, “Strapless”.

Verdi’s Don Carlo — at the Royal Opera HouseMay 2017The Royal Opera House will be performing Verdi’s “Don Carlo”, an opera about love, ambition and intrigue in Spain.

Omid Djalili — Schmuck For a NightMay 2017Omid Djalili’s new ‘Schmuck For a Night’ tour is coming to London in May, where he’ll be doing one night at the Apollo.

John ‘Star Wars’ Boyega, in Buchner’s “Woyzeck”May 2017John Boyega (from the recent Star Wars movie) will be starring in Buchner’s “Woyzeck”, at the Old Vic Theatre.

The Exterminating Angel — by Thomas AdesMay 2017The Royal Opera House will be putting on the premiere of Thomas Ades new opera, “The Exterminating Angel”

 
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